DIVA: Tales of the Holy Mountain #3

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 13:44:44 PDT 2018

On 9/29/2018 3:07 AM, deucexm wrote:
> When Shirogami fights, on the rare occasion that she lowers herself to violence,
> it is not to win. Not only that, at any rate.
> In the White God's eyes, Kurogami is above fighting; she must be kept pure, her
> hands unstained by such filthy things. And so Shirogami fights in her stead -
> when she has to. But there is a part of her that, despite how distasteful it may
> be, revels in the fight - perhaps too much.

This entire dynamic is fascinating and mythic, taking real combinations of love 
and complicated mental shit and raising them up to the level of legendry.

> So it is that Shirogami collects masks, and wears them as the occasion demands;
> for the anonymity they grant is a powerful thing, and the ensuing freedom to
> immerse herself in desires most unusual - even forbidden, in some eyes - is a
> heady rush for the White God.
> Kurogami is always herself, but Shirogami, mysterious as the moon, has many
> faces.

And that's just. Holy fuck. It opens up so much.

Drew "I love this series and its tone and style and I love Deuce's writing, 
fuuuuuuuuuck" Perron

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