Shots for Shots

Shots for Shots

a Persona 3 fanfiction by The Overlord Bear

Summary: Strega kills Shuji Ikutsuki early on, making Chidori Yoshino split off from the group even earlier.


WARNING: ALL-OUT SPOILERS AND CRAZY CANON DEVIATION UP AHEAD!


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In Security

In Security

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “…I wouldn’t worry too much about this VIP, sugar. He’s a regular, and while the phrase ‘handsome devil’ might be a bit… literal, with him, he tips well, and he’s not one for wandering hands.”


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Milestones, Turning Points, and Activity Updates – January 2020

Yo. Posting frequency and variation have been limited this month thanks to stuff like job hunting and delayed production, and I think I’ll go back to a weekend posting schedule in the future, too. Still, I think I can get a bit more out next month, especially with all the transcribing and revising I’ve been doing from my phone to my computer. In particular, I’m planning to post a one-shot fanfic a day after posting a prompted short story. And speaking of fanfics, I need to get myself together better to continue working on multi-chapters like Crawling to the Dawn…Seriously, the number of faves and follows that one  been getting on FanFiction.net continues to surprise me.

Also, my voice acting activity’s rising again, especially through Casting Call Club, and I’ve been getting a bunch of more exciting opportunities! For example: Why didn’t I seriously consider audio dramas before? That, and there’s Countdown to Silence. I have a pretty small role there, but considering the other efforts I’ve noticed in that fully voiced visual novel, I think it would be quite rude for me to not plug it as much as I can.

And now, here’s a list of the prompted short stories posted this month:

  1. “Jerking Jerks”
  2. “Obstacular”
  3. “Apocalyptic Admission”

And yeah, I was having some tough times this month, alright. There’s them colds and aggravated allergies, for example. Still, praise and thanks be to God Almighty very much again for the challenges along with the strength as well!

And one more thing: Happy Feast Day to Saint John Bosco!

Apocalyptic Admission

Apocalyptic Admission

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “The apocalypse is coming. Humanity has received its first warning sign: Not an earthquake, nor a meteor, nor burning hellfire. An essay, with the following prompt: ‘Please state why you should survive armaggedon (min. 100 words).’”


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Milestones, Turning Points, and Activity Updates – December 2019 + 2019 in Review

This month has also been a month of fighting against the cold. I’d like to thank God Almighty very much for the strength I’ve managed to have, still. A lot can be done even with so little, after all.

So, what’s the lot that I managed to get out here during December 2019? Here they are by type:

Freaking nuts, this is way more than last month, and I more or less had them all on schedule! Now I need to challenge myself towards staying on schedule while maintaining my health as well…

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In a bit, Morgana, I promise.

And now, on to reviewing 2019. Man, a lot has happened this year. Special mentions go to the following:

  • my university graduation with a thesis I’m really happy about (hint: It’s a Catholic fiction thesis)
  • my empowered passion for writing, especially in terms of short stories, reviews, and reflections
  • my first experiences as a young professional at work (read: my first job that lasted around a month)
  • my moves toward more active and organized blogging
  • my continued growth with God and my loved ones (which also includes a cosplay date at a con, yay~)

All that happened in a single year, and I kinda find it unbelievable…well, if I say that it’s all me, of course. All that happened not only because of me, but also because of other people and ultimately because of God. And there’s still more to come, more to improve on…well, there’s a lot more stuff to look forward to in the future, basically. I gotta keep at it with my faith, then!

And hey, I’d love to go long-winded about this sort of post, but I’ve been seeing the value of a certain Rule #1 of Revision that an old Poetry professor of mine once told us kids: “Delete, delete, delete.” Now, I need to properly apply that to my excess body fat as well…terumikamidelete

So, summary stuff done, meme pics added, what else now…Oh yeah, chill time. And the obligatory greetings: Happy New Year! And as usual, honest constructive feedback is highly encouraged and will be highly appreciated! \(^o^)/

If the Nativity Happened in Today’s Philippines

If the Nativity Happened in Today’s Philippines

a Christmas reflection by The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

“Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.

John would have prevented him, saying ‘I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?’

But Jesus answered him, ‘Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.’ Then he consented” (Matthew 3:13-15).


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