About kirase

My faith in humanity is at an all-time low, and I have an excess of spite that I'm all too happy to share with others.

Embracing the Hour of Twilight

by Hinote Kirase

The title of this alone is undoubtedly going to get me some sharp looks and narrowed eyes, but I get enough of those already, so whatever. I don’t care. Nevertheless, I’ll preface this by saying it isn’t what you think; I’m not writing in defense of the Twilight’s Hammer, Deathwing, their goals, their motives, or the end of the world. I think by this point even the deepest of Twilight’s Hammer sleeper agents have revealed themselves, because their final goal, the Hour of Twilight – the end of Azeroth – is at hand. The chips are all down, we know who the bad guys are and who the good guys are, and everyone’s going all in. If you’re getting the impression that I’m trying to hard to convince you that I’m on your side, it’s because previous events have left me with little faith left in the wisdom and judgment of the masses.

But that’s another story.
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Shedding Some Light on the Dark Arts


by Hinote Kirase

Close your windows, shut your door, turn out the lights, and sit for a few moments by yourself. Count how long it takes for you to feel uncomfortable. For most people it doesn’t take long. You know why that is? Because you don’t know anything about your surroundings any more. Perhaps for a few seconds you’ll remember what your room looks like, but that picture will quickly fade to black, leaving your mind to run wild with all sorts of outlandish theories as to what’s there. Most of them probably won’t be accurate, but that doesn’t stop you from thinking about it, does it? We, as people, love to formulate our own stories about things when we know nothing about the thing in question. We do it every day. I suppose it’s no surprise, then, that there’s a great deal of misinformation about “dark” magic users, known more colloquially as warlocks. Why is that? There are a lot of reasons. Some skepticism is, of course, warranted; warlocks don’t exactly have a very sunny history. But let’s take a look, and perhaps shed some light on a few common misconceptions.
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Ten Reasons Joining the Twilight’s Hammer is a Bad Idea

by Hinote Kirase

You’d think it would go without explanation that signing up to a cult whose express purpose is not only the end of the world, but the end of all existence in general was a poor decision. Most people you ask will probably say so. But here we are today, a few months after the Cataclysm, and their numbers are continuing to go up at least as fast as they go down; which, I will assure you, is a considerably fast rate. So, since there are apparently people out there in need of persuasion on this, here’s a short list of reasons why you should endeavor not to find yourself in the Twilight’s Hammer’s ranks.
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