- Recommended for ages 15+
Trigger Warnings: amputation, blood (minor gore), technical cannibalism, murder, torture, swearing
The main character is not and will not be guiltless throughout the entire vn.
- Recommended for ages 15+
Thanks so much to the amazing YuukiCrossPudding, who very generously offered to draw the sprites for Cognitive Dissonance! Everyone send her hugs and thank-you messages!
Hans is the one-armed spider lily who rescues Alys in the beginning of the story. He was very close to Alys when they were children, but he left without a trace seven years ago shortly after his parents died on a hunting trip. Although time has made him callous and cryptic, he is still a warm, chipper man at heart who enjoys nothing more than a good laugh.
A human girl with an intense hatred for demons to the extent that many of her comments are reprobate at best. Even while terrified, she remains poised, calculating, and graceful, and she never ceases to deliver snark after snark. However, she is physically weak and slow, even in comparison to other, typical humans. In comparison to spider lilies, she is less than nothing. Her true talent stems from her intelligence and broad knowledge, especially regarding weapons of indirect combat. Lena is very secretive regarding her past, and she seems to have scars on her body that she is desperate never to show.
Narsiq is an eighteen year old spy for Garden. He doubles as one of the most acknowledged knights of Sagua's royal army, which has been temporarily relegated as a group for the most powerful of demon-slayers by the queen herself. Rumors abound that he will be promoted to co-captain within the next decade. He is currently on a temporary leave to "visit his home town". Narsiq is Machiavellian but emotional and hot-tempered. It was inevitable that he partake in a series of atrocities to rise to his position and level of respect in Sagua, and while he'd commit them again and again if necessary, there's a part of him that hates himself for his actions and inactions.
Scripting the General Route + Plotting Hans' Route
desperatelyseek CG Artist once outlining is 100% done
- Lowkey looking for more editors... will actively search for editors come ~April
- Always looking for idea bouncers & people to fangirl with :3
Plot Construction: DONE!
Plot Detailing: General Route: DONE! | The Story of Vengeance: n/a | The Story of Escapism: n/a | The Story of Nihilism: n/a
Scripting: 1/5 done with General Route (~1/20 done with entire VN)
Sprites: In progress! Thanks much to YuukiCrossPudding <33
CG Art: Soon to look for an artist willing and able to draw violent scenes of a graphic nature & gxg romance
GUI: On hold
Music: On hold
Miscellaneous Coding: On hold
√ Three Routes Based on Allegiance
Do you choose to side with the humans or the spider lilies? Are you too hesitant for either?
√ Three Romanceable Characters
The route and your resulting actions result in romance with one of the characters, rather than the vice versa.
As such, romantic scenes are sadly negligible until about the middle of the individual routes.
√ Six to Eight Endings
I have eight endings planned out, but I may not be able to implement all of them
due to time/money constraints.
√ Freeware. Otherwise known as donateware.
Totally not because beggars can't be choosers.
Finish Diagramming Routes: March~June 2016
Finish Scripting General Route: February 2016
Finish Scripting Branched Routes: October~November 2016
Release VN♥: No later than December 2016
√ What's your opinion on the plot? How do you think it could be improved?
√ How do you feel about the endings? Should they be happier?
√ How do you feel about VNs with "darker" scenes?
They're fairly relevant to the plot, but I could always use vague descriptions/euphemisms/timeskips instead of detailed scenes & CGs.
√ Do you have any complaints regarding the thread layout?
e.g., should I make the plot description's font bigger?
√ How do you guys feel about endings that are of substantial length?
That is, each ending would be about a fifth or fourth of a single playthrough, with "choices" no longer making ending-related decisions once it's chosen
√ How do you guys feel about the love interests based on the little information you have?
I now have a Tumblr specifically for VN development news / progress / etc! This thread will only be updated with super major topics/news, while the Tumblr will be filled with as much info as I feel justified spamming people with It's my side blog, and sometimes I accidentally reblog to it instead of to my personal, but I'm trying my best not to! Any accidental posts are deleted ASAP.