Oh, I’m sorry. Did you think it was over? Did you think we were done? Nah, son. It ain’t over till it’s over. Wind that clock back.
In any case, RWBY. I put up a post a while back that went into Volume 4, and my less-than-ideal reaction to it. I don’t think it’s a “season” that breaks the show beyond repair, but I do feel as if it’s the weakest offering yet. It’s a shame I have to be so negative towards a show I genuinely like, but here we are. And here I am, specifically. See, when I was thinking about the post, I had more things planned than just taking a steaming dump all over Rooster Teeth’s 3D anime. But in typical Voltech fashion, that post ended up reaching the 4000-word mark, and there wasn’t much room for anything else. Like the positive stuff.
Here’s the thing: I’ve said on multiple occasions, and in multiple posts, that I want to be a writing hero -- a storyteller whose works can put smiles on the faces of others. It’s a lofty goal, for sure, and one that can only be reached with sufficient amounts of training and skill. Pumping iron or running laps aren’t what’ll make me a better writer, though; mental effort will. And to that end, confronting RWBY presents me with a unique opportunity. If I want to be a great writer, then I need to be able to provide possible alternatives instead of saying “THIS THING SUCKS” and moving on. How would you fix it? How would you do better? And so on, and so forth.
So that’s what I’m going to do…eventually. But first, there’s a question that’s been on my mind: are the characters in RWBY going to turn into Grimm?