Yes, I am alive.
I just wanted to get that out there, first of all, to reassure you all that, yes, this is still a Thing, and No, it hasn’t completely destroyed my soul.
In all honesty, there were a few times that this chapter had me wanting to slam my head into walls, or had be rage quitting the transcript for the day and f*cking off to go watch anime.
This wasn’t a surprise. I had planned for this chapter being one that would take a while and hurt quite a bit, which is why this chapter is a double-post…you get both Chapter Five AND the first in my AU mini-fics in the Sparkle Crown Chronicles (because I just need to be happy, you guys).
So, I hereby present you with both