Touhou Remix P.158 (Orchestral) Voyage 1969 & Voyage 1970
Hmm. Good points which I’ll keep in mind in the future. But the thing that bugs me is how fast would regeneration be for a higher ranking youkai? Also, if the regeneration is quite fast, wouldn’t there be a great deal of heat produced?
Laughs because people keep thinking guns would be useful in Gensokyo.
Well care to explain why they would not be useful then? In fact, if guns wouldn’t be useful in Gensokyo even for a brief time, then how come humans dominate the outside world then, hmm? I believe you ought to rethink your statement over carefully. In my opinion; a gun, despite having to carry ammo for it, has an advantage over dammaku in that the bullets from a gun are hardly visible unless they’re tracer rounds. Also, considering the amount of kinetic energy behind even a small bullet, let alone something a .308 or a .408, I don’t believe it’s wise to think guns are useless in Gensokyo.
Heck, even one of the Aya blogs had a similar statement before they deleted it after thinking it over.
((The reason that I decided to play her as a goddess is quite simple: it’s there in the canon. The fact that her surname matches that of Omoikane is a strong indicator, since ZUN isn’t the kind to make references without meaning and Yagokoro isn’t really seen anywhere else in fiction that I was able to turn up. There’s the additional fact that the Watatsukis mention that Eirin was instrumental alongside Tsukuyomi, a deity, in establishing the Lunar Capitol. Finally one could easily assume that a deity of wisdom might hide their ability by only showing it in a highly specific field, which could be one interpretation of her uncanny ability to simply know how to make absolutely any medicine that she desires.
When I first got into the character, Ten Desires and the subsequent Symposium of Post-Mysticism had not been released. In that written work, ZUN outright states that Eirin is a god of some manner which confirmed my earlier headcanons pretty clearly. What was only hinted at before was more or less canonized and so I continued gleefully down that path.
Short version is simply that I try to align with canon in major character aspects, and that seemed to be what canon was implying before outright stating it.))
This also extends to all of the blogs that I use. Feel free to ask about any of them.
"Certainly, I should be able to provide something that should ease the pain and swelling. I would also recommend that you do not use your wings for flight in the mean time. I understand that this might make your ability to maneuver slightly difficult, but you do not wish to exacerbate the injury."
reminder that eirin also drank the hourai elixir
This is actually probably incorrect for various reasons.
- Kaguya was exiled when she drank the Elixir because to Lunarians it constitute a loss of purity, a terrible crime. Eirin was not exiled at any point (and in fact went into self-enforced exile for Kaguya’s sake and not due to the government’s mandate). This means that she likely had not drank it at any point while on the moon.
- Stronger confirmation comes from the fact that it’s stated that Hourai immortals cannot enter Hakugyokurou whatsoever. However Eirin was able to pass through in order to treat Youmu’s madness in one of the endings of Imperishable Night. As such it stands to reason that Eirin did not consume the Hourai Elixir.
There are a few other ways you could reach the same conclusion, but the fact remains that it is more likely that she didn’t consume it rather than she did, barring any official confirmation.
" ..A refuge for deities and youkai ? I never knew that such a place existed.. " Tsukuyõmi replied to the fellow Lunarian ,
"And yet it does, thanks to the meddling of one very particular youkai who wished to preserve her kind. This realm is similar to the one that you came from, but the realm of humans on this side is far from it. It is full of technology and disbelief, a toxic environment for youkai who live by fear and superstition." The doctor tapped her foot lightly, studying the wolf even now. "We can continue this discussion inside if you prefer, rather than standing in the moonlight. Or perhaps you would enjoy this just as well."
Takako clenched her teeth slightly, “Was born like that,” she said simply really not wanting to mention or really think about her species. Though as well her life spent living in a city mostly populated by Oni meant that she would avoid lying as it sometimes meant the difference between life and death. So after a few seconds she expanded on her words “… I am a Sankai Youkai… You know, the youkai who are born from humans who didn’t take care of their children while they were pregnant with them! That’s why my organs don’t work., my whore of a mother killed me once with her drugs and alcohol and worse!”
By the time she ended her explanation her voice had raised into a full yell and she looked as if the slightest reason would drive her to attack. A second after she finished talking and after she had realized what she most likely looked like she looked away with a hint of embarrassment over herself while squeezing her blade like it was a stress toy. She was trying to hide that since she was told to be respectful to people she wanted help from.
"I see, a Sankai." Eirin spoke with a flat tone in reply to the girl’s anger. There was no real indication that she was at all concerned with Takako’s volume or violence. Neither had she seemed surprised at the sudden escalation. "Well one might suggest that you do not necessarily need the use of your organs if your passing was the trigger of your transition to become a youkai. Still, the properties of such individuals can be subject to change, so internal issues can definitely be incumbent from the process. I imagine you know all of this anyway."
The doctor took a moment to shrug her shoulders. “So the issue is that your failing internal organs are due to your very nature. That in itself is unfortunate, but I can likely do a little better for you than just alleviating your pains if you would be interested in pursuing some other options. It would certainly be better than the state that you are in right now.”
She simply let herself be escorted through the mansion and to their destination, her pace slow. Once outside, Kaguya let herself take a deep breath, and glanced at Eirin with the same pleasant smile she had had until up now.
“I’m not feeling picky today, so I’ll leave both those things up to you. If you want to drink something, I’ll be more than glad to join you.”
"Not picky today? Well then might I suggest the north side of the building? There will be a little more shade to offer there at least. Some tea would be refreshing as well, so I will have it brought."
The tempo of Eirin’s steps changed for a brief moment before continuing forward, leading Kaguya along the side of the house. Once there she slowed to a stop to help Kaguya lower to sit. “Which side of the house seems like a trifling matter, hm? Regardless of the small details, a thousand years are worth the small moments.”