[Fic] You Can (Not) Run Away

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[Fic] You Can (Not) Run Away

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Postby RadicalRandy » Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:13 am

Hey fellas. It's 3am where I'm at and I'm slowly losing my ability to give a shit anymore. Anyway, as I stew away in my pit of despair, I'd like to present unto you all a little project I've been dabbling at for a few months now.

For a little backstory (there's also a bit of information at the A/N I leave at the bottom of each chapter if you're interested), I conjured this idea of putting ol' Shinji-kun in a wheelchair because of two inspirations:
1. Johnny Joestar - protagonist in Steel Ball Run which is essentially an AU of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
2. I got my physical issues, and I've even been numbed from the waist down at one point.

I thought it would be interesting to mess up Shinji's life a bit more, considering that some fics tend to go in the opposite direction and try giving him a superpower or whatever (though I'm not saying that's entirely a bad thing).

Another thing to note is that I'm trying to keep it as *authentic as I can while adding a bit of my own twist to the original storyline. The primary reason is to limit any sort of external factors other than Shinji's obvious impairment that would otherwise affect how the story unfolds. And, you know, it's pretty neat to throw a curveball in the story and see how it goes or whatever. Sorry if these first chapters are incredibly boring, it's going to take a while to warm up both the content as well as my writing style (I've been writing too many essays that are, frankly, dry and immensely uninteresting at times).

If you like it- fantastic, I love you.

If you don't, well that's fine too.

https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12399376/3/You-Can-Not-Run-Away

Oh, and if anyone has anything interesting to add, please do.
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Postby C.T.1290 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:04 pm

I read the first part of that fanfic, but haven't got to the further chapters yet. I think it's a pretty interesting concept. I'd like to see how differently things would turn out with Shinji being in a wheelchair.
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Postby RadicalRandy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:05 am

C.T.1290 wrote:I read the first part of that fanfic, but haven't got to the further chapters yet. I think it's a pretty interesting concept. I'd like to see how differently things would turn out with Shinji being in a wheelchair.


Oh jeez, I was completely caught off-guard to see something posted in my thread :tongue: thanks for the read!

Yeah, obviously my biggest issue is how I'm approaching the storyline with Shinji physically (and emotionally) handicapped, and I've reworked this concept several times over now. I apologize for the slow start and how it too closely resembles the show as the beginning is very difficult at properly alter since it provided a good introduction into what I wanted. I can assure you that from hereon I'll be taking the steps to change the direction of this given the new few chapters.
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Postby Geometer » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:19 am

Its a weird feeling that having Shinji being disabled actually somehow makes me more optimistic for him.

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Postby RadicalRandy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:23 am

View Original PostGeometer wrote:Its a weird feeling that having Shinji being disabled actually somehow makes me more optimistic for him.


That's a nice attitude to have.
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Postby C.T.1290 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:39 pm

I wonder how Asuka will interact with Shinji with him being in a wheelchair, and his reason for piloting an EVA is for him to be able to walk instead of seeking praise from his father.
Hopefully, she'll treat him a bit nicer than she did in the series.
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