This time I feel like talking a bit about some ideas, and the need to satisfy my artistic side, having your opinion on this in the end.
As I said before, when I started Rapelay, I didn't had any contact with Hentai, except... well... Rapelay... so, I started reading and investigating some mangas and anime, nowadays I read Visual Novels too.
One thing I learned with all this is that you can never say - Ok, with this, I've seen everything - when you finish watching/reading an Hentai, there is ALWAYS something crazier, weirder, awesome, waiting for you the next day, and that is something I enjoy, I like to be surprised with some out of the box ideas.
But I do something awful, I write stories about girls getting raped, just for entertainment. I could never, ever, do something so awful to someone, or even watch it without trying to do something, yet, I write about this stuff, and I enjoy. Since I was a kid, my parents always teached me the difference between what is real and what is fiction, since I was always watching really crazy cartoons (Ren and Stimpy), and I started watching horror movies at a very... VERY early age.
I got to a point that - If this shit isn't real, then it's ok, it's just fiction - since trying to humiliate / taking control over a woman, is something that is appealing to some people, and it might work the other way around, and since you're only fantasizing about it, and not actually doing something bad to someone... it's ok in my book!
That is the way I see things, meaning, I can go to any length to tell a story, that is what I tried to do with Episode 8, I wanted that episode to be the most extreme of the series, yet, I didn't went the full circle, I was just testing violence in my videos, and, I got some nice comments about, specially the ones I was expecting - I liked the episode, but, it didn't make me horny, it was too violent - That was very important to me, there is a line between sex and just plain violence, even if that includes sex, and there is acceptable raping, like the ones depicted before Episode 8, because I wasn't physically hurting the girls.
That leads us to the next topic, Physical and Psychological violence.
I like to write about mind games, you got a glimpse of that by the end of Episode 8, I like the idea of mentally breaking someone, but by the end, I find that way more extreme than beating someone up, or just killing, or physically torturing someone, because, when you mentally torture someone, you are, indeed, changing a person completely, you're changing what makes that person, herself... usually for the worse, making that person, soulless, and filled with... despair?!
That is something that, it's kinda hard for me to write or do a video about, because, I think people might get too sad, or too depressed, killing the idea of "entertainment". This is not your average sad ending, where your beloved one died... no one dies, just, someone went into a deep despair, and knows, that her life ended, and she'll just be forgotten that she exists.
I have explored some plots about this, as you guys know, I'm always collecting a bunch of stories and ideas that I get, and sometimes I just sit, and think - Ok, let's try to think of the most extreme stuff I can come up with - and the next day, I try to surpass that, and I think how the story can work out, instead of thinking, how its this gonna be accepted, because, I want to write cool and out of the box stuff, but this is just crossing the line, perhaps...
This makes us get to this final conclusion. I've been planning the Birthday Present, and was gonna include a Total Control side story, about her son (alongside with Botuplay winning short), but, then I thought - This might be a good time to test a bit on mind-break stories. So, I kinda wanted to know your opinion on all this, but know this, even if my mind-break plots feature sex, that is not my focus.
I created a good entry point story of mind-breaking, it tries to go a bit extreme by the end, but never lifts off to something out of this world, I just wanted to know if it is accepted.
The Total Control short is also cool, and VERY lighthearted, it doesn't have rape, I've been reading - Renai Sample - from Fakku Books, and got some really good inspirations. I wanted to create a short for this birthday present, my early idea was to make a full adaptation of a short manga I read, it was nothing special, just had a nice concept, but now, I dunno what I should do:
- Mind-Break short (extreme)
- Total Control Short (lighthearted)
- A twist on the usual wife rape short (the usual cool wife rape everyone loves)
Anyway, what is your opinion in all this? You can send me a note if you don't want to talk about this in public, but your opinion is valuable.
In some other news, I'm already focusing my attention on Episode 9, still have no ETA, but I'm officially working on it
Don't forget the Botuplay contest! - Botuplay Contest 2 - For April Birthday Gift
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Thanks for the read!