FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #23: Soul

Soul – the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.-OR-the essence or embodiment of a specified quality. “So, let me make sure I have all of this straight.The thing that marks you as a Warrior of Light is a combination of both the Echo and the Blessing of Light,…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #22: Fluster

Fluster – make someone agitated or confused. Aetherytes were constantly busy. You learned pretty quick to move away from one as soon as you manifested next to one, lest someone suddenly appear next to you and knock you both down. Old Man Franks, tired as he was, almost forgot this, and only barely missed being…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #21: Feckless

Feckless – lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible. Since confessing to her how she had felt about her daughter all those years, ago, F’lhaminn had insisted that Fearless have a meal with her at least one time a week, unless she had world-saving that she couldn’t get away from. Aside from their exile to…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #20: Petrichor

Petrichor – a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather. The seaside cave well shimmered, and a woman fell out. She groaned in pain, clutching her head. She tried opening her eyes and almost immediately pressed them shut again, recoiling from what was not a particularly…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #1`9: Free Day

It’s the first sunday I’ve had free enough to write something! I decided to pen a follow-up to Day 10’s submission. How I handled Rheika and G’raha’s interaction drew a bit of criticism there, so this will hopefully clarify things. I plan on revising it just a little to make it more clear exactly why…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #18: Devil’s Advocate

Devil’s Advocate – a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of the opposing arguments. So I’m just gonna say, this is absolutely NOT canon but these two had a lively debate in my head after I watched the Job Actions trailer, which got me rethinking who…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #17: Destruct

Destruct – cause deliberate, irreparable damage to It was maintenance day. Once every week, Franks had to break down all of the equipment he used as part of the Machinistry discipline and scrub it free of any grime, dirt, and other accumulated filth. Much of it had to be re-lubricated following this process. It was…

FF XIV Write 2021 Prompt #16: Crane

Crane – stretch out one’s body or neck in order to see something. Kugane tended to get very warm this time of year, and Ranaa Mhigo was grateful that the casual attire she wore was so breathable. It did an excellent job of keeping the sun from her bronzed skin, but let those all-too rare…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #15: Thunderous

thunderous – relating to or giving warning of thunder, very loud, powerful, or intense It had been something of an eventful few days for the Warriors of Light. A cure for tempering, found. A civil war within Limsa Lominsa, averted. The first step towards peace with a beast tribe, taken. Had it not been for…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #14: Commend

Commend: praise formally or officially -OR-entrust someone or something to. Light met Darkness. Darkness threatened to swallow it, but it would not be dimmed, until with the loudest shattering of glass Rheika had ever heard, her vision went white. When the glare finally dimmed, there stood a hyur’s form, garbed in the shadows of Ascian…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #13: Oneirophrenia

Oneirophrenia –a hallucinatory, dream-like state caused by several conditions such as prolonged sleep deprivation, sensory deprivation, or drugs Programming Note – Didn’t write anything for the 12th (which was a free/makeup day) due to the weekend being extremely busy. Not many people outside of the staff of Skysteel Manufactory have a chance to visit the rooms on its upper floors….

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #11: Preaching to the Choir

Preaching to the Choir – to speak for or against something to people who already agree with one’s opinions “I’m sorry, I’m going to need you to repeat that, because there’s absolutely no way that what I think I heard can actually be what you said.” “It’s true, Dahk. There is an underground network of…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #10: Heady

Heady – (of liquor) potent; intoxicating.-OR-willful or rash This takes place during the finale of 5.0, after the little kid asks if the player is the Warrior of Darkness, but before the Scions gather in the Ocular and send the Warrior back to the source. The Crystarium is throwing a giant party to celebrate their…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #9: Friable

Friable – easily crumbled. “Makoto, what’s going on? Why are we at this random warehouse?” Makoto briefly stopped as she walked down the offices. She didn’t like lying to her girlfriend, but it wasn’t the right time yet to tell her the full truth. “You’ll….you’ll see, Fearless. Please, just trust me.” “I do trust you,…

FFXIV Write 2021 Prompt #8: Adroit

Adroit – clever or skillful in using the hands or mind. “Greetings, miss! Welcome to the Carpenter’s guild! How can I help you?” Tataru smiled at the man behind the desk. “Hello, ser! My name is Tataru Taru, I’m here to speak with Timbermaster Beatin about a commission!” “Ah, yes. I was told to expect…