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What’s Wrong With Breaking The Fourth Wall?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
In the previous article, West complained about a certain new nickname and would like East to explain where this nickname came from.

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If you’re also wondering about that, well, you can continue to wonder because East evades the question and does not bother to answer.

Well, there is an answer, but it’s not what you’re thinking.

Let’s hear it for East’s response: “I thought you liked it. You did not protest when I called you 'Sky' a few sentences- ah, I mean, a few posts or so ago.”

“Huh.” West blinks, confused. “Did you, now? Really? Oh. I must have missed it then.”

East smiles slightly at that. “I am not surprised in the least.”

“Uff, whatever, East. Just don’t call me 'Sky'. And don’t break the fourth wall by mentioning things like 'posts'. That’s totally not cool or awesome at all.” The Superhero pouts.



*Notes:
- This is part 13 of The Adventures Of The World’s Superheroes series, a story told in several short posts
- Part 12
- Image with added text was modified by Freya Yuki based on the image by Rusembell (CC:BY) from deviantArt
- Sky in the image is meant to represent the sky mentioned in the story
- YouTube video features the English version of the song “Hishoku No Sora,” from the anime Shakugan No Shana, as sung by Rosa dub (RebirthOfRosa); song was chosen because the lyrics speaks of the sky

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