Frozen by detachment and confused by superiority, the heart of a girl once so full of warmth is smothered by the narrow-mindedness of strength and the fear of weakness. Engraved within her being by the terror of her father and the darkness of his teachings, she distanced herself from her feelings and began to ignore the cries of her heart, cries that craved to be embraced. Yet through her denial of herself and the acknowledgement of who she is, the heart of her emotion began to beat again and with the realisation of a place to belong, tears once dried up and frozen begin to rejuvenate the heart.
So beyond appeasing the sense of taste, this culinary battle is also heavily incorporating the other senses that reflect back on the overall satisfaction of the dish. Hisako is utilising her expertise in medicinal cooking to create a texture for her hamburger that pleases the judges sense of touch within their mouth by using a gelatinous sauce to compliment the body of the patty and the softness of the bun. It is a fascinating approach in delivering a dish, especially with the shocking nature of her preparation, but from the reactions of the judges, it does sound like a great dish. Akira on the other hand is using his expertise in spices to indulge the arena spectators and judges with the aroma of his doner kebab.
Viola put it beautifully, right now only the Strawhat Pirates and their allies are capable of shattering the illusions Doflamingo has cast in front of Dressrosa and the world. The World Government are too busy concerning themselves with their own power, influence and relationship with the Tenryuubito that they ignore the cries of those suffering under the hands and manipulation of Doflamingo. Isshou may not be able to see but he is still closing his ears to the cries of the nation in favour of maintaining the duty the Marines hold within the World Government – control and order – something totally different from the peace and well-being of a nation and its citizens.
The plan to revive Kaguya was much more elaborate than I had even imagined, for the origins of the plan to stretch back to the origins of the Shinobi, how shocking. Black Zetsu has just revealed himself to be a completely massive enigma, he says he is Kaguya’s child but is he really? From the story he had shared, he was born in moment Kaguya was being sealed away inside Hagoromo and Hamura. The purpose attached to Black Zetsu was to revive Kaguya, and carried that out by manipulating the path of the Shinobi. Black Zetsu manufactured the conflict between the Uchiha and Senju and utilised the Uchiha’s sensitivity to set-up the Infinite Tsukiyomi and Kaguya’s revival. With that revealed, it begs the question, who exactly is Zetsu? Why was he created and who created him?
Yhwach is smarter than I gave him credit for, to use the opening Ichigo created to invade the Soul King’s Palace, it is quite the shrewd plan. In the first place, for Yhwach to even know about the weakness in the barriers protecting the Soul King’s Palace, how did he end up coming across such information? Yhwach even knows the length of the opening he has to invade =/. If nothing else, he is well-informed. But all that planning crumbled into ashes when he told Ichigo EXACTLY what he was planning. Was there even a need for Yhwach to tell Ichigo his plan to invade the Soul King’s Palace? That decision may come back to burn Yhwach brutally later.