Crimson Soul

Strength, Bravery and Intelligence; Akihiro Kimura, an emotionless high school student possesses all these desired qualities but still struggles to find reason in this meaningless world. Weird sensations in his chest and throbbing headaches have been more common to him these past few weeks, but his fateful encounter with her confirmed all his doubts.

Prompt: Impossible Romance
Themes: #Comedy #Drama
My themes: #Fireworks #Slice of life

This is my entry into the MAL X Honeyfeed Writing Contest. If you'd like to see Crimson Soul made into a manga (and possibly an anime) by Kodansha, publishers of Attack on Titan and Your lie in April, please comment, like, and follow from now until 31/10/2021, then vote for it in the Public Voting Semi-Finals under Prompt 1 between 3/10/2021 and 9/10/2021, and then vote for it again in the Public Voting Finals between 14/11/2021 and 30/11/2021 (both times using the MyAnimelist Android and iOS apps). The winners will be announced on 12/12/2021.

(The original picture of the cover page does not belong to me. Credits to the respective owner. Picture edited by RealAire.)

Prompt: Impossible Romance
Themes: #Comedy #Drama
My themes: #Fireworks #Slice of life

This is my entry into the MAL X Honeyfeed Writing Contest. If you'd like to see Crimson Soul made into a manga (and possibly an anime) by Kodansha, publishers of Att...

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Chapter 1: The Spark
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Chapter 2: Mating Season
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Chapter 3: A Scar On His Heart
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Chapter 4: Denied Wish
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Chapter 5: Home Alone
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Chapter 6: The Lost Dazzle
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Chapter 7: Shattered Ego
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Chapter 8: Regret Is Not An Option
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Chapter 9: Ignorance Is Bliss
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Chapter 10: Display Of Humility
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Chapter 11: Internal Conflict
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Chapter 12: Nostalgic Scar
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Chapter 13: Change Is Inevitable
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Chapter 14: Undiscovered Love
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Chapter 15: So Close, Yet So Far
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Chapter 16: The Only Time He Lied
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Chapter 17: The Great Love Philosopher
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Chapter 18: Two Birds, One Stone
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Chapter 19: Free Will
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Chapter 20: Go With The Flow
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Chapter 21: A Man's True Desire
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Chapter 22: Beneath The Fireworks
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Chapter 23: The Eyes Of A Killer
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Chapter 24: Turning Point
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Chapter 25: Princess Of The Crimson Red Flame
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Chapter 26: Like Master, Like Dog
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Chapter 27: Fated Encounter
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Chapter 28: Where It All Began
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Chapter 29: A Cold Heart
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Chapter 30: Regret
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Chapter 31: Their Final Sin
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Chapter 32: The Cruel Fate That Lies Ahead
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Chapter 33: Slaves Till The Very End
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Chapter 34: Awakening Of The Devil
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Chapter 35: Killing Machines, Not Nurses
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Chapter 36: One More Chance
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Chapter 37: Sealed From The Very Beginning
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Chapter 38: The Bitter Truth
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Chapter 39: The Lonely Wolf On The Mountain Top
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Chapter 40: Only One Option
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Chapter 41: Light Shines Brightest, When The World Is At Its Darkest
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Chapter 42: Hope In The Ocean Of Despair
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Chapter 43: Under The Moonlit Sky
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Chapter 44: Happiness Doesn't Last Forever
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Chapter 45: The Face Of The Devil
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Chapter 46: The Deadly Aura Of The Monster
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Chapter 47: The Final: Crimson Soul
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Chapter 48: Epilogue
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Chapter 49: Afterword
UpdatedMay 07, 2024
Writing StatusFinished
Word Count79,619
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