the horrible adventures of being a fujoshi
today was a pretty stressful day, but not in a way that’s stressful to most. Actually, I got up really early because I knew I had a package coming, and it’s been a long time since I last got new BL to read (wow I’m a loser) so I was super excited and couldn’t sleep. So I stayed up and played with the cats and read some Will Grayson, Will Grayson while waiting for the DHL guy.
But he missed our house, it would seem. I left a note for him to leave my package on the deck (because I am anti-social), but after he went by there was no package. And when I refreshed the delivery info, it said it was delivered… crap. I search all around outside my house but there was NOTHING. Horrified, I even went to see if they left it at the neighbors, but unfortunately our neighbors weren’t home and I didn’t want to snoop around their house too much while they weren’t around. So I called customer service and was dragged around a while. But ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL and I ended up getting my package–they did accidentally deliver it to the neighbors, but the neighbors didn’t open the package (THANK GODDDD) and I was able to pick it up safely.
the above book is the reason I almost cried in horror when I realized it might have been left with a neighbor. Because uh. For one, this is the color insert. If that weren’t bad enough, the art has kind of a shota-y feel to it. orz;;;; And I live in the district where Michele Bachmann is constantly re-elected, if that tells you anything. You may as well refer to this district is Minnesota’s own Bible Belt and I’m sure my neighbors are no exception.
And to think: usually I flat-out refuse to buy BL manga where the covers look even vaguely shota-ish because I’m always worried something like this will happen. It wasn’t until this time when I was like “well, nothing usually goes wrong so it should be okay to buy this book!” that something terrible like this happened. I guess I’ll not go back to being too terrified to buying and books that could be taken as shota on any level. orz
But they are in safe hands now and I am excited to read them dsg;ljsd;gd thank you, neighbors, for not accidentally opening my package and thus turning me in to the cops or something. sob.