[Image: First image is Utena in her rose bride outfit, on the ground after being stabbed. Second image is Utena back in her duelist outfit, using her fists to force herself back up.
Text: I don’t have to keep trying, there is no obligation for me to not just give up, just slump down until I fall away and join the inanimate matter of this strange other world. I don’t have to keep trying. Remember that, I say to myself, as I keep trying.]
FINALLY FINISHED! My elaborate poster for the elaborate parody au that lives in my head. I’ve been wanting to do this since I drew this in 2010. IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING, and I’ve thought about it way too much, but instead of going into detail I’ll just leave this here.