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Cloak Girl

So back in college there was a girl who wore a forest green cape every day. I don't remember her name, though I roomed across the hall from her one year. She was obviously very into fantasy. She loves Lord of the Rings and had a whole fantasy village set up outside her room window.

She was a little "weird" to most people and was often made fun of. I remember just thinking she was a little different. I mean, I liked LOTR too, but I didn't wear a cape. No one else did.

She was a nice girl though. I know she must have known she was the object of a lot of jokes. Despite what your mockers think, you're never oblivious to that.

Well, today I made a green cloak. I am now cape girl. I guess some people might mock me. Honestly I don't care. Not at this point. I have learned to sew and can make a cloak. In fact I did so in just a few hours today. So I'm pretty proud of myself.

The character I'm cosplaying is Kvothe from The Name of the Wind. If you like fantasy and you haven't read it, you need to read it! It's fantastic!!

He's a guy, but I love the character so much I wanted to cosplay him regardless.

So here I am. Cape girl. Or rather, cloak girl.

And if I ever mocked college cape girl, I am truly sorry. You were cool. I just didn't know.

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  1. Linea Wilson was her name...and she was pretty awesome! Very confident and honestly, in my opinion, wore her clothes the way she wanted and really didn't care what people thought. But, great reminder nonetheless!

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