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Lonely Castle in the Mirror

lonelycastleinthemirror Lonely Castle in the Mirror
by Mizuki Tsujimura

GOODREADSAMAZON
Released: 22nd April 2021
Keywords: YA, Japanese, Fantasy, Mystery, Bullying, Mental Health

Synopsis
Seven students are avoiding going to school, hiding in their darkened bedrooms, unable to face their family and friends, until the moment they discover a portal into another world that offers temporary escape from their stressful lives. Passing through a glowing mirror, they gather in a magnifcent castle which becomes their playground and refuge during school hours. The students are tasked with locating a key, hidden somewhere in the castle, that will allow whoever finds it to be granted one wish. At this moment, the castle will vanish, along with all memories they may have of their adventure. If they fail to leave the castle by 5 pm every afternoon, they will be eaten by the keeper of the castle, an easily provoked and shrill creature named the Wolf Queen.

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Autism

Identifying as autistic at 35

This post is soley based on my own feelings, experiences and opinions. I am by no means an expert on autism, I just want to share my thoughts as this is something important to me and maybe it can help someone out there that may be questioning if they are also on the spectrum. There is no real structure to what I want to say so I apologise in advance if this post gets abit rambly.

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