Fuck Astor [Dexter]

Okay, first of all, I know that she is only… what? Thirteen years old? Somewhere around there. Second of all, I live in a neighborhood where it’s full of Hispanics. I go to a school where the majority are Asians and Hispanics. There are some Caucasians here and there, but they’re really influenced by the people around them so they don’t exactly act like people in the movies.

So let me start. Also, spoilers, maybe?

First season. Astor was a character that I enjoyed very much. She was, almost what I can say, a child-like character. Cody was certainly one (considering that he was young, he doesn’t know about his abusive father). Astor, on the other hand, remembers the abuse. The next thing I find a bit faulty is when she suddenly had a change with her dad. It was a bit quick. Maybe it’s because she’s a kid and she’s easily persuaded? Either that, or she’s in denial. If it’s the latter, I’d understand because I’m in denial myself. Rather than that, I didn’t have much of a problem with Astor.

Second season. I really like the fact that she was trying to maintain her relationship with Dexter. It was okay. Didn’t really focus much on her this season. Or at least from what I remember. She was okay.

Third season. Eh.

Fourth season. Suddenly, the shit hits the fan. Astor goes on an asshole puberty change. What the fuck? Seriously? I rarely (or maybe even never) see these type of girls before so whenever I see them being portrayed like that on TV/movies, I get extremely frustrated. What is wrong with these white girls? Maybe because they hang out with other white girls. I don’t know. Or maybe because she lives in Miami. I will never know (until I travel east). I sometimes feel like people try to portrait teenagers as rebellious. In which case, I’m not rebellious (because I lived a sheltered life) so I get mad whenever people say shit to their parents. Um… excuse me? They’re the only putting a roof over your head stupid. This is why you should never ever make me a parent of a spoiled brat. I will immediately kick them out of the house. I won’t take their bullshit. They can go ahead and ruin their lives. I feel rather sadistic about this. Maybe I should be more humanistic (via psychology).

She comes to an agreement with Dexter somewhere in the middle of season four. I was like, “Okay. Cool.” Then she goes back to being rude again. What happened to your little agreement? She even goes to say, “Why do you hate me, Dexter?” Excuse me? What the fuck are you talking about? I have indeed lashed out at my parents at time, but mostly because I’m hot-headed and also they were getting angry at me. I do have to say that I’d prefer if teenagers shut up and understand their place. They really do need to understand that their parents are the one who are sheltering them (unless they’re abusive, then scratch everything I said). What is wrong with this child?

Fifth season. I wanted to punch her at this point. I’m not good with brats, as you can see from my text. Maybe it’s okay(?) to act irrational after somebody’s death. What am I thinking? Astor’s reason to be irrational was… irrational. She blames Dexter for this and wished that it was him who died. When, may I ask, did you ever think of that? You liked Dexter in season 1 and 2. When did you ever thought that he was the reason? When did you ever thought about how your family was fine without a dad. I really have to blame the writers for this.

Can I get an age range of Astor when she came back to her mom’s house drunk? I feel like I’m watching Thirteen all over again. That was a terrible movie. I’ll talk about that in the future. I should take a trip to Florida when I have the chance. See how it is over there.

How can Astor turn from such a lovable character (to me) to one of the most hated character (to me) of all times?

Maybe it’s just because I hate (white) teenage girls in movies/shows. Maybe it’s also because I hate teenagers disrespecting their parents. I don’t know.


What the Hell, Aeria Games? [Aura Kingdom Founder’s Beta]


Aura Kingdom is going through the Founder’s Beta within 13 days. Before today, which is the day where they reveal the prices for the Founder’s Pack, me and a couple of friends were joking about it. I sarcastically said, “It’s probably going to be around 30 bucks.” That is expensive enough for me.

Then today… the prices are released.

Screenshot_2I don’t even know anymore. Seriously Aeria Games? Are you that greedy right now? Why would people spend $300 on a Founder’s Beta that only expand over 2 weeks (or more)? There are people who are that dumb, aren’t there? Yes, there is. A person bought this Diamond Pack… I am not kidding. Why? Just why?

I have a problem with this. The first thing is the fact that they saying that it’s “on sale” so for the people who look at it, they think it’s a good deal. Oh, yeah, it used to be $550 but now it’s $300. I save $250 if I buy it now. Hopefully nobody thinks that because this is just the first day. It’s like you going on a 45% sale on everything on the first day of your business. You’ll end up destroying your business like that. This is just a cheap way for encouraging people to buy the damn thing (especially when they have a little price tag that says, “BEST DEAL”)

The second is the fact that all of the items are useless. It’s like you’re buying a doll house for your daughter and she plays with it for one day. You just wasted $55. This is (almost) the exact same situation.

Saving your name? Wow! I don’t need it. My name is unique enough that nobody would steal it (unless they’re jerks). Even if it’s taken, I have a whole bunch of names in the bank to pull out. People who’ve played MMORPG long enough should already have a whole name bank. They don’t need this whole “saving your name” thing. Loyalty points… I don’t know about that. The Capsule of Goodies is also useless. A Founder’s Hat? No. Legendary Accessories? They better be really good and not some bullshit +5 thing. In game Founder Title? I don’t care about that! If you really want to feel special, maybe. A monthly costume membership? I don’t know what that is, but I don’t care about costumes. Membership means you’re not getting this forever so no thanks.

A Kero pet is practically useless because it’s probably not going to help you in battle. I could go on.

Screenshot_4The only thing I see fit is the mount (faster travel) and the panther who will actually fight with you. But I’m not spending $300 on that. If I was going to buy something to get into the Founder’s Beta, I’d get the Supply Pack. At least they got upgrade scrolls and such. It’s a bit more valuable than the Gold Pack in my opinion.

You can still be in Founder’s Beta. Yup. If you really, really want to be in the beta.






Anyways, I did a bit of math and here is what I came up with.


I’ll end it with this: