Integration

by drac

Original ONGOING Contemporary Drama Romance Tragedy Anti-Hero Lead Female Lead Male Lead Multiple Lead Characters Slice of Life
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Lan, forced on his own to a world he can't comprehend is confronted with Saya, his loud, brash neighbor.

He wants nothing more than to be left alone, and she sees him as a project to be solved - to start..

But his wounds may run deeper than she's ready to deal with.

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updates will be once a day for the next seventy days since i am migrating from another platform and have those chapters - and more - ready to go. (from 8/9)

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a recovering disaster? / twitter: @rgdrac

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1 : A Thin Wall ago
2 : Neighbors / Contrasts ago
3 : Little Wanderer ago
4 : Damages 1 ago
5 : Reverb ago
6 : Varying Degrees of Con-Artistry / Instigator ago
7 : My Son's Keeper ago
8 : Cacti ago
9 : Watch Your Step ago
10 : Should I Stay or Should I ago
11 : Yesterday's Favorite ago
12 : Don't You Hate It? / Everything's Alright ago
13 : Instigator, Part 2 ago
14 : Instigator, Part 3 ago
15 : A Thin Wall, Part 2 ago
16 : A Thin Wall, Part 3 ago
17 : Beautiful Mistake ago
18 : Hang On Me ago
19 : Indecision ago
20 : Indecision, Part 2 ago
21 : Yamamoto-san ago
22 : The Look / A Light Turn, Part 1 ago
23 : Fishing / A Light Turn, Part 2 ago
24 : The Rules / Come Find Me ago
25 : The Truth, Part 1 ago
26 : The Truth, Part 2 ago
27 : The Truth, Part 3 ago
28 : The Truth, Part 4 ago
29 : Long-winded ago
30 : Reinforcement ago
31 : Slow. Slow down. ago
32 : Everything Is Going to Be Okay ago
33 : Just Believe, Just Breathe ago
34 : Traffic ago
35 : Home ago
36 : Prepare to Qualify ago
37 : Hang On ago
38 : Legacy, Part 1 ago
39 : Legacy, Interrupted ago
40 : Legacy, Part 2 ago
41 : Legacy, Part 3 ago
42 : Legacy, Unexpected ago
43 : Legacy, Part 4 ago
44 : A True Mountain Day ago
45 : Overabundance ago
46 : Someone Else's Dime ago
47 : Ushitashinmachi ago
48 : Non-Starter and Meeting Eiji ago
49 : Don't Test Me ago
50 : Grandeur and Ugliness ago
51 : Negotiation via Dissimulation ago
52 : Intentionally Lost in Translation ago
53 : In Stasis ago
54 : Lock It Back Up ago
55 : Deconstructivism ago
56 : Give Me Your Eyes ago
57 : Haute ago
58 : Along for the Ride ago
59 : A Simple Affair, Part 1 ago
60 : A Simple Affair, Part 2 ago
61 : Tomorrow / Fragments ago
62 : Cleaning Up ago
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Take a Journey with the Characters

When you start to read a story here on RR there are certain elements that you come to expect.  Character actions and reactions that are to the point of tropes. Worlds that are copies of one another.

This story is not one of those stories.  Integration is driven by the unique characters that exist in its world. It is easy to hide a weak character behind the glamor of a new shiny bauble, or through adding enough extra characters that they bouy each other from chapter to chapter. Integration relys on only a few characters and develops them, it makes you feel an interest in the tragedy that is their lives and leaves you wanting to know more, to see what they will make of themselves and whether they will successfully integrate with each other and with the world they live in. 

Some stories also play on the readers nerves and emotions by layering mystery upon mystery without giving you a hope of discovering what is going on until you are hundreds of chapters in.  Integration gives you the mystery immediately, but starts to unravel it almost at the same time. Feeding the reader pieces of the puzzle in a satisfying trickle.

Integration is definitely worth reading to experience the journey of the characters within.