It’s occurred to me, with some varied assistance, that in certain situations, a small string of words, an action or even the lack thereof can reflect onto relationships and events. I’ve never really considered that as a possibility up until fairly recently(in fact, I struggled with this essay despite knowing what I wished to write about)but then I watched someone play a rather interesting game called undertale. The game’s story is affected by the actions or words of the player through three routes; Pacifist, Neutral, and Genocide. I will not get into specifics of the story of undertale although I will use it as a tool to help explain my reasoning.
I’ll start with the pacifist route, where no one has to get hurt. Through my experiences, it’s a lack of action or even opinion on a certain topic no matter how you feel. Kind of the “as long as you’re happy, I’m happy” of the three I guess. At the age of 13, my father told me “[He was] going to divorce [my] mother,” to which I replied “If that’s what you want, I don’t care.” It…show more content… Where your intentions are violent in nature and you know this. Think of your last major argument, you most likely said something you didn’t mean but at the the time, your intentions were to cut deep. I can think back to an instance where my sister punched me in the face, to which I replied with a merciless rain of angry words and exaggerated insults the likes of which would make god upturn his nose as soon as I arrived to the pearly gates. At the time, those words were meant to hurt her. I knew exactly what hell I wished to bring her and I bought it at full force with the strength of a burly sailor. But after I settled down and chewed on it for several months I recognize there were many things I said that didn’t necessarily ring true. As I said previously, however, the genocide route is meant to hurt them then and there without