For those that may not wish to read through, the short is that I’m leaving Horizon. This is not because I’ve had a falling out with anyone, dislike the community, or anything like that. In short, it’s because I feel my lack of consistent activity is unfair on those that I play with and those around me. I cannot maintain a pace that suits this site, as much as I adore it, the community, and my characters. Look to the bottom of the post for what will happen with my characters and skip over if you don’t want to read my little goodbye!
I’ve made some great friends here—ones I hope will stay in contact. I hope you’ll all welcome me in the chatbox too, so I can maintain some level of contact with those that don’t have me on social media platforms. I’m definitely sad to wave goodbye to all of that, so I do really hope I return here in the future when I can offer the site the time it so deserves. And who knows, by then I may have come further in my transition if all goes to plan!
We’ve all been through a lot here—the changes, losing long-standing members, etc.—but we’ve come out of it better on the other side, and I’m so proud to have been apart of that. Horizon’s versatility is what makes it so special to me, as well as its special sense of community. Everyone here works together so well, which is so rare for many roleplay sites.
I’ve been here since I was twelve years old. Back then, my writing was, truthfully, not all that good. I’ve come so far with Horizon’s help—not only has my writing improved, but I’ve grown as a person. Horizon has helped me in so many ways, and it’s so hard to give back to a community that has given so much. But before I go, I just want to thank you all. Thank you all for being there when I needed you, listening to me when I was on the verge of a mental break down in the chatbox, and dealing with me at my worst.
So, to anyone who feels worried about anything—post length, talking in the chatbox, or as if they might not be able to join a thread: your worries are totally valid, but this community is so, so welcoming. You throw your character in that thread, you post that message in the chatbox, and you post that post, because if you’ve put effort into it, it will come through in the words. It’s not about the length of the post at all. We’ve got all kinds of styles across this site, so there’s no need to try and lengthen your post for the sake of feeling like it isn’t worthy of someone’s time because it’s “too short”—believe me, I used to do that, but it drains you.
You’ve got someone in your corner, even if it doesn’t seem like it.
Thank you, Staff, who have dealt with my silly questions, or my mumblings. Isa, who has dealt with me whimpering at her on Discord because I’m far too anxious to talk to the other Staff about questions—even before she was Staff—and anyone else who has done the same. I love everyone here and I’ll miss you all, but I will try to not be completely gone.
100% feel free to hit me up on Discord, Dominik#9755, or ask Isa to ask for my snapchat if that’s not an option. I’ll also be remaining in the Horizon Discord (https://discord.gg/8EERXTF), so feel free to join that if you want!
As for my characters…
Meir will leave. If it’s cool with Spry/Kam/Lucas, he would have spoken to one of Skuld/Kam/Freyar (most likely Skuld) about it. He would have left because he was overwhelmed with guilt/really upset, something along those lines.
Zeke can just move on.
Marzena, as much as I don’t want to do this, is going to die. I’m going to write this post—I don’t want to have her finish on a loose end, as I owe it to the site and myself—but I won’t be finishing up old threads, so definitely post in this thread about how her current threads will all finish up.
Mar 06, 2018 01:47 PM
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