anonymous said:

I think James and Sirius (despite numerous propostions) went 'stag' (ha ha prongs) to their Yule Ball (because I, 100% contrary to the evidence given by the books, believe there was a Triwizard Tournament during the Marauder's time at Hogwarts), but James just spends the whole time mooning (ha ha moony) over Lily and her Beauxbatons date, and ignoring the girls Sirius steals from other boys and bringing over to their table. "God, just look at you, Potter, all doe-eyed over Evans. Sickening."


Shoot me," said Enjolras.

And flinging away his bit of gun-barrel, and folding his arms, he offered his breast.

The audacity of a fine death always affects men. As soon as Enjolras folded his arms and accepted his end, the din of strife ceased in the room, and this chaos suddenly stilled into a sort of sepulchral solemnity. The menacing majesty of Enjolras disarmed and motionless, appeared to oppress this tumult, and this young man, haughty, bloody, and charming, who alone had not a wound, who was as indifferent as an invulnerable being, seemed, by the authority of his tranquil glance, to constrain this sinister rabble to kill him respectfully. His beauty, at that moment augmented by his pride, was resplendent, and he was fresh and rosy after the fearful four and twenty hours which had just elapsed, as though he could no more be fatigued than wounded.

It was of him, possibly, that a witness spoke afterwards, before the council of war: “There was an insurgent whom I heard called Apollo.” A National Guardsman who had taken aim at Enjolras, lowered his gun, saying: “It seems to me that I am about to shoot a flower.
—  Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
Nature & Travel
Underwater Waterfall, Mauritius
Located in the Indian Ocean, 2,000 km away from Africa, Mauritius boasts an underwater waterfall located on the southwestern shore isn’t an actual waterfall but an optical illusion. The sediment of sand and silt create this dramatic site. The reason for this is that the island is relatively new and a formation of it is still present, causing an underwater slope.