Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, 1903 by Olga
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Ея Императорское Высочество Великая Княгиня Ксенiя Александровна (Боярыня временъ Царя Алексѣя Михаиловича)


“It would be my pleasure.”


      ❛   if  you  are  refering  to  small  HUMAN  children ,   i  suppose  you  shouldn ’ t  ,   they  are  annoying  little  things .   but            but ,   but ,  BUT .   maybe  you  could .   after  all ,   i AM  capable  of  shutting  them  up ,   and  i  used  to  be  a  good  mentor  to  fledglings.   once  or  twice .   ❜

            “Right..” There's a quiet, protective move to hold the sleeping, fledgling Gabriel closer to his chest, “No reason y’know, just.. curious.” hes half bouncing on his toes to keep the young archangel in his arms asleep and half doing it out of the sheer awkwardness of being faced with what he is to become.

anonymous asked:

First of all, I just want to point out that you are the person who introduced me to Radiohead (aka Let Down in The Burning World), so thank you so much for the awesome introduction to Thom York and his buds. Second, THE SOUNDTRACK FOR THE BOOK SOUNDS AMAZING. I know what you're talking about when you say you can "hear" the soundtrack as your reading, and when I was I mostly heard songs or distinct sounds that sounded similar to "Tell" be Son Lux in style. Dude, the soundtrack is fantastic. ðŸ˜†ðŸ‘Œí ¼

Thank you! I’m glad some people are enjoying it. For your reference everyone, I created a playlist as a “book soundtrack” for The Burning World. Check it out here:



One second he was pacing around their home, the next a weight presses against his back, a shiver running down his spine as the words are spoken.  Slowly he turns to Lucifer, swallowing thickly before he complies and carefully gets on his knees before his brother.  How he’d get up later was beyond him, but for now his gaze focuses on Lucifer’s, tilting his head slightly in question.

He hadn’t really thought about it before he’d pressed up against Castiel, blame it on lust but once he’d gotten Cas onto his knees and those big blue eyes were looking up at him curiously Lucifers lust filled ones softened a bit, a hand going into dark brown hair to card softly, “Fuck, baby. Daddy needs your mouth right now, okay? Could you open up for me sweet heart?”