And Endless


endless list of films → The Devil Wears Prada (2006) dir. David Frankel

Do you know why I hired you? I always hire the same girl - stylish, slender, of course worships the magazine. But so often, they turn out to be - I don’t know - disappointing and, um stupid. So you, with that impressive résumé and the big speech about your so-called work ethic - I, um - I thought you would be different. I said to myself, go ahead. Take a chance. Hire the smart, fat girl. I had hope. My God. I live on it. Anyway, you ended up disappointing me more than, um - more than any of the other silly girls.
The End of the World and Its Beginning - Chapter 1 - Alona - Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell - Susanna Clarke [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Following Lady Pole’s removal to Starecross Hall, she and Stephen Black navigate events and relationships under the double shadow of fairy enchantment and societal pressures.

A story in two parts, 14,752 words in total.


Thanks to wasthursday and fuckyeahmarshworth for your invaluable encouragement throughout. 

Thanks to my followers who continued to follow me while I fretted about this fic. 

Thanks to Dorothy L. Sayers, because I surely could not have written this had I not read Gaudy Night four times in a row.