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Casino Night - Tyler Seguin (Part 2)

A/N: I’m really enjoying writing this, so I hope you enjoy reading just as much. Again, English is not my first language, so I apologize for any mistakes.

Word Count: 1319

Warnings: None, I think.

Part 1

Originally posted by tylerseguin-stars

I walk around, not quite sure if I need air, a shot of tequila, sleep for a year or someone to slap me. I feel stupid, to be honest, like I was a freshman who is starstruck by the senior quarterback. Tyler has got under my skin way too easily and I don’t like it. I’ve always been hard to impress, way too sassy, it’s difficult to keep my attention… and now I can only think about this guy I met less than two hours ago and that I know nothing about.

After walking around without direction I decide that it is time to find (Y/F/N) and getting the hell out of here before I start banging my head against the walls out of embarrassment. She is where she said she was gonna be, playing roulette and being the life of the party.

“C’mon, Miss Luck! Take some risks!” The guy I assume it’s Jamie Benn is yelling at my friend when I get to the table. God, I literally know nothing about the Dallas Stars and I make a mental note to investigate about them tomorrow.

“Having fun?” I ask her from behind, scaring her.

“Omg, (Y/N)! Don’t do that! I could have die” She scolds me and I laugh, kissing her cheek.

“I think you will live another day” I say, looking at the table “So, what’s your bet?”

“I kind of want to go for a number, but there is no way I’m getting it, right?” She whispers

“Just do it!” I cheer her and she pulls out her best smile before grabbing a couple $100 chips and putting them on the number 14.

Jamie looks at her closely and smirks “Good choice”

The little ball starts spinning around the roulette and I hold my breath, actually anxious about my friend losing $200 on a game. It seems like it is taking forever for the ball to stop and I can’t help but to shut my eyes before it does. I hear my friend laugh and I open my eyes to see the ball on the number 30, right next to the number 14.

“It wasn’t meant to be” she says and I put my arm around her shoulders.

“You still look bomb” I try to comfort her

“Cheers to that” Jamie says from across the table and my friend blushes until she looks more like a tomato than a human being.

“Shall we go?” She looks at me with puppy eyes and I realize that she is trying to not think about all the money she has lost.

I nod and we wave goodbye at Jamie as we walk to the elevators, ready to take a cab and leave the casino. We donate all our chips on our way out and the lady gives us an envelope.

“They are tickets for the next home game” she explains and we just take them and walk out.

The drive is quiet and my head can’t stop thinking about Tyler. I try to make a mental list of all I know about him; he is a hockey player, he plays for the Dallas Stars, he was drafted five or six years ago, he used to play for the Bruins…and that’s it. I know nothing more of this guy. I have never been too interested on the players’ personal lives, not even the Red Wings players, so I don’t know where he is from, his family, etc… Maybe it is for the best.

The ride feels shorter that it really is and before I know it I am home. I take my heels off before climbing the stairs to my apartment. My feet ache and I’m quite sure I have blisters all over my toes… ugh, gross.

My apartment is small but cozy. It has a decent size bedroom, a bathroom, a small kitchen, a living room and my favorite part, a nice terrace where I have a small table and tons of plants. The color scheme is simple, light blue, light grey and white. Everything is perfectly coordinated and my red dress doesn’t go well with it, so I walk to my room and change to a pair of leggings and a white sweater, feeling more like myself as soon as I do. Don’t get me wrong, I’m comfortable with my body, but the dress was just too much for me…I’m more of a pair of jeans and a nice top kind of girl. I walk back to the living room and sit on the couch, pulling my white faux blanket over my body as I grab my laptop from the coffee table in front of me.

“You are gonna regret this, dum-dum” as I get in the browser and type Tyler Seguin on it.

There are thousands of websites talking about Tyler Seguin and I spend what it feels like hours reading articles about him. Apparently, he is a good player but he is also known for his love for partying. I keep reading, learning about his trade from Boston to Dallas due for his attitude outside the ice and how it seems like he has calmed down and matured since his arrival to Dallas. I smile watching a video about his charity Seguin Stars, which is incredibly kind of him. I might have watched the video of his ESPN body issue too, but I will deny it if you ask me.

I yawn and I realize that it is pasted 2am and I probably should head to bed sooner rather than later but, as much as I love hockey, I didn’t start looking into him because I wanted to know his stats so I push myself and I type girlfriend next to his name and hit enter. I spend ten minutes scrolling through websites until I shut my laptop and frown, feeling like the biggest fool on Earth.

{Tyler’s POV}

“Tyler, I would’ve bought you that drink”

That sentence is playing on repeat in my head. I can’t believe that I didn’t come back with something witty to say. Man, I can’t believe I didn’t even get her number or instagram. God, I can’t believe I didn’t even ask her what her name is.

I hit the wheel of my Ferrari with the heel of my hand out of frustration and I speed, needing some sort of distraction from her. She knew who I was, but she wasn’t impressed and that was refreshing. I’m too used to girls throwing themselves at me and I just have to choose my favorite and the rest is done, but this mysterious girl wasn’t having it. A challenge, I haven’t had one of those for a while.

I get to my new house and park the car inside the garage before walking in through the door that leads to the kitchen, where pair of happy labs greet me.

“Hello boys” I coo to my sons “have you been good?” as I push Cash away before he ruins my Tom Ford suit.

They follow me to the kitchen, where I grab a bottle of water from the fridge and get a couple treats for them as an I’m-sorry-I haven’t-been-home gift. I walk upstairs to my room, knowing that the dogs will follow me as soon as they are done eating and walk into my closet, taking my suit off and hanging it next to a couple of pieces of clothing that I need to take to the dry cleaner. I walk to my bed and get under the covers when I hear the boys racing upstairs and hooping on the bed, getting comfortable next to me.

“You two are sooooo spoiled” I whisper to them and they just look at me like they own the place. They probably do.

I turn to my side, this girl still stuck in my head as I drift to sleep.

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Can crystal ponies be ground into dust? If so, what can that dust be used for?

Dew: I only make dust from flowers and leaves and I never forget to plant fresh ones! And Scheme doesn’t even make dust…but thinking to make one from a pony is just cruel…

I’m Going to Hurt You

Request: “Hey there!! Idk if you do Harry Potter requests, but if you do, could I request a young!Remus x reader imagine based off of the song “already gone” covered by sleeping at last, except with a happy fluffy ending? Thanks!!”

Pairing: Young!Remus Lupin x Reader

Word Count: 2008

Warnings: ANGSTTTTT and violence n stuff

A/n: First time ever writing for this character, so I hope I did okay!


Remember all the things we wanted
Now all the memories they’re haunted
We were always meant to say goodbye
Even with our face held high
It never would have worked out right
We were never meant for do or die

“We’ll always be together, right?” You asked softly.

Your head was in Remus’ lap, a billowing willow floated above as a gentle breeze sifted through the warm summer air. He was playing with your hair, looking down upon you with a loving gaze.

“You know I can’t promise that.” He whispered sadly, turning his head to look away now. “I can’t imagine you living a long and happy life if it were by my side.”

You sat up, bringing your knees up to your chest. Your head hung to the side, a pondering look spreading through your features. You flicked your eyes down to his hands, taking his in your own, your thumb running over the white lines and deep markings.

“I’m never going to leave you.” You spoke, a solemn tone laced within your statement. “You can’t make me.”

“But I can leave you.” He sighed, pulling you towards his chest. “It’s only a matter of time before something happens. I’ll do something that puts your safety at risk, and I’ll never be able to forgive myself.”

Silent tears now fell from your face, being soaked into Remus’ school tie. You knew he was right, but you wouldn’t admit it out loud. There would come a day that Remus would leave you, for your own safety. He didn’t want his condition to be the downfall of the love of his life, and so, when the time came he prayed he would be strong enough to do the right thing. To let you go.  

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Because my beauty was never meant to be fleeting, so who decided that it was something to possess rather than admire. You see I was pricked by sticky finger tips that tempted me to stay and you wanted me tucked between the dark pages of your shadow. You wanted me to cling to a past life that I was never really apart of and I was so stupidly in love with you that I stayed, I allowed you to plant your schemes inside my garden when you didn’t even deserve to see my flowers bloom.

A Compilation Of Thirty Amazing Must-Read 1D-But-Mostly-Larry-Stylinson-Based Fanfiction:


1) And Then A Bit by infinitelymint (159k) (AO3)

Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply

Progress: completed

Type: Chaptered (14/14)

Pairing (s): Harry Styles/Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan/Barbara Palvin, Zayn Malik/Perrie Edwards

Take a parallel universe where Louis and Harry were never together, mix in a two year hiatus and an impending comeback, pour in a dash of lost fans, two tablespoons of strong friendship and a Modest! employee with a good idea. Add a squeeze of pretending to be a couple, lots of kisses and a tattoo or two. Stir. Serve: the mother of all publicity stunts.

(AKA; Harry and Louis fake a relationship for publicity. Eventually it becomes a lot less fake and a lot more real.)


2) Another Hazy May by deLILAh (41k) (AO3)

Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings

Progress: completed

Type: One Shot

Pairing(s): Harry Styles/Louis Tomlinson

Louis is a terrible poet and Harry lives in the now and they have six weeks to fall in love but, really, it only takes six seconds. 

(AKA; a bookshop meets military meets summer romance AU ft. Marlboros, the Backstreet Boys, and underrated literary devices.)

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Planting Scheme: Jurassic Plants

A trip to the Natural History Museum, London, with a gang of under-fives naturally culminated in a visit to the Dinosaur exhibition. But rather than revelling in the life-size moving, roaring plastic T-Rex (ever wondered what you might feel like just before you’re eaten alive?), what fascinated me were the descriptions of plants from the Jurassic era, the ‘Age of the Reptiles’, when dinosaurs roamed.

With tree ferns, cycads, Ginkos, monkey puzzle trees and horsetails it was a spiky, green and tough environment to exist in. But these architectural plants could form the bones of a very interesting garden today. The monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana) is a beautiful tree, but today relegated to grand country estates or depressing suburban front gardens. And they are usually planted alone as a sole feature. How about a drift of monkey puzzle trees in a very large garden? You do need space though, as they can grow to 40 metres high.

Cycads (I use Cycas revoluta) and tree ferns (try Dicksonia antarctica) are a garden designer’s saving grace for shady corners which need architectural evergreens. The arched fronds – spiky for the Cycads, soft for the tree ferns –  often fill a space over a metre wide.  And both look excellent in large pots.

I’m  longing to plant horsetails. (Equisetum) You see them growing wild by streams and in boggy patches in England and France, with their pine-like spiky shoots. Hellishly vigorous if they invade your space, you could try transplanting wild ones in a controlled space –  however plant at your peril as they are described by the RHS as “an invasive, deep-rooted weed”. Use purpose-made plastic strips  as a root barrier, to stop the plants from spreading, as you would when planting bamboo.   

The Ginko biloba, or maidenhair tree,  is an exquisitely elegant tree, and comes from China. For years it was thought to be extinct until it was rediscovered growing wild in China’s Tian Mu Shan Reserve. Its charm is its exotic leaves which unfurl to form scrolled fan shapes. But beware they can reach up to 35 metres. Go for a male tree, as female plants produce mucky falling seeds.

Once you’ve got your spiky structure, send through some dinosaur-like perennials in dark reds, oranges and bright greens and some modern shrubs. Try the towering Gunnera manticata with its giant rhubarb-like leaves – it needs boggy ground - and bright green versions of red-hot pokers with their spears of fringed flowers - Kniphofia 'Green Jade’.  And for a dynamic flash of colour, use foxtail lilies in orange, Eremerus ‘Cleopatra’.

This won’t be a soft and friendly garden for children, but you can just take them to the Natural History Museum for their Jurassic experience instead.


Troughs 2011

Did not bother buying in loads of plugs in advance like last year, because did not want to use up precious window space again only for the hail to decimate them! Of course only now do I remember the reason I had so many plants was I took cuttings as I went along and doubled the number of verbenas from what I’d bought.

Using pretty much same plants as last year, but changing the arrangement. Found that the geraniums took so long to kick off, they were rather boring facing the window, plus they could more easily be damaged than the upright verbenas. Also decided not to mix the colours, for more impact.

Small Trough (x2) 8 total plants in each:

Red Geranium (4)
Red Verbena (1)
Red Verbena (1) Red Geranium (1) Red Verbena (1)

Long Trough 11 total plants:

Burgundy Geranium (2) Burgundy Verbena (2) Burgundy Geranium (2)

Burgundy Verbena (2) Burgundy Geranium (1) Burgundy Verbena (2)

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Planting Scheme: Shady Lady

Today I went to see a garden which is  predominantly in shade, and the request was not for architectural–style planting, which is easy for a shady garden, but a pretty country style, with flowers. A North facing garden will ideally, in terms of planting, be textural, verdant and with few flowers. The designer has contrasting leaf shapes and sizes to play with to create interest – for example combining ferns with hostas. But flowers? Well, fortunately, there are a few. 

These are my pretty cottage garden winners for a shady patch. Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ produces pretty white flowers on tall 80cm stems in September. But it’s a spreader, and can take over your garden if you don’t watch it.  Lilium regale is a tall, highly scented white lily with a pink blush, and Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’  will usually produce decent flowers,  as long as they are not in deep shade underneath a tree. Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White Ness’ is essential as a mid-height filler, and Aquilegias - my favourite at the moment is Aquilegia chrysantha ‘Yellow Queen’ – will thrive in part shade and spread.

For ground cover under trees try Vinca minor -I like the deep purple or white varieties - and then there is the fantastically useful Liriope muscari, with its strappy leaves like oversized plump green grass and purple upright flowers.  Both will tolerate deep shade. To cover walls the free-flowering Clematis viticella ‘Etoile violette’ and Trachelospermum jasminoides with it’s fragrant white flowers and tidy climbing habit are indispensable. 

Of course the good thing about a North-facing garden, is that one wall always faces South, and this is the place for espalier-trained apple trees, fragrant roses and herbs to complete the country-style garden.

fell in love in the morning sun - lumineres (4k) harry’s in labor for 30 hours. louis believes in magic.

So Baby Tonight Just Be the Death of Me - anon (12k) An AU where Louis is new in town and Harry invites him to a New Year’s party

let me groove you good - juliusschmidt (8k) People begin to suspect that something is off about Harry and Louis’ relationship. Attempts at covering it up backfire, just a bit.

+Until The Stars Fall From The Sky - sweetly_disposed (13k) Sequel to ‘Like The Wings of Butterflies’.

+Kiss Me Under the Light of a Thousand Stars - sweetly_disposed (21k) Or, the boys work at a fairground, and over candy floss and too-sugary doughnuts, Louis falls for the boy on the dodgems.

hear the drums echoing - anon (16k)harry and louis want to find their favorite band’s secret gig but they end up finding each other

Head Full of Doubt - navigator (6k) They don’t use the word marriage very much—maybe they’e never used it at all, at least when referring to their own relationship—but Louis knows. Marriage talk doesn’t go as Louis had hoped, but it works out.

+the last person on earth i could ever marry - igotfeels (50k) A Pride and Prejudice AU, where Harry is fed up with rich men and Mr Tomlinson is a very rich man.

+Forget the Air (I’ll Breathe You Instead) - writtenonyourwrists (14k) AU. Harry and Louis are neighbours with an adjoining balcony. Featuring Wanda the Stranger Plant, a scheming Niall, Earth’s many moons, and some ridiculousness before happiness, like how it always is.

Potions and Presents and a Partridge in a Pear Tree - anon (7k) Harry has a bit of a crush, it’s Christmas and there’s chocolate.

+you set off avalanches in my heart - anon (22k)Louis has eyes that could burn down cities. Harry wants to be made of skyscrapers and bridges and concrete. (or Harry is the editor of the university newspaper and has been in love with an anonymous poet for a year.)