absit omen

Latin phrases to use as incantations.

This is gonna be a long list.

  • ab intra - from within
  • ab origine - from the source
  • absit iniuria - “let insult be absent”
  • absit invidia - “let envy be absent”
  • absit omen - “let omens be absent”
  • ab uno disce omnes - from one, learn all.
  • abyssus abyssum invocat - deep calleth unto deep
  • a capite ad calcem - from head to heel
  • acta non verba - actions not words
  • ad altiora tendo - “I strive to higher things”
  • ad astra - to the stars
  • ad fontes - to the sources
  • ad meliora - towards better things
  • ad oculos - to the eyes
  • ad undas - to the waves
  • ad victoriam - to victory
  • adsum - I am here
  • a fortiori - from the stronger/from strength
  • a mari usque ad mare - from sea to sea
  • audeamus - let us dare
  • audentes fortuna iuvat - fortune favors the bold
  • audi, vide, tace - hear, see, be silent
  • beatae memoriae - of blessed memory
  • bona fide - in good faith
  • bono malum superate - overcome evil with good
  • capax infiniti - holding the infinite
  • carpe diem - seize the day
  • carpe noctem - seize the night
  • cave - beware
  • ceteris paribus - all other things being equal
  • circa - around
  • citius, altius, fortius - faster, higher, stronger
  • clavis aurea - golden key
  • cogito ergo sum - I think, therefor I am
  • compos mentis - in control of the mind
  • concilio et labore - by wisdom and effort
  • concordia cum veritate - in harmony with truth
  • concordia salus - well-being through harmony
  • coniunctis viribus - with connected strength
  • consummatum est - it is complete
  • corruptus in extremis - corrupt to the extreme
  • crescit eundo - it grows as it goes
  • de novo - from the new
  • de profundis - from the depths
  • dies irae - day of wrath
  • dona nobis pacem - give us peace
  • ego te provoco - I challenge you
  • esse est percipi - to be is to be perceived  
  • esse quam videri - to be, rather than to seem
  • esto quod es - be what you are
  • ex animo - from the soul
  • ex luna scientia - from the moon, knowledge
  • ex scientia tridens - from knowledge, sea power
  • ex silentio - from silence
  • ex undis - from the waves of the sea
  • experientia docet - experience teaches
  • fac et spera - do and hope
  • fac fortia et patere - do brave deed and endure
  • faciam quodlibet quod necesse est - I’ll do whatever it takes
  • faciam ut mei memineris - I’ll make you remember me
  • facta, non verba - deeds, not words
  • fortis et liber - strong and free
  • fortis in arduis - strong in difficulties
  • gloriosus et liber - glorious and free
  • hic abundant leones - here lions abound
  • hic et nunc - here and now
  • hic sunt dracones - here there are dragons
  • hinc illae lacrimae - hence those tears
  • hinc itur ad astra - from here the way leads to the stars
  • igni ferroque - with fire and iron
  • in memoriam - into the memory
  • in nocte consilium - advice comes over night
  • libra - balance
  • littera scripta manet - the written words endure
  • locus standi - a right to stand
  • luceo non uro - I shine, not burn
  • luctor et emergo - I struggle and emerge
  • mare liberum - free sea
  • memento vivere - remember to live
  • more ferarum - like beasts
  • natura non contristatur - nature is not saddened
  • nec spe, nec metu - without hope, without fear
  • noli me tangere - do not touch me
  • ophidia in herba - a snake in the grass
  • pro se - for oneself
  • propria manu - by one’s own hand
  • quaere - to seek
  • quod abundat non obstat - what is abundant does not hinder
  • resurgam - I shall arise
  • semper ad meliora - always towards better things
  • semper anticus - always forward
  • semper apertus - always open
  • semper fortis - always brave
  • semper liber - always free
  • stet - let it stand
  • tuebor - I will protect
  • vera causa - true cause

Fics are organized by category and listed (mostly) in chronological order of posting within each. All of them, as well as some assorted headcanons and asks, can be found in my fic tag. Longer fics are also posted to my AO3.

Episode Codas

ropery [Sam/Max Banes | M | 4k | post-12x20] – Max goes back to the bunker with Sam instead.

phantoms in the early dark [Gen | 1.5k | post-12x19] – After the fight with Dagon, Sam is more hurt than he’s letting on.

caught in between [Sam/Dean/Castiel | E | 4.5k | post-12x10] 

white noise filled my head [Gen | 2.4k | post-12x08] – In solitary confinement, Sam starts to lose his grip on reality.

lead me home [Sam/Dean/Castiel | 1.7k | post-12x03] – Dean gets drunk, Sam gets lost, and Castiel is there to save them.

i am of blood and of bones [Sam/Dean/Castiel | 1.6k | post-11x23] – Sam and Castiel grieve together.

telling dreams from one another [Sam+Cas, Dean/Cas | 3.6k | post-11x14] – Sam wonders if Lucifer might have taken his soul after all.

if you care to say your prayers [Gen | 2.3k | set during 1x12] – Sam isn’t going to let Dean die, no matter the cost.


breath(e) [Gen | 1k] – After Sam runs himself into the ground working a case, he and Dean have a chat.

As Dreamers Do [Gen | 3.4k | pre-series] – Sam wants to go to Disneyland.

Breaking Fast [Sam/Max Banes | E | 7k | s12] – Five times Sam doesn’t stay over (plus one time he does).

absit omen [Gen | 1.1k | s1] – The visions take a toll on Sam.

touch [Sam/Castiel | 1k | post-s11] – Cas doesn’t react well when he sees what happened to Sam in Grangeville.

keeping warm [Sam+Dean+Castiel | 10.6k | futurefic] – After being injured in the fight against Lucifer, Sam and Dean retire to Sioux Falls.

all my demons come and go [Gen | 1k | s2] – Sam is cursed, and Bobby tries to keep him alive.

embers [Gen | 1k] – Dean gets his guts ripped out by a wendigo. 


a grain in the morning air [Sam/Dean | 1.3k] – Sam and Dean hide out in a barn (Walking Dead AU).

the violent crack of atoms (where all light comes in) [Sam/Castiel | 1.6k] – Castiel is a fallen star.

find myself right here [Sam/Castiel | 2.2k] – Nonbinary!Sam’s journey of self-discovery (human AU).

breathe ‘til i evaporate [Gen | 1k] – Dean is a war vet with PTSD, and Sam does his best to take care of him (human AU).


Under the Influence [Jared/Jensen/Misha | E | 3.7k] – Misha rents a house, Jared sleeps on the floor next to his bed, and then there’s BDSM.

brother, you will never know [Gen | 1.1k] – Jared gets hurt doing a stunt, and Jensen looks out for him.

Ficlets listed below the cut!

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