adorable child is adorable btw

agent-jaselin  asked:

Ma and pa Mcgucket's initial reaction to their now tiny farmhand? How does Angie explain, do they have any clothes that fit him or do they have to run to the store? I really need to draw that scene as a comic. (If it seems rambley it's because I just finished an automatic writing assignment.)

(I was really tempted to write a drabble with this, but I don’t have much time, and I wanted to answer this before I went to class.)  

Lute’s also home when Stan gets de-aged, and thinks it’s the funniest thing ever.  Basically, he walks into the living room and tiny Stan is sitting on the couch pouting because Angie remembered some of Lute’s old clothes are in the attic, but she doesn’t think tiny Stan should go up there (attics aren’t the safest place for children, after all).  So she puts him on the couch and tells him to stay there.  And then Lute walks in and sees Stan and, after freaking out for a bit, laughs so hard he’s wheezing.  This big, maybe a bit intimidating guy that was picked up off the street in New Jersey is now a young child with chubby cheeks, freckles, and adorable curls.  

When Ma and Pa McGucket get back (and Fidds too; he went with them to Little Rock or wherever they were), they hear a child’s voice complaining, because it’s getting a bit late and Angie and Lute think he should go to bed.  They investigate.  When they see tiny Stan, they’re confused.  Who is this child?  

And then Angie and Lute explain that the child is Stan, and Ma McGucket drops something (idk what she’s holding, maybe her purse).  They’re just.  Shocked.  This is the strangest thing they’ve seen, and they’re not sure how it happened.  After the initial shock wears off a bit, Ma McGucket insists that tiny Stan go to bed.  Yes, he’s technically 18 but he’s also technically a child, and children have earlier bedtimes.  Lute gets the task of actually putting Stan to bed, and tiny Stan fights it every step of the way.  

While Lute is struggling to get Stan to cooperate, Angie explains that she thinks a magic axolotl turned Stan into a child.  Ma and Pa McGucket cut her off before she can explain in-depth her plan to recapture the axolotl and use it to re-age Stan.  They have a lot to digest at the moment, and it seems like Lute could use some assistance.

The McGucket parents stay pretty calm and level-headed through the whole thing (beyond the initial shock), but it’s all an act.  They are panicking because this isn’t right, what is going on?!  They decide to deal with it in the morning.  Maybe it’ll wear off overnight or something.

(And of course it doesn’t wear off and then the McGuckets have to deal with “okay what now”.)

And once they’ve all settled down a bit and established a new routine, the McGucket parents actually kind of like having tiny Stan around.  There’s a reason they had so many kids, after all; they love children.  And Stan is definitely a cute one.  Especially in Lute’s old overalls.

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HP Meme ~ OTPs [½]: Ron/Hermione

“How was practice?” asked Hermione rather coolly half an hour later, as Harry and Ron climbed through the portrait hole into the Gryffindor common room.
“It was -” Harry began.
“Completely lousy,” said Ron in a hollow voice, sinking into a chair beside Hermione.  She looked up at Ron and her frostiness seemed to melt.

~

“Hermione, I don’t know what’s gotten into you lately!” said Ron, astounded.  "First you hit Malfoy, then you walk out on Professor Trelawney-“
Hermione looked rather flattered.

~

"Good luck, Ron,” said Hermione, standing on tiptoe and kissing him on the cheek.  "And you, Harry -“
Ron seemed to come to himself slightly as they walked back across the Great Hall.  He touched the spot on his face where Hermione had kissed him, looking puzzled, as though he was not quite sure what had just happened. 

~

"What do you think about this?” Hermione demanded of Ron, and Harry was reminded irresistibly of Mrs. Weasley appealing to her husband during Harry’s first dinner at Grimmauld Place.