all this to end

I created the ayakashi and taught them words. I wanted to talk to them.

We’re all stories in the end...

What will follow is a very long explanation of why I think BBC Sherlock has become fan fiction in every sense of the word, applying a technique called estrangement effect to achieve as well as envision this. It has been happening since S3 - but came into full force in S4 and especially TFP.

Let me state at first: Sherlock Holmes is dead. He died after jumping off Bart’s. That’s the one thing Mofftisson did that no other adaption has dared to do. Not even ACD did describe Holmes dying. But Mofftisson showed us: Sherlock jumped and hit the pavement. We saw it, and it was never explained how he survived. Because he didn’t. What we watch in TEH is altered footage, like in the beginning of TST. Alienated ficitional reality.

But still Sherlock came back. How is this possible? Because Sherlock Holmes never lived, and so could never die; because Sherlock Holmes as a fictional character has long ago crossed the line between ficiton and reality. He exists in both worlds, the ficitonal and ours. Schödinger’s Sherlock, so to speak.

Mofftiss (and Steve Thompson) have adapted Holmes for the 21st century - with all its consequences. They are the first who allow Holmes to die - as it should have been, in Watson’s arms. This is truly new - like it or not.

But why could he survive? Because of the fans. Fans brought Holmes back in 1903 - and they brought him back in S3 (or even MHR). Whereas S1 and S2 might still be somehow canon compliant if modernised, with S3/MHR the show left the realm of ACD and became something else. It became our story. We are the narrators. Therefore, we appear, for example, as Anderson or the Empty Hearse Club, before we, in TAB, leave this concrete narrator position behind to ascend onto yet another narrative level.

Many commented (and lamented) the change from S2 to S3. The show became a romcom! The cases didn’t matter anymore! All those new characters! All true - because the BBC adaption had detached itself from ACD and started to become its own work of art, it’s very own pastiche. That might be self-referential; and perhaps wasn’t even always well made (TFP!) - but I think we should stop applying real life structures and standards to this work of art - because it simply doesn’t work. (And, as every writer, Mofftiss have the right to fuck their own story up).

The audience and fandom struggle with a lot of twists after S2 because making the distinction between canon compliant fictional verisimilitude and the realm of associative fan fic is especially hard to mark with a figure like Holmes - who seems real and yet never was. On the other hand, he is the perfect character to undergo such a narrative transformation.

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This Is How It Starts, Our Life Together / Act 1 / Various x MC

Week 1 

Thursday:  Act 1


The trouble is Lord Mitsuhide doesn’t feel sensible around you. Not when you’re pouring his tea and leaning over him, the smell of fresh green leaves in spring tickling his nose. Why Lord Nobunaga would think this a good idea, he’ll never know, only that he’s now stuck between a rock and a hard place working in close proximity with you. A thrill courses through him, but that’s to be expected after five consecutive days together.

“Milord, may I start collating these files?”

When you both look up he feels himself slipping. His gaze sinks to the papers in his hands. He can’t let you know. He’s a gentleman. The perfect gentleman.

“Of course. Thank you.”

But he’s not privy to your thoughts, and if he could comprehend the state you’re in, he would drop those files and run out the door. Or drop those files and run to you. A buzzing under your skin races along your nerves, slithering and swirling through your system, to make an odd, tingling warmth in your stomach. Watching him melts your brain to soup.

You want to slip your sandal off and trail your socked toes up and down his thigh, where his hands perch lazily atop, drumming absentmindedly. You want to slide your fingers under the crisp fabric of his kimono and run your fingers across the muscle and veins and feel the beating pulse under your thumb. But most of all, you want to drag his mouth down and kiss that soft, dissolute mouth senseless.

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Hey guys

Actually it’s more like

Sorry I’ve been so MIA! I’ve been locked away writing and working frantically to get my dissertation written. And to top things all off, my PI pushed up one of my deadlines because she wants to go through the full complete thesis first and give me edits before sending it out to my committee (which is understandable, I’m not surprised this happened).

So my completed draft is due to her by Tuesday, and my finished dissertation needs to be to my committee a week from tomorrow. I defend 3 weeks from tomorrow. This is the point I’m at

So thank you for putting up with me and my radio silence, it’s just hardcore go time on my end. The best part is I know you all understand, and we all have to go through this at some point. 

But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. I can do this. 

So I went to sleep and woke up this morning feeling a lot less angry over the Not Today situation. I still think what they did to Jin was unfair, embarrassingly so, and that he deserved better than that. Without a doubt (Whatever you think about the mv, only 1 second of individ screen time for a member of the group is just unacceptable in any MV). But I needed a bit of distance. Because this is a k-pop band. Even if I love them, it’s not something to get that upset over. (I also had a real shitty day yesterday–someone keeps stealing my food.)

But I think the outrage was probably big enough that BigHit would have heard it, and well there’s not a lot that we can do anyway. Just hope that he will have fair share in the future and try to love on him as best we can. I don’t want Jin to feel guilty or uncomfortable for all this, I’m sure he has his own feelings and thoughts about it and we can’t know what happened behind the scenes. A win for BTS is a win for Jin, at the end of the day. 

Rather than let this divide the fandom, I hope that it’s a reminder to love our dorky, pun-wielding foodie sweetheart hyung Jin and show him as much love as you can, so he can hear about our support for him, rather than our fights with bighit or ourselves (or other fandoms). 

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It’s Quiet Uptown Pt. 11

Pairing: Steve Rogers x Bucky Barnes

Warnings: language, anxiety, nsfw content

Summary: Post Civil War AU; Steve and Bucky decide to have a child and experience things they never expected to face.

Author’s Note: special thanks to @daisyridlay for beta-ing this chapter :))

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Well, what do we have here?

Slowly, but surely…..

i kinda wonder how far are they in production now

season(s) 3-4 is probably already recorded if season 3 comes out in september.. (and they’re like doing seasons of 26 episodes but netflix just splits them in two i guess) so maybe they’re doing the final 26 episodes now.. or maybe everything was already recorded like a year and a half ago? like if they were committed to 78 episodes from the start then that would make sense I guess

queenofwands78  asked:

44 please

44: “Don’t try that innocence schmuck with me, I know you.”

another modern day au bc i need jesus and carol to interact more im js

Paul barely knew anything about Carol. He didn’t quite know what her relationship with Daryl meant, wasn’t totally sure he wanted to know if he was honest with himself, but it still brought a smile to his face when he saw them sitting side by side on Daryl’s front porch step passing a single cigarette back and forth between each other.

Truthfully, he could only assume that this was Carol. He never did have the luxury of actually meeting her, though he heard from everyone that she was the best of them all. The most experienced, the most skilled, the kindest, the strongest, the smartest – but seeing her up close, all Paul could think was she looked the most exhausted.

“I’m serious,” Paul heard her say, a smile lifting her tone just enough. “You’re happier than you have been.”

Daryl shrugged, but it seemed to amuse Carol more than anything because she laughed, the sound soft as she bumped her shoulder into his. “Don’t try that innocence schmuck with me,” she teased. “I know you.”

“I don’t know what you’re on about,” Daryl grunted back, but even from the distance Paul could see how his eyes were soft, the lines creasing his forehead nearly invisible. He let her sit there, leaning against his side, and she looped her arms through his.

“Well, when you do,” she said, “you know I’m here for you. Rick will be, too. No one’s gonna judge you for loving who you love.”

anonymous asked:

oh man i feel you on that last post tho! it's game theory, but so many people treat it like matt's theories are always 100% canon that i always get super uppity about debunking them too lol

well I’m glad I’m not alone in that tendency haha… but I honestly should have taken into account the fact that MP himself wasn’t trying to present it as actual canon or anything. thanks for commiserating though :p

Fuck, like, I get the outrage people have towards Pewdiepie (and by extension Markiplier and Jacksepticeye). I’m just so tired of the ridiculously huge leaps of logic people are making here by suggesting these three youtubers, two of which didn’t even make the joke, are directly contributing to genocide.


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