always forgetting adam

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“The first episode that I was on, we go and have a beer together, and it’s extraordinary writing-wise to look at the dialogue from that scene. It maps out the next four years of our relationship. We brought these things out in each other that only happens when you meet the person that you want to end up with. The writers let it unfold in a real and lovely way.” —Adam Scott

Henry Clay wrote to John Quincy Adams about the death of James Monroe on July 4th. He literally makes a joke about how all ex-presidents seem to die on that day, and so every July 5th JQA could be relieved that he was going to live another year. 

Things I always forget about LL

1. Adam is around 19
2. One was only 14 when she died
3. Adam is a bookworm and a brilliant stratigist. I mean, he got the highest marks when he was in the academy for his papers on it. Foo isn’t just a computer nerd.
4. Sarah is older than John
5. One would be 19 or 20 if she was still alive
6. A Loric accent sounds similar to french
7. Even though Adam is lean, he’s not weak. After he came back from Africa he trained in the academy for about 3 years, including combat.

awake enough for them all (ronan/adam)

summary: (Lazy mornings at the Barns.)

notes: I’ve been in a terrible writing slump for the past month and a half or so. This is my attempt to dig myself out. Enjoy!

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         Adam’s internal body clock wakes him just before dawn. It wakes him just as the heavy purples of night dissolve to a softer lilac, a gold hue of pink and orange following suit over the distant, looming silhouette of mountains hiding the returning sun.

    Adam always forgets how quiet it is at the Barns in the morning, how quiet it is to be the only thing awake in this fantastical pocket of eternal sleep. 

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