and i am so so tired

“So which of us is going to change their name?” Harry asks one night, smiling as though it’s a joke, a secret, undressed and glowing against the white sheets on their bed.

(They’ve been engaged for four days. Draco asked; after dinner one night and almost by accident, because he never could shake the feeling that Harry might pull someone better out of thin air, on a whim, move into an apartment in Westminster with a rich banker, an artist, someone who’d never broken his nose or hated him deeply or tried to kill him.)

(Draco sometimes thinks: he’s so stupid for this and how could he love me and maybe something’s gone awfully wrong and my whole life is just some eighth-year post-war fever dream and I’m going to wake up any second in my bed in the dorms.)

It’s not a joke, Draco doesn’t think. And it’s not a dream, either.

“Me, obviously,” he replies seriously, rolls his eyes a bit. A long time ago the answer would have been different. They both know it.

Harry frowns, just a little. “Yeah?” he asks. “You don’t want to keep your name?” he says, and even though he’s making it sound like a question, it isn’t really a question.

Draco looks at him and thinks about Harry with his name, and how it would sound in his mouth. Malfoy. Years and years and years of history in those two syllables, most of it awful. It was his father’s name, and his grandfather’s name, and once it would have been the name he gave to his children.

“Not particularly,” Draco says, and kisses Harry’s bare, brown shoulder, because it’s there and because he feels like it. Then he amends himself. “Not at all actually, not in the slightest.”

Draco feels sick at the thought of Harry having to go anywhere near it. The Malfoy name doesn’t deserve a person like Harry. He’s done more good things in his short life than have occurred in the entire history of Draco’s family, probably.

They’re both silent for a moment. “You just want to be a Potter,” Harry says lightly, instead of any number of other things, and Draco is abruptly grateful for him. He’d probably die if Harry decided to leave him for a banker, even though that prospect is looking less and less likely as the years pass.

“Yes,” he says instead, helplessly, helpless to deny it. “I’d like to be a Potter.” Because it’s your name.

And it almost hurts, baring himself, until Harry grins at the ceiling like that’s the best thing he’s ever heard. And maybe it is. 

Draco says it again, just in case.

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The Capaldi Era (32/41)

Knock Knock - written by Mike Bartlett - directed by Bill Anderson

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also I met with my career coach for the first time today and I’m in love with her, after a session that low key turned into therapy she was like “you know, we have a lot in common” and told me about her background and we literally have the same academic departments, experience, and interests so like (!!!!!!!!) it was so validating and wonderful I’m excited to keep working with her (also since she has a background in psych she was a super good listener and made me feel rly good about sharing stuff with her wow women are wonderful) and like. I get so happy talking about academics. I noticed this within the last few days, I asked CS boy over the weekend if he liked CS and he said “Like is a strong word” and I said “really? Ask me if I like psychology” and he said “ok do you like psychology” and I said “yes, absolutely, the best decision I’ve made at Stanford, I love other things too but I have absolutely no regrets on this amazing wonderful field” and he just like couldn’t relate and it’s okay to not love your major but I’m just really happy that i do?? Because I kind of need to love things to do them? I depend on devoting my heart to things. I think I thrive off of it. Anyway the career coach noticed how happy i got when i talked about my departments and it made her happy to see me excited and it was all just very good I’m so insecure about career stuff and it was nice that she didn’t see it as a hindrance

So we all know my wip list is extensive and unending and I have three projects I desperately need to finish at some point before the heat death of the universe, but if you don’t think I’m not idly plotting a b99 au storyline involving Rex and Ahsoka going to prison I don’t know what to tell you.

Get to know you

 i was tagged by @ninjafairy86 and @synoir

Goal: tag 9 people to get to know them better

Relationship status: in a relationship

Favorite colors: Navy Blue - without a doubt

Lipstick or chapstick: lipstick forever

Last song: Delicate by Taylor Swift because i have had Reputation on repeat since i got it

Last Movie: “The House”

Top three shows: Greys Anatomy because I’ve invested 14 years of my life and i’m not going to stop now, Game of Thrones and How I met your mother

Top three characters: Hermione Granger, April Kepner and Lyra Belacqua

Top three bands: The Killers, Fleetwood Mac, 30 seconds to Mars

Book’s I’m currently reading: Runelight by Joanna M. Harris

Top three ships: Tomione, Dramione and Sirimione

I’m gonna tag @littlemulattokitten @disillusionist9 @olivieblake @sallyjavery @calebski @honeyweeds @crochetawayhpff @colubrina @icyvalentine

Lucas Sinclair S2 Appreciation Post
  • Is the only one who actually works to get money for Dragon’s Lair
  • Fact: has the best poses when the boys are getting their pictures taken in their ghostbuster costumes
  • Calls out Mike for assuming he should be Winston because he’s black
  • “TooOOotALY toooobuuularrRRR”
  • When Dustin thinks he’s discovered a new species, Lucas’s first instinct is to show Mr. Clarke + when Will thinks it may be from the upside down Lucas suggests they take D’art to Hopper = the only sensible child in this show. Don’t be afraid to ask for help kids!!!
  • THE ICONIC DOOR KICK !!!!!!! !!!!!!1111!!!!!!!!11!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Somehow makes jumping out of a dumpster look cool
  • Oh man, Caleb McLaughlin’s acting when he asks Max “how do you know about El?”
  • In that one line he conveys how much Lucas: 1. misses El, 2. cares about El, 3. wants to protect El, 4. is sad that El’s gone, and 5. feels guilty for not saving El. (asdjskafsdfh am I reading too much into this?? I’m sorry his friendship with El is just A Lot™ for me.)
  • Goes to his dad for love advice (seriously the only one that has any faith in adults) and listens to him (thank god there’s at least one healthy biological father-son relationship on this show)
  • After he tells Max about Eleven, he says, it feels “like yesterday” that they lost her. (Seriously FIGHT ME if you think El disappearing didn’t affect Lucas (or Dustin!))
  • Is such a good listener when talking to Max on the roof of the bus. He lets her pause as long as she needs to when she’s thinking about what she wants to say and when she finishes speaking, he doesn’t say anything right away because he’s processing what she said and wants to give a thoughtful, comforting response instead of saying the first thing that comes to mind.
  • Binoculars
  • Bandana
  • Wrist rocket
  • Most characters are lucky to get one (1) iconic accessory. This boy has THREE.
  • He also puts the black paint gunk stuff (i dont fucking know what it’s called ok??) under his eyes because when he’s gearing up to fight upside down monsters he commits to the Look™.
  • “Analogy” PRECIOUS GRAMMAR SNOB.
  • READY TO WRIST ROCKET THOSE DEMODOGS INTO NEXT TUESDAY WHO GIVES A FUCK IF IT DIDNT WORK ON THE DEMOGORGON HES READY TO THROW DOWN #nofear
  • Anyone who kicks Billy Hargrove in the balls is a hero to me
  • Doesn’t let anyone talk shit about his girlfriend’s driving skills. Mike: she’s only driven in a parking lot. Lucas: “That counts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1!!!11!!!”
  • Practices asking Max to dance. so. many. times.
  • Still manages to fuck it up. #RelatableAF.
  • His hesitation to put his hands on Max’s waist. Someone help this boy, he’s so nervous.
  • His face after Max kisses him is so precious. I can’t even describe it. Gifs don’t do it justice. Just go back and watch the whole snow ball scene again, you know you want to anyway.
  • In conclusion, Lucas Sinclair continued to be a icon in season 2 and idk how anyone couldn’t love him.
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*aggressive nodding*

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JUN & THE8 - “MY I” M/V + DUALITY
you were my future, I was your yesterday

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well i was scrolling through tumblr and found a random set of ffxv headcanons that were too ridiculous and adorable to pass up on drawing

as much as i regret drawing the last panel ,, it had to be done

Credit to @joioliviapolaroid for the headcanons!

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Please love me, I beg you.

Harry and Ginny are not seen together in formal parties very often because they are always talking to different groups of people. Harry tries not to get attention to himself while Ginny talks to everyone. But once or twice they stumble across each other and exchange a look that clearly says “I’ll give you some attention later… in bed.”