and it kills me to know that even though he's come so far and lost so much by the end of the series

Yuri on Ice interview translation - PASH! 2017/03 (p10-11)

The second part of the episode commentary by Mitsurou Kubo! I have now fixed it with all the italic & bold parts as in the magazine (in the magazine they are actually bold & bolder). If you have any questions please send me a private message and I’ll reply when I have some time.

You can find the first commentary about episodes 1-6 here.

Just a note: when she quotes lines from the episodes I’m not using any of the “official” English translations, I’m translating them as I would translate them myself, so they might not be like you are used to hear them, but I think you will understand which lines they are anyway.

The translation is under the cut because it’s long.

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Office Drama

Series: Mr. Holland

Relationship: Tom Holland x Reader

Warnings: Swearing cause when don’t I ever swear..

Word Count: 1,900+

A/N: Mr. Holland will be updated Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturdays for now. I do attend college so if I don’t update on time, know I’m probably studying or working on HWxx


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Yes Louis Tomlinson is your Roomie ^

Let’s get started xx


[Reader’s POV]


   Taking a sip of your tea you rest the mug back down. Your fingers clicked against the keyboard as you typed a new document. It needed to be done by this evening and you knew you could finish it. After what happened at the hospital you were in higher spirits. Seeing Jaelynn smile like that warmed your soul.


   Tom being the cause of her smile made you admire him even more. You don’t know what Marie was talking about he truly has a good side to him. The way he acted around kids was so natural. Moving your mouse to the plus adding another tab you click the search bar. Typing in ‘Tom Holland visiting Hospital kids’ and hitting enter after.


   The screen loads showing tons of videos on Youtube. Scrolling through you click on one of them. Looking at Tom then vs now he looks practically the same. Wondering if he sold his soul to the Devil to look young. He’s handsome without even trying who are you kidding?


   Apparently wherever he filmed he would stop by a hospital to see the kids. The videos you watched made your heart melt. When he pulled off his mask in front of a teenage girl her reaction was priceless.


“Woah you’re really cute!”


   Smiling at the video admiring how much Tom gave back as a celebrity. Still giving back now with The Holy Trinity Foundation. A loud ding fills the air making you snap back to reality. Searching your desk you locate your phone picking it up. Looking at the text you quickly open it and respond.


Lou Boo:

Bitch this place is fancy…


Lou Boo:

What’s your office number?


You:

Just come to the second to last floor, Mr. Holland’s home from home penthouse is on the top floor. Ask the woman at the desk and she’ll point to his office cause I’m literally right next to his office.


Lou Boo:

See you soon love xx Can’t wait to hear about your first day so far xx


   Setting your phone down to the side you get back to work. The office phone rings loudly making you pick it up immediately. Raising it to your ear there was a brief silence. Doing your answering the phone line they finally answer.


“Hey this is Jacob Batalon, is Tom in his office?”


“Yes sir, he’s currently working on signing some papers I can patch you through” you say pressing the number one button on the option sending it to Tom. Resting the phone back down you look  back at your computer screen.


   Looking over at time in the corner of the screen you’re wondering where Louis is. Rolling your eyes because he probably got lost. Typing for another five minutes you stop when you hear a knock on your door. Getting up from your chair you walk over opening the door.


“I’m here, you have so many attractive people in this office.. I had a chat and took some pictures with people, sorry love” he gives you a kiss on the cheek before heading inside your office. Turning around you close the door eyeing the bag he was holding. You were starving and needed food before your stomach roared like the kraken.


   Louis sets the bag on the ground taking a seat across from you. Taking out boxes he sets yours down in front of you and his where he’s sitting. Placing a pair of chopsticks on your box he does the same with his. Pulling out two tea bottles he hands yours over. Opening it up the smell of green tea relaxes you.


“Soooo, what’s it like working for the legend himself?” Louis asks opening up his box of sushi. Breaking the chopsticks so they split you place them in your hands.


“Actually quite lovely to be honest.. he took time out of his morning today to surprise Jaelynn in  the hospital” picking up a roll you lightly dip it into the sauce.


“He actually went to see her? that’s amazing, she loves Spider-Man”


“I know she does.. she’s jealous that I moved in with you years ago cause you have all the cool superhero stuff littered around” you were lucky that you became friends with Louis ages ago. Jaelynn loves hanging out with his son. Right now his son is currently with his mum for the week and Louis’s been sad.


“I bet she would love a visit from you, maybe read her a comic like you used to?” his face perking up at your suggestion.


“We have to talk about this though, is he just as good looking in person? Any man would be look envy with him.. he looks so young for his age.. I look like age punched me ten years into the future” he acts dramatically putting his hand to his head leaning back.


“Louis shut up you idiot” you let out a loud laugh at how he’s acting. Sometimes you wonder if he’s just still a child.


   The door next to you opens making your pause your movements. Setting the sushi back down you turn to see Mr. Holland in the doorway. His eyes looking between you and Louis. You nervously look over at Louis who had a prominent smile on his face. The silence was killing you.


“I didn’t know you were having a -“


“boyfriend, hey I’m Louis Tomlinson.. probably heard of me, I was in a famous boy band called One Direction”


“Louis sto-“


“It ended so clearly I haven’t heard of you, well you and your boyfriend have a lovely time” he turns around closing the door a little harder than normal.


“Fuck you Tomlinson, why the hell did you say that?!” you point your chopsticks over at him almost wanting to stab him with them.


“You should have seen the look he gave me… he’s into you babe” his laughter filling the air making your cheeks turn pink.


“Now he’s going to th-“


“He’s rude saying that to me, I’m Louis Tomlinson.. bitch” he huffs out running his fingers through his hair pouting before putting a piece of sushi in his mouth.


“You’re such a handful.. I don’t know how I put up with you”


“You do because I’m your best friend and cause I got you that Coach bag sitting right there” he points over to your bag hanging behind you.


“Bite me”


“He wouldn’t like that now would he?” a smirk not leaving his lips.

“God Dammit”


-


“Mr. Holland I finished the papers you wanted me to finish” setting the papers down he looks up at you. The tension growing in the air making you gulp nervously.


“Is he really your boyfriend?” he asks setting the papers aside in a tray. You step back nervously as he stands up.


“No he isn’t Mr. Holl-“


“It’s Tom, please call me Tom” his brown eyes looking a shade darker. Your heart beat was raising erratically.


“Louis isn’t my boyfriend we just live together” your chest tightening because that sounds just as bad.


“You live with him?”


“I couldn’t afford a place of my own and Louis is a family friend and has been letting me live with him..”


“So you need a place of your own then?” Tom stands in front of you then leans slightly against the desk. His arms were crossed over his chest and you couldn’t help but see how the shirt clung to his biceps.


“I’m fine Tom, I’m saving up now thanks to you helping out with Jaelynn..”


“Stay at my penthouse upstairs” your eyes widening His penthouse? Why would he offer for you to stay there? Maybe he doesn’t like you like living with Louis.


“I couldn’t possibly stay there Mr. Holland..”


“You will stay there.. plus being here you’re closer to the hospital… I can order a moving service to move your stuff in the guest room there”


“But don’t you live there too?” You ask looking at him as his lip swipes across his lower lip quickly. 


“I do but only when I have late nights so it will be all yours, now I’m not going to say no because you have these files now to do and you’ll be here over night” He unfolds his arms reaching for a file. Sticking out his hand he hands you the thick file. 


“Y-yes sir..” your eyes wide from the thickness of the file, holy fuck this was a lot of paper work.


“Come get me when you’re finished and I’ll show you around the penthouse” turning around he returns to his chair going straight onto his computer. His eyes focused as he started typing quickly.   



     Walking into your office you stressfully plop the file down onto your desk. Leaving you go and make some coffee for the long night ahead. Once you’re back you set up a playlist to listen to while you work. Your fingers typed as quickly as they could transferring the files manually into the system. Typing side notes on what could have been improved or what things were lacking in the company. 



    Hours went by as you tried keeping your eyes open. Minutes felt like ages as they ticked by slowly. Every time you blinked your eyes hurt even more. You were three cups of coffee in and your hands felt jittery. Backspacing on the error you just made you finish the last paper you had to do.


     Turning your computer off you stretch your arms over your head. A button coming undone form your top exposing more of your chest. Not giving a single fuck at this point you pick up the file of completed work. Standing up you feel the blood rush to your legs and let out a sigh of relief after sitting for so long. Picking up your phone you see a spam of messages from Louis. 


    Locking your phone so the screen turns black you stick it in your purse. Once you have your purse on, you then head to the door opening it. Stepping through you see Mr. Holland tapping his pencil against his chin. He turns his head to look at you with a surprised look on his face. Sticking out the file you let out a little yawn.


“Alright love, lets get you upstairs.. you look like you might pass out from exhaustion” he takes the files from you setting them down. Walking next to you he places his hand on the small of your back. 


    The two of you lock your office doors before heading down the hallway. Once down the hallway you turn the corner towards the elevator. Associates looking at the two of you with raised brows. Mr. Holland looks over at them making their heads turn away from you two. The elevator dings opening the doors signaling to walk in. 


   The ride up the next floor was dead silent. A buzzing sound goes off making the elevator stop. Mr. Holland reaches into his pocket pulling out a key. He sticks the key into the hole that was next to the buttons and turns the key. 


 The elevator doors open revealing a gorgeous foyer. Your eyes taking in the beautiful surroundings. The glass windows surrounding showed the city lights that immediately caught your attention.


    Stepping into the living you turn around in a slow circle gazing at everything. Looking back at Tom to see him smiling at you. Blushing from how stupid you must have looked. You’ve never been in a home that looked so extravagant. He walks over taking your hand giving it a small tug.


“C’mon I’ll show you the bedroom…”


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On Narrators, Observers and the Sun Arc

So for once I’m going to make a meta on how things might not be as bad as they look. It’s shocking, I know. There’s something I’ve noticed though, that was revealed this chapter that I have not seen anybody else talking about.

That the narrator who carries such an objective and flourishing style in narration that was almost absent from Tokyo Ghoul with the exception of the end of chapter and beginning of chapter brief segments, is none other than Furuta himself. Not only that but for most of the time, these narrations are completely objective and more descriptive of the situation around him rather than Furuta’s actual thoughts and emotions.

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Hasty Decisions

Dean Winchester x Reader

1600 Words (sorry, this was supposed to be a drabble.)

Requested by @winchester-writes from the fluff/angst drabble prompt list. She picked #59: “Don’t you think you’ve done enough?” with Dean. 

HERE is the list of prompts picked from

HERE is the list of prompts completed (bottom of the list)

With gravel digging through your jeans, into your knees, you continued to kneel as tears poured down your cheeks, landing in the dust covered rocks. Your back ached from leaned forward for so long, but that didn’t matter. None of the pain you felt right now mattered.

Your lungs still ached for breath, your breath caught on a sob. It was torture, and you didn’t care. All that mattered was the scene that still haunted your vision, and the heartache that went with it.

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Xeno - Epilogue

Plot: The best part about being an assistant in a lab was watching all new inventions come to life, although sometimes some of them fail, leaving them away in a storage room, never to be bothered with; free for the taking.

Pairing: Kim Taehyung x Reader | Jeon Jungkook x Reader

Genre: Fluff, angst, Futuristic au!

Notes: OMG THIS TOOK WAY LONGER TO WRITE THAN IT SHOULD LITERALLY I HAD NO INSPIRATION TO WRITE THIS. But today I do, I decided to just write it down for you to get rid of the MBB sadness. 2k Words

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Wrong Place Wrong Time (31)

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Part 31 of an ongoing series, enjoy :)
A fanfic for a more Mature audience due to violence and language. Read at your own risk :)

Themes=😖,🌟,💣,🎭 ,. (☠️- Harm towards characters, Strong language and Adult themes.)

Summary: You end up in the wrong place at the wrong time and it has negative repercussions. Main characters include: Reader and EXO.

Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 Part 4  Part 5 Part 6  Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 Part 12  Part 13  Part 14  Part 15  Part 16  Part 17  Part 18 Part 19 Part 20 Part 21 Part 22 Part 23 Part 24 Part 25 Part 26 Part 27 Part 28 Part 29 Part 30  Part 32  Part 33  Part 34  Part 35 (Final)

Word Count: 3,500 (Maybe a little more or less)


Sehun’s P.O.V.

He gripped the knife lightly in his hand staring in fury at Y/N and Minseok. He tried so hard to push the thought of Minseok moving on from him away. He wanted so hard to believe that Yixing was lying about what he interrupted the night he saw them kissing. But it was all true, if he hadn’t walked in on them now how far would they have gone. Sehun closed his eyes tightly he was disgusted by her and ashamed of Minseok. Why was he investing all of his love and time into her, he barely knew her, why was he acting as though his life depended on her existence?

“Sehun how the fuck did you get here? How do you know about this place?” Minseok hissed at him, taking a step in front of Y/N and pushing her back gently.

“I followed you here, how else? I saw you both sneaking out of the house. Funny though Minseok isn’t it? you show her this place, but you never brought me here.” He scoffed. “Some best friend you are, huh? Putting a whore before me.”

Minseok rolled his eyes at Sehun.
“Stop reaching for issues Sehun and she’s not a whore.”

There he went again. Defending her.
Sehun’s blood was pumping and his heart was beating wildly. Since he came to the house Minseok always took care of him, it was as though he had raised him, he had been a mother to him, he was his best friend. In fact, the bond ran deeper then just a friendship, Minseok was his family and the only person he truly ever wanted and needed by his side. The other guys were nice, there was no doubt about it, but Minseok was different, he had taken him under his wing and shown him as much affection as he could. Over the years he gave him the attention he needed and craved, there was no way he was going to let her take that away from him. He walked closer to them, knife still held tightly in his hand. He had no remorse for what he was about to do, he just needed to get rid of the enemy and that’s exactly what she was.

“Sehun…” Minseok whispered, putting his arm forwards towards him trying to warn him to not come closer, but there was only so much authority he possessed when he was without a weapon.
“Sehun this doesn’t need to happen.”

He laughed darkly at Minseok, why he was wasting his breath on trying to stop him he didn’t know. He was already in a crazed state and he would kill even if it was the last thing he would do on earth. Minseok was his, not hers.
He pushed Minseok out of the way rushing towards her with the knife.

“Sehun stop!” Minseok regained his balance and ran back in her direction.
But he had already pushed the knife forward.

“Ah fuck!” Minseok hissed.

Sehun stared down, his eyes widening in shock and fear. There was a cut on Minseok’s arm, he got the wrong person.  He dropped the knife on the grass quickly grabbing Minseok’s hand in his, inspecting the cut. He began crying, he had hurt the person who had meant the absolute most to him in life.

“Fuck…” Minseok hissed, looking down at his arm. “Stop crying Sehun, it’s not deep it’ll heal in no time.” He snatched his arm out of Sehun’s grip and walked backwards in front of her. “Sehun if you kill her I won’t forgive you for it.”

He wiped the tears from his eyes with his fingers, now his whole body was shaking with hate and rage. After he had just stabbed Minseok, after he had just injured him, all Minseok could still think about was that stupid bitch.

“Why does she matter more than me?!” Sehun screamed, picking his knife up back from the grass and pointing it towards her direction. “Why do you care so much about her? I’ve already lost you to her Minseok, emotionally and mentally. Why can’t you see that?! When did I become so insignificant to you, why the fuck are you doing this to me?!” He threw his knife towards the far end of the garden, causing it to stick into the wooden fence.

“Stop Sehun! You’re making a mountain out of a molehill.”

He didn’t care he didn’t want to hear it anymore. He would get his revenge somehow. He just had to wait for the right time. He spun around, racing out of the house without turning back.

Minseok was his, not hers.


Y/N’s P.O.V.

“So can you explain to me why the fuck she’s here again?” Junmyeon seethed, looking at Tao through angry eyes.

“Shh, keep your voice down Myeon, she’ll hear you. Red said he was taking too long with his request so he shot her mum as a warning, what else could he do? He couldn’t just leave her. Christ, everything’s getting messy. Ughhh. You realise we’re going to have to keep everything in this place PG right?”
Junmyeon rolled his eyes, banging his fist against the wall in frustration, walking into the living room with a fake smile plastered on his face he took a seat beside Kris.
A cute little girl the age of three was bouncing on his lap, with a stuffed zebra plushie in her hand. She looked up curiously at Junmyeon, trying to make sense of the face in front of her.

“Hi sweetheart, what’s your name?” Junmyeon gave her a plastic smile, he really had no idea how to treat a child and this situation was less than ideal. She looked up at her dad, wondering if she should reply to this stranger.

“It’s okay sweetie, you can tell him your name.” Kris planted a kiss on the top of her head.

“Ara.” Her voice was so sweet and delicate, and reduced everyone in the room to soft piles of slush, apart from Sehun and Junmyeon.

“Well you’re going to have to give daddy some space right now, he’s quite busy since I need to talk to him” Junmyeon said through clenched teeth, looking up at Kris. Kris sighed, lifting Ara off of his lap and handing her over to Minseok who was holding her extremely awkwardly over his lap. Ara looked up at Minseok apprehensively.

“I don’t know what to do with a kid, take her back.” Minseok, held her at arms length but Kris had already left the room.
The child’s eyebrows began to crease.

“Ahhh no…” Minseok breathed.

Her face crumpled slowly.

“No don’t. Don’t do that.”

Suddenly she burst out into tears, her face turning red. Her lungs were much bigger than she looked because she was very loud. Minseok shook his head in a panic, still holding her at arms length unsure of what to do with her.

“What do I do with it? It won’t stop.” He shook her slightly, only making her crying worse.

“For goodness sakes Minseok, give her to me. And it’s not an ‘it’ it’s a her and she’s a baby.” Yixing stood up from his seat, taking Ara from Minseok’s awkward hold and bouncing her up and down as he held her against his chest.
“That’s okay sweetheart, it’s okay. Shh-shh there’s no need to cry, daddy will be back soon.”He began rubbing her back slowly, still bouncing her up and down at a steady rhythm her sobs gradually reducing as she burrowed her head into his chest, she was only sniffling now. The rest of the men breathed out in relief, thank God she was no longer crying.

“Wow Yixing. Didn’t know you were such a mum.” Chanyeol laughed, looking at Ara in amazement, she was calm now and was slowly falling into a silent slumber.

Yixing put his fingers to his lips. “You’ll wake her.” He mouthed, exiting the room with the infant in his hands.

“Well that was really weird.” You spoke up, talking to nobody in particular. “What is she doing here?”

“Red killed her mum, It must be a warning for Kris to get his shit together and get rid of Baekhyun sometime soon, or he’ll go for Ara next.”
You nodded, looking over at Baekhyun, his face was blank. He got up and left the room, but you could tell something was off. You excused yourself too, following him into the hallway.

“Baekhyun are you okay?” You asked, placing a light and comforting hand on his shoulder. He looked up at you sadly, and that told you everything you needed to know. You pulled him into a hug making sure it lingered a while so he could receive as much comfort as you could physically offer him.

“Red’s really out to kill me Y/N. How many  more people need to get hurt because of me. First Soo, now Ara’s mother. Maybe I should just hand myself in. If it wasn’t for me she’d still have a mother and Kyungsoo wouldn’t be…you know.”

You shook your head violently, forcing Baekhyun to look at you. “Listen none of this is your fault Baekhyun, it’s that sick bastard’s fault, so don’t you dare blame yourself. You should get some sleep it will do you some good, okay?.” You said patting him on the back and watching him walk slowly up the stairs to his room. You walked back into the living room and you could feel Sehun’s eyes burning into the back of your skull. You took a seat beside Minseok which in all honestly was an extremely stupid choice. Were you trying to wind Sehun up?

“Hey what happened to your arm?” Jongdae asked, pointing at Minseok’s cut. You looked up at Sehun who was biting his lip nervously and looking at Minseok with an expression which you were guessing was fear.

“Oh, I was practicing something with my knives, it went a bit wrong.” He frowned, leaning back in his space next to you, why didn’t he just expose Sehun. He was mental he deserved to be exposed. You looked at him in confusion but diverted your gaze when you felt Sehun staring at you again.

“Can someone take me upstairs? I’m tired.” Kyungsoo said, looking down at his hands. He was still embarrassed by his condition and the fact that he was dependent on everyone but he was taking it in his stride.

“Actually I think it’s time we all go to sleep.” Chanyeol said, standing to his feet and stretching
“It’s been a pretty long day. It’s like 2.A.M. anyway; we need to discuss assassinating Red tomorrow in more detail.”
The rest of the men nodded in agreement and stood up, you stood up too making your way to the door and rushing up the stairs, in all honesty you were extremely tired.
But an hour later and you still couldn’t sleep. It was dead silent in the house and so this meant that thoughts were buzzing crazily around in your head which you couldn’t control. You were wondering if the dynamics of the house would change for the better now that Ara was here, but you couldn’t help thinking how inconvenient it all was, especially since the boys were preparing for their biggest mission yet. You closed your eyes in an attempt to force yourself to sleep, but then you heard your door opening. You opened your eyes slowly, looking to the other end of your room. Jolting upwards and scooting back towards your head board you stifled a scream.

It was Sehun.

He was holding a knife.

“And if you even think about screaming I’ll slit your throat.” He stepped inside closing the door behind him and sliding the lock. “You’re really stupid; you know there’s a lock here for a reason. Although I guess it doesn’t matter because I would’ve just kicked the door in.” He smirked sadistically, walking closer to where you were. You tried pressing your body further up against your bed, but you couldn’t move any further backwards. He spun the knife around in his hand, staring at the shiny blade.

“I could kill you right now you know, but then Minseok would never forgive me would he?” He advanced in your direction, closer and closer. Until he was breathing right on top of you. You couldn’t scream even if you wanted too, because you were too paralysed and your breath was caught in your throat. He brought the blade down to your head, slicing off a lock of your hair and stuffing it into your mouth, causing you to splutter it out onto your duvet.
“So I’ve made my mind up.” He whispered in your ear, his hot breath almost making you vomit. “You’re going to stop talking to Minseok Y/N. Or I’ll kill him. If I can’t have him then no one can. I’ll kill him first and then I’ll kill myself after.” He planted a kiss on your lips, forcing his tongue into your mouth out of spite. Your skin was crawling. He was a bitter, sick and twisted man and it was only now that you were really beginning to see it properly.

“You’d never dream of doing that. That’s cheap talk. You’re bluffing.” You breathed, you were scared of him and you wanted him to leave more than anything.

“Oh am I?” He smirked at you. Then his face went blank, standing up straight he walked over to the side of the room that the door was on. Placing one hand on the wall, he raised the hand that he was holding the knife and drove the blade into his palm. He shouted out in pain. You screamed, grabbing your duvet closer to your body and shutting your eyes tightly.
“Trust me…” He panted and winced in pain, looking you dead in the eye. “If I’m crazy enough to do this to myself…arghhh…. then I’m capable of doing anything.”

You shook your head and began crying, not because you felt sorry for him, but because you were in the same room as a psycho and you couldn’t even scream for help.

“Sehun, you’re fucking crazy. You need help!”

“No… arghh… no… the only thing I need… is Minseok to stay by my side and protect me forever and always. He’s been my rock…fuck… he’s been a mum to me…and you think you can take my guardian away from me? Who do you think you are bitch?” He pulled the knife out of his palm, groaning in pain. He walked to the door and unlocked it.

“Breathe a word of tonight to anyone, and I promise you…I’ll fucking kill Chanyeol too.” He slipped out of your room quietly leaving you alone in darkness and fear. The silence had never been so loud in all your life and your heart was beating wildly. What were you to do? The craziest part was you knew that Sehun would do it.


You woke up around midday hoping it had all been a dream, but you were assured by Sehun’s blood on your wall that it wasn’t. You walked to the bathroom shaken up and freshened yourself, you slowly walked down the stairs to get some breakfast. Mostly everyone was in the kitchen apart from Kyungsoo, Junmyeon and Baekhyun. You looked at the right end of the dining table, to see Sehun staring at you coldly his palm was bandaged and he was sitting next to Minseok.

“Sehun, what happened to your hand?” Jongin asked, standing up to put the milk back in the fridge.

“Hmm? Oh, just practice with knives gone wrong.” He winked at you subtly so only you could see.

“You aswell?” Jongin scoffed.
You sat at the table trying to focus your attention on Kris who was feeding Ara and Yixing trying to keep her entertained as he was doing so.

“Oi Minseok, we should go do some training together, hmm?” Sehun said, elbowing Minseok lightly in the side.

“Why?” Minseok frowned, scooping his cereal up into his mouth and staring at you in frustration, you turned your head away.

“What do you mean why? Why not Min? We always train together, besides it’ll be fun, hmm?”

“I’d rather not Sehun.”

Sehun frowned, looking down at the slice of toast in his hand and violently ripping a bite out of it.
You decided you weren’t hungry anymore and exited the kitchen; you began walking towards the living room when you felt a hand grip your wrist. You turned around and were staring into the face of Minseok.

“Hey why are you ignoring me? I’ve tried giving you eye contact so many times this morning. You keep on disregarding me. I thought we made up at mine yesterday, or did the kiss mean nothing to you at all?” He half hissed half whispered keeping a strong hold on your wrist. You were about to say something when Sehun walked towards the two of you. You grabbed your wrist out of Minseok’s hand and took a step backwards towards the staircase. Sehun frowned looking at the both of you, clearing his throat.

“Minseok, I’m going shopping. You coming?”

“No. We all went out the other day, why would I need to go again now?” Minseok grunted keeping his eyes trained on you but you disappeared up the stairs. Lingering in the hallway, you stood just outside of your door so that you could eavesdrop and hear what was being said.

“Hey I’m going to watch a film, come watch it with me Min?” Sehun pleaded.

“What the fuck did you say to her Sehun why is she ignoring me? I know you have something to do with this.”
You inched a bit closer to the top step so you could hear them clearer, you could just about see their legs from where you were stood.

You heard Sehun laughing in disbelief, shifting from one foot to another. “I’m talking about us and you’re bringing her into it. God Minseok, you’re so obsessed.”

“No Sehun you’re obsessed!” Minseok hissed, you saw his feet taking a step closer towards Sehun’s. “You’re fucking obsessed with me Sehun and you need to realise that. But I guess this is my fault, for spoon feeding you constantly and making you reliant on me, for being around you too much. You’re a grown man now Sehun! Not the kid you used to be and you need to fucking realise that you don’t need to be so far up my fucking ass anymore! I fucking like her, you know I do, why are you sabotaging this shit for me, huh?! You say I’m like you’re brother, like your mum yet here you are, hindering my pleasure. Don’t you want me to be fucking happy Sehun?! I’ve been through so much in life why the fuck are you being like this. You’re being childish, grow up Sehun you’re a man! Even Kris’ fucking child is more mature than you’re behaving. Are you seriously trying to gain my attention like this; day in day out?! You know none of the boys in the house mean as much to me as you do?!” There was silence for a moment until you heard Sehun speak up.

“No the boys don’t, but she does. Don’t you fucking understand Minseok, you’re all I have. My dad never cared, I lost my mum. We lost Luhan. Now I’m losing you…to her! It’s not fair. You are all I have left and if I lose you now I may aswell be dead. How can an infant cope without it’s mother? I thought you cared about me more than you do. You tell her things you don’t tell me, you take her to places you’ve never showed me. You let her in and you’re shutting me out! How is that fucking fair. You’re neglecting me Minseok.”

“But I’m not your fucking mother Sehun and I never will be!”
You heard Sehun gasp and saw his feet take a step backwards away from Minseok’s.
“Listen Sehun. I feel like I practically raised you and this bond is nice, I’ll never neglect you, but you need to give me some space. You’re suffocating me. And yes I treat you both differently, but the love I have for you is different to what I have for her. This is brotherly whilst with her it’s desire and something more, I don’t know…”

Sehun laughed sarcastically. “So you love her now do you?”

“No that’s not what I meant Sehun I’m just trying to explain the difference in the relationship. Stop being difficult and let me live, I deserve that much don’t I?”

Another pause.

“I know you’re listening!” You heard Sehun shout, it seemed as though he was talking to you.
“Don’t worry you can fucking have him! He doesn’t care enough to need me anymore; I’m not worth shit to him. I hope you can make him happier than I ever could, clearly my job wasn’t enough.” You saw Sehun’s feet turn away and walk towards the front door.

“That’s not what I said. Sehun wait. Wait! For fuck sake. Sehun!”

You heard the front door slam shut.



Tag: @holyzombiechild

The First Taste

Summary: Gabriel finds that being human isn’t what he expected.  Sometimes it’s even better.

Pairing: Gabriel x Reader

Word count: 3265

Warnings/Tags: smut, pretty much PWP, fingering, oral sex (female receiving), human Gabriel

Written for my 100/200 follower celebration  
Requested by: Anon
Kink: Praise kink

Author’s note: All tags are at the end.  If you have a line through your name, tumblr wouldn’t let me tag you.  Sorry!

Special thanks to my amazing beta @sumara62.  You feedback has been invaluable as are your beta skills, especially this piece because all that sensory description nearly killed me (and it probably would have without you).  And to @blondecoffeecake for introducing me to the Banh Mi as a non sweet treat Gabe would like. I also don’t know where I would be without all your encouragement and Dick.  


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Gabriel’s always expected his senses to be blunted if he lost his grace, but the things he can taste now that he’s human exceed all expectations.  Starbursts literally burst with a juicy rainbow of fruits rather than being overshadowed by the fillers and additives used for texture and coloring.  Chocolate is a much smaller, more decadent spectrum of deliciousness when he can’t taste everything down to the very earth in which the seeds are grown.  Ice cream is a whole new ballgame (as are the after effects of having far, far too much of it).

Then there are the things he’s never considered.  

How a good sear on a steak can make all the difference.  How the crunch of crisp lettuce combined with an assortment of fixings can create an entire world in a single bite.  How sugar and spice meld so magically he’s convinced that honey habanero is the only sauce that belongs on wings.  

His favorite, however, is a little something called a Banh Mi sandwich from a Thai place in Florida.  It has a little bit of everything - sweet, sour, spicy, salty - and the complexity of all the ingredients form a delectable blend that flourishes through his mouth in ways he’s never experienced.  

He finds you to be no different.

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SnK Chapter 97 Poll Results

The chapter 97 poll closed with 1,235 responses. Thank you to everyone for participating.

 
RATE THE CHAPTER

(1,157 RESPONSES)

This is the highest rated chapter since we started asking this question 6 months ago. Many were delighted to see Eren again and felt that the plot was moving forward.

This is the chapter I’ve been waiting months for. Flashbacks with meaning. Plot progression. New revelations. Great chapter.

Best Marley chapter yet.

This chapter was honestly amazing, easily one of my favorite chapters. Not only do we get to see my boy Kenny again, Annie is there kicking his ass. We got Bertholdt’s fortune telling sleeping positions(bless him). We got Reiner who is so fucking gone, I lost my shit for a second when I thought it was all gonna be over for him. Then we finally hear from the Tybur’s and learn that Amputee-kun was Eren(no surprise with that one). Honestly just a beautiful chapter!

Made me more happy than getting a buy one get one coupon for Chick Fil A

Honestly I was expecting this chapter to be another flashback and generally boring instead I was pleasurably surprised by seeing my boi eren and Kenny ~wipes tear~ I JUST HAVE SO MANY FEELINGS ABOUT THIS CHAPTER O

This is the chapter we all needed. Finally, the plot’s moving forward, and it’s doing so really quickly! Hyped!

We went from “another useless flashback chapter” to “omg Isayama let us catch our breath” and this is hilarious. Not that I disliked flashback chapters, they were great…but THIS was THE chapter.

It’s about time we had a chapter that pushed the plot forward and gave us some juicy reveals. The curtain has been down for far too long and it’s now time for some conflict. Gimme grim reminder in the next chapter as well as more Pieck and Porky.

This chapter is just amazing. We got Eren as Amputee-kun, Willy Tybur, and a hint of Zekerets. Plus, there’s also Eren’s letter to look forward to. I feel like we’ll be seeing the Paradis crew towards the end of Chapter 98. It serves as a great way to end the volume.

I was so happy to see the plot finally starting to move forwards again. I’ve loved getting the Marley perspective, but as I’ve said before, the pacing of these chapters has been abysmal. The plot’s been largely stalled for nearly a year at this point, and I’m very excited to see it finally seeming to pick up direction again. 

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anonymous asked:

Why do most of the fan base hate Pontac and Graff writing so much?

I think the main point of consternation regarding P&G is that they simply don’t have any real touch for writing Sonic, both it’s characters and it’s tone and themes in general. The way they write the games….doesn’t make them feel like Sonic games to me…at least.

The humor isn’t Sonic-esque. It’s childish, unsubtle and generally unfunny. Much of the humor is akin to dangling your car keys in front of an infant to make it laugh. Some instances of comedy do hit the mark (Such as the “bonehead” line in SLW) but that’s the exception, not the norm.

The narratives are lacking themes that added weight and meaning to past stories. There’s no messages that enhance the story. And palpable attempts at such (SLW’s “Trust your best friend’s capabilities”) fell ass over head due to how badly executed they were.

Pontaff set-up plot points…then promptly ignore them, failing to give any due attention to them. Need I mention the odd “Yacker goes missing!” plot point in Colours that comes right out of nowhere, is hardly mentioned and then you see Yacker come out of nowhere without any harm done to him and no focus given to how he got away from his alleged predicament?

The bad writing in general even afflicts the main villain. Dr Eggman is a blowhard for the most part whose never taken seriously instead of being a proactive threat whose capability for destruction was respected and acknowledged (Need I mention Sonic’s line “You’ve turned into a big time villain doctor!” in SA2?).

The characters just don’t do anything interesting the majority of the time. For the most part, they stand around doing nothing and making idle chit chat.

That’s boring see?

Generations is terrible with this in particular with the four most promiment characters prattling on and standing around in most cutscenes and everyone else merely standing there in the cutscene in which Classic Eggman first appears and egging on the injured Sonic’s instead of, oh I don’t know, ganging up on the Eggmen themselves. The characters are inclined to being very active….so why the fuck do they loaf around doing next to nothing under P&G’s pens the majority of the time?

There’s just nothing about their writing of the series that indicates a good gain overall. Especially when compared to what we got before their tenure as writers. And no, when I say “What we got before”, I’m not referencing the likes of Shadow and ‘06.

I think one of my biggest criticisms personally is how they portray Sonic himself. As a massive Sonic aficionado, I could almost weep a bit at seeing what he’s become, the degree to which he’s been flanderized, how much he’s been derailed into carrying the tone first and foremost. It’s not as bad as his writing in the likes of Chronicles, ‘06 and Shadow (The first of which portrayed him completely OoC, the latter two of which treated him like total shit) but it’s absolutely nothing special either and is such a downgrade especially coming so soon after Black Knight, the game which is his most supreme portrayal in any Sonic media in my opinion.

I mean…

He rambles on and on obnoxiously instead of actually getting right to it.

Sonic is a man of action. He gets his hands dirty pretty much immediately instead of letting things such as injustices linger, a trait in-line with Naoto Oshima’s intention for him to be a guy who has a “Get it done now!” attitude. This has the additional effect of making his speech and actions have gravity because they’re carried out with speed and finesse.

Want some examples?

Look at him. He’s not standing by and making idle chit chat. He’s doing what he does best with such incredibly cool flair. And in most of these instances, he’s putting-across his cool factor without single word rolling off his tongue. His character has impact, this guy gets shit done. He doesn’t give a toss about what anyone else thinks about how he carries himself and what he does, he’s flashing that toothy grin with supreme confidence and he executes his actions with the utmost deftness. In other words, he’s acting like I expect SONIC THE HEDGEHOG to act.

Now compare to…this highly irritating intepretation.

See how the Sonic above the above image acted as if his awesomeness was obvious? This timeless trait of the character’s personality has been completely passed-over here, ignored in favor of this obnoxious braggart who acts akin to a child whose screaming for attention, asking for others to actively acknowedge what he does and even acting put-out when he’s caught in the act of boasting.

To me, a convincingly-written Sonic would not realistically do the latter if he was caught in “embarassing” behaviours simply because he wouldn’t care enough about what anyone said or thought about his actions to be adversely affected by it. Chances would be that he’d just laugh along with it instead of acting ike he’s ashamed of himself. That’s one of the likable things about Sonic to me at least - He’s capable of laughing at himself but ultimately has no regard for what people think of how he acts.

It degenerates Sonic’s character because it consumes him and deprives him of his edge, shunts him onto a role that doesn’t do him justice. In Colours, whenever he meets a robot, he goes on and fucking on about how he’s going to kick their asses and it falls completely flat because he’s getting no response and makes him look like a weirdo. It even gives me the impression that this Sonic seems to think deep down that he’s uncool and is insecure about it then goes about being an obnxious braggart to conceal it.

It also has the effect of screwing-over the story as well because more scene time in dedicated to these irritating shenanigans and LOL SO RANDUM “humor” than actually expanding on established plot points or making the story more varied. So not only are Pontac and Graff screwing-up Sonic’s writing, they’re  screwing-up the rest of the story in doing so. It’s such a vicious cycle.

You don’t see the interesting aspects of Sonic’s character anymore

In relation to the above, Long gone are the days when you saw Sonic exhibit either somewhat profound beliefs or a level of complexity such as his pragmatism in Black Knight, not caring if everyone considered him a bad guy for stopping Arthur’s tyranny by killing him and in addition his viewpoint that life would have no meaning if it went on forever, hence his opposition to Merlina even though her plan would’ve stopped the end of that world.

How about the revelation in Unleashed that it wasn’t just his sense of guilt regarding landing on top of Chip that compelled him to help him? He didn’t need a reason to want to help out his friend. Or his palpable upset/shame at Amy failing to recognise him in Werehog form?

This sense of….how do I explain it? This sense what makes Sonic such an intriguing character, the feeling of agency to his character, the drive that he had to do what he chooses to do without regrets is largely ignored in 2010+ Sonic, leaving a far flatter character who simply isn’t as interestingl. Sonic has lost alot of his heart. And it’s a crying shame.

So yeah, whilst P&G’s handling of the series isn’t Shadow, Chronicles or '06 bad to me, it’s nothing remotely remarkable either and is absolutely no standard that is ideal for the series and what it should abide by.

The Battle for Mewni: Final Thoughts and also it’s a review... kinda

So after binge watching the aforementioned episode non-stop for a week, I’ve decided to pull all my (cohesive) thoughts on it all together for this post. Buckle up kiddies this is gonna be a long ride.

Originally posted by nickelodeon

OK FIRST WE’RE GOING TO START WITH SOMETHING THAT IS AS CLOSE TO AN ACTUAL REVIEW:

Over all the movie event was quite thrilling. There were parts where you can tell the actual episodes will be split. However, at times I thought the pacing was a bit slow (I mean, it was funny to watch, but did we really need all those shots of The Book kicking Ludo’s ass?). Overall it was a great episode! 

Now to get to the nitty gritty of it all.

THE MAGIC HIGH COMMISION OR COUNCIL OR WHATEVER THEY’RE CALLED I FORGET AT THE MOMENT

Ok so Heckapoo, Rhombulous, and Omni are still alive but just need to… recharge? I don’t know. But Lekmet is dead. As in dead and gone, he’s not coming back dead? I’m not gonna lie that saddens me. He was such a good character. Plus, it’s gonna break Rhombulous’s heart. Poor crystal fool. Hopefully his snake arms can calm him down… or Star. Either way. RIP Lekmet.

(Also can we just apppreciate the Queen’s Sanctuary for a moment?)

MOON’S MOTHER 

Just look at her! 

I can definatley see similarities between Moon and this woman, but it looks like Moon inherited some of her looks from her father… whoever that was. Also this Queen has Butterfly cheek marks. Maybe she was the one true Butterfly before Star came along? Idk, I just thought that was cool.

TEEN MOON, TEEN RIVER, AND LORD MILDREW

Look at her!

Look at him!

Look at them!

Also Mildrew… I can kinda see why Moon didn’t marry him.

Kind of a wimp, don’t you think?

TEEN MOON IN GENERAL LIKE HOLY HELL

She lost her mother, who she clearly loved very much, and was thrusted into Queendom at an earlier age than most and was then given the responsbility to end a war by either continuing it or signing a peace treaty.

Me to, girl. Me too.

However, she took initiative and made a metaphorical deal with the devil. And by devil, I mean Eclipsa. And by metaphorically I mean literally.

And used that power to defeat Toffee’s army and excepted her role as Queen.

And props to her for blasting Toffee’s finger as a way to go around her original deal with Eclipsa. Also Mina was there and she wasn’t as crazy… so… cool?

ECLIPSA’S ALIVE AND SHE SEEMS PRETTY CUTE AND ALSO MAYBE EVIL I DON’T KNOW.

Ok we saw as far back Crystal Clear that she might have been in the crystal’s in Rhombulous’s dimension but to actually have confirmation is something else entirely!

I’m not sure if I’d call her evil just yet but she seems to be taking Toffee’s place as main antagonist… I guess I’ll have to wait until November to tell.

(Also the first she wanted once she was unfrozen was a candy bar. Like, same madame. Same)

GLOSSARYCK… THE TRUEST NEUTRAL TROLL SINCE ALEX HIRSCH.

It was nice to see more of Glossaryck showing some emotions (though he said he had no feelings earlier in the series but that doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing)

And I’m impressed how this show handled the book burning.

This makes me glad that Star has started writing down her own book of spells. This means that not only will everyone have a fresh start, but maybe the years and years of prejudice against Monsters by Mewmans will start to fade…

And then their’s Glossaryck’s fate himself. I mean, first we saw him burning in Book Be Gone

(Sorry, this is the best picture I could find)

Now Im not sure if Glossaryck is truly “dead” or if he’ll stay “dead” and hell I’m not even sure where he is or if Star can go get him but… hey we still have another season to figure all this out so… good luck, you neutral jerk…

STAR AND MARCO OMG THEY WERE CO CUTE!!!!!!

Look at all this Starco we got! 

And of course the safe kid finally got his wish to punch Lizard-Loki only after he realized the ass killed Star

While neither really got the chance to actually talk about their feelings for each other (which I’m kind of disappointed they never did) I expect that to be a plot point for future episodes… Also Jackie because I’d love to see more Jarco as well.

*Starco shippers*:

Originally posted by mcclellansmelf

Hey! I’d love to see any of Marco’s relationships fulshed out more! So shut it.

AND BECAUSE I’M GETTING TIRED, THIS WILL BE ONE OF MY FINAL POINTS OF INTEREST

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TOFFEE

Originally posted by tannermumm

Just fucking Toffee guys! Ok, first of all. Moontoffee shippers… I don’t care if you ship them… I have LITERALLY seen people ship crazier pairs. I’m not a big fan of it but I can kinda understand the appeal. So… whatever. I don’t care what you people do.

Second, I am a little pissed that Toffee appeared to be nothing more than a plot device. Especially sinc he had so much potential! And now he’s dead. Yeah, sorry conspiracy theorist. His ass is grass. He’s dead. Maybe we’ll see more of him in flashbacks but honestly… I think Eclipsa’s our new baddie. Kind of a let down here, I’m not gonna lie.

Originally posted by spicylove4ever

Ok, but can we just talk about how petty and extra Toffee was in this entire movie? I mean don’t get me wrong, I’m disappointed that the whole “Missing Finger thing” was nothing more than a petty grudge 

but the fucking lengths he went to get it back. I mean, first Moon blast’s his finger off.

(How has his face not turned into a meme yet?)

“She dramatically chopped off a small finger!”

“All hope is lost!”

(Really Rasticore? I expected more of you…)

And his damn face. Like, it’s not some dramatic afer-battle moment like the tapestry depicted

But more like

*frustrated sigh*

“Well then.”

“This is inconvient.”

And we don’t here from him for at least another twenty years (Hey Star Crew could we get a timeline of events here?). And what does he do once he comes back?

He hires himself into Ludo’s army, convinces them to overthrow Ludo, gets Star to destroy her wand, nearly kills all of Ludo’s army, manipulates Ludo and nearly drives him insane, practically kills the Magic High Commision, taints all of the universe’s magic, practically manipulates Ludo into toppling a majority of Mewni, nearly kills Star, and destroys the Magic Instruction Book…

… just to get his fucking finger back.

Originally posted by pilesofsmile

How god damn petty do you have to be to go to those lengths just to get one finger back? Like what the hell?

Originally posted by keanuital

And I’d like to point out that Toffee was a very excellent source for nightmare fuel in these past few episodes like…

Dude

Toffee, stop

This is a kid’s show, Toffee.

toFFEE!

And we can’t forget this little gem:

Originally posted by fluffylink

Not gonna lie, this is the only time I pitied the damn lizard.

All of what Toffee did to me is just so funny. Like in retrospect, the concept of it all just strikes me as hilarious.

Originally posted by gifmethegif

And that is the brunt of my final thoughts on the season 3 premiere of Star vs the Forces of Evil, The Battle for Mewni. If you guys have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. I might come back and update a few theory posts eventually and I’ll definatley update my Star vs episodes in one sentence posts, I just have to watch each episode indivually again to get a better feel for it.

Until then, stay weird and wild fellow fans!

Originally posted by avivi

Pissy

A/N: So, I was going through my drafts and I found this, and I think this is okay??

Warnings: Swearing, SPOILERS ABOUT PJ IF YOU HAVENT READ THEM ALL (why wouldn’t you though, they’re amazing!!)

House of Reader: Hufflepuff (Sorry not sorry)

Okay, so ignore the caption…………BUT HE’ SO FRICKIN ADORABLE!!!!! I’M LITERALLY IN TEARS BECAUSE OF HIS CUTENESS!!!!


It wasn’t that you were quiet. It’s just you weren’t very open, and you were very shy. You liked to listen to what others said, other than actually speaking. Okay, maybe that qualifies as being quiet, but you couldn’t help it! It just always came naturally to let people talk, and you liked listening rather than when any attention was on you. And it got even worse when people found out that you were the younger sister or Sirius Black and twin to Regulus Black.

Nobody ever guessed that such a quiet Hufflepuff could ever be related to such loud and demanding people. But being loud wasn’t in your nature, you would much rather be the listener, knowing that that was always an important friend to be. Most of your friends would vent to you, and you would be perfectly fine with that. The only 2 people that knew that you were actually very loud and weird were your brothers. You loved them both dearly, so whenever one would complain about the other, you did your best to defend the other brother, and you desperately wished that they could get along, because you knew that if they did the three of you would have so much fun. 

But, the problem with having two overprotective brothers, was that any time any boy (other than them) came within 5 feet of you, the two of them would rush over, Regulus dragging you away, as Sirius threatened to kill the boy, then coming over to you and Regulus always asking if you were okay. It seemed that the two of them only ever got along when a boy was remotely close to you. The only time any boy was allowed near you was when it was either one of their friends that they trusted immensely and one of them was around. Every time this happened you would roll your eyes at them, before insisting that you were perfectly capable of taking care of yourself, thank you very much. And when they kept on talking you would roll your eyes before marching away from them, yelling at them that they didn’t have to monitor your every move. Often you would ignore them for days, feeling that they thought you were too weak, until they both apologized profusely and promised to never do it again. Until they did it again. It happened far too often, and you were sick of it.


You were walking to the Great Hall for lunch, nose buried in a book about an American boy who had to save the world because he was part Greek-god. You were currently reading the fourth book of the series, internally screaming when  the main female character kissed the boy.

“Annabeth glared at me like she was going to punch me. And then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me. 

‘Be careful, Seaweed Brain.’ She put on her hat and vanished. I probably would’ve sat there for the rest of the day, staring at the lava and trying to remember what my name was, but the sea demons jarred me back to reality.”

Hey, (Y/N).” You heard someone call, causing your head to whip up, seeing one of your brother’s best friend, Remus Lupin, jogging till he stood next to you.

“Hello, Remus.” You smiled meekly, waving slightly to the boy who was towering over you.

“Hey, watch’a reading?” He asked, peering over your shoulder to look at the book.

You stuck your thumb in the book to keep your page before showing him the cover. 

His eyes lit up. “Don’t tell me what happened. I’m reading The Titan’s Curse.” 

Your eyes widened. “How far have you gotten?” 

“Well, I’ve gotten to the part in the desert. I read yesterday up to where Bianca dies before I slammed the book shut and threw it across the room.”

You laughed a bit. “Let me guess, you ran over to make sure it was okay, and you haven’t read it because you refuse to acknowledge that Bianca is dead.”

He laughed a bit with you. “I did that right after I cried. God, that death messed me up.”

You laughed a bit, feeling sorry for him before placing your hand on his arm. “I’m sorry. That death was awful, but, not spoiling, you should prepare yourself.”

“Oh shit, yeah. The prophecy was something like: ‘Five shall go west to the goddess in chains,

One shall be lost in the land without rain,

The bane of Olympus shows the trail,”’

“’Campers and Hunters combined prevail,

The Titan’s curse must one withstand,

And one shall perish by a parent’s hand.” You finished for him. “Yeah, expect another death.”

“Shit, I don’t think I can take another death.”

“Yeah, the next one is awful.”

His eyes lit up with realization. “That’s why Chiron didn’t go! If Kronos was raised, then Chiron thought he would be killed!”

“Bingo.” You said, winking and snapping before pointing at him. 

He laughed a bit, patting your head. “I didn’t ever know you were so talkative.”

You rolled your eyes at him, punching his shoulder playfully. “Well you found my weakness; talking to another Rick Riordan nerd.”

“Well, forgive me,” he said jokingly, laughing a bit. “You’re hardly ever this loud.”

“Well, neither are you, Lupin.” You replied, a slight smirk on your face.

“Touché, Black.” He said, an eyebrow raised, nodding his head slightly, as if he were impressed. “I’m starting to see where the Hufflepuff ends and the Black begins.”

You laughed a bit at that, before lightly smacking his arm. “Oh, shut it.” You giggled a bit. “I’m nowhere near as bad as either of my brothers.”

He smirked, laughing a bit with you. “That’s true. You’re much sweeter and more adorable than either of them.”

You felt your cheeks heat up, as you looked at the ground, a grin creeping onto your face. You looked up at Remus, before leaning over to kiss him on the cheek. “Well, you’re pretty sweet and adorable yourself.” You said, your face feeling as it were burning up.

He singed his arm around your shoulder, pulling you into his chest as the two of you kept walking. He placed a kiss to the top of your head. “Well, whatever I am pales in comparison to who you are, (Y/N) Black.”

The beautiful moment between the two of you was interrupted as both of your brothers shouted out for you. 

“Oi, Moony!!” “Listen prat, hands off of her!” “Moony, you better fucking take your hands off of her, if you want to live!” “(Y/N), move away from him, now!”

They shouted very similar things, but the general idea was gotten, seeing as Remus removed his arm from your shoulder, lifting his hands in surrender, and you had stepped away from him, and turned to your brothers, your arms crossed, and looking pissed.  

The two of them had ran and caught up to the two of you. You turned to your brothers, thoroughly pissed off, and narrowed your eyes at them. 

“No, shut up.” You snapped, as both of them started to speak. “Listen, you two need to piss off. I’m not your daughter, so stop playing the overprotective card. Not to mention, we were fucking talking about books!” You yelled at them.

“Didn’t look like it from where we were.” Sirius all but snarled out. 

“Looked like he had his fucking arm around you and he kissed your head.” Regulus growled. 

You looked at them, and scoffed with disbelief. “I can’t believe you two. Do you think I’m so incapable of making my own decision!? I’m capable! If anything, I’m more capable than either of you! All the two of you ever do is rebel against everything, or follow all the rules, no matter how much that fucks either of you up! I do what is right! I’m always trying to stop the two of you from killing each other, but it seems like the only time you get along is when I’m involved! Just solve your own fucking problems, I’m sick of doing it for you! I just want to live my own fucking life! So, if you two aren’t going to let that happen because I’m your fucking sister, than, as of this moment, consider yourself sisterless!” You turned on your heel, “Good day!” You yelled before you stormed away from them.


Later you found yourself sitting on the leather couch, finishing up The Battle of The Labyrinth, in the Gryffindor common room, able to hear both of your brothers still yelling at Remus. You had gone up about an hour ago, to apologize, the guilt of what you had said crushing you. (You and Regulus both knew the password, due to Sirius’ and Regulus’ overprotective behaviour, when they tried to figure out ways to “protect” you.)

You heard a huff, and feet pounding on the stone stairs, as someone from the boys dorm walked into the Common room, muttering under their breath. You looked over the top of your book, to see Remus plop into a chair, still muttering and looking at the fire in the fireplace, a smoldering look on his face, before looking up, and screeching.

“Are you always this quiet!?” He asked you, one hand over his chest as if to stop his pounding heart. He wasn’t expecting anyone else to be in the common room, and seeing you, seemingly appear out of nowhere made him very jumpy and nervous. Well, more jumpy and nervous than usual.

You looked around the room, a look of confusion on your face, as you looked shrugged your shoulders before answering his question. “I was reading?” 

He nodded his head in acknowledgment, before apologizing. “Um, I’m sorry. That was rude of me. I just wasn’t expecting anyone to be in here, especially not you, after what you said.” He trailed off, as the two of you avoided eye contact, the awkwardness of the situation setting it. 

“Yes, well, I came here to apologize. I felt really fucking awful about it as soon as I said it.” 

“I understand. But, honestly, they kinda deserved it. They’re always very protective of you, and now they’re more suspicious.”

“Suspicious of what?” You asked, tilting your head slightly, thoroughly confused.

“Well, they’re always suspicious when you’re around other guys, and they made it clear that they don’t want you to be with anyone, and they told me that I need to fuck off, because I’ll only end up hurting you.”

“Hurting me?” You were still confused, because you already knew all of this, and he just seemed to be going around in circles not making any sense.

“God, and they say Sirius is the thick one!” He moaned out, burying his face in his hands.

“Excuse you!?”

“They know that I like you, and they don’t want us dating.” He whispered out, as quickly as he possible could, almost speaking incoherently.

You were still confused, and now it seemed that your brain was working faster by the second. Remus Lupin, your brother’s best friend had a crush on you? He actually liked you? As the revelation started processing in your head, you just looked at him, before standing up and marching up the stairs to talk to your brothers. 

Halfway up the stairs, you looked back down the stairs and saw Remus sitting in his chair with a stoic face, before you called out, “Oi, you coming, or what?” He immediately perked up at the sound of your voice, and stood up, following you up the stairs into the dorm of the Marauders.

“Sirius Orion Black! Regulus Arcturus Black!” You yelled as you stormed into the room, Remus standing meekly by the doorway as your two brothers looked at you with mixed states of shock on their face. “First off, I would like to apologize for what I said earlier.” You said, tangling your fingers together nervously. “You guys are plenty capable of making your own decisions, regardless of the outcome. I was very upset, because you two had ruined something between Remus and I, even though the both of you are very much aware of our feelings. I’m sorry for dissociating myself from you, and I would very much like to be your sister again. That being said, if you do want me to still be your sister, you would have to be understanding of my feelings and be a little less protective.”

They gaped at you for a little bit, before they both started hugging you and apologizing for being idiots. 

A Pepperony Shipper’s Defense of the “Civil War” Separation

First of all, yes, I was just as gobsmacked and pissed off as every other Tony/Pepper fan upon seeing Captain America: Civil War for the first time. Like, WTF and where did that come from and WHY and HOW?? It kind of took me out of the movie at certain points and, I can say now after calming down and having some perspective, kind of tainted my memory of the movie and caused me to remember it as being not as good as it actually is (although I still really liked it). Until I recently bought it on Blu-ray and watched it again, ready to roll my eyes at the references to the break-up, and how it was handled. But now that I wasn’t so taken aback and emotional about it, and have the comfort of knowing they eventually reconciled, I can analyze it more objectively, and really, it wasn’t bad. In fact, it actually worked really well for the story and Tony’s character development. Yes, character development, which isn’t always the deepest or most perfectly handled aspect of the MCU. But there is a cohesive through-line for Tony, that comes to a head in Civil War. He had a near-death experience in The Avengers, which caused him to have PTSD in Iron Man 3, then the combination of these experiences and Wanda giving him the vision of helplessness in the face of other-worldly danger lead him to create Ultron, which contributed to his guilt complex, as well as Pepper leaving him in between movies, both of which lead to his actions in Civil War. And yes, the reason Pepper wasn’t in the movie was because Gwyneth hadn’t renewed her contract yet so they had to write around that, but as far as cases of Real Life Writes The Plot go, I think they handled it very well. Because they didn’t just flimsily write around it, they used it. From the writers’ commentary:

“Yeah, the intent in this movie, because we knew where we were going with the character - that we had to motivate Tony to want to kill Bucky Barnes in the 3rd act - in order for the third act to work correctly, that Tony would have to be off balance. And the way that we thought we could make him off balance was by pulling things out of his life, making him emotionally vulnerable, really emotionally vulnerable. So Pepper is out of his life, it clearly is an issue for him…”

Yes! Visibly so. Their status was depressingly uncertain, and Pepper wasn’t physically in Civil War, but she was with Tony all up and through the movie. Her absence had him all types of messed up. That moment when he sees her name on the teleprompter is pure heartbreak. His political position was partially taken to try and mend their relationship and keep her in his life. There was the “I’ve been picturing a redhead” moment on the jet. And we know damn well he wasn’t picturing Natasha.

They then go on to mention that right after he gets all shook after seeing Pepper’s intro on the unchanged teleprompter (which RDJ nailed, btw, he looked so devastated. My Pepperony heart!), he’s confronted by the mother of the young man who died in Sokovia in Age of Ultron, dredging up his culpability and guilt for that whole mess.

“He’s being attacked emotionally on a lot of different fronts, and it puts [him] in a precarious position. So as the movie progresses, there is a touchstone or if something cathartic were to happen to him, it could potentially push him over the edge. Which is what happens at the end of the film.”

Personally, I’d much prefer that, if an important character has to be absent (for the second movie in a row, no less), their absence is felt and relevant to the appropriate other characters, instead of just casually hand waved away in one or two lines of dialogue as if their presence doesn’t matter either way. That way where it’s almost meta winking at the audience like, You all know this character isn’t here because of whatever actor reasons, so we won’t even bother to have their absence mean anything and this mention is purely perfunctory. And sure, in some cases that’s ok, but in this movie, where Tony’s the 2nd lead and a big part of the plot hinges on his state of mind at the time, his other half semi-dumping him would be a pretty big deal. And in my opinion, it was successfully portrayed as being a big, painful deal.

One specific complaint I’ve seen a lot, though, is that it didn’t make sense for Pepper to leave Tony after everything they’d been through, after how IM3 ended, and so all of a sudden. And yes, to us, it was out of nowhere, considering how IM3 ended and Tony jokingly mentioning maybe buying Pepper a farm at the end of AoU. Such is a potential pitfall of telling a story by way of a movie-verse, as opposed to a TV series, where the story can be told bit by bit, week after week. We only see a certain amount of story development on-screen, and a year or two or more apart. But looking at the big picture, we should take into account that Tony was in a whole other movie, sans Pepper, between IM3 and Civil War - Ya know, the one where his own creation tried to wipe out humanity, before he made that quip about buying a farm. So by the time of Civil War, he delivers this bit of emotionally significant exposition to Steve:

“A few years ago I almost lost her, so I trashed all my suits. Then we had to mop up Hydra…and then Ultron. My fault. And then, and then, and then, I never stopped. Because the truth is I don’t wanna to stop. I don’t want to lose her. I thought maybe the Accords could split the difference. In her defense, I am a handful.”

I’ll say. But seriously, so much about this little monologue, and it all makes logical sense. At the end of IM3 he made her a promise - maybe an impulsive, emotionally charged one, but a promise nonetheless - that he would give up Iron Man-ing. For her! But then bad shit kept happening (as it does), and he kept jumping into the fray. And maybe at first, she understood that, since the events of IM, he’s got this sense of responsibility and protection that he just can’t shake, Iron Man is just a part of him now, and maybe she didn’t rigidly hold him to a decision he made when she had just almost died and he had just had heart surgery. He was pretty fragile at the time, OK? But then Ultron happened…dear god, Ultron. His fault. He was unquestionably portrayed as being responsible for that ensuing mess. To the audience, to the other Avengers who told him to his face what a terrible idea it was, both before and after the fact, to himself. But then there’s Pepper. And yes, it sucks that we didn’t get this on screen and it’s left to our imaginations as to how exactly it played out. But seriously, imagine it. In my assumption, when they saw each other again after AoU, Tony received the dressing down of his life. Anything Howard might’ve said to him in the past can’t even compare. I can almost guarantee Pepper ripped him several new ones before she left. And he wouldn’t have been able to say shit, besides maybe “Please, baby, don’t leave me”, because he did royally fuck up. Probably even beyond Pepper’s comprehension at the time. Like, I go away for less than 2 weeks, and you create something that almost destroys the world?? How even does that happen? And after he was supposed to be dialing back on all this. To be fair though, it was a bit of his misguided attempt to put something in place that would allow him to at least semi-retire, but still. Major backfire. So I can totally see how she would’ve been, not only upset and disappointed enough to need space and time to think about their relationship and if she could really still be with him, but also utterly pissed and stressed. To the point where she’s like, I just can’t even deal with you right now. And there actually is a bit of precedent for that. When she almost resigned from her job at the end of IM2 because dealing with Tony and the drama that comes with him was just too damn much. Before they were even a couple. Summed up by Pepper going, “I never know if you’re gonna kill yourself or wreck the whole company.” And then a few years later he goes and almost wrecks the whole of civilization, oops. I see how she was like, Yeah I need to back away from aaaaall thissss for the time being.

Speaking of, Tony and the movie never definitively gave the impression that they were over and done forever, Pepper never to be seen again. That’s what most of us took from it, because we were shocked, and freaking out that something big and bad did happen with their relationship, and their future certainly wasn’t looking too bright. But going by Tony’s words and taking them at face value (instead of any speculation that he was trying to make it seem not so bad, or was in denial), he said they were “taking a break”. Not to get into too much semantics a la Friends, but that’s technically not a one-and-done break-up. That’s more like actress availability relationship limbo. Or maybe in Tony’s case, probation. Whatever the deal was, they were on the precipice, but hadn’t totally fallen off the cliff yet. And he didn’t say that he wanted her back, he said he didn’t “want to lose her.” So on some level he still had her, or at least still had a chance. Like they were together, but apart, TBD. And speaking of not losing her, the fact that a big part of the reason Tony supported the Accords was about Pepper…!!! For a movie that she wasn’t even in, that’s some serious shipper fuel. It also provides an evenly balanced match to Steve as to why they took their respective positions. They each had both an ideological reason and a personal reason. For Steve, ideologically it was because he had developed a distrust of government organizations, and personally, it was for his loyalty to Bucky. For Tony, his culpability in the Sokovia indecent drove him to believe they needed legal oversight, and personally, he just wanted Pepper to trust him again. To be able to say to her, See? I’m under some outside control now, I can’t just do whatever I want, when I want, and cause something like that to happen ever again, you don’t have to worry about me. “Supervised” Iron Man-ing and Avenging, to “split the difference” between being a completely rogue agent, and giving it up altogether. And hey, it looks like that might’ve worked… 

On a slightly more facetious note, it almost works better for the MCU as a whole for Pepper to not have been around for Age of Ultron, because if she was, Age of Ultron wouldn’t have happened. Tony wouldn’t have gotten that far. She would’ve given him one short and sweet “Are you out of your damn mind?!” speech, and that woulda been it. Roll credits. It wouldn’t have even been a movie, it would’ve been a Marvel One-Shot on the home release of another movie. That just wouldn’t have gone down. No way in Hell.

Especially if you buy into this pattern that I’ve noticed. When Pepper’s not there, Tony can be much more easily swayed into some questionable shit, because can’t nobody keep Tony Stark in check like Pepper Potts can keep Tony Stark in check. She wasn’t around in Age of Ultron, look what happened. She wasn’t around in Civil War, look what happened. Come Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tony’s this chill, protective, stern yet caring mentor/father figure, kind of making up for previously recruiting this hella green teenager into a battle he himself had nothing to do with, wants Peter to be better than him, lets Peter be for the most part, but will step in and handle or rescue him if need be, I’m sitting there in the theater just loving dad!Tony. He was wonderful, and not at all problematic. Come the end of the movie, he and Pepper were back together the whole time. Welp, that explains it I guess, lol. She really is his balance. It’s been established since the first Iron Man (2008!) that he cannot live without that woman, even before he flat-out told her in IM3. And I think that idea’s really been put to the test in his last few movies. So thank goodness he got her back (however the hell he did it) and is about to make this thing legal, because he is a hot mess without her, even more so than usual, and he knows it.

Yes, Anthony, yes you are. But Pepper loves you dearly anyway. 

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‘It’s Always Sunny’: Charlie Day goes behind the scenes of season 12

The gang just lost a member: In It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s 12th season finale, Dennis claims he’s had enough of everyone and is off to raise his young son in North Dakota, where he’s been living a double life.

“The bar is done,” he says as he turns off the lights at Paddy’s Pub. With that, he’s gone — for now.

“It opens up a lot of options for us,” Charlie Day, who created the FXX series with costars Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney, teases to EW. As does his own character’s story line with the Waitress (Mary Elizabeth Ellis), who Charlie has unprotected sex with after years of pining. While Day won’t reveal whether the Waitress is pregnant, he will talk about his lack of confidence in Charlie’s parenting skills.

“He would be a mess of a dad,” he laughs. “But he could certainly teach you a lot about how to cook strange foods and where to forage for the most coins.”

Between these developments and a few others from the season, some would say the gang is growing up. That’s far from true, though. “There’s just something about these people that is so hardwired that I can’t imagine them ever actually growing up,” Day says. “Look at Frank Reynolds. I mean, if that’s your father figure, then how are you ever expected to grow up?”

He’s got a point — plus, the characters’ inability to mature is part of what keeps fans coming back to the show over a decade in. “It’s really amazing to have some kid come up to me and say, ‘Hey, I started watching your show when I was 7 or 8 years old,‘” Day says. “It brings me so much joy. And I couldn’t be more proud of the show.”

Here, Day takes us through the biggest and best moments from the season — the finale and risky season premiere included.

The gang tries out a different race for a day in “The Gang Turns Black”

Day knew they were taking a big risk when they opened the season with an episode — a musical one, no less — where the white main characters wake up as black versions of themselves (played by black actors). The half-hour sees the fivesome experiencing life as a different race, and ends with Charlie, who turns into a young black boy, getting shot by a police officer.

“It’s a tragic moment in the episode, and then it’s even more tragic that the characters don’t learn their lesson at the end,” Day explains, “which is the frustration of society, that we keep repeating these mistakes and we don’t seem to be able to figure out how to learn our lessons.”

“I’m always proud of an episode where we’re able to say something that’s a little bit difficult to say, to have some humor, but to also have some point of view,” he continues. “In such a politically charged time in our country, I’m glad that we’re still able to have a show where we’re able to take a look at issues and point our fingers at injustices and that people get it — not everyone gets it, but I’m happy when they do.”

Sunny becomes a murder doc in “Making Dennis Reynolds a Murderer”

Mac and Charlie compare murder documentaries to chips in this episode, which parodies both Netflix’s Making a Murderer and HBO’s The Jinx by investigating whether Dennis killed Maureen (Catherine Reitman). “You want more chips,” Charlie says, referring to feeling unsatisfied even after finishing a bag of Lays. “Murder is chips!”

They outlined the episode around this same time last year, right when Making a Murderer was at the height of its popularity after a December 2015 release. And although Day sometimes watches those kinds of movies and television, he said they wanted the episode to call out the weirdness of it. “We’re basically saying, we’re so obsessed in our culture with murder and violence that there’s a macabre okayness with all this,” he explains. “We’re making episodic entertainment out of the fact that someone’s been murdered, and there’s sort of no sensitivity to the family of the victims sometimes with these documentaries. I’m the same as everyone — I will get sucked up in them. But it’s a crazy thing in this society that we’re into.”

Mac comes out in “Hero or Hate Crime?”

The gang has been calling Mac gay for years, and he officially came out in this episode, where Frank saves his life by shouting “Look out, f—-t!” right before he’s almost crushed by a piano. Frank immediately deems himself a hero, while everyone maintains he’s a villain for using a slur — no matter the outcome. They all go on to have a conversation — with a lawyer present — about whether Frank committed a hate crime and who’s entitled to the lottery card Mac was picking up as the piano was falling. In the process, Mac explicitly says, “I’ve been gay forever, everybody knows it. I’m out!”

This reveal came to be after Mac briefly came out last season and then quickly went back on it. “I think there was a bit of fan disappointment with that,” Day admits. “There was a little social responsibility to say, hey, we’ve dragged on this joke of this guy being in the closet, and perhaps it does better societal good to actually have him come out. There was an awareness that it sends a better message to the world — for the people who pick up on the fact that 99 percent of our show is satire.”

Dee, Charlie, Frank, and Dennis tell Mac he’s gay, and then bring out a fitness bicycle to prove it. Not just any fitness bicycle, though: This one has a dildo topped with a fist attached so that each time the biker pedals, he also gets a nice, well… let’s just say Mac calls it the Ass Pounder 4000.

“There was a story going around about a man in Ireland or Scotland, I believe, who was found dead on one of those,” Day laughs. “And we were having a lot of conversations about it. And we didn’t want to say something horrible like, ‘This is what all gay people are doing,’ but we thought, ‘This is what the crazy, insane Ronald ‘Mac’ McDonald is doing.'”

Cricket finds puppy love in “A Cricket’s Tale”

Cricket (played by David Hornsby, who wrote this episode and also co-produces the series) has his moment in this episode — it just doesn’t last too long: He falls in love with a woman and then realizes the woman is actually a golden retriever (don’t smoke PCP, kids!). And he realizes this after making out with her. “We thought it was time to give Cricket an episode, and we were breaking the story where he fell in love and the story wasn’t quite working,” Day recalls. “We couldn’t put our finger on why it wasn’t working, and I kind of half-jokingly, half-serious — I believe it was me — said, ‘What if she’s just a dog this whole time?'”

After initially thinking “we can’t do that,” they realized that, oh yeah, they could totally do that. All Hornsby had to do was pick out his canine kissing partner. “If he was going to have to make out with a dog, the golden retriever was the least offensive one,” Day laughs.

Dennis ditches Paddy’s Pub in “Dennis’ Double Life”

Out of all the main characters, it was Dennis who’s been living a double life. So why him? “There’s usually so much mystery with Dennis and what’s going on with him and we allude at times to sort of a psychotic other life that he has,” Day explains. “There was something interesting about giving him a moral Sophie’s choice.”

At firsts, he goes the predictable route, trying multiple times to get out of parenting — he pretends to be in a partnership with Mac and then acts like he’s been shot dead. Then after saying goodbye to his son and her mom, he has a change of heart watching the gang dance it out in the bar. “I think you could point to several choices or reasons over the history of the whole show that might lead him to making this choice,” Day says.

Then there’s Charlie’s long-awaited hookup with the Waitress, which Day says they made happen simply because they “decided it was time.” “It was time for something to give. For it to either end or to work — or for at least sex to happen,” he adds with a laugh.

Favorite Snowbarry Fics

So I have a bit of free time before things get busy again, and being Snowbarry Trash™ I thought, What better way to spend it than rereading my favorite SB fics????? At first I compiled all the links in one place as a reference for myself, but what the heck, it won’t hurt to put these fics out there again and send the writers some love.

Before anything, a caveat: this is by no means a comprehensive list of all the best SB fics. There are a lot of other great fics out there. Also “favorite” here probably more accurately means “fics I reach for when I’m having a bad day,” lol. So to these writers here, THANK YOU. Your fics really get me going again. (And to other fanfic writers out there, keep writing! You’ll never know when a fic will make someone’s day a little better, as these did for me.)

The fics are below the cut, arranged alphabetically. I put in the summary and a brief gushing of what I liked about them. Happy reading, everyone! Don’t forget to give the ones you like some love!

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BS&T theory (how everything could link)

So BTS dropped the Japanese version of Blood Sweat and Tears and the visuals are amazing!! Like truly amazing!! But now my theory.. I’m going to break it down by parts so hear me out.

- okay so here is what I think and I’m sorry if it doesn’t make sense.

So in this MV there is a lot of symbolism that connects all eras of the Boy Meets series. I think this is actually what happened before and after everything went wrong. For example, we see Jungkook being forced by Rap Mon to drink absinthe (a hallucinogen) and Suga is desperately trying to get him out of it. But fails as he falls down on to the floor and it covered by black smoke. Now I think the black smoke represents him being submerged in all evil as he has lost the right path and has fallen deeper into his evil self, hence why we first see him with wings. He is doing this as Suga is the hotel (the one in I need you) and Suga goes to where he is and tries to get him out of it but it’s too late. In the Korean version Jungkook is swinging and he licks of the remaining of the absinthe from his finger (absinthe is knowing for making you feel floaty and like you’re being swung around) hence why we see him do all the things he does in the Korean version. After he is forced by RM to drink he loses himself and Suga tries to get him out but gives up as he is way too deep to be saved. Thai ties to past eras as we see Jungkook and Suga fighting or being distance a lot. Suga does not agree with what Jungkook and RM are doing that they fight so much.
Now that was the Jungkook portion.

Okay so Jimin. Wow Jimin is a tough one and it requires a lot. So we know his downfall started with a lie (committing a sin represented by the apple) and this made him all craze and confused as he couldn’t handle it (Lie is basically his plot within the plot of this series). As he keep living this lie Suga comes in a attempts to save him after failing to do so with Jungkook. He covers Jimin (eyes) and tries to protect him from the harsh reality of his actions. (Guess why he is always being blindfolded). But in this MV Jimin actually wants to see the damage his lie actually made an he runs away from Suga. As he keeps trying to get himself out of this dark tunnel of lie he almost finds himself again, the one he used to be beige he commits the lie. But Suga once again covers his eyes and get him submerged back into their world of evil. This is why we see him biting into the apple. Also Suga does fail in protecting him again since his true evil self submerged back into their world.
In this world of evil him and Jungkook are submerged so far in that they try to hold back V and keep him there and they manage to by literally ‘drugging him’ with evil. (The whole sequence of V moving around is THEM already submerging him.

Now V, the fallen angel. We know that V killed someone and that was his sin (all because he was trying to protect the one he cared for the most) This led him to fall in a loop between being good and evil leading him to be completely evil. While in his evil state he dragged RM and Hope (hence why they are the ones introducing drugs to the other Young ones). And once he tries to get out Jimin and Jungkook hold him back while Hope stabs him in the heart leading him to fall back but making it worse as he was already deep and was just pretending to be an angel. Next we see Jin beating him up, that ends up with V stabbing him and than walking out and tracing the knife along to seek the other members. Why I think he is looking for the other members? Because you can see the malice in his face, he is so far gone that he completely lost himself and now wants to get rid of what “dragged him back in” but he was there already. Than we see him out of a window ready to jump again but as we in the Korean version he already jumped for his “salvation” and that’s why he puts his hands up as in “I got it” but his skies are still dark meaning he didn’t. V is still in that world even though he thinks he got out. He is still playing a pretense and it seems that he won’t get out any time soon.
V is under this mantle of lie and evil but it seems white (meaning it’s where he is meant to be)

Hope and RM. this two are even more complicated to explain. One this is for sure, they were dragged into their evil by V as he convinced them to let their evil side take it’s true form while using their bad aspect (Hope pills addiction) and RM and his lack of control. Hope actually does not drag in anyone, but RM drags Jungkook in and Hope keeps on showing them the ways into their evil. In the Korean MV hope shoots and arrow, him shooting V with the dart is within the same scene as the Korean MV. Hope, RM and V are completely gone but V is the one that is playing even more with all of the boys that now he is trying to get rid of them.
Hope and Jimin dance to Lie and Boy Meets Evil and that’s their plot in the storyline. Hope met evil through his pills and Jimin through his lie. Jimin was blinded of the effects of his lie by Suga while Hope had to deal with it by himself and dig himself even deeper. RM was dug into the world by being the one V went to first after he did his sin that led to RM confessing his sin and they started a whole loop of evil dragging everyone along with their inside demons.
Their demons have consumed them but RM is trying to look into himself again (hence all the reflective surfaces around the MV) and Hope is gone.

Jin and RM. yup RM pops back out. So the theory so far was Jin is dead, like he dies and there was turning back. But in this MV it makes it seem that the reason everyone believes this was because of V dragging them with him into evil. Him doing this is what actually kills Jin, he can’t handle seeing those younger than him falling but he does not know all of their dark pasts and when he does it leads him to his 'death’. When he did find out he tried to get them out but it was too late a V had already consumed them and why he is beating up V. He apologizes as he didn’t want to but had to, to get the evil out of him that ends with him stabbed. But Jin has a dark past by himself and he couldn’t deal with that either but seeing his friends so far gone rips his heart out and killing him on the inside. Now why did I mention RM? At the end of the Jap. MV they are together again and RM says “seems like we haven’t seen each other for a while” (DISCLAIMER I DO NOT SPEAK KOREAN BUT MY KOREAN FRIEND DID ME THE FAVOR OF TRANSLATING) and this is how Jin and RM are connected. Being the eldest they feel guilty that they couldn’t help the youngsters. RM actually followed them and even lead them into their demise while Jin attempted to, ended up dying and now he is trying to come back and save them.
(The more I say save them I think of Save Me.. cries) and the reason why they hadn’t seen much of each other was because they were dealing with the youngsters fall separately they lost each other and their oldest role. And RM being seduced by V led him to believe Jin was actually dead and when their see each other he is surprised because he genuinely thought he had left.
Also Jin is seen as their father figure, being the eldest and all, who killed their father? V. (I know this might be far off and if you don’t agree kys completely fine).

Now Suga. Out of all of them Suga is the one that seems to not have fallen. Even in the choreography he is the one being pushed down not going down at his own accord. He tried to help Jungkook when he let his evil take over, but he couldn’t. He tried to help Jimin and he succeeded at some point but blinding him of the truth about his lie did more harm than good as he never let him confront what he deserved. RM, Hope, V were so far gone that he didn’t try leading him to distance himself from Jungkook who was following RM (the leader) like a puppy following his every moves. Even at the last moment Suga is still trying to save Jungkook but it’s too late as he has been succumbed by darkness and he keeps trying to save Jimin by again covering his eyes of himself but he falls even deeper. Suga also had his own demons, but he somehow managed to keep them at bay and instead of letting them take over he confronted them and now it’s trying to help this who he thinks are still in hope of being saved but he is doing it wrongly. You can see him as a guarding angel but one who seems to lack experience while having the one that’s needed. Why he fought with Jungkook was because he saw all of them falling and when he tried to help he was pushed away and thought of as wrong but now he is what they need and he is trying to not let himself fall while helping them.

The last scene. Jin and RM meeting again. It looks like they are trying to go back and change it all. Him paying RM is sort of a bribe to stick by him instead of following V which RM seems to now do since he gives this smile…
and now whatever the future holds or the past.

One thing that I add here and not my Amino is that the second to last scene where all of Jin shatters. That’s him giving up his battle against suppressing V. In BS&T Korean version only his face shatters as he is slowly loosing against V, but now he lost. He let V succumb the others into darkness and their evil selves. They lost all innocence (the one they lost on Run and Fire) and the one they realized they were going to loose (I Need U) when they lost it already and were looking for something (Save Me) and BS&T falls in between in some separation of spheres. And this MV is a continuation yet manages to fall before the Korean version and it’s trippy as hell.

Now Spring Day and Not Today.. Not Today is them fighting back. Like that’s what the whole MV is about but Jungkook, being the youngest, finds himself holding onto what they are running away from their evil. As his young mind does not process it as the others he leads them to their fall again but this time it’s their death completely.

Spring Day is them already gone trying to find for answers. Why they are in different places? Because they all committed different scenes that their resting place is separated but the manage to find each other again on the train. The train that is taking them to genie resting place. (In some places it is believed that a train takes your soul to the place where you would be judged. Wether you live or die) and that place within is their tiny little resting place before resting completely. V is the one mostly near the rail road because he is ready to go as he knows the damage he did and now wants to give it all a rest. (Hence why his line is constantly 'MY best friend’ as he knows what his sin did to them). Why they are running? Even though they know what they did, they still are unable to grasp reality. We see them running every time or walking away. The run in Spring Day is their last run before they leave their world and go to be judged. (BS&T felt like Paradise but was Hell it’s the same concept).

(Also read the tags.. MY fan rant)

RANT: Rumplestiltskin and all Anti-heroes

It’s a bit late (6 seasons late) but I recently became a fan of “Once Upon A Time” and marathoned essentially the entire thing. Unfortunately, as I’m sure loyal fans already know, the majority of the cast, with the exception of 3, are not to come back for the 7th season. As a new fan, this feels jarring for me too because I just got to understand the characters and dynamics of the series, only to learn that the structure will completely change for it’s season return.

A part of me feels miffed but there’s another part that has thought this through and thinks that perhaps this is a much warrented change needed for the series. That’s the part I want to discuss; again, I binged through 6 seasons and watched a ton of clips on Youtube but it wasn’t long before I caught on to a pattern that I suddenly realized is in a lot more shows/movies than I realized.

First, I want to point out that without a doubt, my favorite character is Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold. Particularly in the earlier seasons (1-3) he’s fantastic! By fairytale standards, Rumple is certainly a villian and even in “The Land without Magic,” he’s seen to be pretty messed up. But as the series goes on, we see that this “monster” was once a human man with fears and dreams as real as the neighbors. Not only that, but we also learn that Rumple was meant to be/do great things (*cough* if it wasn’t for the Black Fairy *cough*). Based off of that information, instead of villian, I think it’s fair to say that Rumple is an Anti-hero.

BUT! There in lies the problem! Ever notice how ridiculous anti-heroes are treated? In the series, Rumplesiltskin, known for making deals, is constantly approached by numerous main characters for help. They make a deal, KNOWING the kind of man Rumple is, and then when things get serious/tough, they either back out of the deal or backstab Rumple for their own gain. Prime example is Cinderella! For those that don’t know *SPOILER!* she, on her own, makes a deal w/Rumple, promising whatever he asks for, in return for getting her out of poverty. True to his word, she ends up rich and marries a prince. He asks for her 1st born child as the price, so she rats him out, “tricks” him, and gets him arrested. The entire time, Cinderella is praised for…something(?) but Rumple is called a scumbag for deceiving the poor girl (NOT deception though, she signed a CONTRACT!!). What’s worse is that the same people (Prince Charming!) that call him names, later come back asking to MAKE. A. DEAL. for help.

Okay, but all that could be done on purpose though to invoke drama in the show, right? Well here’s the thing, I’d go along with that, if the “good guys” were written in a way that showcased they understand the consequences of their actions–that they are aware of what they’re dong and they respect the villian that’s helping them, even if the reason for the help is selfish. Take for example how Belle, from the get-go, declares that she loves Rumple so much that she’ll never abandon him. She confesses this several times through the span of several seasons. Except whenever Rumple does something selfish or angers one of the good guys, she backtracks and grows distant, even going as far as dumping him (they broke up like 3-4 times -_-). The problem isn’t just that she’s playing an emotional tug-of-war with Rumple, it’s that at some point, she never takes a moment to understand him and why he does what he does/is what he is.
It’s sad because she ends up learning everything about his past, yet still villianizes him.

This is what Rumple’s life is like through the series (in case anyone’s confused):
1. Abandoned by mother because she didn’t want to give up her powers
2. Abandoned by father when he was a child because he wanted eternal youth
3. Grew up as the “son of a coward” and was called one himself by community
4. Married Milah, who later left him for another man and who confesssed she never even loved him (also she abused him frequently during their marriage)
5. Lost his son due to PTSD and a moment of fear of the unknown
6. After becoming the Dark One, had a lover named Cora, who abandoned him for power, but also because “he was her weakness,” as she puts it -_-
7. Meets Belle and has the ups and downs with her (through seasons 2-6).
8. Learns that his son is alive and well but is hated by him
9. Learns that ex-lover did love him but she’s too power hungry and later tries to kill him.
10. Discovers his father is Peter Pan and ends up killing him (killing himself in the process)
11. Is brought back to life only to become a slave to Zelena (who later kills Neal!)
12. Has to deal with Hades who wants Rumple’s 2nd (unborn) child
13. Discovers his mother is the Black Fairy and ends up killing her too!

Belle knows most–if not all–of this and yet she still blames Rumple for him being, well, himself. Just looking at what he’s been through, how can she expect Rumple to be a good guy when nothing he’s previously experienced gave him indication that he should even try. And instead of helping him or sticking with him when shit got real tough, she abandoned him too; acting no different than anyone else!

This all brings me back to my original point; characters made as the anti-heroes get the short end of the stick. I’ve seen this in shows like House, M.D., Sherlock Holmes, 24 (Jack Bauer). Don’t get me wrong, I get it; the whole point of an anit-hero is that deep down, they are good, they just don’t go about it in the morale or conventional way. But again, my problem isn’t with the anti-hereos themselves being assholes or that they are hated within their own shows, it’s that DESPITE being hated by other characters, they are still used or demanded for assistance, even guilt tripped on many occasions. And when these anti-hereos do just that, they either don’t get any credit or thanks or those deeds are forgotten the moment they do something for themselves. What continues to bother me is that a lot of the times, the anti-heroes end up buying/believing what the good guys are saying. Like in OUAT, everyone tells Rumple that he’s selfish even though he’s murdered members of his own family to SAVE THEM!

It’s never acknowledged by the shows how messed up that is. So far in the 6 seasons I have yet to see Belle or Emma <–ESPECIALLY HER, or Snow or any other good guy admit that Rumple is a jerk but that they’ve messed up too and that they respect him. That they’ve needed him more than he’s needed them. That if they still believe he’s a monster, then they need to stop using him when its convienent for them.
This trope is just getting dumber the more it appears and it’s ruining how writers WRITE their characters; there’s no love or respect if you just have all of your “good guys” hate the one guy that’s labeled selfish.

I don’t know if this is just me or if I’m even wording any of this correctly. I keep re-reading it and feel as if my point isn’t being made. To quickly end this before it’s another 23 pages long, I love the anti-heroes and think they deserve a lot more love/respect than what they are getting. I think more in-depth writing is needed for these characters so it doesn’t just look like lazy cliches thrown together.
Trust me, it’s possible to have someone as pure-hearted as Belle love someone as dark as Rumple but feel conflicted in doing so, without it looking or sounding so hypocritical. One major break up was all that was needed between those two to heighten the drama but also highlight the pros and cons of their relationship; that way it doesn’t compromise who each character is and it properly showcases WHY Belle loves Rumple so much but feels conflicted for doing so.

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stilinski--jpeg  asked:

Scalia- your thoughts?

Okay, this is going to be the one answer I give in regards to Sc/alia, and it’s not going to be overwhelmingly positive, but before I start, I want to make something very clear: I do not hate Scott and Malia as as ship. In fact, I have crack shipped them since s4. For a long time, I’ve said that Scott treated Malia better than Stiles did and that he could really help improve her as a person. But, with that in mind, I never actually wanted it to happen in canon, and now, in the context of canon and the fandom… I like it even less. 

Problem #1: Personality

Shelley and Tyler have great chemistry, but just because they do, doesn’t mean the characters belong together. You know this, and I know this, but characters aren’t the actors. If they were, we would hate them. I just don’t think Scott’s and Malia’s personalities are conducive to a long term relationship. I personally think he’d constantly be “coaching” her and it would be great for a friendship, but not for a romance. Scott’s incredibly patient– but does that mean he should have to be a parent to his partner? Not in my view. And does Malia even need to be with someone who would be teaching her forever? Maybe at the beginning of her story, yes, but now? I don’t know. 

Problem #2: Kira Yukimura. 

I just rewatched the scene in 5b where Scott and Kira share their final moment together, but in case you’ve forgotten it (it’s short), I typed up a little transcript for you: 

[the camera zooms in on them kissing from a wide shot]

SCOTT: You don’t have to do this.
KIRA: I made a deal with them. And I need to. It’s not for my parents. It’s not for you. It’s for me.
SCOTT: How long is it going to take?
KIRA: As long as it takes. [KIRA reaches into her pocket and hands him her Tail, which is one of her nine lives as a kitsune. It is the equivalent of handing him her soul] Keep it for me. Keep it safe. 

[they kiss]

[End scene]

Where in there do you see a breakup? I… I do not see a breakup here. I see an implied someday in this scene. And then, Scott decides to go date Kira’s best friend. When, in my view, he’s waiting for Kira and Kira is waiting for him. 

I know that people date their friends’ exes, but that is just… not cool with me. The fact that she gave him her tail means that she intends to come back and collect, to me.  

And side note– Kira’s only been gone since winter of senior year. It’s been, like, nine months. It’s been less than a year since Kira left. 

Problem #3: Arden Cho’s treatment. 

From the moment Malia stepped into the scene, Kira’s screen-time went way down and Malia was, essentially, a replacement. Despite the fact that Kira was the love interest of the main character and had been on the show longer than Malia, in s4 and s5 Malia had far more screen-time, backstory, and promotion. In s3, the order was as follows: Allison. Lydia. Kira. In season 4, this is what you would expect it to be: Lydia. Kira. Malia. Instead, it was Lydia. Malia. Kira. And is it honestly worth it to kick the Asian romantic lead off the screen just to make way for another white girl? Kira was shunted to the side for Malia and you can love the hell out of Malia’s character and still acknowledge that fact. 

Problem #4: Malia’s use as a love interest 

Throughout the series, we’ve been complaining that Malia has been used as a love interest. I’m not going to pretend that I’m okay with her being used as “girl who main character gets with” just because the guy that she’s getting with isn’t Stiles. A lot of the fandom likes Malia better when she is single, and although I hope we love the way she is written this season, that doesn’t invalidate me wishing that she won’t just become a prop in Scott’s storyline. 

Problem #5: Lydia being isolated 

Someone pointed out on twitter, and I agree with them, that Scott and Malia being together is only going to serve to isolate Lydia. It’s possible that we’re going to see something very similar to what we had in s4, with Lydia going off by herself and never getting one-on-one time with the other mains. 

We literally see it in the synopsis for the second episode– Lydia is going to Eichen House by herself because Scott and Malia are spending the episode together finding out who shot the bullet. Lydia has gone through some of the worst moments of her life in Eichen House. In 5x05, there’s an entire scene dedicated to Stiles saying “Hey. You’re not going there without me. You’ve been through some shit there and I’m not letting you feel alone.” Even though Lydia has Scott and Kira for protection. Stiles is telling Lydia he’s coming with to emotionally support her because he understands that Eichen House is a place f trauma for her, and for him as well. And that was before Lydia got put into a coma by Theo and then stuck in said coma in Eichen House by her mother and then tortured in Eichen House by Doctor Valack and then accidentally murdered Doctor Valack in Eichen House while she was being saved by Stiles. Lydia almost died several times in Eichen House.

So. Yeah. Lydia going there without someone in the pack? Makes sense. (/sarcasm) And yes, Lydia’s constantly being isolated from the pack in the series, and I’m not expecting her to romantically be with Scott, but she’s dating his best friend and she’s a main character so I don’t think it’s too much to ask that she gets one-on-one scenes with Scotty, one of her closest friends. Like… why is this so hard?

Problem #6: Inter Friend-Group Dating 

Okay, this is a personal thing and it is really small and doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things, but think about how weird and mixed up the pack is getting. Not only is Malia one of the only shapeshifters left in Scott’s pack, just like he is (I mean, Hayden’s leaving, Kira’s gone, Isaac’s gone, Lydia and Stiles and Mason aren’t shapeshifters, Corey is barely pack, leaving… Malia and Liam), she’s also the girl to whom Scott’s best friend since childhood lost his virginity. 

So you’ve got Scott whose best friend is Stiles, who is dating Lydia, who is good friends with Malia, who used to be in a long term relationship with Stiles, whose best friend is Kira, who used to be in a long term relationship with Scott who is now dating Malia.  

Like… that’s a lot. 

If you’ve had sex with every person a person you’re having sex with has had sex with… the whole pack’s banged each other. Orgies for everyone.* 

*Note: this is sarcastic. Sarcasm is my only defense. 

Problem #7: Rick Riordan Syndrome 

Let me explain. (Spoilers?)

Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, has a Percy Jackson sequel series called the Heroes of Olympus. In this sequel, there are seven main (Girls: Annabeth, Piper, Hazel) (Boys: Percy, Jason, Frank, Leo), and there’s ten characters who have POVS. All of these characters range in age from 13-17ish.

Out of these nine, only two don’t end up with someone, and one of these girls is the Oracle of Delphi so therefore she isn’t allowed to be with someone. 

All of the main characters match up with each other, and if they don’t have a matchup, Rick creates one for them. So, Percy and Annabeth are together, then Piper and Jason start dating, then Hazel and Frank start dating, then Leo is a crazy third wheel so he falls in love with Atlas’ daughter who was doomed to spend her life on an island, then Nico is in love with Percy but can’t get Percy so he gets to be with a way older guy named Will. 

One single character. Out of ten. They’re middle and high schoolers. 

Not all characters need endgame. Sometimes you’re sacrificing the integrity of your plot and characters to give everyone an Ultimate Matchup. It’s just not necessary, and frankly it feels a little sloppy. To me, it tarnishes the credibility of the writers. It just does– that’s how I feel.


I’m attempting to reserve judgement until I actually see the season, and I’m trying to keep an open mind, but I think my concerns are valid. Scott is one of my favorite characters in the series. I really enjoy Malia, I enjoy her scenes. Shelley and Tyler have incredible chemistry. Aesthetically, this couple is awesome. Scene-wise, I know they’ll kill it and I have lots of hope for their dialogue too. They have the capacity to be both hilarious and extremely romantic. But my problem with this ship is something deeper than the surface, and it’s the thing that kinda irks me overwhelmingly, to the point where I’m not sure that I’ll be able to be impartial when it hits my screen. 

However, I’ll try. 

castieltaking-hobbits2gallifrey  asked:

I need more batman media but I don't know what to watch or where to watch it and Netflix took off Young Justice and Justice League :(:( do you have any fic recs or fun facts

A.  Blogs to follow if you haven’t already followed them, the first three write FREAKING AMAZING fanfic and the fourth creates THE BEST fanart I have literally sat and scrolled through these blogs for hours

@camsthisky (good GOSH I love her she writes so much about Dick Grayson)

@audreycritter

@preciousthingsareprecious

@laquilasse

B.  Random Fics to Read (and honestly there are so many more, I just can’t think of them at the moment):

1. The Acrobat Series 

by fishfingersandjellybabies http://archiveofourown.org/works/4079917

Look anytime anyone talks about how much Dick loves his family they’ve won my heart and soul. I especially like the Kori section.

2.  Mori Shej 

by dickiegayson  https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12298375/1/Mori-Shej

OH MY GOSH.  I love this story so freaking much.  Ok, imagine if Jason Todd, after coming back from the dead and going through all that stuff with the Lazarus Pit and training, goes after Dick Grayson to get his revenge on Bruce.  Except when he shows up at Dick’s apartment, ready to kill the Golden Son, he finds something completely unexpected.  Jason has a lot of issues, Dick has a lot of issues (courtesy of the Blockbuster incident).  I have read and reread this story countless times, and I can never not cry because I love my broken sons so much.  There is a lot of anger, some cursing, much regret, and brothers being brothers.  And Dick is the sweetest most protective [redacted because spoiler] and Jason has a mushy heart after all.  It can stand as complete but I think the author is writing more?  Also, either before or after, or both, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqeNxdyp5CE and listen to the song.  It is my new favorite song and CAN YOU IMAGINE DICK SINGING IT OH MY GOSH

3.  the road will only be wide (the rain will never stop falling) 

by weird_bird (2weird4) http://archiveofourown.org/works/8610391/chapters/19743343

A collection of Dick and Damian moments.  So very beautiful.

4.  The Robins United Series, first story is Bird by Bird 

by laceymcbain  http://archiveofourown.org/works/2656487/chapters/5936243

…some hurt/comfort, Jason doesn’t know what the hell to do with his family, and they all insist on calling him brother.  *shrugs* family feels are my drug of choice

5.  Penny Lane 

by @jerseydevious  http://archiveofourown.org/works/11757690

Damian wants a horse, and drat I’m crying?  (tbh I cry very easily over my sons…but still)

6.  Sun Spot 

by Dawn’sEternalLight (@preciousthingsareprecious) http://archiveofourown.org/works/11748606

This fic is a quiet moment of beauty and rest for Dick and Damian.  Damian draws, and Dick watches his talented little bro.  There is sunlight.  You skin will clear and your crops will grow and any heartache you have ever had will be healed like magic!

C.  A bunch of fics by Kieron_O’Duibhir

1.  The Till-Then From the Ever-Since http://archiveofourown.org/works/3506603/chapters/7707866  

There is a problem in the Batcave, as in, younger versions of the Batfam keep turning up. It’s absolutely fantastic, and one of my favorite things is younger Jason being SO done with his older self and calling him out on stuff and being all protective of his brothers.  It gets better and better with every chapter.

2.  But a Walking Shadow http://archiveofourown.org/works/4259511/chapters/9641367

 So this story is not finished yet and the author takes waaay long to post updates on it but she has promised not to abandon it soo…It is Nightwing-centric, with a whole mess of comic Teen Titans making appearances.  The author has written a lot of stories about a world where Dick became a Talon, and in this tale Talon-on-the-run winds up on Earth-1 and Nightwing is trying to figure out who this apparent clone of his is.  Talon Dick has always intrigued me, and it is interesting seeing him and Nightwing face off.

3.  All the Roofs of Uncertainty http://archiveofourown.org/works/2273208/chapters/4994631

HOLY HECK this is one of my favorite Jason Todd fanfics EVER.  I love the description by the author “The one where Dick bleeds a lot and Jason argues with everybody.”  Jason is in the wrong spot at the wrong time, ie. He finds Dick bleeding to death and is forced to save him.  Tim and Damian make appearances.  Jason has anger issues.  That doesn’t stop him from caring.  Bruce and Jason hash things out in the most beautiful (painful) way.

4.  Wheel and Blade 

http://archiveofourown.org/works/2492957

 In which Dick confronts Damian about his practice of taking weapons to school, and also gets slightly distracted by the idea of living in a vardo.  I love this story because it shows the best way to parent Damian—not by telling him no “because I said so” but by explaining and debating things like he is smart and capable.  

5.  I Pass the Night Watchman on His Beat http://archiveofourown.org/works/2326226

This is a cool one-shot of Dick and Amy, his partner on the Bludhaven police force.  I freaking love Dick being a cop.

D.  Okay now if you want something to watch:

 1.     Nightwing—The Series 

by ismahawk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o297A1wmys0

This is THE BEST Nightwing fan film I have ever seen.  I love the Dick Grayson in it—he’s got acrobatics, sounds like Jesse McCartney (Robin/Nightwing’s VA in YJ), and is quite handsome.  He fights, gets the stuffing beat out of him and keeps getting back up, has a bit of a temper, loves Barbara—perfection.  Watch it, you won’t regret it.  (Also Jason is there yay!  I will take him in any capacity I can get. And I kinda really like the actor for Bruce?)

2.     Red Hood: The Series—Episode One “Homecoming” 

by tenshunn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BdVSgshgFA&t=136s

My favorite Jason Todd fanfilm!!!  Heavily featuring Tim Drake!  Look this adaption is fab, I love the actors and the dialogue and the fight between Jason and Tim (spoiler?)  As far as I know they are trying to put together a second episode.  Watch the video where Jason Todd tries to get people to donate money for it, its HILARIOUS

3.      Batman The Animated Series is on Netflix till September 1st.  I’m in the second season and love it a lot…Alfred is so freaking sassy!  

4.     Damian Wayne: Robins Fly at Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS30bYjVmL4

 It’s just five minutes and doesn’t have any dialogue, and it doesn’t come close to deserving an Oscar, but dang it it’s hard to find Damian stuff…and also seeing a little kid running around in the Robin costume made me realize that there is nothing I want more than to see Damian Wayne on the big screen, being all angry assassin kid, and Dick Grayson capturing him in a hug…

5. Gotham on Netflix

I am pretty sure you already watch this? But if not, DO!  It is AMAZING.  I love it so much, especially Bruce and Alfred and Selina Kyle

E.  Some things from Batman: Dark Victory

Okay I know he is a talented young acrobat and all but how the FUDGE did Dick get up on that chandelier?!  the kid can truly fly (yeah yeah, the stairs probably lead up to a hallway floor/balcony that Dick leapt off of but still) I wonder how many grey hairs the kid gave Alfred in those first weeks alone

On dark days I like to remember the time bby birb Dick Grayson caved in the Joker’s cheek with a well-placed kick.  My nine or ten year old son then proceeded to smash in the Joker’s teeth with a stick a few minutes later and it was amazing

You think I lied??  Nah my son Dick Grayson was cracking teeth and bones and witty puns from Day 1.  Go Robin!!!

Okay so just look at this picture.  Bby Dick is SO FREAKING TINY!!!  also very intense. OMG Batman’s fists are as big as his first son’s head!  *cue a very many feels in my heart*

F.  Random things I am including because I feel like it, and they all revolve around Dick Grayson mostly because he is my fave so…

1. Apparently some official websites say that Nightwing’s martial arts specialty is Aikido.  I do not think that word means what they think it means

2. “I close my eyes now for a few moments and I can see my parents riding the air current with me. Forever young. Forever strong. Their faces wide with excitement, big smiles on their faces, enjoying the adrenaline surge even more than I do. And there is one thing I am sure of … my parents would be proud of my life.” (Nightwing, Nightwing #141, 2008)  

3.   [Talking about Blüdhaven] “It’s a hopeless case. A lost cause. A town so mired in corruption and sin that it’s drowning … When Batman sent me here, I thought I’d solve one case and book. But then I realized … if I could make a difference here – well, that’d be something. This filthy old town needs me…. Surrounded by a dozen of my worst enemies. No way out. Nowhere to hide. The little brat was right. I do love it. (Nightwing, Nightwing Secret Files #1, 1999)

4.  There once was a dumb writer who thought killing Nightwing for real would be a good idea, and he tried writing toward that end, but everybody else was like hahahaha NO

5.  I used to hate when fic writers would shorten Damian’s name to Dami (kind of like how I majorly dislike when people shorten Sirius Black’s name to Siri, he is not an iPhone gosh).  But then I read a post on tumblr that said something about Dami actually meaning something in Arabic, something like blood or life-blood or heart blood…I can’t exactly remember what and maybe it isn’t even true but I choose to believe it is and that Dick knows exactly what it means and he calls Damian Dami as a way to show how special he is, how much Dick loves him.  Because Damian is his little brother/son and means the absolute world to Dick.  And Damian, though he pretends to despise all nicknames, absolutely LOVES that Dick calls him this

Just Had to Tell the Truth

Member: V // BTS

Main Plot: They have to get the money before their family can suffer.

Short Summary: All he had to do was confess to her a little sooner, about everything, and the world would have been a happier place.


A/N: Please do imagine me summoning my list from hell and finally striking this piece of art off because yaaaassss! 

P.S. Let’s all thank @kawaii-hedgehog for the plot idea~!


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/ SeokJin // YoonGi // HoSeok // NamJoon // JiMin // TaeHyung // JeongGuk /

It was late at night when her best and childhood friend had returned home. What was worse was the fact that he came back all bruised and bloodied, already sporting a blue eye from someone’s fist. His lip had blood all over, though already drying and the chips falling off.

Her eyes widened and she flew over to stand by his side as he nearly stumbled to the floor, catching him mid-fall. “Tae, what on earth—?!” her mind could not process anything as her eyes had been flooding with tears that were threatening to fall and never stop. “What the hell happened to you?!” she yelled in hysterics, laying the poor man down on the couch after dragging him to the living room.

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Two Weeks

Hello everyone! It has been awhile since I wrote anything eh heh.. but I am back with a Nessian one-shot! I hope to continue writing and I have a feeling this pair will be my current and forever obsession.. I am a little rusty so there might be mistakes and I’m easing back into writing again. I’m so sorry if I mistake some scenes within the book or if there is wrong information within this story. My memory is just a bit foggy when it comes to all the details. One last thing, I am always open to talking with you guys and taking requests as long as I have time to get to them :) So without further ado this is my take on a Nessian interaction after the events in book three. As always this series and its characters do not belong to me.

-Dani


                                                      Two Weeks

It had been about two weeks since the Great War between Hybern and Prythian. Two weeks since bloodshed. Two weeks since death. Two weeks since the death of the King who had been slain by none other than the hands of Elain and Netsa.

It had been two weeks since she felt that tormenting feeling residing deep within the bowls of her inner self. The feeling of blood sliding down her fingers and splattering along her face. The feeling of twisting a knife so deep within the person she hated more than anything else in the world. The person who murdered her father without a second thought. The person who threatened to take away her family. To take away her future.

She would never forget the feeling of the King’s life fade away with his last dying breath. She would never forget the wicked smile that spread across her lips when doing so. The poisonous stare she desperately wanted him to remember as his last memory.

A shudder traveled throughout her body at the thought. The events of the war plagued Nesta everyday. No matter how hard she scrubbed her fingers or paced around the room lifeless and empty she couldn’t stop the feelings from resurfacing.

Since the moment Nesta arrived at the House of Wind with the Inner Circle she fled to her room. She hasn’t had much contact with anyone since then apart from her deeply concerned sisters. All three of them faced their own challenges during the war and are still recovering alongside Netsa.

Elain the youngest of the three, known for her beautiful flowers and plentiful gardens stabbed a man with no remorse. Elain that Nesta so desperately tried to protect, assisted in killing a man. Though that man was a murderer in his own right, it is no easy task in taking a life especially your first. Nesta could see the effects taking hold over Elain and her decision but yet there was no regret. Truth-Teller helped solidify that decision and do what was right for humans and Fae alike.

As far as Nesta knew the Shadowsinger cautiously made sure Elain was healing and it satisfied the protective aspect within her to an extent. Elain had someone to rely on while humans and Fae figured out how to live in peace, while she figured out her situation with Lucien. The light in her younger sister’s eyes didn’t die out, it in fact grew and that pushed Nesta into doing something that she hasn’t yet figured out herself but yearns to.

Feyre as well visits as often as she can bringing food and any other accommodations. As High Lady of the Night Court her and Rhysand have had a lot on their plates. There have been countless meetings with all respective High Lords. Then countless meetings with High Lords and humans. Everything that has taken place from the end of the war to this moment in time is done in hopes of concluding to a favorable agreement where both parties can live happily in peace whilst feeling secure in the process.

So until the agreement is made the House of Wind will continue to remain quiet as it has been in the last couple days. Not like that has bothered her anyway. Anyone other than her sisters whom tried to check in on Nesta were immediately turned away, especially the one who she feared to face the most.

Cassian had attempted several times to try to speak with her but something had either interrupted him or he never found the courage to knock. She wasn’t ready to face him or anyone for that matter. Even if he found his way to her door yet again and asked for her she wasn’t sure if she would open it. They haven’t spoken properly after their near death experience. After their silent declaration of regret for not spending as much time together as they would have liked. After she almost lost him. After he saw the wicked monster that prowled beneath her skin twist that dagger deeper into the King’s throat.

Nesta pulled a blanket over her body as the chills continued to spread responding to the cruel thoughts within her mind. She closed her eyes and grabbed her legs slowly curling them into her chest as she pressed herself against the bed frame and rested her forehead onto her knees.

Thinking of Cassian broke something inside of her. She yearned for him. Yearned to know he was okay. To hear his voice and smell his scent. Whenever he stopped by her door in the middle of the night something deep within her pulled her to him. Open her mind commanded. Go to him she screamed. But yet her fear stopped her and she remained still on the bed. How could he ever accept the monster that lurked underneath? The devastating power that could harm him. She wouldn’t stomach leaving a single scratch on his beautiful skin after all he has been through.

Sometimes on those nights when he stops at her door she could feel his stare as it attempts to set the door ablaze. She could feel the pain that lingers on the other side as he presses the lightest of touches on the wood. His fingers slowly inch for the handle each time but they hesitate and stop. Just like today he had been so close to touch the brass knob but surprisingly for the first time he spoke.

“Nesta,” his gruff voice whispered into the wood.

Her body instantly responded to him. Her head lifted from the protection of her knees and she gazed towards the door craving to hear his words again.

“Nes..” he started then trailed off. Cassian never realized the breath he was holding until it finally escaped him. His chest threatened to burst. “Please let me see you.” Listening to the words escape him was torture in itself. Just the mere thought of her convincing herself that he wouldn’t accept her for who she truly was left an ache within his heart.

The silence wasn’t new for him and he expected it but the footsteps weren’t. Then as the hope slowly built itself the door knob twisted and for the first time after the war he saw her. He saw how beautiful she was. His eyes roamed over her features. From the piercing blue gray eyes which locked with his for a moment to the light brown hair lazily cascading down her shoulders.

Nesta gazed up at him taking in his face, his body, and his wings. She lingered at the wings pressed tightly into his back. She remembered the sound of them snapping. Each bone broke one by one.

“My wings are still recovering. It’s still too early to tell if they will recover back to the way they were or if they will recover at all,” he spoke softly following her gaze.

“Are you..” Nesta paused returning her gaze back to those honey hazel eyes. “Are you okay?”

A small weak smile tugged its way to his lips. “Yeah I’m okay. Everyone else is recovering and things could be better but I’m okay.”

Relief washed over Nesta. As long as he was okay. As long as he was breathing then that was enough for her.

“Nesta, why did you close yourself off from me..” he trailed off reaching out for her. “Whatever it is, you know I would do anything for you. Just talk to me.” His voice was so gentle and calm as if he practiced this multiple times over and over.

Nesta’s hands were shaking as she clasped them over and over by her sides. She could feel her nails painfully dig into her palms threatening to break skin. Cassian instantly grasped her hands before she had the chance in doing so.

The sudden contact unleashed a blazing fire within her. His scent invaded her senses and all she could do was let the mask go. A fool she was for thinking she could avoid him and conceal the fears raging through her. He always saw her for who she truly was. From the moment he met her he never shied away from the unsightly aspects of her true self. Now of all times when they needed each other the most was not the time to conceal and lock away the authentic Nesta.

All she wanted was to protect him from herself. She didn’t want to lose him and thats something she realized the moment she decided to die with him. The moment she shielded his body with her own and the feather light kiss they shared.

But in this moment here and now she knows that she has to give herself a chance at happiness. To give them a chance at happiness.

“Nesta I want you to know that no matter what you do I will always accept you. The good and the bad. The kindest parts and the cruelest parts. Hell I’ve accepted the part where you’re a royal pain in my ass.” Cassian chuckled and leaned forward propping his forehead against hers and grasped the sides of her face.

“How did you know?” She asked surprise laced within her tone.

“The bond between us. I have an idea what you’re feeling sometimes when you vocalize it loud enough between us. You’ve been quiet mostly but the only thing I kept hearing was the fear and the uncertainty.”

Nesta couldn’t contain the instinct and need to wrap herself with him. Her arms looped around him careful of his healing wings and pressed her forehead into the crook of his neck.

“Thank you,” She murmured into his shirt. Believe it or not Nesta was a woman of few words. Yes she has her insolent retorts but when it came to expressing feelings that have been shoved down constantly, that’s when she’s at a loss of bold responses.

Cassian glanced down at Nesta smiling at the sight. Her face was neatly tucked into his shirt and he felt her fingers curl the fabric attempting to pull him a little closer. His arms were wrapped around her letting his hand gently nuzzle its way into her smooth locks, savoring the moment. He couldn’t believe it. Two weeks ago he thought his luck finally ran out. He was so sure that death would claim him and her. But here they were tangled within each other’s grasp.

“I should be saying the same,” he finally managed to speak. “For the past five hundred years I’ve been surviving day in and day out.” The memories flooded him. It was moments like the Illyrian camps that forced him to be better and grow stronger. After surviving those brutal battles and earned his place as a general he managed to keep surviving and managed to keep waiting. Waiting for something meaningful.

“Along the way I’ve made good and bad choices as well as good and bad memories.” That instantly returned him to the moments when he met Azriel, Rhysand, Mor, and Amren. The formation of the Inner Circle was one of the best moments for him. He had a place and a family whom protected the Court of Dreams. But once Feyre dropped into their lives she didn’t just bring herself, she brought her sisters.

Cassian lifted Nesta’s face to meet his. His calloused hands on either side of her cheeks. He needed her to hear this, feel this, and see how much this meant to him. With a shaky inhale he spoke, “But I realized the moment I made that promise to you that I’m no longer surviving. With you I’m living.”

Nesta could also say she wasn’t much of a woman who cried. She despised showing a thread of weakness but with him she allowed herself. She felt comfortable and safe and this Illyrian General also showed her his multitude of weaknesses. She knew he too was someone who didn’t enjoy feeling exposed.

That moment spent between them felt like it had gone on for hours. Yes there was still so much left unsaid, so much to figure out and discuss. But who were they kidding? The two had an eternity to learn and grow with one another. They had an eternity to not spend apart but together.