and that doesn't happen in canon

Together, Alone (Soulmark AU)

Idk how people feel about reading 1.6K drabbles on tumblr, so I also posted it on AO3 for funsies! 

Dedicated to @serpensthesia for her birthday! #serpaken for life <3

Thanks to @bixgirl1 and @jadepresley for reading over this for me! And to @femmequixotic and @noeeon for encouraging the idea and making me write! <3<3<3


It started on his seventeenth birthday.

Draco had known it would start then, of course. That part was normal. The clock was supposed to manifest as a tattoo on his skin, and begin its countdown to the moment Draco would meet his Soulmate. He’d been looking forward to the clock’s appearance all year— desperate for anything that might take his mind off his hopeless situation. Draco was exhausted, the damned cabinet was never going to be fixed, and his whole family was probably going to die as punishment.

And Draco had been prepared to die with them, resigned to the fact that his countdown tattoo might not appear at all, or might be stuck at 00:00:00:00:00:00 right from the beginning.

Draco had not, however, been prepared for the clock to appear at midnight and begin counting down from a mere one minute and seventeen seconds. His heart jumped in his chest. Clearly Draco was one of those rare wizards who had already met their Soulmate, but hadn’t known yet because he wasn’t of age at the time. Which didn’t help Draco in the slightest, as he could think of precisely nobody at Hogwarts who he might like to spend the rest of his life with.

He stood up from the stool he’d set in front of the hopeless cabinet, grabbed his wand, and began making his way to the door of the Room of Hidden Things. Between the time he’d spent staring at his countdown in disbelief, the time it took to reach the door, and the few seconds he devoted to not panicking, the clock reached zero at the very moment he pushed open the door.

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“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.” 

–F. Scott Fitzgerald

When my friend tells me it doesn't make sense to ship my ship since it'll never get canon.

Originally posted by 7-passion

Let me lay this out real quick

This is my son Bellamy Blake:

As you can see, he has a fairly large sized bruise that covers a good ¼ of his face from getting clocked by an Azgeda warrior during his mission in 4x02. 

This is the beautiful Clarke Griffin:

Her mother was a doctor on the Ark and still is one on the Ground, and has no doubt taught her daughter basic first aid. She also has had a lot of experience dealing with injuries because of the many her friends have sustained throughout the entire story. She is, in conclusion, reasonably capable of tending to other people’s injuries.

It is already canon that the two have a deep love for each other (whether you’d like to view it as romantic or platonic, it is there, it’s romantic btw). They have already shown concern over each others’ injuries before this point in time (ex: the hand wrapping in 3x11).

In other words

IF THIS NEXT EPISODE DOESN’T HAVE CLARKE LOOKING AT BELLAMY’S INJURED FACE WITH CONCERN AND HAVE HER GENTLY PLACING HER HAND ON WHERE HE WAS HIT AND LOOK LOVINGLY INTO HIS EYES WHILE ASKING IF HE IS OK I WILL LITERALLY PROTEST AT CW HEADQUARTERS

Someone please talk to me about the fact that King Butterfly knows what it means for a princess to be evaluated, and that fact that Baby annoys him because she eats all of his food, and why does that sound familiar, oh yeah, because that’s exactly how Baby treated Marco.

It’s all too easy to imagine a young Moon Butterfly, nearly fifteen years old and dreading her first evaluation. She pours over her spellbook, determined to memorize everything, and frowns when Glossaryck says, “You’re not ready for that one” because Glossaryck is always so honest, even when his words cut deep.

“Has a princess ever failed her evaluation?” she asks. Her voice is steady, practiced, and proper, undaunted by disappointment or hardship.

“Yes,” Glossaryck replies. “And even if they hadn’t, who’s to say that you couldn’t be the first?”

She doesn’t blink at that, doesn’t give him the satisfaction of seeing her flinch. She will, later, many years down the line, when Chauncey falls in battle and the whole world is crumbling apart, she’ll show Glossaryck just how deeply things affect her and just how hard she can cry, but for now there’s only one person she shares those things with, and he’s well outside the palace walls.

River is quite something to see in his youth, fearsome and fearless and strong. Most would say he has hair like sunlight but it’s always reminded Moon of the stars, shining yellow and bright alongside her namesake. He’s so different from her own family, so wild and loud; he says exactly what he’s thinking and doesn’t hide it behind guile and double-meanings, false smiles and polite words. He introduces the revolutionary concept that it is alright to express one’s emotions, to shout when one is angry, or declare one’s love in the middle of a tourney, because the princess has bested many monsters and he hopes to one day be as capable as she.

Moon doesn’t admit, at first, how nervous she is or how frightened, but River can tell. River’s learned to read the way she holds her hands, or the way her mouth thins out to silently reflect what she’s feeling, and he pulls her away from the rowdy, rude Johansen clan and wraps his arms around her.

In time, they return to the palace. River likes it here about as much as Moon likes the Johansen’s; he can see it from her point of view, appreciate it in a way, because it’s a symbol of Mewman tradition, steeped in ceremony and significance. These things are as vital and natural to Moon as breathing, but to River it will never quite feel like home.

They lock themselves in the kitchen and delight in roast boar and little pastries that River cannot name but also cannot stop eating. It’s here that Baby finds them, and here that Moon’s evaluation begins; Baby asks her to pass an apple from the counter and Moon hesitates, her hands folded, her mouth thin.

Suddenly, River picks up the apple and tosses it. It flies over Baby’s shoulder and splatters against the wall, and River laughs from deep inside his gut and cries, “Do I pass? Am I a princess?”

The corners of Moon’s mouth curve ever slightly upwards, and all at once her fear is gone, because no matter how poorly she does, it won’t be as bad as that.

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I’m still not over the fact that this is an actual canon thing that happened. Thank you, Oda.

Sack of potatoes Law is even better when it comes with a side of so-used-to-this-that-he-doesn’t-even-care-anymore sack of potatoes Zoro.

Still accepting; Ask meme

oh god he looks like a teen. 

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A: Honestly, after everything that’s happened the past few months, I could use a vacation.
K: Let’s do it. Let’s go on a vacation, just the two of us, anywhere you want.
A: Really? Okay. I’ve always wanted to see what the Spirit World’s like.
K: Sounds perfect.

Happy Two Year Anniversary, Korrasami fandom! (Dec 19th) °˖ ✧◝(○ ヮ ○)◜✧˖ °

anonymous asked:

Do you think Kara is aware of how gay (bi) she is around Lena? Cause I see posts that claim Kara's completely clueless straight girl and I just am like "naaaay, c'mon she probably knows how she's being around Lena. And if she doesn't already then she's realizing it"

Usually I agree with statements about Kara being more than she’s being given credit for, but Kara is pretty canonically known for not being aware of what’s going on with herself and her partners romantically.

She knew that she liked James immediately, but the scene happened directly after she was discussing what romantic attraction felt like with Winn. She had been using an online dating website, and mentioned how her date for the night was “82% compatible” and Winn of all people had to give her romantic advice, saying that she should actually feel something. That it should really hit her.

Then, she applied this advice to her interaction with James. She even used Winn’s phrase, “Wha-pow”, to describe it. 

Right from the pilot episode, we’re introduced to hopeless clueless romantic Kara.

And then Winn himself. Kara had no idea that he was into her and he was not at all subtle about hiding his feelings. Alex knew, and she probably didn’t spend that much time with the guy. 

“Did he ask you out? Or kiss you, or something, and you freaked out?”

“What? How did you-”

“I’m an elite agent with an expertise in analyzing speech patterns and body language… I’m also a human being with eyes.” 

Alex also spotted that Kara was into James when she laughed really dramatically at his joke, and Kara denied that she did like him. As if she didn’t realize how incredibly obvious it was.

She also had to be told that Adam and she were flirting in the coffee house, again by Alex.

I bet you that Alex has spent a lot of hours trying to guide Kara in romantic interactions.

Even Cat has put time in with “You two haven’t had your first kiss yet????” and The Lighthouse Technique™. 

And that’s just season one.

(Now, it’s consistent that Kara didn’t know her own feelings in the second season in regard to Mon-El, but the delivery of this isn’t convincing. In every other instance, it was obvious to the audience, not just Alex, what was happening with Kara. This time, Kara didn’t display any of her established tells. In fact, she only showed us her issues with him. Nevertheless, it’s a canon example of her being unaware.)

I think Kara is kinda really delayed with all this stuff. 

She probably didn’t actively pursue anyone for a while after coming to Earth, not to mention all the customs she’s not familiar with. 

And she very likely had a lot of set backs because of her secret that kept her from developing relationships, and thus her romantic awareness. In canon, she broke someone’s toes when dancing with them, broke four people’s noses when kissing them, and in the pilot, when she was on date, she answered a simple question about where she lived with “uh….north…”. 

So she’s had some problems with dating because of who she is that add up to her not being literate in romance.

So, no, I don’t think Kara necessarily knows how she feels about Lena. And she likely knows even less “how she’s being around Lena”. If she didn’t realize that she was being really obviously into James when she cracked the fuck up over that silly joke about tea, she probably doesn’t know that having the same reaction over a compliment from Lena makes it obvious to everyone that she’s into her.

Also, for instances like the couch cuddle, Kara isn’t thinking about how it looks or how she feels. She’s thinking about how Lena feels. 90% of the time that Kara is complimenting Lena or being really affectionate, I bet Kara is thinking about how Lena doesn’t have that kind of validation and love from other people in her life. It’s all genuine, but Kara says her feelings out loud because she knows Lena needs to hear it. 

Her focus on Lena’s emotional state distracts her from what she’s feeling. So that, combined with her natural ineptitude, results in a “Yes, of course I love Lena! She’s my best friend!” at the same time as Kara risks glances at Lena’s lips at least 5 times per conversation.

And Lena, she’s probably very aware of how she feels about Kara. But she’s so starved of affection, she doesn’t dare look too closely at what Kara might be feeling, in fear that it will blow away.


But this isn’t about Kara being a clueless straight girl. She’s just generally illiterate when it comes to romantic interactions. 

But this doesn’t mean that Kara’s gonna go through this whole dramatic thing when she realizes she likes girls. Especially after Alex came out and she reconciled everything she learned from Earth’s romantic rules with this new possibility. 

(Note: When Alex came out to Kara, she reacted in a confused way more than anything, which is evidence, to me, of how Kara is constantly struggling to understand human romantic customs. Alex didn’t react well to this, since she was looking for immediate support, but it’s almost as if she forgot who she was talking to. Everyone else knew that the necessary reaction when someone comes out to you is pretty much unconditional affirmation, but not Kara. Which didn’t mean she didn’t support Alex, just that Kara was looking at the revelation of Alex’s sexuality as another thing Alex was telling her. Like it was another lesson from Alex, rather than something Alex was going through and looking for positive feedback for. And when Alex reacted badly, Kara realized her mistake. She reevaluated how Alex always had to teach Kara romantic lessons, distracting her from understanding herself, and how she’s never really been able to help Alex in return enough to balance it out.)

But at this point, when Kara figures out she likes girls, she’ll probably just be like, 

“Ugh, another thing I didn’t know?”

  • Sara: HOLD THE FUCK UP
  • Liam: o shit wat
  • Cora: wat happened pathfinder
  • Drack: -distant grandad chuckling-
  • Vetra: probably doesn't even look up tbh let's be real here
  • Peebee: is mysteriously missing again where even is she god damn
  • Jaal: I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT I AM SUPPOSED TO BE HOLDING, RYDER
A conversation with Livia Blackthorn
  • Livvy: I'm 99 percent sure Kitty will become canon.
  • Me, a paranoid reader: What's the other one percent?
  • Livvy: If I somehow manage to get myself killed and they become parabatai.
  • Livvy : (sees my horrified expression) Pshh, don't worry, I'll be there to make sure that doesn't happen.
  • Me: *starts bawling* you don't know the half of it...

“What does Rey get from a relationship with Kylo?”

Idk maybe another Force-sensitive individual near-ish to her age (to whom she is likely Force-bonded) who also struggles with the pull of the Dark and can understand the overwhelming pressure of being expected to be some kind of Light Warrior when there’s a deep internal conflict about every aspect of the Force and the battle between Light and Dark and what “good” really means (this could potentially lead to some fascinating and very charged arguments, as Rey will likely still be struggling with these conflicts while Ben Solo/Kylo Ren made his decisions about them several years before TFA). 

Rey and Kylo have a lot more in common than people want to admit, especially since it interferes with the whole “Rey is a cinnamon roll uwu” thing. That girl is DARK. She’s going to struggle with that. Kylo has already fallen. You really think that’s not going to be a narrative point in their dynamic, that they’re ultimately not that different and that Rey could very easily become what Kylo is if she’s not careful? 

I know that the way I view and write Reylo, it’s very much about what it does for them both, because they’re such critically important foils. Kylo is inherently Light but is doggedly holding onto the Dark Side and doubling-down. Rey is arguably more inclined to the Dark but is trying to walk the Light path. An amenable dynamic between them means balance, each of them modulating the other and finding some way to make the Force and its emphasis on absolutes meet in the middle. 

It’s not about Rey just being some kind of prop for Kylo, the catalyst for his salvation. That’s so reductive. I’m not saying that it doesn’t happen in fanfiction, but that’s transformative. If we’re talking what Rey and Kylo can get from each other in canon… a whole hell of a lot in terms of navigating the murky balance in the Force that both of them struggle mightily with. And I think we’re going to see a lot of that going forward.

Excuse me but,

But like, in this shot the entire team is eyeballing the fuck out of Shiro because they think he’s bonkers for suggesting Allura should be allowed to go with them on missions, and this is what he’s looking at from his perspective. 

The paladins with Allura in the middle looking like an angel with a beam of light engulfing her entire figure, which is also super high lighted in this pose and oh shit, I just gave myself feels.

i mean we have already talked about how significant it was that Shiro saw Allura as an equal and just as capable of handling herself on a mission as the rest them, all of whom doubted allowing her off the ship was a good idea. 

at this point i was sure this shit was as good as canon and started checking on my application to join the ship

Even though Allura doubts her contributions to this fight, Shiro sees it

“You should be resting” is what he tells her. 

He sees how hard she is fighting, even when Allura herself doesn't 

and omg, i just rewatched this scene and Allura isnt shown retracting her hand until Zarkon attacks. Its structured so that you dont see that far below the torso, but as soon as the attack happens she makes a very obvious gesture of pulling back.

omg they might have been holding hands!

Originally posted by fuckyeahdragrace

anonymous asked:

Any Hercules muscle and belly canons?

Oh boy do I. Hercules was one of the Disney movies I mentally kinked the most when I was still discovering things and I think the birth of my measuring kink PLUS definitely helped with my muscle kink. Also Hercules was way ahead of it’s time and I think underappreciated.

I will also I used to watch the old TV series with it too where Hercules went to high school which I also loved. So I might slip in some details from there too. Because while I don’t remember everything, I do remember these dorks:

(this shows that Herc is no Adonis (literally) in high school but he also doesn’t skip leg day like Adonis did)

Originally posted by playbill

First off muscle stuff:

This is honestly what I wished the movie and the TV series would have touched on even more mostly because it’s my jam, but it really would have made sense in the TV series as he’s training. The good news is despite being clumsy and lanky, Herc has a good trainer in Phil who knows what he’s doing to help Hercules grow and not have any major physical weaknesses. Not like that other guy. Achilles

A lot of the training that Phil does helps with Herc’s body to reach peak physical performance. And while, yes he does measure muscles, I still think that’s probably secondary to Herc hitting the rest of the numbers that he needs to like strength and stamina. With the kind of training that Phil has Hercules do, honestly Hercules is in prime shape. It would make him have immense strength (more than he still had I mean), have great stamina both muscular and cardiovascular, be agile, and people forget flexible. That means even as he grows his muscles, he’s still very flexible in what he does. It’s actually very likely he’s not even as muscular as he COULD be if he was focusing strictly on muscle size. So you have to imagine that Hercules is very well proportioned and ripped as hell (so the cartoon wouldn’t even do it justice since stylized). I mean think of it this way, when they say built like a greek God, this case it literally applies. (Also @dumdumdrawstumtums think about Hercules squatting when he’s having to pick up that massive boulder. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) ) 

But the flexibility part is always fun to think about because Hercules is probably like a gymnast in terms of flexibility so he could like have to do the split or a butterfly stretch while reading a scroll or having to put his leg straight in the air while Phil gives him orders. It would be funny because everyone else would be amazed in the various positions his gets into and holds but Hercules would just think was completely normal.  

Originally posted by disneymoviesanywhere

Now high school would have been interesting for Herc. We saw some of it in the TV series where he’s still kind of the doofy outcast with Cassandra and Icarus and picked on by the popular kids. But everyone also knows who and what he is and what he’s training for. While he didn’t have the physique yet that a lot of the other more popular jocks had, he was in training. First off and I’ll get to it a little bit later more but I’m sure that Phil would have made Hercules go on a bulking diet at least SOME point during high school if not switching to it full time.

But there definitely would be a point that even as a hard gainer (which he might be just from sheer amount of working out and we know the result) that Herc does start to bulk up. The good news/bad news of that situation of Herc’s clothes is that he can’t really outgrow his toga outfit since it pretty much shows everything or is loose anyway. On the plus side, it would show off any improvements pretty readily. The fun idea though is that because he’s showing off his body almost all the time anyway, is that he might start growing his muscles and no one would notice right away since it wouldn’t be tight. It might not be until he’s having to play sports in a uniform (or shirts and skins) or he’s big enough that his skin is starting to stretch on his chest and arms that people start to notice. I’m not sure what the reaction to everyone would be especially from the jocks since I imagine they would feel threatened but past that I don’t know. It’s possible there could be a change from him being the nerd kid to being more popular or not since people were sort of expecting him to gain muscle. 

Originally posted by idlestrology

(Guilty confession: I had Hercules on VHS and I would slow this tape measuring part down to watch it frame by frame. Also always wished I could have muscles like Herc. Well and a trainer.)

Now once Hercules is actually being a hero and being really popular I think things would change a bit. He’s already famous for his pecs and the rest of his muscle and obviously still having to fight but is enjoying some of his celebrity. I think it’s very easy to assume during some of his appearances that he’d flex and show off to his fans and I imagine that he might be given things to break or flex out of all the time. His leather suit covers a lot of his chest and abs, though I like to think he dresses down occasionally or gets wet and has to take it off so he really is showing off. Plus I think it would be fun during an appearance if he was convinced to take off his armor and leave it at his waist and since he’s still really shy, be shy about it but show off. (Actually I think he’d sort of go between being overly confident and showing off but then also have streaks of shyness that hit him so he’d be flexing and super shy like Makoto Tachibana.) Plus I’m pretty sure while she doesn’t admit it, that Megara loves getting a muscle show from Herc. 

Though I do like the idea because Phil is both his trainer and manager that he’d book Hercules for things that he doesn’t like as much like in actual bodybuilding or physique contest or as celebrity judging or for art exhibits. He’s already kind of done it before with the Scar/Nemian lion but it’s just as easy that with his “pair of pretty pecs” that he’d have to show off both for the public with his flexing or having to hold poses for pottery or art. Plus we already know he’s the type that just gets down to start to doing push-ups and other exercises at a moments notice. It’s hard to decide because there are times where he’d be into the celebrity and be fine with showing off and flexing and other times where he’d be very shy and not want to do it at all. 

Originally posted by all-things-disney-gifs

Now onto belly stuff:

Hercules HAS to be a big eater. Because of what we know with his training and when he bulked up, he would have had to start in high school and would probably have been commanded to eat by Phil. Honestly, Herc probably was an eater before his training and drained his poor parents dry due to his metabolism running so fast thanks to his demigod powers and strength. Add to that all the additional training that Phil has him do and his body is aching for calories, and that’s just to freaking maintain! This is pretty much the textbook definition of a hard gainer. 

So probably sometimes during high school when Phil thought his training was progressing enough, he’d tell him he’d have to up his calorie intake. I could see him asking Cassandra and Icarus to help make sure that Herc got enough calories and that’s probably just with the lunch that he brought with him. But I like to think that his friends would be encouragers and trying to get him to always eat more. Plus with how some of the other high school students are, there are bound to be eating contests and proving just how much that he can eat in front of others. I think that it would be fairly common that other students would give him part of their food in addition to his own so gradually he’d expand his capacity. This is where his toga would come in handy because it would allow his belly to just swell into it and basically make it so everyone can get a really good look at just how bloated he is. It may not be directly showing his swollen abs, but it would definitely round out the front of his toga. If they are lucky, he might have to undo it or it will just be too tight and it pops open during his eating and everyone sees. 

When he’s an adult might be even harder. Because of his armor, he doesn’t have as much freedom to expand so Herc probably has to legitimately plan to eat or binge. It’s easy to imagine that Herc would have an eating challenge as either a promotional thing or even as one of his different trials that he had to do and had to make sure that he took off his armor in order to expand. That way it would be a much more public display as he was eating, though you could also do it when he’s at home and definitely can let loose. Him letting loose while at home is probably what he does the most often just because of how big and how much he’d eat.

Originally posted by fantasia1940

The best idea is probably that Phil many times still is being his coach even when eating. I happen to think that Hercules probably isn’t the type that actually lose it and binge on his own, he’s always being pushed. He has to do it to keep up his muscle so it’s near a chore or having to do it to perform for the masses. So Phil would be the type that make sure Hercules comes back to a huge feast that he has to clear before he goes to bed to try to sleep it off, with Hercules belching and struggling with his belly from a stomachache (not from weight because of how strong, though the being difficult from center of gravity is certainly a thing) as he waddles off to bed. Phil is also the type that would make sure that Hercules would have something to eat several times during the day to keep up his stamina.

It’s hard to say what Megara would think of his eating. It would be easy to say that she would be an encourager but because of how late she comes into his life as far as physically, I actually expect most of his eating would be habit for him and probably publicly well known. I think Hercules would probably be pretty shy about having Megara see him eat for a long time, though she’d probably seduce him into seeing it at least once to see if it is a potential weakness. Which it is. So it’s very likely that Hades tries to use his eating to take him down several times. Either by Megara trying to keep him going on his eating and push him farther and farther or by having him eat bigger and bigger things or by trying to poison him (which either Phil has tried to work out of him or his powers also help him there). Again the fun idea is that at first Megara is kind of amazed and disgusted on how much he eats and how big his belly gets but eventually comes to like it. I do see Megara trying to seduce him to keep Hercules going by like tracing her finger over his belly and belly button, helping to feed him, giving him wine to drink, helping rub his belly to help him burp and keep going and Hercules just falling for it hook, line, and sinker. 

Originally posted by waltdisneydiary

There’s one last idea too of that all his fans would know of his “love” of food (because again HAS to) and everyone would want to give him food. I can imagine that there would be a fan appreciation day that Phil would set up where Hercules would just have to eat everything that his fans would give him. And I’m sure that would exploited by Hades and send Pain and Panic to do something but it would probably fail because they would drop the food or whatever was in it just didn’t affect him because he had so much food. 

Originally posted by disneyasastrology

As far as vore ideas, I admit even when I was younger I always thought of the idea that Hercules would have to eat the various monsters that he defeated both to help him bulk up and just to make sure that he could get rid of them and make sure that they didn’t attack again. I realize this would give him a MASSIVE belly but those were the whims of my heart when I was younger. I’m sure THAT would be hard to carry out but it would be an interesting idea. Like if he did do something like that, I imagine just by sheer size that it would take Hercules DAYS to work off that kind of a meal where he would just be pinned under his belly or laying on top of his belly in the air. Still that would be a lot of protein and probably something hard to miss out on.

As far as other possibilities, especially if you’re talking about in high school, it’s definitely more possible that he would do it there since there were more human or humanoid villains that would be easy for him to eat. There’s also the idea that as part of his binges that he’d be bet on how much he could eat and someone suggests that he eats someone. He’d definitely be reluctant and try to get out of it but probably fall to peer pressure because that’s what he does. Icarus would probably think it was cool and volunteer as long as it wasn’t permanent. I also imagine that there could even be some type of fortune from Cassandra saying that he had to eat. Well it could work two ways. Either there was a fortune saying that he would have to eat someone or that he had to eat someone in order to avoid a terrible fate. (I also wouldn’t mind if young Herc ate Adonis as a type of revenge).

It is possible that Phil would have Herc eat someone as additional training as a “just in case” scenario. Though I do like the idea that Phil was giving advice and Hercules misinterpreted because of lack of words and thought that Phil was saying he needed to eat his enemies or something. 

Growing up, harder to say who or what he’d eat, though I do like the whole standby idea of Hercules eating people as an evacuation method. Basically after a disaster because it’s easier to have his hands free and run around, Hercules would eat survivors to protect them and then be able to get himself out of trouble while everyone was in his belly. Let him evacuate a whole town from a volcano that way.  

I will say it would be funny to see Megara after Herc ate someone or something, though the size of his gut would probably change her reaction. I think it would be funny if she came to visit and then nearly fainted when she saw him laying down with a massive belly and he was struggling to burp and breathe.