angelic franz

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Lucifer, Franz von Stuck, 1890. Oil on canvas. 63 3/8 x 60 1/16 in.          

The National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.   

“O you, the wisest and fairest of the Angels,
God betrayed by destiny and deprived of praise,

O Satan, take pity on my long misery!

O Prince of Exile, you who have been wronged
And who vanquished always rise up again more strong,

O Satan, take pity on my long misery!”

-The Litany of Satan, Charles Baudelaire

Franz Ritter von Stuck - The Guardian of Paradise 1889

We love the beautiful and serene, but we have a feeling as deep as love for the terrible and dark.” 

― From Zanoni 1842. Edward Bulwer-Lytton,

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Alan Rickman as Dwight Billings in “Murder, Obliquely” (”Fallen Angels”), Franz Mesmer in “Mesmer”, P.L. O'Hara in “An Awfully Big Adventure”, Colonel Brandon in “Sense and Sensibility”, Grigori Rasputin in “Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny”, Éamon de Valera in “Michael Collins”, Detective David Friedman in “Judas Kiss”, David Weinberg in “Dark Harbor”, The Metatron in “Dogma”

Zodiac signs as poets/authors

Aries: Maya Angelou~
“Having courage does not mean we are unafraid.Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.We are able to say ‘I have fallen, but I will get up’.”

Taurus: William Shakespeare~
“The earth has music for those who listen.”

Gemini: Arthur Conan Doyle~
“My mind rebels at stagnation.Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere.But I abhor the dull routine of existence.I crave for mental exaltation.”

Cancer: Franz Kafka~
“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it.The nonexistent is whatever we have not suffciently desired.”

Leo: J.K.Rowling~
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

Virgo: Agatha Christie~
“The truth, however ugly in itself is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.”

Libra: Oscar Wilde~
”You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”

Scorpio: Sylvia Plath~
“I desire the things which will destroy me in the end.”
“I am terrified by this dark thing that sleeps in me;all day I feel its feathery turnings, its malignity.”

Sagittarius: Jane Austen~
“Pictures of perfection make me sick and wicked.”
“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”

Capricorn: Edgar Allan Poe~
“Sometimes I am terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants.The way it stops and starts.”
“I was never insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”

Aquarius: Virginia Woolf~
“I am in the mood to dissolve in the sky.”
“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”

Pisces: Anais Nin~
“Please understand that I’m in full rebellion against my own mind, that when I live, I live by impulse, by emotion, by white heart.”
“I am a winged creature who is too rarely allowed to use its wings.Ecstasies do not occur often enough.” 

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ARROW/THE FLASH SPINOFF FANCAST Legends of Tomorrow: requested by anonymous

Aditya Roy Kapur as Ray Palmer/The Atom 
Dascha Polanco as Sara Lance/The Canary
Shohreh Aghdashloo as Marthe Stein/Firestorm
Daniel Dae Kim as Rip Hunter
Celina Jade as Shado Fei/White Canary
Ciara Renée as Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl
Franz Drameh as Jefferson “Jax” Jackson/Firestorm
Amaury Nolasco as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart/Captain Cold
Angel Coulby as Lisa Snart/Golden Glider
Note: I didn’t like how White Canary was whitewashed, which is something that the writers have continually been guilty of, so I brought Shado back for the role and kept Sara as the Canary. There were also only two ladies in the original cast so in addition to the racebending, I decided to add more ladies to the team.