are you telling me the oracle has no eyes

❝The Neverending Story❞ (1984) meme

Adjust the pronouns, plurals, and content to fit your muse!!

  • You’re old enough to get your head out of the clouds and start keeping both feet on the ground. 
  • Stop daydreaming and start facing your problems. 
  • The video arcade is down the street. Here we just sell small rectangular objects: they’re called BOOKS.
  • I know books, I have 186 of them at home!
  • Why don’t you give them a good punch in the nose, hm?
  • Your books are safe. While you’re reading them, you get to become Tarzan or Robinson Crusoe.
  • Near my home there used to be a beautiful lake, but then it was gone. 
  • It just wasn’t there anymore. Nothing was there anymore. Not even a dried up lake.
  • No, a hole would be something. Nah, it was nothing. And it got bigger and bigger.
  • Maybe, it’s already everywhere… maybe our whole land is in danger.
  • Nobody gives a hoot about me and my stupid bat!
  • I’m sorry, but this is not the time nor place for children, I must ask you to leave.
  • No one can give you any advice except this: you must go alone, and you must leave all your weapons behind. 
  • It will be very dangerous.
  • He who wears the Auryn speaks for the Empress. It will guide and protect you.
  • Everyone knew that whoever let the sadness overtake him, would sink into the swamp.
  • Fight against the sadness, please! 
  • You’re letting the sadness of the swamps get to you! 
  • You have  to try. You have to care, for me, you’re my friend, and I love you!
  • You’ve gotta move or you’ll die! Move, please! I won’t give up! Don’t quit!
  • We haven’t spoken to anyone else for thousands of years, so we started talking to ourselves.
  • We don’t even care… whether or not we care.
  • Not that it matters, but… yes.
  • We’re allergic to youth.
  • If you don’t tell me, and the Nothing keeps coming, you’ll die too!
  • Die? Now that, at least, would be *something*.
  • Having a luck dragon with you is the only way to go on a Quest.
  • Never give up and good luck will find you.
  • You don’t move in scientific circles, do you?
  • I like that, the patient telling the doctor it’s all right?
  • It has to hurt if it’s to heal!
  • That’s my batwing broth! There’s eye of newt in there, old tree mold, lizard brains, scales from a rancid sea serpent…
  • I am somewhat of an expert on the Southern Oracle!
  • It’s my scientific specialty!
  • Here comes one that *looks* fancy! Let’s see what he REALLY thinks of himself!
  • The Sphinxes eyes stay closed, until someone who does not feel his own worth tries to pass by.
  • Fancy armor doesn’t help much. The sphinxes can see straight into your heart.
  • Don’t start to doubt yourself now, be confident!
  • Kind people find out that they are cruel. Brave men discover that they are really cowards! Confronted by their true selves, most men run away screaming!
  • Do not be afraid. We will not harm you. We have been waiting for you a long time.
  • We don’t know how much longer we can withstand the Nothing…
  • What a shame they don’t ask me… 
  • My mother, she had such a wonderful name.
  • They look like big, good, strong hands, don’t they?
  • If you come any closer, I will rip you to shreds.
  • You, whoever you are, can have the honor of being my last victim.
  • I will not die easily. I am a warrior.
  • Fantasia has no boundaries…
  • Don’t you know anything about Fantasia? It’s the world of human fantasy. 
  • Every part, every creature of it, is a piece of the dreams and hopes of mankind; therefore, it has no boundaries.
  • People have begun to lose their hopes and forget their dreams. So the Nothing grows stronger.
  • The Nothing is the emptiness that’s left. It’s like a despair, destroying this world. 
  • I have been trying to help it.   
  • People who have no hopes are easy to control.
  • Whoever has the control has the power!
  • I am the servant of the power behind the Nothing. 
  • I was sent to kill the only one who could have stopped the Nothing.
  • If we’re about to die anyway, I’d rather die FIGHTING!
  • Do you suppose the Ivory Tower is still standing?
  • But it’s only a story. It’s not real, it’s only a story!
  • Of course… I knew everything.
  • He has suffered with you. He went through everything you went through.
  • Where is he ? If he’s so close, why doesn’t he arrive?!
  • He doesn’t realize he’s already a part of the Never-ending Story.
  • Just as he is sharing all of your adventures, others are sharing his.
  • They were with him when he hid from the boys in the bookstore… they were with him when he took the book, with the Auryn symbol on the cover, and which he’s reading, his own story… right now.
  • He doesn’t understand that he’s the one who has the power to stop it!
  • He simply can’t imagine that one little boy could be that important.
  • Our world will disappear - and so will I.
  • Why don’t you do what you dream?
  • Why is it so dark?
  • In the beginning, it is always dark.
  • One grain of sand. It is all that remains of my vast empire.
  • The more wishes you make, the more magnificent Fantasia will become.
  • It’s like the Nothing never was!
Flat Minds - Jheselbraum

While writing Flat Dreams, there were a lot of scenes and snippes I had in mind that never made it into the fic. A few did as interludes, but most were scrapped. I figured it might be fun to post some as I write them anyway, so here you go. Click here to read all those written so far.
I’ll use Flat World as a title for bits set before Bill got his powers and took over his dimension; Flat Minds for anything set after that.

(Also, I am open to prompts and stuff because why the hell not. So, if you’ve got any, just drop me an ask!) 

 A/N: This is based on this anon headcanon (heh, it rhymes) I just fell in love with. 

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“I should have never trusted him.”

“No. You shouldn’t have.”

“I… I didn’t know he would do this. I didn’t think it possible for him to–”

“You couldn’t possibly imagine. Hindsight is 20/20, but you didn’t have the luxury of seeing the future yet.”

“… Yet?”

There was a moment of silence, a flick of a tail. “Providing Bill Cipher with that equation was a mistake. Giving him the coordinates was an even worse one. I can offer you a chance to atone for those mistakes, in another form, another time. He can be stopped, if–”

“I’ll do anything! Anything you want! If it’s to save–”

A shake of a great head, and she fell silent.

“No, I am sorry. Your dimension is lost. But there are other worlds that can be saved - you can help seeing to that. Your dimension burned, and so shall he.”

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