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“Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.” (Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility)


Call it Patience, Call it Hope - A Bellarke Regency AU

With both parents passed away and a younger sister to support, Bellamy Blake may not have drawn the easiest lot in life. But he had a plan: Rise through the ranks of the Royal Navy, find a good husband for his sister, make Lieutenant or maybe even Captain, and keep sailing and fighting until he died at sea. What he had not planned for was suddenly inheriting a title, complete with lands and fortune.


Instead of simply trying to stay alive long enough to get Octavia settled comfortably, now he had to figure out how to run an estate, bring his sister out into society while protecting her from rakes and fortune hunters, and remember his manners around one stubborn, haughty, irresistible Lady Clarke Griffin, Daughter of the Earl of Arkton – and very soon the bane of his existence.

New chapter up now - Read it on ao3

S O U L M A T E S

❤ ❤ and love, you taste like magic - @furiosaclarke​ // For a moment she was sure she was seeing lightning marks, her lightning marks, but then the sunlight hit his arm just at the right angle and the black ink glinted under her fingers. But tattoos weren’t real soulmarks, no matter how much she wished them to be.

Breathtaking is what this fic is - in regards to the concept of the story as well as the writing itself. The story sings, making you feel every phase and every emotional beat. It gets underneath the skin of the characters, becoming raw and bittersweet and touching all at the same time.   

Touch - heartlynes // “We will,” he promised, more to himself than to her. The dream was growing blurred and dark around the edges. It was time to leave. Time to wake up. “Soon. I can feel it, Princess.”

counting down the hours - @itsactuallycorrine​ // Clarke Griffin’s TiMER is blank, has always been blank.


H I S T O R I C A L

❤ ❤ Call It Patience, Call It Hope - @queenofchildren​ // With both parents passed away and a younger sister to support, Bellamy Blake may not have drawn the easiest lot in life. But he had a plan: Rise through the ranks of the Royal Navy, find a good husband for his sister, make Lieutenant or maybe even Captain, and keep sailing and fighting until he died at sea. What he had not planned for was suddenly inheriting a title, complete with lands and fortune.
Instead of simply trying to stay alive long enough to get Octavia settled comfortably, now he had to figure out how to run an estate, bring his sister out into society while protecting her from rakes and fortune hunters, and remember his manners around one stubborn, haughty, irresistible Lady Clarke Griffin, Daughter of the Earl of Arkton – and very soon the bane of his existence.

Having already completed one fantastic modern day long multichapter fic, this author now takes a delightful journey into the past with this ship, touching on familiar but still engaging character dynamics with a unique spin. The detail grounds the story, and the banter and tension are already setting up exciting arcs for later in the story. The emphasis on family is nicely intertwined with the budding romance storyline - it really is entertainingly multifaceted. 

Come Put Out the Fire on Us - @marauders-groupie​ // They sent a boy with hope and humor in his eyes to war, and he returned as a man whose shoulders are tired of carrying the weight of the world.

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Melodies of Life- FFIX

Arkton. <– probably the reason i still play piano. I could (and do) sit at my computer for hours listening to him play. askfjausdfnaskjdnfkajn just amazing.

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1000 Words (Piano Cover) - Final Fantasy X-2

Take Your Time (Pt 1)

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Bellamy felt the familiar blue eyes burn into the back of his neck, and his face flushed. His old friend Miller, and his friend, and boss,  Monty were behind the bar, stacking the glasses that Monty had just brought from the kitchen. Raising his own glass of cheap beer to his lips, he grimaced as it burned down his throat.

“Bro,” Miller said, setting down his glass. “She already knows that you are here.”

“Who?” Bellamy said innocently, pretending as if he had no idea who he was referring to.

“Octavia.” Miller pressed, he was looking behind Bellamy, grinning like a maniac. “Damn. You’ll never guess who just walked in.”

Bellamy turned on the stool he was sitting on, his eyes finding his sister and her blonde friend who had just arrived. His heart stopped beating for a moment. He hadn’t seen Clarke Griffin, Princess of Arkton, in five years, ever since she left for med school five years ago.

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I absolutely could not wait any longer to start posting my new story even though I don’t actually have much of it written… But here it is, my big damn Regency AU:

Call it Patience, Call it Hope

With both parents passed away and a younger sister to support, Bellamy Blake may not have drawn the easiest lot in life. But he had a plan: Rise through the ranks of the Royal Navy, find a good husband for his sister, make Lieutenant or maybe even Captain, and keep sailing and fighting until he died at sea. What he had not planned for was suddenly inheriting a title, complete with lands and fortune.
Instead of simply trying to stay alive long enough to get Octavia settled comfortably, now he had to figure out how to run an estate, bring his sister out into society while protecting her from rakes and fortune hunters, and remember his manners around one stubborn, haughty, irresistible Lady Clarke Griffin, Daughter of the Earl of Arkton – and very soon the bane of his existence.

[Read it on ao3]