presenting: the jily royal au no one asked for someone pls validate me i hate writing long fics
It starts at a party.
You’re dancing with your friends, beer in hand, hair held
back with a headband, gold paint swiped down your temple, curling around your
Those damned cheekbones and that damned jawline. A bone
structure carved from history. You are catastrophically beautiful.
Marlene waves at you; she tells me you’re old family
friends. Your chin lifts, corners of your mouth lifting to reveal lines of
perfect teeth. Her hands grabs mine and she’s weaving us through the crowds of
“Marls.” You say, pulling her into a hug and kissing her cheek.
She screws up her face.
You smirk at me. “She loves me really.” She scoffs but there
is sunlight glinting in her smile.
Various photographs taken of serial killer David Berkowitz during his military service.
Berkowitz enlisted in the Army just days after graduating high school at the age of eighteen. He told his father that he hoped to die a hero in Vietnam, but instead he was shipped to Korea to train as a rifleman. During his stay there Berkowitz lost his virginity to a Korean prostitute, who gave him gonorrhoea.
[The Clinton Foundation] is modern liberalism in action: an unregulated virtue-exchange in which representatives of one class of humanity ritually forgive the sins of another class, all of it convened and facilitated by a vast army of well-graduated American professionals, their reassuring expertise propped up by bogus social science, while the unfortunate objects of their high and noble compassion sink slowly back into a preindustrial state.