Okay. Get this. Good uncle Yuuri is planning the triplets' birthday party and hires magician! Victor. Victor chooses Yuuri as a participant even though it's a kid birthday party and he's supposed to choose a kid.
Okay. Get this. You sent me this amazing thought, and I decided to write a 2,000+ word fic on it. Because my self-control needs to be located by search party. I’m going to post the whole thing here and move it to Ao3 tomorrow when I feel less lazy :). Thank you for sharing this INSANELY INSPIRING idea with me and I hope you enjoy…. “Magic Man” :)
(It is long so there is a cut line! Definitely SFW!)
The ad had said that Victor the Great could entertain
audiences of all ages, that his tricks were beyond anyone’s wildest dreams, and
that he could convince even the most cynical people that magic was real.
What the ad didn’t say, was that Victor was absolutely the
most beautiful man who had ever dared to exist on earth.
The lack of warning had certainly taken a toll on Yuuri’s
heart, as he opened the front door to Yuuko’s house and came face-to-face with the
man-god parading as a children’s party magician. The black top hat, tailed
black coat and bright red bow tie should have immediately elicited laughter.
Instead, Yuuri felt his tongue swell two sizes in his mouth and steal away his
ability to speak. Maybe that was Victor’s first trick, robbing Yuuri of all his
senses with the man’s magical out-of-this-world blue eyes and smile that lit
Yuuri’s body on fire. Blushing and staring at his feet, Yuuri waved Victor into
the house and lead him to the back yard where the show would take place.
Victor followed the dark-haired man through a dining room
filled with delicious looking food, through a kitchen that looked like a food
bomb got gone off, and out into a backyard that was chaotic with kid noise.
Children ran in every direction, giggling and yelling “you’re it!” as they
tagged their friends. On the outskirts of the yard, the adults stood in small
clumps of conversation, occasionally dodging a sprinting child. It was a
typical kid party, and Victor grinned at the lively nature of his future
“Um… here…” Yuuri stopped and pointed to the small platform
of a wood deck. “I mean…” rubbing the back of his neck, Yuuri could feel the
blush on his cheeks heating up as the blue eyes studied him, “you can set up
here.” Finally gaining an ounce of courage, Yuuri lifted his gaze to meet
“Are you Yuuri?” Stepping forward, Victor set his black
cases onto the deck. His slight invasion of Yuuri’s personal space was
intentional as Victor continued to smile at the adorable man.
Yuuri’s first email, inquiring about Victor’s availability
for the party, had been formal and inquisitive. Victor had responded back
quickly, confirming that he would love to provide entertainment. It was Yuuri’s
second response, with a cheeky question about Victor arriving by car or in a
puff of smoke that had peaked Victor’s interest. It had been a silly joke, but
Victor had played along, answering not only in jest, but also with a hint of
Nineteen emails had been exchanged over the course of two
weeks and Victor had been unable to sleep the night before the party, the
anticipation of meeting his email partner keeping him awake with nervous
energy. The dark mop of hair, shy brown eyes, and flushing cheeks had to belong
to Yuuri Katsuki, and Victor had been trying to come up with something clever
throughout their short walk through the house. Instead of cleverness, he had
barely managed to ask Yuuri to identify himself, and Victor was internally
groaning over his own failure.
Swallowing, Yuuri studied Victor’s face. “I am,” he said, gaining
courage he stuck out his hand, “uh, nice to meet you Victor the Great.” When
Victor chuckled, Yuuri wanted to crawl inside of the piñata and let the kids
beat his embarrassment out of him.
“You’ll watch the show, won’t you?” Victor slipped his hand
into Yuuri’s, squeezing it slightly. “Maybe if you watch me closely, you’ll be
able to figure out my tricks.” Leaning forward again, Victor winked at Yuuri.
He prayed that he sounded flirty instead of creepy.
“UNCLE YUURI!! UNCLE YUURI!!!”
Getting tackled from behind by three squealing triplets,
Yuuri fell forward into Victor’s arms. Freezing, Yuuri looked up and
immediately lost himself again in Victor’s eyes. Feeling his body shaken by the
force of three sets of hands, Yuuri snapped his attention back to his nieces. “Mom
said you have to help with the piñata while the magician sets up! Dad said you
can flirt later!” All three girls cackled at their joke as Yuuri’s face caught
Smile on his lips, Victor stepped up onto the wooden deck
and bent to open his first case. “I’m ok with that plan,” throwing a wink over
his shoulder, Victor forced himself to concentrate on his props as a stammering
Yuuri was dragged toward the line of screaming kids.
I feel like it’s impossible for me to explain how much I love Eliot Waugh. So let me start with some of his quotes.
“I bond fast. Time is an illusion.”
Quentin: If you’re trying to tell me that it gets better-
Eliot: Oh, God, no. It doesn’t. I’m trying to tell you, you are not alone here.
“I think something might really be…broken.”
“Becoming me was the greatest creative project of my life.”
“I know I said I didn’t need a family to become who I was supposed to be, but it turned out that I did. And it was you.”
—A letter Eliot wrote to Quentin
Dean Fogg: What were you expecting when you dove headfirst into that fountain?
Eliot: …I was expecting to die.
Eliot is so, so sad, and he is so, so tortured. By killing someone who made his life absolute hell, he discovered he was telekinetic. He had to kill someone else - someone he loved - to protect everyone else. He lost his two best friends for a period of time because of a stupid, under-the-influence decision he made, but the thing that killed him the most was the thought of losing Quentin - and only Quentin.
He threw himself - as his clay-made clone - in front of an attack directed at Quentin without even thinking about what could happen. He didn’t care what could happen to him. He threw himself in front of Quentin, in front of a fatal attack, as second nature. He didn’t care what happened to him, as long as Quentin was okay.
And, despite everything that happened, he still became the High King of Fillory. He will go down in Fillorian history as High King Eliot, The Spectacular, because that is what he is. Despite wanting to die. Despite the bad things that had happened to him. Despite all of that. He will still be known as one of the greatest Kings to rule over Fillory. And even though it is fictional, if that isn’t uplifting and if it doesn’t give you hope, there is something seriously wrong with you.
I kind of want an age reversal Magicians fic. Like, a spell gone wrong and everyone but Penny is a toddler.
Quentin keeps hiding places and no one can find him. Eliot is intolerable and requires all of the attention. Margo is the single most independent child. Penny is 100% done with chasing children but has to remain Team Mom because otherwise everyone will die.
Honestly this picture upsets me so much like?? why is no one holding Quentin’s hand?? Margo. Margo Hold Quentin’s hand. Alice, switch places with Quentin so Eliot can hold his hand. Penny, somebody, anybody just hOLD THIS BOY’S HAND-