backyard mechanic

life is gonna come at you with hard times and tough choices

Happy birthday, roachpatrol! Thanks for all the amazing fic and art. Have a fic in return.

Fandom: Homestuck
Words: 1297
Synopsis: To survive, sometimes you’ve got to make sacrifices and try something new. Or; Karkat Vantas decides to get a job on a smuggler’s ship.

carcinoGeneticist started trolling estuarineSloth!

CG: I HEAR YOU’RE LOOKING FOR CREWMEMBERS
CG: I’D LIKE TO
CG: I’D LIKE TO OFFER MY SERVICES
ES: Lordlick Tavern on morrow’s eve
CG: WHAT?
ES: I’ll be there, dipstick
ES: if you’re not scared shitless by the place
ES: come by for an interview
CG: I’LL BE THERE.

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Saturday dawn under the bus. A clink of wrenches; slick and grimy grease; that clean and satisfied moment when the .006 feeler gauge passes through the valve gap.
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Small as they are, these sensations are rituals,habits that connect amateur mechanics deeply to their vehicles, and therefore, their locomotion. This is the early morning work of ultimate freedom.