but i'm a bit rusty


This is a late gift for Ashlee’s (@austennerdita2533) Birthday. You said you liked mates and arranged marriages, so you get both. I hope you like it!

“I’m sorry, what?” Caroline said, staring at Klaus as she waited for her answer, but he wouldn’t meet her eyes, his gaze very focused on his palms laying on top of the table that rested between them.

He let out a long-suffering sigh before he spoke, his voice calm as he chose the words carefully, “It is a tradition in our pack for mates to be married as soon as possible, as long as they’re of age. It is… old-fashioned, I must admit, but our laws are what they are.”

“They are your laws. Not mine,” she reminded him pointedly.

Meeting your mate was supposed to be an exciting moment, like something had clicked into place, but ever since Klaus had showed up in her life, she felt like she had been knocked off her feet. He was from a different pack, which wouldn’t have been a problem if they weren’t both the next in line to assume the leadership of their clans, which meant that a long process of union had to take place.

An union that apparently had to begin with their wedding when she had only known him for three days.

Klaus finally met her gaze, his eyes surprisingly warm, “You know that you’ll have to live by our traditions, love, just as I’ll have to live by yours. It’s the only way our people will accept this change and we have to do what’s best for them.”

She was about to ask him if he was seriously trying to use her responsibilities as future alpha to make her marry him, but she realised that it wasn’t quite his intention. And that he was right – which made her completely hate him.

It was frightening.

Our people. We.

Caroline always knew that this would happen, that she would find her mate and that her life would be forever intertwined with someone else’s, but marriage? She was 20 and she didn’t even know him. How the hell was she going to explain that to her friends?

Besides, the fact that Klaus had been on his best behaviour around her didn’t mean that she hadn’t heard the whispers about him; how his wolf seemed to delight in the kill, how none of his enemies could run fast enough to get away from his claws and teeth.

The stories of how Mikael’s body had been found still made the hairs of her neck stand up.

And, yet, she found herself nodding. It wasn’t like she had much choice, anyway. “Fine. When… When should we get married?”

Klaus shrugged, “As soon as possible, love. If you want a big party, that can buy us a couple of months, but even so, we can only get away with waiting until June before people start asking questions.”

Ugh, now that just wouldn’t do – was there anything tackier than a June wedding?

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ONE DAY (Originally posted on AO3 - here!)


He looked up, and his dark brown glamoured eyes met Alec’s hazel ones.

“You don’t have to answer that if you don’t want to”, Alec assured him, flashing him a gentle smile. His eyes were apologetic. “It was just something that popped into my head. We could just forget about it.”


Or, Magnus and Alec talking about their future during a lazy Saturday morning in bed.

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closure (3/3) - time

the beginning of the video shows that they are in a cold, colorless winter. as they ride the train, which suggests the time they’ve passed in this sadness, they are hoping to meet someone again when spring (and happiness) return. when the sunlight starts to shine into the train car again, we realize that jungkook is not alone, everyone is accompanying him out of the snowy times. and when the train finally stops, they get off together and gentle breezes and golden sunlight warm over them. the lyrics tell us, no winter can last forever: no matter how hard things are, no matter how much we miss someone, they are reassuring us that over time, one day we will be able to let go of our heavy hearts and that we will meet our loved ones again on a spring day. 

anonymous asked:

Would you maybe write smth were someone, maybe even a child, was slowly copying Dark in his behavior? Like their speech, how they dress, how they move. Or like, copying the neck thing he does, straightening his clothes and such. What would Dark think? What would he do?

I haven’t thought about that one. You know they say you subconsciously mirror someone’s actions if you’re attracted to them? Wild stuff. This has nothing to do with attraction, though, this is just the fact that children are highly impressionable.

Dark found it very confusing. At first, he thought he was being a little too full of himself. The person he was pursuing had a child, and while he wasn’t good with children, the small boy started… mimicking Dark’s mannerisms? Dark believed he had imagined it when he caught the child rolling his shoulders almost just as Dark was doing the same thing. The kid smoothed the front of his clothes often. He made observations most kids would overlook.

What threw Dark off the most was the fact that the kid spoke more eloquently than most children his age. In fact, he sounded almost like he was trying to be collected and cool in the way he spoke. It seemed a little disconcerting to hear a child try and speak in a persuasive way.

But Dark found himself grinning. His influence had spread much more than he had thought, and if he played his cards right, perhaps he could find himself in the company of a valuable asset. After all, who can resist the charm of a child? The two could form a very strange, yet very beneficial (at least for Dark) relationship.


“I could keep you safe,” he rasped. “They’re all afraid of me. No one would hurt you again, or I’d kill them.” He yanked her closer, and for a moment she thought he meant to kiss her. He was too strong to fight. She closed her eyes, wanting it to be over, but nothing happened. “Still can’t bear to look, can you?” she heard him say.

// requested by dornishmansblade

KNK Scenario - First Date w/ KNK

Requested: yes, by a wonderful anon 💕

Youjin👴~ Now everyone knows Youjin is a gentleman. He will 100% take to a nice little spot(because you know he is the search king.) I doubt he would go overboard in terms of the place you go on a date. He is a very serious person so if he asked you out he saw something in you he liked and wants to know more about you. Most likely over dinner it’ll be like 20 questions. He will try his best to break out of his shell son that it doesn’t feel like an onslaught of question. Overall I like to believe that both of you would be leaving with butterflies in your stomachs.

Seungjun🐕~ Okay Seungjun is really adorable and sweet. Everyone knows he’s crazy affectionate and loves watching movies. Now the only way I can see Seungjun asking anyone out is because they have been friends for a long time. He can watch almost any movie(except horror movies.) He’s also a foodie so concessions is his second favorite thing in the movie theater. He’s precious and so he’ll most likely want to cuddle a little or at the very least hold your hand. After everything stopping at a 24 hour convenient store to grab even more snacks. Generally, a fun and care free night like you were with a friend.

Inseong📢 ~ Oh boy, he truly is a day of sunshine(very loud sunshine.) I can see this going two ways. He is deceptively confident in a place he can control. So he’s most confident singing so I can’t see past him taking you to a karaoke bar to let you witness his talent cause he would want to impress you. He would also be silly and sing terribly so he wouldn’t make you feel embarrassed if you feel you can’t match up to him. The other place I can see you going is just a plain old Korean barbeque place. The boy loves food. He could eat until he fell asleep and I would imagine he would want someone to eat like he did.

Jihun🤗 ~ Everyone knows Jihun is not the most confident dude. Often being drown out by the other members(you know unless he’s laughing.) The only way he could possibly ask anyone out is because everyone was telling him to. He would anxious and nervous but it would instantly turn relief when you said yes. I think simplicity would be the way to go cause he doesn’t want to scare you. So a small date in the park with a little picnic. He’d buy you all your favorite snacks(he even does this for the members.) If you are able to get him comfortable enough he might even go play on the swings or play soccer with you.

Heejun👶~ Heejun, in my opinion, is the most confident member. I can totally see him taking you to carnival or park. He’d love going on rides with you and eating different foods. He’d let you lead to whatever interested you. He’s very laid back so going with the flow is comfortable with him. This smol bean is going to cater to you so I hope you don’t mind taking control. Heejun will also keep you out til late at night most likely walking and going in and out of convenient stores to grab random snacks if you so wish. There will be so much shenanigans. Whether it be singing together or running around on playgrounds. He will respect your wishes if you don’t feel comfortable doing everything and will definitely ask you out again as soon as possible so that you can become closer.