but im still surprised

when i was like 14, i once wore contact lenses instead of glasses to school bc i had just learned how to put them on and i wanted to show them to my friends right, and this one guy goes and tells me “i thought girls were supposed to become beautiful when they stopped wearing glasses. something obviously went wrong with you” and that was??? so incredibly rude i wanted to cry but i just stood there not knowing what to say bc i honestly thought we were friends

but the girl sitting in front of him (who was also his crush, mind u) hears him and turns around with the most disgusted expression on her face, and calls him out on it like “omg i cant believe you said that have you even seen yourself in a mirror you have no right to tell her shit” and then she turns to me and says “dont listen to him, you look gorgeous with or without glasses” and she probably already forgot about that but i always remember it whenever i feel self-conscious about myself

so the moral of the story is: if u see someone being a jerk to someone else, dont laugh along and call them out on it. stick together and bring all the fuckboys down

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“i knew you’d come.” / “well, you’re helpless without me.”

Fanfic writer appreciation post

I love reading. I read quite a bit, both fanfic and published fiction. 

Today, it hit me how much I LOVE fanfiction. Not only does fanfic writers pour their heart and soul into their stories, they are also here, with us, the readers.

I finished a book today, and there was a nice surprise pulled off, the kind that made me want to go back and reread and see what I missed. I was excited about this, it was nice and it made sense in the story and it made it better. But I realized something. My excitement exist in a sort of void, I have nowhere to take it. 

When I read fanfiction, I can leave comments, and most times, the author replies. The author cares about my opinion in a way beyond the payment I post to published fiction. Sometimes, when an author pull something magnificent out of their sleeve, I can go yell at them in chat (sorry, not sorry @galadrieljones)

It is a fantastic GIFT. the level of community and interaction in fanfic is something very special, and I appreciate it every day. 

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fangirl challenge: [3|7] video games

The Last of Us  

You know, as bad as those things are, at least they’re predictable. It’s the normal people that scare me.