but this was a true enough statement

Lovers of Books [Jason Todd x Reader]

Requested by @memento-amare: “How about reader and Jason meet in a bookstore and bond over similar taste in books? Just a note the “friends to lovers” trope would be really cute here, but I am gonna leave that up to you lol“

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It’s a true statement to say you’re an avid book lover. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Historical, you’ve read every genre. Though your favorites being classic Literature. You couldn’t get enough of it. So your parents owning a book store was a god send.

Except for when they were out of town, leaving you to tend to the store and it’s customers, most of those being regulars. Very rarely you’d get someone new to visit your parent’s quaint corner bookstore.

It made things rather boring, especially now.

Leaning against the counter, chin resting in your hand whilst re-reading your personal copy of Pride and Prejudice. Hearing the bell above the door ring you called, “Welcome to [L/n] Family Books, if you need anything feel free to ask” not bothering to look away from the page.

Completely unbeknownst to the handsome, blue eyed, six foot, raven-haired male to just enter the store. 

He went on about his business skimming the shelves as you continued on with reading about the flaw that is Mr. Darcy’s pride. Stuck in the book until you were lured away by a deep voice.

“Excuse me” eyes flickering up from the page to meet stunning blue hues. “Oh, uh, sorry.” Setting the book down. “What can I do for you?”

“Don’t worry about it. Do you know if you have any Hemingway?” Shocked a bit at the author. Not many people around his age, which must be close to your own, read the legend unless they were assigned too. “Oh yes of course” stepping from behind the counter.

Heading to the Classic Lit section. “Anything in particular?” you glanced back at him. “Yeah, The Sun Also Rises?” he questioned.

“Ah, a good choice” you smiled stopping in the front of the bookshelves. “You’ve read it?” he inquired.

“I have, I was surprised to hear you request Hemingway. I don’t normally get requests for it for people under 40.” You chuckled.

“Looks like we’re both two of a kind then” he smiled. You reached up slipping the book from it’s place. “I guess so” handing it to him

“Awesome” he smiled whilst skimming the first page. You took the moment to get a full look at him. He had to be at least six foot, and his arms were huge! Damn he looked solid. Eyes immediately catching the white streak that ran in the front of his hair. You couldn’t help but wonder if it was natural.

Realizing your staring you blushed before saying, “I can ring you out whenever you’re ready” making your way back to the register.

“Thank you, uh” he paused where a name would be. “[F/n]. [F/n] [L/n]” holding out a hand.

He took it, “Ah, [F/n]. I’m Jason. Jason Todd”

You smiled before retracting your hand and returning to your own book. Once he was finished he found two more books and came over. You were impressed by the roster. Devil in the White City, The Sun Also Rises, and Martin Dressler.

“Oh wow I love this book” You commented picking up Devil in the White City. “Really no way! I had to get a new copy of it my brother spilled his coffee on it.” He laughed, a genuine smile gracing his face.

“Oh my god I would commit murder” You laughed totaling up the books. “Trust me I came close, my other brothers had to hold me back when he told me” You laughed, not realizing how true the statement actually was.

“Well your total is $21.09“ you smiled as he pulled out his wallet. “I’m going to have to come back here, usually I’d be paying like $30 for three books” handing you the money. Putting it in the register and giving him his change. “You should, it’s not often we see new faces. Everyone has gone online but I don’t get how you can enjoy a book without paper”

“I know right. But I really should go before my family thinks I fell down a well. It was nice meeting you [F/n] I hope it’s not the last time” taking yhe bag before sending you a charming smile. “I hope that too” smiling back before he made his leave.

And it was indeed not the last time you’d see Jason. He started by visiting once a week, then it was twice, then it was every other day. He really had taken a liking to the store and you guys became friends by bonding over books. Often recommending books for the other, you had even helped him pick out a book for someone named Alfred who’s birthday was that week.

Every time he came in when you were there you’d always insist on helping him even though your parents offered.

And today was no different. You were doing some re-stocking in the back when you heard the door chime. “Good morning Mr. and Mrs. [L/n] is [F/n] here today?” he asked coming to the counter.

“Good morning Jason, Yes –” your mother began but you emerged from behind the curtain. “Good morning Jason” you greeted with a smile. Your parents chuckling at the timing. They were well aware of your feelings toward the man, able to tell the first time they saw you helping him.

“Well we’ll leave you both to it. We’ll finish your restocking” Your father smiled before retreating into the back room with your mother.

“So what can I do ya for today?” grinning at him. “Hemingway? Shakespeare?”

“Uh I’m actually not here for books today“ Scratching the back of his neck nervously. 

“Really, what’s up?“ Face contorting into one that of confusion. “I was actually wondering when your lunch break was?” not meeting your eyes.

“Oh” feeling a heat rise to your cheeks. “It can be really whenever” smiling at the ground. Both shy like a couple of teenagers.

“Well uh, would you like to, um” meeting your eyes. “God why am I nervous I feel like I’m in high school” he laughed as you did the same. “Okay lets try again. [F/n] would you go to lunch with me today? You know, like a date?”

You blushed before bashfully smiling at the floor. “I’d love too” meeting his eyes again.

“Great, would you like to go now?” he asked gesturing to the door. “Yeah, sure. Let me get my coat” turning and going behind the counter. Slipping you jacket on and grabbing your bag.

Poking your head in the back room, “I’m taking my lunch break be back soon!” yelling to your parents. “Okay sweetie have fun” your mother called back.

Meeting Jason’s side again he offered you an arm, “Shall we?”

Grinning you linked yours with his, “We shall”

Fact-Checking Maki

Now that we know Maki’s primary motive in tri., it’s easy to lean one way or another as far as her trustworthiness. But why go off a gut reaction or what other characters are saying about either her or the statements she’s made to the Chosen? Let’s go back to movie 3 and do some fact-checking!

We’re going to focus on Confession because this is the first time she fully conveys information to the Chosen and their partners. Prior to that, the only ones she can potentially deceive are Daigo and the bureau (we don’t hear her conversations with Meiko). Those may become important, but she says so little in movie 1 and isn’t specific enough in movie 2 to warrant a deeper analysis. Yet.

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Ted Bundy made the above statement during an interview with FBI agent Bill Hagmaier. Over time, Bundy began to trust the agent enough to acknowledge old mysteries and divulge previously unknown information. Perhaps the most striking piece of information given to Hagmaier was a description of the profound, nearly transcendent, satisfaction Ted felt during the killings:

“You’re looking into their eyes and basically, a person in that situation is God! You then posses them and they shall forever be a part of you. And the grounds where you kill them or leave them become sacred to you, and you will always be drawn back to them.”

Ron Weasley x Reader

Gryffindor loses against Ravenclaw in the Quidditch match. The Slytherins were chanting “Weasley is Our King” which caused Ron to mess up. Ron stalks away and you follow from a distance. He goes to a tree and slumps to the base.

“You know, Weasley is our king. That’s the only statement in that stupid song that’s true.”

“Go away Y/N,”

“I mean that Ron guy is a great Quidditch player. Did you see how many people Angelina had to choose from? And she chose Ron. That boy must have a lot of talent.”

“Sodd off.”

“Especially since the Slytherins are insecure enough make a song about him. Mad skill, that Ron has.”

“Leave me be.”

“I heard he’s a great mate too. Like in First Year, he helped Harry Potter rescue the Sorcerer’s Stone from You-Know-Who. He sacrificed himself for his friend. And in Second Year, he went against his biggest fear for his mate. Then he went into the Chamber of Secrets. Could you imagine how scared he was? Especially since You-Know-Who kidnapped his sister. Yeah, Ron’s very brave.

And in Third Year, he stood on a broken leg to defend his friend. Bad enough that it’s broken, but he stood on it to tell a mass murderer that he’d have to murder him if he wanted to hurt his friend. And this other time, Ron’s friend Hermione was called a Mudblood. Ron stood up for his friend and hexed the Malfoy git to eat slugs. But Ron decided last minute that he was a better man and took the slugs himself.”

“That’s not true.”

“And Ron’s a handsome fellow too. Don’t tell him I said this, but I know a person that likes him.”

“Who would that be?”

“Promise you won’t tell Ron?”

He sighs. “Yes.”

“That person’s name is Y/N L/N. But I’ve also been told that (s)he’s annoying and doesn’t have a chance with Ron.”

“Well, I’ve been told that (s)he’s beautiful, kind, smart, and funny. I’ve also been told that Ron likes Y/N L/N back.”

“Do you think our sources are reliable?”

He smiles for the first time that night.

“Would you shut up and let me kiss you?”

GIRL-CRUSH ROOKIE GROUP MASTERLIST

With the unfortunate disbanding of 2NE1, a lot of us have been robbed of our favorite ‘Girl Crush’-style girl group. Who’s going to slay our asses without them? Who is going to provide the level of badass-ed-ness we need to survive? Have no fear– I’m here with a list of badass, fierce, confident ladies, and while no one can ever replace 2NE1 in our hearts, these girls might be able to numb the pain a little bit.

These groups are rookie groups– not just because there were quite a few really good badass groups that debuted this year, but because many of them need your support. Girl Crush concepts are often slept on, and I’d hate for some of these groups to have to disband because they don’t have enough of an income.

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Tagged by @500fr, @imperfectstardust, and @jooheonym ty loves 💕💕

Bold the statements that are true for you!

APPEARANCE:

I am 5′7″ or taller

I wear glasses

I have at least one tattoo

I have at least one piercing

I have blonde hair

I have brown eyes

I have short hair

My abs are at least somewhat defined

I have or have had braces

There is something I would change about the way I look

PERSONALITY:

My Hogwarts house is: Gryffindor Hufflepuff Ravenclaw Slytherin

I am an introvert

I like love meeting new people

People tell me that I’m funny

Helping others with their problems is a big priority for me

I enjoy physical challenges

I enjoy mental challenges

I’m playfully rude with people I know well

I started saying something ironically and now I can’t stop saying it

There is something I would change about my personality

ABILITY:

I can sing well

I can play an instrument

I can do over 30 pushups without stopping

I’m a fast runner

I can draw well

I have a good memory

I’m good at doing math in my head

I can hold my breath underwater for over a minute

I have beaten at least 2 people in arm wrestling

I know how to cook at least 3 meals from scratch

I know how to throw a proper punch

HOBBIES:

I enjoy playing sports

I’m on a sports team at my school or somewhere else

I’m in a orchestra or choir at my school or somewhere else

I have learned a new song in the past week

I work out at least once a week

I’ve gone for runs at least once a week in the warmer months

I have drawn something in the past month

I enjoy writing

Fandoms are my #1 passion

I do or have done martial arts

EXPERIENCES:

I have had my first kiss

I have had alcohol

I have scored the winning goal in a sports game

I have watched an entire season of a TV show in one sitting

I have been at an overnight event

I have been in a taxi

I have been in the hospital or ER in the past year

I have beaten a video game in one day

I have visited another country

I have been to one of my favorite band’s concerts

RELATIONSHIP:

I’m in a relationship

I have a celebrity crush

I have a crush on someone I know

I have been in at least 3 relationships

I have never been in a relationship

I have asked someone out or admitted my feelings to them

I get crushes easily 

I have had a crush on someone for over a year

I have been in a relationship for at least a year

I have had feelings for a friend

MY LIFE:

I have at least one person I consider a “best friend”

I live close to my school

My parents are still together

I have at least one sibling

I live in the United States

There is snow right now where I live

I have hung out with a friend outside of school in the past month

I have a smartphone

I have at least 15 CDs

I share my room with someone

RANDOM SHIT:

I have breakdanced

I know a person named Jamie

I have had a teacher with a last name that’s hard to pronounce

I have dyed my hair

I’m listening to one song on repeat right now

I have punched someone in the past week

I know someone who has gone to jail

I have broken a bone

I have eaten a waffle today

I know what I want to do with my life

I speak at least 2 languages fluently

I have made a new friend in the past year

tagging: @shmuring @spaceboyhoseok @ephemeral-dan @spacekid-oikawa @pansexualphil @oops-yuri @sadistdan @danopoly @sparklyraccoon and anyone else who wants to do it!!

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rules: bold the statements that are true for you!

APPEARANCE:

I am 5′7′’ or taller

Wear glasses

I have at least one tattoo

I have at least one piercing

I have blonde hair

I have brown eyes

I have short hair

My abs are at least someone defined

I have or have had braces

There is something I would change about the way I look

PERSONALITY:

My Hogwarts house is: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin (dont care enough to answer)

I am an introvert

I love meeting new people

People tell me that I’m funny

Helping others with their problems is a big priority for me

I enjoy physical challenges

I enjoy mental challenges

I’m playfully rude with people I know well

I started saying something ironically and now I can’t stop saying it

There is something I would change about my personality (many)

ABILITY:

I can sing well

I can play an instrument

I can do over 30 pushups without stopping

I’m a fast runner (but not easily atm since im a smoker)

I can draw well

I have a good memory

I’m good at doing math in my head

I can hold my breath underwater for over a minute

I have beaten at least 2 people in arm wrestling

I know how to cook at least 3 meals from scratch

I know how to throw a proper punch

HOBBIES:

I enjoy playing sports

I’m on a sports team at my school or somewhere else

I’m in a orchestra or choir at my school or somewhere else

I have learned a new song in the past week

I work out at least once a week

I’ve gone for runs at least once a week in the warmer months

I have drawn something in the past month

I enjoy writing

Fandoms are my number #1 passion

I do or have done martial arts

EXPERIENCES:

I have had my first kiss

I have had alcohol

I have scored the winning goal in a sports game

I have watched an entire season of a TV show in one sitting

I have been at an overnight event

I have been in a taxi

I have been in the hospital or ER in the past year

I have beaten a video game in one day

I have visited another country

I have been to one of my favorite band’s concerts 

RELATIONSHIP:

I’m in a relationship

I have a celebrity crush

I have a crush on someone I know (lmao)

I have been in at least 3 relationships

I have never been in a relationship

I have asked someone out or admitted my feelings to them

I get crushes easily

I have had a crush on someone for over a year

I have been in a relationship for at least a year

I have had feelings for a friend (all my feelings are for friends)

MY LIFE:

I have at least one person I consider a “best friend”

I live close to my school

My parents are still together

I have at least one sibling

I live in the United States

There is snow right now where I live

I have hung out with a friend outside of school in the past month

I have a smartphone

I have at least 15 CDs

I share my room with someone (temporarily)

RANDOM SHIT:

I have breakdanced

I know a person named Jamie

I have had a teacher with a last name that’s hard to pronounce

I have dyed my hair

I’m listening to one song on repeat right now

I have punched someone in the past week

I know someone who has gone to jail

I have broken a bone

I have eaten a waffle today

I know what I want to do with my life

I speak at least 2 languages fluently

I have made a new friend in the past year


woop! im pretty up there rn. hope you guys enjoy a lil bit about me :) 

i tag @oborolover @ap92ap92ap92 @saiyanknight @zavoria @teaandhoneybees @classicmeevs @trucphoung @meloetta

earlier at dinner, there were 4 of us, and I was asked if I knew this one trans person, and i kinda exploded? like not in a major way, just an exasperated way. i said “no! I don’t know them! i barely know anybody! half of the trans people i know in this area are right here!” and my friend seems to take it seriously? she responds with a “that’s not true” statement, which, while it was true, isn’t what I needed to hear! like sure, maybe not literally half of the trans people i know were there, but close enough! also, like, Bitch! i often speak in hyperbole! you should know this by now! after she refuted what I’d said, i just shut up and let her tell her story, cuz with her, you can’t win with her, even with saying “it was hyperbole”

How I did well in the UKCAT

Its worth saying that I applied to medicine twice before getting in, the UKCAT score I got the first time was well higher than the second time. My application was strong enough to receive offers from higher UKCAT threshold universities as well my back up non UKCAT assessing university. 

I decided to write this post because I found my old notes on how I organised my mind to do well in the UKCAT and thought I’d share with the Medblr community.

Here goes! 

Verbal Reasoning (650)

  1. Read the question/statement and allocate a keyword!
  2. Skim passage, try looking for the keyword.
  3. If its there, read the sentence before and after and decide between true, false and can’t tell.
  4. If you can’t decide between them. Flag and move on.
  5. If you cant find the keyword. Flag and move on. Its not worth wasting time deciding whether or not you’ve selected the correct keyword. 

Abstract Reasoning (750) 

If anything I practiced this the most and scored high in it. The way I arranged my mind for this section is as follows

  1. I formed a set of categories upon which I scanned each question and decided which category it best fit.
  2. The categories were; shape, colour, number, arrangement and the WHAT THE ABSOLUTE HELL category. Usually in that order. 
  3. These categories have sub categories too. For example: type of shape, features of shape that repeat in the set ( e.g. a triangle in each set). It does get more complicated sometimes where categories intermix, like  1 fully shaded triangle in the right hand corner of each box in the set. 
  4. Breathe, I know that was a lot to read. Practice makes you faster.
  5. When your in the WHAT THE ABSOLUTE HELL category, guess, flag and then move on. You most likely won’t have time to come back to this. Make an educated guess. Flagged is incase you have time to have a second look. 

Quantitate Reasoning (820)

Im being truthful here and telling you I hardly practiced QR. Im really good at mental maths. Seriously I never used the calculator throughout this section on the UKCAT and here are some tips. 

  1. READ my child READ! Because sometimes you dont need to look at the information given at all. Sometimes everything you need is in the question itself. Best believe it. 

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  1. Round, saves SO much time. If the options are in close range, round smaller. 
  2. If you’re not good in maths, practice as much as possible. Revise your times tables and know the basic formulae for area, volume, perimeter etc. Revise stats and make sure you know how to do basic ratios, percentages, mean, range etc. Make sure you know how to read a graph. 
  3. Flag anything that you dont get first time and move on. If something is time consuming, its worth moving on and finishing the easier ones. 

Decision Analysis (500) 

I still cry at this. WHY?

Funny enough, after AR I practiced this the most. When I tested myself this section was always my highest score. Funny. 

Originally posted by thatssocarl

My tips if you choose to take any is:

  1. Don't dig deep into this too much. You begin to confuse yourself dreadfully.
  2. Take your time, these are all supposedly do-able. So each one you get is one worth getting correctly. 
  3. Look for words that indicate what the sentence is about.

Situation Judgement Test (Band 1)

I scored Band 1 both times when I did the UKCAT. The first time I did it, SJT was still being trialled. My main tip for this: Read the GMC guidelines for doctors and medical students. This is what structured my way of thinking in both a professional manner and an empathetic one. Its worth reading. 


Extras

  1. Flagging is your best friend. 
  2. Love it because hating it will only discourage your preparation. Love it LOVE IT, you can hate it when its over. 
  3. If you begin to fluster during the exam because its the third question you’re flagging because you really don’t know whats going on. Take a moment. Tell yourself that you got this. Im telling you YOU GOT THIS!
  4. Dont go back, move forward. Even if you’ve flagged ten in a row move forward and only go back once you’ve been through them all. 
  5. Each question is worth a point. Whether the question is easy or hard, its still worth the same. This is why I tell you to flag the tricky ones and do all the easyish ones. 
  6. Sleep the night before and have breakfast. Stimulate your brain. 

I know this gives me a rather average overall score (goddamn you DA) but it was good enough for all the medical schools I applied too. 

Good luck! 

Kin Theory

(This theory would only apply to people who attribute their otherkinity to things of a spiritual nature.)

Personally, I like explanations for things. I don’t like to have to say “Well, that’s just how it is and we don’t have a reason”, because it is very rarely enough.

It is true that you see many more dragonkin, fictionkin, wolfkin, spacekin, etc. than you do others such as birds or fish. My questions is, Why?

One possible answer, is, of course, the ever-prevalent anti-kin statement that goes along the lines of “ Well you all just choose cool kintypes, you don’t see people being kin with uncool animals! If it was involuntary you’d see more uncool animals like blobfish!” (Always with the poor blobfish…) However, this is lacking in real substance and is based off of the assumption that kin are either lying or tricking themselves into believing falsehoods.

I’ve spent some time thinking about it, and I’ve noticed something. Many of the more common kintypes are also more intelligent, longer-lived creatures, or they are existances that are so vastly different from human life that they are nearly incomparable.

Dragons are generally intelligent, and typically live very long lives.

Fictional humans or beings with intelligence on par with or exceeding that of a human are the most common fictional kintypes.

Wolves and foxes are very intelligent animals. While they aren’t as smart as humans but they are far more intelligent, than, say, a goldfish.

Plants can certainly be long-lived and they experience a life vastly different from that of a human.

Space related kintypes are things that are very different from our experiences as humans.

Also, some people who find that they have one of those kinds of kintypes will then discover that they are kin with other things as well. For myself, remembering that I was a dragon was easy, whereas remembering my life as  a seagull was substantially more difficult.

Basically, my theory is that we  remember these lives more easily because the being that we were at the time was senitent, long-lived, or vastly different from a human being.

Any thoughts?

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Follow My Vans: Ashmore Ellis of Babes Ride Out

Riding motorcycles is all about having fun, and if you ever get the chance to meet Babes Ride Out co-founder, Ashmore Ellis, we think you’d agree that she is a true testament to that statement. With a smile on her face, and wind in her hair, Ashmore is a beaming light of positivity whose adventurous spirit and quirky sense of humor makes you want to make her your own personal motorcycle tour guide. Not to mention Ashmore and her B.F.F. Anya have been working tirelessly for over a year to organize the largest all-female moto campout, and we were lucky enough to have her share some of her favorite memories from past events as well as the struggles she’s encountered along the way. Here’s a hint: highlights include an epic solo head-bang sesh to Metallica.

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THE BEST OF THE (PAST) WEEK

As someone of you know, sometimes I write a post every Sunday (or Monday) the best thing I saw in the week. And this week was:    

 The best: Sansa & Jon reunited (Game of thrones).

When the first news come out that they would develop a tv show based on George RR Martin’s novels, I read an article that stating that some of the best aspects of the book is that it’s not a typical fight between good and evil, the hero and the villain, the book have  several complex characters acting in the gray area. This was one of my interests to read the books and later follow the show.

Despite this statement is technically true. at the same time isn’t.

And even GOT have interesting and complex characters  enough that we can write a thesis arguing if they’re good or bad, the show had Ned. Ned was the protagonist of the first book / first season, he was a good person and because he had honor and it was interesting without being hypocritical and these qualities he passed to his children, the audience found in the Stark their heroes to root for and the fact that they have always been fucked up in the entire show also helped sympathize for them.  Many bad things happen to many characters,  for most of them, they deserved it , except with the Stark.

And for six seasons we saw the Stark suffer, bleed, die, close to reunited each other again and lose the opportunity. BUT:

When Castle Black’s gates open and Jon & Sansa meet for the first time after years may be THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPEN IN THE SHOW.

It’s a Win.

It’s a victory for House Stark. A victory that for six season we were waiting.

Sansa went through hell but she matured and grew, and finally got to appreciate what really matters: family.

And right now: Jon is the only family she has.

The reunion between them was beautiful, probably one of the most emotion scenes from GOT.

The absolute silence between them as they walk toward each other, there love  here, there’s caring.  

But also some relief in their face while they hold each other, almost like a light of happiness after so much darkness.

The fact that they didn’t have a close relationship, like Arya and Jon makes the scene so damn special because in the end of the day, they’re family and family take care of each other.

The Shadowhunters books have always been some of my favorite books. I even wrote about Simon Lewis in my personal statement that got me into my first choice college. 

However, the TV show has been making me realize just how superficial most of the characters and character development were and how the world seemed flowy – the rules changed, CC has changed the way the Parabatai bond is acting from series to series, and we don’t get enough of the motivation of Valentine or even of the downworlders to truly understand them.

The TV show is giving me all I’ve wanted and more and I am so happy that @shadowhunters-official is giving the book fans easter eggs while changing and adding to the storyline to expand the world and the characters.

Guys, The show is still going end in the same, how they get there is the difference and that difference is making me fall in love with characters I tolerated in the books, giving me more to love of the characters I loved because I was able to relate them, and giving us more politics, more backstory, more intricate and deeper relationship between all characters.

An amazing example of the expansion is in the Alec and Clary relationship which Matt and Kat are slaying each and every week with by the way. Alec and Clary’s distrust of each other is reasonable for both of their characters and while jealousy is involved neither of them threaten or actually cause violence against the way they do in book. And most of all Clary understand’s Alec, do you know amazing that is. As a girl who’s accidentally outed herself to people who then caused her serious pain, Alec knowing that Clary both acknowledges his pain and respects his strength is INCREDIBLE and in one scene we got how these two characters relate to each other. Neither of them do much for themselves, they both love with every fiber of their being, and they are both in very different ways in incredible amounts of pain.

drabble: happy

I don’t know what happened. This started out as a one-shot I wrote for someone and I keep adding to it. Also this version of Bill is chaotic neutral as fuck. Continuation of this; Hunter AU, Hunter Bill, fawn!Dipper (he’s thirteen), platonic Billdip, no shipping whatsoever. Also, as a note; this variant of the AU straddles the line in that Bill isn’t human and does have some connection to the journal/its origins, but he isn’t fully aware of any of these things.

Shoutout to nopuppetstringscanholdmedown, otaku-sugar and memory-is-still-freaking-key for cheering me up enough to write a bit. : )



Three weeks, twenty-one days.

It was a silly old platitude that Bill had encountered at some point: the notion that it took three weeks (twenty-one days) to establish or break a habit. Whether this unlikely statement was actually true or not, it took about the same amount of time to become completely attached to what gradually shifted from acquisition to companion. 

Keeping the fawn around instead of killing him hadn’t been something he actually thought through before doing it. Sometimes it was a great deal of fun to just dispense with the process of planning and simply do things on a whim. There wasn’t really a plan for what to do with Dipper aside from scaring him for shits and giggles. Some people denied or made attempts to shield their true nature, but Bill fully accepted and embraced that he was both a monster and a maniac in equal parts with sadistic tendencies tacked on for good measure. It was a hell of a lot more fun to lie to other people than to yourself – for him, anyway. 

There were times when he wondered whether his humanity itself was a shield for something much darker and chaotic than just a guy who got his proverbial rocks off preying on small, furry, and adorable creatures out in the woods. 

So yeah, the kid was unplanned and as it turned out, Bill didn’t know shit about pet ownership (and taking care of anything or one, really) anyway. 

He wasn’t expecting to find himself cooking actual food on a regular basis, playing the part of security blanket during thunderstorms and nightmares, and coming to genuinely enjoy the fawn’s company. 

It took a full week of coaxing before Dipper began to accept his efforts as more than just a particularly cruel trick to get him to let his guard down. 

It also took a nightmare.

A few days after making a list of hesitantly offered food preferences and rustling up two or three other items (alongside everything else, it hadn’t occurred to Bill that the kid needed something to occupy himself with, so handing over a notebook, a couple of pens, and a few old, dusty books with strange titles discovered in the basement wasn’t a difficult request to honor), the hunter awakened to the piercing sound of someone screaming from downstairs. After a few seconds of confused irritation it clicked that Dipper was downstairs, and then he was off, rolling out of bed and grabbing one of handful of guns that he just happened to have in his bedroom and stumbling down the stairs ready to blow some intruder menacing his fawn away. 

There was no broken glass and the room appeared undisturbed save for the cervitaur thrashing wildly in his makeshift bed, alternately shrieking and whimpering in his sleep. 

The exasperation over the false alarm was but a flash in the pan; Bill dropped the weapon on the sofa and rushed over to Dipper, kneeling next to him while trying to avoid a hoof in the face and grabbing hold of his shoulders. “Dipper. Kid. Wake up, damn it.

Even unconscious, the fawn resisted, twisting out of his grip and backing against the wall. His eyes flew open, unfocused and unseeing. “No. No no no, go away.

"Wake up, dumbass!” Bill snapped, reaching for the terror-stricken fawn and seizing him by the collar. Dipper tried to pull away again, frantically scratching at his arms (and the hooves remained a constant threat; Bill was glad the kid’s antlers were still underdeveloped nubs). 

“I want to go home.”

Well just shit. The star of the kid’s nightmare was him.

Bill paused, unsure of how (or whether) to proceed. The unfamiliar feeling souring his stomach wasn’t guilt; he knew that much. He didn’t experience guilt very often. Nor was it regret. If he were to return to several weeks earlier and encounter across the fawn in the woods alone again he wouldn’t hesitate to nab him, just as before. The only thing he would do differently was perhaps being kinder to him somewhat earlier. Perhaps it was concern? 

Maybe that was it. Concern.

With a heavy sigh he dragged the kid towards him, pulling him into a tight embrace. He’d never hugged the fawn before. He didn’t really do hugs in general, so this was both unprecedented and awkward. Dipper continued struggling, still half-asleep; after a couple of minutes he regained full consciousness, initially flinching at the hunter’s presence before going limp in his arms. Bill held him closer, muttering a stream of comforting words mixed with a fair amount of softly delivered and well-intentioned expletives into his hair. “It’s okay, kid. It’s just a fucking nightmare. You’re safe.”

Dipper’s voice was shaky, probably indistinct to someone with senses that weren’t nearly as acute as Bill’s. “Am I?”

“Yeah.” It wasn’t a lie. 

“Can I go home?”

“No.” That wasn’t a lie, either.

Instead of pushing him away, Dipper returned the embrace, resting his head against the hunter’s chest. “Okay.”

He fell silent, and neither of them spoke until the moonlight streaming through the window gave way to the first rays of dawn, upon which Dipper returned to his nest of blankets and Bill moved to the sofa, falling asleep shortly after the fawn dozed off.

The nightmare, and the exchange following it, served as a turning point.

Whether through resignation or adaptation Dipper grew a bit more comfortable being around him. He still didn’t care for the collar or being chained up at night; he made that obvious, but he dealt with it, as he did the other aspects of his new home that disturbed him for whatever reason. Not without a touch of commentary, but the kid was pretty amusing, and while he reacted to Bill pointing it out with teenage frustration he was adorable when startled or pissed off. 

He began to talk more in general, asking questions or making suggestions for things. He shifted his handful of belongings around in his corner and personalized it, to an extent. Once Bill caught him humming to himself, something that sounded like a pop song. Dipper stopped immediately after being discovered and hid in the bathroom for about an hour afterwards. 

In turn Bill gave him more freedom, letting him roam about the cabin during the day. He wasn’t allowed outside alone yet, so the fawn grudgingly consented to the leash Bill came up with in exchange for fresh air and the chance to bask in the sunshine. During those times, with Bill seated on the porch and Dipper sprawled out in the grass, small chest rising as he inhaled the smell of aging trees, damp wood after the rain, and late spring flowers unfurling, a sense of lightness settled over the hunter, bringing a gentle smile to his face that would have horrified him were he completely aware of it. Subconsciously, he understood that this was a different kind of happiness than what he was used to. It was uncomfortable to acknowledge it, so he didn’t.

But he continued making pancakes, and, with Dipper’s help, learned to make a few more dishes that weren’t just meat. He dug up a few more books, and had a lengthy conversation with Dipper about the weird journal he carried around. During the next early summer thunderstorm he slept on the sofa, keeping Dipper company until the wind died and the storm petered out. The fawn helped him patch himself up after a trip out into the woods ended up in an encounter with a mountain lion that didn’t understand who he was fucking with but managed to get in a few swipes anyway. That was a head that did end up on the wall, because that’s what happened when someone started shit with Bill Cipher. 

Dipper’s only response to that statement was a mildly disturbed “Man, that’s not healthy” before resuming dabbing away at claw marks with a rag soaked in alcohol.

The hunter and the fawn co-existed on terms that eventually shifted from neutrality to relatively peaceful.

And Bill was happy. 

I’m really hesitant about that Dog’s Purpose video because not only was it PETA that released the video, but TMZ is one of the most unreliable news sources available. I’d wait a few more days until more information is released before jumping to conclusions. 

Can black people and chicanos stop shaming other black people or mexican white people because they are not steriotypically black or mexican? :) :) :)

I was literally born here in my beloved country México, my family is a little activist family in my city, I have lived my whole life here and never left the country, but I talked to some SJW here in tumblr and they told me I’m not a true mexican because I’m pale af. What am I then, bitch? ¿Qué coño soy para tí, entonces, perra?

As so for the black statement I can’t day about me, but some friend that have from here also, told me that when she went to the US she hated how they treated her because she was “not black enough”. The fuck people?

anonymous asked:

You claim that you realized that Sasuke loved Sakura when he went to save her but that's not the case AT ALL. Frankly, I think that if Karin was in Sakura's place, Sasuke would have done the same thing, thus not making Sakira special to him even the slightest.You SS fans just need an excuse to show that Sasuke loves Sakura when he would have done the same for Karin, it's pathetic really. SK fans are far more maturer than you SS.

I can’t believe you were able to type out all of that without realizing how ridiculous you sound. So allow me to break down how stupid your post truly is.

  • Stupidity No.1 - You’re factually stating that my opinion isn’t true at all, which is already a stupid thing to do. But if that wasn’t enough, you’re also basing your statement on your own headcanon, saying that you “think” that Sasuke would have done the same. If there was ever a prime example for a weak argument, this is it. You deserve plaudits. 
  • Stupidity No.2 - You then claim that this would render Sakura not special to Sasuke at all, as if your headcanon somehow negates the fact that while Sasuke ignored the Village’s pleas for help, he rushed back to Save Sakura. Thus, proving that she obviously is special to him Anon, and your baseless theory doesn’t prove otherwise.
  • Stupidity No.3 - Why are you saying that SS fans need an “excuse” to show that Sasuke loves Sakura, when in my initial post, I already gave two very explicit examples as evidence? If you think Sasuke loves Karin so much and she’s on the same or on an even higher level than Sakura, then why didn’t Sasuke choose her instead? It’s not as if Karin was unavailable, and she made it perfectly clear how she felt about him. So you let that sink in for a minute… Or an hour, depending on how stubborn you are.
  • Stupidity No.4 - Why do you keep on saying that he would have done the same for Karin? What are you basing this on? All you have is this headcanon, which I’m sure stems from what happened during the Killer Bee confrontation, which again, doesn’t prove that he’d prioritise Karin over the village. I’ve never been one to downplay Sasuke and Karin’s relationship Anon, but what you’re doing here is just displaying unprecedented levels of reaching in order to make SK more special than it actually is. Sakura is canonically more special to Sasuke than Karin is, you’re just gonna have to accept that.
  • Stupidity No.5 - And after all that, you call us pathetic, and claim that  “SK fans are far more maturer”… When you were the one who was trying to justify your juvenile reaching by giving me headcanons. I’ll just let you ponder on that Anon.

And that’s all the ways in which your post was utterly silly. Do try and learn from this Anon, because you didn’t do your fandom any favours with this.