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Idk if Owen Teague is gonna be in Chapter 2, guys…..I mean his back probably still hurts from pULLING ALL THE WEIGHT OF PATRICK HOCKSTETTER’S CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT ALL BY HIMSELF THE FIRST TIME AROUND AND WE WOULDN’T WANT THE SCREENWRITERS TO GET AN OUCHIE

I get a lot of questions about my travel journals, so I thought I’d make a post about my tips, tricks, and essentials for on-the-go journaling! Keep Reading if you’re interested~

(Disclaimer: a give in, but I thought it’d be worth saying- this is all up to personal preference! This is all of the stuff that is necessary for me, personally, when I’m journaling on the go, but it’s all customizable to whatever intentions you have in mind and what supplies you have. Please don’t think you need to spend money in order to record some great memories!)

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Some parents

Reading all the stories about kids and parents lately reminded me of something that happened a couple of years ago. It’s pretty long, but I had to live through it so 😂

Our entry way has automatic sliding doors that open with a sensor. Then you’re in the vestibule / cart area where straight ahead is another automatic sliding door that is an entrance, it only opens from this side. To the left is a single sliding door, this is the exit. It only opens from inside the store and not the vestibule. This is important to the story.

So I’m out on the floor and don’t see it first hand but had to review the cameras for the mountain of paperwork this caused so I’m very confident in what happened.

A woman walks into the store. Through both doors and turns right towards the kitchen gadget area. Trailing WAY behind her is her three year old son. She’s already in the store before he toddles through the first door and into the vestibule. At the same time another customer exist through the exit doors and through the main doors and leaves.

This kid is three years old. I had to write up a report, that was his actual age. He can’t see his mom. He’s confused. He doesn’t know what way to go so he heads to the exit door which is now closing behind the other customer that left.

Remember how this door only senses people exiting the store? It doesn’t sense him.

He gets smooshed in the door, which couldn’t sense him.

Well all hell broke loose.

He was fine. Physically. Perfectly fine. Just scared and crying. The mom wanted us to pay with our actual lives for this happening.

She wasn’t even near her kid. She didn’t even see it happen. Why weren’t you near your kid? He was three! He could have been kidnapped. He could have wandered into the parking lot and got hit by a car. He did get hurt because she didn’t care. Because she just left him outside the store. She’s lucky he even went into the right store.

She even said we should have the doors labeled more clearly. They are, I pointed that out. She’s then like - he can’t read he’s 3. Then what are the other labels supposed to have done in this situation, lady???

She said we should put uno cards on the doors because he loves that game and would have known to stop if he saw it.

Ok. So that would stop him but not all 3 year olds play uno. I’ve never played uno and I’m 27. It’s a very specific label for a specific person.

She said she’d never shop here again and left. Oh man, what a day. Keep an eye on your kids, people.

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The Salt Murder

No story is more inspirational or heart-rending than a story about a single mother fighting for the the life of her sick child. Twenty-five-year old Lacey Spears of Decateur, Alabama, presented herself as such a mother - from 2012 she frequently blogged about her life as a single mother, and chronicled the mysterious illnesses that plagued her young son, Garnett.

Lacey Spears was born in Kentucky to an upstanding family, and from all accounts she had a happy childhood and adolescence. Her friends remember her as being ‘obsessed’ with becoming a mother, and when Lacey fell pregnant in 2008 at the age of twenty-one she was over the moon. The baby’s father, Chris Hill, supported her financially through her pregnancy, but was never a presence in the child’s life. Garnett-Paul Spears was born healthy in November 2008.

Despite an uncomplicated birth and an initial period of perfect health, Garnett Spears was soon being brought into hospital with a variety of health concerns; his ears were aching, he seemed difficult to soothe, and he was wracked with tremors. Most troubling of all, baby Garnett could not eat. Lacey complained to confused medical staff that Garnett could not keep food down, and he would require a feeding tube. Doctors assured Lacey a feeding tube was unnecessary, and ran a battery of tests on Garnett to find the cause of his eating troubles. All tests showed that Garnett was perfectly normal, and he was always sent home.

As Garnett grew older his health issues seemed to worsen; Lacey became a common sight in the ER room in Decateur, clutching a sickly Garnett in her arms. Twice the baby was rushed to the emergency room after Lacey reported him having seizures. When he was nine months old a doctor finally agreed to insert a feeding tube into Garnett, hoping to alleviate his eating troubles. A day after he was discharged Lacey Spears packed up and left town - thus beginning a strange journey from hospital to hospital all over the country, trying to find out what was wrong with Garnett, and documenting it all on a blog called 'Garnett’s Journey’.

By age five Garnett had become something of a minor internet star; thousands of people offered support and kindness to him over the internet, through the blog that Lacey regularly updated with photos. However, people close to Lacey began to notice something was not adding up; Garnett was often seen eating quite normally at restaurants, and his own grandmother noted that he had a good appetite and never threw up unless Lacey was present. Another close friend even confronted Lacey with her suspicions, saying that the boy was only ill whenever his mother served him food.

In January 2014, Lacey Spears admitted Garnett to Nyack Hospital in New York, claiming her son had suffered a seizure. She took no previous records with her, and so medical staff were largely unaware of Garnett’s history or the fact doctors had deemed him perfectly healthy. Lacey fed the nurses a number of strange stories about Garnett’s health, and insisted that doctors operate on him immediately. The nurses were shocked at the suggestion, especially since test results showed Garnett was in good physical condition. They decided to keep the little boy in for a day of observation, where he seemed to thrive. Then, a few days later, Garnett took a turn for the worse; just minutes after accompanying Lacey to the bathroom the child began to clutch his head and scream, and then rapidly fell into a semi-coma. Frantic doctors airlifted Garnett to a specialist hospital, but it was no use - just a day later Garnett Spears was dead. The cause of death was determined to be brain swelling. Lacey had been online most of the time documenting Garnett’s condition, and even posted a photo of her son’s inert body being worked on by medical staff. But it was the result of a blood test that would reveal the true extent of her callousness.

Just after his final collapse a nurse had taken a blood sample from Garnett - it revealed that there was 182 mg of sodium in his bloodstream, or the equivalent of sixty-five packets of McDonalds salt. There is no way the little boy could have accidentally ingested this much salt; somebody had forcibly poured it into his feeding tube. But who?

It soon became apparent that Lacey Spears was involved in Garnett’s death; when police reviewed the camera footage in the ward Garnett was staying in on the day he fell into a coma, they observed Lacey leading him into a bathroom three times; after each bathroom visit, Garnett is visibly sicker. A neighbour made a statement that suggested Lacey was trying to get rid of evidence - just a day after Garnett’s passing, Lacey had begged a neighbour woman to destroy two plastic bags and several drinking straws in the kitchen. Upon being recovered, the bags were found to have contained at least two pounds of salt. Lacey Spears was promptly arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

During her trial it became apparent that Lacey suffered from severe mental instability; several experts declared that she had been poisoning Garnett with salt for practically his entire life, and she did it because she enjoyed the attention and sympathy it brought her. Lacey’s blog about Garnett was not intended to help the boy or raise awareness, but merely as a vehicle to attract more attention to herself. Lacey never admitted to poisoning Garnett or administering the fatal dose of salt, instead blaming the hospital where he died for his death. Lacey Spears was found guilty of murder in September 2014 and sentenced to twenty years without parole.

Blu-ray Review: The Creep Behind the Camera

The Creep Behind the Camera tells the creepy story of the making of a not-so-creepy movie, The Creeping Terror. The 1964 sci-fi/horror film is commonly considered one of the worst films ever made, best remembered for being skewered on Mystery Science Theater 3000. But, as evidenced by The Creep Behind the Camera, the events that occurred behind the camera are far more interesting than anything that made it on the screen.

The Creep Behind the Camera is part biopic, part documentary. The fascinating true story is largely told through reenactments, but it occasionally cuts to interviews with those involved in the original production to share their firsthand accounts. It can be equated to Tim Burton’s Ed Wood, if its subject were a bona fide psychopath. Not only that, Plan 9 from Outer Space may as well be Citizen Kane next to The Creeping Terror.

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My coworker called me at 5 in the morning because he was balancing the safe and it was 100 under. Queue a shit storm- had to get all the managers involved and we reviewed the camera.... he literally knocked a pile of twenties off the desk behind it. And never thought to look around before he caused the launch of a GIANT investigation that pulled us all from our beds early and on days off... ffs look on the floor

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Fujifilm X100s

Before I begin talking about the camera I’d like to quickly talk about this review.
This review isn’t a readout of stats or charts, you can find these in a hundred places across the web. You’re not about to read a documentation of features or specifications.

This is a purely personal account of my experience.

Fuji X100s ‘in real life’

Just over two weeks ago I was sent the X100s and since then it’s barely left my side.I’ve shot several genres with it so far, celebrity magazine editorial, fashion, street, commercial, boudoir, product, landscape and also a few family snaps on our travels.
In every instance this camera has shrugged off everything I’ve thrown at it, from dim low light conditions to catching subjects within busy high contrast scenes filled with movement. Don’t let it’s humble size fool you, this machine is fully mission capable!

From the moment I picked this camera out of the box it felt 'right’. The discreet grip fits perfectly into even my fairly large hands. Though the camera is small in size all the controls glide effortlessly into place and there’s never been a moment of fumbling through minute controls for a button. In fact, you need never remove your eye from the viewfinder at all!

It has to be said that the design of this camera and it’s layout could be described in three words:
elegant, concise, and intuitive. The camera will definitely strike a chord with anyone familiar with the old
film rangefinders. From anywhere but the back it would be easy for a passer by to confuse the two.
Far from a dated rehash, this camera is classic, sleek and refined.

If there is one thing that had provoked debate with the X100s it’s the fixed lens. A 35mm f/2 is hardly unusual for a rangefinder camera and there would be no denying that the quality is fantastic. The fujinon glass and x-trans CMOS II sensor are a match made in heaven and are clearly designed to work in perfect harmony. One look at the beautiful tonal rendition they capture will say more than I could put here. As someone who only shoots wider then 100mm equiv on the rarest of occasions, I expected to find the 35mm more of a hindrance than anything else. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Had I been the designer, 35mm equiv would not have been my first choice. That said, it was without doubt the right choice. Also, not having to worry about dust spots is rather pleasant.

The “S” in this instance certainly stands for speed, not only is the focusing blink-fast but everything about this camera seems to happen as fast as you think of it. There is a customisable “Fn” Button capable of being assigned to any of 10 different uses (I set mine as ISO) which sitting beside the shutter release makes quick alterations almost subconscious. Changing a setting just happens, it’s all right under your fingertips. My three main settings in constant touch and all other main settings accessible with one push of the Q menu button. Short of mind reading it couldn’t be more responsive!

On my recent shoot with faceon magazine and fashion tv we had a high pressure celebrity fashion editorial to shoot with a bustling team and quick changes to locations and constantly changing lighting conditions. The camera handled it effortlessly, didn’t even break a sweat. AWB was spot on in every shot, focusing didn’t miss a beat and the lack of physical bulk made it easy to capture the shot even when hanging from a stairwell.

The discreet size didn’t just make things easier here, when shooting street and location based fashion I was able to easily pull the camera out, get the shot and move on not only at speed but also without drawing too much attention to myself. Not something easily achievable with my usual dslr with grip and big lenses. To many this feature alone will be worth it’s weight in gold.

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say this camera has reignited my passion with photography and inspired me with a multitude of new ideas. The ease of use combined with the impeccable image quality is liberating to say the least. It’s true what they say, the less equipment you carry, the more fun you’ll have.

One final thing that really sets the X100s apart from similar cameras is its low light capability. Sharp f/2 lens and barely any visible noise even up to ISO3200 is an invaluable combination.

Understandably this isn’t the camera for everyone, the fixed lens will not suit wildlife fanatics and the small, retro-esque styling will not be to everyones tastes. For me however, it’s a dream. I’ve taken to carrying it everywhere and I’ve so much I’d like to shoot with that I never would consider with a dslr.

The gist of the X100s

It’s pretty.

It’s small. It’ll maybe fit in your jacket pocket.

Or it can fit into a tiny messenger, along with a jacket, eReader, spare batteries, tool kit, gaffer tape, twine, leatherman, a bag of almonds……

It’ll make you invisible–people don’t notice you, dead silent when shooting, easy to conceal.

It does a good job of staying out of the way. Quick to power on, shoot, and power off again.

It’s worth saying again: the camera is dead silent. No one will hear your camera while shooting. You won’t hear your camera while shooting. It’s wonderfully stealthy and inconspicuous.

Metering, latitude/dynamic range, and resolution are all spot on and high quality. Not great with texture/foliage, but solid enough. A bit of sharpness goes a long way.

Lightroom, 200%, zero’d/as shot, f4-5.6, ISO 200, 1/250-1/640

The lens is gorgeous.The bokeh is gorgeous.

Manual focusing is smart, intuitive, and seamless. Peaking works, and split view works, though I think split view is more novel than useful (and not truly like a traditional split finder as others have said).

AF is not faster than a proper DSLR, but it works great in good light. AF can work in dim light, but the assist light is practically mandatory.

Auto ISO works. ISO 3200 is great for dive bars.

There’s a flash. There’s a hot shoe. It has a leaf shutter and a commander mode. There’s a built in ND filter too. Lots of potential for lighting work.

Video. It’s there. Motion panorama. It’s there. I do appreciate 1080p/60 is available.

You can Instagram with Eye-Fi. Built-in Wi-Fi would be better though.

Weight is actually well distributed and balanced. It will stay upright on a table.

I got asked about Film Simulation a few times. I wouldn’t say they look like their respective stocks, it’s mainly contrast and saturation. Out of camera JPGs are nice in any case, but for RAW it won’t be applicable.

In order, Provia (default), Astia, Velvia, Pro Neg H, Pro Neg S

RAW files are big. About 475 images on a 16GB card.

With moderate use, I went 3 days before killing a battery. Haven’t done a proper analysis/done a full shoot day so can’t say how many shots. When it did die, there was no early warning and I didn’t have my spare on hand. Always have a spare.

Some other quips:

  • There is a learning curve compared with other cameras. Easy enough to overcome though.
  • Still room for improvement to the interface. “Q” menu not customizable. Additional buttons could help with more direct settings access.
  • The On/Off switch is a bit too easy to flick by accident. At least when in a pocket.
  • Doesn’t come standard with a filter thread on the lens.
  • Fuji accessories/batteries are expensive. Buy off-brand/3rd party. Just as good for 40-80% less.

This camera is for you if:

  • You want DSLR-like performance without the DSLR
  • You don’t want to compromise
  • You are tired of missed shots because you didn’t want to bring out a bulky camera and are relying on subpar cellphone/consumer cameras
  • You don’t shoot with a telephoto (you can purchase a wide angle adapter if you want)
  • You want something that fits with a grab-and-go lifestyle
  • You miss/enjoy the experience of an all manual film camera
  • You want to be invisible while shooting

It’s not going to replace a professional kit or overtake it in function and image quality. I’m still going to use my D700 for jobs. But it’s 90% of the way there in a package you can have on you 100% of the time. Of the few quibbles I have with the camera, none make it a dealbreaker or degrade usability.

I highly recommend this camera. It is well worth every dollar and cent. Compromise is a key term because I feel like many of the recent high end mirrorless and compact cameras make some form of compromise that’s a dealbreaker. Either the sensor is too small (Olympus, Nikon), the lens too large and poorly spec’d (Sony), the interface cumbersome (the older Fuji X cameras), the camera too dumbed down (Canon, Nikon), the operation too slow (Sigma, older Fuji X cameras), or the entire system priced too high (Leica, Sony RX1).

The X100s has a great sensor at a good size, a lens that is fast, well made, and small, an interface that is easy to navigate with direct access to settings and functions, fast operation, silent shooting, a leaf shutter, ND filter, good flash support, 1080p/60, and all of it well priced compared to the field. It’s a no compromise camera that will let you create images and stay out of your way while doing it.

In short, I like it.

Fujifilm X100 Real World Review

A few months ago Fuji were kind enough to lend me a press copy of their Fujifilm X100 camera which I took with me on a few of the cover shoots that I have Art Directed using it as a behind the scenes camera. Below is my real world review – not a technical review as there are hundreds on the internet already, to me the most important thing about a camera is a) how it feels in my hands and b) the image quality, I am not interested in the megapixel race nor constant pixel peeping for any sign of “noise” as once the images are printed these things generally become irrelevant.


The first impression, the minute I picked up the X100 I was pleasantly surprised at the weight of it, so many cameras are plastic and flimsy feeling, but the X100 felt solid and robust, something that felt quality, it’s predominantly made of metal so it feels like a premium product. The nicest thing about the X100 and the reason for my interest in it is the separate aperture dial and shutter speed dial on the body & lens, I have been longing for a fully manual camera that feels like using an old Pentax K1000 or even better a Leica, Fuji have achieved this as forgetting the screen on the back you could well be fooled into thinking this is a 35mm retro film camera. It has the intuition and feel of the metal SLR’s I grew up using.


I was skeptical about the viewfinder on the X100 as so many viewfinders on small cameras are little to no use at all. I can gladly say that Fuji have nailed it on the X100, the viewfinder is large bright and displays a wealth of information interchangeable in the menu system. It also sports an EVF which is selectable by flicking a switch on the front of the camera which transforms the optical viewfinder into an electronic viewfinder, giving you a “what you see is what you get” view, changes made appear in real time in the EVF. Although good, I preferred using the optical viewfinder, the nicest thing about it was that it gives you frame lines so you can see “outside of the frame” meaning you can predict what is coming into frame as opposed to just seeing through the lens like on normal DSLRs. It does of course have a LCD screen on the back of the camera that one can use to compose images or video on, but whats the poin when it has such a great optical viewfinder, I purely just used the screen for reviewing the shots or accessing the menu functions. You can actually review the last shot taken in the viewfinder after taking it, but this slows you down as you have to touch the shutter button to reactive it to make it ready to take another image.

After switching the camera on and working my way around the menu system I started to take my first shots and was instantly amazed at how quiet it is. Literally just a “snick” or “click” barely audible, you can’t even feel it through the body, at that moment I knew I would like this camera for unobtrusive behind the scenes shots. Because the X100 has an electronic shutter this gives little to no effect in terms of camera shake from pressing the shutter button, on most DSLR’s you can feel the mirror slapping and shaking the camera every time you click the button, but the tiny “snick” of the shutter on the X100 allows you to use the camera at lower shutter speeds without the risk of camera shake, which is especially helpful when shooting in dark conditions where you are often operating with very slow shutter speeds.


Previously using my Canon 5DMkII I find that unless I am using a telephoto lens, the subject is aware that I am taking pictures because of the large mirror slap noise every time you take a frame, but the X100 is so quiet and discreet that it’s hard to know when you have taken a shot, even for me I found myself sometimes checking if I had taken a shot because the shutter is so quiet!. It’s perfect for unobtrusive photography like street photography or behind the scenes stuff as there is little to no audible shutter noise.


Autofocus on the camera seems to be fairly fast & accurate, it becomes a little bit slower and more sluggish in dimly lit situations where it struggles to find a focus point, bit normally after a few tries it locks on. I didn’t try manual focus on the camera and from what I have read from other users it’s not really practical as the focus ring is constantly turns making it very slow to manual focus, maybe fine for static product photography, but not very practical for shooting moving people.


I found that ramping the iso up to 800, 1600, or even 3200 iso still gave me clean & detailed results, what “noise” that was present was like that associated with film grain rather than the blotchy mosaic look so many cameras seem to have at higher iso’s.

The X100 has a 12 megapixel sensor. I believe that the whole megapixel race is corporate marketing tool to make the consumer think that by purchasing the newest camera with the biggest pixel count will make your images better and make you a better photographer. There is a fad for camera manufacturers to cram in as many megapixels they can onto the sensor which actually has a detrimental affect to the actual image quality, it makes the images much more “noisier”. In the real world to the average consumer 10-12 Megapixels is more than enough to print full page or even a double page spread in a magazine, let alone billboard size through image interpolation. The only advantage in having a higher megapixel count is the ability to crop in on an image. These days the majority of people view their images on the computer screen, so immediately they are zooming in to 100% to see how it looks, but in practical terms this generally has no relation to what an image looks like once printed, be it on paper or in a magazine, something that looks “noisy” on screen will often look different in print. The 12 Megapixels is more than enough for my personal needs and professional needs, the image quality from the files speaks volume of Fuji’s choice to keep the pixel count to a sensible level.

The raw files from the X100 have a lot of range for adjustments and I was really pleased with the quality to the files, they didn’t feel like they came from a small little camera like the X100. The files I produced were cropped to 16:9 just because I like that format, but they hold up well to cropping into them.

 

Overall in practical terms I really enjoyed shooting with the X100, it was a really nice change from holding a large DSLR, the limitations of a fixed lens meant that I had to physically move closer to the subject, but I found that I was experimenting more with composition via the optical viewfinder as the frame lines allow for you to have that extra control over what you put in the final image.


Would I recommend one? Yes, if you like small unobtrusive cameras, can live with a fixed focal length and appreciate high quality products then bar spending £1,000+ more on a digital Leica body alone then glass on top, the Fuji is the next best thing in my book and will give you an enjoyable experience with quality results.


*EDIT* I have since purchased the X100 for my own personal work, preferring to leave my cumbersome 5DMKii at home, the X100 is a dream to shoot with & carry, the newer firmware update V1.3 has addressed a number of bug bears, most improved is the autofocus which is now much more stable and snappier. All in all this is a near perfect camera, Fuji have really nailed it on the head with the X100 & I look forward to seeing future developments on their models.

 

Руководство по выбору фотокамеры. Вводная часть

Ко мне часто поступают вопросы о том, какую камеру купить при определенном бюджете или предпочтениях, а также просто абстрактные вопросы вроде: хочу купить камеру и не знаю, что выбрать.

Конечно рынок фототехники сейчас огромен. Выбрать камеру «просто так», потому что хочется – задача очень сложная. И в первую очередь, я бы советовал определиться с тремя вещами: для каких целей нужна камера, какой бюджет и уровень подготовки пользователя.

Эта статья будет первой среди таких материалов в этом блоге, которые могут помочь в выборе. Именно поэтому она представляет достаточно обобщенные выкладки по типам камер, имеющихся на рынке в данный момент (апрель 2017 года). Я не преследовал цель указать на самую лучшую камеру, вместо этого я даю обзор и множество вариантов. Да, я специально не стал разбирать профессиональные модели, так как профессионалы обычно знают, что конкретно им нужно.

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I Don’t Want the World to See Me (Cause I Don’t Think that They’d Understand) #11

Write a companion piece, I said.  It’ll be fun, I said.  It’s just drabbles, it won’t take too long.  

I’m still lying to myself as I post this 3k+ ‘drabble.’

This is a companion piece for When Everything’s Made to be Broken (I Just Want You to Know Who I Am) from Bucky’s POV - if you haven’t yet read WEMtbB, this won’t make much sense.

#11 takes place during part 41

***If this is your first time reading through, and you HAVEN’T yet read through part 45 of WEMtbB, this will contain major spoilers***

Word count: 3251 *slams head into desk*

Warnings:

For the entire work:  Language (I have a potty mouth), violence, and angst.  This will probably get pretty dark later on, and there will be smut.  If that’s not your thing, you may want to avoid this story.

Additional warnings specific to this part: thinly veiled threats, injury, violence, threats/mentions of death, panic, anxiety    If I need to add anything else, PLEASE LET ME KNOW.  If you don’t want me to publish the ask, I won’t, or you can feel free to do it as a Nonnie.  I will not take offense to any trigger warning requests.   Your well-being is important to me and I do NOT want to trigger anyone.

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This comforted me ☺️ "Horan has tapped some top producers — including Greg Kurstin, Julian Bunetta and Jacquire King — and they’ve decided to showcase him, unfussy and without any tricks. The album is a lot like its cover — a portrait of an artist looking straight and honestly into the camera."

that whole review was so !!!! like, insofar as a review can be soft and warm, that review was a DREAM 

The Drake Family || Sam Drake x Reader ||

Characters: Sam Drake x Reader

Fandom: Uncharted

Request: Yup! Thank you <3 [Omg do a sam drake x reader when they are at cassie’s birthday with their kid too and it’s all family fluff and they are a great family]

Prompt: You and Sam have been invited to Cassie’s third birthday, and you bring along your own kid who’s just now turned four. 

Tags: @rafeadderall @missdictatorme @dragonjedihobbit @shararogers (message me if you want to get tagged so you get notifications when I post content! x)

Word Count: 1,354

A/N: Okay so this is written in second person P.O.V, I thought i’d give it a shot and see how you guys like it! Was also going to have Sully in this but decided to make it a Drake Family Hangout. (was also gunna add the whole gang, like chloe and cutter and marisa but yeah na, didn’t)


Settling down was something Samuel Drake never thought he’d do, the thought of family and mundane life had always in some ways, freaked him out. But when he met you it was like his fears had disappeared. He wanted nothing more than to settle down with you, and when you two finally got married it wasn’t too long before a baby was well on the way. 

Still a happy little family the three of you weren’t a typical family. In fact treasure hunting was more prominent in your lives still, and both you and Sam were glad to be bringing up your daughter in a life of adventure and action. She was a complete daddy’s girl, always stuck at Sam’s hip and it just made you adore the both of them more. 

The three of you strolled down the beach, sand squishing between your feet and the sun beating down. Two beach houses were seen off in the distance and it was surely Nate and Elena’s homes. One house which they lived in and the other strictly a working space for them. “Well, here we are!” You grinned, peering across at your daughter Avery, who was propped up on Sam’s shoulders. 

“You excited to see Uncle Nate and Aunty Elena?” You played with her toes making her giggle, “and Cassie!” she shouted pointing up ahead at the houses, you could see clearly now that there were the three familiar faces hanging outside, enjoying the sun with cold beers in their hands. However Avery was pointing at a very familiar blonde headed toddler running amuck in the sand. 

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The Door (Chapter 10)

An Undertale Fanfiction by: Topaz Shadowwolf
Undertale is owned by: Toby Fox
Setting: Post neutral run when Papyrus dies with chapter intros being before the child fell.
Relationships: Sans and Toriel is the main focus, with a little bit of Undyne and Alphys
Rating: I’m thinking Teen?
Heads up: There is some depressed thoughts, feelings of worthlessness/wanting to die, mention of major character death, and the occasional bad word. Oh, and flowey being flowey, so you know, psychological/physical trauma. I really don’t want to say much more since I really don’t want to spoil anything further down the road…

You can read it on AO3!
Here is Ch 9 Ch 8 Ch 7 Ch 6 Ch 5 Ch 4 Ch 3, Ch 2, and Ch 1 on Tumbler.

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