The Magical Bur-girl, or Shoujo Stack, with a layer of mascots, crying eye slaw, a hearty slab of medium rare sparklemeat, massaged with a rose and pearl rub. All nestled in a grief seed bun, and held with a sailor scouts hair accessory. Order up!
I’ve decided to start doing fic recs that nobody even asked for. But there are so many great stories out there that deserve way more recognition, so why not share them with some more people. Even though some of them are quite popular.
“You… you still have the dress form I got you for your eighteenth birthday? You’ve kept it for ten years, Harry?” Louis’ eyes flick around Harry’s studio. It’s big and modern, with floor to ceiling windows that help flood the room in bright sunlight, just like the lobby. However, he can’t stop staring at the faded, but present, heart surrounding the “H + L” written delicately in Louis’ handwriting in the center of the mannequin.
Louis is a songwriter who is nominated for a Grammy and he needs a suit. Fast. He seeks out help from a very popular, very mysterious designer who just so happens to be his ex-boyfriend.
Self-indulgent high school AU where Harry jogs the track at Louis’ school ever morning. “Enjoying the view?” the sweaty boy asks shakily, still catching his breathe. Wow, he really needs to stop panting before Louis rips his shirt off and –“Just wondering why anyone in their right mind would be out in shorts right now running laps through the fog. My butt’s freezing just sitting here mate.”
Maybe not,” Ed pipes up. “This sounds weird but I have a friend who might be able to help you.”
“Is it a priest? I think an exorcism is the only option here, mate.”
“Right, so like, remember my kitten Graham?” At everyone’s nods, he continues, “Well when I got him he was a bit of a prick. He was just scared, but he wasn’t very pleasant to be around. So my friend Harry comes around one day to hang out and he just, like, bonds with him. After an hour he had him snuggling in his lap. He’s going to school to be a vet I think, and he volunteers in an animal shelter so he’s got lots of experience I guess. But anyway, he developed a bit of a reputation after that and now everyone calls him the Cat Whisperer.”
“You have a friend everyone calls the Cat Whisperer,” Louis says, “And you’ve neglected to tell me this until now.”
[louis inherits a demon cat. harry is a cat whisperer.]
Some photos from the tutu making course I took this weekend (it’s not ready yet). I can say that the process is completely exhausting and entirely worth the effort. But no wonder ballet costumes aren’t cheap!
“Infamous boybander leaves club together with unknown,” read the headline. Underneath were pictures of a boy with dark curls, green eyes and very tight pants. They both studied the article for a moment, reading it through quickly. “Is that…?” Louis frowned. That guy almost looked exactly like… “HOLY FUCKING SHIT!” “Louis,” Niall said, looking absolutely fucked over. “You just fucked the most wanted guy on earth. You just fucked Harry Styles of One Direction.”
Or, the one where Harry and Louis meet at a club and Louis takes Harry home, only for him to realize that the boy who just made him breakfast half naked is Harry Styles from One Direction.
It’s Louis’ senior year, and he’s dead set on doing it right. However, along with his pair of cleats, a healthy dose of sarcasm and his ridiculous best friend, he’s also got a complicated family, a terrifyingly uncertain future, and a mortal enemy making his life just that much worse. Mortal enemies “with benefits” was not exactly the plan.
Or: The one where Louis and Harry definitely aren’t friends, and football is everything.
AU in which the boys still make music. Louis is the concertmaster of the London Symphony Orchestra, Harry is the New! and Exciting! interim conductor/ex-cello prodigy who “has made Mozart cool again” according to Esquire Magazine (Louis hates him immediately, which is definitely why he internet stalked him in his dark bedroom late at night that one time), and Niall is the best. Zayn and Liam are around too.
Marinette used to be a simple ladybug wandering around the forest, when she encountered Prince Nathaniel dancing all by himself. She is moved by his dance, but mourns his lack of emotions.
When he leaves, an old man appears, introducing himself as Master Fu. He gived her a pendant that allows her to change into a human.
As a human she attends the same ballet school as Nathaniel. She’s a clumsy and unskilled dancer, but she always tries her very best. She makes quick friends with a girl named Alya, who thinks she’s adorable. Things go as normal (including a lot of blushing and stuttering around Nathaniel, who is clueless)
Until someone named Hawkmoth begins making trouble. He akumatises seemingly random people, and it’s up to Marinette to save them by using her necklace to transform into Ladybug, a graceful ballerina with magical powers.
As she defeats the akumatised people, purifying the akuma, the butterflies return to Nathaniel. With each new butterfly, a piece of his heart is restored and his emotions gradually return.
But a newcomer isn’t about to let his emotions be restored so easily - Adrien Agreste, a dancer in the advanced ballet class, son of Hawkmoth, is instructed to keep Ladybug from restoring the prince’s heart. Adrien is granted the ability to become Chat Noir in order to counter Ladybug’s attempts, but he has his own motive - Chat Noir loves Ladybug far too much to let Nathaniel have her, and he is willing to fight her if necessary, especially when he falls for her as normal Marinette too…
(Kinda a spin on the original plot - Chat is basically Kraehe, but he’s in love with Ladybug instead of with Nathaniel, such as was the case with the original characters)
I don’t know… I enjoy this concept…