cave-scene

[during the cave scene]

Katara: I’m sorry I reacted the way I did… You’re from the Fire Nation…

Zuko: Oh, well, I’m not with the Fire Nation anymore; it’s just me.

Katara: [sympathetically] Just you? Just you, how could that be?

Zuko: Well, I- I was the Fire Nation prince, but they kicked me out.

Katara: Why?

Zuko: Ah, well, you know how sometimes there’ll be a pack of coyote-hawks that are feasting on a rabbit-lizard, and there’s always one small, runt of a coyote-hawk that’s being kept from the meal?

Katara: [understandingly] Yes.

Zuko: I’m like the rabbit-lizard.

[long, awkward pause]

Katara: …Oh.

Jason’s telling the Bellarke story, and it’s romantic.

*I’ve never written meta or spec or anything like that before, I am a known shitposter, but I had a lot on my mind so just stay with me while I attempt this.

Ok guys, I know the finale has us all drowning in our tears and the looming hellatus has us quivering in our boots, but I am here to offer a bit of Blarke hope.

Jason is writing romantic Bellarke. It’s in the story, and after the finale and his recent interviews I am more confident than ever. He might hate us, and want to torture us, and stretch this slow burn out as long as humanly possible, but he’s telling the a story and Bellarke is at the center of it. 

Now to my “evidence” or whatever:

The Writing

Let’s take a look at our most iconic Bellarke episodes over the last couple of years and also look at who wrote those episodes, focusing on two writers in particular: the show runner, and the man he was ready to hand over the reigns to.

  • 2x16: the iconic “together” moment, and the entire good-bye scene (Jason)
  • 3x02: Bellamy losing his shit, going after Clarke, the cave scene, “WE CANT LOSE CLARKE” (Aaron and Wade)
  • 3x15: “I trust you”, “You’re not the only one trying to save someone you care about.” “START WITH BELLAMY BLAKE” (Aaron and Wade)
  • 4x01: oh boy, “Thanks for keeping me alive”, Bellamy losing his shit both times Echo threatens Clarke’s life, the very intentional cut to Bellamy’s face when Clarke talks about /exa, the return of “princess” (Jason)
  • 4x12: roadtrip flirting, worried Bellamy as Clarke takes off her helmet, the blarke of it all (Aaron and Wade)
  • 4x13: the hug, the face caress that haunts my dreams, the entire head and the heart discussion, “I’ve got you for that”, “I left her behind”, Clarke radioing Bellamy every single day for 2199 days (Jason)
    • *yes I know other moments like the s2 reunion hug, the s3 beach hug, and the list episode were by other writers, but that’s not my focus

Are you seeing the pattern here? Either Jason or Aaron/Wade write the most important Bellarke scenes of each season. We have the biggest known Blarke writer on staff (imo) and the actual show runner responsible for these treasures. 

THEN, you add the fact that Jason was ready to let Aaron take over, if his other pilot got picked up. He trusted Aaron, a known Blarke stan, to continue the story he was telling. Isn’t that suspicious? 

But just think, our 2 biggest Bellarke episodes were written by Jason.

Planning

So we’re all aware that Jason says he knows where he wants the show to go for about 6 seasons - even if I still think 3a was a mess and not the original storyline for reasons. He has planned out how this show ends and he’s had that ending since he started. 

He wouldn’t be responsible for writing such iconic (romantic) Bellarke moments and interweaving that into the plot if it didn’t go anywhere. The man is trash and I wouldn’t trust him to buy my groceries, but he knows what he’s doing and he knows how to tell a story, even if he gets it twisted sometimes. He knows where to starts and how to end - which is why he writes the first and last episode of every season.

Their Story

“First of all, Bellamy and Clarke have always been at the center of this show. It has always been the story of — on some level — Clarke and her relationship to Bellamy. […]” -Jason Rothenberg

I think we’ve all learned to take Jason’s interviews with a grain of salt, but he knows what story he’s telling.

The show is about them. He is writing their story, and he has been from the beginning. Which is all especially evident when you look at the S1 script leaks that blessed us this year, and what was cut out, aka DAY TRIP. 

It’s been them from the start and it’s been romantic from day one. 

Anyway, This was my first shitty attempt at meta or spec or whatever and probably my last, but I think it’s just important to realize what’s going on despite how shitty Jroth is, he’s telling a certain story. 

But add on to this if you want. Thanks!

Theater Time

• Their eyes met!!
I stopped some frames in this gif to help you observe: when walking to their seats there’s a short moment when you can see Katara looking straight ahead (with eyes widen) & then turns her head to her right (in slow motion)…. Then we can see Zuko entering to the frame w his head also turned to his right (I stopped the last frame too, to see how his head looks when looking ahead, aka his profile seen.) Make your guess when such happens… •_~

Next to you
When Katara is about to sit down, Zuko’s head turns to his left: he checks where she sits… (His & Aang’s attention is on her, both guys watching what seat she takes. - Aang, where are you looking at?!) Zuko’s willingness to sit next to her is pretty clear when he chooses a narrow place generated between her & Aang. (He could have walked to the end of the bench & sit there, if it wasn’t important to him where to sit.)

• Katara, your hair looks fine, no need to fix it. Unless…

“I wanted to sit there.”
Her reaction! That frown. Wow.

Looking at the person next to them (Suki / Zuko)
Katara bit folds her shoulder about the sudden touch. But check who keeps looking at her from the corner of his eyes…

Where’s Toph & Aang?
One would think -after seeing in other shots- they would be shown at least partially, a shoulder or such since there’s enough space for that. (Nothing to do w Zutara, but Katara felt embarrassed when Actor Katara & Actor Jet played “Tarzan & Jane swingin’ on a vine”, but now his “death” scene apparently has no impact on her, while in reality she mourned him.)

Poking or hinting?
Met guessings where ppl discussed the cave scene was mocking Zutara fans or not… But then, we could hear Toph telling the real deal:

So, can it be that scene shown the original idea for Katara & Zuko? :o

Between Katara & Zuko
When Actor Katara tells Actor Aang love him like a brother: 

When Aang realizes the comet is not far away: 

Where’s Katara’s navel?
But more importantly: where’s her left hand? & then you can see Zuko’s right in fist… One may could see this like she thought of trying to comfort him by holding his hand. At least in a view it’s having this vibe. (You know, these from the end of the play after Actor Azula, & Actor Ozai defeated their opponents - her left hand still there). 

Why Try? [Jason Todd x Reader]

Requested by anon: “Angst Prompt: Jason Todd number 20!!”

Prompt 20: “For once, stop pretending you’re okay! Just talk to me!”

A/n: The first angsty prompt from that ones I got the other day! (Sorry, it’s kinda short)

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You’re in a panic. Alfred had just called you, saying Jason had gotten hurt on patrol. He hadn’t provided much detail but you heard Jason’s pained groans in the background, the occasional curse word being thrown in. Telling Alfred you’d be there soon, all the while speeding through the Gotham streets toward the Manor.

Things with Jason haven’t been the most solid as of late. Lately he has been reckless and withdrawn. He used to tell you about what happened on patrol. Smiling while telling you about the people he saved, struggling to talk about ones he hadn’t. You were his shoulder to cry on, but lately he’d just get home from patrol and go to bed without uttering a word. It’s worrying, and these thoughts were only making you worry more.

Once you got to the Manor, Alfred let you in and you immediately ran down to the cave. Coming upon the scene of Jason wrapped up in bandages and bruised. “Oh my god, Jason!” gasping while running to his side. “Agh, I told you guys not to call her!” he groaned, making your heart crack.

“Jason, what happened?” Ignoring his complaint. “Nothing” he answered shortly, shifting so he was sitting up on the cot with his back to you. Glancing over at his brothers and Bruce, a look asking for privacy. They had gotten the message and went up into the manor.

“Jason, I’m begging you. Please talk to me.”

He brushed you off wincing as he walked, “There’s nothing to talk about. I’m fine.”

“For once, stop pretending you’re okay! Just talk to me!” Voice bursting from your throat. “I said ‘no’ [F/n]! Jesus just stop!” yelling back, that made your teeth clench as tears came to your eyes.

“What happened? Not on patrol, but to us? Why do you avoid me all of the time? I worry about you Jason!” Asking in a softer tone, knowing yelling won’t get through to him. “What?” he turned to you.

“Do you even love me anymore? You don’t talk, you barely even look at me now. When you do look at me, it’s cold. What did I do to make you not trust me?” Tears streamed down your cheeks, falling to the floor after pooling under your chin. Jason’s heart broke at seeing you like that, but why couldn’t he bring himself to just pull you in and engulf you in a hug? Why couldn’t he comfort you the way he used to?

He only stood there silent, you grew more confused and angry. A scoff escaped your throat, “Either you say something or I’m done Jason!” you growled at him, sick of his silence

“I don’t know what you want me to say [F/n]!” He yelled back, wincing at his injuries again. “If you’re not going to fight for this, for us, why should I even try? I’m sick and tired of feeling so resented in my own home. Jason I love you and it feels like I’m just someone you live with now! I have fought to be with you but you-you just keep pushing me farther and farther..” Voice straining with each word before trailing off.

He hesitated, seeing the pain in your eyes. “[F/n] I-” You rose a hand to him, “I know what you’re going to say and I can’t take anymore excuses. I can’t do this anymore Jason, I don’t have any more fight in me.” You shrugged, voice fragile as glass, as tears trailed down your cheeks again.

Jason stood there staring at you, tears pooling in the corners of his own blue eyes, but he didn’t say anything. Taking that as an answer you shook your head and went to the exit of the cave. Giving him one last glance before walking out of his life and him falling out of yours. 

UPDATED: HOW TO ROMANCE BOTH GIL & REYES! (W/STEPS) (COMPLETE)

I wasn’t sure how to completely romance both Gil & Reyes at the same time, so I decided to do a sort of speed run to make sure I wouldn’t mess up my game. I’ve played it until before after the last main mission & finally found the right pattern of missions to get it to work. The way I did it triggers both of their “main” romance scenes (Ryder’s room & Kadara cave) (I’ll play the last quest tonight (……or in two days whoops, sorry guys about to start playing right now) & update this with any scenes/conversations affected by the Gil & Reyes romance at the end)

UPDATED/COMPLETE: I finished the main story and added on to the end!!! tldr; Everything seems to work out! ♥

STEPS & MISSION ORDER: (under a cut cause of spoilers + it’s really long)

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tootall77hc  asked:

I am new to the fandom and was wondering what happy fics you would recommend to start with. Thank you!

So I’ve read quite a few happier fics most of which have a little bit of angst in them, you can’t escape it in this fandom :’) But here we go:

-Beach Antics with Achilles by rememberednoah (Chapters 3/3)

There were few things Patroclus would say no to when it came to Achilles. When Achilles asked him not to take a summer class, he agreed because Achilles made a convincing point by merely breathing. When Achilles asked him to go on a road trip with him to Phthia so they could spend a week at the beach, how was Patroclus supposed to say no? The answer to that was that there was no way for him to say no because the whole idea had more upsides than downsides.


-Warm Sand by patrochillin (1.4k)

Achilles and Patroclus, in their early years of friendship in Phthia, share an intimate moment

- Untitled by Chaotic_Mira (1.4k)

Deidamea is the new girl who gets a lovey dovey at the sight of Achilles. Achilles and Patroclus are giant memes, Briseis doesn’t get paid enough.

-To Never Leave by somanyfeels (1.3k)

With a soft sigh, Patroclus’ nose wrinkled. Achilles smiled at that, he was waking him. Slowly and gradually so as to continue his journey across his skin for a few moments more. His lips moved from the face, down his neck, and began brushing against his collar bone while his hands traced the curves of his spine and rested at his hips.

-To Be Loved By Him by faerierequeim (7k)

When Patroclus is framed for a crime he did not commit, a mysterious boy is his only clue to discovering who the true culprit is.


- I Like You A Latte by spraycansoul (Chapters 2/2)

“Aren’t you gonna ask for my name?” Achilles teased, gesturing to the cup.

Pat shrugged and gestured to the empty cafe. “Don’t need to.”

“In that case, can I ask for yours?”

Coffee shop/modern au. In which Pat is a barista and Achilles is an up-and-coming indie pop singer.

-...as the poets say by Palebluedot (607)

“Do you know the story of how people came to look as they do now?” Patroclus shakes his head. “Will you tell it?”

-Like Gods at the Dawning of the World by Pthithia (1.5k)

The infamous cave scene on Pelion from Achilles’ point of view.


- A Good Life by Rainbow_Femme (Chapters 3/3)

Transgender Patroclus and Achilles with prosthetic limbs. It’s a modern au drabble from them meeting to after they’ve been married a while with lots of fluff.


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I’ve also created a couple of Fic Recs (they do contain a more holistic range of fics):

TSOA Fic Rec and TSOA Fic Rec part 2.

All credit goes to the authors and I hope that helped! x

Portal 2 Musical Fact #4

The fact that Wheatley wears glasses was a pseudo-accident. I happened to be wearing my real glasses to my callback and Fairlith really liked the look, since it gave a kind of David Tennant/Stephen Merchant flair to the character. (And I’m always happy to be compared to David Tennant.)

Heck, when I first auditioned I thought I had a better chance of being cast as Cave Johnson because of all the singing that Wheatley does. But I got good feedback after the first audition and that’s when I realized, “Holy crap, I might just have a shot at this…”

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Like my father before me.