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Well, what a sight

!!1 *ALARMED*

*ALARMED SOME MORE*

‘’Doffy!’’- well, hehe, nicely played Oda, but you won’t -

!!!1!!1 THEEERE WE GO, he’s finally making me guiltily ship this for real.

Let’s talk about TO’s increasingly Racist Narrative with the Mikaelsons and Marcel Gerard.

Disclaimer: This is VERY long. I’m putting most of it under the cut because of length. I thought about cutting it short but this is a topic that’s very important to me so I decided to not cut words.

So after Friday’s episode many viewers, especially black viewers were left with a very real feeling of discomfort following Elijah’s speech to Marcel. Because of that discomfort many of us have expressed how the narrative, and Elijah, has skewed into racism, an accusation that makes some viewers feel uncomfortable.

Here’s the truth though, in a way it should make some people uncomfortable. If you didn’t feel uneasy about the idea of racism in a narrative that you like then I would have to question some things about you. With that said, I’ve seen a lot more efforts to shut down discourse about the accusation or explain away the behavior many people find problematic than I’ve seen to actually understand it and why we might feel that way. That’s a problem, it’s a big problem when this discussion is something that’s actually very necessary for this show, and many TV shows. When writers take on the task of crafting a narrative that includes minority characters, there is a certain level of awareness and delicacy that many are going to expect then to have when it comes to these characters. When they offend their audience and mishandle the characters they have been entrusted with then they deserve to be taken to task for that. It doesn’t matter if the offense was intentional or unintentional. This is especially the case when you have a writing staff who pats themselves on the back for trying to be aware of social and racial issues that are currently at play in our society.

I personally don’t think that writers are obligated to treat every black character or every character from a marginalized group like a delicate flower that can’t be harmed in any way shape or form. That’s not what I’m talking about here. What I’m talking about is when you take characters from marginalized groups and carelessly handle them in a way that ends up pushing a racist narrative.To give an example, killing a black character doesn’t automatically make a narrative racist but pushing an idea where a black character is consistently targeted by white characters, denied humanity and is treated as disposable flesh then that is indeed a racist narrative. That kind of dynamic has historically been an issue in this world and it is still an issue. We can discuss whether the racism that seeps into our fiction a little too often is intentional, and I don’t personally believe it always is, but we have to acknowledge that it’s actually there first.

That’s why we need to talk about The Originals and Marcel.

What they did to Marcel in Friday’s episode, what they had Elijah say to him, and the narrative that built up to that moment was racist.

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Fabulous Olicity Fanfic Friday - May 19th, 2017

Happy Friday! So this is my attempt to both thank awesome fanfic writers for their amazing work and offer my recommendations to anyone who is interested. Here are the fantastic fanfic stories I read this week! They are posted in the order I read them.

The Sound of an Arrow multi-chapter by @lovejesusarrowavengersblog - Five years ago, Oliver Queen lost his wife in a car accident. Twenty years ago, Felicity Smoak’s father kissed her on the forehead and disappeared from her life.Now, she is the nanny for the six adorable Queen children, fighting to restore love in the mansion and trying to deal with the difficult-to-get-along-with Oliver, all the while as she continues to stumble upon evidence that could drag the Queen family further into darkness. http://archiveofourown.org/works/7442458/chapters/16908556

Time for a Story multi-chapter by @smkkbert - This fic shows Olicity and their life as a (married) couple with family. Although Olicity (and their kids) are the protagonists, other characters of Arrow and Flash make appearances. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3912157/chapters/8757172

Wishful Thinking ficlets by @wherethereissmoak​ - wrote for the 5x22 released photos https://wherethereissmoak.tumblr.com/tagged/wishfulthinking

Clashing Parallels multi-chapter by @marytagus - Oliver Queen, the recently returned from the dead rich playboy, and Felicity Smoak, newly arrived at Starling City, find themselves unknowingly living parallel lives. What happens when parallels clash together… Part 1: http://marytagus.tumblr.com/post/160584044260/olicity-clashing-parallels-part-1
Part 2: http://marytagus.tumblr.com/post/160693682097/olicity-clashing-parallels-part-2

What Happens in Vegas by @realityisoverrated-fic - Tommy surprises Felicity at dinner with Donna. Things heat up when they get back to Felicity’s hotel room and receive a phone call from Oliver. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10891425

In Another Life (I Could be Your Man) multi-chapter by @angelicmisskitty - Their lives couldn’t be more different - and yet Oliver can’t take his eyes off the beautiful blonde woman that leaves the subway every morning at 7.43am. There is something about her that makes him look up every morning - something that also makes him aware he’ll never be good enough for her, or that she’d even notice him. He had no idea how much his life would change the day he rushed over to help her…Olicity AU - no Lian Yu, no saving the city (at least not in the way we know from Arrow :D ) LOVE LOVE, LOVE! http://archiveofourown.org/works/8944795/chapters/20475253

Post 5x20: Olicity Moments by @hotsforolicity - This is a one-shot as a continuation of episode 5x20. Starting from the last hospital scene. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10839177

The More I See You by @dmichellewrites - Oliver and Thea are still torn between the man they thought they knew. Robert would always be their father, and despite all his wrongs, the Queen siblings fight to honor his memory in their own. Multiple pep talks with Felicity show Oliver the kind of man, hero, and husband, he truly wants to be. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10891080?view_adult=true

I Don’t Know Where to Go From Here multi-chapter by @bri617aroundtheworld - Oliver and Felicity meet again more than a year after their break-up, only to find out some shocking truths that make them quickly realize not everything about their split was quite as black and white as it seemed at the time. They both have to reevaluate their past choices and make a decision for the future. But does it change anything? Can they find a way to come back to each other or did they destroy their relationship for good? http://archiveofourown.org/works/10693167/chapters/23682246

A Red Pen Surprise by @ibelievenu - Felicity gives Oliver his birthday gift https://ibelievenu.tumblr.com/post/160621258842/a-red-pen-suprise

5x22 Drabble by @charlinert - What could happen at Oliver’s Birthday Party  http://charlinert.tumblr.com/post/160630738358/5x22-drabble

The Hardest Target multi-chapter by @laurabelle2930 - When Felicity was a child her father developed an AI program that eventually brought their family fame and fortune. As she grew her father faded away his business grew and their bond shattered. After a car accident almost got her best friend Sara Lance killed Felicity’s father made a choice…this choice would radically alter the course of her life. Now 5 years after the plane crash that killed her father and left her stranded she’s come home to defeat the enemies her father’s work created. The target is H.I.V.E’s gun for hire, his name is unknown but his skills are deadly. He works for Damian Darkh who’s allied with the one and only Quentin Lance Starlings chief of police. The only problem with her brand new life is Oliver Queen. He feels foreign yet familiar at the same time. She’s drawn to him as he is to her but the question is why? What brings them together and what could potentially tear them apart? AMAZING!! http://archiveofourown.org/works/5745787/chapters/13240654

Wish Come True by @perfectlittlesoul - For the first time in over a decade, Oliver truly enjoys his birthday. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10887393

Lady in Red by @felicityollies - Oliver is a fan of Felicity’s white and red dress (5x21) http://archiveofourown.org/works/10890363

Somethings are Meant to Be by @pimsiepim - sequel to His Girl Wednesday which you REALLY NEED in your life if you missed read here: http://archiveofourown.org/works/4535685/chapters/10322457. Set after Oliver returns to Star City after being missing for 3 years, it is shaping up to be just as awesome as His Girl Wednesday http://archiveofourown.org/works/7693105/chapters/17526601

Trust Me multi-chapter by @felicityollies - When a prostitute meets the perfect client, she has to remind herself that there’s no room for getting close to someone in her line of work. http://archiveofourown.org/works/8487226/chapters/22503983

Keep it Professional multi-chapter by @mogirl97 - Oliver is assigned to be Felicity’s bodyguard http://archiveofourown.org/works/9243455/chapters/20960405

To Make You Feel My Love multi-chapter by @smkkbert - One year after the Gambit went down, the incredible happens: Oliver is found alive and brought back to Starling City. All he wants is getting back to Felicity and Madeleine. Though Felicity welcomes him back with her arms wide open, Oliver struggles to find his place in the family. It seems like his place – at least in Mae’s heart – is already taken. And it doesn’t help that it’s his best friend Tommy who seems to have taken it. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10904208/chapters/24242493

Words We Couldn’t Say by @dmichellewrites - Felicity and Donna both have news to share with each other. Tensions are continuing to rise since the two haven’t seen one another in year when Donna eloped with Quentin on a cruise without her daughter and son-in-law there. Dynamics among the Smoak, Queen, and Lance family changes with utterances of three life-changing words. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10865556?view_adult=true

A life with love, is a life that’s been lived by @foreverfelicityqueen - Chase had been defeated, but at what cost? He took so much effort to destroy Oliver’s life, and those he holds dear. And sometimes even when someone is beat, they still win a little. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10901202

Untitled @oneofakindxx - Oliver threatens a man and his wife is not impressed. http://oneofakindxx.tumblr.com/post/160665514306/there-are-a-lot-of-things-here-that-could-kill

Honey, I Shrunk the Girl by @felicityollies - Felicity just wanted to help her friends with their latest scientific project. The last thing she expected was to end up only inches tall. http://felicityollies.tumblr.com/post/160670321697/honey-i-shrunk-the-it-girl

Room in Your Heart for More multi-chapter by @wherethereissmoak -
Army vet Oliver Queen returns from overseas to find out that he has a 5-year-old son. He is fighting for custody, but is struggling to prove he is a fit father. It’s especially hard because he really has no idea what he’s doing. By chance he meets single mother Felicity Smoak, who swoops in like an angel to help him become comfortable in his role as a father. Felicity is recovering from her a recent trauma, and as a vet Oliver is able to be the support that she needs. Together, they learn to open up their hearts in ways they never thought possible. I ADORE this story! http://archiveofourown.org/works/10700583/chapters/23700948

Pieces of Always multi-chapter by @so-caffeinated and @dust2dust34 - Life continues after Forever is Composed of Nows. Ongoing non-linear collection of family moments for the Queens. http://archiveofourown.org/works/8220479/chapters/18840356

Return to Me multi-chapter by @diggo26 - What would you do if you woke up tomorrow with the last 5 years of your memories gone? After an unfortunate accident, Oliver Queen must figure out his place in a life he has no memory of whilst his wife, Felicity, does everything she can to support him. With emotions, secrets and relationships pushed to the limits; will love and friendship be enough to turn back the hands of time? http://archiveofourown.org/works/10536999/chapters/23265480

Happy Mother’s Day by @perfectlittlesoul - Felicity realises what her favourite holiday is an why. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10912557

Oliver’s Journal by @geneshaven - July 2016 entry https://geneshaven.tumblr.com/post/160712923464/olivers-journal

How We Became Porn Stars by @cruzrogue - Olicity’s private time has unexpected consequences http://cruzrogue.tumblr.com/post/160700256584/how-we-became-porn-stars

Summer House multi-chapter by @laurabelle2930 - Oliver Queen has been missing for two years. On the eve of his 2nd anniversary the local paper with the families consent has decided to run a memorial article since one was never done when he first went missing. Sara Lance was assigned the story at first but know the paper’s hotshot reporter Felicity Smoak has been assigned the story. Felicity must now put her personal feelings aside as she searches for the truth to Oliver Queen’s disappearance. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10918641/chapters/24282099

As Easy As Falling multi-chapter by @charlinert - Felicity has just received tragic news when she meets Oliver, I believe there is hope, highly recommend but you will cry but not every chapter! http://archiveofourown.org/works/8035363/chapters/22542341

Oliver’s Birthdays by @lovejesusarrowavengersblog - Oliver finally learns how to love his birthday. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10922079

Bound to You multi-chapter by @bindy417 - Felicity is an ARGUS agent and Oliver with the Bratva but they met long before that! This story gives the past and the present. SO AWESOME.  http://archiveofourown.org/works/6602668/chapters/15105862

Sometimes, Love Isn’t Enough multi-chapter by @arrowfan437 - A mark. In this world, it defines you. And who you are with your partner. Felicity’s been searching all around for the one that’ll bring meaning to her mark. And she found him. But after being around him for so long, she wonders why she was given the mark at all. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10789404/chapters/23932119

The Hearts of Two Heroes by @geneshaven - In the hope and spirit of reconciliation… https://geneshaven.tumblr.com/post/160750197204/the-hearts-of-two-heroes

Untitled by @machawicket - Olicity discuss Felicity’s high heeled shoes http://machawicket.tumblr.com/post/151427381057/i-want-a-thousand-stories-about-exasperatedoliver

Surprises by @dmichellewrites - Felicity throws Oliver a surprise birthday party, but that’s not the only shocker in store. The woman he loves also has some news that changes the course of their entire relationship for the better. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10908483

Untitled by @smoakmonster - 5x22 Oliver’s Birthday Party Spec http://smoakmonster.tumblr.com/post/160758085976/i-cannot-stop-day-dreaming-about-olivers-bday

Untitled by @olicityhappyeverafter - 5x22 Oliver’s Birthday Party Spec https://olicityhappyeverafter.tumblr.com/post/160763857603/i-had-a-dream-last-night-about-olivers-birthday#notes

As You Are by @oneofakindxx - Oliver takes an interest in Felicity’s musical taste http://oneofakindxx.tumblr.com/post/160764084901/as-you-are

Not Just a Sock Fetish by @alexiablackbriar13 - Support for Oliver’s love of socks https://alexiablackbriar13.tumblr.com/post/160778183123/not-just-a-sock-fetish

Family Business by @arrowheadproductions - Ideal Olicity proposal http://arrowheadproductions.tumblr.com/post/145548354491/let-me-ask-you-this-if-you-could-have-oliver-and

Untitled by @thebookjumper - Felicity gets a mani pedi  in 3.5 https://thebookjumper.tumblr.com/post/160783537524/alexiablackbriar13-geniewithwifi#notes

You Are My Always/Backpacking (Mini Drabble) by @felicityollies - Oliver and Felicity hiking the pacific crest trail during their five months away http://archiveofourown.org/works/6610375/chapters/24322080

Star City Ninja Warrior by @imusuallyobsessed - prompt: “Somebody write me the Mayor Queen does an obstacle course for charity and the whole city goes nuts AU please and thank you” https://imusuallyobsessed.tumblr.com/post/160785336520/star-city-ninja-warrior

Untitled by @dust2dust34 - Missing scene from Oliver’s Birthday party http://dust2dust34.tumblr.com/post/160807308839/you-all-know-that-everyone-left-around-the-same

Goodbye - An Olicity Ficlet by @olicity-i-believe-in-you - Olicity say goodbye http://olicity-i-believe-in-you.tumblr.com/post/160817711652/goodbye-an-olicity-ficlet-g-she-said-goodbye

Felicity Smoak - Model, International Star and Murderer? multi-chapter by @tdgal1 - Oliver is called defended international Star Felicity Smoak when she is charged with murder - I can’t express how excited I am about this! http://archiveofourown.org/works/10593339/chapters/23417862

Untitled @machawicket - 5x22 Missing scene - http://machawicket.tumblr.com/post/160820956387/because-those-two-idiots-were-stupid-cute-last

The Firebird multi-chapter by @supersillyanddorky06 - Felicity Smoak stumbles upon a man dressed in black about to kill someone. The man takes an interest in her and she does not realize who he is. He is Al Sah-Him, the best assassin in The League, the crown jewel of the brotherhood, who is known for his lethal focus and killer instincts, brought up in the League itself. What happens when he is taken completely with the blonde? Assassin AU. Basically a what if Felicity met Al Sah-Him and not Oliver Queen story. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3874009/chapters/8658496

I Have Been Homesick for You Since We Met by @theshipsfirstmate - Post-5x21, Felicity watches Oliver’s press conference and has a talk with Thea.  http://archiveofourown.org/works/10929573

You’re My Happy Story by @alanna-the-lionheart - Takes place immediately following 3x23. The beginning of Oliver and Felicity’s road trip, a visit to Las Vegas…and a birthday surprise. http://archiveofourown.org/works/3966904

Secrets Don’t Make Friends by @felicityollies - Felicity stumbles upon the lair after getting drunk at Verdant. She meets the Hood, but it doesn’t go as she expects. http://archiveofourown.org/works/10938729

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EN: #Inktober day 1: PIXEL CLASH- Press Start Button! If you like good old 8&16bit side-scrolling platform games, this will definitely be for you 😊
I know it’s a bit late, but I’m pretty happy with the extra effort on this “title screen”- I’m specially fond of the pixel whip ❤️ Player, are you ready? 😊🔥⭐️👾 

PT-BR: Inktober dia 1: PIXEL CLASH- pressione start! Se você gosta do bom e velho joguinho de plataforma dos idos 8 e 16bits, esse Inktober definitivamente é pra você 😊 eu fiquei felizão com essa “tela de abertura”- especialmente com o chicotinho pixelado ❤️ E aih? Pronto pra jogar? 😊🔥⭐️👾 

#inktober #inktober2017 #inktoberbrasil #ink #sketch #traditionalart #brushpen #videogames #pixel #pixelclash #illustration #inktoberfabercastellbr #eduardovieira #eduardovieirart

BONUS:

Parasect based off some mushrooms.. and then parasect based off some shrooms. If you think about it… makes sense… the mushrooms in those games move

anonymous asked:

If Epic was in a fighting game, what would be his move set?

1) Bone Clash
2) Bone Wrecker
3) Exploding Bones
4) Epic Blaster
5) Mystic Blaster
6) Psychic

And his passive skill is:
Everytime he says BRUH his damage increases

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A Clash Of Kings #1 Mike S Miller

GAME OF THRONES CLASH OF KINGS #1 CVR A MILLER (MR)
(W) George R. R. Martin, Landry Quinn Walker (A) Mel Rubi (CA) Mike S. Miller
George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga continues in the official comic book adaptation by Dynamite Entertainment! Following the events of A Game of Thrones, Westeros is embroiled in civil war, while Daenerys Targaryen — as heir to the Targaryen dynasty, seeks to reclaim the Iron Throne. Arya, with the help of Yoren, a brother of the Night’s Watch, has escaped from King’s Landing, but the road to the Wall brings its own dangers. Meanwhile, Sansa attends a tournament on the sadistic King Joffrey’s name-day, and Bran, in Winterfell, suffers from strange dreams of wolves… (STL047206)
MATURE THEMES
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99

I’m looking for new blogs to follow!!

So if you post any of these things, like this post and I might just check out your blog. 

Oasis, Radiohead, The Beatles, The Libertines, David Bowie, The Clash, The Velvet Underground, The Smiths, Pink Floyd, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Freaks and Geeks, Skins UK gen 1, Stranger Things, New Girl…

(This is all I could think of right now, probably forgot some stuff but oh well.)