So I just finished playing Oblivion and I can’t stop thinking about this?? During the battle for Bruma Martin marched in and started fighting with a daGG E R???
MAN, I KNOW YOU’RE A BIG BOY AND CAN HANDLE YOURSELF BUT IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW COOL YOUR ARMOR LOOKS WHY LEAD A BATTLE WITH A DAGGER MARTIN PLEASE
I SWEAR TO FUCKING GOD SWEET BABY BABY JESUS I WILL NEVER IN MY LIFE GET OVER THE FACT THAT SHERRIF STILINSKI AND LYDIA MARTIN SAVED STILES FROM HIS DEMON THE TWO PEOPLE HE LOVES THE MOST AND THE TWO PEOPLE WHO LOVE HIM THE MOST SAVE HIM FROM HIS GREATEST DEMON LIKE FUCK ME UUUUUUP SWEEEEEEET SWEET SWEET BABY JESUS
hello! i dreamed about something last night so this is gonna be very specific :D so y/n is stiles’ cousin and she moves in with the stilinski family and her mother was a fairy, so she knows all about the supernatural. she quickly becomes lydia and allison’s best friend. one day she has to bring something to allison’s house while she isn’t there and chris invites her in for coffee. and while they are talking he kisses her. what happens next is on your imagination ½
2/2 because i would really love to see how this goes, given the fact that i woke up at the exact moment of the kiss :D thank you in advance c:
Fandom: Teen Wolf
Character: Chris Argent
Word Count: 1.674
Warnings: The reader is underage and as you know Chris is way older, so don’t read if you have a problem with that,
Type: Slight Smut
Authors Note: I got a little bit carried away, and I changed the coffee thing.
Do you think if Doran's plan had worked as intended and Arianne was Viserys' queen (and Viserys was a nice, stable person) it would have been a good outcome for her? I know he thinks being queen was worth giving up Dorne but I'm stuck on the fact that queens can have pretty limited power and her husband would be the ruler and she would be subjected to gender restrictions fiercer than she had been in Dorne. He knew what Elia dealt with. And all her daughters and granddaughters would be the same
I don’t think Doran is the most spectacular planner, no. And yes, Arianne probably would have been less personally happy as a queen than as a ruling princess. However, there’s a cachet to being Queen of Westeros that even being ruling Princess of Dorne doesn’t surpass. Being a queen and the mother of the next king is the greatest thing that a woman in Westerosi society can accomplish (the only thing higher would be ruling queen, which since the Dance is a very unlikely thing, and impossible for one not born to the royal family), and in this society status is almost always ranked over personal happiness. Also, it was a trade another potential future ruling princess of Dorne had made before, and it turned out happy for her.
Nevertheless, his children’s personal happiness is not relevant to Doran’s plans – like, you think Quentyn was more personally happy growing up as Yronwood’s ward than he would have been with his family? Sure, Quentyn made himself happy there, he made friends… but at the expense of being emotionally separated from his parents and siblings. Hell, sending Quentyn away eventually broke up Doran’s marriage, so not only was his son separated from his mother, but his daughter and infant son as well, not to mention Doran from his wife Mellario… but Doran refused to relent, because it was a duty and a debt that had to be fulfilled. And that’s not even getting into Quentyn’s personal feelings regarding his eventual mission.
So too with Arianne: her marriage contract with Viserys was a promise of vengeance and justice for Elia, and it did not matter what it would personally mean for Arianne. Disregarding the limitations placed on queens of Westeros vs princesses of Dorne, disregarding the emotional effects of only offering Arianne completely unsuitable betrothals all her life, and even if all had gone well with Viserys – there was still no guarantee that a war for Targaryen renewal would not have ended horribly for all parties involved, including Arianne. (Which may still happen, unfortunately.) At least Doran’s mother, who also must have been aware that Elia would be more personally limited if she left Dorne, didn’t know she was sending her daughter into tragedy.
In this we see Doran is truly no different than any other high lord of Westeros, trading away his children’s potential happiness and personal fulfillment for his own dynastic ambitions. Just because his ambitions include “fire and blood” doesn’t make him better than the rest; just because Doran’s a far nicer man (and much less calculatedly cruel to his children) doesn’t mean he can’t make the same kind of mistakes as Tywin Lannister. (Or in a less nasty but unfortunately even more accurate parallel, Mace Tyrell, with his horribly burned heroic son and potentially doomed queen daughter. At least Loras probably isn’t dead… yet.) Just because Doran is making all his plans and waging his wars with the knowledge that the children of Dorne will pay the price if he fails, doesn’t mean he isn’t aware that the potential happiness of his own children is part of the price of his success.