earth in 1000 years


Summary: Female Istari were not well known. In fact, none of them existed, except for you of course. Your uniqueness earns you a spot in the company and in a certain elf’s heart.

Pairing: Legolas x Reader

Word Count: 2226

Master Lists: Drabbles/Imagines, and Completed Series

Next Chapter: Chapter 2

Requested by:

     Anon: Reader is an istari who is with the dwarves when Smaug attacks and dies helping the dwarves escape.

     Anon: The company comes across a mysterious traveler whom they think to be human ( looks like a human) but is actually immortal or something. Has all these stories of their great adventures. She comes across legolas and he finds her intriguing.

Keep reading


Severus Snape as a member of the Istari and a spy on the behalf of Gandalf the order.

“Wizard is a translation of Quenya istar (Sindarin ithron): one of the members of an ‘order’ (as they called it), claiming to possess, and exhibiting, eminent knowledge of the history and nature of the World.
They first appeared in Middle-earth about the year 1000 of the Third Age, but for long they went about in simple guise, […] gaining knowledge of Middle-earth and all that dwelt therein, but revealing to none their powers and purposes. But as the shadow of Sauron began to grow and take shape again, they became more active, and sought ever to contest the growth of the Shadow, and to move Elves and Men to beware their peril.”

- “The Istari,” J.R.R. Tolkien, Unfinished Tales

So what I need to see on Supergirl is Kara showing everyone how fucking brilliant she is.  And I want everyone to understand that she was considered a genius by Kryptonian standards.  She was set to take the trails to become a member of the science guild as a fucking child.  And here is how they can do it.

So Lena develops this new piece of revolutionary technology based off kryptonian technology.  Which she got from looking through Lex’s old files.  Because Lex Luthor was obsessed with everything Superman and Krypton.  He of course focused more on the super advance and deadly kryptonian weapons.  But, Lena she decided to build something to help more the world forward.  And the first person she shows this new tech to is Kara.

And when Kara sees it she knows exactly what it is and how it works.  She is so excited that immediately starts playing with it and does things that even Lena didn’t know it could do.  At which time Kara has some explaining to do.  And that is how Lena finds out that Kara is Supergirl.

Then Lena sells it to the DEO (Remember she is a business woman she can’t just give tech way).  And Kara is teaching them all how to use the tech and she also uses the tech to show her friends and family somethings they have been getting wrong.  (Have you ever seen someone doing something wrong and you know the correct way, but you don’t know how to explain it or show them?)

Also please remember that Krypton is a 1000 years more advance than Earth.  To put that in perspective as a Geologist I know that the theory of Plate Tectonics, a theory that most of you learned in high school or middle school, did not gain traction until the 1970′s.  In fact one of my college professors who was in college in the 70′s took the first ever class on Plate Tectonics that his school offered.  That was about 50 years ago there are Geologist alive today that never learned plate tectonics.  That is just 50 years imagine 1000 years difference in scientific understanding.  For Kara it must be like living in the middle ages.      

4 hearts are gonna break over this

Just when you think The Doctor can’t reach any deeper level of love he comes out with, “I just wanted to spend eternity seeing every star in the universe with you but I had to lock you in a vault and trap myself on earth with you for a 1000 years to keep you safe and despite all the murdering i firmly believe that i can fix you if i only show you the stars.”

deceptigems  asked:

i feel like for your gem au shiro is just a human that got experimented on and forcibly had a gem implanted into him, i mean its just a thought,,, i thought it would be an interesting take on things, especially if it turns out the gem still has consciousness and obeys zarkon 'purple diamond'

naw Shiro is a gem like the rest of the paladins in my gem au. Though he was captured by Purple diamond when everyone got separated and was experimented on. Was a prisoner for about 1000 years before he escaped and crashed on Earth. A few of the outcomes from the experiments that were done to him were the loss his right arm and only able to form it as a gem weapon (Pidge suggests limb enhancers, but that’s for later) and the ability to fuse with other species (and technology??? that’s for later) which they discovered/Shiro remembered, when accidentally fusing with Coran.

  • What she says: I’m fine
  • What she means: Ok so in the fourth Halloweentown movie they’re celebrating the 1000 year anniversary of their town. But in previous movies it’s established that 100 years in Halloween town is only like 1 earth year so is Halloweentown only ten years old or is it measured in Earth years? Speaking of which if Halloweentown is 1000 years old and Aggie Cromwell was in her 20’s then when did she have Gwen. How old is Gwen anyways? In Earth years or Halloweentown years or whatever. Is Aggie Cromwell really only ten years old then??? How does age work for witches anyway? How does time work in Halloweentown seriously what the fu…
  • Adventure Time Pilot: Finn and Jake rescue princesses from the Ice King
  • Adventure Time Season 6 Episode 43: Finn goes into space to stop a lovecraftian-esque monster (who was previously Gunther) that is trying to absorb the powers of an incoming Catalyst Comet, which comes every 1000 years to bring change to the earth and the people on it. Finn is revealed to be a cosmic entity who came to Ooo as a Catalyst Comet and regenerated several lifetimes to who he is today. He experiences an existential crisis with the new Comet who tells him he can leave behind his material body and ascend into a higher plane of existence where he can leave behind every trouble that is tying him down to earth, to leave behind all the pain and torment of the past few seasons caused by the loss of his arm, his sword, Jake nearly dying, his love life, his father's ignorance, etc. He declines the offer to the new form of existence because he accepts all the trials of mortal life and the work he put into it, and is not ready to leave it behind.

Yup! TODAY!  July 2, 2014 Billie Joe and Adrienne celebrating 20 years of marriage. 

I would like to congratulate Addie because I admire and am very passionate about the story of you. Were 20 years of joy, struggles and victories and are still together and in love, this is the best achievement that exists

Congratulations again! Love you guys you are fucking Awesome

anonymous asked:

Do any planes have indoor lighting or running water?

Lots do. Running water has been around for millennia, and most Magic cultures are inspired by Earth ones from the past 1000 years.

ramiel-farren  asked:

Orchard, bonfire, and cinnamon?

orchard - share one thing that you’d like to happen this autumn.

just have enough cash to like be comfy ;;

bonfire - describe your dream house.

!!! Nothing extravagant, a comfy place in a rainy area by the woods, where seasons actually happen cause gods know seasons don’t exist in southern california. Idk just some place livable with a comfortable mood around it lmao

cinnamon - if you had to live in a time period different than the present, which would you choose and where?

fffug uuuuhh does the future count?? I wanna live like 1000 years into the future!!! And if the earth has gone to shit by then well that’s just alright too.

Gandalf's Mission

Okay, but only if you tell me how I did afterwards. Here’s the super short answer: Gandalf was sent to Middle Earth by the Valar in order to help the men and elves of Middle Earth to defeat Sauron.

Here’s the longer version: About 1000 years into the Third Age a dark power appeared in Greenwood, corrupting the forest, and prompting its name to be changed to Mirkwood. Nobody in Middle Earth was entirely sure who this “Necromancer” was, but it seems the Valar knew it was Sauron immediately. Manwe called a council in Valinor to discuss the problem of Sauron’s return, and how they should react.

It was decided that they would send a group of emissaries to Middle Earth. Their primary mission would be to “contest the power of Sauron, if he should arise again.” Because of this, Manwe chose Maiar who strong enough to be considered “peers of Sauron.” However, because the Valar were trying to avoid the destruction caused by past mistakes (the War of Wrath led to the destruction of Beleriand, Sauron claiming to be a great messenger of the Valar led the elves of Eregion to trust his disguise as Annatar, etc.), they placed certain limits on these Maiar. They wouldn’t be able to use their full strength, and would have to take on the forms of the Children of Iluvatar “so as to treat on equality and win the trust of Elves and Men.”

The Maiar chosen for this task were called the Istari (or wizards, in the Common Speech), and the names we readers came to know them by were Saruman, Gandalf, Radagast, and the two Blueses (though Tolkien gave them actual names in an essay, Alatar and Pallando.)) Not all of them stayed true to their mission, and Tolkien says a few times that Gandalf was the only one to really fulfill his purpose in Middle Earth. But with this added information, we can see that all of Gandalf’s actions were aimed at leading the free peoples of Middle Earth towards the destruction of Sauron:

  • Helping Thorin reclaim Erebor guaranteed the death of Smaug, and Gandalf was worried that Smaug might join Sauron at some point in the future.
  • Joining the White Council gave him a chance to influence the most powerful elves of Middle Earth, encouraging them to act against the Necromancer, who he suspected was Sauron before anyone else did.
  • Helping/encouraging Aragorn to become a greater leader helped ensure that a wise and strong king would rule Gondor - this would either give Gandalf a strong ruler to work with in a war with Sauron, or give the race of men greater hope after Sauron’s destruction.
  • Even his continued interest in hobbits could be looked at as a sort of research project - their resistance to evil and corruption was probably something that interested him, especially in light of Sauron’s well-documented ability to corrupt others.
  • And then of course his more overt role in the War of the Ring.

SOURCES: LotR, LotR Appendices, The Silmarillion, The Unfinished Tales (“The Istari”)

simonstuck493  asked:

since healing the skeleton that contains the essence of the Lich in 'Escape From The Citadel' gave him a humanoid form, and the only humanoids on Earth 1000 years ago were humans, wouldn't that imply the humanoid created, Sweet P, is human?

I disagree.

Here’s what the wiki says about the Lich:

The suggestion that the Lich is more of a mutation rather than a magical being is further supported in “Jake the Dog.” When Farmworld Marceline and Farmworld Jake fell into the Lich’s well, Marceline became a skeleton and Jake transformed into a version of the Lich itself. So the Lich’s body was likely created when someone or something made contact with the Lich’s well, but it also means it turns the host’s abilities into his own. So this is why Farmworld Jake only attacked Farmworld Finn with its bare hands, not with magic spells or anything else, with the same applying to Billy. It is unknown if the Lich’s body seen in “Mortal Folly” was his original body, or one he stole.

+Another thing I might add is that Prismo said The Lich was “wearing” Billy’s body

And then some liches:

Jake the Lich (Farmworld Jake after falling into the Lich’s well)

The Lich (as we originally saw him…I think the wiki is saying that the skin hanging off of him here might not have originally been his)

The Lich “wearing” Billy

The Lich in “Escape from the Citadel”

What it looked like to me was that the skin was growing from the skeleton base.  

So if we brought Jake the Lich, who is nearly identical to The Lich, all the way back to a skeleton, and then gave some guardian goo, how would he heal?  Would he grow that golden body again, or would it be something else?  He certainly wouldn’t turn back into Jake the Dog, since we have the lich skeleton.  

But you bring up a good point–

Perhaps Sweet P is just made up of human flesh over top of a lich skeleton, and that human flesh comes form the original human that fell into the lich’s well.  That means we have to assume that the living thing that fell in was human, but I think by your argument, that’s a safe bet.

The whole Lord Hater is a space chimp theory is probably the most messed up twist I’ve ever encountered because when you put it into context with the show it just makes everything else so fucking wild like??? This whole time he’s been a fucking gorrilla??? A earth monkey has conquered several planets?? He’s enslaved entire races?? People fear him???like

It’s even worse when you think about it down to the individual characters’ actions, an earth chimp tried to kiss a 1000 year old queen because he thought it’d gain him more planets?? An alien taught an earth monkey a choreographed dance number  so he could impress a girl??? THINK ABOUT CPEEPS MAN!!! His entire life!! Serving a fucking gorrilla!!!! He’s fought for the favor and attention of a GODDAMN CHIMPANZEE????!!?!?!?!?

I JUST?????!?!?!?

mkengland  asked:

What do you think are the basic elements of culture that will change very little (if at all) after 1000 years of cultural drift & intermarriage? I've written a 1000+ years in the future story of a post-Earth colony on another planet. The people of this particular settlement are from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and regions of North India. Due to religious oppression & nasty manipulation by certain powers for 1000 years, history does not remember Earth (yet). Trying to avoid the Marissa Meyer mistake.

Avoiding Cultural Misrepresentation

In the far-future stories done well that I’ve read with Asian cultures, the tech is mainly what changes—people will still keep their holidays, their traditions, their clothing, their food, etc. For example, China has a 5000+ year history, so it wouldn’t be easy to nearly remove traditions, even if we’re not 100% sure of why we do certain things on holidays, some of the time. (I didn’t learn how mooncakes came around for a while, for instance.)

You may want to read some of Aliette de Bodard’s work, as she’s half-Vietnamese and has stories that feature Vietnamese protagonists in the far future for general ideas on how cultures would maintain themselves.

—mod Jess

Why Do the Istari Look Old?

Okay, so this is a pretty interesting question, and I’m going to tell you right now that there isn’t an “official” answer to it. When talking about the elderly-appearing Istari wizards, the most Tolkien said was:

Among Men they were supposed (at first) by those that had dealings with them to be Men who had acquired lore and arts by long and secret study. They first appeared in Middle-earth about the year 1000 of the Third Age, but for long they went about in simple guise, as it were of Men already old in years but hale in body, travelers and wanderers, gaining knowledge of Middle-earth and all that dwelt therein, but revealing to none their powers and purposes. 

Now, from an external point of view, I think the Istari look old because Tolkien described Gandalf as looking old in The Hobbit, in keeping with a general idea of what wizards should look like (and also being unaware at the time of the full extent of Gandalf’s role in Middle Earth.) But as far as an internal explanation? Tolkien never says, aside from that it was a physical representation of their limited powers (“coming in shapes weak and humble [they] were bidden to advise and persuade Men and Elves to good.”)

But I have a theory. The Istari had an uphill battle to fight in order to win the trust of the people of Middle Earth - especially the elves. When he lived in Eregion, Sauron earned the trust of Celebrimbor and the other elves by telling them that he was an emissary of the Valar. Both in Eregion, and later in Numenor, Sauron took on beautiful and powerful forms, inspiring awe and admiration in the people he was busy manipulating. Had the Istari arrived in Middle Earth in the form of five beautiful Maiar, claiming to be emissaries of the Valar intent on guiding the free peoples of Middle Earth towards a brighter future… well, it probably wouldn’t have gone very well. At least appearing as old men (and, with less than a handful of exceptions, revealing their origins to no one), they had some chance of distancing themselves from Morgoth’s old deceptions.

Also, it kind of goes along with Tolkien’s theme on outward appearances concealing one’s inner character, most famously presented in this conversation between Frodo and Aragorn:

‘I think one of his spies would – well, seem fairer and feel fouler, if you understand.’

'I see,’ laughed Strider. 'I look foul and feel fair. Is that it? All
that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.’

SOURCES: LotR, The Unfinished Tales (“The Istari”)