easy to imagine

princess-of-the-corner replied to your post: Y’know, I’m a big proponent of just lettin’ people…

Tbh…… the mlp fandom doesn’t really need much to make a *grimdark* reimagining. Like, the show provides plenty of starting points but doesn’t follow through because ratings, but a lot of its pretty fucked if you stop and think about it and it’s easy to imagine how *grimdark* said situations would be irl.

Okay but you missed the point here, too.

What makes MLP MLP rather than friggin Edgar Allen Poe?

It’s about cute, goofy, cartoon ponies in a lighthearted setting.

You want grimdark fucked up situations that only ever present themselves as such, go read some Poe.  But turning ponies into Poe… that defeats the purpose of ponies.

anonymous asked:

HEJAHSJ HWHY is it a bad idea?;;;; i mean the request is a bit embarrassing but..

IT’D MOSTLY JUST REQUIRE AN AMOUNT OF CONFIDENCE UNIMAGINABLE TO ME LIKE 1) i wouldn’t talk to him 2) if i did i wouldn’t ask him for free art 3) if i did i wouldn’t ask him to draw something i’m not 100% certain he likes to draw 4) if i did i wouldn’t ask him to draw something that’s not easy to draw and i imagine this wouldn’t be both on a technical level and because his scrooge-donald relationship specifically is mostly based on exploitation and resentment and i just absolutely cannot imagine them hugging out of like. affection. basically i like to overthink

oh feel

so if there’s one single trope i’m always down to fight it’s the animal bride (folklore motif 402??) which a lot of you are probably familiar with as the selkie - the fisherman either falls in love, steals her skin to trap her on land/gain power over her, or they fall in love and THEN he steals her skin to keep her from leaving, and either way she spends a lot of time gazing sadly out to sea and then she or her child finds the skin and never returns again.
and that’s awful on a whole lot of levels - it’s not love, it’s control.

BUT. but the thing is. you how selkies/seal women was a pretty common variation of this? another really popular one was swans.

i just want you to think about that for a moment. swans. like…I get it, they’re pretty, graceful birds, certainly it’s easy to imagine them magically becoming pretty graceful ladies? but have you ever fought a swan. swans are awful. swans are the devil’s geese. imagine seeing a pretty magic lady and being absolutely enchanted by her, and stealing her magic feather cloak, and then you go up and say ‘hey i’m in love with you, let me make you my queen, it will be great, we’ll be so happy’ and she just looks at you for a moment and…

you know i was going to say maybe she just shouts for her sisters and suddenly you’re realizing you’ve made a terrible terrible mistake bc you’re surrounded by big fucking birds who are all hissing. but honestly if this swan lady is as aggressively down to brawl as any other generally unhappy swan, then she’d straight up fuck you up on her own. she’d just deck you roundhouse, honestly. you don’t fuck with swans. why does this trope exist

In Tangled and Tangled: The Series, Rapunzel is the sole heir to the crown as the only child of her father, Kind Frederic. Rapunzel’s position as a future queen seems to have raised many questions in the fandom. Because I’m a history enthusiast, I wanted to make some points clear for all fans and fanfiction writers.

Originally posted by disneyfeverdaily

Rapunzel will become a queen of her own right, a queen regnant. This means she will inherit her power and become the sovereign ruler of Corona. This differs greatly from her own mother, Queen Ariana. As king, King Frederic is the sovereign ruler of Corona. As his wife, Ariana is actually a queen consort, being the wife of a king. This means that Queen Ariana shares her husband’s rank and title but not his sovereign power. The series actually confirms this, as about all decisions this far have been made by Frederic alone; King came down hard on crime, King enacts a martial law that forbids Rapunzel from leaving Corona, King will decide what happens to Eugene after his confession to the queen…

But the biggest question in fandom seems to concern Eugene and his status after Rapunzel becomes queen. And no, he will not become a king. This is both a historical fact according to European tradition (while Corona is a fantasy land, it is definitely in Europe) and something Eugene himself points out at the end of Tangled, where he says that Rapunzel ruled her kingdom with wisdom and grace. Not they and their kingdom, Rapunzel and her kingdom.

Eugene becomes prince consort. This means that he will not have sovereign power. Husband of a queen is not called a king unless he has inherited sovereign right to rule himself. Husband of the queen will not share her rank and title. This is because of male primogeniture; male heirs are given privileges before females. King means a male ruler who has inherited his right to rule and so ideally, queen would actually be queen consort. However, Rapunzel is an only child so she will definitely become queen regnant instead. Eugene will not hold any royal power. Instead, he will most likely act as counsel and guide for his wife, Rapunzel.

Originally posted by dj066rapunz3l

I know it may seem strange for many fans that Eugene will not become king or hold any actual power. This is because traditionally, Western stories have loved to glorify male heroes by giving them power and titles. I don’t see many people wondering what Cinderella or Tiana will do after their princes become kings and I think that is because it’s just so easy to imagine a heroine as simply a wife but it’s harder to imagine a hero as simply a husband, with position depending completely on his partner. I personally take Tangled as a great opportunity to get used to and celebrate a heroine finally having power in her own right and becoming a great female ruler.

This has been some interesting historical and not so historical trivia for today. Rapunzel will become an amazing queen and Eugene will be there to support her all the way through.

As a sidenote, Rapunzel will never become Rapunzel Fitzherbert. Royalty in Europe do not need last names even today. And even so, Rapunzel is clearly higher in rank. It would be unwise to give up her father’s name after marriage as she will inherit his title and power. Actually, historically in such cases husbands could take their wife’s name instead. I think Eugene was either using his commoner thinking or simply making cute rhymes in Tangled Before Ever After when he sang about her becoming “Mrs Eugene Fitzherbert”. Modern fics are a different matter, of course. But taking your husband’s name is not the only way to be cute and romantic so I’m sure their marriage is just as sweet anyway.


or… harry regrets breaking y/n’s heart

category: angst

I miss you.

His mouth is dry as he stares down at his phone, thumb hovering over the arrow that’ll send the text he’s longing to mail. With another deep breath, he studies the message over again, then begins to question himself. Should I write more? She deserves an apology. Maybe the word crave instead of miss. Yearn for? He deletes the text but retypes it in the same moment.

He’s never felt guilt this deeply before, he’s never so desperately wanted to turn back time and change everything– rephrase all of his words differently. Do things differently. The thought of him not being able to go back and change things hits him like a ton of bricks, sending his short nails into the palm of his hand.

A clap on his shoulder wakes him from his thoughts, and he looks up with attentive eyes. “Ready to go?” Jeff laughs, tucking his heel into the back of his shoe. “Reservations don’t hold themselves.”

“No, yeah.” he rushes, tucking the locked phone into the back pocket of his jeans. “Let’s go.”

“It’s my fucking job, y’know that, we’ve been through this a million times before. Get over it, angel.”

She scoffs in disbelief, untying the silk scarf from around her neck. “Get over it? Get over it. Over my boyfriend of nearly a year not telling anyone about our relationship—?“

“The media would go insane I- fuck I told y’this—”

“I’m not asking you to tell the world, Harry! Maybe your mom, your sister? My family? I’ve been lying to them for way too long, keeping an enormous part of my life away from them how’s that supposed to make me feel? Do you know how distressing it is to be introduced as a friend to you? To not tell anyone, not even my best friend how much you mean to me?”

“Y’do know it’s like that for me as well? A relationship is consists of two people—”

“Not that I’d know.”

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peter was a marauder, too.

i think that’s important to remember, when you think of the marauders. peter was there too. it wasn’t just james and sirius’ pranks, remus’ slightly more reticent nature. peter was alongside them in that time, no matter what he would go on to do later.

when you imagine the marauders, remember peter. remember the meek boy who idolised james and sirius, who learned under their wing. remember that he was there too, the child who would later break them apart, laughing and joking along with those who would later be crowned as heroes. it is easy to write him out of this history, to minimise his presence to a skulking hanger-on. but he was wormtail when that name wasn’t linked with evil; one of the three who learned the most difficult magic to help out their friend, who mapped an unmappable building, who achieved more than their teachers had ever suspected. peter was there, and he was in the middle of it. it is easy to imagine him as being a traitor before he betrayed them, but the truth is that it could happen to anyone whose will is not strong enough. peter snapped under the pressure, but he had the same promise as any of them. peter was a marauder until he made the most vile of mistakes.

four boys, together under the golden sunlight. tomorrow they would be separated - one dead, one imprisoned, one a traitor, one left alone. but when they were the marauders they were four, and we would do well to remember that.

Skeletal model of an giant Irish deer. Went extinct during the ice age but these are huge.
Wouldn’t surprise me if they still Roam around EU with or without the skin…


honestly the first time I ever saw the skeleton of a giant Irish deer I legit could not breathe for a second. they’re the kind of massive you can’t really process until you’re standing there looking up at it. it’s so easy to imagine seeing that loom out of the early morning mist

Meditate your ass off

What is meditation basically? Lots of people will tell you that meditation is supposed to calm your mind. 

But what will really meditation do to you is that you’ll be able to CONTROL your mind. Or at least you’ll be better at it, which is something huge, believe me. And controlled mind is a big tool in magic work.

There are 3 basic types of meditation.

1. Just observe your mind. This is something that you can do when you have time. Sit on your couch, lie on your bed - whatever feels good for you - that’s the key. Close your eyes and just try to observe what’s your mind up to. The important thing is - don’t try to think. Just let your mind exist. It almost feels like falling asleep, actually. Once you try it you can feel how freeing that moment is. 

2. Be aware. Yes, awareness of your body and later, of what is happening around you. For example, try to be aware of your breathing. Focus on how you breathe. Just feel how your nostrils feel the air coming in and out. Tap on your forehead with your finger and feel the spot. Be aware of the sensation. Focus on it like nothing else exist. Just the sensation you feel on your skin. 

3. Focus on one thing and one thing only with your mind. As I always say, start with something easy like an orange. Orange is easy to imagine in your mind. Picture its structure. Picture its taste on your tongue. Picture how it feels when you touch it. Basically, put together a picture of everything you know about the orange and keep mind picturing it. Feel the orange for as long as possible. If you lose your concentration, it’s alright and you did nothing wrong - we’re humans, not robots. Just try again :)

Questions you may ask:

Q: What if I don’t have time for meditation? I’m busy with school and work! 

A: Well, of course we live in a world that needs our presence. And number 2 and 3 can be done while you wait for the bus, while you’re stuck in traffic jam, and so on. Don’t lose hope, just because you’re busy :)

Q: Is it really necessary to meditate? 

A: Nothing is necessary, it’s your choice. But the truth is, if you choose to meditate, you’ll be able to control your mind better and it’s not only helpful in magic work. It can help you if you have trouble sleeping and so on. Helps with anxiety, too, btw. 

Q: How does meditation help control mind?

A: Number 1 can teach you: 

- how to be aware of what’s going on in your mind on the level you can’t reach yet. Later, you can use this new entry to your mind and analyze your psyche better. 

- how to not fall asleep when you try astral traveling before going to bed.

- lucid dreaming :)

  Number 2 can teach you:

- how to be aware of what your body wants and needs even though it can’t speak.

- how to be aware of what is happening around you in a crowd - kind of good skill to have these days, sadly.

- how to feel if something paranormal is happening around you.

  Number 3 can teach you:

- how to use your willpower as a tool for your magic work.

- power of good imagination raises IQ and plain common sense. 

Remember that if something isn’t going well for the first time you try, it doesn’t mean it’ll be like this forever. Things can better with practice. So don’t worry. We were all lame shits when we started. 

Enjoy :)

across many fandoms person B tends to be my fav character cause person A confesses like this “my heart stops when you look at me” and person B responds like this “but how are you still alive? you should be dead by now” so person A blinks twice in disbelief then proceeds to scream internally

Q: What are the reactions of 96-line when you prank them?
Wonwoo -> …………Kekeke
Hoshi -> ..Kekekekeke…..
Woozi -> ………………..

yall…….i watched all of astro’s MVs again…….and i realise……….that the real pain besides seeing how far theyve come…….is how amazing it would be to have them as friends?? like??@?? they the kind o f guy friends who you could talk to anything about or hang out with at any time of day…imagine yall live in college dorms……… about to visit 7-11 alone at 1am? boi rocky’s alr waiting outside your building in his PJs with a face mask still on,,,, dont feel like going for the day’s classes and just wanna roam the streets?? bin’s alr planning how to get past the security guard when you get back late!! forgot to buy pads and youre in tOo much pain? jinjin accidentally buys you three different brands bc he has no idea which one you were talking about!!!!! sanha’s strumming his guitar and making fun of you as you groan over assignments, eunwoo stays up late with you until hell oclock and you both fall asleep in the library, mj’s the guy whos always stirring shit and hes running down the corridor away from the librarian bc he didnt return his books again. theyre the group you first see when you walk into the foodcourt and theyre laughing and clapping their hands and jinjin waves you over with tears in his eyes all like “LOOK AT THIS?? SANHA CAN FIT TWO CHOPSTICKS IN ONE NOSTRIL” and theyre the bunch of friends who’d shield you when your ex walks by and they’d subtly be holding each other back or when your crush walks by and they not so subtly say your name LOUDLY and go “OH YEAH, YOUVE BEEN WORKING SO HARD :(( YOU HAVENT SLEPT FOR THREE DAYS” but also mj’s the little shit who’d shout “WHO WAS IT YOU HAVE A CRUSH ON AGAIN OH IS IT THAT GUY?” and they all panic and start losing their shit whenever they see your eyes start to tear up for whatever reason and rocky’s already running to the restroom to grab a whol e roll of toilet paper but then they find out you’re just watching a drama. theyre the kind of friends who’d welcome you any time and treat you like their own bro and care so much for you like a best friend or a brother would and im so crazy soft because all ive ever wanted was a guy best friend and just imagine having 6 of that i’d go nuts in two seconds flat but god it’d be so fun

Title: Newlyweds
Pairing: Cassian Andor x Reader
Genre: Fluff, some angst
Warnings: Some nudity
A/N: Inspire by The Coat™ tbh. That’s the only excuse I have for this nonsense. I regret nothing

Originally posted by fandomsarecoolilikequiteafew

“Remind me why we couldn’t just stay in the ship?” you asked, pulling your coat tighter around your body. Dark clouds loomed above, threatening to dump a blanket of snow right on top of you at any second.

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okAY but give me a plot where the boy is so well mannered and polite and quiet and sHY and the other character didnt even know they existed until he cleared his throat, tapped their shoulder and asked them out (BUT IT WAS SO AWKWARD BECAUSE THEY DIDNT HEAR HIM SO THEY HAD TO ASK HIM TO REPEAT IT AND WHEN HE DID HE RAISED HIS VOICE A LIL AND IT WAS SHAKY CUZ HE WAS NERVOUS) and they felt soooooo bad for him that they said yes and it was quiet and kind of awkward and the night ended weirdly but then the next day he comes back and asks for another date next week and they dont know how to break it to him that they’re not interested but they agree anyway so then after the second date hE GOES IN FOR A KISS AND ITS NOT CHASTE AND SWEET AS THEY EXPECTED IT WOULD BE IT WAS ROUGH AND PASSIONATE AND IT LEADS TO THEM MAKING OUT WHILE SLAMMING INTO WALLS TRYNA GET TO THEIR BEDROOM AND THEY HAVE ROUGH CRAZY SEX AND HE WAS SO DOMINATE AND KINKY AND THE NEXT MORNING HE WAKES THEM UP W BREAKFAST AND ASKS TO DO IT AGAIN SOMETIME AND UGH PLEASE!!!! IT CAN BE M/F OR M/M OR EVEN F/F WHATEVER IDC JUST GIVE ME PLEASE

Look At Me (Requested)

Pairing: Peter Maximoff x Reader
Request:  Hey can u do #4 from the embarrassing dialogue prompt list ? With peter maximoff ❤️ +  Number 7 from the embarrassing prompt list with peter maximoff pretty please  
Word Count: 1209
Warning: Fluff, lil angst, swearing, Peter being a dork, somewhat nudity?? 
A/N: I combined requests because efficiency (and I’m lazy) So enjoy!! 
Tagging: @notsoprettykitty, @stovehairington, @writing-rogue

Originally posted by despairingfever

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“You think Y/n likes me?” Peter asked Jubilee as they laid on the lawn, music playing quietly through Peter’s speakers.

“I don’t know, I mean you act like a total idiot around them.” She stated propping herself up while Peter huffed.


“You totally do, you tripped over your feet when Y/n smiled at you, dropped a mug on the floor when they walked by and remember the time you walked into the lamp post.”

“Pfft no one saw that…did they?” Peter asked, somewhat desperately while she snorted.

“Yeah everyone saw you walk into a pole when they said hi. It was kind of hilarious.” Jubilee giggled while Peter groaned.

“Fuck, I can’t help it, when they’re around I just can’t think straight. Y/n just does something to me, I feel like I can’t breathe, but it’s exhilarating–I don’t know, never mind.” Peter shrugged it off while Jubilee ogled over his head over heels state.

“I’m pretty sure you’re past liking Y/n. You’re in looooove.” She chirped while heat rose to Peter’s face.

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