eden and ann


My name is Lisa.

I’m five foot nine. My hair is long and it’s dark brown. I wear leather a great deal, high boots always, and sometimes glove-soft vests and even leather skirts now and then, and I wear lace, especially when I can find the kind I like: intricate, very old-fashioned lace, snow white. I have light skin that tans easily, large breasts, and long legs. And though I don’t feel beautiful and never have, I know that I am. If I wasn’t, I wouldn’t be a trainer at The Club.

Exit to Eden by Anne Rice (aka Rampling), 1985

Hi my name is Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way and I have long ebony black hair (that’s how I got my name) with purple streaks and red tips that reaches my mid-back and icy blue eyes like limpid tears and a lot of people tell me I look like Amy Lee (AN: if u don’t know who she is get da hell out of here!). I’m not related to Gerard Way but I wish I was because he’s a major fucking hottie. I’m a vampire but my teeth are straight and white. I have pale white skin. I’m also a witch, and I go to a magic school called Hogwarts in England where I’m in the seventh year (I’m seventeen). I’m a goth (in case you couldn’t tell) and I wear mostly black. I love Hot Topic and I buy all my clothes from there. For example today I was wearing a black corset with matching lace around it and a black leather miniskirt, pink fishnets and black combat boots. I was wearing black lipstick, white foundation, black eyeliner and red eye shadow. I was walking outside Hogwarts. It was snowing and raining so there was no sun, which I was very happy about. A lot of preps stared at me. I put up my middle finger at them.

My Immortal by Tara Gilesbie, 2006


The Assassin’s Creed A B C…..Z
Part 3 O-T
Text from Assassin’s Creed Wiki.com
Edits made by me :)


‘Living Green’ pt1- Models: Kamila Filipcikova, Agnete Hegelund, Karlie Kloss, Toni Garrn, Eden Clark, and Paul Pavlovska | Photography: Steven Meisel | Styling: Karl Templer | Hair: Guido Palau | Make-up: Pat McGrath

Does anyone else ever randomly think about the fact Rent takes place only 27 years after Hairspray? The characters of Hairspray could be the parents of the characters of Rent, that’s how close their timelines are.

anonymous asked:

Hi! So I heard you have read other Anne Rice books besides the VC, and I wanted to know if there are any worth reading? I always get curious about her early books, but I am never too sure about when she lost her marbles, so until now I preferred to keep the curiosity.

I did indeed read some of Anne’s other stuff–not the werewolves, the Jesus fanfic, or the Sleeping Beauty slaverape fetish porn, but a bunch of the rest up to about 199?ish. Here’s what I have, based upon my own admittedly flawed memories:

Feast of All Saints (1979)
Story of a pre-Civil-War-era family of Free People of Color in New Orleans.
Did not finish. One of her few entirely non-supernatural novels; I recall her saying in an interview after something to the effect of, she would never write another because the lack of magic made it “too hard” to move the plot and characters along. So. Make of that what you will re: her as an author.
Mostly I recall a lot of gross fetishization of the character Cecile’s body and her “alluring” “exotic” mixed-race features and how dam sexy she was walking about in the hot hot streets with her nipples all. Existing.
Google reveals the plot involves mixed-race marriages, social inequality, practicioners of voodoo, gang rapes and duels.

Exit to Eden (as Anne Rampling) (1985)
Story of a sexy sexy island where rich people pay exorbitant sums to live out their darkest (but not at all illegally rapey) dominance/submission fetishes with completely 100% willing pre-vetted gainfully employed consenting sex slaves. In this place, nothing (except all those caveats) is forbidden… except love. Blah blah Very Str8 romance ensues between a Domme Trainer and some rich dude.
Have not yet finished; picked it up, intend to read for the lulz, but the prose is just. So bad. So very intensely bad. Even for porn.

The Mummy, or Ramses the Damned (1989)
In the Anne Rice Multiverse, immortals are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the vampires, who are pale and live in the dark; and the mummiess, who are dark and live in the light.
These are their stories.
Ties in to the Vampire Chronicles based on an offhand comment made by Marius about “other” immortals.
Hoo boy this one is racist as FUCK my dudes, it’s cringey and awful and i hate it so much and she’s announced an upcoming sequel so 

Originally posted by nitratediva

I’m not kidding when I say it’s racist. The alchemically-created mummies from Egypt are solar-powered, so while the vampires get lighter over time, mummies get darker. Okay, this is cool and makes sense… except for everything else she stacks up with it, like how the black mummies’ physical “appetites” are also intensified, making them huge and uncontrollable consumers of food, booze, drugs, and sex, in contrast to the pure, aesthetic, artistic, non-sex-having mostly-European vampires :/
It’s got Ramses coming awake in early 1900s Egypt and acting kind of like a Khayman who actually has desires and motivation. He falls hard for a Spunky English Virgin Beauty, who sure does… exist. She quickly decides to ride his dick like a bicycle, throwing over her Evil Nasty FIancee (think Cal from Titanic), but UH-OH Ramses’ ex Cleopatra (yeah literal historical Cleopatra) whom he saved from dying with his magic (she thought him a god, bc that’s Anne’s favorite Thang for Ignorant Past Folk to think when exposed to magic beings who conveniently refuse to explaing a goddamn thing about themselves) is also awake, but she has brain damage, leaving her a mass of sexy desires and violent Wombynhood (yes like Akasha but Moar Savage because fuck Cleopatra’s actual self this is better). Fighting happens and White Lady gets hurt and then dosed with the magic stuff so now she and Ramses will be together forever, also Cleopatra only SEEMS vanquished but will surely return for the sequel because what is tension.

Mayfair Witches (1990-1994)
Those stories where a multigenerational incestuous family of witches is related to weird Irish faerie immortal thingies that are like 7 feet tall and have a gestation period of like 14 hours, being born in usually fatal fashion and then maturing equally quickly, usually beside their mother’s corpses. What even is the Law of Conservation of Mass. People are weirdly chill with this. Boring protagonist Rowan is a Dissillusioned Ex-Catholic Scientist Lady who needs to take off her glasses, loosen her bun, acknowledge her psychic witch powers and New Orleans fam history, and give in to her weird horny urges. Also there’s a slutty slutty nubile 14-year-old named Mona who grows up to be a vampire.
Holy SHIT 15 years ago these books gave me nightmares and legit anxiety related to pregnancy, they’re nauseating and women are treated like gross fucking vessels for bloodlines and monsters. This is deep in Anne’s Catholic phase, with a scene where fetuses used for stem cell research legit literally cry out to Rowan for revenge over their thwarted lives. The Slutty Teen understandably seduces a poor helpless hapless defenseless engaged man of a tender 40 years, what else could he do? I can’t.

Servant of the Bones (1996)
A Jewish man from the 500s gets turned into a genie and spends hundreds of years trying to figure out why he’s being denied spiritual peace in death. Then he saves the world from a cult and gets to rest.
Look, I’m no expert in antisemitism, and I’m sure Anne meant well, but even as a teen I was made incredibly uncomfortable by the way Azriel’s magical enslavement was explicitly and specifically tied to his being infused with gold, not to mention the frequent reminders of his circumcision and the shape of his nose in a story that he is the one narrating (to some other scholar dude in present day, because Anne knows one framing device total). Plus tourism through important Jewish historical events and oppressions, which might be well-researched or might be really insensitive or exploitative, I as a gentile person have not learned enough to say for sure.

Short Stories:
Interlude With the Undead (1979)
That Playboy Story where Armand gets the embodiments of the Madonna/Whore complex to bone in front of him. Sure does exist. Armand’s appearance and characterization have clearly not yet been cemented at this point in her writing.

The Master of Rampling Gate (1984)
Boring as fuck short story where a flat self-insert girl goes back to the old family estate with her nonentity of a brother and discovers that it’s always been inhabited by a vampire who takes her on a psychic tour of his plague-related backstory. She, the narrator, tells us that the vamp fell in love with her after reading her “writing”, none of which we sample in-text. No prize for guessing the ending.

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