haikyuu fic rec #1

i’ve read quite a bit of fanfic since joining the haikyuu fandom, so i’ve decided to put together a list of some of my favorites so far. obviously i’m a shameless multishipper so these are gonna be all over the place. 

along dream paths by mysecretfanmoments (ukatake, 3.2k)

Ukai makes the mistake of looking in Takeda’s notebook after practice one day, expecting volleyball notes; what he finds is a love poem. 

just a really good ukatake 

azumane asahi’s big gay romance by jibrailis (asanoya, 13.6k)

The air-con gets cranky, Asahi gets a job, and Nishinoya gets his man.

kind of silly and a lot cute. 

jaywalkers by batman (kurotsukki and assorted pairings, 127k)

A collection of stories the morals of which all amount to: if something can go wrong, it will. Also, if something can go right, it also will.

Alternatively, that one college AU where everyone fucks all the shit up.

my dudes. the hype is real. i literally cannot recommend this series enough.

pieces by therabbitwhisperer (bokuaka and assorted pairings, wip)

The miraculous life of Akaashi Keiji, a tragedy in ten parts.

what’s funny is i started reading this thinking it was going to be a fluffy tattoo / florist au, then the end of the first part happened. really highly recommended but do heed the warnings, there’s a lot of potentially triggering / upsetting material in there. 

saffron and cayenne pepper by dontsaycrazy (kagehina, 30k)

Cooking is hard. Even if you have your very attractive, very grumpy neighbor there to help you.

In which Hinata’s lack of cooking skills are a danger to him and others. Luckily (or not), Kageyama is willing to teach him, for the sake of avoiding any burned down apartments.

tooth-rotting kagehina fluff with a side of kiyoyachi, what more can you ask for

oh we play, in autumn days by aruariandance (kagehina, 7.6k)

“I think about your collarbones in Calculus,” he says, and then waits for death to be swift. 

all of aruariandance’s kagehinas are great but this one is my fave.  

impulse by metis_ink (semishira, 15k)

Second year Semi Eita faces the downward spiral that is his life following the arrival of some first year setter who’s way too cocky for his own good. 

tfw you actually find good fic in a rarepair tag

birkenstocks and other problems by dicaeopolis (asanoya, 2.5k)

Nishinoya Yuu has 99 problems, and Azumane Asahi is all of them.

Or, “tiny panicking bisexual meets tall panicking lesbian”.

rule 63 asanoya. nuff said

on stranger tides by theroyalsavage (kagehina and assorted pairings, 74k)

When Hinata Shouyou is 13 years old, his village is raided by pirates.

Most everything Hinata knows is destroyed in the attack, lost to the flames, but he and his sister are pulled from the wreckage by a boy with eyes the color of a storm. Their lives are saved, but irrevocably altered - their home is lost forever, and there is something strange about the pirates, something blurry and shadowed and wrong.

A darkness is rising out of the depths of the ocean. The sea itself is stirring, and nothing can stop it when it wakes.

pirates of the caribbean was, like, my childhood, so. this au is crazy good. 

he always starts something by codango (kurotsukki, 38.3k)

In his third year of high school, Kei is recruited by Kuroo’s university to play volleyball. A weekend on campus is plenty of time to check out the team, meet the coaches, see a game from the bench… and see if his two-year-old crush on Kuroo has any chance at all.

this is actually the fic that got me interested in kurotsukki. i had read the asanoya fic in the same ‘verse and continued with this one out of curiosity. suffice it to say this fic holds a special place in my heart lol. 

the dew of little things by poulerslashes (kagehina, 3.9k)

It wasn’t as though Kageyama needed the friends–kids who shared video games, who watched cartoons, who did this and that of no consequence–who would eat up all his time if he gave them any to start with. He had volleyball, and volleyball was more than enough.

10/10 would get slapped in the feels again. 

anyway that’s all for now, i might do more of this once i accumulate more recs. 

100 Magic Items for 5e Pt. 13

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61.      Robes of Earthmoving

Wondrous Item (Robe), Rare, Requires Attunement

These robes are made of soil crafted magically into string. Magical energy flowing through it makes the dirt still appear to be shifting. As an action, the player can burrow into the ground and resurface up to 60 feet away. You may use a pre-existing passage as a bonus actions instead of an action. This effect only works on dirt and soil.

62.      Collar of the Alpha

Wondrous Item (Collar), Legendary, Requires Attunement by Ranger with wolf companion

A magical dog collar that clasps onto its wearer’s neck perfectly and adjusts itself to growth. A shining white moon hangs down as it’s medallion – with the animal companions name magically etched into it. A wolf given this collar to wear will turn into a Dire Wolf one week after donning the collar. All of its stats become that of the statblock of the Dire Wolf (MM Pg. 321). You also gain the ability to telepathically communicate with your companion. Additionally, when you choose to attack with your animal companion, you can make one weapon attack yourself. (This stacks with “Extra Attack” and “Rangers Companion” effects.)

63.      Gladiator Sandals

Wondrous Item (Sandals), Legendary, Requires Attunement by a Fighter

Bands of leather wrapped in a criss-cross pattern up past the ankle. A fighter who attunes themselves to these Sandals gains the “Martial Adept” feat, if they already have this feat – they gain it again. Additionally every time the Fighter scores a critical hit, they gain a superiority die of the highest available die number.

64.      Shield of the Martyr

Armour (Shield), Very Rare, Requires Attunement

A square shield almost 4 feet tall – ornate decorations flow all through the face of the shield, flowing spirals and lines snake towards a giant pearl centrepiece. The player attuned to this shield may activate it twice per long rest. When activated the player selects a creature within 10 feet. All creatures except the one attuned to this shield gain advantage on attack rolls against the target – additionally, the target gains advantage on all attack rolls against the player attunes to this shield. This effect lasts for 1 hour.

65.      Gloves of Hand Laying

Wondrous Item (Gloves), Rare, Requires Attunement by a Paladin

A pair of white leather gloves, the left glove is stitched with a road, and the right with a sunrise. When the player’s hands are held properly it shows the symbol of the god Lathander. A paladin attuned and wearing these gloves may heal a player for twice as much HP as expended from their Lay on Hands Pool. They may do this once per long rest, and must heal a character for more than 10 total HP and can heal for no more than 50 total HP.

Resembling festive lights on a holiday wreath, this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy M74 is an iconic reminder of the impending season. Bright knots of glowing gas light up the spiral arms, indicating a rich environment of star formation.

Messier 74, also called NGC 628, is a stunning example of a “grand-design” spiral galaxy that is viewed by Earth observers nearly face-on. Its perfectly symmetrical spiral arms emanate from the central nucleus and are dotted with clusters of young blue stars and glowing pink regions of ionized hydrogen (hydrogen atoms that have lost their electrons). These regions of star formation show an excess of light at ultraviolet wavelengths. Tracing along the spiral arms are winding dust lanes that also begin very near the galaxy’s nucleus and follow along the length of the spiral arms.

M74 is located roughly 32 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Pisces, the Fish. It is the dominant member of a small group of about half a dozen galaxies, the M74 galaxy group. In its entirety, it is estimated that M74 is home to about 100 billion stars, making it slightly smaller than our Milky Way.

The spiral galaxy was first discovered by the French astronomer Pierre Méchain in 1780. Weeks later it was added to Charles Messier’s famous catalog of deep-sky objects.

This Hubble image of M74 is a composite of Advanced Camera for Surveys data taken in 2003 and 2005. The filters used to create the color image isolate light from blue, visible, and infrared portions of the spectrum, as well as emission from ionized hydrogen (known as HII regions).

A small segment of this image used data from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and the Gemini Observatory to fill in a region that Hubble did not image.

For additional information, contact:

Ray Villard
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.

Keith Noll
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.

Lars Lindberg Christensen
ESA/Hubble, Garching, Germany

Object Names: M74, NGC 628

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Acknowledgment: R. Chandar (University of Toledo) and J. Miller (University of Michigan)

Time And Space

Star Cluster, Spiral Galaxy, Supernova 

A cosmic snapshot from May 19, this colorful telescopic field of view spans about 1 degree or 2 full moons on the sky. Spiky in appearance, foreground Milky Way stars are scattered toward the royal constellation Cepheus while stars of open cluster NGC 6939 gather about 5 thousand light-years in the distance near the top of the frame. Face-on spiral galaxy NGC 6946 is toward the lower left nearly 22 million light-years away. The helpful red lines identify recently discovered supernova SN 2017eaw, the death explosion of a massive star nestled in the galaxy’s bluish spiral arms. In fact in the last 100 years, 10 supernovae have been discovered in NGC 6946. By comparison, the average rate of supernovae in our Milky Way is about 1 every 100 years or so. Of course, NGC 6946 is also known as The Fireworks Galaxy.

Credit: Paolo Demaria

Air of inevitability•Shawn Mendes


A/N: so hey, this one went in a weird direction like it’s kinda sad but then kinda sexual at the end????? It’s also kinda long I’m sorry. Anon I hope this is what you pictured lovely, sorry if it isn’t but I did have fun writing it!!!! Always down for some angst!!! (And hot makeout sessions!!!!) enjoy!! (Strangle me this ruined me as a person)

Warnings: I think I messed up my tenses so sorry 🤷🏼‍♀️ also swearing??? Does that count???

Originally posted by mednes

MASTERLIST: come and check out my other mildly average writing!

Everything was so fucking perfect. It was cliché, it was everything you had told yourself it would never be. It was embarrassing, pathetic and just down right needy, but you don’t care.

You didn’t care as you slipped on the jeans he loved on you, you didn’t care as you used his favourite body lotion - didn’t care as you replied to your mutual friend’s text within seconds, telling him ‘Yeah, I’m coming’ with a few emojis to make the situation fun and light despite it being anything but. You’ve told yourself that you don’t care about it all because that’s your coping mechanism.

Of course you care.

Of course you cared as you held each other at the airport, telling each other that no matter what you’ll love each other, but that it’ll stop a lot of unnecessary heart break if you just ended it right there and then. It was just easier to pretend that it didn’t hurt.

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Second Chances // Part 18

Second Chances Series


Words: 2476
Bellamy x Reader; OC Grounder x Reader
this is a feel-strip everybody
3x04 Watch the Thrones

        You sat on a log that was next to a dead fire and sighed. You were consumed by your thoughts but quickly snapped out of it when an alarm chimed. 

        “All Arkadia security personnel, report to the main gate,” said a voice. You were in the security personnel, but you got up and made your way towards the gate as our curiosity got the better of you.

        You met up with Octavia at the gate to find Nyko and other miscellaneous Grounders just past the gate, surrounded by guards. You recognized one.

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Marichat: A Peeping Tom Cat Part 2

Part 1

So there is some slight sin here. There is NO smut but there is sin- kind of. The sin is more for comedic purposes than for other purposes well kind of- there is this ending …. okay let’s just say this is not for small eyes.

It was a stupid idea, a really really stupid idea. Even Plagg told him what a truly terrible plan it was but Adrien was determined to even the score between him and Marinette even if that meant embarrassing himself to do so. Marinette already had a hard enough time talking to Adrien and due to last night’s incident Adrien didn’t want the same to happen between her and Chat Noir. Adrien knew he was taking a gamble, his plan would either work and smooth things over with Marinette or it would leave them both completely mortified around each other for all eternity. No pressure or anything.

Adrien transformed into Chat Noir and made his way to Marinette’s and like the gentleman he was he knocked. There was no answer. Chat sucked in a breath before crawling towards the window. He peered inside to find the room empty. Chat made his way inside this time being sure to check that the bathroom door was open and there wasn’t a showering girl inside. Taking a few deep breaths to calm his nerves Chat paced around the room. Should he wait for her to get back first? Or should he just do it now? Chat stared at the trap door to her room. Gritting his teeth Chat made the decision that it would be better to just do it now like ripping off a bandaid.

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A cosmic snapshot from May 19, this colorful telescopic field of view spans about 1 degree or 2 full moons on the sky. Spiky in appearance, foreground Milky Way stars are scattered toward the royal constellation Cepheus while stars of open cluster NGC 6939 gather about 5 thousand light-years in the distance near the top of the frame. Face-on spiral galaxy NGC 6946 is toward the lower left nearly 22 million light-years away. The helpful red lines identify recently discovered supernova SN 2017eaw, the death explosion of a massive star nestled in the galaxy’s bluish spiral arms. In fact in the last 100 years, 10 supernovae have been discovered in NGC 6946. By comparison, the average rate of supernovae in our Milky Way is about 1 every 100 years or so. Of course, NGC 6946 is also known as The Fireworks Galaxy.

Image Credit & Copyright: Paolo Demaria

Time And Space

🌌 Seyfert’s Sextet 🌌, a group of galaxies 190 million light years away located in the constellation of Serpens. This sextet actually only contains 4 interacting galaxies as the face-on spiral galaxy in the Hubble image lies in the distant background and is coincidentally aligned with the main group. Though the misty condensation in the upper left may appear to be a separate galaxy, it’s likely a tidal tail of stars created by the gravitational interactions of these galaxies. 

📸Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA, ESA


M101_April2017_HomCavObservatory by homcavobservatory
Via Flickr:
M101 is a face-on, grand design spiral galaxy lying approximately 21 million light-years from Earth. Containing the equivilant of 1 trillion solar masses, it spans about 170,000 light-years from edge-to-edge. Fairly large, it appears over 28 arcminutes in diameter in our sky (i.e. approximately the size of the full moon), and can be found in the constellation of Ursa Major. Often referred to as the Pinwheel galaxy, it shares that moniker with the galaxy M33 in Triangulum. The attached image is via our wide-field imaging system and covers over 3 degrees (i.e. 6 full moons) in width, with North at left. Several other smaller and fainter galaxies can found near M101’s; to it’s lower right is the round galaxy NGC 5474, to it’s upper left the edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 5422 and to it’s lower left and just discernible in this image are NGC 5473, 5485 & 5486. Taken by Jay Edwards at the HomCav Observatory in Maine, NY while out shooting the most recent comets on the morning of April 19th using an Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor connected to a 0.8x Televue field flattener & focal reducer, CamRanger, IPad and Canon 700D DSLR; and guided by an Orion StarShoot autoguider connected to a Celestron 80MM short tube refractor; all riding on an Orion SkyView Pro goto mount guided by PHD, this image is nearly full frame and has been resized down here to HD resolution and the bit depth lowered from 16 to 8 bits per channel to reduce the file size.

One Last Time - Part 6

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Summary:  Prompt request turned drabble-series. Unbeknownst to you, your best friend Bucky is in love with you, but you’re engaged to someone else.

Anon prompts request: “angsty and painful and in Bucky POV”
1: “A wedding?”
231: “May I have this dance?”
236: “My parents asked about you.”
243:“Oh, my God! You’re in love with her!”
369: “You know, it hurt when I realized that you’re not in love with me. But nothing can compare to the pain I felt when I saw you fall in love with him…”

Warnings: swearing. AAANGST. So much angst.

Word Count: 869 (oops! a little long.)

Author’s Note: Italics are Bucky’s vortex-o-angst letter. Quotes in the letter, as I imagine it, are him looking back at older notes and scribbles and pulling the memories into the letter.

Originally posted by morefelton

“Bucky, what is this?” Y/N repeated, lifting the letter. She was looking down at it, separating the pages, staring at them, scrutinizing his heart. He couldn’t think of any words to say, they were all on those pages. He never meant for her to see them or hear them. This was not supposed to happen.

“Why didn’t you tell me?” She asked, finding her voice again and turning to face him, staring up at him with those bright eyes that he loved so much.

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Title: who are you to make me feel so good?
Rating: M
Warning: Smut, jealousy, and getting it on in a natural spring. Yeah, this escalated quickly.
Character: Keith Alford
Alternative Moment: Main Story, Chapter 6
Song: cardiac arrest
Summary: His country’s economy is on the verge of collapse. His father sent him away like a child to play nice with the other princes. And now, he’s stranded on a goddamn deserted island with no way to contact a rescue party. There are bigger problems to deal with than how his butler’s flirting with her, so why can’t he stop thinking about it?

Requested By: The two anons that wanted to see a jealous Keith, and something to do with the plane crash. Enjoy!

He has to admit, and oh my is he utterly loath to do so, but the island is beautiful.

The sand is a crystalline, off-white hue that contrasts starkingly against the hypnotic blue of the sea. The trees are full and green, the underbrush peppered with colors of the natural flora. The sun is hot but the ocean breeze is crisp, making the weather humid but not unpleasant.

Had he been here under any other circumstances, it would have been a nice vacation spot. But no, instead he is forced to sit idly while they desperately try to make contact with a rescue team.

It shouldn’t be taking this long, he thinks. He’s been missing for nearly sixteen hours now, he can’t imagine they aren’t at least curious as to where he’s gone.

Even at gunpoint, he would never admit how overwhelming he finds this entire scenario. He’s powerless, hopelessly so, and in his weakness he is panicking. He’s never felt so vulnerable in his entire life, and that doesn’t sit well with him.

He notices movement out of the corner of his eye, and is greeted by the smiling faces of his useless butler and the woman who doesn’t seem to know when to shut her mouth.

They’ve spent a majority of the day off searching the west side of the island. And though he got curious enough to wander after them initially, just in time to catch her stupidly trying to climb a tree and catch her before she broke that slender neck, he quickly conceded defeat. He had done his part, by getting the fruit from atop the tower branches. But no, those two were determined to scour as much of the island as they could before sunset.

She’s beautiful, he notes not for the first time, when her face is alight joy. Hell, even when she’s insulting him and giving him a piece of her unfiltered mind she is stunning. The way her eyes flame up and her indignant stare burns into him makes his heart race and gives him the same adrenaline rush he gets from athletics.

But she’s never smiled at him like that. He’s only ever seen the annoyance, up until now. And that bothers him more than he’d care to admit.

God, if she isn’t the most infuriating woman he’s ever had the displeasure of meeting.

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Spiral galaxy NGC 4911 in the Coma Cluster

A long-exposure Hubble Space Telescope image shows a majestic face-on spiral galaxy located deep within the Coma Cluster of galaxies, which lies 320 million light-years away in the northern constellation Coma Berenices.

The galaxy, known as NGC 4911, contains rich lanes of dust and gas near its centre. These are silhouetted against glowing newborn star clusters and iridescent pink clouds of hydrogen, the existence of which indicates ongoing star formation. Hubble has also captured the outer spiral arms of NGC 4911, along with thousands of other galaxies of varying sizes. The high resolution of Hubble’s cameras, paired with considerably long exposures, made it possible to observe these faint details.

NGC 4911 and other spirals near the centre of the cluster are being transformed by the gravitational tug of their neighbours. In the case of NGC 4911, wispy arcs of the galaxy’s outer spiral arms are being pulled and distorted by forces from a companion galaxy (NGC 4911A), to the upper right. The resultant stripped material will eventually be dispersed throughout the core of the Coma Cluster, where it will fuel the intergalactic populations of stars and star clusters.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: K. Cook (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)


Before I ramble about my work, if you’re interested in ZoSan having kids, check out @yuushishio ‘s ZoSan Big Family AU. They’re adorable. You probably know about it already but in case you don’t or haven’t yet, seriously, go check it out.


I’m not sure if I ended up doodling a young CC or what. Daughter because that’s been the trend thus far. Green hair because Sabo’s kid already has blonde hair. Her eyebrows are spirals facing the opposite way because, IDK, it got affected by Zoro’s genetics? She doesn’t hide her eyebrows because she takes pride in them being unique.

I gave her kind eyes because that’s how Sanji’s eyes looked like when he was younger. This demure look does not change once she’s holding a sword.

Jimin Scenario: Candyman.

The Christmas Series

Genre: Fluff

In which people say not to accept gifts from strangers, but a certain christmas candy cane doesn’t seems so harmful.

When you started walking around the streets you did so without a specific destination, wandering at will until you found yourself sitting on a bench in the middle of one of the crowdest squares of the city, thinking just how lonely these Christmas were going to be for you.

You chose a bench randomly deciding to sit there for a while, maybe the boiling activity of the square and the people walking around you would cheer you up. A sigh leaved your lips while you stared at two kids running around. Your parents decided to take a trip to celebrate their anniversary in a cruise around the Caribbean, so you couldn’t spend the holidays with them and being rather new in the city for having just moved there to study you didn’t know much people, it was going to be just you in your little apartment.

But well, when you decided to take a walk around was to shove those thoughts away, decided to think about other things like for example in how nice the weather was being this December.

You moved your eyes around and observed some people gathering around something, so you straightened a little bit more on the bench trying to peek at whatever that was.

There was a boy with fiery red hair that caught your eyes, he was smiling widely while excitedly talking about something to the people around him and giving them some kind of flyers. He was all smiles and charm, that couldn’t go unnoticed by you and for a moment you wished you could look as joyful as him.

He started moving and was now a few steps away from your bench, doing the same, smiling while giving the flyers away so this time you could hear that he was inviting people to attend a play in a new theater.

You looked away, fixing your eyes in the tree leaves that were moving along with the wind for a while until there was something blocking your view.  A tiny candy cane was placed in front of your face, all white and red spirals adorned with a pretty green bow; you blinked startled by it and leaned against the back of the bench, your eyes instantly searching for the one that was holding the candy cane to you and it turned to be him, the redheaded boy. He smiled kindly at you, his eyes curled up lovingly with the action but he didn’t take the candy away and continued holding it to you.

-A candy for your thoughts –

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anonymous asked:

prompto- what do u think jean would do to cover his tattoo? (it would probably be symbolic to him and jer or smthn but i cant think of anything honestly)

hi!! alright so the first thing that came to mind was a fleur-de-lis but I feel like that’s too like right there, so. i kept going. 

so alright it’s my headcanon that jeremy is native american, specifically of pueblo descent (his parents both are, his mom grew up on the zia pueblo reservation and they all go back to visit friends and family pretty often. (she’s also an artist, she makes gorgeous pottery and jeremy loves being in the studio with her when he’s home. he’s not particularly good at it but it’s peaceful and his grandmother always tells him how perfect they are for wildflowers)) 

  • jeremy and jean have been dating for a little while (and jeremy’s been jean’s closest friend, ever, for months) when jean first mentions it
  • they’d just gotten in from a night out with the trojans
  • jeremy’s covering in swirls alvarez put on him with glow in the dark paint (”they’re non toxic and it’s neon night!”)
  • he’s laughing as they stumble through the door to their dorm. jean puts a hand on jeremy’s arm to steady himself then starts tracing his thumb along the still slightly glowing lines that go from jeremy’s jaw up along his face to spiral out over his cheekbone
  • he’s staring at his thumb pressed against the middle of the spiral on jeremy’s cheek 
  • “i want to cover it up”
  • jean’s voice is a hoarse whisper
  • jeremy stops laughing and focuses on his boyfriend
  • “what?”
  • “I want to cover it up.”
  • jean’s voice is steely and even though jeremy’s kind of buzzed he knows immediately what he means
  • he cups jean’s face in his hands and kisses him. “then we’ll cover it up.”
  • the next morning they’re walking to the car to go to a tattoo artist laila knows when the problem becomes apparent
  • jean doesn’t actually know what he wants to cover it up with
  • he doesn’t just want it removed (jean doesn’t give him an answer beyond “I don’t want that” when jeremy suggests it, but he thinks it’s something like growing past what he’s been through and building a new life. could just be stubbornness. it’s a toss up, jean doesn’t do verbal expression of things like that.)
  • so they toss ideas back and forth for a week
  • flowers, french symbols, ocean things- nothing really sticks
  • (alvarez suggests jeremy’s face. jean turns it down on the grounds that if he were getting jeremy’s face anywhere it would be somewhere he could actually see it) (jeremy’s 90% jean’s kidding but he blushes anyway) (jean’s only 55% kidding)
  • then jean has an especially bad nightmare
  • he’s trapped underground and the ceiling is caving in on him and he’s being buried alive while riko’s cruel laugh echoes in his ears and no matter what he does he can’t get out-
  • he wakes up gasping and jeremy’s got the light on in half a second
  • jeremy’s sitting up against the wall and jean’s leaning against him, jeremy’s hands stroking through his hair as he tries to catch his breath
  • jeremy’s murmuring things to him in a soft fierce voice 
  • “you’re safe, you’re here, they can’t get you here, they’ll never get you again, he’s gone and he’s never going to touch you again, you never have to go back there, they can’t ever make you go back down”
  • (it’s a well worn mantra bc being stuck underground without any light is probably the second leading cause of jean’s nightmares) 
  • eventually jean pulls at him to lie back down. jeremy leaves the light on and lets jean tuck him against his side
  • they’re holding hands on jean’s chest bc they’re saps
  • in the morning jeremy props his chin up on jean’s chest and says, “what do you think about a sun?”
  • jean considers it 
  • he’s risen above the dark and he’s never going back. he could have a proud badge of that with him always
  • and jean doesn’t let himself dwell on the other argument for too long, but. jeremy. jeremy’s bright and warm and fierce and comforting and steady. jeremy’s the sun to him.
  • the longer jean thinks about it the more right it feels
  • when he says as much to jeremy he breaks out into a grin further enforcing the sun comparison jfc and suggests a little hesitantly the zia symbol for the sun 
  • it’s incredibly important in zia culture to all aspects of life, and embodies harmony and strength
  • jean’s seen it before on pottery that jeremy’s mom made for him and he likes that he could change his tattoo from something that was so empty for him to something that has so much meaning
  • jean’s so nervous when they go to the tattoo artist for real. he’s trying to be casual, to not let his tattoo and its associated ghosts bother him
  • jeremy holds his hand the whole time. jean glares at him but he makes no effort to move away
  • jeremy kisses his cheek right on the new tattoo every day until jean stops flinching when he looks at it in the mirror
  • to be specific, jean stops flinching. jeremy doesn’t stop kissing him. jean tells him he’s ridiculous. jeremy responds by loudly singing “you are my sunshine”
  • jean makes fun of him when he tears up a little when jean does it back