hawking appreciation post

anonymous asked:

hawke/anders ♖ or ♜? i'm really into these two de-stressing together

 Here you go nonny! I combined this with a recent Garrett Hawke Biceps Appreciation post, to produce this little Red Hawke/Anders thingie.

Hawke threw open the door to Anders’ clinic with a crash. It bounced off the far wall and splinters flew, and Hawke felt a pang of guilt for the damage; he hadn’t meant to wreck Anders’ home, but he was too furious to see straight.

 Fucking bigoted Marcher arseholes. Hawke had returned home after a long night of patrolling – patrolling their  streets, keeping their  people safe from their stupid bloody gangs – to find that some hilarious jokester had left a dog’s food dish wrapped in a bow on his front doorstep with a “Welcome Dog Lords” label attached. Blighted charming.

 "Hawke?“ Anders stuck his head out of the next room. His sleeves were tied back, his hands stained today not with blood but with a greenish plant residue. He always smelled of elfroot, but the smell was sharper, greener today, a breath of nature in the dark underbelly of the city. The sight of him helped calm a little bit of Hawke’s boiling rage – as usual – but it still seethed under his skin, seeking an outlet.

 Anders came out, wiping his hands on a damp rag. “Was that you? Maker, I thought the Templars were invading my clinic.”

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Hawking Appreciation Post

Benedict had two meetings with Professor Hawking.

“One was before filming, which was terrifying,” he admits.

“He’s such a presence and you have to really know what you want to say to him or ask him because it takes such a huge, phenomenal effort for him to communicate with you; you think, ‘I really don’t want to waste this man’s time’.

"It was a script-editing meeting and we were both looking at each other from opposite ends of the table, then we just caught each other’s eye and smiled.

"It was really nice. At the end of the meeting, he said, 'I think it’s going to be great, good luck’ – and we all walked out on air.”

The second meeting was when Professor Hawking came on set during filming at Cambridge.

“I was dressed up as him as a young man, so there was lots of joking and I felt much more at ease with him,” explains Benedict.

“I was myself rather than thinking: 'I’m a stupid actor, how on earth can I impress someone like this? I don’t know what to say to make me feel worthy of playing this man’.

"He was so accommodating and really sweet and he teased me. He said: 'You’re better looking than me; I was more scruffy than you’.

"I’ve seen the photographs and it’s not true,” grins Benedict.

“But he was very funny and made me laugh. He’s got a good sense of humour. It takes a long time for a one-liner to come out, but when they do, they’re fantastic!”

(Source: BBC Press Office)