he is always there when it's important

So I just wanted to tell my story about going to see HTTYD2 for the umpteenth time and finding out I picked “daycare day” at the movies.

Okay so seeing HTTYD2 with a bunch of kids was actually really incredible. 

So the theater is completely packed, and I end up at the end of a row of daycare kids, right?

So we’re watching the movie, and I realize it’s enjoyable because these fresh faces are all laughing and experiencing the antics of dragon racing and seeing all these cool things for the first time, and it’s kind of fun to see a joke aimed for kids hit home with the kids - you’d hear the kids explode with laughter while the adults would just kind of chuckle inwardly. I don’t know, it was fun to experience it as a a child secondhand. 

But I’ve seen HTTYD2 before, so I know what’s coming. 

When the Bewilderbeast was killed, there was a little boy in my row who kind of whisper-asked if he was “really dead”.

And the little boy right next to me said, “Probably not”.

Probably not.”

Now that stuck out to me because, on screen, it’s so obvious that the Bewilderbeast is dead, and you see all the characters react to it. 

But this little 5-6 year old is viewing movies in a completely different way than I am. And it takes me a moment to realize that almost every movie this kid has probably ever been exposed to has been made “for kids” - which means that if there’s ever a “good” character that “dies”, they almost always come back through some miracle. Hence “Probably not.”

This little kid was recognizing the trope used in films directed for his age group, and as a result, he wasn’t affected by the Bewilderbeast’s death. 

Until the Bewilderbeast didn’t get up. 

It was weird, you could actually feel it in the room when the kids began to realize that the Good Bewilderbeast not only didn’t win, but died. 

And so, a few minutes later, you could hear a pin drop in the theater when Stoick was hit. 

One little girl in my row laughed really hard at the sight - I guess the blue-green ice piled on Stoick seemed comical?

But the minute Hiccup ran over and started pulling the ice off him, desperate and scared, the audience fell back into silence.

Valka rushed over to him, and put her ear to his chest and-

“Is he dead?”

The same kid from before, but this time he sounded scared. 

And the little boy next to me was far less certain when he said, “Probably not?”

And so, we go to the funeral scene. Gobber begins his eulogy, and I hear kids begin to cry. We see the boat, and the draped body, and the helmet, and a kid asks “Is he sick?”

And then the funeral pyre is lit, and the boat sails away, and I look around me and the kid next to me has tears streaming down his face, and the little girl who laughed is crying behind her hands. 

Of course, moments after Hiccup’s monologue, we see them flying on the baby dragons, and the kids are quick to laugh and move on from the heaviness of what they just saw.

And I realize that this is probably the first time that the majority of these kids have had to face death like this. In an animated movie with dragons and vikings, they expected a fairytale, and they got something much closer to reality. 

And for ten minutes, a theater full of children faced reality with Fun-Dip and popcorn. And they cried. 

Now I’ve read the article that claims HTTYD2 didn’t do as well in American theaters because parents warned other parents it “wasn’t for kids”, but I would argue that it was. Of course, I love the movie, so it’s for adults, too, but the target audience wasn’t me. 

Parents argued that the Death theme was too much for a young audience (and I respect parents choosing to shield their kids from death for as long as possible), but I saw with my own eyes kids realize that death was a thing that happened to everyone, not just bad guys. And they mourned when a good character died. And I think that lesson is important for kids to have. 

There were of course fantastic elements to HTTYD2, but those elements were part of a fantastic world that has always been anchored in reality. In the first film, Hiccup lost his leg because filmmakers decided it wasn’t believable that he went through that epic fight and came out unscathed. And so it was in HTTYD2.

Good people went to war, and good people died. 

And I think its a valuable lesson for children to have, especially delivered in animated form, when they can experience it with a kind of silver screen barrier between Death and themselves. 

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Happy 35th birthday, Sebastian Stan! (August 13, 1982)

I think I might have been a toy maker [if not an actor]. I’m a kid at heart, and maybe some people might say that it’s immature, but the truth is, you gotta recall your childhood because it’s an important time. I guess I’ve always been fascinated by people who make toys, because they have to remain a child one way or another.

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you’ve worked hard lee daehwi. congratulations

@hitoritabi: just adding a note that Daehwi NEVER talked about his parents or his father passing away in the entire show, he never used his backstory for votes and even today, his story was only revealed after voting closed. he wishes to be judged by his own merit and he was.

he is the first center and A class. he never dropped out of top 11 even when he had massive controversies forced on him. in every evaluation, even when he is at the edge, he worked hard and did his best and got praises from trainers and trainees alike. he always smiled and received any place he got with calmness.

but this moment, seeing his mom walk through the door, all his defenses was let down. and he is just a child.

How Sony deals with fandoms

I’ve been to an international in-house PR summit hosted by one of my clients this week and nearly fell off my chair when one of the guest speakers was a VERY important person from Sony Music Entertainment. Let’s call him John. I won’t disclose his function and real name because I don’t want to reveal where I was, but based on his title he definitely knows what he‘s saying and has a lot of industry experience.

His speech was mainly  about how to engage with a variety of different target audiences. Of bloody course one of the first slides he showed was a picture of 1D engaging with fans which was supposed to drive the point home that there are some audiences who are more passionate about a brand than others.He mentioned then that he’s worked with 1D on their albums which drove me into a bit of a freeze.

Because I’m embarrassing, I recorded parts of his speech on my phone and wrote the most important things down to share some interesting insights he gave about how Sony manages their artists’ target audiences, crafts their artists’ social media actions and deals with the fact that at the end of the day they always need to get people to buy music.

 

HOW DOES SONY UNDERSTAND AND MONITOR AUDIENCES (like fandoms for instance)?

According to John, they have their very own data-driven digital tool that helps them identify and manage different target groups for an artist (it’s not perfected yet but has been rolled out a lot of countries, I think he said 50?) and see where there might be connections to other artists, who the influencers are, what the specific target groups are or will be interested in and to identify collaboration opportunities.

Target groups are being split into four categories: Fanatics, enthusiasts, casuals, indifferents. These segments are being broken down into even smaller groups defined by age, genre preference, gender and country. They found that the older you get, the less likely you’ll be a fanatic or enthusiast.

How does Sony find this stuff out? Well, they survey polled music audiences of every age in a way that covers either nationally representatives or represent one of the major top tier cities. People shared their music preferences, consumption habits, lifestyle, media habits etc. Sony gathered all that information, analysed the insights and created their own audience understanding tool.

According to John, that way everyone at Sony has access to an interactive map of the world of Sony that looks into segmentations and audiences for every artist while being searchable in a number of different ways. The tool is pulling from real data, but they are also adding to that „with things like analytics of platforms like Spotify where we are able to gather lots of informations about user behaviours and reference that against things that we do“.

 

HOW SONY STRATEGICALLY SHAPES PR STORIES

John gave the example of Snoop Doggy Dog who had launched a new album (song? Idk) around that time: „There was a week-long debate in parliament around the legalization of Marihuana, so we just jumped on this conversation and did lots of social marketing around Snoop with his rolling papers and his spliffs… so maybe that’s bad taste, I’ll allow you to judge that for yourselves. The point is though that you are also marketing into a wider cultural context. [You need] an understanding how that works and where you can have a conversation that is seamless and not fake, genuineness is quite important.

“The way you can get people to connect is: You’ve got a lot of stuff that you want to say. Start under the assumption that people actually don’t give a shit about 95 percent of it. And then see which are the bits that might overlap. This is where the understanding of the audience really comes into its own. It forces us to think before we jump to execution. The quest for relevance is vitally important.”

Why are people to connect with a brand/band though? John thinks this is one of the most underused questions when planning an approach. Why is it that they do specific things? He gave an example: „We would normally take a record to radio because we always believe that radio is the thing that breaks the record. But if my core audience, my phase one audience – the people that are gonna give that band its first lift – are on Spotify, what am I doing on radio??“


ENGAGEMENT AROUND ARTIST IS KEY

„The thing is that you don’t start with a conversation around a product. The consumption of the product is the end point of a journey where you built an engagement and a fan. So again, for us that means that when we sit down and do our plan around our next Robbie Williams album, we start with „How are we gonna maximize the engagement around Robbie Williams“? because that will then sell us albums. Not „Okay, we’ll be releasing in a week in November, eight weeks out we need to be here, here and here“. So we’re not doing product launches anymore unless [it is suitable for the target demographic]. We have to built a tension and an engagement around an artist.“

 

ABOUT THEIR ARTISTS‘ SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS

„We run most of our artists social media channels or at least their official  pages, so we are involved in all of those conversations.“


Shocking, I know.

Based on the situation we face in this fandom,with this band, feel free to draw your own conclusions about what this information means.

HERE ARE MY KEY TAKEAWAYS:

1.       It’s not news at all, but the existence of their own audience understandig tool confirms it: the 1D fandom is being monitored, segmented and analyzed. Sony’s strategies are tightly tied to that fact. Collaborations or artist interactions such as Louis/James Arthur or One Direction/ Little Mix are most likely the result of a data-driven analysis of whose fan groups are similar and whose are likely to be open towards that particular other artist too.

2.       Again no news, but the example of Snoop Doggy Dog shows that there are strategies behind even the most random photos. Often placements of specific pictures or stories serve a wider purpose. Hello pap walks, hello b**ygate, hello Louis Twitter, hello Liam visibly being linked to L.A.‘s cool singer/songwriter crowd before his first album drop.  

3.       The decision to not promote Louis‘ song could very well have been a logical outcome of the team asking themselves the question „Why?“: Why should we promote his song with huge effort when we KNOW his own fans are going to do it passionately, especially if they think  we don’t give a shit? Why not playing that game in order to make them promo it the hardest way they can?“ Why indeed??

4.       One Direction is a huge deal for Sony. John was talking about a lot of bands during his speech but whenever he was talking about major acts, he always listed One Direction amongst them (along with gems like Beyonce, David Bowie, Adele). He name-dropped them at least 5 -6 times in a 60 minute speech. He really didn’t have to because the audience was in no way whatsoever a target audience. So yes, they clearly have been and are a very huge deal for them.

5.       The part about social media? Well :))))))

anonymous asked:

can we get some hcs for soft boy richie??

YESS HES SUCH A FUCKING SOFT BOY

(thank you @eddiesbadbreak and @stanleyuriis for some of the HCs ily)

- God, Richie is such a hopeless romantic underneath all the bullshit he spews.

- Richie is starved for attention and affection at home, which often makes him question whether he deserves that at all. So he craves attention so much, especially from Eddie.

- When they’re not bickering or joking around, Richie is so sweet with Eddie. But he definitely has to be in that mood. When Eddie is affectionate with him, calls him pet names or says that he loves Richie, Richie pretty much crumbles.

- Tbh the first time Eddie says “I love you”, Richie almost tears up because like… no one says that to him. It means more than anything because someone actually loves him and he loves them back and it’s all so amazing.

- He’s pretty sensitive, especially when it comes to his insecurities and his family situation. He totally does not show it often though, and the only people that know the true extent of how he’s feeling inside are Eddie and Bev.

- Richie is SUCH a cuddler, and often likes to be the one cuddled. He loves being the little spoon or being the one to rest his head on Eddie’s chest instead of the other way around. He loves laying with his head on Eddie’s lap when they’re with the other Losers.

- If Eddie runs his fingers through his hair, he melts instantly. He loves that shit.

- In general, he loves being taken care of by Eddie. He’s never had anyone take care of him before, so if Eddie ever acts that way it makes Richie so happy. It makes Eddie happy too because he’s always the one being babied, so he loves being on the other side especially because he just… cares so much and has so much love to give to Richie?

- Like one time Eddie packs Richie lunch for school and Richie’s like !!! This is what true bliss is. He’s smiling all day from this small gesture.

- It’s so canon that Richie keeps a spare inhaler for Eddie.

- Any time anyone laughs at his jokes it makes him SO happy. He feels awesome if people actually think he’s funny.

- Also if anyone compliments him, he’ll brush it off or make a joke out of it but everyone can always see how happy and mushy that makes him as well. He feels so valid when he feels like the people he loves love him back.

- Secretly when no one’s there, Richie and Eddie are SO fucking cheesy with each other omg. They call each other pet names. Besides the typical “Eds” or “Eddie Spaghetti” that Richie calls Eddie, he also very often calls him “babe” (which Eddie loves), or he’ll get real creative and call him absurd things like “Snicker Doodle” or “Cuddle Muffin” (which Eddie hates)

- Eddie will often call Richie “Rich”, “Red” or “Sweetie” and Richie dies every time he always gets butterflies in his stomach

- They go on cheesy dates a lot of the time: Stargazing, Rollerblading, even sharing a milkshake with two straws. A lot of the time though, the two like spending the whole day being lazy and staying in bed and eating junk food.

- Richie is super gentle with Eddie, but Eddie is also super gentle with Richie? Especially if Richie is upset, Eddie is so patient with him and will stay up comforting him all night if that’s what he wants. They’re just really careful with each other.

- Bev sometimes paints his nails and Richie really likes the way they look. He usually only lets her do one hand, though.

- Richie also loves when Bev puts hair clips in his hair to push his bangs back. She did it for the first time when making Richie do a face mask with her, but after Richie said he thought it looked really cute she continued.

- He even started doing it to keep his bangs out of his eyes when he was doing work at home. Eddie thinks it’s the cutest thing ever. Richie also loves headbands.

- Richie has THE LONGEST LASHES and SO MANY FRECKLES HE’S JUST SO PRETTY

- In general, Richie is actually so caring with his friends? I mean of course, he’ll roast and make fun of them to the moon and back but in reality they’re the most important people in his life and he would die for any one of them any day.

- No one would expect it, but he always remembers birthdays and anniversaries. He writes such long cards for all the Losers whenever it’s their birthday, talking about why he thinks each of them individually is awesome and making long lists of all the inside jokes they have together.

- He also is the best gift giver. His gifts are so thoughtful even if they’re small. He remembers what people told him they wanted months ago, or he gives them gifts that have to do with inside jokes. Things that only he could gift.

- Richie always stands up for any of the Losers without even a second thought. After Henry and his gang are gone, it’s rare for them to get bullied, especially in High School. If they ever do, it’s all verbal. They don’t really get beat up anymore. But if anyone is being a dick to any of his friends, he ALWAYS stands up to them and isn’t afraid to cuss them out, even if it means him getting detention.

- He also comforts them after they get picked on. Even underclassmen he doesn’t know. If he sees a freshman getting picked on, he’ll tell the bully to fuck off and smile so wide at the kid, telling them they’re okay!

- Tbh everyone in High School LOVES him. They think he can be kinda annoying sometimes, but he’s a genuinely good guy and he’s super funny.

- Richie is that cheesy boyfriend that picks flowers to give to Eddie. They also put flowers in each other’s long hair and Richie takes a million pictures.

- Richie saves and pressed into a book the flowers that Eddie got him after the opening night of the school musical he was starring in. His heart skipped a beat when Eddie brought him flowers and told him how amazing he was.

- As adults, Richie is so caring about Eddie especially after dealing with losing his arm. He’s so accommodating and supporting and just loves Eddie so much. After he knows Eddie is okay, all he wants is to have a happy life with him.

- As an adult, Eddie also calls Richie “Reggie” because of one time where another radio host introduced him as “Reggie Tozier.” Like you don’t even know how funny this was to Eddie. It made him tear up from laughter for like a full week after it happened, so to tease him sometimes Eddie will call him that. Richie acts like it pisses him off but he thinks it’s pretty funny himself.

- Richie’s the type of husband that comes home with flowers and is like “BAAAABE I GOT YOU FLOWERS AREN’T I THE BEST HUSBAND EVER”

- Holy shit Richie is SUCH a softie when it comes to him marrying Eddie and later when they adopt/surrogate children. Richie cries for half the wedding and then after they get their kids he tears up like EVERY damn day about it.

- He’s just so happy to actually have a family? For once in his life? Like HE built this. It’s HIS family. He gets to come home every day to such happiness it’s like unreal to him it makes him get choked up.

- BEFORE THEIR FIRST KID ARRIVES RICHIE CANNOT STOP TALKING ABOUT HOW CUTE BABY SHOES ARE.

- HE BUYS SO MANY PAIRS OF BABY SHOES THEY’RE SO SMALL THERES NO WAY THEIR CHILD’S FOOT WILL BE THAT SMALL CAN ANYTHING EVEN BE THAT SMALL??

- BUT THEN IT IS THAT SMALL AND ITS AMAZING HE LOVES IT.

- Even as adults Richie and Eddie always go on such nice dates. They never get sick of being together, especially since they feel like they have to make up for so much lost time. When they’re back together as adults it feels like falling in love all over again except this time they can actually be together and it makes Richie thank God for real.

- It’s so fucking important for Richie to be a good dad since he knows what it’s like to have horrible parents. He just wants to do what’s right.

- Overall Richie is such a sweetheart under all those dick jokes. He’s so fucking soft and good. That’s all.

just…harry was going around taking pictures with people, trying his hardest to put on a smile and make others happy, even when he was going through a tough time himself. he’s been spreading love, spreading kindness and putting emphasis on its importance non-stop, along with countless charity concerts. he always puts others first, no matter what, and his selflessness is so rare. there’s not a doubt in my mind robin was one of the reasons for that. their senses of humour are even similar. his influence is clear in so many positive ways. what a saint of a father. rest in peace.

Figure Skating Charms and a Wealth of Nuance

Haha…so…*guiltily posts this months later* I had this in my drafts 70% completed since episode 10 came out, but with episode 11 and 12 the fandom exploded on other issues, and I thought it was kind of irrelevant since the rings have so many layers of meaning already. But in PASH magazine’s March issue, Kubo-sensei actually brings this up. 

I ended up cleaning this post and after finding out that @sachiro​ was going to make a similar post, we decided to have “pair posts” to submit for victuuriweek. You can read their yoi meta here , which discusses and connects specific moments throughout the series to the points I’ll lay out in the second half of this post.

About Yuuri’s charm. Yuuri has a figure skating precedent for buying jewelry to act as a charm - it isn’t a blasé “lots of good stuff around here…yeah, rings can make good charms, right? idk, but I’m doing it anyway.” Here’s yet another layer.

Charms are a legitimate THING in figure skating.

You won’t read about this in figure skating intros or on Wikipedia, and you won’t hear commentators talk about it either (if it’s brought up, consider it a stroke of luck and immediately save that video/interview forever). Unless you follow skaters to the point of knowing about their personal lives, then this is one meaningful aspect of figure skating that is easy to miss.

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More KatsuDeku Thoughts/Ramblings

The other day I was seeing a lot of people complaining about hate in both the ‘Katsudeku’ and ‘Bakudeku’ tags, but to be honest, I didn’t see it. I suppose I must have the right people blocked.

But, it did get me thinking about things that people love to bring up when discussing the “p r o b l e m a t i c” elements of this ship. Two big ones in particular come to mind.

One has already been discussed to death, and I hope to jeezus I never have to talk about it myself. Yes, Bakugo told Deku to jump off a building. It’s horrible and despicable and I would never defend such awful behavior. It was simple shorthand for Horikoshi to establish Bakugo as an unremorseful jerk. Congrats, dude. It worked.

The second thing, however, is something I could talk about at length.

So I will.

Let’s talk about THIS.

Warning: this is a goddamn long post. Pour yourself a drink.

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#avoidance in a common reaction to trauma #magnus was doing his best to forget that even when someone asked him how he was doing or simply talk about what’s really bothering him he would defect it #which is his way to cope and with time move on

Lessons filmmakers should take from Mad Max: Fury Road

1. Your oppressive post-apocalyptic world doesn’t have to be physically dark. It can actually be bright and colorful. The audience actually likes to be able to see what is going on.

2. Visual story telling is a lost art that needs to be found again. Seriously, this movie did not have a lot of dialog to begin with but you could have taken it all out and I would have still been able to follow the movie pretty well. Show us, don’t tell us.

3. Physical effects enhanced by CGI are the way to go. It will always have more weight than CGI on its own. Real people doing real stunts in real locations gives a substance that is missed when the same stunts are done in front of a green screen.

4. (and this one is REALLY important) You can have an action movie that centers around interesting female characters that aren’t being objectified and have their own agency and people will see it (and it will be AWESOME!). Also, your male character doesn’t always have to come charging to the rescue, he can even be the “damsel in distress” occasionally.

5. A flame throwing guitar is an excellent addition to any chase scene.

anonymous asked:

GREETINGS! I was thinking about the ask below, about the whole Alec lying to Magnus. You mentioned that maybe the argument may carry into 218, which makes sense. Because aren't Magnus and Luke at the Seelie court again? It def could be damage control. Who knows, but I do concur that this could carry over. And they're grown men, in a serious relationship. And no relationship is perfect. Arguments happen and resolving them can bring them even closer I think. I CANT WAIT THOUGH. \_(ツ)_/¯

They are indeed at the Seelie Court again and also I feel like the stills with Magnus and Alec feel…tense? Serious? This whole thing with the soul sword goes beyond their relationship; it could shatter the already fragile alliance that’s holding the Shadow World together, so I hope we see this played out in full. The synopsis for 2x19 says that the Downworlders will come together to make a surprising decision, so I wonder if by the end of 2x18, the Downworld may choose to forsake the Shadowhunters – including Magnus – but that something will happen in 2x19 that changes their minds. (I think I know what that something is but I won’t get into it bc I’m not sure haha but it does have to do with City of Glass and the Alliance rune.)

Anyway, I agree that we’ll see Magnus and Alec even closer by the end of it. I love watching them navigate their relationship while being on opposing ends of the political spectrum, like it’s just really important to have an lgbt+ relationship where the tension isn’t from drama that reduces our relationships to being all about our sexual orientation (i.e. one partner being unhappy about the other being in the closet) but because of this war they’re both caught up in and because they’re both leaders responsible for making tough calls while trying to maintain a healthy, respectful relationship. Having Alec run the Institute while they’re still in the learning stages of their relationship is easily one of the best calls the show has made.

anonymous asked:

Jimin wrote in fancafe saying he felt awkward because getting the award feels surreal. It's obvious he was nervous about the whole situation and that's why he looked so tense during the show. this explains why Yoongi wanted to be next to him all the time even when they were leaving you can see how he wants to walk next to jimin twitter(.)com/mochimin/status/866501240812732416

this video saved my life?? and i saw what he wrote 💔 it was clearly not an easy time for him and the fact that yoongi didn’t leave his side the entire night is rly telling of how important they are to each other,,, i know we know this already but its always so nice to see,, i hope they’re celebrating they deserve it

bts ➸ as boyfriends

seokjin:
• a prince who’ll definitely treat you like his princess
• loves taking you out to eat
• thats basically what most of your dates are
• likes to go out during midnight, to also get more food
• wraps his arms around you and pulls you close to him so your face is in his chest
• never wants to let you go when he hugs you
• takes nonstop selfies bc he thinks you guys are too cute
• waking up next to him would be so nice
• you’d see his sleepy face, and a tiny grin appear when you tell him good morning
• and he’d get up immediately to make you guys breakfast
• sometimes while he cooks you’d see his toned back when he doesnt have a shirt on
• which you never complain about
• kisses all day !!
• he loves kissing you
• every kiss would be sweet and soft
• always always always makes sure you’ve eaten
• if not he’d be super worried and frantic bc he wants his baby to be well fed and healthy
• “have you eaten today ?”
• “no, not y-”
• “WHAT - give me sec i’ll make you something really quick !!”
• then lectures you to start eating more often and that it’s unhealthy to skip meals, etc
• when he gets upset he comes home and pretends nothing is wrong
• but you know something is up, because he isn’t as smiley as he usually is
• so you give him the biggest hug and tell him how much you love him repeatedly
• and he always wonders how he ended up with someone as wonderful as you and how lucky he is


yoongi:
• days would usually be spent at home or in the studio
• loves it when you stay up with him while he works even though he knows you’re tired
• finds it cute when you’re sleepy
• likes sitting down with you and sipping on coffee
• a smol softie when its just the two of you alone
• LOVES CUDDLING
• a huge cuddler and loves snuggling in bed and being really close
• just likes having you in his arms in general
• and if you fall asleep in the studio while he’s working on some things
• his eyes always glance back at you every 2 sec to make sure you’re sleeping well
• his gummy smile never fails to appear when you do something incredibly cute
• “what are you smiling for ?”
• “you can be really cute sometimes.”
• likes making you blush bc he finds it amusing
• gets flustered and blushes even more when you compliment him back tho
• when he writes lyrics, he always tends to think about you to inspire him
• sometimes writes letters to give to you to write in words about how much he loves you
• he fave place to kiss you is on the lips or the back of your hand
• loves holding your hand
• tries to hold back a smile after every kiss you have


namjoon:
• having namjoon as your boyfriend would be so wonderful
• very aesthetic
• would have you take his kim daily pics
• does anything with you
• like is down to do whatever, as long as you’re having a good time
• casual & cute dates
• he’s a really selfless person so he tries to be the best boyfriend
• holds your hand tightly when you walk side by side
• hugs you so tight and tells you about how cute you are to him and how much he loves you
• he’s soooo smiley with you around
• your presence just makes him so happy that he can’t help but smile
• the two of you could literally be watching something he doesnt really find interest in, but you did and he sees that you’re interested in it
• and smiles bc you focusing intensely on it is adorable to him
• deep conversations or meaningless topics
• there was no in between
• reads you his favorite sections of his favorite books
• kisses on the cheek, bc he thinks your cheeks are really soft
• shares his hoodies with you, and is never surprised when they’re missing the next day
• he’s really clumsy, so when he hurts himself he hesitates to tell you bc he doesnt want you to worry about him
• even tho you find out anyways
• finds you irresistible as you try to aid his wounds
• “how did you even manage to trip and fall like that ??”
• “i guess i cant stop falling for you”


hoseok:
• will make you happy 24/7
• his bright aura shines so much when you’re together
• and he gets 10x happier when you’re around him bc he’s just so in love with you
• always gives you kind words of affection
• likes to bring you into the studio so he can show you new choreographies he came up with
• and gets shy when you compliment the dance and tell him how much you loved it
• “omg hoseok that was so amazing !!”
• “do you really think so?” *face turns to a tomato*
• isn’t afraid to be himself around you
• when he’s self-conscious about himself, he has that pouty face shown
• and never wants to talk about it so you two always end up cuddling with you telling him how great of a person he is and that he shouldnt worry if people try to say otherwise
• likes it when you play with his hair bc it feels nice
• library & cafe dates for sure
• cuddles are so nice and warm
• likes being the big spoon, bc he loves hugging you from behind so much
• matching pjs
• noSE KISSES !!
• like you’d both give each other gentle pecks on the tip of your noses
• and it’s so cuteeee even strangers in public would admire the love they see you have for each other
• but also neck kisses in private
• always shows skin ship and is never afraid to show it
• before you two go to sleep he’ll sometimes offer to sing to you
• and ofc you accept bc hoseok’s singing is beautiful


jimin:
• so. many. giggles.
• like that one cute little laugh that comes out ?
• yeah that’s the one
• you’ll ALWAYS hear it bc he just thinks you’re so dang adorable and cant help it
• loves back hugging you and resting his head on your shoulder
• and then he tends to kiss your cheek in the process
• his camera roll will be filled w a bunch of pictures of you together
• he likes to cherish every moment you two spend together
• cuddles are the best with him
• when he’s away, he always makes sure to call you every morning and night
• deep conversations always somehow end with him explaining all the things he loves about you and how he wouldn’t know what to do without you by his side
• ice cream dates !!!!
• midnight runs just to go get ice cream tae tags along sometimes
• also walks on the beach to watch the sunset
• is so overly sweet to you, it’s like impossible for him to ever get mad at you
• “please don’t get mad, but i lost your favorite hoodie”
• “ahh, i’m not mad. it’ll give us a reason to get matching ones now !!”
• “omg jimin”
• he’s very touchy with you, so he’ll have a hand on you at all times
• sneakily grabs your butt from time to time
• in the morning you’d wake up and see him sleepily laying there with a smile on his face as he says “good morning beautiful”
• and then he lightly brushes his lips against yours and gives you a morning kiss


taehyung:
• big hugs every time he sees you
• he’s such a teddy bear that he’d be the best cuddler ever
• likes caressing your cheek softly
• in the morning when he wakes up you’ll be able to hear his super raspy voice
• when you’re laying down he tries to be as close as possible to you
• feels the need to always be around you
• when he’s away he’ll video chat you and text you every day if he’s not busy
• he’s really into art and photography at the moment
• so expect loads of candids of you on his phone
• and most of the time you don’t even realize how much he takes pictures of you
• he does it bc he finds it your beauty so breathtaking
• “why do you have so many pictures of me tae?”
• “because you’re the definition of art in my eyes”
• staying up late playing overwatch together
• just staying up late all the time in general
• they’re usually spent with you two laying next to each other in bed and sharing your deepest thoughts and wonders about the world
• or maybe late night walks while holding hands and enjoying each others presence
• loves kissing you anywhere
• but while hugging you from behind, he’d kiss you on the neck
• lots of laughs between you two over nothing
• but its cute
• your favorite songs would be playing in the background and he’d grab you by the hand and start singing to you
• reminds you how much he loves you everyday
• you’d be so important to him, that he’d always make sure you were okay when he’s not able to be with you


jungkook:
• you would be like best friends
• very competitive when it comes to games and sports
• so when you did either of the two, he’s not gonna go easy on you
• sometimes lets you win bc he loves seeing how happy you get when you finally beat him at something
• bowling dates for sure
• loves loves loves kissing you
• loves it more when you kiss him
• if you kiss his nose, he’ll smile widely and his nose would scrunch up
• very protective of you
• he’d get jealous if he saw you getting too close with another guy and then do that tongue thing
• or if another guy was getting too close to you, he’d step in right away and take you away from him
• he wouldnt get too mad over it bc he knows hes better
• sings you to sleep !!
• before you two go to bed, he’d be holding you in his arms
• and then he’d start singing your fave slow songs softly until you fall asleep
• hugs would be gentle as he wraps his arms around you
• caresses his thumb against your skin lightly as he holds your hand
• gets shy when it comes to saying his feelings out loud sometimes
• tells you he loves you whenever he plants a kiss on your forehead
• SEEING YOU IN HIS CLOTHES IS HIS FAVE THING
• like he’d see you walking around one of his many white t-shirts
• and the boy will forget how to breathe
• “jungkook are you okay??”
• “yeah, i’m fine - totally fine. no worries.”
• but then a few sec later he’d be so egotistical
• “so you seem to like my shirt huh?”
• “i had nothing else to w-”
• “i happen to think it looks better on you than on me. you should wear it more often”

anonymous asked:

Hey! Your blog is so great! I love to read it very much. Can I request: MC's new boss is sexualy harassing her. She can't leave her job, because it's very important to her, but don't know what to do and is afraid to ask help of RFA + V + Saeran?

Hope you like it! ^^

TRIGGER WARNING: MENTIONINGS OF ABUSE AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT

RFA + V and Saeran react to MC being sexualy harassed by her boss

Zen

  • You came back from work feeling like shit, even if he was tired himself, he always knew when something was off with you.
  • “How was work, babe?” “Meh, just normal… I’m going to sleep now, ok?” hmmm, not even a smile? Yes, something was definitely wrong
  • He would let you take your time,  so he went to shower, ate something and only then he went to the bedroom
  • Only to find you sobbing from crying, he ran to you. “Babe, what’s wrong?” “Zen, you’re so right… all men are wolves, all men… are…” “Hey, hey… why are you saying that now, MC?”
  • You told him about the new boss, the way he trapped you at your desk when nobody was looking… the way he looked at you, you never felt so ashamed of your own body like you were then… “You’re right, Zen, you’re right! I’m too nice to men, right? I’m the problem, they think I’m sending theses… signs and…”
  • “MC, what are you saying? This isn’t your fault at all! Don’t this to yourself… I… I don’t really think you’re too nice to everybody, you’re just… you, and if people take it on the wrong way, they’re the problem. Your boss is a fucking problem! So where do I find him to fix this problem?”
  • “Oh… oh no, Zen, please. Let’s calm down, I… he’s my superior and I don’t want to lose my job, I like my job, Zen!” “MC, I’m sorry, but I won’t let this happen. What if he does again? With you or with some of your colleagues?” he was right, today was you, who could it be tomorrow? “Okay… what do you suggest?” “I have something in mind, but you’ll have to be brave for this!”
  • Your boyfriend, having women like the biggest part of his fanbase, announced a campain on his Tripter account, asking his fans to write on a paper all the abusive and objectifying things they heard from bosses or male co-workers and post a photo, the hashtag made a huge success and he posted on his own account a photo  of you holding your own paper with what you heard.
  • His fans, being the stalkers they are, soon find out where you worked, they gave bad reviews to the company all over social media and threat boycotting the company, they would take the bad reviews once the guy was fired. And that was exactly what happened.
  • You had no idea his fans could be so supportive to you, and you made sure to thank all of them through a video he also posted. “Zen is an awesome person who wants to make all the women in his life acknowledge their own strength.  Thank you all so much!”

Yoosung

  • He was aware of this new boss being a douch, you would always trash talk the guy when you’d come home.
  • But it was mainly things related to work. But then he heard this: “And you should hear what he talked about my skirt, Yoosung! Really…” “What did he say about your skirt, MC?”
  • “Hum? Oh, something like ‘you keep coming dressed like that and I won’t take responsibility on what I’m going to do with you, foxy’ ugh… such a douch, right?”
  • Douch wasn’t really the word he was thinking, and your bluntness about that was… pretty concerning. “MC, we had a seminar at college about sexual harassment last month, you do realize that what he did to you is a crime, right?”
  • You sighed deeply. “Yes, I’m aware of it. But what can I do? He’s my boss! You know what happens with girls that make a report? They lose their job, some bosses are bad enough to make sure they never find a job on similar companies… it’s fucked up as it is, there’s nothing I can do except trying to be away, and I swear I’m trying, okay? Don’t worry!”
  • But he did worry. How could he not? You wouldn’t be able to keep the guy away forever and… oh, he didn’t even dare to imagine that, just thinking about it made his blood boil.
  • Hell hath no fury like a Yoosung protecting MC! He had to make sure you wouldn’t suffer any retaliation, so he send anonymous reports to the HR’s company telling he knew there was a potential rapist working there, and if they didn’t something about it, he would go to the press.
  • When they apparently didn’t take it seriously, he sent what he knew to some shitty tabloid, who actually accused the guy directly of being a rapist. It didn’t have any credibility, but having the company’s name associated to such a low publication like that… there is such a thing like bad publicity, indeed!
  • The guy was fired after all, Yoosung never told you that he was the responsible for it, and you never told him you knew he did that. It wasn’t really necessary keep talking about this when you’re too busy being happy.

Jaehee

  • She’s a woman too, she knows how to recognize the signs of a girl uncomfortable over something like this
  • The shame after being cat called on the street, the concerning about wearing some clothes thinking how they can be used as an excuse if something happens to you, the embarrassment, the guilty… even if it’s not your fault?
  • Jumin Han had a lot of problems about boundaries when she used to work for him, but he was always respectful and intimidating enough not to let anybody even try something with her, who knew one day she would feel bad that you hadn’t the same luck as her?
  • But you have someone even better! An amazing girlfriend who happens to be a black belt in judo and can teach you some personal defense techniques!
  • And if it wasn’t enough, maybe you should consider changing jobs? “But, Jaehee… what if I’m not good at anything else? At least I’m kinda successful there, I don’t know if I’m good enough to… start all over again…”
  • “And do you think I was 100% sure about leaving C & R and starting my own business? Of course I wasn’t, MC! But I had to take the risk…”
  • “I don’t know if I’m brave as you are, Jaehee…” “Well, a very wise woman told me once that it’s not about money, you have to pursue happiness.” “She sounds kinda naïve…” she giggled “You said that, MC!” “Oh, right… yeah, I’m pretty naïve, maybe that’s why this guy keeps coming to me…”
  • “Stop right there! It’s nothing about you, MC! This man is a jerk! And the way I see it, you are unhappy there, so get out! You’re smart, you’re talented, you will find something that suits you pretty soon.”
  • And a few weeks later, you were starting as a barista at her cafe. And you didn’t have a boss, you had a partner, how cool is that?
  • But you couldn’t stop worrying about other girls that worked there, so you made a formal complaint, endorsed by other women who worked there, most of them secretaries Jaehee kept contact with, she knew this could be useful eventually.

Jumin

  • You didn’t tell him, you were scared because you knew what kind of things he could do.
  • He would, idk, buy the company and make you president of it and the guy your secretary. Yes, this was exactly what he would do! And it would be so weird and senseless…
  • But you couldn’t control the gossip on his own company, he overheard some employees talking about that guy who used to work at C & R and got promoted at the company you were working.
  • He remembered the guy, he had to come to press telling C &R wouldn’t condone with women being disrespected and the guy was withdrawn for undetermined time, Jumin didn’t even know he quit during this time and was  already working somewhere.
  • He didn’t think nothing like this would ever happen to you, but he was curious and casually asked about it. “W-why do you ask?” your voice broke as soon as you opened your mouth.
  • “Nothing in particular… I was just curious, do you know him?” “Yeah, we’re at the same department.” “He is your co-worker, then?” “More like my boss…” Hmmm…
  • “MC, is there something I should know?” “N-no?” “MC…” how did he do that? He was collected and calm, his voice was monotone, he wasn’t doing anything rather than saying your name, yet you felt like he could see right through you…
  • “Jumin, I… I don’t want to talk about it…” you didn’t need to “As you wish, MC.”
  • The next day, you went to work and just saw the guy’s room empty. “Have you heard? He got fired and left the country. They say they found some things about him on his previous job at C & R…” one of your colleagues said, you definitely didn’t want to know what those things were.
  • Jumin made the HR department strict their criteria on hiring, he could never let a guy like this enter at his company again and treat the female employees like that. Oh, he did the same with the new company he bought, the one you worked (but no, he didn’t made you the president, much to your relief)

Saeyoung

  • You’ve been acting weird ever since you came back from work, you were quiet and he could swear he heard you crying in the shower, this was bad…
  • What could it be that bad that you wouldn’t even talk to him? He needed to know, he needed to help you!
  • He knew violating your privacy once more was wrong, but seeing you like this was breaking his heart, so he hacked your phone.
  • And what he found made him almost punch one of his precious computers, those gross texts from that guy along with a dick pic… that was awful!
  • And when he remembered this guy was the one you’ve been talking about, that weird dude who just got promoted. Saeyoung lost it!
  • “Don’t be mad at me, please, but I hacked into your phone and I saw the texts. Why didn’t you tell me?” “I… was afraid and ashamed, how would you react if I told you my boss sent me a photo of his dick?” “I would be pissed at him, not at you!” he hugged you and comforted you “I’ll make him pay!”
  • “No, Saeyoung, NO! I don’t want to lose my job!” “Hey, he won’t know it was you, don’t worry… we have to do something, MC, today it’s just a dick pic, tomorrow he can be much more direct, you know what I mean?” both of you were sick just to think about this…
  • So Saeyoung just sent the conversation to a person in a higher position than the guy, along with a threat: “If you don’t do something about this, I swear I’ll let everybody know about those contracts” and he sent a copy of what else he found.
  • Next day, the guy was fired, and you got his job. Saeyoung swore he had nothing to do with that and he had proof! He showed you the emails your superiors exchanged talking about how you should have been the one promoted at the first place.

Saeran

  • He knew something was off. You were acting as gloomy and distant a… well, himself.
  • He couldn’t ask you, he was afraid he might be invading your personal space or something like this.
  • But this was torturing him, you were coming from work sadder and sadder everyday.
  • So ironically, he invaded your personal space and followed you to work.
  • Only to find your boss touching your hair, his eyes rovering through your body, and what’s more agonizing: your uncomfortable expression.
  • He didn’t even think, he just caught himself over the guy punching him. “Saeran, stop it! Please!” you cried.
  • “Don’t you see she does not like it? Or you actually enjoy she’s not liking it, you fucking creep!?”
  • “Saeran…” your voice took him aback, he promised he would never let you see this side of him again, but just remembering your uncomfortable face made him see red… he tried to calm down.
  • “I’ll tell you what, asshole. If you don’t quit right now, I’ll make sure to erase this company from internet. I want to see what kind of business survives these days if they can’t be found on Google. Don’t think I won’t wreck this just like I did o your gross face!”
  • “Saeran, don’t do that…” “You are smart and competent enough to find another job wherever you please, MC. But I won’t let this guy stay in the same place with you, so It’s his choice…”
  • “Fuck this! You’re not even that hot, and your boyfriend is a freak! I’m out of this!” “Wise choice, and you’re half right on there, buddy. She is that hot, she is the hottest, actually, and yes, I’m a freak! A freak who will fucking whoop your ass if you don’t get the fuck out of here right now!” the dude went away, letting a trail of blood from his face.
  • “I’m sorry if I scared you now, it’s just… I can’t stay still letting someone treat you like this. I hope you don’t lose your job because of me…” “I’ll be fine as long as I have you” and you hugged him, he was so relieved you could not see him blushing right now.

V

  • He overheard a conversation between you and probably one of your co-workers.
  • “Yes, he tried to make a move on me again! Yeah, I keep telling him I have a boyfriend, but he doesn’t care, he said he’s the boss and I got to do what he says! I… I don’t know, but I’m pretty scared right now…”
  • He’s so mad, but in front of you he just smiles bluntly. So you two keep at that, both of you know something is really wrong, and just keep smiling trying not to worry each other.
  • But he won’t stay still knowing something bad can happen to you anytime. However, he’s really smooth.
  • So when he stopped by your work to bring you lunch, everybody liked him, even your boss, who invited him to a drink at his office.
  • “You’re the only man in your department, I suppose…” “Yeah, but it’s not as great as it looks, most of these girls are ugly, and the only decent one is pretty dumb, but hey, these are the best type, right?”
  • “I wouldn’t know, I can’t really see.” “Oh, sorry, dude. But yeah, there’s a girl here who’s very hot, but she plays hard to get, you know? It’s only a matter of time, wait and see.”
  • “I already told you I can’t really see.” His voice was low. “But there’s something here you don’t really need eyes to see. That very hot girl is not into you and she has a boyfriend, and you are a sexist jerk who’ll step away from her and from any other girl who works here if you know what’s best for you.”
  • “Or what?” V moved fast, placing his cane against the guy’s balls “Or else I’ll destroy these, since they are the only thing that you can count on to feel superior. Don’t test me.” And he got out of the office, letting the guy squirm in pain.
  • You never knew what made the guy finally back away, but deep inside you knew it had something to do with that day. He never denied or confirmed either.

I BELIEVE IN THE DABI-IS-A-TODOROKI THEORY WITH ALL MY HEART SO HERE ARE SOME HEADCANONS AAAAAAA

  • He’s the third child. The order goes: older brother, Fuyumi, Dabi, then Shouto.
  • They’re all 2-3 years apart from each other bc Endeavor would “make another one” as soon as their quirks showed up that fucker. Shouto’s canonically 15-16, so I ballpark Dabi as 18-19, Fuyumi as 22, and their older brother at 24 or so.
  • Dabi barely remembers it but he was really excited for a younger sibling when Mama Todo was pregnant with Shouto. But when Shouto turned five and was isolated from the rest of the siblings, Dabi finally realized what Endeavor’s goal was and the resentment towards their father settled in.
  • ALL HE WANTED WAS A LITTLE BROTHER BUT DAD TOOK HIM AWAY. WHY CANT WE PLAY WITH SHOUTO. WHY IS SHOUTO GETTING BEAT STOP IT
  • In all honesty though, Dabi did envy Shouto quite a bit too, for being Endeavor’s favourite. He never got the attention or approval from his father and lbr that was traumatizing as a kid bc what did I do?? Why doesnt dad like me?? Why is Shouto always more important?? Its not my fault I wasnt born with the right quirk..
  • Aside from that he had a relatively normal(?) childhood along side Big Bro Todo and Fuyumi.
  • Everything concerning Shouto was really just.. a mixed bag of feelings for Dabi. Sometimes he’d sneak a peek at Shouto’s “training” through the training hall door and feel really bad to see Shouto grovelling on the floor.. but at the same time he thought “Im so lucky thats not me” bc it looked, and was, awful…
  • After Mama Todo was hospitalized, only Fuyumi was allowed to interact with Shouto so Dabi grew closer with their older brother.
  • Big Bro Todo told him more about Endeavor’s goal, why their mom was hospitalized, how Shouto got his scar, and how shitty their family generally was bc of Endeavor but “thats just how it is what can we do about it now” and it just simmered more resentment inside Dabi.
  • A year before the series began, he left the house one day and never returned home thinking how fake a hero Endeavor is if he was so praised in the public eye but so villanous to his family.

> part 2 here
> prev hcs here

wow let’s talk about kakuzu and hidan

-kakuzu likes money. he likes it very much. hes practically obsessed with it and it’s quite interesting to see because here’s the thing

-kakuzu is fucking immortal he’s 91 (a ridiculous age for a shinobi) and everyone talks about how immortality takes a toll on you/kills everyone you love etc.

-which might not apply to kakuzu that much because kakuzu is a stone cold killer but consider

-he might not have always been that way? like its very tropey to insist that a character was once good but i feel like this is important for kakuzu. i don’t think he was every friendly - his basic personality seems to be slightly withdrawn w/a temper but its quite plausible that he could have once been loyal

-i mean he was sent on an extremely dangerous mission to kill Hashirama, the god of the shinobi, which he took on for the good of his village. thats some loyalty right there

-the problem occurs when he is humiliated after he barely survives the encounter at which point his famous anger problems begin to manifest themselves through wholesale slaughter

-but u aren’t gonna feel angry and betrayed by someone to that massive fucking extent unless you trust/rely on them to at least some level. i mean notice that he kills the elders of his village, not people he knew in the village who might have been looking down on him so this is definitely a Village Issue

-so just saying: kakuzu has been massively betrayed by something which he trusted, he basically has nobody he’s attached to at all, also has lived a really fucking long time, long enough to see a lot of shit change. he possibly even lived through the transition from roving clans to villages. he accepts transience as a fact of life

-but people do naturally crave stability and i think that might be a big part of why kakuzu is really fuckin attached to his money. money doesn’t fuckin change or betray you and shit

-SO enter hidan

-kakuzu tries to kill him, probably a few times, because he gets irritated. i mean he stopped trying to control his temper since he left takigakure because why have self control when ur an s-class missing nin BUT

-im personally convinced that kakuzu gets attached rather quickly to people he spends time fighting with - shinobi partners, for example

-i mean, not a problem when you stab everyone to death before you get to know them

-but lets have hidan. kakuzu can’t fuckin make him go away no matter what he does

-AND the important part here is that hidan isn’t going to leave, isn’t going to die, has a reasonably predictable personality

-which makes hidan a stable factor in kakuzu’s life which, as i mentioned, he kind of gets attached to see: how much he loves money

-and this also makes kakuzu a stable factor for hidan, who, let’s face it, probably doesn’t have family or any kind of shit

-also hidan, like kakuzu, feels betrayed by his village and left in a torrent of bloodshed and anger

-also probably doesn’t have many constants in his life, besides religion/jashin

-and jashin is pretty obviously the most important thing, and that’s possibly because jashin doesn’t really do the betrayal thing - religion is a constant in life

-also jashin more or less takes care of hidan, at least making sure he doesn’t die

-which is to some extent also the same thing kakuzu does - i mean its hard to pick up but kakuzu is always there to put hidan back together/pick up his hitai-ate

-so they probably both rely on each other as unchanging variables in life, especially if they spend an extended amount of time together, finally begin to realize that the other isn’t gonna fuckin go anywhere

-also they probably like each other more than they let on

tl;dr: zombi combi forever

Personal Yuri on Ice Fic Rec List

This is Part Four! I am on a roll. Click here for Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Five, Part Six, and Part Seven.

1. Kintsugi
Yuuri Katsuki is a hitman burdened with a debt he can never repay. His target: Viktor Nikiforov, next Pakhan to one of the most dangerous families in the Russian mafia. When the two are drawn into a treacherous alliance after a mission gone wrong, the bonds of love and loyalty to family and duty begin to unravel—even as they get more tangled up in each other.

2. Those Second Thoughts You Asked For
The first time Victor skips backwards in time, he is fourteen years old.

3. Katsuki Yuuri Solemnly Swears That Time-Travel/Alternate Universe Bullshit Did Not Happen With The Intent to Piss Off Yuri Plisetsky
He is wrong.

4. Perfect Blue
Contrary to expectation, Phichit Chulanont, ice skating’s most media-savvy figure, wasn’t the person who confirmed Viktuuri. No, the honor goes to a Chinese seamstress dragged out of bed at 3 a.m. by a foreigner with too much money. And Katsuki Yuuri himself, who just wanted revenge for his blue tie (may it rest in peace).

5. Attachment Joy
If Yuuri and Viktor let go of each others’ hands, they’ll die. Or at least, that’s what they’re telling everyone. People are skeptical at first, but when days and then weeks go by without a sign of them so much as going to the bathroom without each other, everyone starts wondering what the hell is going on. Before they know it, the entire Russian figure skating team is obsessed with finding out, even if doing so includes sabotage, stalking, and some serious invasion of privacy.

6. Water’s Edge
For years, Yuuri had heard people say Viktor’s skating was otherworldly. He never thought they were being literal.

7. Frostburn
Russia is a new place, with new rules. A new game. And Victor has played this game before, but never like this, never with Yuuri at his side. This is the first time he is playing with something to lose.

8. One Week
Yuuri moves to Saint Petersburg after the Grand Prix and Victor offers him something he never expected. He has one week to decide.

9. This Body Overflowing
Yuuri has never wanted to be Victor Nikiforov. He wants to be owned by him instead; wants the whole world to see Victor in every move that he makes, like invisible handprints all over his skin.

10. Waiting for Worlds
Things have gotten challenging recently for the skaters preparing for Nationals.

11. The Power of Love
Yuuko and Yuuri dominate the singles skating competition as Japan’s power couple—except they aren’t a couple, and when their old skating idol stumbles into their personal life, everything rapidly goes downhill.

12. Call Everything on the Ice…
In which Victor learns Japanese while in Hasetsu, and it vastly improves his ability to communicate with Yuuri. (It makes everything worse.)

13. I See Red (and we connect)
Two important things happened to Victor Nikiforov the night he won his fifth Grand Prix Final gold. The first: He met Japanese skater Yuuri Katsuki and accidentally offended him. The second: A red string appeared on his finger.  

14. My beloved was weighed down.
In which things aren’t always perfect, and the world shows its shitty side in the face of your most perfect happiness. All Victor can do is protect Yuuri.

15. love at second sight
After the Grand Prix Final, Victor struggles back into skating and settles into his life with Yuuri.

16. i feel like i win when i lose
Yuuri’s life is a mess. He came a spectacular last in the Grand Prix Finals, drank too much at the banquet, initiated no fewer than three dance-offs, took his shirt off, wore his tie like a headband, pole-danced in his underpants, made a fool of himself in front of ISU officials—and now, somehow, he’s Viktor Nikiforov’s booty call.

17. rumour has it
Viktor Nikiforov is a genius. He tops the level without having to study and he can perform most spells without his wand. He was the second-ever first-year Seeker in the school, and the first Slytherin one at that. He’s a Parselmouth and he’s tamed the other basilisk hidden in the school’s plumbing. He has washboard abs and really defined hipbones. He’s the only son in a long line of pureblood Slytherins and he’s half-Veela and he can speak Mermish and he was born as Voldemort’s secret daughter which is why he’s prettier than half of the girls in school and— “Where do you even get all these?” Viktor asks, eyebrows drawn together in bemusement. “I’m not even a pureblood, I’m Muggleborn.”

18. salchow fury
When asked what it feels like to be both the youngest ranger in the PPDC and the legendary Viktor Nikiforov’s co-pilot, Yuri Plisetsky looks at the camera dead on and says, “Like walking in on your parents having sex. Continuously.”

I need to slow down the rate at which I read fanfic. Maybe I should devote some of my energy to finishing the Temeraire series. I literally have a Chapters bag full of unread books sitting on my bedroom floor.

Used to This - Part V

Overview: You’ve lived with the Winchesters for years as a fellow hunter, and everyone has always stayed well in the friend zone. What happens when nightmares come haunting and Dean offers to help? Will things change, or is it all in your head?

Characters: Dean, Reader

Word Count: 2,434

Warnings: mild language, Dean snuggles, fluff, sassy arguments, weighted decisions, an ending where some of you might scream at me for more and I’ll just smile and wave for the time being

A/N: This is the last “official” part. I keep putting ‘official’ in quotes because I’ve left this to where I could pick it up again easily with a new chapter or some baby drabbles if my mind so leads me. But for now, my soul is happy with this resolution. Thanks for all the love you guys have shown me for this :) I hope you love how it turns out.

Beta’d by: @wheresthekillswitch - “Leave Sammy’s hair alone!”

Also beta’d by: @hannahindie - “I just snorted so hard I scared the cat.”

Read: (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) (Part 4)

I found myself incapable of responding. Of moving. Of thinking.

All I could do was feel.

Goosebumps along my spine with every exhale against the back of my neck.

Fire pulsing when Dean tightened his arm around me.

Electricity shooting up my legs when his feet curled around mine.

Heat pooling through every inch of my being like water slowly warming up in the shower. Water that quickly got hot. Very hot.

Dean’s nose brushed my ear as he pulled me closer to him, and my heart rate spiked even more.

This is it. This is how it ends. Internal combustion.

My stiff muscles twitched of their own accord.

“Y/N?”

Oh shit.

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