how can someone be so dumb

OKAY BUT concept: Lazytown, but it’s meant for teenagers

Okay but- imagine how different Lazytown would be if it were meant for teens while STILL trying to be educational 

Like, it’s a few years into the future, and all the kids are now in middle or high school (depending on age. I like to think Ziggy 13, Stingy and Stephanie 14, and Trixie and Pixel 16) 

Of course, Sportacus, Robbie, and the other adults would all treat the children differently now that they are older. They are open to talk to the kids about more mature and serious topics 

The teens are a really confusing time to be going through, and I’m sure Sportacus would still be just as supportive and willing to save the day…he just does so in different ways now 

The show would cover and educate teens on  issues that teens might go through like 

*Ziggy being self-conscious about his weight to the point where he just- stops eating and Sportacus tells him that how his body FEELS is more important, rather than how it LOOKS (covering body positivity, eating disorders, showing that boys can have that problem too) 

*Stingy developing his very first crush on someone and becoming very clingy and possesive and needing to be taught that people are NOT like things and you can’t just CLAIM a person as yours (covering consent and healthy relationships) 

*Steph getting her period for the first time and she and the Mayor have no idea wtf is going on (cuz lbr, the mayor is kind of dumb) so Sport’s crystal beeps and they’re like “she’s bleeding!” and Sport knows what’s happening but doesn’t know what to do so they actually call Bessie for help. But after that, Sporto starts carrying pads/tampons along with him just in case cuz you gotta stick out for your friends 

*Given the amount of time Pixel spends with computers, I’m sure you can make at least one episode on internet safety with it. Pixel’s crush on Stephanie might be good material for episodes on teenage romance and healthy relationships too 

*Trixie maybe starting to realize that she’s “not like other girls” and doesn’t really pay much attention to boys like they do (covering sexuality) Perhaps she even likes Stephanie a little which could add the element of a love triangle

*Maybe in that same episode, Sport teaches them about gender and sexuality in general and he brings up non-binary gender and Robbie overhears and identifies it with himself, giving us a message that it’s never too late to come out or discover who you are 

*Imagine the drama of an episode where one of the kids gets their hands on a cigarette and Sport catches them just before they’re about to light it and for the very first time EVER, he’s visibly VERY ANGRY at and DISSAPOINTED in the kids, but it’s all out of a place of concern 

*Or an episode where Robbie slips Sport just ONE shot of alcohol in secret and given how sensitive his body is to just SUGAR, Sport instantly gets alcohol poisoning which leads to Robbie freaking out and probably asking the kids for help or something because not even sportscandy is fixing it (teaching kids to be careful around alcohol and also what to do if a friend happens to get sick) 

*Sport shown to actually be overwhelmed with worry about the safety of people in town every once in a while and having anxiety over it, and being confused because he goes outside a lot and eats healthy so WHY is it happening? And Robbie who also dealt with anxiety issues in the past actually telling him that sometimes, that’s not enough and how sometimes, medications and therapy may help (teaching that it’s okay to let people know you aren’t always ok, and that you shouldn’t hide it) 

And of course, Sport would STILL be promoting a healthy lifestyle in general. He’s the cool high school health teacher dad, who’ll talk to the kids about anything they want to know, from puberty to sex to crushes, anything. And Robbie has toned it down on the schemes a bit (since the kids are older and much less guillable now so there’s no point) and has warmed up to the kids a bit now that they are older. But, he’s still the lazy insomniac we know and love. Maybe sometimes, …Robbie might even be a better teacher in terms of MENTAL health than Sportacus even, given all the stuff that he himself has dealt with having 

…Not to mention, an older target audience opens up potential for Sportarobbie to actually be a thing? 

There’s just- so much potential that Lazytown could STILL have, even if it weren’t meant for younger kids

This is just- something that I really really want and like to think about 

EDIT: Some MORE ideas for you since I came up with more 

*Pixel’s crush on Steph just getting bigger and bigger but he has no idea how to talk to girls, so for whatever reason, he asks ROBBIE for advice on how to do that, who ends up bringing out Rottenella for him to practice on 

*That ends up being a bust given that Rottenella can’t talk, so he ends up asking TRIXIE to help him practice and even after realizing that the girl he has an eye on is Stephanie, …she helps him out anyway even if it hurts, because Stephanie and Pixel are her friends and she actually….sacrifices her own feelings for theirs 

*Sport is the one person that Trixie can talk to and vent to about her feelings for Steph, being the one guy she can trust, and then Sport totally hits us with the feels by being like “I understand what you’re going through….the person I like wants me out of town forever.” 

*Robbie going through one of his depressed states during the winter holidays (perhaps seasonal affective disorder? The episode covers depression) and isolating himself around Christmas because his self-esteem is in the gutter and he’s convinced that nobody wants him around, so he’ll spend the holidays alone, and Sport is just heartbroken and like “No, you’re very wrong, we WANT you to come be with us and we love you” and we finally get a translated performance of “Aleinn um Jolin” 

*Robbie reprogrammed Sugar-Pie to act like a normal dog, but one day he stops functioning  and is beyond repair and basically “passes away”, and everyone else is like “??? but it’s a robot, just make another.” But Sport reminds the kids that regardless, this was someone that Robbie was close to and that they should let  him grieve and be there for him (covering loss, death, and the stages of grief, which is something everyone goes through at some point) 

*Bessie becoming the unofficial mom that helps the girls out with the things that Sportacus and the Mayor might lack ability or knowledge to help in (like, bra shopping and shit like that because the idea of momma Busybody is just great, you guys) 

*Being the youngest, Ziggy is just entering high school and the older kids support him and help him get used to the transition from middle school 

*At least one episode with the trope where one of the boys is dealing with their voice cracking due to puberty (Stingy, because he would be the funniest) 

*There is still a Bing Bang at the end of each episode, but each one is different where sometimes, a different character sings it, or the music changes genres or parodies some sort of pop culture reference 

…You can make at least 12 episodes out of all this? That’s like, half a season right there 

ANOTHER EDIT: I’ve noticed how a big handful of you said that you fucking want this? Well, I’m not stopping you? Everyone, be my fucking guest if you wanna contribute to this in any sort of way. 

Actually…it might be kind of fun, making this into a sort of group project (collaborate on art, fics, etc) You guys can like, message me if that sounds cool

You know I don’t think Jack knew he liked Ashi till this exact moment

“Why am I so nervous? Oh no oh no oh god no I like her.. I am not prepared for for this!!!!”

“Shitshitshit our hands touched what do I do?!?!?!??! I should say something I should say something come on brain make words happen.”

“Oh no stop talking. I’m making it sooooooo much worse. STOP TALKING!!!”

“Well I’m sweating worse than when I fought a legit army this is great. Is there a book on this? I feel like I should have been taught something. Well so long as I don’t talk again…”

“OH GOD WHY AM I TALKING AGAIN!?!?!”

“Ok ok I can do this we spoke before right? Yes yes we definitely did. Why is this so hard now?!?”

“Is it these uuuummmmm feelings I uh mmmmm does she like me too? I don’t know if i can handle that. Oh where is that figment of my mind to tell me what to do?”

“Oh thank god someone is trying to kill us. This I know how to deal with……should that concern me?”

ithinkihopr  asked:

So in movies I've seen sword clashes where they will just try and use brute force to take out the other person until one succeeds or backs out. Is there a reliable other way to get out of that clash or is that actually how it happens?

So, Matt Easton over on his Scholagladitoria channel talked about how this was stupid in one of his videos, and we linked it in one of our asks, but I can’t find it now. The answer is when you’re looking at sword duels, those movie sword clashes are dumb. They’re an excuse for these protracted monologues which should end before they begin with someone being socked in the jaw.

See, that’s the thing. You can use other parts of your body. You disengage, they come forward, and you hit them with your fist.

Swords aren’t brute force weapons, and it’s actually fairly difficult to lock them together. This situation wouldn’t be occurring if both actors weren’t choosing to participate in this specific way. It doesn’t work like this because one of the key factors in basic hand to hand combat also applies to swords. This is that if you have two people shoving at each other, both applying equal force in an attempt to push the other back, one can simply let go. With no force to push against, the other person becomes unbalanced and they fall.

Strength isn’t the only way to win. In fact, it’s a fairly bad one to bet all your chips on. With movies, these scenes are supposed to be a symbolic expression of strength and combat ability. The winner shows his dominance over the loser. It’s the sort of stupid Alpha dog shit that will get you killed in real life because strength, at least the way most people think of it, means a lot less than it seems to. Combat and defense aren’t built on physical resistance all the time, they’re mutable, and shifting. Sometimes, you just let go and end up in a better position than the one you started in.

Say someone has you by the arm and their pulling you, but you don’t want to go with them. You can resist by planting your feet and drawing back in the opposite direction which is what they expect or you can go with them. By go with them, I mean physically throw yourself at them. They give you a nice hard yank and you use that as a launch pad, use it against them, and hit them so you both topple to the ground.

The logic of combat is conservation of energy. You only have so much to work with and are constantly expending it, so you want to win as fast as possible. Endurance training will expand your pool, martial training gives you more resources to work with, but the pool itself is always finite.

Pushing against another human who is applying equal force to you takes more energy than letting go. You use up that finite pool faster, wear out your muscles with constant tensing. It’s a bad position, one you don’t want to be in. With a sword, when you lose out you get stabbed. Unless you’re specifically of the mindset where you’re chasing death, you want to win.

The Hollywood version of the sword clash is there to give the actors a breather and spout their dialogue, which is the kind of talking you usually can’t get off in a tense fight anyway. You need that air to breathe so the oxygen goes back into your blood, and your attention on keeping the other person from killing you. Witticism is for when things aren’t serious.

-Michi

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Pissed Off - Zach Dempsey

-NOT MY GIF-

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Word Count: 1,023

Warnings: Swearing

Plot Summary: You end up accidentally pissing off the one and only Zach Dempsey. Now you have to make it up to him.

A/n: I know I’m doing pretty much all Zach Dempsey imagines right now but I love his character. Feel free to request an imagine for any of the characters listed on my Masterlist (:

“So how was Biology?” asked Hannah seemingly stepping out of nowhere.

“I’d say hell on earth, everyone’s failing apart from Dempsey” you said as the two of you walked off towards the lunch hall.

“Zach doesn’t he play basketball?” asked Hannah looking at you with a confused expression.

“Yeah and just because he’s acing the class miss is expecting everyone else to, why can’t the guy stick to being a dumb jock and make everyone’s lives easier” you laughed and Hannah giggled.

Suddenly someone pushed past you crashing into your shoulder with force before storming off down the hallway. You were too concerned about your shoulder and not dropping the stack of books you were holding to realise who it was.

“Oh god I think he heard you” said Hannah as you looked up just in time to see the one and only Zach Dempsey storm off around the corner.

“What’s he going to do anyway” you said pissed glaring at the corner and rubbing your shoulder.

“Well considering he’s six two and built like a brick shit house, not to mention he’s one of the most popular guys in the school I would say there are a fair few things that he could do to make your life hell” she said taking some of your books from you in an attempt to help.

“Oh god” you said looking at Hannah who had a sympathetic expression on her face.

“Yeah” she said rising her eyebrows.

The two of you sat down on one of the empty tables in the food hall, Hannah placing your books down next to you as you rubbed your shoulder. You got your lunch out of your bag picked up your sandwich and as you were about to take a bite you looked over to Zach’s table. He was smiling then as his eyes met yours his smile faded and turned into more of a pissed off look before he looked away from you and back to his friend.

“Oh, you have really pissed him off” said Hannah as you looked at her; she had turned her head into the direction of Zach and had seen what had happened.

“Great” you said putting your sandwich down suddenly not feeling hungry.

“If you don’t fix this then he has the power to destroy you” she said turning back to face you with as serious expression on her face.

“What do you mean fix this, there’s no fixing this! No one messes with a Jock without their life being ruined, you just wait today its dirty looks tomorrow it will be slime in my locker” you said crossing your arms.

“Slime?” She said a smile creeping onto her face.

You couldn’t help but smile.

“It was the first thing that popped into my head ok” you said trying to keep your angry face but failing as Hannah starting laughing.

“Ok, ok but on a serious note we can’t let that happen all you have to do is go up and apologise for what you said” said Hannah trying to put on the most serious face she had.

“Yeah because marching over there right now is a really good idea” you said shaking your head. “I’m just going to have to move to Antarctica and live with the penguins” finished

“There aren’t any Penguins in Antarctica” laughed Hannah. “Wow you really are shit at biology” she said shaking her head laughing.

“Oh well then I will go find Santa” you said “Become an elf or something.”

“Look just catch up with him after baseball practice today, he usually practices alone in sports hall so apologise then” she said as the bell rang and the two of you stood up to go to your form rooms.

“Yeah and if he doesn’t murder me then I will go and get my feet fitted for little green pointy boots and find some stripy tights” you said with a laugh as you waved goodbye to Hannah as the two of you headed in different directions to your form rooms.

You spent the next hour of History thinking about what the hell you were going to day to Zach, but as you slowly walked towards the doors of the sports hall all the plans you had made faded from your head and you heart hammered. You stood outside the door reluctant to go in as you heard the ball smacking into the ground again and again along with the squeak of his trainers on the floor.

Suddenly the door opened scaring you half to death and there stood Zach Dempsey, in his shorts bare chested just inches from you.

“What the hell are you doing here Y/n” he said and you winced at how your name came out of his mouth.

“I’m here to apologise” you said trying to look at anything but his toned chest or his muscular arms.

His expression didn’t change.

“I’m sorry for what I said about you being a dumb Jock and all that” you said quietly as he stared down at you, his gaze making you forget how to England.

“Apology not accepted” he said with a smirk.

“What?!” you said his statement breaking you out of your trance as you looked up at him shocked and confused.

“I said that I don’t accept your apology, you’re going to have to do better than that to earn my forgiveness” he said smirking again, the look in your eye made your stomach fill with butterflies.

“What do you mean?” you asked frowning trying as hard as you could not to appear weak under his gaze.

“Well” he said as he stepped closer to you leaning down a little bit, he brought his hands to your face and then kissed you.

You felt the cool wall against your back as he pressed up against you, you kissed back the kiss becoming more and more heated by the second as one of his arms went to your waist pulling you closer still. The he pulled away, you opened your eyes and he was smiling.

“Well that certainly a start” he said and you smiled.

wither me down

Summary: It’s strange, how Otabek doesn’t mind that his lungs are filled with flowers and each day is more agonizing than the last. After all, loving Yuri Plisetsky is a privilege in and of itself. (belated happy valentine’s day! warning for character death, otayuri, hanahaki au, word count: 6166)



He first meets Yuri when he is twelve, almost thirteen. He is hunched over, heaving from the strenuous exercise that Yakov made them do, and he looks up to try again when he sees him. He must be ten at the oldest, and is without a doubt the best student in that room. Otabek never pays much attention to the other students, but this time he looks at this boy, who manages to complete the exercise he’s been struggling with effortlessly.

And then the boy’s head turned to look at his direction, and he is captivated.

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baekhyun imitating the different type of fan screams in different tones omg

DOOM at the National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York

Remember when DOOM was inducted to the World Video Game Hall of Fame? Remember when they originally had a poll for the nominees but apparently it was brigaded so they took it down and elected the first inductees by themselves?

Anyway, here’s the section for DOOM in their museum that everyone can check out.

By the way, absolute class act from the staff by making a mention of how acts of violence have always existed in humanity’s history, predating violent videogames (and even electricity!).

(I believe someone should send a certain person from a certain news network down this section, just as a friendly reminder to not spit whatever dumb shit comes to his mind).

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anonymous asked:

Can I request RFA reaction To MC in a wheelchair

finally getting round to this. sorry for the long wait

Yoosung

  • i feel he would be hella surprised

(side note: sorry Yoosung is perpetually shook i don’t intend it that way)

  • it never crossed his mind that MC was disabled 
  • he’s never befriended a disabled person before so he’s really curious
  • asks MC all sorts of questions 
  • MC’s happy to answer them all even the dumb ones
  • ‘No Yoosung you can’t decorate my wheelchair with LOLOL stickers’
  • they’ve never had someone so interested in them
  • MC plays wheelchair basketball for the uni
  • Yoosung swore he’d seen them before
  • rip he’s hardly in the sports centre so…..
  • becomes their number one fan
  • always cheering at their games

Zen

  • wonders how MC can still look so elegant in a wheelchair
  • he finds the height difference funny
  • MC swears if the wheelchair wasn’t stunting their growth they would tower over him
  • luckily with the wheelchair Zen can walk at a normal pace without waiting for MC to catch up
  • Zen is always finding ways to make MC’s wheelchair prettier
  • PIMP MY RIDE: WHEELCHAIR EDITION
  • he legit added tassels
  • he was so happy MC didn’t have the heart to tell him they looked tacky
  • he cares for MC so much 
  • will carry MC anywhere if they ask him
  • MC’s lowkey worried he’s straining himself tho
  • tho this boi is  s w o l e   a f  doesn’t even break a sweat

Jaehee

  • she’s so sweet about it
  • Baehee has natural mothering tendencies so she really cares for MC
  • likes to push MC everywhere
  • MC says they can do it themselves but Jaehee says she shouldn’t use so much energy
  • plus she lowkey like guiding MC everywhere
  • MC has the tendency to dash off to places and she always gets scolded by Jaehee 
  • rip they both can’t reach high shelves
  • they both get really embarrassed when they have to ask for help at the supermarket
  • when their relationship gets more serious
  • Jaehee and MC move into a cute little bungalow 
  • it’s honestly so convenient 
  • the place is super homey to so the RFA members keep crashing there

Jumin

  • lol and you thought Yoosung was shook
  • he thinks it’s really cute tho
  • he justs wants to protect MC all the time
  • MC find Elizabeth sleeping in her wheelchair so often
  • it becomes her favourite nap spot
  • Jumin is actually really surprised that there are still places without disabled facilities
  • MC jokingly says he should C&R should start investing in the business
  • Jumin took it seriously tho
  • it earns a hella dosh 
  • Jumin says MC should be the spokesperson 
  • MC’s like lol wym
  • Jumin always buys MC the comfiest wheelchairs

(side note 2: looking into it wheelchairs are actually hella expensive lol)

  • but Jumin’s RIch™ so…

Seven (Saeyoung)

  • rip Seven knows everything
  • stalked MC’s instagram 
  • found out they were a paralympic athlete
  • excited af
  • watches all their competitions
  • asks if he can see MC’s medals
  • MC tells him to tone it down
  • Seven has no chill tho
  • but honestly they have such a cute dynamic
  • it’s mostly Seven annoying MC and her roasting him but 
  • it’s the thought that counts
  • Seven loves using disabled parking spaces tho
  • it means his babies don’t get scratched 
  • also he has an excuse to use elevators all the time
  • he’s lazy as fuck so this is a god send
  • MC’s lowkey salty about it and tells him to stop taking advantage of their situation
  • Seven’s like ‘you know you love me’ 
  • MC’s like

~Admin Petty

anonymous asked:

okay but imagine an au where kara was kidnapped and tortured by CADMUS for months and she'd finally escape or be saved by the DEO and she'd be afraid to sleep alone because of night terrors so she'd call Lena for a sleepover and Lena would comfort her :,)

Kara wouldn’t want to bother Alex and Maggie, so she would just sit home alone with all the lights on because she’s terrified. She would try to distract herself with romcoms. Kara would want to fly but she would be too scared to leave the house by herself, because the last time she did that she got hit by a kryptonite dart and woken up in a cage. So she would sit on her bed, holding her legs tight while she rocks herself back and forth when another panic attack strikes.

But talking to Lena always makes her feel better. So she writes her an email at 3am, knowing that Lena wouldn’t even see it until the morning but just writing to her still helps. It would be a regular email about something totally random, but anything just to make the connection with the brunette.

What Kara wouldn’t expect is a reply only 3 minutes later. Kara finds out that Lena doesn’t sleep more than 3 hours per night. Lena asks her why is she awake and if she’s alright. Kara tries to avoid telling her just how badly she feels, she beats around the bush making dumb excuses but Lena knows.

She asks Kara if she can come over and bring some chinese food. (Kara was starving but was too afraid to order anything. Not that a pizza guy would hurt her, but the mere act of opening the door and interacting with someone…)

Kara asks if she can bring pizza as well. So they eat and talk and watch movies and Kara falls asleep with her head on Lena’s lap. It’s the most sleep she got all week since they got her back.

Lena makes dumb excuses about how bored she is and how much she simply enjoys Kara’s company, just so she can come over again every day. It becomes their thing, and Kara can only sleep when Lena is there spooning her. Sometimes she would wake up screaming n Lena would hold her tight and whisper that she’s safe n give her kisses.

Capitalist Thought (based on a real conversation)

*Yes, a capitalist actually made these arguments to me.*

Capitalist: Capitalism is good because it gives humans the tools required to not only survive, but thrive.

Communist: Expand, please.

Capitalist: By creating economic growth, of course!

Communist: Come again?

Capitalist: OK, let me give you a microcosm. You have a man who wants to build an object, so he needs tools. He goes to the tool maker and buys the tools. The man then makes the object, but wants to make a better object. So he buys plans from someone else. So he goes to the tool maker to buy better tools. Since the tool maker can no longer keep up with the demands, he hires others to make tools for him. And the original object maker hires others to make objects for him! And this continues all the way to the point in which the tools needed to make the objects evolve to the point that they can make the objects faster than ever!

Communist: So how are the new tool makers and object makers compensated?

Capitalist: With a salary, of course!

Communist: And does that salary reflect the work of the new workers? After all, consider the notion that, without those workers, the tool maker would not have any tools to sell.

Capitalist: No, see, the tool maker didn’t HAVE to hire anyone. He hired them voluntarily, so the workers agreed to work with him.

Communist: Wait, what?

Capitalist: See, it’s like this: (gives his life story where he brags about lifting himself off his bootstraps) and that’s why Capitalism is good.

Communist: Well, (gives his life story of being exploited by the Bourgeois) and those are the flaws of Capitalism.

Capitalist: Well, nobody is obligated to hire you.

Communist: What?

Capitalist: See, you were given a contract out of the employer’s free will, and you signed it of your own free will. So whatever happened to you was your own fault. I would rather go on an epic quest against DEATH ITSELF than ever point a finger at anyone more well off than I, for doing so is inevitably pointing a finger at myself!

Communist: What the hell are you on about?

Capitalist: THIS is why capitalism is not, nor will ever be, theft! Only by breaking contractual terms can there be theft, and that’s illegal!

Communist: Wait-

Capitalist: And this is why communism is bad! Communism argues that capitalism wants its workers to be unskilled. Not so! Capitalism wants its workers to be as skilled as possible!

Communist: Our arguments are that-

Capitalist: Workers need to realize that communism wants them dumb, unthinking, and unskilled. Capitalism, not communism, shall free the worker!

Communist: What about the people who can’t get jobs, in spite of how badly they need them?

Capitalist: Ah, but that’s part of nature. Luck is a part of nature, and nature is inescapable! If someone is without work and cannot lift himself off his bootstraps, he has no one to blame but himself!

Communist: But-

Capitalist: I recognize that there are some limitations right now, such as racism, nepotism, and sexism. But Capitalism is a CURE for these ails!

Communist: How the HELL is Capitalism a cure for these ailments?

Capitalist: see, the Free Market will-

Communist: Now you hold on right there! Let me tell you a little something something, mister! Capitalism was doing fine and dandy at a time when women were expected to stay at home and be mothers! Capitalism didn’t care a rat’s behind about forcing CHILDREN to work 12 hours a day in dangerous factories for pennies an hour! Cap-

Capitalist: I repeat, those workers weren’t obligated to-

Communist: The threat of hunger and homelessness is a more powerful chain than any metal could ever hope to be!

Capitalist: All humans face that threat, workers and bosses alike. It’s nature.

Communist: Bosses? Bosses who always look for any way to skimp out on paying workers their fair wages? How many workers are made to work unpaid overtime?

Capitalist: Like I said, the only theft is breaking contract terms, and that’s illegal. Capitalism guarantees a fair wage.

Communist: What about these sweatshop workers who work for pennies on the dollar to make shirts to be sold for over 70 apiece?

Capitalist: They are free to-

Communist: NO THEY ARE NOT! THEIR COUNTRIES ARE POOR! THERE AREN’T MANY OPPORTUNITIES, IF ANY AT ALL!

Capitalist: That’s too bad, but that’s nature. If you can’t lift yourself up, you have no one to blame but yourself. I did it, why can’t they?

Communist: Not everyone has boots to lift themselves up with. For many it’s a struggle just to survive.

Capitalist: That’s just a cheap excuse. Like I said, I did it. And if I can-

Communist: You don’t care about anyone, do you? You look at the suffering of others and you just go and say “you suffer because you want to.”

Capitalist: Life is a competition. Capitalism just makes it an even playing field.

Communist: Every man for himself, huh?

Capitalist: As nature dictates.

THE LESSON: don’t bother debating capitalists.

“The Art of Being Brave” Carl Grimes x Reader

Word Count: 3,311

Carl Grimes x Reader

Summary: You and Carl have always had feelings for each other. These feelings have been left unsolved, until one night when the tension begins to be too much.

Warnings: Mentions of death, language, fluff, smut, unprotected sex (please don’t do this), loss of virginity


Having a devastatingly handsome guy as your best friend is probably the hardest thing in the world. Especially when you live in the same house together, and you’re around each other twenty four seven.

When you two had first met at the prison, you didn’t think he liked you. If you’re being honest, you actually thought he hated you. He would avoid you every time you tried to strike up a conversation with him, only saying a few words before he would just walk away.

Eventually you got him to open up to you, and he admitted that he was just nervous about being around a girl his age. He hadn’t had very many experiences with girls since the outbreak began. This turned into a beautiful friendship between you two, and now you’re staying together in the same house in Alexandria.

You know he has feelings for you, or at least he used to (there was an incident when you first arrived in Alexandria involving alcohol in which he admitted his feelings… yeah), but lately you weren’t sure. He’s been spending more and more time with Enid, and you’re starting to think he has feelings for her. You’re somewhat jealous, you’ll admit- you like Carl a lot, and you want him for yourself. But, of course, you’re too afraid to tell him how you feel. Which only makes you more frustrated, because you desperately want Carl. In more ways than one.

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maelstrom [ jimin ]

noun : a powerful whirlpool in the sea or river ; a situation or state of confused movement or violent turmoil.

you don’t know if you want to hit him or kiss him.

pairing: park jimin x reader
genre: fluff
type: college au
word count: 2,101 words
warnings: none
author’s note: happy birthday to my other half #rat @dreamscript whom I love very much despite her swerving ass that goes from jimin to namjoon to inseong and maybe back to jimin someday if he’s lucky. you’re so rad and wonderful and gorgeous and memetastic, and you meme so much to me, and i’m so glad that I sent you a message a little over a year ago screaming over your writing. I heavily based this on your recent messages lmao and I apologize because I know nothing about naruto (but i think it means whirlpool in japanese, hence the title lol) but anyway ily neo phoenix congrats for surviving another year!! *cue congratulatory pterodactyl screeches*


You enjoy being a part of the UN Conference Club your college hosts very much. But do you enjoy the people in the club? Maybe not so much. First of all, how can some people be so dumb? And second of all… well, there does not really need to be a second of all because stupidity covers all of it.

During the three-day conference, there is a historical crisis committee for the Spanish American War where the main focus centered on how to avoid the war entirely in 1898. On the first day—which is the most formal day—the attorney general, Inseong, immediately requested $1.2 million dollars to fund biotech companies to end tuberculosis. In response, someone asked if he knew just how much $1.2 million dollars amounted to in 1898. He insisted that he knew and that it was only a small price.

It was equivalent to 7 billion dollars today.

And he had planned to fund that entire sum of money that into biotech companies, which were most likely nonexistent back then.

How did this kid even win Best Delegate? Granted, his face paled considerably when the 7 billion dollars were announced, and he revoked his statement, but still.

Thus, there was example number one of idiocy.

Example number two?

Park Jimin and his ridiculous antics.

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170402 Jikook/Kookmin

Okay so this is about the Hollywire interview, which I’m positive (and 100% sure) that it happened on the 2nd day of the concert in Anaheim.

Ah before starting, I need to make myself clear as well. This is basically guess, assumption, opinion etc. which is made by a Jikook/Kookmin shipper (me xD). So it can be very biased, of course, even tho I try my best not to be biased, since I’m the type of shipper who only believes in what she sees. But yeah, you can disagree and dislike it, but I hope no one will be rude to Jikook/Kookmin shippers in general because of this. Please don’t judge other shippers just because of me is what I mean :-)


So let’s review what happened that day 1st.

I’m not sure if this happened before or after the soundcheck, but I guess it happened after, since they were fully clothed and wore makeup. 

On that day (you can refer to this fanaccount for more detail), I basically summed it up as Jimin rejected a backhug from Jungkook. We didn’t know what happened in detail, but I assumed they had a small quarrel, and perhaps, perhaps Jungkook was the cause, so I observed some unnatural things below.


1st:

Somehow I notice Jungkook is pretty cautious towards Jimin, like his wary eyes looking to Jimin’s direction here:

Like he looks pretty uneasy:


2nd:

And when they are asked to do the Bangtan bangtan bangbangtan cheer, 1st Monie gives the sign to Jimin by touching him:

Notice how quickly Jungkook reacts while Jin is still holding his hands together:

As Jungkook’s fingers lands on Monie’s hand, Jimin’s are supposed to be next:

Like normally your hand should go down, but Jimin’s hand suddenly goes up (he changes its direction very clear, please refer to the original video to see):

and then literally lands in the air before some other members put their fingers there and he places his on

Okay, I totally mean that he avoids skinship with Jungkook.


3rd:

Moving on, I’m pretty sure most of you noticed international playboy Jungkook is back, he keeps placing his hand on the wall behind the interviewer’s back, but another coincidence happens right after Hobi places his hand on Jimin’s shoulder:

It’d be a coincidence for me if Jungkook didn’t see it, and his expressions weren’t like that… You know, one thing adds to another… So he’s getting close to the interviewer again with that hand on the wall.


4th:

Next, when the interviewer asks “who’s the most intense on stage?”, even tho she said all were indicating Monie, my shipper’s eyes can’t help but notice Jungkook is actually pointing at Jimin (the camera didn’t film Jungkook’s face so I couldn’t verify if he was looking at Jimin, so I could be wrong here).

And Jimin is clearly not very amused even tho he was smiling just secs before…


5th:

When they are asked who takes the longest time to prepare…

He has this kinda look when he looks at Jimin, I dunno how to explain it, like kinda sulky(?) :

but he mumbles “Jimin” anw xD

While everyone is smiling Jungkook is “…”


I’m like 80% sure that I notice that tongue-in-the-cheek-thing here after Jimin being complimented and everyone having fun (except for our baby), but I could be wrong because of the lighting…

Maybe someone who can gif can try to gif this moment and somehow tries to make the lighting differently so that it’s easier to see? I dunno, I’m dumb when it comes to technology, sorry, I tried TT_TT

If this is really true then at this point I’m pretty convinced he just does that thing unconsciously whenever it comes to Jimin. It’s nothing bad tbh, please don’t make a big deal out of it…

Bonus:

You can watch this interview which happened on the same day as well. I mean it’s so rare for them to stand next to each other and have no interaction at all, esp. there’s this heavy air surrounding them. Look how when the interview just starts, Jimin distances himself from Jungkook this much:


All in all, I make this not to cause any controversy/worry about their relationship. They’re humans, they have feelings. They can be mad, they can quarrel sometimes. That doesn’t mean their relationship will break or collapse or anything of the sort. I just find it interesting to observe their interaction with each other, in good or bad times.

And I’m pretty sure they solved it not too long after that. I mean, hello, 21st century girls’s moments (maybe Jimin hit Jungkook’s chest because of that haha * joke joke *)

So yeah, thank you so much for bearing with my horrible screen caps and writing. I mean, I tried my best, so… 

Also, if anyone has anything about Jikook/Kookmin that you wanna discuss with me, please feel free to do so (pretty please, I’ve been using this for a while but I have no one to talk with TT_TT)

Again, thank you for spending time reading this~~~ and have a nice day or good night wherever you are~, be happy with Jikook and Bangtan ♥

🐥🐰🌼🌺☀️✨🌙

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Requested by Anon #288

Newt: Are you sure you don’t need help with those Y/N?
Y/N: No, no, I got it Newt thanks.
Newt; Did you hear what happened to Zart?
Y/N: No. What happened?
Newt: Jeff is bandaging him up, apparently he got too distracted while working and the dumb shank hurt himself.
Y/N: How could he get distracted? There is nothing here worth staring at. No offence but it’s all just grass and the same walls.
Newt: I mean I get pretty distracted sometimes…
Y/N: By what?
Newt; Well in case you haven’t noticed Y/N, you’re the only girl in the glade. So for some people it can…distract them.
Y/N: *mumbles* Feelings mutual.
Newt: Wait what? Is there someone you like here?
Y/N: Maybe…
Newt: Do I know him?
Y/N: You know him very well. You could be the same person.
Newt: *leans in* Does he happen to have an accent?
Gally: Newt! *pulls him away* What the shuck are you doing?! 
Y/N: Gally let him go!
Gally: He was flirting with you! Newt you know I’ve told everyone to not even talk to Y/N, never mind flirt with her!
Y/N: You what?
Gally: I told all the boys to stop looking at you like you’re a piece of meat! You’re my sister and I’m not letting anyone, EVEN the second in command go near you!
Y/N: That isn’t your choice! Yes it annoys me how they look at me sometimes but telling them to not even talk to me is worse! Let Newt go!
Gally: You’re my sister, I have to protect you.
Y/N: *pulls Newt away* I flirted with him! I was the one who leaned in! Not him!
Newt: Y/N…
Gally: Stop protecting him.
Y/N: No. I can look after myself why can’t you trust me?
Gally: I’m only trying to look out for you.
Y/N: I know and I love you for that but you need to let me be me.
Gally: *sighs* Fine. But if any of the boys hurt you I get to make their lives hell.
Y/N: *laughs* Deal.

Fight For Love - Theo Raeken and Stiles Stilinski

Originally posted by procrastinationoutlet

Summary: Theo brings an injured Stiles to (Y/N)’s doorstep after a brutal fight over her love.

“(Y/N). Help!” I heard from outside my door followed by loud knocks. I quickly ran to the front door after putting on my dressing gown due to me being in my pj’s. I swung open the door and Theo shoved past, holding a bleeding Stiles.

“Oh my god! Quick, put him here.” I say as I run into the kitchen and shove all the books off the counter. “I think I still have a kit from Deaton; give me a sec.” I run out the room and search for a small green box that had needles and supernatural healing remedies. I spot the box in one of my draws and grab it, sprinting back down to Stiles. 

“Okay, what happened? What creatures done this to him?”

“Uhh werewolf.” Theo mumbled and I raised my eyebrow giving him a quick glance. 

“Stiles, you okay?” I say as I hold his cheek making him look me in the eyes. He cries in pain and shakes his head, unable to talk. “We need to work quickly.” I rip his shirt off and grab a cream, needle and thread out of the box and lay them out in front of me. “Stiles, I’m sorry but this is going to be one of the worst things you’ll ever feel.” I say before applying the cream to his wounds. He flinches and wails in pain. “Hold him down, Theo!” As I begin stitching his wounds I see Theo’s veins turning black. I smile at him softly when I notice how much pain he’s also going through by absorbing Stiles’. I look back down at Stiles and notice that he’s now passed out which will make it easier for me to work on his cuts.

“What happened?” I ask Theo as I continue to stitch Stiles together.

“There was this uh.. giant pack of werewolves.. and uh..-”

“I know it was you. I can see his blood on your fingers. Why?” Theo inhaled deeply and sighed. 

“He found out something and went crazy angry. Started yelling and punching me. It was like he was out of his mind. And then something came over me and I just… You get the picture. When I came to my senses I realised he was hurt. You were the first person I thought to come to. You know, with all your training with Deaton and stuff..” Theo said but it was obvious that he left some parts out. I decided not to press further on the subject and I finished stitching Stiles in quiet as Theo fumbled around looking at all the different creams and liquids I had stored. 

“All done. He should be awake in an hour or so. I’ll just put him on my couch and watch over him.” 

“I’ll stay too!”

“What?” I giggled.

“I mean, to watch over him. I’ll stay and take him home when he’s better.” 

“Okay… I’ll go and set up the couch one sec.”


“You grab his feet.” I say as I walk back into the kitchen after setting up the fold out couch. I grab ahold of Stiles’ arms/shoulders as Theo grabs his feet and together we carry him to the couch. “Get me when he wakes up, will you?” 

“Oh, I thought I was staying with you?”

“You’re staying there.” I laugh and point at the other side of the pull out bed, next to Stiles. “Goodnight!” I smile sweetly and head off to bed to get an hour or so of sleep.


“(Y/N), wake up.” I feel a hand lightly shaking me. 

“Huh?”

“Stiles, he’s waking up.” I shoot out of bed and quickly make my way downstairs. When I see him propped up on his elbows I smile widely.

“So? How are ya feelin?” I ask smug.

“Not too great, if I’m honest.” He groans.

“Yeah, Theo told me what happened.”

“What? You told her? What the fu-”

“No, not that part.” Theo said with a look that said ‘shut up’.

“What part?” I cut in. When no one answered I got annoyed. “Theo?” My voice deepened. 

“Okay, okay. We were fighting over you.” 

“What?” 

“Theo said that he was going to ask you out and I got angry at him” Stiles interjected, guiltily. 

“And so Stiles here decided to throw a few punches.” 

“I would’ve beaten you if it weren’t for your dumb powers. It’s cheating.”

“Oh, you wanna go again? No werewolf powers and I’ll still smash you.”

“Stop! What the hell has gotten into you two? You’re acting like children. Can someone please actually explain what the hell happened?” I yelled which shut them up.

“Theo told me he was going to ask you out and he’s known for months how much I like you. It’s as if he was doing it to spite me.”

“Oh, because I can’t like a beautiful girl who doesn’t treat me like they think I’m about to kill someone every second of every day!” 

“Well, have you ever thought about not killing people?” 

“I haven’t since I developed feelings for (Y/N).” Theo turns to me and his whole aura changes. “You honestly changed me for better, (Y/N). I don’t know what I’d do without you. Frankly, I’m scared of what I may become.” I stand there, looking at the two in shock. 

“T-this is a lot for me to take in right now. I love you both so much but… I just don’t know in what way I love you. I think I need some time to figure out my feelings… Theo, can you take Stiles home? Without hurting one another?” I say softly. He nods and they leave quietly before Stiles turns around and thanks me for helping heal him. I smile and close the door, locking it. I lean my back against it and huff. “Jesus Christ. How am I going to do this?” I mumble to myself before making my way to bed, eventually coming to a conclusion.

I love…


If you guys enjoyed this let me know and I’ll write an alternate ending for each of them! It should only be a short epilogue of some sort, though.

anonymous asked:

i really love that post you made about what katara would gain from being with zuko instead of a/ang. i was wondering if you could do one about what zuko would gain from being with katara instead of m@i and do it in a similar structure, directly constrasting between the two relationships?

What Zuko would gain from Zutara


Zuko would gain a partner he can confide in:

Katara: Are you okay?
Zuko: No, I’m not okay. My Uncle hates me, I know it. He loved me and supported me in every way he could and I still turned against him. How can I even face him?
Katara: Zuko, you’re sorry for what you did, right?
Zuko: More sorry than I’ve been about anything in my entire life.
Katara: Then he’ll forgive you. He will.

Rather than someone who shuts him out.

Zuko: I’ve got a lot on my mind. It’s been so long. Over three years since I was home. I wonder what’s changed. I wonder how I’ve changed.
Mαi: (yawns) I just asked if you were cold. I didn’t ask for your whole life story.

Someone who tries to heal his pain:

Zuko: I used to think this scar marked me. The mark of the banished prince, cursed to chase the Avatar forever. But lately, I’ve realized I’m free to determine my own destiny, even if I’ll never be free of my mark.

Katara: Maybe you could be free of it.

Instead of someone who avoids it.

Mαi: Zuko, it’s just a dumb meeting. Who cares?

Zuko: I don’t.
Mai: Well good. You shouldn’t. Why would you even want to go? Just think about how things went to the last war meeting you went to.

Someone who has faith in his judgment:

Katara: What are you doing? She’s playing you. She knows she can’t take us both so she is trying to separate us.

Zuko: I know. But I can take her this time.
Katara: But even you admitted to your Uncle that you would need help facing Azula.
Zuko: There’s something off about her, I can’t explain it but she’s slipping. And this way, no one else has to get hurt.
Katara: [nods]

Rather than someone who distrusts him at the first opportunity.

Someone who shares his friends:

Katara: Get over here, Zuko! Being part of the group means being part of group hugs.

Instead of bashing them behind their backs for no reason.

Someone who gets her hands dirty:

Toph: You guys need some help?

Katara: Toph, help me plug up this drain!

Rather than someone who refuses to.

Mαi: Ughh, disgusting!

Ty Lee: Come on, you heard Azula.We have to follow them.
Mai: She can shoot all the lightning she wants at me, I am not going in that wall sludge juice.

Someone who puts her feelings aside for the greater good:

Aang: Katara?

Katara: I’ll go along with whatever you think is right.

Rather than putting the greater good aside for her feelings.


Someone who would be an amazing mom:

Instead of a terrible one.

Someone who makes imprisonment better:

Instead of worse.

Someone with strong convictions:

Katara: Earthbenders! You don’t know me, but I know of you. Every child of my water tribe village was rocked to sleep with stories of the brave Earth Kingdom and the courageous earthbenders who guard its borders.  Some of you may think that the Fire Nation has made you powerless. Yes, they have taken away your ability to bend, but they can’t take away your courage and it is your courage they should truly fear! Because it runs deeper than any mine you’ve been forced to dig, any ocean that keeps you far from home. It is the strength of your hearts that make you who you are, hearts that will remain unbroken when all rock and stone has eroded away. The time to fight back is now! I can tell you the Avatar has returned! So remember your courage, earthbenders, let us fight for our freedom!

As opposed to none.

Mαi: I don’t believe in auras.
Zuko: Yeah, you don’t believe in anything.
Mαi: Oh, well, I’m sorry I can’t be as high-strung and crazy as the rest of you.

Someone who helps Zuko’s family:

Zuko: Get away from us!
Katara: Zuko, I can help!

Instead of endangering them.

Someone who flings ice daggers at the guy who betrayed her …

… Instead of the guy she is dating.

Someone who stands up for the powerless:

Katara: No. I will never, ever, ever turn my back on people who need me!

As opposed to abusing them.

Mαi: You know what will make you feel better? Ordering some servants around! I might be hungry for a whole tray of fruit tarts! And maybe a little palanquin ride around town… Double time!

Someone who apologizes for her mistakes:

Katara: I’m sorry I yelled at you before.
Zuko: It doesn’t matter.
Katara: It’s just that for so long now, whenever I would imagine the face of the enemy, it was your face.
Zuko: My face. I see.
Katara: No, no, that’s not what I meant.

Rather than turning her mistakes back on him.

And who gives everything she has to a relationship …

… instead of only taking.

He would gain someone who has his back:

Rather than someone who stabs it.

Especially when he’s done everything he can for her.

Most of all, he would gain a partner who appreciates his efforts:

Katara: But I am ready to forgive you.

Katara: I think I’m the one who should be thanking you.

Rather than someone who never appreciates anything about him, ever.

Mαi: Orange is such an awful color.

Mαi: Why would I want that?

Mαi: Thanks. This is really … refreshing.

And who doesn’t have to threaten him to stay with her.

Mαi: But don’t ever break up with me again.

anonymous asked:

i love your writings so much!! keep up the great work, hun <3 may i request the RFA+V and Saeran's reactions to MC turning out to be a middle schooler (ABSOLUTELY NONONO ROMANCE OFC) going through puberty and with constant mood swings? i thought that it'd be funny

Thank you very much for saying that, I appreciate it a lot. These are short because I’ve done a similar (ish) request here, but I hope you like them anyway. I don’t know how good this is… sorry.


Yoosung

  • oh my god a child
  • Yes!!!!! He’s not the baby in     the group anymore
  • He also treats MC like he’s 100     years older than them, with the wisdom of an ancient ruler
  • Seriously
  • “When I was your age we     had to use our brains! Not the internet!”
  • “Yoosung you are not a     century older than me”    
  • He’d be the most likely to take     MC seriously
  • Because a lot of people don’t     take him seriously because he’s the youngest once
  • He tried to handle MC’s mood     swings but…
  • He’s not a good babysitter 
  • Never let him babysit
  • He will give MC all the candy
  • And let MC do whatever the hell     they wanted while simultaneously having a break down
  • He’s also really impressed 
  • Because MC’s like 12 and  organised     a party in 11 days     

Jaehee

  • MOTHER JAEHEE ACTIVATE 
  • Worried about MC 
  • MC’s health
  • MC’s parents
  • MC’s education
  • Why did MC even come to this     apartment?
  • It’s kind of heart warming
  • Kind of annoying too...
  • She emphasizes the “did     you eat today?” Thing     
  • Speaking of parents, she’s     probably most likely to explain what happened to MC’s parents, since she’s     a responsible woman and not insane like everyone else
  • the best at handling     mood swings
  • She’s really worried about how     a kid could handle such big responsibility
  • Never the less she’s impressed     by the work they did    
  • Also has a hard time explaining     to guests that MC’s like 12 and organised most of the party 

Zen

  • A CHILD HE CAN BESTOW HIS     WISDOM UPON????     
  • EXCELLENT! 
  • He’s so ready to be the     cool-big-brother to MC     
  • Like MC needs a ride from     school? Zen’s there on his motorbike, making them look like the coolest     kid in school     
  • Takes them to movie/play     premiers he’s been invited to and introduces them as his little cousin 
  • Terrible at handling mood     swings because Zen handle his emotions by drinking, smoking or driving     dangerously fast
  • And thEY ARE TWELVE
  • However, He’s really concerned     and involved in MC’s home life 
  • He had a shitty childhood and     MC is very kind and smart, so god forbid something like that happened to     them
  • Impressed to the max when MC     pulls off the party with many guests 
  • Also protects them like a big     brother     

Jumin

  • skeptical 
  • MC’s a child
  • Kid
  • Twelve year old baby
  • They cannot possibly be part of     such an important and complicated organisation 
  • But the point is made that     Saeyoung is part of the RFA so…..    
  • He wonders why such a young     child saw a text saying ’come to this address’ and they actually went
  • Were they not taught about     stranger danger??
  • After he gets over his initial     shock he probably treats MC like how he treats Saeyoung
  • A child
  • Only they are a child
  • Saeyoung is not
  • Any sign of mood swing Jumin     will immediately leave, he’s not good with moody children
  • However, he is very very impressed     with MC when so many guests show up    
  • He honestly thought this entire     party would be a flop    
  • But it wasn’t
  • Considers recruiting them for     his business in the future     

Saeyoung

  • Keep Saeyoung away from this     child at all costs
  • Unless you want this child to     become a corrupted memer, keep. him. away. 
  • Saeyoung has found a new     gullible victim and it’s MC    
  • Really disappointed if they     don’t fall for his pranks    
  • However, will 100% recruit them     to help him prank Yoosung    
  • He also works twice as hard     when catching the hacker because they are literally a kid they can’t     defend themselves!!     
  • Tries to give them a lecture on     stranger danger
  • Emphasis on tries
  • Honestly he’d go along with     their mood swings
  • MC’s angry for no reason? Shit     so is he
  • Sad? He’s right there crying     with them
  • These pair are a mess
  • Saeyoung is impressed by their     skills     
  • But also worried
  • He wonders what made them     become so mature and adult so quickly    
  • He hopes it’s nothing like his     backstory

V

  • At the start of every sentence     he says ’I’m sorry’ whenever talking to MC 
  • I actually think this might be     the first time V is purely angry at Rika
  • Because they are a KID
  • A CHILD
  • !!!!!
  • He feels so horrible that MC     got mixed up in this    
  • He’s really good at handling     mood swings
  • He’ll talk it through with     them, or he’ll give them some space    
  • Either way he’s like the     kindest person to MC    
  • The kind uncle you see once a     year but is always so chill    
  • Happy that everything went well     with the party
  • But very sorry that they had so     much responsibility in the first place

Saeran

  • This is the only time he’s     raised a question to his saviours wishes 
  • But he saw the look she gave     him
  • And went on this his task
  • MC was gullible
  • But they were a kid after all
  • He saw how kind and helpful MC     was
  • They definitely deserved to go     to paradise…
  • After everything Saeran regrets     his decision gravely    
  • How could he endanger a kid     like that? How could you kidnap a child? Someone so innocent and     undeserving of being thrown into this mess?
  • It definitely didn’t do     anything for his recovery     
  • He avoids MC the best he can
  • But MC persists… 
  • They tell him they get mood     swings that sometimes end up hurting their friends
  • And that puberty is a real     bitch     
  • Saeran probably treats MC like     how anyone else would, like a kid    
  • Often quietly tells them not to     do dumb things when they are doing dumb things
  • Or telling them to calm down     and not be so dramatic during their mood swings
  • It doesn’t help
  • He’s not the best
  • He will protect MC though, to     make sure no monsterous person like him does what he did ever again
  • He’s like the edgy older     brother