jess tran

In The Mouth of Night

hot and sparse breeze in
the summer sends spiders down
my infinite legs
 
I’m in that shivvering desert
where classic movies never made
are remade against stinging glass seas
 
the man in my room
stares bathed in vague indigo haze
statue solidified fear opens
doors to blood stained sheets
quivvering with sacks of bacteria
 
I woke and sat up
still smothered unbreathing black
a sea of tiny lights shining in pairs
bright blue and yellow and some
were red
and I knew they were staring at me
and I knew they were hungry
and I knew I was never in greater danger
and then they were gone
without sound
without movement
and I lay shivvering
as the mouth closed around me
home again

8

Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Welcome to Andover… where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef-up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!) internship—only it turns out to be for the town’s most heinous supervillain. On the upside, she gets to work with her longtime secret crush, Abby, who Jess thinks may have a secret of her own. Then there’s the budding attraction to her fellow intern, the mysterious “M,” who never seems to be in the same place as Abby. But what starts as a fun way to spite her superhero parents takes a sudden and dangerous turn when she uncovers a plot larger than heroes and villains altogether.”

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BOOKS I READ IN 2016: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

What makes you think I want to keep doing that? I want to be my own person, be liked for who I am, not just for copying you!

Sometimes I think about the idea of McCree being a trans man and I cry tears of happiness

Like?? Imagine a Jesse who always used to bind with ace bandages or other unhealthy shit in deadlock. Gabe finds out by accident and just throws a measuring tape at Jesse and gets him a real binder super quickly. (Overwatch may be a shittily prejudiced organization but Gabe knows what its like to get completely screwed over and wants to help Jesse.) And Jesse just happy to have a good and clean method of binding??(Although being annoyed at having to hand wash the binder) 

Alternatively a Jesse who never bound before and just being ridiculously happy to finally see a flat chest. Like just trying on all his clothes and seeing how none of them have a bump at all and just feeling so good about it. 

6

And we keep living anyway

We rise and we fall

And we break

And we make our mistakes

And if there’s a reason I’m still alive

When everyone who loves me has died

I’m willing to wait for it

Wait For It · Leslie Odom Jr. (x)

Like and reblog if you turn into an ugly sobbing mess after reading this. I did.