i’m slightly jealous of other lit fandoms bc they have such nice aesthetics and everything is all pastel and nice and pretty ahh so soft and beautiful
then there’s the all for the game trilogy where the aesthetic is just. A fcugikng orange mess. see me reblogging mood boards of vodka, bruises, flip phones, lacrosse sticks, knives, gay pride flags and depression
Aaah, the Lethifold! One of my favourite creatures from reading the book as a child. Thanks to @zinfandelli for suggesting it as a creature, I was psyched to draw Credence with one. (And of course I saw the official design on the bluray just as I was about to start colouring, and had to change up a bunch of stuff from my sketch haha) Art blog: questionartbox
Leigh Bardugo is such a genius for including the Comedie Brute in Crooked Kingdom. Not only does it provide the Dregs with a viable way to pull off Kaz's plan, but it also adds elements of confusion, heightened tension, and a sense of near-surrealism to the escape scene. But its real mastery comes from the fact that it serves as not only a plot device, but also a tool for world building. By introducing the reader to this very specific and colorful aspect of Ketterdam culture, Leigh is able to reveal and comment upon the various driving forces behind city that could create a boy like Kaz, especially Ketterdam's highly competitive and dishonest economy, and obsession with deceit and duplicity. I hope that Leigh writes more about the Comedie Brute in future grishaverse novels, because I would love to read about the play in its entirety, or about its origins, popularity, and fiction in Ketterdam society.
Lame adaptations and sequels are always like, “how can Mina go back to her stifling Victorian marriage after her experience with the dark, seductive Dracula??”
Meanwhile, Mina marries her best friend, who she’s known since they were children, who she share common interests with, they build a home together, work as partners, make immense sacrifices for each other, support each other through their traumas.
Guys, a marriage isn’t stifling and restrictive just because two people… get along, I guess?