medusa statue

Beings of myth; Medusa

“…upon that perfect countenance was the mark of eternal pain, of deathless agony and suffering past words… in the wide eyes seemed yet to lurk the flame of an unquenchable fire; while around the fair brows, in place of hair, curled and coiled the stark bodies of venomous serpents.”  
― Gertrude Bacon

“My Neighbor’s A Jerk” Part 4

Summary: Modern-Day (AU) There’s this mutual feeling between you and your neighbor, called hate. And since your first meet you both commence that feeling with a burning passion. You don’t know the reason behind his hate and you know for damn sure that he will never tell you. But what happens on the first day of your job, when you find out that you even work together? Maybe you will learn to co-operate?

Pairing: Bucky Barnes x Reader

Word Count: 3123

Warnings: none?

Author’s Note: i didn’t read this before uploading bc i already have a ton of times in past but if you find any typos lmk kay?

GUYS, as much as i’d love to keep that tags open for this fic, they’re closed for now! sorry :(

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

(gif isn’t mine but it’s accurate afffff lol)

Unlike any other morning, today you decided to wake up early and go for a jog. God knows your routine is disturbed since you moved here to the Big Apple. Given that the city never sleeps, you too have been busy due to your hectic work schedules.

It’s been complete two weeks since you’ve starter living in New York and as much as you hate trying to adjust in a new city, with new people, your experience has been good so far. Except, that you regret it whenever you see your annoying neighbor - which is practically every day.

But since that awful encounter in your hallway, when you slammed the door in his face, to say the least you’ve grown matured and tried to avoid him anytime he’s near you. Only communicating with him if it’s necessary, which thankfully is minimum because your boss is way too nice.

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pjo original trio: percy, annabeth, and grover

“Stop it, both of you!” I felt like my heart was being ripped in two. They had both been with me through so much. I remembered Grover dive-bombing Medusa in the statue garden, and Annabeth saving us from Cerberus; we’d survived Hephaestus’s Waterland ride, the St. Louis Arch, the Lotus Casino. I had spent thousands of miles worried that I’d be betrayed by a friend, but these friends would never do that. They had done nothing but save me, over and over, and now they wanted to sacrifice their lives for my mom.

– the lightning thief