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I painted my own spin on Beauty and the Beast with the help of my dog Milo! It was really fun drawing a Disney classic that I grew up with. Hope you enjoy it! :D

No One’s Roasted Like Gaston.[Oneshot].

no one writes FANFICS LIKE EMILEE.

Originally posted by luuuuuke-evans

Title: No One’s Roasted Like Gaston.
Pairing: Implied!- Gaston x Reader.
Rating: T.
Words: 2,231.
Summary: Gaston thought he was undeniable to women and even some men. Has he finally found his match?


There was nothing particularly notable about the early mornings, at least, not anymore. The sky above was it usual mixture of pinks, purples and some lighter hues of blue as the sun rose and lit up the clouds, giving them a rather unique looking glow. There was a small wind, but not chilling, and brought in the lingering scent of meadows and trees. You got used to those aspects and they slowly became the norm. You began to not notice them at all, and remarked them as being every day life. If one wanted to really shake things up in a morning routine, they would count the cobblestones that made up each walkway in the village. But, that’s the thing. No one ever wanted to shake things up. They wanted things to stay the same for that is the way they had been living for as long as anyone could remember. With change came the unprecedented fear that something terrible would happen as a result.

It was the hustle and bustle of such a small village did leave one breathless and forgetful on occasion if you didn’t pay attention to where you were going and why you were going there in the first place. If one was aimlessly walking in the morning time while the sun peaked into the valley, one might be trampled by those selling goods and merchandise. Some too expensive, and some not expensive enough and left you wondering whether you had been scammed or if you had gotten a good deal.

Aimless and mindless were surely your vibe this beautiful morning. You had nowhere to be, nothing to do or see and so you actually took your time to walk through the village during one of the busiest times of day. There was a variant of smells, some of which you happened to thoroughly enjoy. Fresh bread, springtime air, a small caddy on the corner before the village square that was selling freshly picked roses. Contrary to the flowers smelling divine, the actual vibrancy of the colors caught your attention and dwindled you to stay and admire them for longer than you had intended . Vivid reds, pastel pinks, yellow whites. It looked as if these flowers belonged immortalized in a painting for the entire world to enjoy.

Smiling at the vendor who was a few feet to your right, you plucked a light, dusty pink rose out of one of the buckets full of water. It dripped down your fingers onto your wrist causing a small shudder to shoot down your arm. Miraculously, it looked as if a skilled painter had dipped their brush in the sky during dusk, mustered up enough color to splotch onto the petals of the flower. Some parts were darker than others, but all around, it was a very delicate and soft appearing flower.

“Beautiful.” You could hear someone behind you say. And without the need to turn around and see the speaker, you were already well aware of who it was. Probably looking at himself in the reflection of a window again, you snickered quietly. It was as if you could see the bright red uniform from your peripheral vision and it was already giving you a headache. Setting the flower back into the metallic bucket, you gave the vendor one more glance over and polite smile before drawing your attention to your left, with the unsuccessful hope of getting out of there without Gaston being connected at your hip.

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Regarding “Evermore”...

While the lyrics of the song are heartbreaking on their own, I think in context it becomes something more than a ode to longing ala Phantom of the Opera.

It’s a song about dying and giving up.

Think about it: There are words like “never”, “always” and even the title itself, “evermore”, words which indicate a permanent state. The Beast doesn’t expect Belle to ever return. Part of it, of course, is that he believes that she doesn’t love him. We, as audience, know that it’s not true, that Belle already loves him, but simply hasn’t realized it herself. It would take her sense of freedom to be back, a violent mob and three bullets for her to come to grips with her feelings. 

However, in his eyes, there is undeniable proof that she doesn’t return his feelings. 

The spell isn’t broken yet. 

Belle runs away and he’s still a Beast, all fur and claws and fangs and even more, his people are still cursed, objects. 

He loves her and that’s why he set her free.

And then, Cogsworth spells out the harsh truth (that he and the rest of the stuff believes):

“Because she doesn’t love him.”

And that’s it. 

The Beast believes that he failed to beat the clock and he’s doomed to be a Beast forever. 

But, there’s more to it.

This remake turned the curse into something horrific. For the Prince (let’s just call him Adam ffs), it means remaining a Beast forever. 

Forever, however, means something worse than just “all his life”. It does mean forever.

You see, it has been confirmed in an interview with Dan and Emma that 

1.      the Beast had been cursed for 9-15 years.

2.      he didn’t age during that time.

The curse didn’t let Adam grow older: instead, it doomed him to be in this state forever. There is no aging and thus at some point, dying with this curse and, in a depressing and even cruel way, getting himself free from it. No, not even time can take it away. 

So, when he sings “Forevermore”, he actually does mean forevermore. Unless someone kills him, or he decides to kill himself, he will go on being an immortal, ageless Beast locked in a “lonely tower” that crumbles and falls apart.

And it gets worse.

We saw that the changes they made to the curse in this version has the stuff turning into real objects, inanimate, without souls. 

In other words… dead.

This curse will actually kill them. 

And so, with this song, the Beast laments that he will be ageless, immortal, a pariah of the world… and alone.

“Lonely tower” literally means “alone” in this case. Not even his servants, the people who “looked after him all his life” will ever be able to even speak to him. He will be surrounded by objects which in reality would be their corpses. 

That’s the curse in this remake.

And in this song, the Beast sings that he has accepted this fate. He let the only person who would ever help him escape this fate leave… because he loves her and he knows that since she doesn’t, it’s wrong to force her to stay. 

One could ask: “Why doesn’t he kill himself, then? We saw it’s possible, with Gaston’s three bullets. He would at least be free from the curse, right?”

Morbid as it sounds, yes, this would be a way out for him. He’s ageless, but he can die of wounds.

Well, here comes the part in the song that states that no, the Beast will not resolve to this.

Belle is someone full of life, who wants “more than this provincial life”, who wants a “great adventure somewhere” who is full of hope. And this mindset of hers has affected him; he has gotten a bug for loving reading from her, for appreciating his life story and for connecting with another person.

She “inspire him, is a part of everything he does”. Belle’s memory will not let him end his cursed existence by his own hand. 

He has lost even that morbid and depressing way out from the curse. 

“Evermore” is a song that laments what is to come: an ageless existence completely alone, doomed to never, EVER end.

That’s why the Beast says “let them come” to Cogsworth when he tells him that there’s a mob coming. For him, it doesn’t matter. He’ll be a beast and unable to die anyway so, might as well, have these people relieve him from the curse sooner than later. 

And he’s not even thoughtless about his servants: they’re doomed to fade away, to die anyway. 

“Let them come” he says and he means it. “Let them kill all of us.”

In a sense, he’s even merciful. To himself more than to his servants, who held hope, but they at least have death to release them. He doesn’t even have that. 

“Evermore” literally is an ode to one of the worst fates one can imagine. 

Damn, Disney. 

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Remake of this gifset because bless the new gif size limit.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) fan art ideas:
- Belle teaching Lefou to read.
- Lefou and the Little Girl from the laundry scene sitting at the fountain reading the same book because she helps him with the bigger words.
- The Prince granting same sex marriage and Lefou and Stanley having an outdoor wedding in the gardens of the castle.
- Lefou getting a position in a sheriff-type role from his duty in the war and he becomes one of the most beloved men in town and he shuts down any misogynistic bullying.
- More Lefou being happy and loved.
- I just want more Lefou.