Hi everyone! Today’s the day… It’s been a year since I’ve seen Something Rotten! And even before watching it, I fell in love with the show and its characters. So here’s the first chapter of a fic I have been working on for forever! It’s set in the years before canon SR! events, and it basically sums up all my headcanons on the Bottom-Shakespeare friendship. Technically it’s my version of what happened, so idk if its an AU?? Sorry if anything is ooc or inaccurate… Comments and suggestions would mean the world to me! I’ll stop talking now, and I really hope you enjoy it!!
“Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day
And make me travel forth without my cloak,
To let base clouds o'ertake me in my way,
Hiding thy brav'ry in their rotten smoke?”
Ugh. Shakespeare…. Am I right?
Yes. I hate Shakespeare. A lot.
Well, not exactly….
Actually, I used to know him; or at least I thought I did… Believe it or not, he used to be my closest friend.
What happened? To tell you the truth, I think this sonnet pretty much sums it all up. I’m sure he practically wrote it because of me. Just ask Shakespeare.
It all started one late afternoon so many years ago…