oh wait yeah i know

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Legolas reports back to his father.

Sterek: Stiles is fresh out of FBI class in an obscene white button up and tie and Derek just finds it incredibly sexy
Requested by @nogitsunelichen

the more she tries to help, the less good she actually does

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19 AUS FOR JUSTINE :: Prodigy AU [15/19]

requested by anon [x]

“…all in one place. I’m a little starstruck!”

In which the original Big Four each pick a successor that will inherit their job as Guardian when the time comes

In the Wake of Scandal: Part 2

(In the Wake of Scandal)
(In the Wake of Scandal: A Forum Post)

manga spoilers


Fog, cold and dense, layered the field where the remedial license training took place each morning. The kids who’d failed the provisional exam were aligned in two rows, each pair of partners facing each other, tossing a 10kg medicine ball back and forth as a warm up exercise. The warm up exercises were always quiet, smothered under the palpable drowsiness of kids unwilling to be awake at 5:30 am.

Even Bakugou remained mostly quiet during these exercises, often because his stung pride kept him silent, or because he shared few talking points with his partner. Today though, his quiet was tense, and it was temporary. His tosses became more and more forceful, fueled by frustration, until Shouto had to brace himself for each toss of the ball.

Bakugou gave the ball one last overly forceful throw. Shouto caught it with a small oof, and his feet stumbled back, though his eyes remained fixed on the ground a few inches in front of Bakugou. He’d been staring at the ground the whole exercise.

“Throw it back,” Bakugou said.

“Hmm?”

“Throw the ball back, Icyhot.” Bakugou spread his feet, hands at the ready. “And look at me while you do it.”

Shouto complied. He looked to Bakugou, and he tossed the ball gently, and it returned to Bakugou with less than half the force that Bakugou had launched it with.

“Is that all you’ve got?” Bakugou asked.

“Sorry. I was up late studying with Midoriya… I didn’t go to bed, actually.”

“Boo hoo.” Bakugou threw the ball back, but without much conviction. Pummeling Shouto with it didn’t feel therapeutic anymore. “Is a little lack of sleep enough to keep you from training? Don’t be weak.”

Shouto caught it. He threw it back. He stared at the ground again.

A nerve twitched in Bakugou’s temple.

“Why aren’t you angry?”

“Hmm?” Shouto answered, as though he hadn’t heard, as though the fog around them were dense enough to cut Bakugou off entirely from him, sight and sound.

“You should be angry,” Bakugou answered, and he heaved the ball at the last word. Shouto caught it, though he took most of the impact in his chest. “You know they’re saying terrible shit about you everywhere.”

“Oh… Yeah, I know.”

“Do you not care?” Bakugou waited. The ball did not return. “Or…is this just your response to everything? Moping and shutting down?”

Shouto did not answer immediately. For a few seconds, the silence simply lingered.

“…You’re angry at me. Did I do something?”

“Yeah! …No! It’s that you’re doing nothing.” Bakugou’s eyes shot left and right. A few of the other remedial students had paused to listen, so Bakugou closed the gap between him and Shouto. And he dropped his voice to a snarling whisper. “Get angry. Be angry. Who the fuck asked them anyway!? What fucking right do they have to judge you!?”

“I’m getting confused…” Shouto raised the ball, as if contemplating whether to still throw it from this distance. He hesitated. “Are you angry with me or with the people talking about me?”

Yes.” Bakugou’s fingers flexed and unflexed, palm sparking damp and smothered as a release of tension. “You’re not…special, Icyhot. This isn’t new. You’re not the first UA student to get slandered over taking a hero out of commission.”

Shouto finally locked eyes with Bakugou. His pupils darted back and forth, unable to decide which eye to best make contact with. “Oh…” Shouto answered.

“I didn’t hide from it. I read everything they had to say about me and All Might. And it was garbage. Their opinions were garbage. Filthy fucking sniveling garbage. Like they could know. Like they had any clue. Like I was weak for getting kidnapped. Like I deserved to—and All Might—and fuck them. Fuck all of them. Weak fucking pretentious pieces of roasting shit thinking any shitty garbage string of words they can piss out on a keyboard and post online means anything.”

“Oh, right,” Shouto answered slowly, his eyes dropping down to the medicine ball. “I never read forum posts much before this happened. I guess they must have talked a lot about you, and the kidnapping, and All Might.”

“It was garbage. Every piece of it.” Bakugou turned on his heel. He stalked back across the lawn, reassuming his position and turned again. He held his hands up and motioned for the ball. “Throw it. And be angry when you throw it. Knock the wind out of me, Icyhot. Because you’re making me feel fucking stupid being the only one of us who’s angry for you.”

Shouto threw it, harder now than before, but it didn’t so much as rock Bakugou’s stance. He caught it effortlessly.

“How did you deal with it back then, Bakugou? I haven’t figured it out yet. I’d like to know.”

“I told you already.” Bakugou returned the ball. It slammed into Shouto’s outstretched arms again, another puff of breath bludgeoned from his chest. “Those people online are garbage. They don’t mean shit. Who the fuck are they to tell you if this is wrong or right? They’re not real to you. They don’t know you. They can eat shit.”

Shouto cradled the medicine ball in his hands a few moments longer, cold and damp to the touch. His chest ached just faintly. “Thanks, Bakugou. But I don’t think I’ve got the right personality to think that way.”

Shouto held the ball, and held his eyes to the ground, and did not look at Bakugou. He got no response, but he could feel tension leaving the air. What replaced it was maybe not better, but it suited the morning more.

It was an atmosphere defeated, dense and frustrated, oppressive as the fog that settled against bare skin and raised goosebumps along arms, and legs, and neck exposed.

Shouto shivered. He imagined maybe Bakugou did too.

I tried avoiding this mini rant/ airing of thoughts, but… I can’t!

I’ve been scarce from dA for… months? And I’m honestly limiting my time there for a host of reasons I won’t bring up here. (I’ve said them before anyway.) I can’t help but notice one of my very old pieces in particular (the megaloceros, done in 2008-9) won’t stop getting notifications. Like, 20+ a day, for several weeks now. It didn’t get a daily deviation awarded to it, and I’m sure I’d figure out why it was drawing traffic if I did some google fu, but part of me is reluctant to know where the traffic is coming from.

Call me selfish, but… I’m not fond of my old, time-stamped art being dragged back out into the light of day to flood my notifications. I know, people only mean well, and I think about that each time this happens, I truly do. Sometimes the fact that something is old doesn’t even occur to people sharing the art in the first place. But I have to tell you, it’s hard not to be discouraged when people regularly ignore your new work in favor of some dusty old pieces completed a lifetime ago.

Yes. I am a curmudgeon! The tendency for popular works to only become more popular is also a thorn in my side. Which gives me only one choice: to clear/store any works in the gallery over 5 years of age, while my Society6 will have some of said works available as prints/etc. To avoid the emotional outbursts this sort of thing tends to solicit, I won’t be announcing when I plan to do so. I can’t help it, I need a good art gallery PURGE!!!

(If it makes sense, I am the sort of person who destroys/gets rid of old sketchbooks as soon as they reach the “eyes bleeding” level of cringe. I don’t get nostalgic, and I don’t look back. I also don’t have infinite space for old art garbage to pile up.)

IT’S TIME TO OPEN SECRETS (Peter Parker x Reader)

Request: Hi beauty! Can I ask a reader/peter Parker where they secretly love each other but won’t confess. So one day they at a party and Peter hears that the reader is confessing she has a crush on spider-man and that she would date him and (have lot of sex with him) and he takes her out of the party and confess that he loves her. (And maybe if you write smut he have a lot of sex like she wanted to) loveeee
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Hey) I’m a man btw😂. I’m sorry, I couldn’t write about sex, but now because I don’t write this stuff, just because it would be stupid if they have sex as soon as they just kissed! So yeah)
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And guys, I’m sorry I wasn’t active last weeks, but know I’m here and I’m ready to write) tomorrow will post new one! Thank you ❤️✌️
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IT’S TIME TO OPEN SECRETS…
School canteen

Peter is sitting with Ned and Michell…
“Heeeey! I’m talking with you! Don’t you hear me?” Ned punched him in a shoulder.
“Ouch! It hurts! Why’d you do that?” Peter was confused and rubbing his shoulder…
“Because he was talking to you but you didn’t hear, cause you were looking at (Y/N) again” said Michell while reading a book, then she turned the page and completed: “but I don’t care anyways!”
“I wasn’t… looking at her… just… I was looking at… at… Flash!” Said Peter, and then realized how stupid it sounds.
“Flash? Even I would not look at him the way you did” said Michell! She took her stuff, and just left!
“Ned, how can I get her attention? She doesn’t even look at me, but I’m so in love…” said Peter and continued looking at you
“Just tell her! Tell her everything you told me!” Said Ned
“It’s nit so simple Ned! What if she’ll laugh at me? I’d die…” Said Peter, looked at Ned with a sad look
“Just invite her to the Homecoming ball! It’s your chance!” He whispered.
“No, no, never! I can’t…” said Peter and closed his face with his hands.
“Okay then… let’s go, we have math now”

Homecoming ball
One day later

You’re on the ball! You wear beautiful red dress!
Everything seems so bored and you’re standing with your friends and
holding soda…
“I think I better go home girls… I don’t feel fun right now…” you said.
“By the way, where is you date? Did anyone ask you at all?” Said (y/f/n)
“A few guys tried, it I said no…” you said, and drunk a little.
“But why? We’re they too ugly for you” she said, and laughed with two other girls.
“If Flash comes to you and asks you will you go with him, what would you answer (y/f/n)?” You asked with a smile on your face.
“To be honest, I love one person… but it’s so stupid, I don’t even want to talk about him…” you said
“Oh oh oh! And who is he! Just say a name! Please”
“It’s spider-man… stop laughing! I’m being serious! Have you seen the video from Berlin? He fought Cap America himself!” You said and drunk a little beet more!
“No no, HE was beaten by Captain” she said with a smile.
“Did you ever think how good he is as a boyfriend? And how good he is “there” a?” You asked and smiled.
“Anyway, don’t move girl, I’ll come back in a second” and she left…

Suddenly someone took you hand and got you out of the hall. It was Peter…
“Stop Peter what are you doing? What is going on with you?” You asked when he stopped! He looked into your eyes, put his arm on your shoulder, and kissed you! You didn’t realize why, but you liked it, you didn’t want it to end.
He looked at you again and smiled…
“Why… what did you… what is going on Pet? Why’d you do that? What does it mean?” You asked a little confused…
“I heard you! Heard what you said!” He said, he didn’t stop smiling.
“What did I say? What do you mean?” You whispered, you started blushing…
“You love me… I.. I mean you said you love Spider-man so…” he said and stoped smiling…
“Okay I did, but what does it do with you? You asked, looked at him and suddenly realized..
“Don’t you wanna say you are the spider-man?” You asked with a questionable face
“Yes, I am, but it’s a big secret! Nobody knows, except Ned…” he said, put his hands on your shoulders.
“Proof it!” You said, you didn’t believe it!
“Okay… hm… what should I do… oh yeah, I know” he said, then completed: “wait here and don’t move!” And then he left.
You’re standing here alone like for 5 minutes. Suddenly Spider-Man’s face appears in front if yours. You looked up and see him hanging on a web!
“Take my mask of, (Y/N)” you heard a familiar voice… you took the mask of, and saw Peter, his hair are more crazier than usual.
“Do you believe me now?” He whispered and smiled.
You put you hands on his head, and kissed him, you were kissing for 15 seconds.
“Yes, now I do” you said, and continued…

END
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Thanks for reading guys, I love you’ll!!

{Reaction} EXO finding out another member is dating their sibling.

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Park Chanyeol.

Originally posted by ohbaekhyuns

You tried your hardest to keep the fact you were dating Baekhyun a secret from Chanyeol, you really did.

The relationship started a few months back when Baekhyun asked you out with a grin and a bouquet of roses. Since then, you’ve been visiting the EXO dorms much more often, pretending like you’re really just missing your ‘brother dearest,’ but Chanyeol isn’t an idiot, and he’s noticed how Baekhyun is always lingering around you, hugging you much more now than he’s ever done. It wasn’t like you couldn’t trust Chanyeol with this information, but you couldn’t trust Chanyeol with this information. He was the most likely to accidentally spill it online, or say something in front of fans which could cause a lot of damage. But inevitably, he was going to find out, and when he did, you kind of wish you’d told him before.

Baekhyun: “We locked the door, didn’t we? I think I just heard Chanyeol downstairs.” *Pulls away from the kiss as you both sit on the sofa, his hands on your waist under your shirt.*

Chanyeol: “Hey {y/n}! Look at this awesome cat picture I f-” *eyes widen for a brief second before smirking.* “Oh… sorry, I didn’t realise you had company.”

Though honestly, Chanyeol is over the moon about the news since Baekhyun is one of his best friends and Chanyeol trusts him fully not to hurt. But oh boy if he does, Chanyeol won’t hold back.



Do Kyungsoo/ D.O.

Originally posted by veriloquentmind

You didn’t really know how Kyungsoo would react to finding out that you’re dating Chanyeol. He’s a very supportive brother, so you supposed this would apply to this situation as well.

You know that Chanyeol and Kyungsoo have a very playful relationship, something that held the line between liking and annoying each other. For a little while, you made no attempt to tell Kyungsoo, unsure how to break the news to him, there was no casual way to inform him of this development in relationship.

Somewhat luckily, you don’t need to tell Kyungsoo, he finds out on his own accord. You don’t know if this is better or worse really. (But he doesn’t seem to be too fussed about it, if anything he’s happy you’ve found someone that makes you happy.)

Kyungsoo: “I know you’re dating” *Looks at you both with a raised eyebrow*

Chanyeol: “How do you know?”

Kyungsoo: “Next time you go to shove your tongue down {y/n}’s throat make sure you’re not stood next to a window.”



Byun Baekhyun

Originally posted by baehkkyun

Baekhyun isn’t stupid, he knows something has changed the second you come to see him after being out on the first date with Minseok the night before. He takes note of how you dance around the topic of the other members, so he plays on that, seeing who of his friends you’re trying to avoid talking about until he pins it on Minseok.

He’ll pull the confession out of you, he has his way and knows how to read you better than anyone else. He’d feel happy about the development, and excited that you’re dating someone he trusts.

Baekhyun: “Did he kiss you?”

{y/n}: “That’s private!”

Baekhyun: “Not to me, {y/n}.” *Smirking. Will take every opportunity to tease you.”



Oh Sehun

Originally posted by exofetish

This is probably the most nerve wracking thing you’ve ever had to do. Tell your brother that you’re dating one of his best friends.

Luhan would tell you not to worry, and that even if Sehun wasn’t too happy about it at first then he would soon come around and realise how good this development is. You weren’t so sure, so you made Luhan come with you to make this daunting confession. When you finally break the news, Sehun reacted in a sarcastic way, added a bit of banter with Luhan, but really he’s happy for you. Like Luhan said, there’s really no need to worry, because Sehun secretly finds happiness in knowing that you’re dating Luhan, knowing that Luhan is the best man for you.

Sehun: “You’re dating Luhan? I see… I have a question… who is the ‘manly’ one in this relationship?” *Smirking.*

Luhan: “That’s funny, coming from someone who can’t last longer than eleven minutes in bed.”



Zhang Yixing/ Lay

Originally posted by secrethideoutme

As expected, Yixing wasn’t bothered at all when he found out that you were dating Kim Jongin. He’d respond sweetly, more than likely giving you a hug and congratulating you on the situation, knowing how happy Jongin would make you.

He’s also the kind of person to be obvlious to certain things, such as when the bedroom door is closed he definitely shouldn’t come in. But despite all of that, he’s the sweetest and supports you through everything. If you and Jongin meet a rough patch, he isn’t going to take sides or get angry at either of you, instead he’ll just be there to support you both when you need it.

Yixing: “I only have one condition if you’re going to date him.”

{y/n}: “Which is?”

Yixing: “I’m still the best dancer you know.”

{y/n}: “Always, brother.”



Kim Jongdae/ Chen

Originally posted by luderella

Jongdae will more than likely be the most whiny about the situation. He wouldn’t understand why you wanted to date Sehun of all the men you could choose from on the world.

It’s not that he’s unsupportive, but he doesn’t like the idea of change, or the thought of you two breaking up because that would more than likely cause a lot of tension. But after a while, and a lot of persuading by you, he starts to see the upside to the situation and will eventually see the best points and will do everything he can to support and help you both. But he will back away if you tw hit a rough patch, he doesn’t like being caught up in the complications.

Jongdae: “… And one more thing, if you guys dare go in my room I will have your heads.”

Sehun: “Right… noted for future reference.”

Jongdae: “What do you mean future reference? You haven’t done anything in there already have you?”

Sehun: “Uh… No?” *Terrible liar*

Jongdae: “I hate you both.”



Kim Minseok/ Xiumin

Originally posted by parkchny

Being the sometimes maturest and oldest member of EXO, he doesn’t really have much of a reaction when you tell him that you’re dating Kyungsoo. He’d be happy for the two of you, because he knows how much you can offer for each other.

Often, after being on tour he’d let you know how Kyungsoo is doing and if he’s keeping well. Sometimes he’d call to let you know what mood Kyungsoo is in before he comes home so you can prepare him a hot drink and a movie he likes to soothe his agitated nerves or tiredness.

But Minseok isn’t always going to be so kind and considerate, sometimes he’ll let his less mature side know and tease you both, just because he loves the way you both blush.

Minseok: “Kyungsoo-ah, I know you have the power of strength, but you and I both know who’s really the strongest here. Take that as future warning if you decide to hurt {y/n}” *Smiling ‘sweetly’*



Huang Zitao/ Tao

Originally posted by laygion

Tao isn’t going to hold back his annoyance when he find out you’re dating Yixing.

It’s not the fact that you’re dating Yixing that upsets him, it’s the fact that you didn’t tell him into quite a way into the relationship. He’d be annoyed and would probably give you both the silent treatment for at least a week until you persuade him to talk this out (with the help of Wu Yifan.)

Once he gets over the fact you kept it a secret from him for so long, he’d be happy for you both, and it would probably bring him and Yixing closer together once they’re seeing so much more of each other. It would also help that you all speak Chinese fluently since Tao struggles with his Korean sometimes.

Tao: “From now on, I want you to tell me everything, okay?”

{y/n}: “There’s probably a few things you don’t want to know about…”

Tao: “No, I want to know it- oh wait… yeah, I don’t want to know every detail.”



Kim Junmyeon/ Suho

Originally posted by 89ner

Suho is really happy when he find out you’re dating Kris, mainly because he knows how much you both need a relationship.

He knows how stressful it is to be the leader of EXO, and since Kris is the leader of EXO M, Suho knows that Kris will need the support that you can offer him after long days. And likewise, he knows how hard you work as well. He knows that you’d need each other to pull through.

But we all know how savage Suho can be, so he’s going to take every opportunity to sass you both.

Suho: “Thanks {y/n}, you’ve stolen Kris from me, now I have to look after all 10 kids on my own.”



Lu Han

Originally posted by jonnasexoticworld

Luhan isn’t really going to be bothered when you tell him that you’re dating Tao. He’d be happy for you, mainly because you didn’t steal his Xiumin Hyung.

He’d probably spend most of his time teasing you when he’s hanging out with you and Tao, just to poke fun since he knows Tao will react to it.

Luhan: “I don’t know why you date him, {y/n}, he can’t even watch scary movies without crying.”

Tao: “Hey Luhan, you should probably remember who’s the martial arts expert in here.”


Kim Jongin/ Kai

Originally posted by kairamelo

Jongin doesn’t notice anything is different, even when you’ve been dating Jongdae for a while, even after walking in you you both countless times in different sometimes awkward positions. (for example, that time Jongdae had you pinned against the wall, or time time you were sat on his knee, cuddling him as you watched a movie.)

When you finally break the news to Jongin, a look of realisation seems to hit him.

He is happy for you though, but he’s the best for being oblivious to things, you will get let off for so much.

Kai: “I can’t believe how loud you were.”

{y/n}: “Uh… I can explain.”

Kai: “Yeah, please do. Why would you jump on the dorm beds? They’re not bouncy castles! And if the manager finds out he won’t be happy.”

{y/n}: “You thought we were jumping on the beds?”

Kai: “Well what else would you be doing to make that much noise?”

{y/n}: “…”



Wu Yifan/ Kris

Originally posted by jinful

Kris is going to be very happy when he finds out you’re dating Suho. But you’d be nervous confessing that to him at first as you wouldn’t know how he’d respond to this development, but in the end he reacts much better than you imagined.

Kris would tease you both undoubtedly, but most of all he’d be happy that you’re happy.

Kris: “As long as you’re happy, {y/n} then I am too.”

Nokkuso: I’m late, but thank you for Osaka performance!!
wow, I love conserts in Kansai ♡
the release event also takes place in Osaka tomorrow, so I’m excited!

looking forward to meeting you all ( ^ω^)

Tomitake: I don’t think I can wake up early tomorrow, so I’ll skip the breakfast~ 😓

Nokkuso: okie~ 👌
see you tomorrow~ 😉

stevie-is-a-nerd  asked:

what's really sad is that, since I'm trying to avoid anything magnus chase 3 related until the physical copy of the book is in my hands, i might have to temporarily unfollow you because you keep reblogging things about the prewview, and i made a pact to stay away.

Yeah that’s a good idea tbh I don’t shut up, ever xp

Just in case anyone elss doesn’t want to see spoilers but still wants to stick around for other content, I’ll be tagging #shipofthedead and #shipofthedeadspoilers for the next maybe month or so or until it seems most people have read it

(note that I’m not great at tagging and I’m on mobile so sometimes that’s hard with asks and such, too)

((edit: also, tagging doesn’t really help on mobile, where I’m at most the time, so, in that case, I recommend either washboard or straight up just avoid mcga blogs like me and don’t go into the mcga tag-that’s where I reblogged everything you’ve seen today)) 

pxrd  asked:

can you tell me more about Wilde's influence on BBC Sherlock?

Omg CAN I. Like, sorry it took me actual eons to respond to this ask, and thank you for sending this ask. I’ve been avoiding answering it, in part, because I wanted to get all my ideas together. I don’t think I really succeeded, but here’s my attempt at an answer.

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PART THE FIRST: Oscar Wilde & ACD Canon

Since Oscar Wilde influenced ACD when he was writing the Sherlock Holmes stories (they were living at the same time and had met, more on this in a second) anytime anyone adapts ACD Holmes they are inherently influenced, at least a tiny bit, by Oscar Wilde.

So how was ACD influenced by Wilde?

  1. Wilde and ACD met for the first time at a prearranged dinner and basically both left agreeing to write a new story. Inspired by that dinner, Wilde wrote The Picture of Dorian Grey. ACD wrote The Sign of Four. Here’s Sherlock Holmes fanboy and Oscar Wilde biopic star Stephen Fry telling you more about that, because why the hell not. 
  2. After Wilde was put on public trial for sodomy and his reputation was essentially destroyed, ACD distanced himself from knowing Wilde, even though he had spoken positively of him in the past. [As mentioned in this biography.]
  3. But ACD didn’t forget Wilde. Many people believe that ACD referenced Oscar Wilde’s trial in 1895 in “The Adventure of the Three Students,” an Sherlock Holmes story where Watson says they had to leave London because of “a combination of events, into which I need not enter.” Which is the way one might reference a super-scandalous and highly upsetting public scandal in a piece of popular literature set during one’s lifetime. Here’s more tumblr meta from johnnlocked about the dates of the trial.  

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PART THE SECOND: Characters in 221B (or Oscar Wilde as a Persona)

Part of Oscar Wilde’s influence during his lifetime was the sheer amazingness of his public persona. He spent almost a year early on his career (in 1879) not writing but lecturing through the United States, London and Canada on ideas of the aesthetic, or this pretty radical concept of the value of beauty all on its own, rather than art that existed to share an obvious moral.

Which is to say, Wilde thought the outside mattered–and part of his super-strong personal brand were his funny quips, outlandish (for the time) outfits and overall larger-than-life personality. His ideas were so popular at the time that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote an entire operetta mocking the aesthetic movement.

So just on a basic level, let’s look at how the outside of some two of our most major BBC characters compare to Wilde:

  • Moriarty: Obsessed with his expensive clothes (Westwood!); always ready with a quip or snark; outwardly performs his sexual identity (both as “Jim the IT guy” flirting with Sherlock, but also once he’s revealed to be Moriarty); uses people as props/playthings (kind-of like Wilde manipulating actors by writing plays); Moriarty’s Irish background also reminds me of Wilde‘s own Irish background; Richard Brook’s CV includes a major role in The Importance of Being Earnest.
  • Sherlock: Many items in the above list apply to Sherlock, too. Again, a very smart dresser who clearly cares about his overall look; snarky around everyone (but especially people from Scotland Yard). Sherlock carefully cultivates a public persona (albeit not always a popular one) and I think Sherlock’s perpetual lack of faith in the government (as seen through his insolence with Scotland Yard and his frustration with Mycroft) can be perhaps be seen as the legacy of Oscar Wilde’s own troubles and frustration with the law. At the very least, Sherlock is a nonconformist, just like Wilde was. Finally, take a look at the thesis of one of Wilde’s essays, “The Soul of Man Under Socialism.” It’s basically “people who try to help out based on feelings just waste everyone’s time and everyone should focus instead on what they’re actually good at if they want to improve the world.” Does that sound like anyone we know? Like. Anyone at all.

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PART THE THIRD: The Most Wilde-Esque Episodes

If the characterizations weren’t enough, let’s take a look at two episodes of BBC Sherlock that make direct (or indirect) allusions to Wilde:

  • The Reichenbach Fall: Sherlock’s defamation of character, wherein he falls from a celebrity to a man doubted by society on the run from the law, parallels with Wilde’s own fall from public approval, public trial and conviction after he was accused of committing sodomy (a crime in England during Wilde’s lifetime). couldntpossiblycomment points out that Moriarty’s trial was set in the same courthouse where Wilde’s trial actually took place. I think there are many more connections we could draw between these two incidents (for example, how the press discusses John and Sherlock’s relationship and sexualities throughout the episode), but I’ll leave that for another discussion/other people to unpack. I will only say that TRF ends in Sherlock’s separation from John and society for two years, much like Wilde’s trial ended in him going to prison for two years.
  • The Sign of Three:  John has green carnations in the floral arrangements at his wedding. Oscar Wilde and his followers wore green carnations, which came to be associated with homosexuality–so it’s no surprise that these flowers appear in an episode where Sherlock publicly expresses his love for John. It’s a little surprising the flowers show up blending into the background of the set of John’s heterosexual marriage.
  • The Christmas Special?: We already know the special is set in 1895, which, again, let’s just link that timeline meta once more to remember everything that would have gone down by Christmastime that year. Also, posters have been photographed from the set that may reference Wilde’s hugely popular play, The Ideal Husband (h/t heimishtheidealhusband).

Again, I’m sure these few comparisons are just the tip of the iceberg of Sherlock and Wilde connections. But they’re not a shabby start.

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A CONCLUSION TO THIS MADNESS: What Wilde Means

So, literally any version of Sherlock Holmes is going to be connected to Oscar Wilde in some way. The writers of BBC Sherlock have gone out of their way on more than one occasion to reference Wilde on their own–and that shows no sign of stopping, based on what we know about the special.

This is huge, in a way, for TJLC (<–that links to the infamous “Softly, Softly” meta from loudest-subtext-in-television​, because how could I not). I think it would be hard for me to understate the importance Wilde has for the queer community. He is a beloved author and artist, but also a key figure for his honesty and the trauma he endured.

His tomb in France is covered with lipstick kisses, and when authorities put glass in front of his tomb in 2011, people who visited started kissing the glass.

The Legacy Project in Chicago, celebrating major figures LGBT history, included Wilde in its first set of members. Wilde’s plaque includes this text describing his legacy: “The publicity surrounding Wilde’s trials…led to the development of a nascent gay and lesbian consciousness that became central to the success of the GLBT civil rights movement that was to follow.“

Tying BBC Sherlock to Oscar Wilde is no small act on the part of Moftiss. It’s tying their show to a deeply meaningful, landmark moment in British history and queer history.

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Also: more ties to Oscar Wilde in BBC Sherlock, courtesy of heimishtheidealhusband.

graciiie-deneuve-deactivated201  asked:

Aww yes a new headcannon blog! It's very nice to meet you, and I wish you luck in running your blog! Can I request the RFA's (maybe V and Rika too? But that's fine if you don't do either of them 😁) reaction to their partner thinking that they are cheating on them, even though they aren't? Like, how would the RFA try to convince their partner they aren't cheating on them, that kinda thing. I'm sorry if it doesn't make any sense 😅

Thank you so much! You’re very kind, and don’t worry, I understand what you mean! Thank you for requesting!! Hopefully my headcanons are good enough! I’ll try my best with Rika’s, though it may not be very good as I don’t have an amazing grasp on her personality outside of everything with Mint Eye! I’ll do my best, though!! I’m sorry if they aren’t very good..!

V’s and Rika’s headcanons turned into more of a..’Do you still like them?” sort of thing, I apologize! I just started to run out of things that would make a person seem like they were actively cheating without them actually being cheaters if that makes sense! 

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You Deserve Better

Pairing: Archie x Reader

Request: @that-one-greaser - Could I request an Imagine where you’ve liked Archie for a while but have been dating other guys to try to get over him but you don’t know that he actually likes you too? (Could he maybe spill his feelings after you go to him after a fight with your boyfriend?) thanks hun<3

Warnings: slight cussing

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In this town, when you’ve dated one member of the football team, you’ve dated all. All this time, I’ve been waiting for one football player in particular to recognize me, but I’ve had no such luck. Archie Andrews has been my one true crush for so many years, yet we’ve only remained friends. I always figured he’d go for a good, cute girl like Betty anyway, so i never dared to embarrass myself and confess my feelings to him.

After I decided to keep my feelings to myself, I made another decision: get over that glorious ginger-haired boy. And as everyone says, the best way to get over a guy? Date someone else. In my case, I dated several.

Currently, I was going out with Reggie Mantle. Recently appointed to captain of the football team, Reggie was perfect in distracting me from my still-lingering feelings for Archie.

Reggie agreed to come over to my house at 6 so I could help him with his Chemistry assignment, and even give him some personal entertainment. However, when 7 rolled around, and he hadn’t returned any of my calls or messages, I gave up. Instead, I decided to head to Pop’s for a milkshake.

Boy, was that a mistake.

As soon as I entered, I heard his laugh. I turned to see Reggie, sitting with his back to me, with his arm around one of the River Vixens. I watched silently as she tilted her head up to kiss him sweetly. Outraged, I stormed up to their booth and the second Reggie saw my face, he pulled away from the Vixen and rushed to explain himself. Before he could stand and grab my hands, I slapped him swiftly across the face. Satisfied with his pained expression, I rushed out of the diner, desperate to get away.

I know that Reggie was just another piece of arm-candy, but no one deserves to be cheated on, no one.

I needed to be away from Reggie, but I also didn’t trust myself to be on my own with such anger. As if on instinct, my body headed in the direction of Archie’s house. I wanted his warmth, his comforting words, and his voice whispering in my ear that everything will turn out fine. I wanted him.

The second I knocked on his front door, he opened it, as though he sensed that I was going to be there. When he saw my troubled expression, he hurried me inside.

He led me to his bedroom and sat down next to me on his bed. He draped his arm around my shoulder and pulled me closer to his side. Just being near to him, in this room, reminded me of how deep in love I fell for him.

“What happened, Y/N?” he asked concerned.

“That son of a bitch, Mantle stood me up to suck face with a freaking River Vixen!” I was angry and I refused to cry.

“What the hell? That’s ridiculous. Why would he cheat on YOU?” he asked, rubbing my shoulder in circles.

I scoffed. “Clearly he thinks that I’m not important enough for his attention. Maybe he wanted a cheerleader’s body instead of a regular girl like me.”

“Don’t say that! You’re perfect! There’s no guy that wouldn’t feel lucky to call himself your boyfriend.”

I scoffed again and said, “well clearly one guy doesn’t think so.”

Thinking that I meant Reggie instead of him, he replied, “Don’t worry, Y/N, you’re gonna find someone way better than Reggie. Literally anyone would be better than him.” He shifted so that he was facing me. Automatically, I moved to face him as well.

Seeing his eyes alone made my anger subside. I just wanted him to pull me towards him and wrap his arms around me.

“I don’t mean to be rude, especially at this time, but I gotta ask. Why did you date so many of those awful guys?” He offers me a smile to prove he means no offense.

I shrug and say, “I needed the distraction. Rather than wait for someone who I wasn’t even sure felt the same way about me, I placed my focus on other guys.” I waited before asking, “what about you, Arch? Why haven’t you made a move with Betty yet?”

He smirked. “I’m waiting for someone else. I never liked Betty in that way, anyways.”

“Oh yeah? Who are you waiting for?” I teased.

“Someone who doesn’t know how valuable she is. Someone who aimlessly dates around too much. Someone who’s never gone a day without being single since the 9th grade.”

Realizing he was describing me, I started, “Archie, what-”

“Y/N, you’ve always deserved better than those meatheads you always date. I can’t stand it when they have their arms around you like you’re some possession of theirs. Even tonight, Reggie has proven that he doesn’t value you.”

“Archie, that’s all well and good, but with my track record, who’s going to even want me?”

“I can think of one guy,” he mutters, smirking.

“Oh yeah? Point me in his direction and I’ll-”. I’m cut off as Archie lurches forward and covers my mouth with his. His lips feel so soft and sincere, I drink in every milliseconds that passes by.

Slowly he pulls away and looks at me with a sheepish grin.

“Well,” I say. “That was unexpected. ”

He chuckles lightly and says, “yeah, I’ve actually wanted to do that for a long time. I’ve had a crush on you since we were kids, Y/N/N, and I don’t want to see you go around with another idiotic guy. I want you to consider me as your future.”

I let out a loud laugh that takes him by surprise. “Are you kidding me, Andrews? I’ve liked you forever. I was convinced you’d never like me in that way , so I looked at other guys.”

“Wait, seriously?” The grin that spread across his face was priceless.

“Yes!”

“So, what happens now?”

I shrug and say, “I guess we just see where this goes. But, we both agree that this is actually happening, right? We’re really going to be…more than friends?”

He nodded and said, “yes, I would love that.” He continues to smile and says, “shouldn’t we tell the others?”

“They can wait till tomorrow. Now, I just want you all to myself.” I pull his neck towards me and he kisses me immediately. I’ve kissed guys before, but this feels different; this feels monumental.

Finally, my fears since the 9th grade have proven to be pointless. Knowing that Archie has felt the same way since then means the world to me. He’s seen me and I’ve seen him. Now, his lips will be the only lips I kiss for a very long time to come.

This is from the Sailor V manga official English translation Volume 12.

Artemis is fully awakened right?

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Confessions

Requested: @highest-quality-of-trash

Word Count: 1,673

Genre: Fluff, Romance

Author’s Note: I’m so sorry it took so long!!! I wanted it to be perfect for you!! I really hope you like it! Let me know if it’s what you wanted. I kinda made to where they both had feelings.


It was the beginning of senior year and you were still on the fence to confessing your feelings to Jeonghan, your best friend. I mean, he was your best friend after all, you didn’t want to ruin the friendship you had with him but also you were just too shy to do so. Every time you thought about confessing to him over the summer, you got anxious and scared. You would think about every possible outcome there is, good and bad. You’ve wanted to tell him exactly how you felt and how happy he makes you but, it was nearly impossible because of your shyness and his popularity. All the girls in school flocked to him, like he was Prince Charming himself. Always crowded him, buying him gifts and confessing their love for him. You didn’t want to be like the other girls. It was particularly one reason why Jeonghan liked you so much, you weren’t like the rest of the girls in school. You weren’t head over heels in love with him, well at least to his knowledge, you weren’t.

You weren’t always in love with him, your feelings for him came over time spent with him. From all your late night talks to your morning walks to school. From spending holidays with each other to rooftop met ups. Feelings for him developed more and more. You’ve never liked a boy like Jeonghan nor have you ever confessed your feelings before.

You’ve been thinking about confessing to him for awhile now. Give that it’s senior year and you wanted to make the best of it. Hoping that revealing your true feelings wouldn’t damper your last year of high school. You figured you would do it during lunch, when the two of you would go off and eat up on the rooftop of the school. No one ever bother you guys up there, since no one ever when up there besides you, Jeonghan and twelve of your friends. You secretly hoped that they wouldn’t be there today but you knew they would be. Lunch was the only time all fourteen of you could hang out during school.

When made it to your guys spot, you found Jeonghan and the gang goofing around like they normally did.

“Y/N! You’re finally here!” Mingyu came up to you with open arms.

“Mingyu.” You hugged the boy back.

“Y/N what took you so long? You missed all the fun.” Jeonghan wrapped his arms around you and pulled you in closed. It was at times like these that you wish you could tell him about your feelings but, you couldn’t. At least not while everyone was around. It was bad enough you were already shy about it, you didn’t need an audience too.

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No Promises :: Shawn Mendes

A/N: So this is my first attempt at writing something Shawn related. I’m gonna try to keep it nameless. All these charaters and events are fictional and all thay other stuff. Tell me if it’s any good x


Today was the day.
 After three months of not seeing him let alone the two weeks of pure torture because I wasn’t able to hear his voice, he was finally coming home. For the past two weeks Shawn has been travelling for the most part, non-stop. Different countries and states and the worse reception possible while doing so. I blame the concrete dressing rooms and terrible hotel wifi but having to get a new phone card for every country doesn’t help; and this long distance thing is a pain in the ass in itself but when you can’t speak to the person you’re missing the most it’s hell.
I mean, I’m sorta glad because I’d rather him resting then staying on the phone all night but it’s been hard. Nonetheless, Shawnie is making his way home today and I can’t wait to see my boy again. I still had a whole day ahead of me before I made my way to the airport but I still got dressed as if I was going now..

Whenever Shawn had been away for an extended amount of time I always dressed cozy when picking him up because he couldn’t resist giving me a big ol’ cuddle and after three months I needed that big cuddle, so sweats and his old maroon jumper it was. I through my hair up in a small bun on my head and attempted my morning phone call with Shawn.
 "Hi Babe" his voice crackled through the phone. The line was weak but even then I could hear the smile in his voice. Just hearing him gave me that warm, bubbly feeling in my belly. “Hellooo, where are you?” small cracks could be heard but it made what he was saying completely inaudible. “Are you on your way?” More cracks soon followed. I moved around the room trying to better the signal but after a few minuets the line had went dead.

 Shawn: I’m sorry.

 The message came through almost immediately.
It wasn’t his fault that the reception was bad but I’ll be seeing him soon so I don’t care that I only heard him for a second.

 -: Don’t be sorry, see you soon. Love you xx
(Message can’t be delivered!)

Long distance sucks. Before picking up Shawn I was meeting up with my friend, Haley to go pick out prom dresses. That’s another good thing about Shawn coming home today, prom was next week and he promised me he’d make it somehow, someway. We’d been talking about it for a while because if fell on the eve of our one year anniversary so we wanted it to be special.  

“I can really picture you in a light blue dress with your hair up” the shopping assistant, although trying her best, wasn’t really helping. She was an elderly lady with pointed green glasses at the end of her nose where she couldn’t possibly see through them and wore a minted green skirt and jacket to match. Haley and I had caught her looking at a mannequin for a very long time, Haley was afraid she was trying to determine if it was a customer or not.

“Maybe something peach instead” Haley whispered in my ear giving me sincere advice. “But you really would look good in the blue” I returned the favour. We searched for a little bit before we both found a few dresses matching our preferences and tried them on. “Are you excited?” She spoke from the dressing room beside me, a small bump on the wall here and there indicating she’d lost her balance while trying on her gown. “For prom? Yeah it’s gonna b-” “I meant for Shawn coming home” she laughed unlocking her door and stepping out. “Oh… yeah I can’t wait. I feel like I miss him more now knowing he’s coming home today then I have the past couple of months and that’s saying a lot” I glimpsed at my phone shyly looking to see if he’d tried to call or text but it was blank.

“That looks amazing Haley” The blue of the dressed worked so well with her complexion. “You look beautiful” i smiled as she spun on the spot testing it’s ‘twirl abilities’. “Okay okay stop sucking up, it’s your turn” she collapsed the dresses into my arms and pushed me into the dressing room.

“What about prom? Have you got your mask yet?” She asked as I stripped. “Yeah I’ve got it I bought it yesterday but I seriously can’t wait” I beamed. “Not only do I get to have fun with you guys but it’s a masquerade so Shawn is able to come. It’s the day before our anniversary and I don’t know it just feels like everything is coming together knowing he’s coming” “you two are so cute” she groaned. I zipped myself up and unlocked the door “you’ll get a girl eventually” I chuckled. “I know but I’ve been single since Hann– woah” I looked at myself in the mirror, switching weight between my legs as I turned to see each side of the dress. “You look gorgeous” she stood beside me in the mirror as we exchanged looks. “I don’t want you to even try on another one dude, that’s the one” it was a simple spaghetti strap peach dress that fell just above my knees.
“You think? I want this to be perfect” I mumbled under my breath. She stepped up behind me and grabbed my by my shoulders before resting her head. “that dress is gonna make him wish he never left in the first place” she teased.

Pairing: Kuroo/Kenma
Theme: confessions

“There’s… someone I’m interested in.”

Even though he knows they’re the only two in the room, Kuroo still looks around three times before focusing on Kenma again.

“…Wait,” he says. “…You?”

Kenma stares at him, like he and Kuroo hadn’t been sitting in the otherwise empty classroom for the past fifty two minutes. 

“Yes.”

Clearing his throat, Kuroo takes a moment to drop his eyes. His teeth bite down a bit more harshly than he intended on his bottom lip and clears his throat quickly, hopes that’s enough to mask the way he flinched. When he looks back up, it’s like the numbers of his math homework weren’t swimming just a second ago and grins. “There is, huh? So you going to tell me about them?”

Kenma shrugs and presses his lips in a thin line, doesn’t say anything more. Kuroo momentarily forgets the burning sensation in the middle of his chest and gives a lopsided smile, tilting his head. Cute…

He goes back to his homework because Kenma’s not someone Kuroo can push. Other people are pushable. Kenma isn’t. Kuroo likes provoking people for fun; he’s really good at it, but the one person he can’t derive joy from annoying is Kenma. 

Kuroo finishes his homework and has switched out his calculus textbook out for a history one when Kenma talks again. And while it makes him happy that Kenma’s confiding in him, it also leaves him feeling hollow at the idea of Kenma replacing him one day. He realizes it’s selfish; he does want Kenma to be happy, but what he really wants is to be the one who makes Kenma happy. Kenma being happy makes Kuroo happy. Kuroo making Kenma happy makes Kuroo happiest.

“…He’s pretty stupid,” Kenma says at last, brushing a few strands of hair between his ear only for them to cascade around his face again.

Kuroo laughs. “That’s not a nice thing to say.”

“He is,” Kenma mumbles with a lopsided shrug. “But… he’s kind. He can be a little immature, but he has good intentions and always owns up to his mistakes. He’s got the worst sleeping habits… both the way he sleeps and the fact he either sleeps all day or not at all. He… he’s really popular. Everyone likes him… even though he’s stupid. He drives me crazy. …He drives everyone crazy, but… they still like him. And when he’s with this other stupid guy… they’re really… really…”

He trails off, so Kuroo offers, “Stupid?”

Kenma nods. “…Yeah.”

Kuroo laughs again. The tip of his pencil breaks when he presses a bit too hard while writing his name, so he nonchalantly reaches for a pen and pretends he doesn’t notice Kenma staring at the broken tipped pencil. “Why don’t you confess to him then? He might feel the same way, you know. You’re a catch, kitten.”

This time, his pen makes a hole in the paper, but Kuroo manages a smile. “Guess I can’t keep calling you that, huh? Wouldn’t want someone else calling my boyfriend a nickname like that.”

When he looks up, Kenma’s staring at him with an unreadable expression. His eyes narrow a bit and Kuroo blinks, darts his eyes around the room before looking back at Kenma. “…What?”

Kenma keeps staring. “…He’s really stupid.”

Kuroo nods slowly. “Yeah, we’ve… established that. In fact, you’ve described him as that more times than you’ve described any other–”

“He’s. Really. Stupid.”

“Yeah, you’ve–”

Kenma keeps staring.

Kuroo stops breathing.

Kuroo realizes.

Kuroo’s eyes grow wide and he straightens, pen clattering to his textbook. “…Oh.”

Kenma sighs and brings his hands up to cover his face, stifling his groan. “God…”

“…Oh. I… wait, really?”

“Yeah,” Kenma breathes. “I… I don’t know how this happened either because you’re really…”

Reaching a hand out, Kuroo dances his fingers against the inside of one of Kenma’s wrists. He moves one hand and when Kuroo leans in, the other hand moves. When their foreheads bump, Kenma wrinkles his nose. When Kuroo kisses his cheek, Kenma wrinkles his nose again and glares gently. When Kuroo kisses the corner of his mouth, Kenma bites his lip and furrows his brow, but doesn’t wrinkle his nose. 

When Kuroo leans in and stops just short of their lips brushing, he grins when Kenma’s scoff comes out hot against his mouth. Closing his eyes, he waits for Kenma to confirm the first move before reciprocating. Once their lips touch, Kuroo kisses back slowly and gently, bringing a hand up to cup his face. His thumb brushes over Kenma’s cheek and he takes his bottom lip between his lips, lingering for a moment before capturing his lips in a second kiss. Kenma’s the one who pulls back and Kuroo gives a shaky sigh, feels his heart racing, decides that nausea’s better than burning.

“…Stupid,” Kenma finishes in a mutter, sounding breathless. “You’re… really stupid.”

Kuroo laughs, opens his eyes to see Kenma’s soft blush and small smile.

“…Yeah. I am.”