oversized cards

But… imagine Dean is a Kindergarten teacher

And Cas volunteers as a recess/lunch supervisor

And Dean has been crushing on him all along, and always brings him coffee - just how he likes it - when he’s outside in the cold, and bakes cookies for the days Cas is working (oatmeal raisin, because Cas once let slip they’re his favourite).

And then some of Dean’s class come up to him when they’re making Valentines cards, and ask if he’s going to give one to Mr Novak, “Because you like him, right?

And Dean stammers, trying to explain “it’s not like that” but the kids insist and drag him over to one of the tables to help him make one.

And at lunch time, Dean is towed across the yard by three very excited five-year-olds and blushes furiously when he sheepishly hands Cas an oversized card that is drowning in glitter and multi-coloured, cut-out paper hearts.

And the little ones tug at Cas’s hands, looking sad, and ask “Don’t you have a card for Mr Winchester?  Don’t you like him back?” and Dean tries to mouth that it’s okay; to let Cas know that he doesn’t mind, though he thinks actually his heart might be breaking a little, because he always hoped…

And Cas blushes, reaching into his pocket and bringing out a small envelope which he hands to Dean.

And when Dean opens it, he finds just a simple piece of paper, with the words “I like other food, besides cookies.  Want to get dinner with me some time?” with a tiny heart drawn next to it.

And when he looks up, Cas is beaming at him, and he just knows he has a stupid, goofy grin on his own face, but he doesn’t care.

And three five-year-olds skip off across the yard, giggling, to play on the jungle gym.  Because Mr Novak and Mr Winchester are being all weird and smiley, and “eww, that’s gross.”

Oversized Commander

Finally! There are enough cards printed at double size (3.5″ x 5″) to put together a full EDH deck. I’ve been collecting these for a while, so it’s great to finally be able to do something with them.

It’s hard to really give off a sense of scale for how massive these cards are, and I had to use my bed to take pictures, as it was the largest flat surface at hand with decent lighting.

Full decklist and disclaimers after the jump.

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BigBang Merch I Own Arranged by Release Date.

This isn’t a complete list of items. Many items didn’t make it here because I have no idea to which date or promotion cycle they belong. These are the main items in my collection only.

2006 Aug to Nov - BigBang First, Second and Third Singles [X]

2006 Dec - BigBang First Album: Volume 1 [x]

2007 Feb - BigBang First Concert CD: The Real  [x]

2007 March - BigBang First Concert DVD: Since 2007 [x]

2007 Aug -  BigBang First Mini Album: Always [X]

2007 Nov - BigBang Second Mini Album: Hot Issue [x]

  • Seungri - BigBang x BSX Limited Edition Hoodie -  [X]
  • BigBang x BSX Hoodie - [X]

2008 Jan - BigBang For the World [x]

2008 Feb - BigBang Second Concert CD: The Great [X]

2008 March - BigBang Second Concert DVD: The Great [x]

2008 Aug - BigBang Third Mini Album: Stand Up [x]

2008 Oct - BigBang First Japan Album: Number 1 (Cd/DVD) [x]

2008 Nov - BigBang Second Album: Remember [X]

2009 March - BigBang 2008 Global Warning Tour DVD Green [x]

  • Seungri Strong Baby Full Story Photobook [X]

2009 April - BigBang 2009 Concert Big Show CD: [X]

2009 Sep - Seungri - Why did you come to my House [x]

2009 June - BigBang Japanese Single: My Heaven [x]

2009 July - BigBang Japanese Single: Gara Gara Go! [x]

2009 July - BigBang 2009 Concert Big Show DVD: [x]

2009 Aug - G-Dragon Heartbreaker original version [x]

2009 Nov - BigBang Japan Single: Koe Wo Kikasete Cd/DVD [X]

2010 Mar - G-Dragon Shine a Light CD: [x]

2010 Apr - G-Dragon Shine a Light DVD Japanese version: [X]

2010 June - BigBang Japan : Tell me Goodbye Cd/DVD [x]

2010 June - BigBang 2010 Concert Big Show CD: [x]

2010 Aug - BigBang 2010 Concert Big Show DVD: [X]

  • 2010 BigShow Facemask - Seungri [x]
  • 2010 Bangs Cartoon Book [x]
  • 2010 Electric Love Tour Photobook (Japan) [X]
  • 2010 Seungri n T.o.P. movie Nineteen [x]
  • Seungri n T.o.P. movie Nineteen Publicity - Japan [X]

2010 Aug - BigBang Japan Single: Beautiful Hangover  [X]

2011 Jan - Seungri VVIP CD silver version [x] [o]

  • Seungri VVIP Key Necklace Silver version [x]

2011 Feb - BigBang Mini Album: Tonight [X]

2011 Feb - GDnTop First Album Japanese version [X]

2011 Mar - Seungri VVIP V World DVD [x] [o]

2011 Mar - GDnTop Play with GD & TOP - Japanese Version [X]

2011 April - Official Lightstick version 3 [x]

2011 April - BigBang Mini Album: Tonight Special Edition [x]

2011 May - BigBang Japan Album: BigBang 2 (Blue +Black) [X]

2011 May - BigBang 2011 Concert Big Show Making DVD: [X]

2011 May - BigBang The Ultimate International Best [x]

2011 June - BigBang 2011 Concert Big Show CD: [X]

2011 June - BigBang 2011 Concert Big Show DVD: [x]

  • 2011 Official Desk Calendar [x]
  • 2011 Big Show Paper Toys (Medium): [x]
  • 2011 BigBang X Uniqlo Collab Hoodie (Blue) [x]
  • 2011 BigBang X Uniqlo Collab Hoodie (Black) [x]
  • 2011 BigBang X Uniqlo Collab Hoodie (Gray) [x]
  • 2011 BigBang Star Collection Card Vol 1 [X]
  • 2011 Seungri Tonight Music Video Making Film  [x]
  • 2011 Seungri Face T-Shirt [x]
  • 2011 BigBang Star Collection Card Special Edition [X]

2011 Jul - GDnTop First Album Repackage version [x]

  • Seungri Dazed Korea Magazine [x]

2011 Dec - The Best of BigBang Japanese version [x]

2012 Feb - BigBang Mini Album: Alive metal case Seungri: [x][o]

2012 June - Extraordinary 20’s Photobook Korea version [X]

  • Vogue Magazine (BigBang in the Boxing Ring) [x]

2012 June - BigBang Mini: Alive Spec.Ed.- Still Alive Seungri: [x]

2012 Aug - BigBang 2012 Concert Alive Making Collection: [X]

  • Alive Tour Official T-shirt Black [x]
  • Alive Tour Official Hoodie Sweatshirt Black [x]
  • Alive Tour Japan Dome Vip privilege Watch [X]
  • Alive Tour Phone Accessory [x]
  • Alive Tour Goods Notebook set [x]
  • Alive Tour Goods Necklace Seungri version [x]
  • Seungri BigBang Mini Notebook  [x]

2012 Nov - G-Dragon One Of A Kind Bronze & Gold versions [x]

  • G-Dragon One of a Kind Knee Socks [x]
  • G-Dragon One of a Kind Choco Pies [x]
  • G-Dragon One of A Kind Strap for BigBang Lightstick [x]
  • G-Dragon One of A Kind Ring set (Gold) [x]
  • G-Dragon One of A Kind Fan Picket [x]
  • G-Dragon Ring Notebook [x]
  • G-Dragon Leather Tattoo Wristband (white) [X]

2012 Dec  -BigBang Special Final in Dome Memorial [x]

2013 Jan - BigBang 2012 Concert Alive CD: [x]

2013 Jan - BigBang 2012 Concert Alive Tour in Seoul DVD [x]

2013 Feb - BigBang Best Music Video Collection Korea [x]

2013 Mar - Daesung Japanese Album D’scover CD only [X]

2013 Mar - Seungri Kindaichi Case Files Movie [X]

2013 May - BigBang 2013 Concert Alive Galaxy Tour CD: [x]

  • BigBang 2013 Season’s Greeting Calendar [x]
  • Seungri BigBang Alive Tour Cable Winder  [X]

2013 Jul - BigBang 2012 Concert Alive World Tour DVD: [x]

2013 Jul - BigBang 2012 Concert Alive Final in Seoul DVD [X]

2013 Jul - BigBang Best Music Video Making Collect. Korea: [x]

2013 Aug - Seungri Let’s Talk About Love Red & Orange [x]

  • Seungri Let’s Talk About Love Tote Bag [X]
  • Seungri Let’s Talk About Love Pouch [x]
  • Seungri Let’s Talk About Love Artwork [x]
  • Seungri Let’s Talk About Love Aroma Lamp [x]
  • Seungri 2013 Record Footprints Photobook [x]

2013 Sept - G-Dragon COUP D’ETAT red version [x]

2013 Oct - Seungri Lets Talk About Love Japn Cd/DVD [o][x]

  • Seungri Esquire Magazine [x]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - Cross Magazine [X]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - Cooking/Recipes [x]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - Vanity Mix [X]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - Various [x]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - ?? from Japan [x]
  • Seungri Magazine Clippings - Mini [X]

2013 Nov - G-Dragon COUP D’ETAT Japan CD/DVD [x]

2013 Nov - T.o.p The Commitment Special Photobook [x]

2013 Dec - G-Dragon COUP D’ETAT collection Korea version [x]

2013 Dec - T.o.p Special Edition Doom Dada Korea [x]

2014 Jan - Official Lightstick version 4 [X]

2014 Feb - GD 2013 World Tour OoaK Final Seoul (Taiwan) [X]

2014 Mar - BigBang 2013-2014 Japan Dome Tour DVD  [X]

2014 Mar - T.o.p Doom Dada CD/DVD Japan [X]

  • BigBang 2014 Stamps + Postcard Set - Korea [x] [o]
  • BigBang Swarovksi Vip Crown Hairband [x]
  • BigBang x Krunk Stuffed Bear - Japan [x]
  • BigBang X Krunk Clear Folder - Seungri [X]
  • BIGBANG Gel Ink Pens [x]
  • BigBang Book Binding Notebook [x]

2014 April - From Top - Korea Limited Special Ed [x]

2014 May - BigBang 2014 +a in Seoul Concert CD: [X]

  • BIGBANG +α OFFICIAL MUFFLER [x]
  • BIGBANG +α SILK BRACELET [X]
  • BIGBANG +a Fan Picket - Seungri [x]
  • BigBang 2014 Season’s Greeting Calendar [x][o]
  • Seungri Polaroid from Japan Calendar 2014 [x]
  • BigBang X Lawson Goods - Tote Bag [X]
  • BIGBANG YG Bears: Seungri + G-Dragon [X]

2014 June - Taeyang Second Album Rise Deluxe Edition [x]

2014 Jul - Daesung 2nd Japanese Album D’slove cd + dvd [x]

2014 Jul - BigBang 2014 +a Concert Seoul DVD Korea  [x]

2014 Sept - Seungri Japan Drama Yubikoi Kimi ni Okuru - [x]

2014 Nov - Best of BigBang 2006-2014 3cd + 2 dvd Japan [X]

  • BigBang X Krunk Toy Collection [O] [X] [o] [x] [o] [x]
  • BigBang x Krunk Tumbler [x]
  • BigBang 2014 Puzzle Frame [x]
  • BigBang Lucky Box (2014) [x]

2014 Dec - GD x Taeyang - Good Boy [x]

2015 Feb - BigBang 2014 Japan Event Fantastic Babys DVD [X]

2015 Mar - BigBang 2015 Welcoming Collection DVD Japan

  • Seungri [X]
  • Taeyang [o]

2015 Mar - BigBang 2014-2015 Japan Dome Tour X - DVD [x]

  • 2014 ‘X’ Tour in Japan Vip privilege necklace [x]
  • 2014 ‘X’ Tour in Japan Official Hoodie [X]
  • 2014 ‘X’ Tour in Japan Krunk Bear Hand Mirror [x]
  • Seungri - BigBang 2014 Tour X Eye Mask  [x]
  • Seungri - Dome Tour Merch oversize card [x]

2015  May - BigBang Made Series: M (Black & White) [X]

2015 June - BigBang Made Series: A (Black & White) [X]

2015  July - BigBang Made Series: D (Black & White) [X]

  • BigBang 2015 July Vogue [x]

2015  Aug - BigBang Made Series: E (Black & White) [X]

  • BigBang 2015 August GQ [x]
  • BigBang “MADE” Diffuser - Seungri [X]
  • BigBang “MADE” Reversible Jacket [x]
  • BigBang “Made” Notebook [X]
  • BigBang “Made” Soap Set [x]
  • BigBang “Made” Eco Bag (China Tour Merch) [x]
  • BigBang “MADE” Scarf - (China Tour Merch) [x]
  • BigBang “Made” Art Toy USB - Seungri [X]
  • BigBang Art Toy by Eric So - T.o.P [x]
  • BigBang Art Toy by Eric So - Seungri [X] [O]
  • BigBang Art Toy by Eric So - Daesung [x]
  • BigBang Art Toy by Eric So - Taeyang [X]
  • BigBang Art Toy by Eric So - G-Dragon [x]

2015 Nov -  MADE in Japan Vip Seat Bracelet [X]

2016 Feb - MADE Series - (Deluxe Edition)(Jpn vers) [x]

  • BB World Tour MADE in Seoul (Jpn vers) [X]
  • BB World Tour MADE in Japan (Deluxe) [x]

2016 Mar - BB Welcoming Collection (Japan/Korea) [X]

  • BB MADE Tour Final in Seoul Photobook [x]
  • BB MADE Tour Final in Seoul Chocolate [x]
  • BB Times Magazine- Vol 11[x]

2016 Jun - BB MADE Tour Final in Seoul Live CD [X]

2016 Jul - BB 10 Movie Program Photobook [x]

  • BB World Tour Made in Japan Final (Deluxe) [X]

2016 Aug - BB 10th anniversary light stick (Japan) [x]

  • BigBang Flash Strap - (Japan) T.o.p. vers. [x]
  • BigBang10 - Exhibition A to Z Lmt. Ed. Box [X]
  • BigBang 10 - Coloring Book [x]
  • BigBang 10 - Poscard Set Type 1 [x]

2016 Sep - Dazed Korea 100 x BigBang (Seungri) [x]

2016 Oct - BigBang 10 The Collection: A - Z Photobook [X]

2016 Nov - BigBang10  The Movie DVD (Korea) [x]

2016 Dec - BigBang MADE The Full Album 

  • Daesung [x]
  • Seungri [x]
  • BigBang x Nongfu Spring Tea (GD) [x]

2017 Feb - BigBang MADE (Jpn Deluxe Edition) [X]

2017 Mar - BigBang Welcoming Collection (Japan) [x]

2017 Apr - Daesung - D-Day (cd+dvd) (Japan) [x]

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Zodiac Advent Calendar Day 1: What the signs remind me of (winter/Christmas edition)
  • Aries: having crazy snowball-fights or building a snowman, snowflakes trapped in your hair or lashes, taking a walk through the christmasy decorated city, the feeling of warmth streaming through your body when you come home after a long and cold day
  • Taurus: baking christmas cookies, hot chocolate, misty breath, warm sweaters, the smell of cinnamon, lighting all the christmas candles in the house, decorating the living room, christmas dinner with the whole family
  • Gemini: lighting the christmas tree for the first time, breathing in the cold and cleansing winter air, the excitement you feel when you wake up to see the first snow of the year, stuffing your belly with christmas treats, knitted socks
  • Cancer: christmas shopping, big scarves and oversized coats, writing christmas cards, long walks on the snow-covered field, the sound of boots walking on the snowy street, gingerbread men, candy canes
  • Leo: christmas markets, staying in with your best friends, ice skating, singing christmas songs at the top of your lungs, hundreds of blankets and pillows, chimneys, the sound of the snow pusher passing by, making snow angels
  • Virgo: reading christmas novels and stories in the candlelight, searching for the right christmas tree, mulled wine, wearing your long pyjamas all day, chocolate santas, watching old fairy tale movies on tv
  • Libra: wrapping and unwrapping christmas presents, the excitement you feel when someone is about to open your present, the way snow is glistening in the sun, snow-powdered forests, christmas lights everywhere, different coloured baubles, christmas commercials
  • Scorpio: watching my favourite christmas movies from childhood all over again, foggy winter mornings, the colour burgundy, advent calendars, oranges, icicles hanging from the gutter, driving through a snowstorm in the evening
  • Sagittarius: secret santa, creating a christmas playlist, santa hats, nutcrackers, reindeers everywhere, winter hikes with your loved ones, cuddly evenings on the couch, sleigh rides, glittery decoration, silver and gold
  • Capricorn: roasted chestnuts, St. Nicholas day, gingerbread houses, the smell of pine, red noses and rosy cheeks, the way christmas presents look under the tree, watching The Grinch, heavy perfume, kissing under the mistletoe, coming home for Christmas
  • Aquarius: sitting on the windowsill watching the snow fall, drinking tea, the way trees look without their leaves (a little bit creepy but strangely beautiful), baked apple, warm baths, the star on top of the Christmas tree
  • Pisces: listening to Frank Sinatra's voice singing Christmas songs half asleep, being wrapped in blankets, christmas jumpers, cinnamon flavoured popcorn, cosy slippers, genuine anticipation, scented candles, turtlenecks

Steve Argyle - Magic: the Gathering
Archenemy: Nicol Bolas My Laughter Echoes, scheme card # 12/20

[Overall release #120] - [Special release #13]

The original version of Archenemy was released seven years ago on June 18, 2010 (and coincidentally contained Steve Argyle’s first reprinted card in Magic.)  The game featured a three vs. one play style and was released as four different, singly-packaged archenemy decks designed to use along with the included 20-card, oversized scheme deck to defeat three opponents.

Archenemy: Nicol Bolas is the second installment of this play variant.  This time the archenemy is a named character and the three opponents’ decks are provided along with Nicol Bolas’s deck and oversized scheme deck in a single large package.  Steve Argyle has two reprinted regular cards in the set as well as two of the oversized scheme cards which are new to the set.  Archenemy: Nicol Bolas will be released on June 16, 2017.

My Laughter Echoes was previewed along with all of the scheme cards on June 5, 2017.  The card also appeared on the second turn of the second game played during a special preview video on The Command Zone with special guest, Magic designer @gavinverhey, who had this to say about the scheme during the game:

“This is actually my favorite scheme from when we were designing, and now I’m terrified because I know just how strong it is.“ - Gavin Verhey

Copying is powerful, copying for free is even more powerful, and copying a free, powerful effect for free is really hard to imagine, so I can get behind the apparent power if this scheme.  That said there is not likely to be a huge cost for singles of schemes from this game for a while.

Besides, we’re here to talk about the illustration.  This card image came from the same HD video I mentioned before.  Steve has not yet shared an image of the artwork but I really can’t wait to get a better look at it.  The large expanse of water is a new feature to this piece and I am looking forward to seeing how good it looks up close.

There’s a lot of special effects going on.  Steam, smoke, light, fire, energy blasts, lightning strikes and vapor trails course around the scene in a dance of chaos all of which are assured to look incredible when we can scrutinize it.

the bonefire tarot is probably the best tarot deck i’ve ever bought omg

that brings my tarot deck total to 4, plus my viking + goddess oracles, and my planned purchase of the demonic tarot/oracle deck in the future

i swear i got like one more but i’m tired rn lmao

love to get a twin peaks tarot sometime in the future

also the box is so quality that i’m gonna repurpose it to hold all my ~magic~ books because there is literally no more room in my lil sorcery chest lmao

anyways the art is AMAZING and the cards are oversized and beautiful and feel good in my hands and the deck was created in a really balanced bittersweet morality so reversals shouldn’t be an issue and readings should have a lot more middle ground in them so that should be WAY MORE FUN!!!

anyways i’m wild about these cards

What the signs remind me of (winter/Christmas edition)

Cancer: christmas shopping, big scarves and oversized coats, writing christmas cards, long walks on the snow-covered field, the sound of boots walking on the snowy street, gingerbread men, candy canes

Aquarius: sitting on the windowsill watching the snow fall, drinking tea, the way trees look without their leaves (a little bit creepy but strangely beautiful), baked apple, warm baths, the star on top of the Christmas tree

It was the first time Jeonghan had anyone to do something for on Valentine’s day and, with that, he was left stuck on what to do. He didn’t want to just buy something, he wanted to do something special, but he knew something he had wanted to get for Damien too. He had thought of leaving it until his birthday, or the day they had made his birthday, but he found himself too excited about it as soon as Damien had mentioned his past hobby. So in the end Jeonghan had a pile of things ready for the demon by Valentines day and they were all waiting in the living room for him as Jeonghan made himself his much needed morning coffee. Too early…he didn’t like mornings.

It was wrapped but the first thing was a guitar in a guitar case. Jeonghan didn’t know much about music, and so had to be guided by the shop clerk but they had been nice and in the end he had found a guitar he hoped Damien would like.

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Next to the large gift was two envelopes, one big and one small. In the big one was an oversize valentines card, he had found it too cute to be put off by the size and he had ended up using most of the space anyway. Inside was a note written on one side but, on the bigger blank space, was a colour sketched replica of the painting Jeonghan had done on Damien’s back for his assignment. The note wasn’t long but he hoped that it would be okay. It read:

Damien,
Happy Valentines Day.

This will probably be short, I am finding that I am not very good with this, but I wanted to thank you. You have done so much for me, I have grown so much in such a short period of time, and it is all because of you. I am happier than I have ever been, more confident than I have ever been, and I am looking forward to so much now. I would have been unable to do that without you. I love you so much and I hope this is the first valentines day of many.

Lots of love 
Jeonghan

And in the second envelope was a scratch card that he had made himself. It was simple but with good intentions, under each little heart was different reason why Jeonghan loved Damien so much, ranging from things like his smile to the gentle way he spoke.

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Damien had never experienced a valentines day, nor did he even know too much about it but he had caught plenty of thoughts from strangers that had given away what the holiday was about. It was something he had looked into more, something that had filled him with joy and light to think that he would be able to spend the day with his boyfriend, that it would be a day to celebrate their love though to him that was something he was blessed to celebrate every day. He was in love, he was loved. Cared for and he had someone so special to care about too and so he had his own couple of gifts hidden away somewhere to be brought out in the morning. 


When he had woken, the demon did as he always would and reached out with an arm to find the hear of his boyfriend’s body but was only met with the cold bed instead. His eyes opened, a pout formed on his lips to see that other than him the bed was empty and so he slipped out from beneath the covers, retrieved the bag from it’s hiding place and his feet padded over the floors as he went into the living room of their home to find his boyfriend.

“Hannie?” He called out the younger’s nickname before his eyes landed on all that had been left for him and carefully he rest the bag down before walking across the room. The card was the first thing he opened, his cheeks burning in a blush but a bright smile was on his lips as his finger gently stroked over the sketch that had been drawn on one side. He remembered that night he had become his boyfriend’s canvas, he remembered the meaning behind the younger’s design and to see another copy that he could keep was the most precious gift he could ever imagine. His reading had definitely improved and so he made it through the note with ease, the smile lingering on his lips and once it was read, he held the card to his chest and let out a happy sigh. Jeonghan was so sweet to him, so sweet about him and after a few moments of him lingering on that thought, he propped the card up on the table and opened the second envelope, his smile growing even further to see another homemade gift. It was things like that that meant the most to him. He didn’t need money thrown away on him, he needed the thought, the knowledge he was worth effort and so the smile remained as he scratched off the first one and read over the message. “Hannie…”

Their was still a large gift left to open but first he really wanted to see his boyfriend and so he pulled himself up to his feet and quickly headed into the kitchen. “Jeonghan?”

SPN AU

Imagine Dean is a Kindergarten teacher and Cas volunteers as a recess/lunch supervisor.

And Dean has been crushing on Cas all along, and always bringing him coffee- just how he likes it- when he’s outside in the cold, and bakes cookies for Cas when for he’s working (oatmeal raisin, because Cas once let slip it was his favourite).

And then some of Dean’s class come up to Dean when they’re making Valentine’s Day cards, and asks if he’s going to give one to Mr Novak “because you like him, right?”

And Dean stammers, trying to explain “It’s not like that” but the kids insist and drag him over to one of the tables to help him make one “because you’re not experienced, Mr Winchester.”

And at lunch time, Dean is towed across the yard by three very excited five-year-olds and blushes furiously when he sheepishly hands Cas an oversized card that is drowning in glitter and cut-out multi-coloured heart shapes.

And the little one tugs Cas’ hand, looking sad, and asks “Don’t you have a card for Mr Winchester? Don’t you like him back?” and Dean tries to mouth that it’s okay; to let Cas know that he doesn’t mind, though he thinks actually his heart might be breaking a little, because he always hoped…

And Cas blushes, reaching into his pocket and bringing out a small envelope which he hands to Dean.

When he opens it, Dean finds just a simple piece of paper, with the neatly written words “I like other foods, besides cookies. Want to get dinner with me some time?” with a tiny heart drawn next to it.

When Dean looks up, Cas is beaming at him, and he just knows he has a stupid grin on his face, but he doesn’t care.

The three kids skip off to play tag, giggling because they’re standing there, grinning awkwardly, and because “eww, that’s gross.”

Steve Argyle - Magic: the Gathering
Archenemy: Nicol Bolas Slave of Bolas, card # 86/106

[Overall release #118] - [Reprint release #39]

The original version of Archenemy was released seven years ago on June 18, 2010 (and coincidentally contained Steve Argyle’s first reprinted card in Magic.)  The game featured a three vs. one play style and was released as four different, singly-packaged archenemy decks designed to use along with the included 20-card, oversized scheme deck to defeat three opponents.

Archenemy: Nicol Bolas is the second installment of this play variant.  This time the archenemy is a named character and the three opponents’ decks are provided along with Nicol Bolas’s deck and oversized scheme deck in a single large package.  Steve Argyle has two reprinted regular cards in the set as well as two of the oversized scheme cards which are new to the set.  Archenemy: Nicol Bolas will be released on June 16, 2017.

Slave of Bolas being included in this release was practically a given just because of the name of the card.  The card was reprinted once before, not coincidentally, in the Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas release in 2011.

This card is a reprint.  For more information please see my post about the original Alara Reborn printing.