really does something for a child's imagination

Because @alexaprilgarden asked me for suggestions for a nice long plotty johnlock fic to read (a bit like Edinburgh Problem by snorklepie), and because I always wanted to do a rec list, here are my recommendations. Please, be careful, many are rather dark. Heed the tags.

Two Coffees, One Black One With Sugar Please by Linpatootie: I love love love this series. It’s sweet and funny, totally in character and with some really hot scenes. How Sherlock and John become an item, in their own way. Also a podfic by @magicranberries

The Heart In The Whole by @verity-burns: EPIC friends to lovers. All the feels. A true classic. Set after The Great Game, where (in this version) Sherlock got severely injured and needs John’s help to recover.

Paper Angel by @distantstarlight: A lovely Christmas fic. Sweet and tender.

The Chemistry Is Incredibly Simple And Very Destructive by @starrysummer-nights:  Sherlock is too busy to continue to go out and procure willing sex partners for himself so he comes up with the perfect solution: John. After all, he knows John is attracted to him and they are already living together. Why not make their friendship one with benefits? What could go wrong? - Well I have eight ideas so far…

Given In Evidence by @verity-burns: God, I love this story! Drama, feels, first time… and a case.

Cracks In The Pavement by naughtyspirit: Infidelity! While Mary is out with her friends, John meets Sherlock… naughtyspirit has some nice other fics, check them out.

The Roads Less Travelled by @verity-burns:  Sherlock realises that John’s dating habits involve an unacceptable level of risk… what if he meets an unusually tolerant woman and ends up getting married? - You can imagine what Sherlock does - or can you? Great fic!

The Good Morrow series by greywash ( @fizzygins): I don’t really know how to describe this. It’s unbelievably good, hot, thrilling.

John Watson’s Twelve Days Of Christmas by @earlgreytea68:  It’s the holiday season. John Watson needs money. Sherlock Holmes needs something else. Pretend relationship - until it isn’t. So lovely!

The Last Place You’d Look by theorclair: An abuse case turns into an investigation where Sherlock, John, and all of Scotland Yard will learn stunning things about Sherlock’s past and will change the relationship between him and John forever. TW for child abuse, but so good!

The Game has Changed by youtextd: Rather dark hurt/comfort post-Reichenbach fic. TW for torture.

A Good Old-Fashioned Happy Ending by darcylindbergh: Lovely Christmas fic. Sherlock wants to ask John to marry him and almost overthinks and panics. But they get there in the end.

An Alternative Universe by notjustmum: How S3 could have gone without Mary Morstan.

Human Error by ValarMorghulis508: John leaves Mary for Sherlock. Mary tries to get John back. And she’s a true piece of work. Kinky.

Sheherezade by sgam76: Sherlock is back from the dead and he and John resume their work. But Sherlock’s past and childhood catch up on him. John tries to deal with it, tries to help his friend but has to understand that some things can’t be healed by friendship alone. Darkish, mention of child abuse.

Midnight Blue Serenity by BeautifulFiction: Sherlock investigates undercover at a club ot catch a serial killer. What John sees and learns during this investigation has him fall head over heels for his flatmate - but will Sherlock reciprocate his feelings? Or, even worse, will the murderer get him before John has a chance to make his confession?

The Other Man by ampersand_ch: Mature friends-to-lovers story. Not happy go lucky but honest and true.

Echoes by corruptedpov: When Sherlock comes back from the dead, he hopes nothing has changed. But John suffered too much to just take him back in. Sherlock’s Asperger doesn’t make it any easier. John is very angry and it takes a while and them working through loads of emotional baggage to resume their friendship.

The Case Of The Number Game by EscapistAz: After Sherlock’s return, he and John have not only to deal with rearranging their lives together but also with a gruesome murder case.

The Adventure Of The Silver Scars by tangledblue: Post S3. Mary has shot Sherlock and John has still not got over that. When he finally leaves his wife, it takes some time and talk for him and Sherlock to figure out what they mean to each other. And there’s also a case to solve…

These Hours That Define Us by  predictably_unpredictable: Set during and post S3.  Sherlock has just been discharged from hospital, not knowing what to expect or what he’ll be coming home to. He’s convinced himself that he should never see John again for John’s well being, believing himself to be a hindrance to him. But when John shows up unexpectedly to 221B in the middle of the day hoping for a place to stay, things take a different turn, forcing them both to confront their past and their future.

The Virgin by  charlieeanne:  Anyone who knew Sherlock could never imagine him being in a relationship. However, as John and Sherlock grow closer, John begins to realise his partner’s aversion to relationships and sex may not be as he first assumed. Psychological trauma and mentions of past abuse.

The Thing Is by TSylvestris:  The problem with living with Sherlock, John thought, was that you never, never, ever knew the significance of anything. Like your flatmate’s nose buried in your hair. Whilst you’re in bed. Epic story.

Trying To Find The In-Between by  NoStraightLine: How Sherlock Holmes and John Watson fall in love - against all odds. Classic.

221Behave - 31 Days OTP Challenge by NerdyMind:  This casefic follows Sherlock and John as they grow from friends to lovers with the help of supportive and nosy friends. They have sexy times. They have really tough bad times. But they come out on top with a new family and a happy future.

Safe Distance by merripestin: The mother was apparently poisoned, the son seems to have killed himself playing Russian roulette. It’s a murder and a suicide. Or is it a suicide and a murder? At least the case is distracting John from the fact that sex with Sherlock was probably a mistake right from the start.John will learn to cope, one way or another.

Thirst by bittergreens:  When John realizes he has feelings for Sherlock and decides he must keep those feelings secret at all costs, the resulting tension might bring Baker Street to the ground.

The Proof Of Sentiment by crimsonwinter:  Taking place a year after their first anniversary, John and Sherlock play the complicated ‘game’ of attraction, which explores their unnamed relationship and Sherlock’s fluid sexuality (or lack thereof). Will they ever cut the veil and become the couple everyone assumes they are?…Yes, the answer is yes. They will.

Mind The Gap by sweetcupandcakes:  An introspective journey through the life and relationships of Sherlock Holmes. TW for child abuse.

Say You’ll Stay With Me by  justacookieofacumberbatch:  It was just supposed to be an ordinary business trip, but when John’s car stalls out on Hollywood Boulevard, he meets someone who just might change his life.Hollywood AU, prostitution.

To The Sticking Place by blueink3: Actor AU, John and Sherlock stage Macbeth. God, I love this story.

Sharp Bits And Safe Paths by  midgetnazgul:  John learns Sherlock sacrificed much more than he ever could have believed in his time away. Rape Recovery.

A Very Long Acquaintance by Kate_Lear:  The story of a meeting, a separation, and a reunion. (A little cmbyn-ish…)

Aplomb by FivePips: Balletlock. TW eating disorder.

Knealing by ianavi: Going on one’s knees can mean many things. Anxious as a child, awkward at university, self-harming and escaping into drugs - this AU Sherlock is not a detective, does not deduce crime scenes, never meets a man called Moriarty. No need when the enemy, your very own Moriarty, is all in your head…

Bangtan Spells Compilation: Family Time.

Hi lovelies, it’s family time! We know you really like family moments with your BTS love so we compiled them here for you. Enjoy!


Seokjin

  • Super Dad: Seokjin is a member of the Return of The Superman show with your babies. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Feel My Love: When you start to plan something behind Seokjin’s back he thinks you are cheating, but it turns out you just wanted to give him a big surprise to tell him you are pregnant. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • The Little Things: Jin and you were dating but broke up suddenly, after one year he finds out you have a baby together. Genre: Family / Drama.
  • Controlled Chaos:Maknae line volunteers to babysit Jin’s babies but his twins turn out to be huge pranksters. Genre: Fluff / Friendship. 
  • Waiting On Your Love:You are single mother and Jin falls in love with you and your overprotective two year old son. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Like Father Like Son: You surprise Seokjin by visiting him in his MV shooting with your son.  Genre: Family / Friendship.
  • Don’t You Remember: Jin and you got into a serious fight, while you try to cool off you take your daughter with you, but scared of a separation she seeks help from BTS to keep her parents together.  Genre: Family / Drama.
  • What Means The Most: You scold your daughter and then feel defeated when she and Jin gang up on you.  Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Every Beautiful Thought: Seokjin tells his daughter how you met. Genre: Fluff / Family.

Yoongi

  • Good Day: You go to a picnic in the park with Yoongi and your children. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Playmates: Yoongi brings his son and daughter to the Big Hit while you are at work. Genre; Family / Friendship.
  • First Words: Your son is on the verge of saying his first word, Yoongi and you make a bet on what the first word will be. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Daddy’s Girl: Yoongi’s gets overprotective when he sees his little girl hand in hand with Taehyung’s son. Genre: Family / Friendship. 
  • Third Round: When you start feeling not so well for no apparent reason you discover you are carrying your third child, and so you have to deliver the news to Yoongi.Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • In A Heartbeat: Yoongi and you were in a relationship but when you got pregnant you leave to not disturb his career, after three years you came back with a boy who looks like Yoongi.  Genre: Family / Drama.
  • Hidden Promises: Yoongi is neglecting you and your daughter because of his work, when he fails to go to the little girl’s ballet recital you decide it’s enough, you leave and decides to not talk to him until he reflects on his actions. Genre Family / Drama.
  • To Make You Happy: You and your two year old daughter visit Yoongi at his encore concert, at the end he brings his little girl to the stage with him.
  • Sand and Salt Water: You are married and go to the beach with your two sons. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Every Minute, Every Second: You tell Yoongi you are pregnant so he changes his schedules to come home often to have more time with you.  Genre: Fluff / Family.

Hoseok:

  • Of First Times Genre: You have two kids and go to visit your family for the first time. Fluff / Family.
  • Adventure Time: You have two kids, a girl and a boy and the four of you engage in a nerf gun fight. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Look Who’s Growing Up: Hoseok takes his daughter and son to school but is him the one getting nervous so you tease him a little. Genre: Fluff / Family.

Namjoon:

  • Worth Changing: Namjoon is always partying and drinking but he decides to change when his daughter is born. Genre: Family / Drama
  • Always a Family: Namjoon explains his little girl why he and her mom are not together anymore because they are co parenting.  Genre: Fluff / Family.

Jimin:

  • In Our Hearts: Jimin and you have to tell your daughter she’s going to have a brother/sister and she’s sad because she thinks you are going to love them more. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Love Cravings: Your husband Jimin is a cutie doing all he cans to take care of you while you’re pregnant. Genre: Fluff.
  • Picture Perfect: You deliver the news of your pregnancy to your husband Jimin in a very special way. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Two For Mischief: Taehyung and Jimin are in charge of taking care of Jungkook’s son Junho, the little boy learns a bad word from them and then says in front of his father, when Jungkook hears him he knows who are to blame. Genre: Friendship / Comedy.
  • Three For Mischief: Taehyung, Jimin and Hoseok are left in Yoongi’s house to take care of his two sons, disaster erupts when each of them try their best to become the best Yoongi copy cat, Yoongi isn’t happy when he catches them red handed. Genre: Comedy / Friendship.

Taehyung:

  • Go To You: Taehyung’s isn’t sure if you and your daughter are coming to his concert. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Heartbeats: You give your husband the news about your pregnancy, Taehyung is the happiest. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Love and Care: You take care of your two year old son. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Paws and Claws: Taehyung goes to buy a birthday present for you with the help of your two children. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Pregnancy Perks: You are pregnant when you go visit your husband Taehyung backstage, only to see him cheerfully talking with his ex. A hormonal disaster erupts and the boys try to comfort you. Genre: Fluff / Comedy.
  • Good Morning Daddy!: You take your daughter to her first day at school. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Special Things To Come: You are really scared of giving birth and your soon to be life as a mother, Taehyung is there to assure you everything will be ok. Genre: Fluff / Family.

Jungkook:

  • Blessings: The boys go to meet your newborn daughter and Jungkook gets protective. Genre: Romance / Family.
  • Two Of A Kind: Jungkook is a teen dad, when he takes his kid to the park other parents judge him and his mixed baby. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Heart’s Desire: Jungkook goes all out with the romance when he tries to convince you to have babies. Genre: Romance.
  • Full Of Regret: Jungkook is having a hard time being a teen dad, one day you hear him saying he regrets meeting you. Genre: Angst / Drama.
  • How She Loves:  Lately your son is liking his father more than you so Jungkook comforts you. Genre: Fluff / Family.
  • Second Chances: Jungkook goes out to have fun but does something really dumb that he regrets so he tells his pregnant girlfriend.  Genre: Romance / Drama.
  • Pick Up The Pieces: When Jungkook sees you he can’t believe it, later he finds out you have a child and he is the father. Genre: Angst / Drama.
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Trigger warning: Melting skin shit. Pretty gross. Gender neutral child; Charalgamate does not have a canon gender. Up the the reader. Needles too. So much trigger stuff. Don’t do drugs kids. 

Page 62 of NMT. A crucial point in NMT: How Charalgamate became the butt ugly being they rightfully are. 

Ooookay; I have been really scared to submit this page. (even shaking now because I’m still so scared DX). I can just feel the rage from people saying something like ‘This isn’t right, memoryhead can be considered as part of a persons imagination’, 'why would that happen?!’, 'what’s wrong with you?!’.. (I can already feel the abuse I’m going to get for this).

Yes, okay, there are multiple theories for memoryhead that I’ve come across. However, let us consider something, there is no evidence to say that memoryhead actually left the underground, as in the ending credits, he does not appear. Now, we can say that is probably because 'he isn’t real’, or, maybe this might be because he didn’t leave the underground?

And other than what the amalgamates are made up of, with the exception of memoryhead, we don’t really know much about them. We know that memoryhead can attack by presenting dots and faces, which are most likely to distort the enemies thoughts and memories. Also, if you attack memoryhead, their HP rises; and he communicates through electronics. I’ve tried to combine these traits with Chara; the static mouth, the ability to manipulate thoughts and memories through dreams.

Also, we don’t know HOW unstable injected DT is when injected a second time into an amalgamate. Whats to say that amalgamates can’t continue to melt if injected with DT again? What’s to say DT not only causes monsters bodies to melt, but also their souls? Since amalgamates possess abilities of each of the monsters its made up from, isn’t it likely to suggest that this is because the souls are merged together? Again, with Chara, this is another element I’ve combined with this theory. The merging of the souls since humans can’t absorb monsters souls, but perhaps the merging of the souls allows memoryhead to attack for Chara using his abilities?

This is all hypothetical, and I do apologise if you don’t like the idea. I really don’t want to have a debate or be called names if you don’t like the idea. I could be completely wrong with this, anyways. Its all theoretical. Besides, it’s an AU, crazy stuff happens all the time.

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(Reaction) EXO is babysitting their kids and they over hear their dad talking about sex with their mom (reader) to the fellow members {pretty please.}

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Park Chanyeol

Originally posted by sehunniez

Chanyeol spoke proudly to Kyungsoo in the kitchen about your previous night. His eyes glinted with mischief as he lead against the counter while Kyungsoo moved around the kitchen, cooking up some dinner for Chanyeol,  your daughter and himself. But what the pair weren’t aware of, was the small girl stood in the doorway, listening to the tail end of the conversation.

Chanyeol: “Hopefully she’ll be pregnant again, I’ve wanted another one since {child’s name} was born-”

{Child}: “So that’s what you were giggling about this morning! Mummy is going to have another baby? Isn’t that when you share a toothbrush and then a baby goes in your tummy? I’m never sharing mine, ever!”

Chanyeol: “Uh yeah… That’s how it works, sweetheart.” *nervously fidgeting as Kyungsoo smirks to his expense, Chanyeol heard Kyungsoo mutter a small “karma” as the noodles began to boil.*


Do Kyungsoo/ D.O.

Originally posted by jonginssoo

Kyungsoo usually doesn’t talk about this kind of thing with his friends, but on the rare occasion that the topic was brought up, he decided to talk through it with one of his trusty friends, Kai. The two of them talked of their own experiences, until they heard a voice coming in the room.

Kai: “Sounds like you had fun last night”

{Child}: “Yes they did, they were bouncing on the bed or something. I could hear it from my bedroom.”

Kyungsoo: *Scarred for life and will probably never talk about sex again unless he knows no children are around to hear about it.*


Byun Baekhyun

Originally posted by yixingofficial

Like Chanyeol, his night had been one that he was hoping for another child. He talked about it proudly with Minseok as the child stepped inside, he started to blush as his child started to question him on the topic.

{Child}: “So you were making a baby? How do you make a baby?”

Baekhyun: “Well… you need some… ingredients.”

{Child}: “Ingredients? Like vitamin D?”

Baekhyun: “Yeah, pretty much.”


Oh Sehun

Originally posted by damnitsehun

Sehun grinned as he talked to his band members about yours and his previous night, he grinned accentuating how amazing it was when he saw his child walk inside and stopped immediately, but apparently he hadn’t been quick enough to shut up, because the child sat down and looked at him with those innocent, wondering eyes.

Sehun: “It was just so good.”

{Child}: “Daddy what’s good?”

Your child would be the biggest meme, just like their father oml


Zhang Yixing/ Lay

Originally posted by ethereal-baek

Yixing explained to Baekhyun about your night alone. Your child had been staying with Baekhyun for the night as this had been planned since you were both hoping for another child. But Yixing obviously hadn’t been as quiet as he thought he had been, though it was a good thing the child had an imaginative mind.

{Child}: “Daddy I can’t believe you wrestled Mummy! I hope you have her a plaster if you hurt her.”


Kim Jongdae/ Chen

Originally posted by jikain

Jongdae cringed as he heard his daughter enter the room as he slipped that you may or may not be having a baby to one of his friends and that he’d really made sure he gave you his all. Literally.

Jongdae: “It’s not something you have to worry about baby-”

“But how does the baby get in there? I thought they were brought by Leprechauns.”


Kim Minseok/ Xiumin

Originally posted by secrethideoutme

Yours and Minseok’s child is a little older, and is old enough to realise that your significant other is talking about his sex life with his friends when they enter the room, looking appalled.

“Dad! I can’t believe you - you’re so old! I- My friends better not hear about this! I never want to hear about this again!”


Huang Zitao/ Tao

Originally posted by zitao-vevo

Tao doesn’t have much awareness, so when he starts talking to Kris about your sex life, he doesn’t even consider that your young child might come into the room at any given moment. But of course, karma isn’t far behind, and it strikes in one of the worst possible times.

{Child}: “Daddy what’s a dildo?”

Tao: “How about I let Uncle Kris explain that to you while I go and get some tea.” *Dashes out the room.”

Kris: “Oi!”


Kim Junmyeon/ Suho

Originally posted by oh-prankster

Junmyeon stopped talking as your child came and sat in the room with her notepad and pens. She was drawing something, and Junmyeon exchanged relieved glances with Yixing as he thought you may have overheard what you were saying. The child looked up, they may not have heard the conversation, but they did hear something the night before.

{Child}: “Daddy, why does Mummy call you Daddy too?”

Suho: “I-… Well-… oh honey that’s a lovely picture, what is it?” *Nervous as Yixing is giggling in the background*


Lu Han

Originally posted by harlysquad

Luhan chuckled, explaining that he and you may have been a little too loud a couple of nights ago while getting frisky in the bedroom to Sehun. He thought he had got away with it, your child hadn’t mentioned anything about it. But of course, that silence was never going to last.

{Child}: “I know why Mummy and Daddy were making strange noises, it’s because they were sad because it’s Friday the thirteenth and that’s unlucky”

Luhan: “There’s nothing unlucky about Friday the thirteenth,baby, it’s just a silly superstition”

{Child}: “Really? Because I heard Mummy being sick in the toilet this morning, isn’t that unlucky?”

Luhan: *Makes a mental note to buy a pregnancy test*


Kim Jongin/ Kai

Originally posted by kaibility

Jongin talked with Chanyeol about the night you had spent together loudly in the living room, his eyes glinting as he mentioned that you may finally be pregnant again. But as Chanyeol was in the middle of congratulating him, a small voice entered the room, making Kai’s cheeks flush with embarrassment.

{Child}: “Why are there things that women can do that men can’t? Like, Mummy is probably going to have a baby since I just heard you talking, but why can’t men have babies?”

Kai: “Well…. I- uh”

{Child}: “Because I’d rather be able to grow a mustache or a beard than have a baby. Besides, you can remove a mustache, you can’t remove a baby”

Kai: “Trust me honey, it’s tempting.”


Wu Yifan/ Kris

Originally posted by holymotherlandkorea

Yifan had to explain to his child that you and him were “playing games” in the bed last night, like twister and bouncy castles, just so they didn’t know the truth behind those bed squeaking noises and the sounds of both of you in unimaginable pleasure. He fiddles with his hands, hoping his child believed his story.

{Child}: “So that’s what you were doing last night. I knew you were doing something in bed. But why wasn’t I invited? I like playing games too.”

Kris: “It’s a special game honey… I also need to make a mental note to sound proof these rooms.”

Daddy A-Z: Ten

Originally posted by suhyngho

Disclaimer: I couldn’t find the original poster this came from, but I got this from philanddanxreader, I didn’t come up with this.

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A = Announcement.- How do you tell him and the world that you’re expecting?
I feel like with Ten, it’d be one of those viral things, where you ‘prank’ him a bit, and then post his reaction and stuff. Prob something with food, like all of a sudden every damn food being served is baby stuff; baby carrots, fcking baby back ribs. “Is this…this is what we’re eating? Kind of strange, but ok.” “And here’s a bib.” “Why do I need a bid, I’m not a bab-” “Here’s some baby food too idk if you want it or not.” “Why the fu-oh……oh.”

B = Books.- Did he read the books?
I think Ten’s a pretty smart guy? Great dancer, great singer, great rapper, speaks multiple languages, he’s got a brain in there wow. I can imagine him reading a few, to get a grasp. I think he’d get books for things that aren’t plain obvious, like ‘no shit i have to feed and bath a baby, do you think i’m stupid?’, he’d get things like child development so he knows if his baby is on the right track and how to baby proof the house.


C = Cuddles.- Who cuddles the baby more? 
Ten’s a snuggle bug, fight me. I can see him being in the damn middle of his s/o cuddling the baby like ‘wait wait wait i want it too! scoot over!’, so it’s going to be more like a joint cuddle lol


D = Daddy.- His reaction to being called Daddy and it setting in. 

Ah can you just imagine his pretty lil smile and he gets all giggly and blushy when he’s called Dad for the first time? Looks adorable in my head. 

E = Empty.- Who goes to the store when you guys run out of supplies?
Honestly I think Ten’s going to be a very attentive husband/dad, and jumps at his s/o’s beck and call. He’s definitely out the door before you can finish the sentence, he’s already on it zoooom


F = Feeding time- Who does feeding time?

Ten with food is just a….disaster in waiting. We all saw him in the kitchen. I think feeding time will be his s/o’s duty, while he stands by and makes weird faces and sounds and dances to keep the bub happy and opening it’s lil birdy mouth.

G = Grumpy baby. - Who is better at dealing with a grumpy baby? 

Okay, riddle me this; who tf can see Ten smile, and not immediately smile too? It’s impossible, it’s like he uses the force on you or smth. I think it’d be a joint effort in getting the bub happy again, but Ten is definitely the prop used.

H = How?- how many kids does he want?
Ten has a sister, I imagine he’d try and duplicate that. I can see him having two or three kids, spacing them more apart, not like..bam you got three, might as well just had triplets, more like okay, one’s starting school, wanna go again?


J = Jokes.- best dad joke? 

“Why can’t you have a nose 12 inches long?
Because then it would be a foot.” 

K = Kisses.- His favorite place to kiss the baby.
Ten’s a nose kiss dad, fight me. I can imagine him doing lots of eskimo kisses or smth cute like that all the time. 


L = Little.- How he feels when he holds the baby for the first time.

God can you imagine Ten’s bright smile while he’s holding his new born, he’s crying and grinning and shuddering about how much he loves his child and he’s going to protect it from everything ever, and all the mushy stuff

M = Mommy.- what does he call you? 

I feel like Ten’s a short and sweet kind of guy, I mean we went from his real name to Ten, so…I think he’ll stick to something like just Ma, Mama, easy and sweet.

N = Nappies.- who deals with the really bad ones? 

Lol I don’t see Ten getting anywhere near the war zone. He’ll probably try and help his s/o, handing the diapers and baby powder, etc to them, but being the one in charge, I think he’ll pawn that deal off on his s/o.

O = Onesies- Who likes to dress the baby in ridiculous outfits? 
Ten dresses pretty smart? I don’t think he’d be one that is going to dress the babe up like a clown lol. I can imagine him turning the baby into one of those weird kids of hipster parents that dress them up like hipster adults lmao. But as for legit weird baby clothes, I don’t see him doing much of that. It’ll probably be his s/o that does it.


P = Pet names- names he calls the baby. 

Honestly I can see Ten being a possessive/protective first time daddy, sticking to nicknames like daddy’s little girl/boy, daddy’s angel, daddy’s sunshine. I think he’d have a list of names, but they always start with daddy’s _____

Q = Questions.- How many questions does he ask the nurse? 

He’s like a machine,, shooting question after question at the poor nurse that can’t even get an answer out before he asks something else. Pray for the nurse.

R = Rely- what is the biggest thing you rely on each other for? 

I think with Ten, it’ll just be knowing when the other is at the end of their rope. Being able to read each other. If Ten sees the bub isn’t wanting to eat, and his s/o is near tears with frustration, he’s immediately taking over the situation. And the same with him, he gets easily frustrated when the babe is fussy, and won’t calm down, and he’s about to break, and his s/o swoops in with the bub’s favorite pacifier and the day is saved.

S = Sleep duty. - who gets up when it’s really late at night? 

Usually, Ten is shot awake every time the babe makes a noise, it’s like he gets shocked and woken up, so he’s usually the one shooting out of bed the second the whining starts. 

T = Trepidation.- fears as a new parent. 
The weirdest thing, but he’s terrified he’s going to drop the baby, because one of his skills with calming the baby is dancing slowly, moving and bouncing the babe, and a nightmare for any parent is dropping the kid…he doesn’t! But still a fear in the back of his head. 

U = Ultra sounds.- His reactions to the ultrasounds.
I can imagine Ten looking like a kid at an aquarium; face up against the screen and wonder and amazement in his eyes while he’s smiling so hard it’s starting to hurt and cooing over the blurry image. He’s just so over joyed at actually seeing his soon to be baby, he’s entirely smiles and just a few tears.


V = Values.- what is the most important value he wants to teach your child.

I think Ten’s going to be one that teaches his kids something along the lines of owning and practicing something you like, you can own your skills and you’ll get far, “i mean look at your dad!” kind of thing.

W = Water.- Who gives the babe the baths? 
I can honestly see Ten being the dad that uses bath time as an excuse to just play. “you ma wont let me touch the toys we got you, but we’re gonna play together and not tell, okay? okay” and then his s/o walks in one day when he’s supposed to be bathing the baby  and Ten’s just standing there with a bubble beard and a rubber duck in his hand. “I can explain.”


X = X-mas- what do you guys plan for the holidays? 

I imagine Ten’s holidays are really family oriented, and holidays are just full of love and warmth and having fun with his family and his lil family. Crap ton of pictures and cooing over the babies. Honestly I want it.

Y = Yelling.- How many fights do the two of you get in? 

Honestly I think Ten’s too much of a love bug to actually get in to a full blown fight with his s/o, I can see some stressed out arguments that just end in both of them crying and hugging and saying sorry and they love each other, but nothing too major. 

Z = Zoo- How crazy is the house after the birth?
I think Ten would try and keep the house at least in order? Like no one with kids has a clean house, but Ten will try his best to stay on top of the dishes and at least make sure toys are where they go, baby clothes aren’t laying around, etc. At least tries to mask it as a clean house. lol.

Grayson as a Father Would Include...

• he always would get up during the night taking care of child

• making the baby laugh 24/7

• “We made that, babe.”

• as the child grows, chasing them around when they’re naked because he “forgot” to put their diaper on

• saying their full name when theyre in trouble

• being literally the most supportive for your child no matter what it is that they want to do

• “I’m glad he/she looks like you”

• crying every time the child does something new or good

• breaking the news that they can’t have any animals because he’s allergic

• when you’re out of town, calling ethan for help even though E knows NOTHING

• singing to the child to get them to sleep

• literally holding the baby all the time because “he/she is so cute not to babe!”

• taking pictures A LOT

• laughing when they do something really stupid

• letting the child wear his clothes and giggling when it’s soooo big on them

• after birth, “SO TINY!!!”

• no bad thoughts or moments

• “so glad this happened to us”

IT SPOILERS YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED DO NOT READ IF YOU DO NOT WANT SPOILERS

This will just be me saying everything I loved about this movie:


- Firstly, Pennywise. Holy fuck. I had goosebumps whenever he was on screen and have never smiled so much in my life at I have when seeing the way Bill Skarsgård portrayed this character. He was funny, incredibly creepy, weird, and just unbelievable. I still can’t get over what this character was like. I can’t get over what they did with him here. It’s the best character I’ve seen on screen in years and was everything I imagined and hoped and more. His voice was creepy as hell and his body and contortions were out of this world and really told the audience that they were watching no ordinary clown or monster but something that does not belong in the natural world.


- The Losers Club.

-Richie Tozier was the highlight and is my child and I will protect him with all my might.

-I’m fiercely more aggressive when it comes to protecting Eddie Kaspbrak than his own mother (yes, I love and cherish this sweet boy that much).

- Beverly Marsh deserves the world and more for what she puts up with and deserves the losers in her life.

- Mike Hanlon is a lover not a fighter, he couldn’t even kill a sheep and for this I love him.

- Bill Denbrough. Just Bill Denbrough. Give this kid a fucking break dear Lord.

- Stan Uris is too good for anyone, even the losers, and they don’t deserve him.

- Ben Hanscom. This boy had me in tears when Henry hurt him, and then tears of joy at seeing my boy defend himself and his friends and the girl he loves.


- Derry. This town and location they filmed felt so beautiful yet you could sense the disease and ignorance that the town gave off. It felt like Pennywise itself, something out of the ordinary and hiding more beneath it’s surface.


- The fears. Every one of these kids saw things that terrified them and that actually felt like real fears that kids have. Mike is scared of the fire that killed his parents. Beverly is scared of her own home life. Bill is scared of what happened to Georgie. Stan is scared of a woman in a painting in his home (which also links to his OCD in a small way). Eddie is scared of disease and it’s so clever how they use placebo to both describe his physical diseases in his real life and how he sees his fears in Pennywise (and how he can overcome both placebos). Ben is scared of the way people died in photos of old Derry incidents. Richie is scared of clowns, which is obviously shown through how he uses humour to cover up real life horrors and how clowns symbolise both the humour and the horrors.


- The humour. My God this is without a doubt the funniest horror movie I have seen in this century. The last great horror comedies were the old 80s classics, this film will no doubt go down with the classics itself.


- The individuality. This film knew it wasn’t the original or necessarily the book. It was an adaptation that also chose to be it’s own movie and make itself original and individual whilst also creating the most Stephen King movie I think I’ve ever seen adapted. It screams King in every scene.


- The production. The directing of this movie was astounding and was half the reason this film succeeds, the editing was on point and the sound editing and soundtrack were so pleasing and satisfying to see in this sort of movie.


- Lastly, the story telling. This movie wasn’t just a monster movie with kid heroes, it was a coming of age story that tells you about these characters and their real life, about their struggles, their religion, their families, their responsibilities, their hardships and it tells it through a beautifully woven story about friendship, love, terrors, growing up, and defeating your demons.


Guys, it lived up to every expectation and more. It was infinitely better than what I could have ever asked for or hoped for. The book is my favourite book of all time, I wasn’t overly keen on the mini-series albiet enjoying some aspects of it like the flashback scenes and Tim Curry being a good laugh on screen, but this film executed a flawless, new classical horror that will no doubt become a favourite not just for fans of the book and mini-series but for fans of horror, fans of film and fans of a spectacle happening right before their eyes.


GO WATCH IT IN THEATRES NOW.

it’s really you | | [ oliver queen ]

a/n: I finally wrote something for arrow, hooray! I’m like a season behind on it—sorry Stephen that I have been neglecting your character Ollie. But I hope you like this nonnie, warning alert that this imagine does include a flashback to reader as a child being kidnapped and you almost getting raped but Arrow and Arsenal save you before perv can do anything. I made you born on ’98 which makes you five years old when you were kidnapped. Also, it doesn’t go exactly like request but I hope you still like and that Oliver or the rest of the arrow characters isn’t too terribly ooc. But Roy is still here (that’s not dating Thea for story purposes) because he is one of my favorite arrow characters plus Colton Hayes is an adorable peanut that I enjoy watching his acting since I was watching Teen Wolf where he appeared so there. I may or may write another part of this but Roy Harper is gonna be added to character list so now you can request him for imagines! Ships are closed for the time being and as always requests are open unless stated otherwise by me!

nonnie requested: Hi hi hiii!!! Can you maybe write an Oliver Queen imagine where the reader gets kidnapped as a kid and when she finally returns to star city they find out she’s his half sister on his father’s side and he gets like overprotective of her (maybe she’s the same age as Thea or younger)

Originally posted by olicity-i-believe-in-you

                     Relationship(s): Oliver Queen & Reader (half-siblings), Thea Queen & Reader (half-siblings), Roy Harper & Reader (???) 


[ 14 YEARS AGO ]

You ran away from your mother whom was trying to get you to your bed but you wanted to say goodnight to your big brother that you simply called as Ollie instead of Oliver, your little five-year-old body was much quicker as you bumped into a pair of legs. You giggled and looked up to see the young version of Oliver who peered down at you who ruffled your H/C hair, you look much like your birth mother than your father whom was Robert Queen. Your birth mother gave you to Robert as it was his fault that you were born but he took you in anyway but you had gotten close to Ollie and your older sister Thea. “I wanted to say goodnight to Ollie before I go to bed!” You say and hug the eighteen-year-old before giving a kiss on the cheek to him before being picked up to your bed.

Later in the night while everyone was asleep only to be awaken by the sound of your high-pitched scream through the otherwise quiet night as it soon got cut off by a gloved hand while you wailed in your intruder’s grip but your weak body was of no use to theirs. That night was the last that everyone had saw you was with Ollie taking to your bed since you refused to let anyone else take you. And they never saw you again no matter how much pleads were given, the intruders never gave you back as the case soon grew cold from no tips from police. Everyone tried to think that you were still out there alive and hopefully not presumed dead.

[ PRESENT TIME ]

It nearly killed Oliver after coming back that you still were not found so he became more protective over Thea in the process because he couldn’t lose her just like you. It spiraled him out of control after you were kidnapped at just five years old and now that he thirty-two, he still was determined to find you even if that meant the chance of you being dead. He wanted to find you, he missed that five-year-old who looked at him with love and kindness despite his mistakes while calling him, his infamous nickname of Ollie. “I’m not giving up on looking for our little sister Thea, half or not. She’s just as important as you are to me.” Oliver barks that followed a sigh while Felicity and Dig looked at the younger Queen sibling for any idea as Thea mouthed that it was a long story.

Meanwhile it had been a long time since you have finally seen Star City, you were taken away from the coastal home to Midway, that was far away from here. You finally managed to escape the place where your kidnappers raised you and tried to claim you as thiers’s while dying your hair a different color than your original H/C. You got off the bus after paying the driver and looked around, you had no idea where to go other than the place you knew was home. So that seemed like a good place to start since you didn’t know where else to go as you walked while minding your business before it happened again. Your dyed hair had faded somewhat but you felt a similar feeling of having your mouth being covered, what was with people and attacking you? What did you ever do to them as you shivered from the disgusting tone of the man whispering in your ear while you tried to pull away from him.

“Aw, come on doll. Let’s have some ‘fun’ together.” He chuckles as you try to pull his hand away from the hem of your dress before both of your eyes met with two masked strangers. And that there were arrows pointing as the guy pulled you in front of him to act as a shield, “I wouldn’t do that if I were you, now just leave us alone or else.” The man says while you whimper with tears forming in your E/C eyes which only made the man more pissed off. “Shut it!”

“You really have no idea to treat a lady sir.” Arsenal sneered as he glances at his mentor while narrowing his eyes to look back at you with the creep still having you in his grasp as a human shield. Before he could take the shot, Arrow went ahead of him while nearly missing your shoulder with the pointed arrow hitting the man’s upper arm where he was holding the hem of your dress.

The man gasped in pain as he dropped you while holding where his now wound was as you looked up at the two men. “I-I. .thank you. I can’t believe this keeps happening to me.”

Arrow raised an eyebrow at your statement, “You mean to say this has happen more than once miss?” He asks while his voice was different due to the voice changer attached to him so people didn’t know he was Oliver Queen.
“Well no, I was kidnapped as a young child. Maybe like when I was five or six years old.” You chuckle weakly as you brush the skirt of your dress which made Oliver freeze a little. “I’m here to find my family although I only know the way home.”

It sounded like it was really you as Oliver while being Arrow moved closer to you with his hands on your shoulders that made you jump, “I need you to come with me. I think I might help.” He says while ignoring Arsenal talking about how it could be a false alarm.

However, a few hours later that it was no false alarm that you were actually Y/N Queen, the half-sister of Oliver and Thea. You were confused until Arrow showed you his face as Oliver while you teared up at the sight of your older brother before enveloping him in a tight hug. You were so happy to be reunited with him and your sister while they decided that tomorrow when you had a full rest to explain what has happen. You looked up at Roy whom you found out was Arsenal and thanked him as well for being there for your brother.

“So, are you single?” Roy asks after you got checked out by Felicity for any bruises or cuts as you were about to answer only to be cut off by Oliver pointing at his sidekick with part of his arms crossed.

“Don’t even think about dating my little sister Roy unless you want me to hurt you.”

leeloo-dallas-multigrain  asked:

Imagine being that outraged at a child's Halloween costume. I was Jasmine, Esmeralda, and Pocahontas when I was a kid. It had nothing to do with cultural appropriation, and everything to do with my admiration for these characters. They were strong, cool ladies and I wanted to be strong and cool for at least one night. Let kids be kids before they grow up and have to worry about how their every action is going to possibly offend someone.

Exactly. It really pisses me off that people are making such an issue of something that just does not matter. Imagine being so entrenched in identity politics that you would bash an eight-year-old for wanting to dress up like her favorite princess.

I don’t usually post stuff like this here, but I wanted to share something that I came to realize recently. Over the weekend I had one of those conversations about abstract art in which somebody trashed abstraction (abstract expressionism in particular) by claiming that abstract art is “something their 5 year old kid could easily do so why would they value it, it sucks”.

It’s an argument I definitely heard before, like abstract art sucks cause kids could easily do it and in that moment I thought: “Well, yes, that is true, but kids can make AMAZING abstract art, kids are awesome, imaginative, creatively uninhibited, free spirited, expressive, so of course they are (unlike many adults) able to make powerful and interesting abstract art.”

And then it dawned on me, people who trash abstract art by saying it has no value because “their kid could do it” not only depreciate abstract artist they are basically undervaluing and trashing their own kids abilities. Why couldn’t your child’s creativity have a lot of value? Why couldn’t a 5 year old make awesome art, does something has to suck just because it was made by a child? Do you really believe your kid’s creative self-expression is so worthless you use that as an argument to trash entire art genre? I think that attitude sucks.

So, if you’re an abstract artist and someone underrates your art by using an argument “it looks like something my kid could do” just remember it comes from a person who obviously doesn’t even respect or value their own kids’ creativity or self-expression so why would they respect anyone else’s?

Fact.

Both, Naruto and Sasuke’s only reason to still be married to Hinata and Sakura are Bolt and Sarada. They don’t have any other reason, I mean, they don’t have development or love so how this two would love them if they don’t have reasons?

Love needs a reason. Kishimoto himsel said it, one of that few things that he said right. “is the “bolt” that holds their marriage together.“ Why Bolt? They don’t have memories or love to share together and make their marriage stronger? What about Himawari? Kishimoto ignored her because she is a girl and fuck her as the 100% of the female characters in Naruto.

But this is a big proof. Hinata and Naruto only reason to be together is Bolt.

“Because we have you Sarada”
Again. Why didn’t he said “because we have a very strong love and it doesn’t matter what happen I’ll love your mom and you forever.”
No. He couldn’t. Because Sasuke’s only reason to have contact with Sakura (ehh “contact ” or something like that since he ignored her all the same) is Sarada.

Both of them. Both of their marriage. They don’t have a reason or development to coexist as a strong couple or family. And this is fiction. Now just imagine a relationship like that in the real world? There really are people who want a relationship as Sasu/Saku and Naru/Hina?


You can ship them. And create all the fake canons in the world as the majority of the SS fandom does to try to convince yourself that your otp is perfect and beautiful and planned since the beginning. But this is a fact. Their marriage is a joke. The only glue between them is not love is a child.


And that is a fact. Is not something that we create is something came out of their mangaka ’s month and for once he’s right. Why would them be together if is not for the kids?
What had done Sakura for Sasuke? Nothing.
What did Hinata for Naruto? Nothing.
Do they know each other in a deeper way? Their feelings? Their fears? Etc? No.
They don’t have anything.
Just kids.

You wanted kids no? You wanted them to have sex right? There you go. Congratulations. But if you believed for a moment that that was love you were wrong.

Hey everyone, I know y'all are mad at Maggie right now but Ive been wondering about something. When Ava talks about how Wrathia needs to be scary in order to survive, the panel focuses on Maggie with a troubled expression. I know without a doubt that Maggie relates to this on some level. So maybe her whole “I’m tough and I’m gonna mess you up thing” is just a something to hide how she really is? Maybe she was a sweet, compassion, even sensitive person before any of this horrible stuff (namely Wrathia forcing Ava to do/horrible things to her) happened? I often wondered what she was like at the point… She does have a gentle, loving side, as shown when she kisses Tuls on the cheek. I’ve noticed that people who try to act all tough are actually really sensitive on the inside. (Trust me, I know someone in my family who is like this.) Honestly, I can kinda imagine being the kind and sensitive “flower child” if you will. (See what I did there?) I don’t really know what her true personality is like, maybe she’s naturally this aggressive. But I highly doubt it.

Wishing the entire Harry Potter world was real...

Do you ever just watch HP, or read something about it, or even hear something about it and then you just go into a sort of stage of depression because you love it so much but know that you can never go into the world or meet all of these people. So then your just really sad for a while. I mean I do this… does anyone else?😂

Quick tip: if a child you know ever watches a movie they shouldn’t (a horror, or something that makes them scared/upset) calm them down then find a ‘behind the scenes’ or a ‘the making of blah blah blah’ that shows that it’s not real and it’s just regular people in makeup/nothing bad actually happened. 

If there was a monster in the movie that scares them or gives them nightmares- find something about how they did the actors makeup/the cgi.

Just little things like that to help show the child that what they saw wasn’t real and prove it to them. I say prove because imaginations are powerful things and deconstructing what scares them via behind the scenes/sfx videos really does help take the ‘scary’ part out of it for them.

anonymous asked:

Could u please write something where Luke cuddles with u, and he likes to snuggle u the way that ur child does. I can jus imagine him cuddling up to his partners chest

Luke Alvez Headcanons, cuddling:

  • Luke wasn’t really much of a cuddler…or so he would claim.
  • But, when he came home from a really difficult case all he wanted was to be in your arms.
  • He wouldn’t explicitly say it, but he would just wrap his arms around your waist – pressing kisses on your shoulders – and you would instantly know what he needed.
  • So, you would gently guide him over to the sofa and let him lie with you.
  • He loved feeling your warmth and found your steady heartbeat reassuring.
  • He would just rest his head on your chest as you tucked his head under your chin, occasionally placing tender kisses onto his forehead.
  • You would run your fingers through his short curls, massaging his scalp soothingly. Luke would unintentionally sigh in relief at your actions – he loved it when you played with his hair.
  • You would teasingly joke that your son/daughter loved the exact same type of affectionate. Perhaps he/she had gotten it from him.
  • He would just quip about how you were just too loveable and comfortable, causing you to laugh softly.
  • When you had first started going out, he used to feel slightly embarrassed about leaning on you.
  • He hated feeling like he was burdening you with his worries.
  • But, you reassured him that your relationship was a partnership and his fear was irrational.
  • You liked being able to give him the comfort and security he always gave to you.
  • Making him feel safe and supported after a tough case meant everything to you.
  • So, eventually it actually became one of his favourite things about your relationship. He loved the intimacy of it.
  • His favourite type of cuddles would include him resting on your chest as he held your son/daughter in his arms.
  • He just loved being with his family.

anonymous asked:

Headcannons for dating Neji? Whether you do SFW or NSFW is up to you! ❤

I am so sorry I keep  answering these new requests but gooosh this is so cute, you guys just know what I love XD I will do SFW and a bit of NSFW because that boy is my #husband XD I freaking love headcanons, this was a good idea omg

Thanks for the Request <3


Dating Neji  Headcanons

SFW

  • It takes a while for Neji to fall in love with someone. Sure, he can have a crush or admire someone, but it takes some time until he is sure that yes, this is the person he wants in his life. The future s/o will have to be a little bit patient with him but gosh is it worth it.
  • At first, he kind of “hides” behind his gentleman side, doesn’t wanna open up too quickly. Yes, he isn’t always a gentleman, especially to people who aren’t his s/o, but with them he really goes all out. Probably a lil embarrassed about it but does it anyway because he wants to make them happy.
  • I think he’d want to be very honest with his s/o though when he really starts to trust them. Not to the point where he’ll be mad if you keep something to yourself, but he just wants you to know what’s going on inside him and he also wants to figure you out, you know? Cause he doesn’t just fall in love with anyone, it’s intense
  • A s/o who is a little more lighthearted would be really good for him, I think. Someone who’s gentle with him, but who isn’t as… uhm… stoic as he can be sometimes ;)
  • If you tell someone he will kill you be grumpy but he gets all weak when you play with his hair. Be gentle with it, he’s sensitive, but if you braid or brush his hair he’ll be so happy
  • He is very protective of his s/o. Even if he knows you can defend yourself, he just worries, and he likes to train with you to see just how well you’re improving. Friendly advice: don’t go on missions with him when the relationship is still in an early stage. He will be overprotective and hold you back. It gets better the longer you are together tho
  • He is really attentive to your needs and wishes. He cooks for you if you want him to, picks out your clothes if you ask him to and gives you backrubs when you’re tired. He’d never ask it of you because he doesn’t want to bother you but he’d be such a happy man if you returned those favours

NSFW

  • It takes him a while to get completely comfortable with the concept of sex tbh like chances are high you’re taking this sweet boy’s virginity
  • He comes from a family where sex wasn’t very much talked about I guess? Can’t imagine Hiashi sitting him down to give him the talk BUT even though he shies away from the topic, he does want you. He just thinks… it’s very intimate and something you really only do with someone you know is in your life to stay.
  • The first few times, you better show him what you like. He is so good at hiding it but he feels so lost and helpless, poor child. Like, he’s feeling so good and wants you to feel good too but he doesn’t really know how at first??? So innocent
  • BUT
  • Once he gets comfortable with it, he’ll love it. He’ll love making sweet love to his s/o. Definitely has enough stamina to go two or three rounds if you want to, but usually he likes really putting everything into one round, making it count.
  • He’s passionate, he pours his heart and soul into it lmao. He just really wants both of you two feel good and he doesn’t really consider his job done until both of you came? Like, he wouldn’t even think of leaving you hanging. it seems 100% natural to him that he’s gonna take care of you, even if you can’t finish just from penetration. *whispers* neji the oral god
  • Seriously though Neji will go down on his s/o as soon as he’s gotten comfortable with the feeling. He’ll find blowjobs kind of awkward (giving and recieving) but he’s great at giving handjobs - got those quick hands ya know) if his s/o has a dick.
  • He doesn’t often tell his s/o he loves them, he’d rather show them. But when they’re together in his bed and going at it he’ll murmur how much he loves his s/o, especially when he cums.
  • Other than that, he’s pretty damn quiet in bed. Like, maybe you get some grunts out of him sometimes, and he’ll gasp when he first enters his s/o but he keeps quiet. Doesn’t want a super loud s/o either because he gets all shy but he melts when he hears you moan his name.
  • Wants to see his s/o’s face while he’s making love to them - and he is making love to them a lot more than fucking them. Sex is important to him! A sign of love!
  • He has such a pretty dick tbh. It’s not mad big but he’s got a great girth and decent length too. Very well kept down there. Learns how to use it very quickly. Bless him.
How The Paladins Take Care of De-Aged S/O {Headcanon}

Request: 1) How does the Paladins take care of their deaged S/O while the affects wears off or find a way to reverse it? With S/O trying to keep them company and happy, unsure what is going on.

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anonymous asked:

Is there anything in the shows true canon you would change if you could?

Yep! No show is perfect, so of course we have things we feel could have been done better. Here’s our top three:


House Guest

This is one of the episodes where we can see the theme the writers were going for, and it actually works really well with its sister episode, Space Race… just the execution wasn’t as strong as it could have been. By having Greg get clingy and annoying so quickly, and be shown to basically have Steven going on simple errands he could have easily done himself, it made the guy look way more selfish than intended.

Put in a time montage to show Greg’s behaviour long term, instead of him pulling Steven back over the course of a single mission. Show that his clinginess partly comes from a desire to spend more time with his son, but also fear of Steven going on missions, after finally getting a glimpse into what they’re like in ‘Ocean Gem’. Do that, and it becomes something more in line with ‘Space Race’ or ‘Maximum Capacity’, where you can see how a character’s good intentions and hurt just got away from them.

Bismuth

We all really, really love this character, and all we really want is to give her a full chance to shine. She’s charismatic, funny, energetic, sweet, passionate… but we have to agree with the critique that currently, she steps unfortunately close to the ‘angry black woman trope’ and ideas about how they’re just too ‘loud’ on social justice issues. 

It would be awesome if we could magically give season 3 even just one extra episode, so she’d have more time to breath and be fleshed out (and to make the eventual confrontation between her and Steven even more painful). We also wish we could know a little more about her exact plans on the Breaking Point, because people interpretations run the gauntlet of ‘understandable and defensible’ and ‘unrepentant wannabe mass murderer’. Clarity there would be hugely helpful.

Also, we really, really want Bismuth to be unbubbled, but for now we’re confident she will eventually, and will try to be patient. 

The New Lars 

This episode gets a lot of hate for being super awkward and inducing a lot of secondary embarrassment, which we feel too. But honestly, that’s what it does well. We’re supposed to be cringing at Steven’s behaviour. (And Matthew Moy gives an amazing performance here. All body swap episodes in cartoons should switch voices too.)

The weakness really comes from the episode’s conclusion, something even the episode’s writers have admitted, saying they didn’t accomplish everything they wanted because of time constraints.

  • We never find out whether or not the situation was explained to Lars and the Cool Kids. Maybe it does, but Lars’s comment about ‘ruined relationships’ suggests maybe it wasn’t… In which case, wow. Imagine your friends thinking you broke into someone’s home and assaulted a sleeping child. That’s just– yikes. Need more than an apology card there. 

  • Even if it did happen off screen, man, I wanna see it, for at least a moment? How hurt would Lars be if he discovered yeah, his parents totally believe him capable of assaulting a kid? How great would that tie into Lars’ later heroic development? 

  • But the real problem is how the episode ends. Lars is afraid that Steven ruined his relationship with Sadie… only to discover that of all his friends and family, Sadie was the only one who preferred the real him. Yay! Happy ending! :)

    But… that’s not a happy ending. Because Sadie didn’t get made at Steven!Lars for acting different to him. She got mad because it appeared to her that Lars was pulling the exact same stunt he always pulled.  Pretending to detest her in public, but becoming sweet and caring in private. Sadie wants Lars to stop being two-faced.

    But Lars doesn’t know that, because he wasn’t there for the confrontation between ‘him’ and Sadie, and Steven never tells him. He just gets the message ‘Sadie likes you the way you are’. Which… makes him think it’s fine to keep being an asshole to her.

In fairness, we’re not entirely sure how to address that last point within the confines of the episode. Keep the events of the ending the same, but alter it tonally? Have it turn out that Lars remembers what Steven did in his body, so he can address those mistakes? Have Steven explain what happened? Not sure, but that would probably just make the episode’s themes a lot tighter.

More Fusions

Not ‘more fusions at a faster pace’. Those gotta be limited, for both Watsonian and Doyalist reasons.

No, we mean more of already existing fusions. Let Steven hang out with Opal and Suggy!

Make Magnus happy, please!

I’m so sorry not really but I had to make a post about this. 

There is spoilers ahead, obviously. And also there is mentions of suicide, attempt in murder and psycological torment in Magnus’ past. Just making this warning to people who are uncomfortable.

Let me give you some insight about Magnus and his past life because I believe he has suffered so much. 

I also want people who watch the show but haven’t read the books to be aware of Magnus’ back story so the whole fandom can understand why most of us are reacting the way we are. 

But if you have watched the tv show but haven’t read the books, this is only spoilers for Magnus’ story, not anyone elses. You don’t have to read this if you don’t want to!

Ok, on with the post. 

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FIRST OF ALL, I am not saying that we should toss aside Clary, Alec, Simon and Jace for what they are feeling. What they are feeling is horrible and I hate it but it let me tell you all something, this situation with Magnus is NOT something to be excused. 

First, let’s give the run down of Magnus’ life. 

Magnus Bane grew up in Indonesia with his mundane half Indonesian-half Dutch mother with his mundane step-father (his mother’s husband but obviously not his biological dad). When he was under 10 years of age, his mother realised that his cat eyes meant that he was half demon. Because it was the 16th century, Magnus’ parents were highly religious. So she hung herself in the family barn because she couldn’t bare to think that she gave birth to a half demon. They both feared him. They feared a harmless, careful and sweet child. 

It’s one thing for Clary to see her mother dead (that was really horrible and I feel so bad for her) but for Magnus’ mother to kill herself because of him? That is NOT something a child under 10 years old can handle. That traumatised him and still does centuries later. Once a child, who is very young in the developing years, experienced something horrible, it’s hard to get over. It is even possible for teens to have nightmares about being alone because sometime in the toddler years, that child might have gotten lost in a store. For a child, losing your parent in a store is horrible and heartbreaking. Imagine seeing your mother dead, permanently gone, because she feared you. Think about that for a second. 

As for his step-father? When he was 10 years old, his step-father tried to drown him in the lake on the side of their barn. Magnus, who had no idea he had powers in the first place, thought he was doing to die. (Sounds familiar? May I remind you of “Valentine’s execution”?) But due to Magnus’ fear when he thought he was going to die at the hands of his father, Magnus accidentally set him on fire. He watched someone burn and die right in front of him. Another person that died because of him. All of this at the age of 10 years old. Silent Brothers in Spain, Madrid raised him in the 17th century until he was old enough to use his powers properly!

When it comes to abandoning family, Magnus is always the one that gets abondoned every single time! He is immortal! To quote Alec, “you watch the people you care about age and die”. If that’s not enough, how about the people who used him only for his powers? Did it ever occur to people that Alec is literally the first shadowhunter who treated him like his powers didn’t matter? He has felt this way for 400 years. Even downworlders have their conflicts with each other! Vampires, werewolves, faeries and warlocks had their share of violence towards each other in the past and present. 

BUT DESPITE ALL OF THIS, he took downworlders under his wing for centuries so no one feels the way he did when he was 10. Alone. Scared. Frightened. He had to learn how to get people to pay him for his magic so he could make a decent living. His amazing loft didn’t come from nothing!

Clary’s father is horrible but Magnus’ dad is literally a Prince of Hell! Asmodeus is one of the seven greater demons whose seven deadly sin is lust (which is horrible if you think about how his poor mother was tricked into sleeping with him). In the books, Asmodeus was willing to take away Magnus’ immortality, kill him and turn him into an actual prince of hell, just like him. 

We also know, from the show, that Magnus would have killed himself if it wasn’t for Camille who literally did one thing right by stopping him. 

And we all saw it today in episode 2x12 where Magnus Bane was tortured, mentally abused, psycologically abused and physically abused for a crime he didn’t commit. His body was violated and he was terrified from the influence Valentine (in his body) would have on other people in his place. He has been called a liar when he always told the truth, he witnessed the dark side of the love of his life who he thought he could trust his heart with. Granted, Alec did make a mistake and the thing that we are all proud of and thankful of is that Alec is trying to apologise and fix his mistakes unlike everyone else that did Magnus wrong.  

And now, he is reliving the painful memories he tried so desperately to forget for centuries. Why wouldn’t Magnus feel like he did at the end of the episode? I don’t blame him one bit. I am also thankful that Alec gave him space after everything that happened. 

And what really makes this character worth fighting for? Is that he NEVER turned evil. Not once did his heart turned black. Not once did he disobey the shadowhunters who have treated him horribly. Not once did he give up on the greater good of the world. 

THAT’S why I’m fighting for Magnus Bane, the High Warlock of Brooklyn. Him being a part of the LGBTQA+ community is only part of it. I just hope the writers are nice to Magnus in future episodes. 

And as for Alec reacting “weird” this episode. He did the right thing by giving him space and time to heal. He showed that he is regretful. He has done all he can at this point in time. 

Don’t worry, I believe malec will grow stronger in the end.