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Best COMPLETED ML fanfictions!

Okay, I am looking for the best COMPLETED ML fanfics out there! So far I have found…
“Trouble in White” by @imthepunchlord
“Stray Chat” by @pozolegirl
“Rainy Days” by TheLastPilot “Obsession” by @kryallaorchid
“Heartstrings” by taylortot
“Truthful Scars” by @frostedpuffs
“On the Prowl” by ghostgirl19
“A Declaration of Love” also by @imthepunchlord
If you could leave the title, author, and site of the best COMPLETED ML fanfics you have read besides those listed above I would be really grateful! :)

So I sat the GAMSAT yesterday 💉 And today (after a substantial amount of sleep) I started my day by reading this wonderful novel. 

For those of you who haven’t read it, I’d 100% recommend! For anyone wondering, the flash cards are called Moore’s Clinical Anatomy Flash Cards ☀️☀️

P.S. You can follow my Instagram here: taylamaree7

anonymous asked:

can you recommend some korrasami fics?

Of course I can! Man, I don’t even know where to start, but these are some of the ones that come to mind (they aren’t ranked in any particular order):

March of Progress by @threehoursfromtroy

The Avatar must protect nature, foster peace, and keep the world safe.
The CEO of Future Industries must expand, innovate, and, at the end of the day, turn a profit.

Korra and Asami have fallen in love, and fallen hard. But when their duties come between them, their world convulses around them, and their pasts still haunt them both, can the world’s most powerful couple survive?

~ I’ve recommended this many times and still stand by this fic. We get to see the development of Korra and Asami in terms of their relationship, their characterization and their hardships. Also, the author is an absolute sweetheart!

http://archiveofourown.org/works/6996448/chapters/15938416


Place in the World by paxbananaKorra struggles to find her place in the world. Continuation-fic. Related to One on One. 

~ Honestly, I think this is my favourite ongoing korrasami fic so far. The author alternates between Korra and Asami’s perspective in this story and brings about brilliant characterization/introspection as well as culture (we get to experience a lot in regards to the Southern Water Tribe). Seriously… just read it when you have the time. (Yes, I know some people have a problem with the labels used in this story and I completely understand, but try to give it a chance. I think the author has been quite respectful in how they handled the whole situation - but, if this type of thing really does bother you, consider giving this fic a pass)

http://archiveofourown.org/works/8235412/chapters/18873364


Absence of Light by @sniperctTen years ago, Avatar Korra opened a spirit portal in the center of Republic City. In the decade since, Korra has overseen a new era of peace. But there are dangers old and new, creeping shadows threatening to strangle and choke out the light and throw the world back out of balance. In the absence of light, what hope remains? 


~ I’ve recommended this to some people because it’s honestly one of the best stories that I’ve ever read (this too has its own series called The Avatar and the Inventor). This story along with The Seeking Balance series are absolutely among my top two favourites in regards to Korrasami fics. Here, we have a badass married Korrasami couple and a very interesting/dangerous villain. We also get to see some good ol’ characters from 

ATLA!http://archiveofourown.org/works/4269738/chapters/9667932



The Everthere by @guileheroine

Korra and Asami on the steady, special road to life partnership. A post-reunion, post(ish)-college roommate AU.

~ So, I’m not usually a fan of AU stories, but this one has left me stunned on multiple occasions. The characterization of Korra and Asami is divine, their relationship progression is so pure and beautiful and the story is captivating. It’s a slow burn story that is definitely worth your time!

http://archiveofourown.org/works/8541466/chapters/19581724

(The characterization in this story reminds me of Nightmares and Daydreams by SorbetLaitier - another sort of slow burn type of story that I would highly recommend ~ https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10837027/1/Nightmares-and-Daydreams)


All These Broken Hearts on That Pole by Gummy

Korra knew this was insane. Absolutely utterly mad. The first time she ever stepped foot in a strip club and of course she had to fall for one of the strippers. The entire thing felt like a tired, worn out cliche. But cliche or not, something was happening and she sure as hell wasn’t going to let it slip through her fingers.

~ This is another AU involving a strip club - need I say more? I haven’t read this one in a while, but I would definitely say that it’s worth the read!

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3298841/chapters/7203143


Parts to Play by @darling-gypsum

Asami Sato has been raised her whole life to distrust benders, but now, she doesn’t know quite what to make of the Avatar. The two girls bond as the Equalist threat looms over Republic City, but the threat could be closer than Korra realizes. Asami’s allegiances are tested. (designed to blend the “Asami Equalist AU” into most of the show canon, so Korrasami, Makorra, and Masami ships are all acknowledged and explored) 

Unseen moments in the last two books, as Korra and Asami fly out of and back into each other’s lives.Sequel to “Parts to Play” Books 1 & 2.

~ This is definitely a must-read story! It takes an alternative path in books 1 & 2 with an equalist!asami narrative. Book 3 & 4 are more of what we are used to in the show. The characters really get fleshed out and we get to see lot of behind-the-scenes moments/interactions. A very beautiful story/series indeed! 

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3987445/chapters/8951752

http://archiveofourown.org/works/6108466/chapters/14000713


Book 5: Light by @asami-snazz

A complete Book 5 story following Korra and Asami from the final and beyond as the couple navigate through their new relationship whilst also dealing with rising anti-spirit tension at home and considerable political instability in the rest of the Four Nations as Korra and Asami are tested more than ever before.

“The canon seemed to be being fired carelessly from the Spirit Wilds. Korra…No…Gut instinct told Asami that the Avatar would be there.”

~ I’ve always had a great liking for this story! Very nice characterization and relationship-building for both Korrasami  with a really neat plot! It starts out fluffy but gets very interesting as the chapter go on! We get to Asami have some amazing moments and we also get to see a bit more about Korra’s mental state. Highly recommend this!

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3789511/chapters/8434099


Stand on the Horizon by theinvisblekunst 

In 159AG, a portal opened at the bottom of the Mo Ce Sea, allowing giant monsters that became known as the kaiju to enter the physical world. For eight long years, the world’s benders were the first line of defense, but the loss of life became too great. A fifteen year old Asami Sato has the solution, and she presents her idea to the world: Build giant mechs to fight the kaiju. She calls them “jaegers.” Now, three years later, her jaegers are the primary kaiju-fighting weapon, and she’s determined to pilot her own. Who knew the avatar would also want to be a pilot.

~ Another AU that I decided to give a chance and wow, I was not disappointed. I was a big fan of Pacific Rim merely for it cool action-packed sequences. The idea of giant robots fighting giant monsters is always pleasant to think about. Throw Korrasami into the mix and you get an even more entertaining story, especially when the drift is involved. 

This story was quite emotional for me, but I can’t recommend it enough! Korra and Asami become the true legends in this AU.

http://archiveofourown.org/works/2391920/chapters/5285162

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Some other must-reads that are well-known include:

The Seeking Balance series by SimplyKorra (a.k.a @weissrose on this site) 

http://archiveofourown.org/series/273651

Ronin Korra series by @silks-stuff (very obsessed with this at the moment)

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3345077/chapters/7317863

Spin the Rails series by @lokgifsandmusings and @progmanx

https://archiveofourown.org/series/188699

Venti Sized Crush by @mezoereed

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3954847/chapters/8867536

They say that true love hurts. Well, this could almost kill me by frenetic_core 

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3765220/chapters/8363638

The Blacksmith’s Favor by @sy-itha

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3171119/chapters/6886439

Food Fight by @oldvelvet95 (I love re-reading this one!)

http://archiveofourown.org/works/3787072/chapters/8426605

…and a whole lotta others that I want to include (but this list is already getting too long - though you may see me add things here and there :p). I haven’t bothered adding my own commentary to these last few ones due to their well-known status. But seriously, read them all!!! 

Hopefully you can find some nice stories in there that you haven’t read before. They all deserve the chance to be read and loved!!! Feel free to add on some other stories if you think I missed some good ones (which I know I did).

[Menscamp] Spy Cam - The Documents

This took me longer than expected, sorry… (Uni is messing up my schedule T_T)

Anyways…the neko in this is so cute >.<  I get why Nagase is so head-over-heels for him…He’s so flirty with the neko, holding his hands, complimenting him *///* Summed up, this scene is just hot and super adorable, with LOTS of dirty talk, so enjoy!

Btw, if you guys can recommend me any other videos with Nagase, please do! Until now, I haven’t seen much of him unfortunately :/

Translation last scene: Koudai Nagase (Top) and cute neko (Bottom)

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Reasons you should consider watching Shadowhunters [1/7]

Credit: OUaTPreachers / @shxdowshuntress

anonymous asked:

Which webcomics do you read and like? (if you read them of course)

DO I READ WEBCOMICS?!? WHO DO YOU THINK I AM? I don’t think anyone can be a good comic artist if they don’t read a billion comics. I feel like this list is just a fraction of good online comics out there, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some really good ones, but without further ado, here’s:

~ARIEL’S ENORMOUS WEBCOMIC REC LIST~

Brainchild by Suzanne Geary

I’m so proud to have Brainchild as Witchy’s sister comic because it is SO AMAZING!!! Please read Brainchild if you like coming of age comics, cool mutants, mysterious powers and cute girls dating. Even if those aren’t usually your thing you should still check Brainchild out because Suzanne’s execution of the entire thing is fantastic! I’m so excited to see where it goes. Suzanne has a fantastic grip on colour and her panelling is always beautiful.

Knights Errant: Pavane by Jennifer Doyle

Knights Errant: Pavane is actually a reboot of the original, but let me tell you it is a reboot that WORKS. Jen is a fantastic storyteller and the pacing of Pavane compared to KE is amazing, and I’ve immediately been drawn into the world. Read if you like chivalry, political intrigue and queer knights! Jen’s pages always have this perfect balance to them, and I feel like they get the most out of every panel. 

Best Friends Forever by Mickey Quinn

If there is someone that really knows how to write a good character drama, it’s Mickey. BFF has been running for a couple of years and I swear every update leaves me crying and kicking the wall in sad, horny frustration. Recently BFF has switched from a traditional webcomic format to more of a serial, heavily illustrated story, but that doesn’t make it any less gripping. It deals with the fine line between intimate friendship and romance, sexuality, and all that other good high school drama stuff. It’s also incredibly stylish and cool!

HERO by Hwei

I’m pretty sure Hero is the comic on this list that I’ve been following the longest, and for good reason. I don’t think any comic has ever made me feel sadness and yearning as strongly as Hero has. The dialogue and prose is beautiful, as are the illustrations, and Hwei draws fantastic page layouts. The first time I discovered it I stayed up till 3 am reading it, and it still has a lot of sentimental value to me. This was one of the first comics I read that really made me want to work in comics.

Raedus by Yossra El Said

Yossra is a fantastic artist and I wish more people read her comic! She has such a great sense of colour that immerses me in the world so well. It’s still relatively early on, but the story follows two children and a mysterious man who can commune with the spirits of a long gone civilization, and it’s super intriguing. 

(I’m sorry I had to stop inserting pics here bc the post would be WAY too long and also it was eating up my day)

This Is Not Fiction by Nikki

TINF has travelled so far since I started reading it; back when it was a little high school collab project on Smackjeeves. Nikki has such a unique art style it’s such a joy to see what she does with her pages! It has another high school setting but is unlike any high school story I’ve read, where the main characters hunt down a mysterious author named Sydney Morgan. 

H&J by G.C Houle

H&J is a super stylish murder-mystery type comic where the two main characters, Helvetica and John, run a slapdash private investigation agency. The writing is hilarious, fun, and engaging and I am in love with Helvetica.

Kill Six Billion Demons by Orbitaldropkick

I only read KSBD last week but I was immediately hooked. It has the most beautifully, intricately detailed art I’ve ever seen, great colour, and some SUPER interesting world building elements based on indian and other deities. It’s just super dynamic and interesting and you should read if you love a good blood bath (conversely, avoid if you’re feint of heart. also warning because the first few pages have a bit of sexual cohersion)

Hotblood by Toril

GAY WESTERN ROMANCE WITH CENTAURS? how can anyone say no. Hotblood has a great sense of atmosphere, probably because of Toril’s nuanced colouring and the balance of slow and fast pacing. It’s rare in webcomics that there are just pages that give the audience time to breathe, and I really appreciate that in Hotblood.

Arboreta by Kara A

Another comic that’s still in early stages, Arboreta has begun with a beautiful slow pace reminiscent of a ghibli film. I love that it takes the time to linger on the little details of life and nature. 

Agents of the Realm by Mildred Louis

I have a weakness for magical girl stories, and Agents of the Realm is super promising. It has all the good stuff; magical amulets, scary monsters and weird and mysterious mentors, but at the same time feels more grounded in reality because of the down-to-earthedness of the characters.

Bouletcorp by Boulet

Boulet’s comics are weekly strips, but on a whole other level to what I’ve seen before. Most of it is slice of life stuff, but then he’ll knock you out of the park with a huge strip that keeps you scrolling for minutes, about a man who adventures down into the center of the earth. You never quite know what to expect when Boulet updates, apart from the fact that it’ll be amazing.

Balderdash! by Victoria Grace Elliot 

Do you like slice of life comics about witches and female friendships? then you should read Balderdash! It has a super cute art and some beautiful world building ideas, and a headstrong main character who just wants to bake.

Monster Pop! by Maya Kern

Another slice of life comic with some really great character development. I’m super invested in the lives and relationships of this cool, diverse cast of interesting monsters and humans. A lot of well executed queer relationships!

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona just finished up and I recommend that everyone give it a read. It’s just an all around good comic. Great writing, great art, and some really sweet and unexpected character interactions. It subverts a lot of Hero/Villain tropes.

TJ & Amal by E.K. Weaver

TJ & Amal is another comic that finished recently and it was so, so amazing. I had been reading it from the very beginning and while I hated to see it go, it ended wonderfully. It is seriously one of the most subtle and wonderful comics out there, and E.K. Weaver has such a knack for small character details. I don’t know what you’re doing if you don’t read this comic!

Cucumber Quest by Gigi D.G.

If you’re into comics and you’re not reading Cucumber Quest hurry up!! do it now!!! It’s one of my favourites and has amazing art, hilarious writing and reminds me of my my favourite nintendo game so it feels cozy and comfortable and nostalgic to read. If you’ve ever played the Mario & Luigi RPGs or the Paper Mario games, I can bet that you’ll love this comic.

Octopus Pie by Meredith Gran

Another one of my faves, another one of those “how are you not reading this if you say you like comics” kind of comics. There are a lot of stories about young people living in New York but I want to say this is the best of them. Super hilarious when it wants to be, super poignant when it wants to be, the story about the mysterious visitor legit made me cry. One of the few things where I care about the straight characters smooching.

So SORRY this turned into a colossal post, I hope everyone who’s interested in broadening their comic horizons will take a look! each comic here is gold.

[CT] Birth Taisei 2nd Stage

(please ignore my messy first attempt at making a gif…I’m still learning…)

I’m alive!! Don’t worry, this blog has not been abandoned … I’m so so sorry for the long wait….But I’m back and determined to continue translating as well as do some other stuff :)) However, as Christmas break is nearing, uni is giving me lots of stress so be patient for a little bit more (I’ll have three weeks off after exams). Good news is, I passed my exams from last time (yay!). 

Translation scene 2: Naoya (Top) x Taisei (Bottom)

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BillDip Fanfic Recommendation List

This is comprised of the fanfics that aren’t the standard fic rec package but I love to death. Constantly updating.

Legacy of a Broken Heart
• Bill needs to fall in love. This will break you. Its sequel will break you even more.

Evergreen
• Reincarnation AU. Dipper died during Weirdmageddon and Bill seems regretful.

When They Knew
• Reincarnation AU except it’s all the times before Dipper Pines. Flips between tooth-rotting sweet to depressing and I just want to hug Bill. The sequel deals with the present day.

Of Blades, Shields, and Unwanted Destinies
• A really interesting take on the Guardian Demon AU. The back stories are probably my favorites to think about.

Monsters
• This is sick and disturbing and if you’re into that this is the perfect read. Canon-compliant, Bill is the victim, Dipper is absolutely psychotic.

When Abnormal Becomes the Norm
• Another cute story! The progression of their relationship is sweet, and then…

Madly in Love
• Joker and Harley Quinn AU sorta, except they actually love each other and it’s not abusive.

Life is a Fairytale
• I haven’t read the first book in awhile, but the sequel… Oh dear me….

Masks and Capes
•Superhero AU. Both of them are superheroes (to some extent). Dipper and Mabel run a flower shop. Dipper falls for one identity and not the other but ya know how it goes, same goes for Bill. They run around each other.

Dark Side of You
•Dipper’s an innocent rich kid. Bill’s the leader of an infamous gang. Dipper isn’t as innocent as people think he is. I’d describe it as spicy sweet.

Plague of Iscariot
•Dipper’s an old vampire stuck in a 16y/o body and Bill is a teacher with a mysterious past. The plot is suspenseful and answers lead to questions!

Hero
•Dipper makes a deal to help Bill take over the universe in exchange for his family to remain unharmed. Unlike other fics of a similar concept, this one is more light-hearted and actually pretty sweet on the BillDip side. Gets really effing creepy on Ford’s side.

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I don’t know how I found this video, but I just fell in love with it as soon as I finished watching it!! 

The animation appealed to all the things that I loved years ago: Voltaire’s beautiful voice and songs, vampires, seduction of the innocent, tall and monstrous characters, and that walk…. 

The animation is smooth and is in sync with the music. The song is catchy and his voice is sure to enthrall you! 

[Men’s Rush] MR-KR606

gif credit: homo-homo

This was a request from anon (Thank you! Please guys, feel free to send them!) Most of you are probably familiar with this scene already and although there are some gifs floating around with translations, it’s nice to have a complete one, right? This is one of my all-time favorites, so I had lots of fun translating 😊 Enjoy!

Translation: Takumi (Top) and Irojiro (Bottom)

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Albinos
Martin Stig Andersen
Albinos

INSIDE

Well … Inside, it was the best puzzle game of 2016. 

I felt persecuted, frightened, I like it because it is a good puzzle, it has a good difficulty .I did not like the ending, it was a bit short game but at the same time was good. For its price, this is less acceptable. The atmosphere is wonderful, it has such a great plot.

For me, it is highly recommended, rather than limbo

You can get it in steam for almost 20 dollars

Autumn Recommendations

Looking for books to read in autumn? Here are some books that I think are very autumn appropriate:

Classics:

  • Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • A Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by R.L. Stevenson

Contemporary literature:

  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray
  • The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide
  • The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch
  • Love in Small Letters by Francesc Miralles
  • The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

Historical fiction:

  • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Fantasy/Sci-fi/Goth:

  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke
  • Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  • The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter
  • The Quick by Lauren Owen
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe
  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  • The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness
  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkein 
  • The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski