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Prince Aladdin

i just rewatched aladdin with the roommates and it got me thinking

aladdin wishes to be made a prince, but all genie does is get him a lot of stuff and money. that’s not what a prince is. a prince is the son of the king, someone in line for the throne. someone with a lot of money is just - rich. so what i think is:

genie goes okay, that’s a big one - and i can do it! but not on my own, not if you want to do it right. not if you truly want a chance to marry your princess for real, as a prince. and aladdin is a foolish, moral, kind boy - and he agrees. he’s fallen in love with jasmine, an innocent all encompassing love, and he’ll do anything for this sweet, clever girl he only knew for a few hours. so genie takes him across the desert, far from agrabah, and plops right in the middle of a skirmish and is like okay, good luck! and aladdin is like ?????

but there’s assholes with swords attacking a young girl, and aladdin doesn’t even have to think about that, just like when he stood in front of the whip for those little kids. there are three men against him, but he’s fast and clever and has been against a dozen trained palace guards. so it’s not easy to get out of there alive, especially with the little girl to protect, but he manages it with only a thin slice on his upper arm, and he’s endured worse for less. so he picks up the little girl and says “i think we should get out of here, hmm?” and she’s in a pretty red silk getup with tiny jewels encrusted on her like stars against sunset. and she nods and throws her arms around his neck. she won’t talk, only points in the direction of home, but aladdin’s okay with that, he’s used to quiet, scared kids. so he keeps up a steady stream of stories of agrabah, which seems almost like this other desert land. but there are more men with swords and aladdin is like what the fuck is going on, but he hides the girl in a corner and fights them too. and that’s how it goes all the way home. there’s no one on the streets really, and they all scatter when the men attack, and they keep on attacking, he fights his way all the way through the city with the girl on his hip or hidden away.

and he should have known, of course, but he was tired and bruised and bleeding by the time he realized the little girl is silently guiding him to the palace and he’s like why can’t you princesses stay inside??? but he walks up and the guards get one look at the child in his arms and whisk him through and multiple people try to take the girl away but she won’t budge from him, a stubborn pout to her lips as her hands remained locked behind his neck. and he’s finally tossed into a throne room where a tall old man is sitting in agony and two young men pace in front of him, each at least a decade older than aladdin. “they’ve taken our sister!” one of the younger men hiss, “i don’t care about their power or their connections, they’ve taken esfir, and we must go get her!”

“uh,” he clears his throat, “hi?”

and all three men whirl on him and the old man stumble-runs to him. esfir finally lets go of aladdin to picked up and twirled around by her father. the two men are rahim and shapur and they look in wonder at this dirty boy of fifteen who’s returned the girl to them, and he speaks with an accent and clearly is not from here and they get the story from him - he’s traveled across the desert because those in his own country want him dead. “you know,” rahim says as the king clutches at esfir in desperate relief, “you could have held her for ransom. you almost died saving her, and we would have paid handsomely to have her returned safely.”

and aladdin gives him a flat disapproving look, appearing in this moment four times his age, and says “people are not objects or bargaining chips. especially not lost little girls.” and rahim and shapur share an impressed conspiring look and they each grab one of his arms and lead him away. “hey! what are you -”

“do be quiet little brother,” shapur says cheerfully, “we really have to get you out of your rags.”

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“Soldier! Are you listening to me?”

lanzazul: Yoooo!!  You never really told me when captain Keith started to have a crush on the prince!

@ardcntblaze: Okay so hear me out. Keith always thought the young prince was kinda stuck up and spoiled. But one day, while doing rounds in town as a soldier, he witnesses Lance being very kind. Helping out some poor children and their families. Dirtying his hands to help out. And then he saw how much Lance cared about the people. And then he sees Lance’s genuine smile, not the fake smile that Lance wears in court and around the nobles but a sweet, honest, happy smile that just lights up his entire face and he gets these doki dokis

lanzazul: THIS IS ALREADY GIVING ME THE FEELS

Prince x Knight AU Prompts

- The Prince is secretly in love with the Knight, and the Knight secretly loves the Prince back, but both think they don’t deserve one another

- The Prince and the Knight have ‘sword practices’ late at night to help the Prince ‘train’

- The Prince is over protective of the Knight and will jump in the middle of the fight, even though the Prince can’t fight nearly as well as the Knight

- The Prince always requests that the Knight be his protector is every given situation

- The Prince always brings the Knight home gifts when the Prince travels

- The Knight and the Prince grew up together as best friends, always fighting beside one another, and they slowly start to fall for one another

- The Knight teaches the Prince to ride a horse, and the Prince is an absolute klutz

- The Knight and the Prince sneak out of the castle and pretend to be nobodies for a couple of hours so they can have a normal date

- The Knight and the Prince sneak up to the top of the castle and star gaze together

- The Prince always spoils the Knight on his birthday, giving him everything he could possibly want and more because the Knight never accepts anything the Prince gives him because he’s too proud to accept handouts

- The Prince and the Knight go on a dragon ride together

- The Prince and the Knight try to out do each other in the gym but it turns into a flexing competition and gets out of hand from there

- The Prince brings the Knight some of the royal puppies so he can choose one to go home with him

- The Knight has always protected the Prince and later realizes why he is so good at his job is because he is in love him

- The Knight and the Prince go to a royal ball together where they dance, drink, and have a wonderful time

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Co-star Jaime Murray about David Suchet’s Poirot smell
(Agatha Christie’s Poirot 10x01: “The Mystery of the Blue Train”)

Otp Royal AU

- A and B are from different royal families and are forced to wed even though they distain one another, however they both have the same plan to escape before the ceremony can take place, but now they are both stuck in the back of a runaway carriage

- A and B are rulers of the land, but they are bored with their duties, so they start to troll the other kingdoms in hopes of stirring things up

- A is the ruler of a kingdom and B is a thief, B breaks into the castle and they think everything is over when they see A walk into the room, but A helps them because A hates being the ruler and never liked ‘those jewels anyway’

- A and B have liked one another ever since they were young but now they are older, everything is different because A has to get married to another royal family, so naturally A and B ride off on a dragon into the sunset

- B is a peasant who sends A old fashioned memes in the mail, then A gets the guards to find B and bring them to the castle, and B thinks they are in trouble but really A only wants B to produce more old fashioned memes

i do want to alert all of my followers that there is a  VERY INACCURATE LIST  going around hellblr™ rn that is naming rp and fandom blogs as  supporters of ra.pe / non.con threads .   the list almost 2k names long ,   and clearly just  thrown together ,   minimal research done on the op’s part ,   despite their claim .

if your name is on the list ,   and it isn’t true due to false facts ,   i heavily advise you to take it up with the mun of the blog and demand your name be removed .   i was lucky not to see any of my blogs ,   but a few of my good friends are on there ,   AND I DO NOT SUPPORT THIS HASTILY PUT TOGETHER LIST .   the research was not done ,   and very minimal effort was placed into this .   while i do agree with the premise of the movement ,   i will not associate with the creator of this list ,   nor even acknowledge it considering there are no sources ,   and i’ve seen many urls on it i know to be false .

please ,   do yourself a favor ,   and don’t believe everything that circulates on this website .   i am unsure if this was an act to stir drama or whatnot ,   but it was definitely petty ,   uneducated ,   and completely immature .   if you’re going to do an activist movement like this ,   at least do it right please .