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Clary was more than surprised when she found out Alec could draw, and draw well. She was certain he didn’t believe he was good at it, nor that he meant to show her of all people, but she had caught him unaware, doodling runes and other still life drawings. Of course, when she thought about it later, it made perfect sense; Jace had told her that Alec was the one who drew his and Izzy’s runes in the places they couldn’t, and he had been the first to get them right when they were younger.  And so, Clary made it her mission to get Alec doing art with her as much as possible. At first it was her dragging him along to get canvases and then buying him his own, ‘on a whim’, so he wouldn’t be bored watching her. He slowly started to get more into it, and the more his art became more complex and multidimensional, the more happy he seemed to be after their little sessions. Clary even overheard him talking to Magnus, “I don’t know how to explain it, babe, but… it helps somehow.” Magnus replied in a low voice, and she knew they were wrapped up in each other’s arms. “It’s a release, isn’t it?” There’s a pause, Alec must have nodded, before he speaks again. “I’ll have to thank Biscuit.” Alec laughed softly, and Clary backed away, not wanting to eavesdrop on their private conversation any longer. When Alec initiates one of their art sessions for the first time, she wraps him in a hug, and is even more surprised than when she found out he had natural talent as an artist, when he hugs her back.

There's this Thing that y'all don't seem to get.

Gryffindors don’t give a shit about rules. The most hardline of them don’t even care about people. They care about justice. Right or wrong, black or white, there are no shades of grey. If it’s just, it’s always just; if it’s unjust, it’s always wrong. Hermione’s ruthlessness makes her a Gryffindor. She is absolutely sure that she is on the side of justice in everything that she does, and it’s such a Gryffindor trait.

Because Slytherins are ruthless, but they care about rules. Their own rules, usually, but rules nonetheless. They will impose parameters and limitations on themselves just so they have a framework to operate within. If doing something means violating their own internal code, then they’re not gonna do it. Even fucking Voldemort is like that. He broke every single fucking rule the Wizarding World ever put in place, but damn if he’d break his own.

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“Film is finally starting to catch up with something that television has known for a while. And that is that we need more three-dimensional fleshed-out female protagonists. It’s not only about having female characters for your female audience. It’s the benefit of all the population, we’re 50-50 in gender, and art helps us cope with life. It reflects that.” — Natalie Dormer for Flaunt Magazine

And on this day, the entire Fates fandom melted down, like the children they are

I feel like I started it, or at least added some serious fuel to the bonfire.

Here are some facts for you to think about:

THERE IS NO INCEST. YOUR AVATAR AND HOSHIDO’S WARRIORS ARE NOT RELATED. YOUR MOTHER HAD YOU WHEN SHE MET THE KING OF HOSHIDO. THEY HAD A DIFFERENT MOTHER. YOUR FATHER IS SOMEONE ELSE. IT’S NOT INCEST YOU IDIOTS.

And on the issue of Soliel. There was NO gay conversion therapy. There never was. She likes bother genders. She even said so (go read her supports with Male Kamui, for once). She just thinks girls are prettier. The drug was to help her around them so she’d stop fainting in battle and in general. THERE WAS NO DATE RAPE. SHE MARRIED MALE KAMUI BECAUSE SHE FELL IN LOVE WITH BOTH HIM AS A GIRL AND HIM HIMSELF. TRY READING, I HEAR IT’S GOOD FOR YOU.

This fandom, I swear.

 And for those of you saying you won’t buy Fates/telling the rest of us to fuck ourselves over it:
1. Fuck you too.

2. Fine, more room for the rest of us.