she does know that more than anyone

Daisy having a straight up dysfunctional but not entirely loving family is a great contrast to Donald’s dysfunctional but entirely loving family.

Donald loves the holidays. He loves spending time with his family. Daisy has a good relationship with her brother, an okay (as long as we never have to see each other) relationship with her sister Donna, and her parents are the same.

Her parents love her, but they don’t know her. She’s closest to her grandparents.

She hates the holidays because all her family does is fight. It’s like Lena except the majority of the relatives are grown adults acting like children.

One of her grandparents died on Christmas. She had to have an emergency hysterectomy on Thanksgiving, and she didn’t tell anyone because she felt it’d cause more problems for her than just admitting she needs help.

Here’s Donald. Donald has family drama. They can’t lie, but she feels so uncomfortable at times. Despite their problems, there’s no question as to how much the Duck-McDuck family loves each other and are willing to put their differences aside to help each other out.

When she meets them, it’s kind of intimidating. It is intimidating. It isn’t the boys but the abundance of love, and Daisy questions if she’s capable of being what Donald needs her to be. 

She tries. Darn it, she tries. She steps out of her comfort zone. She prepares decorations. She can’t cook to save her life, but finds recipes for Donald. She organizes things and can help with building things and repairs. 

She doesn’t want Donald or anyone to know how worried she is, as if she doesn’t fit in, like an additional puzzle piece that isn’t needed. 

anonymous asked:

"Lapis: M-more? God just… Okay, what does she like and want the most? I-I’d be happy to help her!" Well some of the things she finds rather alluring about your are your abs and breasts, she also has a thing for you in high heels. But let's see...spanking, praise kink, biting and marking, petplay, bondage, y'know stuff like that. She's a sinner that one. ~Reese

Lapis: She… S-she does? All those things she likes… I wonder why she likes them… A-and what else she likes. Can anyone get like… A-and information from her? L-like say as a pet or something… I don’t know you guys have more information than I do probably.

HEART OF GOLD

*sun is how you think, moon is how you feel, venus is how you love*

Aries The Velocity. When you’re with her, her heart pumps adrenaline straight into your veins. She is the arms you fall into when the rush becomes too much. You never knew someone with such a hard head could have a heart this soft. She’ll light you on fire until you get used to the burn, until her jarring touch is as soft as feathers. And she will help you up every time, you take her hand and it’s like being in a freefall but it’s okay because you’re not alone. What she want’s deep down is someone who can run wild with her. You lose her the moment you try to control her. Don’t. Just enjoy the ride, for it’s one of a kind.

Taurus The Mystic. She is the vivacity of the living, the one who defies gravity. Her heart floating around her body makes you believe in magic. The kind everyone wants to experience. She pops her gum and tells you to put your money where your mouth is. So you rip your chest open, the blood of your beating heart splattering onto her lips. She cradles you in her arms, your worship inducing a heartfelt laughter that echoes through the vertigo of your final moment. “You did good.” she whispers, and at last you are at peace.

Gemini The Dandelion, her soaring heart tied to a string. She’ll rock you ultra slowly until you feel you could fade away into nothing, and live forever amongst the clouds. She demands you show her everything you have to give, before she even much as gives you a smile. The quest for her heart is for only the brave. She doesn’t mind what people say, the one who she calls hers has to be unyielding. So she won’t feel so liquid all the time.

Cancer The Lighthouse. Her satin heart is safely kept, for the one who will finally be worthy. But for now she will dance, she will dance with every angel until she finds the one with the shy smile and the softest curls. At night she tells the Moon all her secrets, and now she has a secret that makes her bones shiver and her lips tremble. She loves you, I promise. Just ask the Moon.

Leo Her heart is a cup overflowing with all things lovely, filling the hearts of others as easily as she fills her own. The Fountain of Youth. Hope, lust, tenderness. You can’t help but look at her in awe and think, “I am. Because of you.” The fear you try so hard to ignore is because she doesn’t need to prove her worthiness to anyone, you’re worried that someday she won’t need you. But if she loves you, you don’t need to be afraid. She will be with you when the world ends.

Virgo The Goddess. Her heart is a forest, full of life and mystery. She brings my soul to harmony in return for the respect she rightfully deserves. She cares for her world with everything she has, believing in the pure radiance of the noble hearted. Many might mistake her benevolence for weakness. However when she finds a bad seed, let’s just say nature can be a cruel master. After all she is the source of life and will not be exploited by the greedy. But to those who love with an open heart she gifts the vitality of spirit, and the liberation of the metaphysical mind.

Libra Her slow heartbeat echoes as it pulses against your palm, right through your bloodstream. She licks her lips and sways her hips to the rhythm. The Delilah. You cross your heart and close your eyes. “Open.” she whispers, and the cosmos had swallowed the pool table and barflies of the roadside dive. All you hear is her soft giggle and ocean waves crashing in slow motion. “Welcome to Eden.” You look around you, and you notice your blood isn’t vibrating anymore. You ask her how she found this place. She gently shakes her head with a smile on her lips and says, “Darling, you’re inside of me.”

Scorpio The Red Winged Angel, always under my skin. The beat of your heart vibrating through my system and I’m afraid that if you touch me I will shatter to a million pieces. Late at night I dream of finding someone as sensuelle as you. Sometimes I wonder how many hearts you own, even though I can’t quit you. I don’t know what I am addicted to more, your touch or the fact that you could disintegrate the earth from underneath me if you wanted to.

Sagittarius The Honeymoon. The fast moving gal who likes them slow. If you want her heart take her for a night drive. Show her the world through your eyes. Make her feel something she’s never felt before. Free yourself from the malevolent, open your chest and breathe her in. Give her the part of you that makes you human, and she will turn you into something ethereal.  

Capricorn The Empress. Class and a pure heart, and the international woman of mystery. And even though games don’t interest her, that don’t mean she doesn’t know how to play. No one does it like her. It’s almost painful how she works you, heightening all your senses with perfect impulse control. Engage at your own risk, because she will make you miss her more than anyone you’ve ever met. But if you want to love her, she’ll hold you down for life in hazy love daydream.

Aquarius I’ve seen her in my fantasies. The Extraterrestrial. She’ll waltz right into your love sphere like she owns the place, utterly unignorable. And then she’ll smile, like she has no fucking idea. And you wonder if she really doesn’t. She goes around granting all your wishes and you wonder, why she gives you the world but won’t let you feel her heart. And she will never tell you, because feelings are hard for robot girls. She is afraid she’s too cold inside. What she doesn’t realize is she loves enough for the entire universe, she is too busy electrifying other dimensions into existence. One day she’ll come back down to earth and see everyone around her on their knees.

Pisces She is the light that shines through the night. The Clair de Lune. You fall into her plush essence and she lets you, like a bug stuck in her amber heart. And you think how every moment of your life has brought you closer to this, to her. You finally understand the beauty of minimalism. Not every star needs to be possessed. Not every silence has to be filled. The most important things are the ones you can’t see with your eyes. Live for this. For the feeling.

‘Home…’, she said, her voice barely more than a whisper.
'It’s a funny word, isn’t it? Something so well known to anyone and still so utterly different in its subjective definition.’
'What does it mean to you?’, I asked and her gaze wandered off into distance. She did not say a single word for several seconds and when she looked at me again, a frown was wrinkling her forehead.
Her lips said 'I don’t know, what about you?’ but her eyes gave away what she did not want to speak out loud; that her home was on the road, at a different apartment each night, constantly under an ever changing sky.
So how would I have been able to tell her that I, undeniably, undoubtedly, had found home in the wrinkles when she laughed and that colour when she blushed?
—  // excerpt from a book I’ll never write
j.d.m.

Another inktober i had to color just because 

With special dedication for @blacksmiley-c because I don’t know anyone who could love Gabe more than she does 🍩

I saw some posts today that were claiming that Pearl never says “sorry” and i just had to do it to em you know?? So here’s a compilation of Pearl saying sorry! 

And fun fact–I used my script I wrote to look through the transcripts and found that if you rank the characters in terms of the number of lines in which they say “sorry”, this is the breakdown:

  • 1st place: Steven
  • 2nd/3rd place: Pearl and Greg (tie)
  • 4th place: Amethyst
  • 5th/6th place: Garnet and Peridot (tie)

So next time someone says “Pearl doesn’t apologize when she does something wrong”, whip out this video and remind them that Pearl actually apologizes more than anyone else other than the titular character–she makes mistakes and learns from them, which is why she is a well developed, multifaceted, complex character.

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my what a guy, gaston!

okay so i know i already did one of these for beauty and the beast (for fuck’s sake shana write about some new fairytales why are you like this) but i listened to sam tsui’s cover of a tale as old as time and OH BOY, OH MY HONEY OH MY DARLING

okay, so in the very early stages of the original beauty and the beast, gaston was an aristocrat. that eventually got scrapped, but oh what if it didn’t

so say gaston is the son of someone very high up in the royalty chain, someone who’s parents are important enough that he spends an awful lot of time at the castle? and our prince adam isn’t really down with this whole ~being a prince~ thing, he’s a brat, like so many other kids are brats (but these kids don’t get turned into beasts by random witches, like i’m sorry but i’ll never not think that beast didn’t get the short end of the stick there) and so he spends the least about of time possible parading about with a crown on his head. he likes going outside, like riding his horses and playing in the woods, and all sorts of other things that make his parents shake their heads and despair at the inability to have another child, because their son is a small disaster.

and here comes gaston, who’s older and more long suffering. gaston in naturally dramatic, okay, he likes being flashy and fun and loud, all the things the son of a noble shouldn’t be. so by the point he meets adam he’s listened to his parents, folded himself up nice and tight into this quiet boy who just doesn’t want any trouble. adam loves trouble. if he can’t find it, he invents it.

so he grabs onto gaston like glue, and gaston is irritated, but he’s the prince, he can’t say anything or his parents will kill him. so he lets adam keep dragging him out horseback riding and hunting and rock climbing and all sorts of things little noble boys aren’t supposed to do. they spare, and no matter that gaston is bigger and older he never wins, adam always ends up pinning him to the ground with his arm to his throat and he’d more irritated about it if the prince didn’t look so delighted every time he won. adam loves all the animals that he’s not interested in eating, and gaston tries to point out that it’s a little weird how thrilled adam is to take down a deer when two minute later he’s trying to entice a wolf to come closer so he can pet it, and also holy shit adam that’s a wolf what’s wrong with you

adam loves his staff, the people who do their best to reign in this little terror but don’t try that hard, because the thing about bratty kids is that they’re rarely brats all the time, as an adult you swing between wanting to strangle them and finding them so adorable and charming your chest hurts. so mrs. potts indulges him, likes the way he’s only ever really patient while he’s playing with her son chip when he’s snuck into the kitchen to beg her for some extra cookies. lumiere and cogsworth are his tutors and spend more time arguing with each other than teaching him, and he’s delighted by that.

and so adam is this loud, exuberant little prince who slowly but surely picks at gaston’s barrier until gaston almost feels like himself again, and adam doesn’t do what his parents did. adam doesn’t make fun of him for how much he cares about his hair, about how he hates dirt under his fingernails. as long as gaston keeps following him into dangerous situations, adam doesn’t care about much of anything, and gaston loves him for it.

and gaston’s on the cusp of teenagerhood when he realizes he loves adam, the prince, this is awful and he immediately has a panic attack over it, he’s to be lord and adam is to be king, it will never work, oh, and adam probably doesn’t like boys, and – oh my god, all those schoolyard taunts about him being gay we’re right this is a nightmare.

he’d freak out about this properly and probably go charging to the castle to confess his love in true embarrassing 12 year old fashion – except his parents set him down, pale, and say, “they’re gone, they’re all gone, the king and queen were found dead and the prince is gone and now a monster lives in the castle.” and of course gaston takes this to the most logical conclusion – a beast broke into the castle, killed the love of his young life, and now he’s claimed the castle for his own.

this is gaston’s defining moment okay, this is the point where he snaps and never goes back. he rebels against his parents, refuses to fit himself back into the mold of the perfect son, tries to live his life like adam would have wanted him to. that means being exactly who he is and damn the consequences. he focuses on his hair and his clothes and his looks, he pursues hunting because it reminds him of adam, because so much of their friendship took place in the woods, covered in mud and laughing. he pursues hunting because, one day, when he’s the very best he’s going to go the castle and kill the beast that killed adam. and his parents are furious about all of this and they disown him in favor of his young siblings and he just. doesn’t give a shit.

so he moves to the town, and everyone loves him, of course they love him. he’s loud and arrogant, but – he’s not cruel. he’s beautiful and brings in more pelts and meat than any other hunter and gaston doesn’t miss the days of being a young lordling in the slightest. but girls keep throwing themselves at him and he doesn’t know how to keep refusing either outing himself or hurting their feelings, so he goes to belle. belle, who is every inch as pretty he is. belle, who is smart and quiet and kind in a reserved sort of way. if there’s anyone who won’t judge him, it’s her.

so he goes to her, and tells her the truth – that he only likes men, that he’s not interested in advertising the fact, and asks her to pretend to be his lady. and belle, kind sweet belle, agrees. she does it out of sense of duty to help those in need, because nothing she knows of gaston says she will enjoy this. but she’s proven wrong, because gaston was raised to be a lord of course he’s educated, just because he doesn’t really care about any of that stuff doesn’t mean he doesn’t know it. and belle can speak with him like she can no other, because gaston has more formal education than anyone else in this village. and to their surprise, gaston and belle become friends, become the closest of friends, and gaston hasn’t known this closeness since adam, although it’s different because he loves belle but he’s not in love with belle.

and one day belle and her father are out traveling and sudden snowstorm forces them into the castle. belle knows there’s some sort of monster that supposedly lives there, but it’s either the castle for refuge or dying of cold outside, so into the castle they go. and instead of a hideous monster there’s adam, the beast. he’s rude and gruff and calls them twelve kinds of idiots for getting caught in a snowstorm in the first place. he offers them a room before sulking back into his study, watching the last petal threaten to the fall from the rose.

the castle is so excited to have guests, to have a young girl that may be their saving grace, and beast doesn’t know how to tell them that he likes girls well enough, but the only person he’s ever loved is a prickly, stuffy little boy who used to wring his hands together whenever they went looking for wolves. the storm doesn’t abate, and belle and her father stay. beast likes belle, likes how much she loves his library and the courteous way she speaks to all his staff even tho they’re all furniture, and he wishes he could love her, she is a woman that deserves to be loved. but he can’t.

back in the village, gaston has had it. the beast took adam from him, and he wont allow that thing to take belle. he rallies the villagers and goes marching to the castle, determined to save belle and her father, determined to kill the thing that killed adam.

so they storm the castle and he and the beast fight. belle and her father rush forward to stop the rest of the angry village men, and belle is screaming at gaston to stop, that things aren’t as they seem. but he’s mad with bloodlust, with revenge, and he’s about to take the beast’s head off with his axe when the beast lunges and pushes him to the ground, pinning him with an arm to his throat. and the muscle memory is so sudden and visceral that gaston freezes and stares at the snarling beast and whispers, “adam?”

and the beast blinks, and pulls back a little, and goes …… “gaston!?”

literally everyone is so confused, but they only get more confused when gaston throws himself at the beast and there’s a rush of magic as the last petal falls and the spell is broken. gaston sees beast for who he really is, loves him wholly and completely in the way only children can, and the curse is broken.

so gaston goes from having the beast in his arms to having a man, and he kisses him, outing himself in front of the whole village and not caring in the slightest. “i’ve missed you,” adam says, reaching out a hand to cup gaston’s cheek.

his staff are people again, and the cloud of darkness that had fallen over the castle is lifted. the old and irritable third cousin twice removed who’d been running the country is more than happy to hand it back over to adam, so happy in fact that he doesn’t question anything about this incredibly weird situation.

gaston and adam were children with a children’s love, but as adam gets his castle and kingdom up and running again, gaston is there. and their love deepens, and strengthens, and becomes something much more real and true than it ever was before. and gaston knows he can’t keep this, that adam will need to take a queen and gaston won’t be able to be with him after that.

except no one told adam that, because he goes to belle who just, never left the castle because she likes it and it likes her and her two favorite people are here. and also they’ll pry her from that library over her dead body. “hey,” adam says, “so, i’m kind of the king now.”

“i noticed,” belle answers, and doesn’t look up from her book.

adam considers closing it, but also considers that he likes his hands attached to his wrists. “want to get married? we’ll need to produce an heir or two, but beyond that you’ll get all the books you want and a whole country to boss around.” one of the things adam had quickly learned was that belle loved bossing people around.

belle doesn’t look up from her book. he hadn’t honestly expected her too. “okay. I’m dating plumette. im going to keep doing that.”

“nice,” he says, because plumette is a lot prettier now that she isn’t a feather duster.

so adam find gaston and tells him that he’s marrying belle, and gaston’s whole heart breaks but it makes sense, adam and belle make sense together, and he wishes he could make himself hate either of them but he can’t because he loves them both. but then adam is talking about how belle will have the rooms next to theirs, and gaston should probably stop paying rent for his house in the village, he lives in a literal palace, come on now.

and gaston figures out that adam is planning to stay with him, that belle is his wife and queen in name only and and gaston will continue to be the one in his heart and in his bed. adam is talking about how they all really need to sit down and do something about the redistribution of tax revenue, and they should probably do it before the wedding because otherwise their subjects will only show up to throw fruit at them. gaston cuts him off by pressing his king and love of his life against the wall and kissing him breathless.

cogsworth and lumiere walk by and pause mid-argument to wolf whistle at them before continuing on their way. gaston and adam end up having to hold each other up as they laugh so hard they can’t breath.

and everyone lives happily ever after.


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l o v e - tom holland

summary: tom and y/n are so in love. from the way he looks at her to being the only one he truly adores. love was made for them. this is the ups and downs of being in love with tom holland.

notes: gif not mine based off the song by nat king cole. this was supposed to be something cute and small i wrote in an evening but here we are a week later with the longest fic i’ve ever written. please leave me your thoughts, i worked really hard on this!!

word count: 3542

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Under-discussed things about the ep:

Maggie spending 17 hours successfully making sure the guys didn’t kill any hostages. (Had one night of sleep, and then 36 hours being an absolute genius boss at saving Alex.)

The way the back of Maggie’s hair is tucked into her oversized NCPD windbreaker.

The entire DEO knowing Kara’s identity. So much paperwork for Pam.

Alex ripping the smoke detector off the wall and tossing the damn thing in the trash.

Lena going on an accidental date with her girlfriend’s boyfriend’s mother.

“Babe.”

Alex’s hands while Maggie was giving her the most romantic speech ever to romance.

The amount of paperwork Pam in HR is going to have to do because Maggie chucked a DEO laptop.

Maggie breaking my heart telling Kara she should have been heard.

“I got her to be herself, Kara.”

Rick’s lesbophobic violence, misogyny, and rape-y under/overtones.

Maggie being a fucking genius and having more emotional intelligence than like anyone (confirming all my headcanons about her becoming a cop to change the way the system operates tbh).

Credit cards will never be the same.

Alex had the chicken pox as a teenager.

Alex always ate lunch with Kara at school (except when she had the chicken pox. See above.)

Maggie’s response to Rick’s mother calling him garbage. Because yes. She does know what that’s like.

Maggie and that dispersal gadget thing to scramble the security cameras in the prison.

Maggie’s voice when she tells him the gun is her girlfriend’s.

James. (See my fix it fics.)

The way Maggie bites her lip when Rick describes stalking them.

Winn putting his body between Rick and Alex.

Alex and Winn’s high five.

Maggie’s perfect communication skills.

Kara’s massive character development.

Lena calling to check up on Kara.

Brunch next Saturday.

Kara’s Real Nemesis: Kale.

lance headcanons bc i love one (1) boy

are y’all prepared ..,.,,i got a lot going on here i’ve been working on this post for a while StRAP IN MY FRIENDS

  • okay first of all lance has incredible fashion sense, we just don’t get to see it bc !!! at the garrison he had to wear a uniform and he left all his other clothes behind back on earth but his closet is literally full of such cool clothes like he’s the type of guy who can take old thrift store things but arrange them uniquely in an outfit that looks really fUCKIng good and has everyone going O: !…,,he always looks good..,,and the boy does it on a budget bc he is practical!!
  • he has had a LOT of jobs bc he wanted it to look good on his application/money obvs ..,,,some of these include: a grocery store clerk, a waiter, and he even!! worked at a spa once bc…,he knows so many things about self care and has a passion for it!!
  • his first job tho was, you guessed it: the farm. u know, where he learned to milk a cow…,he was finally old enough to get a job and got all excited like heck yeah i’m ADULT and then his mom was like here our family friend (or maybe a relative or something) needs help on his farm this summer u can do that and he’s like wh…..okay
  • like at first he’s wary bc ew farm work?? dirt and sweat and rlly hot all the time?? but also he’s just..he likes to be optimistic abt things too when he can and is like ok u know what i’m gonna take this job and make it into something good and do a great job!! so.,,,at first he’s like what fuck when he learns how to milk a cow but eventually he gets the hang of it and as weird a feeling as it is he rlly likes the cows and all the animals and is v gentle with them ..,,he also cleans the chicken coop often which is gross but he likes the chickens ..,.he names every single one and sings to them sometimes while he’s working or talks to them
  • also he names every chicken after one of his siblings or family members so when he tells story about them at dinner he’ll be like “so yeah (insert sibling name here) finally laid an egg today” “lance are you kid—oh. the chicken” lance, bursting out in laughter:
  • on That note lance just loves all animals …,,he’s the kinda kid that brings home a stray cat/dog every other day and is like “mom can we keep him” . hell he does that with little lizards he finds on the sidewalk sometimes ..,, “mom can we keep him” “honey put the lizard back he actually lives out here”
  • swerving in another direction y’all ever wonder WHERE lance learned his sharpshooting skills?? like a majority he developed like right away when the war started and he has to quickly adapt but ?? he has to have had SOME previous experience bc the bayards kind of take the form that best suits their paladin, right??? i don’t even have a headcanon for that i just want to know maybe it’s bc he played a lot of shooting games at the arcade and got all the high scores
  • which reminds me like y’all…,,lance is just a teenage boy. he likes video games and pizza and going to parties and hanging out At The Beach With His Pals And stereotypical teenage things. he’s a kid please let him be a kid ..,
  • he likes to paint his nails!! it’s a very soothing task for him and he likes different colors. his favorites are black and blue (but also some purple and red for gay reasons)
  • he struggles a lot with his bisexuality (this is coming from a bi mlm for the record) for a LONG time. not really grasping the idea that he can like both girls AND boys and that it has to be one or the other, that he has to make some kind of choice to be gay or straight. so at some point he identifies as gay and then gets terrified of that and is like no i’m straight and finally..,,starts to come to terms with things and accept himself when he really learns what bisexuality is (hunk tells him probably) and there’s a light bulb over his head that goes DING DING DING BITCH THATS U!!!
  • he loves to watch his friends do things they’re passionate about bc it makes him happy. he loves watching keith draw, the cute concentrated somewhat frustrated look he gets on his face when he sketches. he likes watching pidge work on tech, like the kind she gets excited about, cool robot things and things she loves. hunk is always so happy when he’s cooking or tinkering with machines or talking about chemistry and lance will just sit and listen with a dopey grin. he and allura actually have a shared love of beauty stuff and self care so they get to do that together a lot !!! and shiro doesn’t really…,talk much about his interests or share them and lance is a little nervous to spend alone time with him bc he’s so intimidated (this is his hero!!) but those moments when they do happen to be alone lance is always v soft with him bc at the end of the day he knows shiro is not perfect and that he struggles an immense amount and deserves that softness
  • and coran, he just likes to listen to coran’s stories about all of his adventures, lets him go on about his life in altea for as long as he wants bc he knows it’s so important to coran. sometimes allura will join in and add a few things on to some of the stories or some info when they’re talking about altean culture and lance will listen intently and be so genuinely interested and if reallg means so much to coran and allura
  • lance in general although he puts on a cocky facade loves to listen to people and be there for them, is an incredible sense of support and encouragement and more than anything wants to see his loved ones happy and succeeding
  • going in a completely different direction here now but one time he arranges a paladin sleepover and insists they ALL wear their specialized paladin pajamas and!!! everyone wears theirs except keith bc keith is lame. (he does at least concede to wearing the slippers bc they’re….comfy okay…) and hunk and allura and keith and lance and pidge all!! stay up late and talk and stuff..,,lance teaches allura all the common sleepover games like truth or dare and she gets to really be a teenager again and they all get to just spend the night eating snacks and being kids and playing monopoly and i’m crying and !! it’s all orchestrated by lance bc lance more than anyone knows what they will need for a morale boost
  • He just wANTS OEOPLE TO BE HAPPY
  • outwardly he talks a lot about like glory of winning the war and being a hero and parades!!! but rlly his favorite thing is meeting all the people he’s saved not bc he’s some celebrity to them but bc it’s amazing to see that they’re free and as safe as they can be, that the work he’s doing, the struggles he’s going through and his time so far away from his family really is worth it if he can help so many people
  • i’m doing this so out of order but he can also ride a horse
  • that’s all for now but expect another one soon thx for coming to my ted talk

Concept: Kravitz’s Work Accent is actually a real job requirement and like… no one’s really sure why? Maybe the Raven Queen just likes Cockney accents. Barry grumbles but he works on it and in a few years he can switch voices way more smoothly than Kravitz does. Like take a work call during dinner and switch mid-sentence without missing a beat smoothly.

Lup straight up doesn’t try. Sometimes she puts on other ridiculous voices but no one ever hears her do it right until one day when Kravitz is complaining about it to Taako and she flat out denies knowing what he’s talking about in the most flawless Reaper Work Accent anyone has ever heard and then high-fives her brother

Then she never does the voice again

(100 years later I finally got to your prompt, mac-noa ! I wasn’t explicitly lovey dovey bc I didn’t want to be ooc and it’s only actually from Matt’s POV, but I hope it works for you!!!)

Matt and Dan walk in late, strung together by the hands, still flushed from kissing in the car pre-practice. They go sheepish when they see the unimpressed look on Wymack’s face. Renee smiles brightly at them and Allison gives them a brisk nod, but the monsters are in more disarray than usual. Bits and pieces of their group are missing, and it leaves Matt with the peculiar feeling of looking at a familiar photograph that suddenly has the faces scratched out.

Their ringleader is absent, for starters, couch conspicuously empty beside Kevin — who looks unmoved and stoic and nauseated as usual.

It’s not unusual for Andrew to do things just because it’s inconvenient for others, but it’s a little weird for Neil to skip out as well. It’s a lot weird that he’s late at the same time as Andrew when Exy hangs in the balance. 

Any association between them feels like something Matt has to fix, like he set something bad in motion by meeting Neil later than Andrew did in the fall. They’re probably off having one of their weird, close, angry looking conversations that always end in agreements Matt doesn’t understand.

Wymack waits thirty seconds past Matt and Dan’s arrival, and then he looks at the couch like it’s causing him pain, and starts delegating tasks for the day. He only asks once where the missing links are and there’s a lot of shrugging and staring straight ahead before he gives up.

They’re less rowdy than usual, and Matt thinks they’re all individually trying to solve Neil and Andrew’s absence in their heads. (As soon as they get up to move to the court, Allison starts whispering numbers for their betting pool until Dan bats her away.)

Matt squeezes Dan’s hand until she looks at him, and they have a brief conversation in smothered smiles.

They split up to change, and Matt straps into his gear feeling vaguely ill at ease. He keeps glancing at the door between straps and tugs of his uniform, and he notices Nicky doing the same thing. He smiles awkwardly when Matt catches him, and Matt feels a rare pulse of kinship for him. Both Andrew’s lot and the upperclassmen seem equally confused, so they have something in common for once.

The strange feeling follows Matt all the way to the court and through the first set of drills before Neil finally shows up, looking harried and flushed and all sorts of things Matt doesn’t usually associate with Neil.

He pushes into the court straight past Wymack’s blustering reprimand, and Matt catches the tail end of a flippant apology before Neil’s sprinting to centre court.

Matt stares at him. Neil waits, twisting his racquet in his hand, shoulders tense like he expects someone to toss him into the gameplay by force.

“What?” Neil asks, annoyed.

“You’re late,” Matt says stupidly.

“Twenty minutes late,” Kevin interrupts. “Almost like you’re trying to get worse.”

“He was with me,” Andrew says suddenly, breezing past them towards goal looking impossible to have spent twenty straight minutes with. Neil sort of jolts at the sound of his voice, and Matt eyes him narrowly.

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anonymous asked:

As someone who doesn't ship bumblebee, can you tell me why you see it as being "written as a romance?" One of the things I don't like about the ship is that I feel they have very little canon chemistry (they go from not seeing eye to eye in one of the first episodes to being fine with eachother later for not reason imo)

Well for starters. Blake is the only person at Beacon that chose who she was going to be partnered up with. She chose Yang - and on some level she felt comfortable enough to pick this person as her partner. Here we see ninja cat Blake Belladonna chasing after Yang through the forest. 

Secondly, Blake just…likes Yang. You can see it from their first interactions together. Yang is constantly making her smile. 

Fast forward a bit and clearly Blake has figured out how to handle Yang. As we see when Yang meets Penny

Now this could all be construed as just good friends. The romance comes…in episode 6 of volume 2. 

The big thing for me with this episode is that who knows how many times Blake has fallen into these bouts of sadness and everyone tries. As a group they try, Sun tries, Weiss tries. But only one person reaches Blake and she does it by going into her own personal experiences. 

Not to mention that in the scene right before, we see Pyrrha helping Jaune find confidence to talk to Weiss (and we all know how Pyrrha felt about Jaune) we then get Yang helping Blake. 

She doesn’t tell Blake she HAS to be okay. She doesn’t tell Blake to stop. She uses her own life to help Blake understand that she’s not alone. Yang opens up to Blake - probably more than she has anyone else. The entire scene is personal and emotional and pulsing with genuine feelings of love. 

Not only is this scene about Blake feeling better, but Yang opens up about her mom, both of them, and it’s probably things she’s never really gotten to talk about because it’s always been about Ruby for her. Yang puts Ruby above herself, but she’s found someone to open up to about all of this and she knows Blake will respect it. 

It is also the ONE time in the entire series that Yang is able to use her anger and her semblance and control it. 

Fire in her eyes, but it’s because she wants to make Blake feel better and understand. It’s rage, but it’s controlled because it’s not about her and she doesn’t want to scare Blake away. 

Also you can’t tell me that wink wasn’t romantic as shit. C’mon. 

Now let’s jump again. To after Yang punched Mercury. Everyone else immediately trusted Yang. Weiss, Ruby, JNPR. The one person who was hesitant, was Blake. Why? Because Yang was SO important to her. Yang is her stability in the new life she built for herself. Yang is her #1 and if Yang is bad, then what’s left for Blake. 

She brings up Adam, brings up the darkest parts of her past because she needs Yang to know why she’s scared. Not to mention how DEVASTATED Yang is that Blake has doubts. 

Then we get to THE scene. The big moment of V3 where Blake is fighting Adam and Yang comes for her. Adam never met Yang before, never knew her (and I saw this in another post and it’s a brilliant point) and yet he determines in ONE look that Blake gives Yang, that Blake loves her. 

Not to mention that Yang, WITH TEARS IN HER EYES, comes screaming after Blake when Adam hurts her. 

Blake, who has spent her whole life running - doesn’t when Yang is in trouble. When Yang is helpless and Adam is closing in on her. Blake doesn’t run. She jumps in front of Yang to protect her. To hell with her own life, the life she’s been struggling to protect for years. Yang mattered more. 

Volume 4 is a lot more subtle, because they’re not together. But Yang saying that a piece of her is gone could easily be a subtle reference to Blake. The way they always seemed to cut Blake off before she mentioned Yang in conversation. How Blake’s voice shook when she mentioned Yang’s name in the “I loved them like I never thought I could love anyone” speech. 

When Sun brings up Yang, Blake immediately reacts. 

There are other moments. Smaller ones. Looks and parallels that are also there. Everyone is allowed to ship what they want, but questioning Blake and Yang’s canon chemistry seems kinda strange because it’s there in spades. With Adam taking Yang’s arm (and just listening to Armed and Ready) it’s pretty clear that Blake and Yang’s stories going forward are immensely intertwined. So even if you don’t see any chemistry between them now. I have a feeling the show is going to give you ample opportunities to find it :)

Avatar and Cooking
  • Aang: All of his dishes are vegetarian of course, but he makes cakes and sweets too! Aang's food actually looks really nice, photo-worthy, the kind of thing advertised in commercials. No one knows how he does it.
  • Katara: Skill-wise, she's one of the best, with the most experience cooking out of anyone. Katara will make just about anything except spicy food. It doesn't look too special at first glance, but her dishes are delicious.
  • Sokka: He can feed himself but that's about it. Sokka's 'cooking' amounts to little more than Step 1) spear it on a stick and Step 2) cook over campfire. He doesn't bother with complexities with meals as long as it tastes good.
  • Toph: An utter disaster with meals; never learned to cook and has no intention of ever doing so. Never let her cook. If she volunteers, she's Trying to poison you.
  • Suki: Nothing really fancy, but Suki has been taught to make meals of the travel-ready variety, like mini-sandwiches and riceballs that are easy to pack on the go. Taste is good and requires little preparation.
  • Zuko: He's actually not bad, if prone to occasionally burning his meals or dropping them due to clumsiness. Zuko copies the styles of people around him, so he tends to make lot of different dishes, with more spice than they would use.
  • Azula: Zero to sixty. Azula's food is either dreadfully bland or near-deathly levels of spice, there's no in between. A challenge for the courageous, Azula's meals are how you Weed Out The Weak.
  • Ty Lee: Health-nut junkie, eats whatever allegedly spirit-cleansing food makes the rounds lately and pushes the recipes on others.
  • Mai: Make your own damn meal.
Send me a number!
  • 1:Let’s start with a tricky one; what is the real reason you are confused right now?
  • 2:Do you ever get “good morning” texts from anyone?
  • 3:If your significant other smoked pot, would you care?
  • 4:Do you find it easy to trust others?
  • 5:What were you doing at 11PM last night?
  • 6:You’re drunk and lost walking down the road; who is with you?
  • 7:What would you do if you found out you had been cheated on?
  • 8:Are you close with your dad?
  • 9:I bet you kissed someone last night, right?
  • 10:What are you listening to?
  • 11:You can only drink ONE liquid for the rest of your life - what is it?
  • 12:Do you like hickeys?
  • 13:What time do you go to bed?
  • 14:Is there someone who continuously lets you down?
  • 15:Can you text as quickly with one hand as you do both?
  • 16:Do you always answer your texts?
  • 17:Do you hate the person you fell the hardest for?
  • 18:When was the last time you talked to one of your best friends?
  • 19:Is there someone that makes you happy every time you see them?
  • 20:What was your last thought before you went to bed last night?
  • 21:Is anyone else in the room with you?
  • 22:Do you believe what goes around comes around?
  • 23:Were you happier four months ago than you are now?
  • 24:Is there someone you wish you could fix things with?
  • 25:In the past week, have you cried?
  • 26:What colour is the shirt you are wearing?
  • 27:Do people ever call you by your last name?
  • 28:Is anyone ignoring you right now?
  • 29:Do you have a best friend?
  • 30:Would it be hard seeing someone else kiss the last person you kissed?
  • 31:Who was your last call/text message from?
  • 32:Are you mad at anyone?
  • 33:Have you ever kissed someone older than you?
  • 34:How old will the last person you kissed be on his/her next birthday?
  • 35:How many more days until your birthday?
  • 36:Do you have any summer plans yet?
  • 37:Do you have any good friends of the opposite sex?
  • 38:Are you keeping anything from your best friend(s) now?
  • 39:Do you have a secret that you’ve never told anyone?
  • 40:Have you ever regretted kissing someone?
  • 41:Do you think age matters in relationships?
  • 42:Are you available?
  • 43:How many people have you had real, strong feelings for since high school ended?
  • 44:If you had to get a piercing (not ears), what would you get?
  • 45:Do you believe exes can be friends?
  • 46:Do you regret anything?
  • 47:Honestly, what’s on your mind right now?
  • 48:Did you ever lose a best friend?
  • 49:Was your last kiss a mistake?
  • 50:Why aren’t you pursuing the person you like?
  • 51:Has the last person you kissed ever seen you cry?
  • 52:Do you still talk with the person you LAST kissed?
  • 53:What was the last thing you ate?
  • 54:Did you get any compliments today?
  • 55:Where are you going on your next vacation?
  • 56:Do you own anything from other countries?
  • 57:Are most of your friend guys or girls?
  • 58:Where have you lived most of your life?
  • 59:When was the last time you took a long drive?
  • 60:Have you ever played Spin the Bottle?
  • 61:Have you ever TPd someone’s house?
  • 62:Who do you text the most?
  • 63:What was the last movie you saw?
  • 64:What’s preventing your current boyfriend/girlfriend from going back to their ex?
  • 65:How many boyfriends/girlfriends did you have in 2011?
  • 66:Is the last person you kissed younger than you?
  • 67:Do you curse around your parents?
  • 68:Are you happy with where you live?
  • 69:Picture of yourself?
  • 70:Are you a monogamous person or do you believe in open-ended relationships?
  • 71:Have you ever been dumped?
  • 72:What do you most like about making out?
  • 73:Have you ever casually made out with someone who you weren’t seriously involved with?
  • 74:When you kiss someone for the first time, is it usually you who initiates it or the other?
  • 75:What part of a person’s body do you find most attractive?
  • 76:Who was the last person you talked to last night before you went to bed?
  • 77:Had sex with someone you knew less than an hour?
  • 78:Had sex with someone you didn’t know their name?
  • 79:What makes your heart flutter and brings a big cheesy smile to your face?
  • 80:Would you get involved with someone if they had a child already?
  • 81:Has someone who had a crush on you ever confessed to you?
  • 82:Do you tell a lot of people when you have a crush?
  • 83:Do you miss your last sweetie?
  • 84:Last time you slow danced with someone?
  • 85:Have you ever ‘dated’ someone you’ve never met?
  • 86:How can I win your heart?
  • 87:What is your astrological sign?
  • 88:What were you doing last night at 12 AM?
  • 89:Do you cook?
  • 90:Have you ever gotten back in touch with an old flame after a time of more than 3 months of no communication?
  • 91:If you’re single right now, do you wish you were in a relationship?
  • 92:Do you prefer to date various people or do you pretty much fall into monogamous relationships quickly?
  • 93:What physical traits do you look for in a potential interest?
  • 94:Name four things that you wish you had!
  • 95:Are you a player?
  • 96:Have you ever kissed 2 people in one day?
  • 97:Are you a tease?
  • 98:Ever meet anyone you met on Tumblr?
  • 99:Have you ever been deeply in love with someone?
  • 100:Anybody on Tumblr that you’d go on a date with?
  • 101:Hugs or Kisses?
  • 102:Are you too shy to ask someone out?
  • 103:The first thing you notice about the opposite sex?
  • 104:Is it cute when a boy/girl calls you babe?
  • 105:If a sexy person was pursuing you, but you knew he/she was in relationship, would you go for it?
  • 106:Do you flirt a lot?
  • 107:Your last kiss?
  • 108:Have you kissed more than 5 people since the start of 2012?
  • 109:Have you kissed anyone in the past month?
  • 110:If you could kiss anyone who would it be?
  • 111:Do you know who you’ll kiss next?
  • 112:Does someone like you currently?
  • 113:Do you currently have feelings for anyone?
  • 114:Do you like to be in serious relationships or just flings?
  • 115:Ever made out with just a friend?
  • 116:Are you happier single or in a relationship?
  • 117:Your own question that you want me to answer. Just write it.
Sunday Morning

Summary: A young man and a young woman run into one another on a Sunday morning at a coffee shop, both of them heartbroken, and rediscover what it means to love and be loved. Bucky x Reader 

 Author’s Note: I’ve been working on this one for a bit. It’s basically the feel-good romance no one ever expected me to write (me included) 

 Words: ~2900

Originally posted by writingandcoffeehouse

Bucky used to love Sunday mornings. They were meant for sleeping in, for curling against the soft, tender body that slept next to him.

They’d had five years of Sunday mornings, of her soft sighs in his ear as she stirred from her sleep, bright green eyes blinking sleepily up at him as he kissed her plush, pink lips. Five years of Sunday mornings, of making coffee in a pair of boxers; of her arms wrapping around him from behind, a soft cheek against his bare back. Five years of Sunday mornings, of sitting at the breakfast bar in their pajamas, her thumb wiping jelly off the corners of his mouth.

Five years of Sunday mornings, wasted.

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paint heaven and anger the gods

so the trailer for miss hokusai advertised one type of movie, and then the actual movie was …. something else entirely. but the trailer gave me ideas, so here they are:

there is girl –

no.

there is woman –

no.

there is a young woman, an old girl, and she has the eyes of youth but the weight upon her shoulders is that of age. or perhaps it is the other way around. perhaps she has the eyes of age, but upon her shoulder is the weightlessness of youth, of ignorance.

there she is, whatever she is.

her name is kana.

she is the daughter of a famous painter, known as juro. he is a man larger than life, and he paints wonderful things. he takes what is ugly, and makes it beautiful. he paints an unhandsome woman as a goddess, a sneering merchant as a king, a dirty city as a glowing capitol. he leaves all he touches brighter than it was found.

kana is not like her father.

she is a painter, but she is not famous. she has a mother she doesn’t speak to, and younger sister she visits as much as she can. she has pushed them both aside to follow her father, to sit with him in dirty shacks putting ink to paper as she does her best to make beautiful things. she throws off the expectations of her gender, of her station, of anything and everything in her pursuit to be a master painter.

technique is easy. she completes half of her father’s painting while he drinks, while he whores, while he seduces lords and ladies, while he paints empty things for empty people, while he leaves her alone in their dirty shacks. she can do the detail work, has a steady hand and a sharp eye, but when it comes to the whole picture – it is left lacking.

“her work lacks your beauty,” an old man says, talking to her old father while she kneels in the corner, ink staining her hands, the floor, ink just – staining.

“of course it does,” her father says, offhand. “how can she paint what she does not know?”

kana never expected lack of knowledge to be her downfall.

so that night when her father is gone, she does not stay in to work. instead kana paints her face, wears a kimono that’s too small on her, and goes to the worst part of the city, to where the alleyways and walls are stained red by the glow of the lanterns.

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A Lesson in Love (A Different Perspective)

Summary: (College!AU) In which you’re assigned to write a story about romance, a subject you know nothing about, and Bucky, a hopeless romantic, offers you his assistance.

Pairing: Bucky x Reader

Word Count: 4,431

A/N: The tag list for this story is CLOSED. 

“A Lesson in Love” Masterlist + Soundtrack

@avengerstories - You are the forever best for editing for me.

Originally posted by skylerlockerbie

“I can’t believe you’ve never been to a track meet before.”

“I’ve never had a reason to come to one,” you say, defending yourself against Wanda’s accusatory tone and disapproving gaze.

“That’s no excuse,” she responds with a click of her tongue. “Now hurry up, we need to secure a good spot.”

You follow her blindly, not knowing what qualifies as a ‘good spot’. Unlike Wanda who has spent years attending track meets with her brother, you’ve never been to one. Like you told her, you never had a reason to attend one. Not until today.

Not until T'Challa.

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blood

No but for fuck’s sake

  • They are brothers. Brothers
  • The first time James calls Sirius brother is when his mother introduces them to a stranger and Sirius could feel his heart almost coming out of his cage, the blood thumping against the walls of his veins, because he is the brother of the one person he loves more than life itself.
  • They are brothers in every way but blood.
  • The first time Euphemia introduces Sirius as her son is somewhere in the King’s Cross, just loud enough for Walburga to hear. Sirius feels the blood in his veins change colour, it’s no longer black, it’s red.
  • They are brothers and they knew it before they met.
  • The first time Sirius calls Euphemia mum is unintentional but it feels more genuine than all the times he had called Walburga mother and Euphemia knows, she knows he didn’t mean to but she wouldn’t have it any other way. He is of her blood but he doesn’t know.
  • They are a family.
  • Sirius breaks down as bad as James does when he receives the news, one right after the other. He tries to stand tall at the funerals as the taller boy seems so small suddenly, he feels his blood trying to leave his body as if the veins confining them aren’t enough anymore.
  • They are alone.
  • But they have each other and that’s more than anyone could as for, Sirius loses the one person he cared about that shared his blood and the red on his knuckles is wiped away by James.
  • People die.
  • But they don’t, they hang on the each other, they save each other’s life countless times. Sirius tries to pay back James for all the times he saved his life, it’s not enough. When James is hit by one of the worst hexes Sirius had seen, he would give anything to be the one to bleed out on the floor. 
  • Babies are born.
  • When James asks Sirius to be the godfather, he feels magic float around his veins instead of blood. He feels tied to the small boy in his arms staring up at him, he hears his small heart beating and swears he would do anything to keep the blood running in his veins. 
  • He is gone.
  • Sirius walks slowly into the house he knows so well but it’s so different because his blood is not the same anymore. As he crouches next to the body of his brother, his fingers just about to close his eyes, Sirius’ blood changes colour and it’s black once more.
  • He wants revenge.
  • And he gets what he doesn’t deserve, his blood is frozen still because James is gone and all the promises he made to the small boy are gone.