simply makes you stranger

The Dark Knight Sentence Meme
  • "Why do they call him The Joker?"
  • "Criminals in this town used to believe in things."
  • "I believe that what doesn't kill you simply makes you stranger."
  • "What kind of hero needs to wear a mask?"
  • "I told your man my compound would take you places. I never said they'd be places you wanted to go."
  • "One man or the entire mob?"
  • "When you stitch yourself up, you make a bloody mess."
  • "Are you interested in his character or his social circle?"
  • "You don't leave things like this to chance."
  • "If you're not getting shot at, you're not doing your job."
  • "Good thing about the mob is they keep giving you second chances."
  • "Gotham's proud of an ordinary man standing up for what's right."
  • "You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."
  • "I thought I told bad jokes."
  • "If you're good at something, never do it for free."
  • "Wanna know how I got these scars?"
  • "Let's put a smile on that face."
  • "Why so serious?"
  • "We don't have to be afraid of scum like you."
  • "You cannot leave me on my own with these people."
  • "I guess no answer isn't no."
  • "A little fight in you. I like that."
  • "You can't protect me. You can't even protect yourselves."
  • "Some men just want to watch the world burn."
  • "You'd leave a man's life to chance?"
  • "You're the symbol of hope that I could never be."
  • "Don't make me your one hope for a normal life."
  • "I suppose they'll lock me up as well. Your accomplice."
  • "The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming."
  • "You make your own luck."
  • "Hit me. Come on. Hit me."
  • "Kill you? I don't want to kill you. What would I do without you?"
  • "I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve."
  • "You have these rules and you think they'll save you."
  • "The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules."
  • "Killing is making a choice. You choose one life over the other."
  • "How many of your friends have I killed?"
  • "You know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick. You don't get to savor all the little emotions."
  • "I don't want to live without you."
  • "If you lose your faith in me, please keep your faith in people."
  • "Why should I hide who I am?"
  • "This city deserves a better class of criminal and I'm going to give it to them. This is my town now."
  • "It's not about money. It's about sending a message."
  • "I hate plans. Yours. Theirs. Everyone's."
  • "Come nightfall, this city is mine and everyone left here plays by my rules."
  • "You're about to know what my suffering is really like."
  • "What were you hoping to prove? That deep down, we're all as ugly as you?"
  • "You truly are incorruptible, aren't you?"
  • "You won't kill me out of some misplaced sense of self righteousness and I won't kill you because you're too much fun."
  • "We're going to do this forever."
  • "Madness is like gravity. All it takes is a little push."
  • "It's not about what I want. It's about what's fair."
  • "The only morality in a cruel world is chance."
  • "Gotham needs it's true hero."
  • "He's the hero Gotham deserves but not the one it needs right now."
  • "He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight."

Belated happy birthday to @radiorcrist - one of the most talented artists in the Hobbit fandom (and that’s saying a lot!) and one of the first people who welcomed me to tumblr. A very warm, funny and supportive person. <3

And I have a gift. A small fic I wrote inspired by Radio’s Thorin-as-a-harpist AU and art.


Monday, 7:03 AM

Thorin pulled the bottom of his foot closer to his behind, feeling the worn muscle stretch. The bricks of the wall he was leaning against had grown warm under his prolonged touch.

He checked his watch again and looked back towards the door to the building. Suddenly, the light turned on in the hallway, the yellow glow coming through the small window at the top of the door and onto the murky pavement.

Thorin pushed away from the wall quickly as he saw the door open up and the front wheel of bicycle pushing through the doorway.

He jogged closer.

‘Good morning,’ he said to the smaller man who was struggling to hold the door away from his bike.

‘Oh.’ The man smiled as Thorin grabbed hold of the door and held it open for him. ‘Morning. Out for your usual run?’

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