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favorite comic character meme ≻ [2 of 6] anything - character development + liho. 

“i hear your cat liho. she whines at door for you.” “she’s not my–” Likho, liho is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое, One-eyed Likho) or as an evil male goblin of forests. Rather than being included in the major canon of the Slavic belief system, the Likho is traditionally found in skazky, or tales of fantasy and adventure equivalent to Western fairytales. [x]

Start a War: Part Three, Tovarish (Darkling/Alina)

Summary: Ruin & Rising alternate ending (and spoilers) : It takes three hundred years for her to love him again. Darkling x Alina, Nikolai x Alina and some Mal x Alina.

Notes:

Thank you for all of the notes, kudos, reviews, asks, and comments!! Special thank you to morozovaaleksander aka The Illustrious Dani for talking shop, headcanoning, and reading this over! (And if you love alarkling go read her fics, they are amazing!)

-Ivan and Ana’s children (Alina’s grandchildren) took the Lantsov surname because Nobility > 

Rating: R
Word count: 8086 (part 3 of 5)

@ tumblr: part i. | part ii. | part iii. | part iv. | part v.

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Part Three: Tovarish

He’s heard the expression before, but it’s not until he’s truly setting foot in the Little Palace that the Darkling feels the reality of never going home again. It’s not the first time he’s been banished from Os Alta, but it is the first time he looks to find something familiar. Rulers are replaced, kingdoms fall, but palaces remain unchanged save for the portraits hanging in the halls. And the Little Palace is no different—its fine carpets are the same, the chandeliers, and the gardens, too.

There is still a small hut on the grounds, down by the shoreline.

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Likho, liho (Russian: Лихо, Belarusian: лі́ха, Polish: licho) — is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое, One-eyed Likho) or as an evil male goblin of forests. Rather than being included in the major canon of the Slavic belief system, the Likho is traditionally found in skazky, or tales of fantasy and adventure equivalent to Western fairytales.

( Photos by Russian Fairy-Tales Museum )

Likho, liho is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое, One-eyed Likho) or as an evil male goblin of forests. Rather than being included in the major canon of the Slavic belief system, the Likho is traditionally found in skazky, or tales of fantasy and adventure equivalent to Western fairy tales.