14-hour shifts were typically something Alex could live without. Especially when those 14-hour shifts included having an important drug case being snatched from her hands by some self-centered white male fed only because it turned out they were dealing with humans, not aliens, and her not being able to deck his face onto a table only because of his rank (and because the amount of paperwork it’d cost Pam – J’onn had warned her about it using his disapproving dad voice right before she was about to snap, and so she kept herself in check, this time).
And now she was walking up the stairs to her apartment at one in the morning, exhausted, frustrated to no end, and ready to just dive into bed and sleep.
But when she opened the front door all of that was forgotten.
do you need to have read the grisha trilogy before six of crows???
No, you can read each series on their own. They’re set in the same world and a few characters from the Grisha trilogy make cameos in Six of Crows/ Crooked Kingdom, but otherwise the plotlines are kept pretty separate. I went into Six of Crows after having read the Grisha trilogy so i did feel like I had a more thorough understanding of the political climate surrounding the Grisha from the get-go in SoC, but the book itself did a really nice job laying out what information you’d need to know on its own anyway. I’d say you can always pick up the Grisha trilogy later if you want to know more about the world and the Grisha army but it’s not necessary.
Also, tbh, I just enjoy Six of Crows a lot more than the Grisha trilogy anyway. This is just my opinion at this point but I feel like it’s just a stronger series all around. L Bardugo’s writing improves drastically book to book, and that felt really painfully obvious in the Grisha series. All the characters and subplots she introduced in the later books were sooo much more interesting than the bland protagonist the series was just kind of stuck with. In contrast, I think the cast and premise of Six of Crows were really a testament to how much L Bardugo had grown as an author. I would recommend it first, with Grisha trilogy as optional supplementary material. But some people liked the Grisha series more than I did, so take that with a grain of salt haha.
And the responses to that Dev’s post all agree with him!!! Who are these people? They are the 20% that can’t live without their mindless “group content” but because their hate is loudest the rest of us suffer when the story is removed to make way for impatient fools who think a 20 min companion chapter is a needless slog. Well guess what infantile babbling buffoons, you don’t have to go play that chapter. Go prove your chest beating prowess in an op with your fellow insatiable sapiens. Bioware give our companions the return they deserve and stop putting the story through a shredder!!!
You once said you have anxiety didnt you? Do you have any tips on how to deal with anxiety that just wont go away? It's been a hard time lately, and my body seems to hate me. I cant even sleep anymore
Ahhh anonny poo, I said I think I have an anxiety and honestly…I’m about as clueless as you are as well. If I had an answer I would definitely share it. I’m so so so sorry I couldn’t be more helpful D:
you always leave such nice tags on reblogged fanart, how do you do that without it seeming repetitive? (i'm not great at giving comments other than 'this is cool' or 'i love this' and i want to show artists how much i like their art)
Oh wow, thanks 😬 I always forget people see all the constant screaming I do about art I like, haha. But hm, I guess if you’re looking to diversify the kind of comments you give artists just try figuring out some specific part of the art that makes you like it to comment on. I know in all my old art classes teachers would always stress that when giving feedback, picking out specific things like “the linework is really dynamic” or “your colors are excellent” gives artists a lot more information about why you like their piece. So that’s one shortcut to finding different ways to say you love something.
But also, don’t even sweat it, it’s super nice to tell people you love stuff!
Step 1: akira and akechi smack each other asses/ baton pass(inspiration)
Step 2: akechi smacks Akira’s ass a little too hard
Step 3: this angers, akira calls out Goro’s vicious ass attack, confusing Goro as he thought smaking ones ass made them automatically a couple. Akira tells him point blank that he was just fucking with him all along and Goro is put into further confusion. Recalling the time they “cuddled”, he insists there must’ve been something between them. Akira refutes him once again, pointing out that it was in fact his coat tails he was lovin up on.
Goro cries and runs dramatically out of mementos. Ryuji and Akira have a laugh about this.
Step 4: one particular night in November, akira receives a mysterious skype call from user secondadventofhedetectiveprince69 and decides to accept it anyway
Its Goro, and he’s still crying. Saying that he wants to break up with him. Ryuji emerges from (some corner) of Akira’s room with an apple in hand to make him seem like more of an asshole than he already is. Ryuji states, in a bout of confusion, they never were dating in the first place. Akira absentmindedly nods whilst smacking a bunch of metal together to make a lock pick, morgana approves. Goro cries more and says he’s breaking up with him anyway and hands up. He doesn’t have dinner that night.
Step 5: Goro eats his feelings, digging in to a 2 pound bucket of ice cream, washing it down with a two liter bottle of whiskey. Goro gets shitfaced drunk and angirly dials akira at 3 am. The ringer of Akira’s phone blares and stirs morgana to awakening, akira reaches for the phone, morgana scratches his hand into a bloody maw and tells him to go back to sleep. He does so.
Goro leaves a voice mail, singing Taylor swift’s “trouble” dramatically, hyperventilating, and sobbing here and there. Goro passes out when he gets to the second verse. He recalls nothing of the night had occurred.
Step 6: Akira wakes up the next morning, half a pint of his blood missing, and a new voice mail from Goro. Listening to it, he immediately calls for the phantom thrives to gather.
He plays it for them, and they all go around the room roasting Goro. The aforementioned Goro, of course, here’s of the phantom thieves meeting and runs in on them roasting his flat ass. He dramatically calls them out on their slander of him and his flat ass, he asks if they have anything to say for themselves. They just look at each other and burst into a fit of laughter. Goro stomps out of le blanc fuming that they will rue the day they called his ass flat.
After the casino heist Akira is ousted, imprisoned, beaten, drugged, yelled at, beaten again, and yelled at again by a 6 foot harpie of a woman that wants to put him behind bars.
When my sisters were in air cadets, one of them asked me to buy a ticket and come to this cadet fundraising dance. It was in the middle of nowhere and I was working the night shift at the time but I bought one and said I would come even though it was really inconvenient for me. I asked her not to ditch me when I got there because I didn’t know anyone there.
Both my sisters ignored me the entire night.
I invited my other sister to the staff Christmas party at work a couple times before I knew quite when it was and she said yes both times. When I was able to give her the date I asked again if she was coming and she ignored all my texts.
Sometimes your family will ask you to do something for you, and you’ll do it, but when you ask them for something all you’ll get is nothing. Don’t feel obligated to keep giving to them because they are never going to give back. They are just going to keep asking and they are going to conveniently forget all the times you did as they asked while they ignored you.