so yeah it turned out like this

Detective AU

I was playing L.A. Noire and I thought about this so…yeah

Lafayette

-Good cop

-Head interrogator

-Uses his heritage as an advantage

-Replaces English words for French to make suspects think his not as bright as he is

-Brings out that accent

-Women fall for him hard

Most men will agree his incredibly likeable

-Code name “Prince” because of an inside joke held in the office with his marquis status

Alex

-Bad cop

-He’s so tiny but so angry like…???

-Not too bad with guns either

-Favorite line is “Turn off the cameras” because they don’t but it freaks the suspect so much that they spill all the details

-Is not allowed on tables or chairs anymore

-Gets a little too close to the suspect

(“Like, Alex, I know this is your strategy. However, he is a suspect in a MURDER CASE.”

“Well, if he kills me, he’s definitely the murderer.”)

-Sometimes charms the suspect, but…Lafayette

-Code name is “Lion” for short stature and large mouth

Laurens

-Keen eyes

(“I found this in the dirt.”

“Where?”

“There”

“UNDER THE THORN BUSH!?!”

“Yes”)

-Can find everything

-So timid around bodies and suspects

-Hence him finding everything while everyone is looking at the body

-His code name is “Hawk” because “Turtle” is too obvious

Mulligan

-The muscle

-Kinda just stands in the back during interrogations because he cannot be mean ever

-Used to be fazed by bodies, but slowly is getting over it

-Makes really untimely puns without realizing it

-Like…too soon Herc

-Code name “Ares” for strength and Greek mythology

Y/N

-Sharp shooter

-You started as a paramedic, but realized detective is way more your style

-This makes you way more deadly

-You can stop bleeding if the victim is shot, but knows exactly where to shoot if a suspect is running away

-You don’t wanna shoot them, but you gotta do what you gotta do*

*only as a very last resort, you’d rather get shot yourself

-You will run after a suspect and will tackle them

-The boys have bets on how the suspect reacts to you tackling him

-They keep a record of your time

(15.3 seconds)

-Code name is “Colt” for your gun skills and running ability

Everything’s Blue

Lance sat on the observation deck in the Castle, looking out of the windows into the endlessness of space. He sat with his knees drawn up to his chest, his arms wrapped around his legs.

“Lance?” He turned his head and saw Keith walking towards him before sitting besides him, “You okay? Kinda took a beating out there today.”

“Yeah, I’m fine.” He whispered so quietly you could barely hear it.

“You don’t seem fine.” Keith observed as he noticed how Lance’s thoughts seemed to be else where, “You know you can talk to me right? We’re a team and even though we’re ‘rivals’ I still like to think we’re friends.”

Keith continued looking at Lance for a while before turning his gaze to the windows as well. It was quiet for a few ticks and Keith was about get up to leave when Lance started talking, “Is it weird that I like fighting the Galra?”

Keith looked to Lance, “Uh, no? I mean they’re taking over the universe and you’re helping-“

“No. I mean yes but… I know I’m helping innocent people and all and that’s great and stuff but… I like the adrenaline rush I get, it’s kinda addicting to me, kinda like how drugs are addicting you know? It helps me forget about my family for a while.”

Keith cocked his head to the side furrowing his eyebrows, “Why do you want to forget your family? I mean you love them a ton.”

“Yeah I do,” Lance started, eyes still trained on the stars ahead of him, “But before we left earth… a few days before, me and my hermano were talking and then we kinda got into a fight. It was kinda stupid at first then it just escalated to the point where we both said we hated each other, which we don’t of course! But… I never got to apologize to him. I just disappeared off the face of the earth without telling him sorry.”

“Lance.” Keith started, trying to pick his words carefully in his head, dealing with emotions isn’t his thing, “You’re brother knows you love him, even if you didn’t get to say it one last time. But just think about how you’ll get to say sorry when this is all over.”

“What if something happens though? I could die tomorrow and never get to see my mom smile when she watches that ridiculous telenovella she loves so much.” He left out a small laugh accompanied by a small genuine smile, “It was like this excited smile that made you feel excited also you know?”

“Yeah.” Keith said remembering all the times Lance exuded excitement that latched onto everyone else making them as excited as he was, “I know the feeling.”

“I- I dunno Keith I kinda feel like I’m ripping at the edges. Like back on Earth everything was…” he trailed off for a second trying to think of the right word, “Colorful. Like, everyday felt like a kind of surprise, but at the same time everything was normal and comfortable. Here though, everything feels grey. I had dreams of going to space, duh that’s why I attended the Galaxy Garrison but now that I’m here I don’t want to anymore. Fighting in this war just kinda… stripped away my dream I guess. Like don’t get me wrong it’s insanely beautiful out here but I feel like it’d be even more beautiful if Zarkon wasn’t ruling it and if I didn’t have to risk my life all the time for it. I know I have to since I’m a Paladin of Voltron and everything but I mean… mi familia, Keith.” Lance’s voice began to tighten up and tears gathered in his eyes.

He sat up straighter as the tears began falling, quickly he wiped them away not wanting Keith to see, “Sorry, sorry. This is all probably really awkward for you I mean I know you’re not great with emotions and I’m basically pouring my heart out to you right now and I-“

“Lance,” Keith cut him off ending his rambling, “It’s okay to miss your family. I mean, I don’t have much family to miss but I can understand how you feel. I mean Shiro disappeared and I was alone and… Lance you say you’re ripping apart but even if you are, you’re still a masterpiece to me. I’ll help put you back together if I need to.”

Lance looked at Keith a bit shocked before his features softened and gave Keith a look that made him either want to melt into the floor or freeze this moment forever.

“Maybe you can help me add color to my life again.” Lance said softly as he laid his head on Keith’s shoulder.

“Yeah,” Keith said with a soft smile on his face, “I’ll help you with anything.”

—————

This was requested by @quidditch-captain if you have any requests send them in please! This is loosely (highly(?)) based on Colors by Halsey. I hope you enjoyed, let me know what you think! :)

Billy working at a country club in the bigger town nearby where he turns it on to everybody like he did with Karen making bank on tips WHILE Steve’s dad just happens to be like “Son, time for you to start making some business connections at the club…”

YOU GUYZ.

eventually it’d be like “fuck you, harrington, you sent that arnold palmer back three times like an asshole.”

steve: (rips off shirt) “yeah, because i know you’d take it out on me, now take it out on me, william.”

SO MUCH.

EVERYONE HITTING ON SMARMY CHARMY BILLY MAKING STEVE JEALOUS. STEVE’S DAD MAKING HIM PLAY TENNIS WTH SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER MAKING BILLY JEALOUS.

STEVE WEARING A SWEATER KNOTTED OVER HIS SHOULDERS.

TENNIS WHITES.

YOU GUYZ.

anonymous asked:

trashmoutheds??

i just went… and binge-read… so much of their writing. so much. i even took a break from watching s*p7 to read (which is wild bc i was WAITING for a new ep for like forever lol.) anyway yeah their writing is really nice and it turns out that eddie calling richie ‘pretty boy’ and ‘baby’ is my weakness sO

send me a tumblr user’s url and i’ll tell you what i think of them

hello tumbler.edu, it turns out i am a lesbian after all and just liked the attention guys gave me because girls don’t find me attractive  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ in all honesty, I was trying to make myself like boys and thought I could choose to/make myself like them over time but then I realised how harmful that way of thinking is and also it wouldn’t be fair on any potential male/male aligned partner to be dating a woman who only sees him as a best friend. so yeah. i need to just accept i’m gay and move on but sadly it’s hard and i really feel like i’ve been dealt a lousy hand because being a lesbian is so lonely lol.

I am seeing so much hate for Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2 and I’m honestly…so very confused. Like yeah I get that it isn’t perfect and that some things can be improved on. But the fact that the show is all over the place isn’t one of them. Because, and hear me out…life itself is all over the place.

The thing about a lot of fiction is that it likes to pretend that life is like a straight line at worst with a few twists and turns every once in a while. But life is full of twists and turns, asides, moments of stagnance, one step forward two steps back, and I think season 2 is reflecting that really well. Even if you have a really big goal to reach, whether you succeed or not, in real life, your journey to the end isn’t gonna be linear either, so I’m not sure why you think theirs has to be.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying you can’t criticize a work and still enjoy it, but like… don’t let your criticisms get in the way of you enjoying it, because that’s what I’ve been seeing, and it’s a problem.

Lesson Planning takes so damn long *weeps* and if that wasn’t bad enough, I just found out the report I have to write, the one I thought was in for January? Yeah, turns out it’s due in December instead.

(Does anyone have an example of a report, or know where I can find an example? I’ve never written one before and have no idea what I’m doing)

anonymous asked:

how would kirishima kaminari and tetsutetsu react if they found their usually cheerful but also introverted crush defending a kid from bullies with some cool martial arts moves? turns out the crush had learned some for a short span of years. thanks !

Kirishima would be totally stoked. Like, you’re usually so chill?? but now?? super strong?? Hell yeah, his taste in romantic partners is the best. He asks to spar with you more often and wants to see what all you can do when pushed. Generally astonished and extremely in love

Kaminari would be breathless. He’d have started making his way over to intervene when you started kicking ass and he felt his heart jump to his throat. He was both nervous for you and also crushing really hard bc he likes… the Strongs

Tetsutetsu would still just jump right in and start yelling at the bullies, and then immediately start asking you questions. Where did you learn to do that? How long did you practice that? Can you do it again? He’s way into it, man, and like Kirishima, will try to practice with you more

anonymous asked:

Lol girl I had friends with benefits with this guy we were best friends at first then things escalated..Anyways literally after 3 months of having sex I found out he was a republican and he voted for trump I was like “wow why didn’t you tell me this” anyways i cut him out of my life (he was also very toxic out friendship was just falling downhill) I had to move a month later so yeah

honestly you can never tell with some people. i know people who i never thought in a million years would be republican / democrat / whatever their personality portrays, and then they turn out to be the opposite. with this guy specifically he just had certain cues. like i’m not saying that everyone who wears cowboy boots is a republican but like i think there’s a high correlation lmao. i mean i used to wear cowboy boots so like i know that it’s not wide sweeping, but just as a generalization you know lol… plus he also likes the nra page on facebook which literally is the bane of my existence. he’s a nice guy in general tho, and we both know that it’s really just sex between us, so we never get too deep into politics anyways bc it’s not like we’re trying to date each other 

I talked to the McElroys for 15 goddamn minutes and Griffin told my parrot to go fuck itself

Buckle up kiddos, this is a story for the ages

Last night, I went to the Chicago live show, and in short it was one of the best nights of my life. I laughed so hard I choked on my Fancy Theater Sprite™. Cosplayers frolicked amongst people in Shrimp Heaven T Shirts amongst people in their Sunday best.

Towards the end of the show, the boys traditionally asked for questions from the crowd, and immediately over 1000 hands shot up. I was up in the balcony, but I raised my hand anyways for kicks. No waving, no movement. My hand was a beakon, a goddamn lighthouse in the middle of a swarming see of desperate fans. Travis and I locked eyes. I felt my stomach drop.

“The person in the…purple hoodie?”

“You mean this?” I said as I stood and my crimson cosplay robe fell around my shoulders.

“Yeah!! Come on down!”

In a blur I made my way to the aisle as quickly as possible, people clapping me on the back and whispering “don’t mess up” all the while. My hands were shaking so bad that I couldn’t hold on to the railing as I climbed down three flights of stairs and walked down the aisle to the microphone.

And immediately caused someone to face plant into said microphone out of our combined clumsiness and panic (she was ok but boy shitting howdy do I feel bad). I waited for my turn slowly being consumed by blind terror. Everything I said was going to be forever embedded into podcast history for all of eternity. I Could Not Mess Up.

As they called me forward I mustered up every drop of comedic timing within me, every tactic of improv I could remember. I stepped up to the microphone. “So a little over a year ago, we bought a parrot, and it was, like, a cool pet…”

“yeah, AS OPPOSED TO THOSE SHITTY DOGS, RIGHT?” Griffin interjected. The crowd roared for what felt like years, until it was finally quiet enough for me to continue. Dead silence.

“Boys, now I have 7 parrots. Please help.”

In all my years, I will never forget the look on Griffin Andrew McElroy’s face as the realization hit him. It was like he was hit by a motherfucking monster truck, and the monster truck was being driven by my seven birds of the apocalypse.

For the next 15 minutes I talked to three of the coolest people alive as all four of us ragged on my 7 horrible, horrible birds. Highlights include:

“WHAT MADE YOU THINK, AFTER SIX GODDAMN BIRDS, THAT YOU NEEDED A SEVENTH?”

“YOU HAVE A FUCKING BIRD NAMED PIKACHU?”

“BIRD NUMBER 4 WAS LONELY?”

FUCK SADIE

It was the best night of my entire life and I physically cannot wait until the episode comes out.

Supercorp AU: Hades and Persephone (full resolution)
 
She is striking, and so unexpected and otherworldly, with the most beautiful face Kara has ever seen. It looks like a combination of the brightest sun and palest moon, eclipsed with the features of all the world’s spirits swirled into one. Kara’s eyes immediately fall to the ground, as she is unable to look at her directly. Not at first. Through hooded lashes, she glances up slowly, taking in the sharp angular slope of Hades’ cheeks, and the perfectly chiseled form of her jaw. Her porcelain skin seems to glow in the darkness, illuminated from within, and the entire sight brings tears to Kara’s eyes.

The Power of Deliverance by @stennnn06

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The Tragic Love Song of Destiny 

the talk we need to have about idols coming of age

you’ve heard it all, but this is just something imo hardly anyone really says? 

theres this grey area between childhood and adulthood where we have to grow and adapt. a birthday is just a day; it doesn’t necessarily mean our brains are matured yet. its not magic, so we need a little time.

high schoolers mentalities are still kind of raw and vulnerable when we graduate; and yes, everyone has different experiences, but this is real trust me lol and yes, of course we want you guys to see us as adults!! not baby us! but when it comes to certain comments its like “that’s.. . uncomfortable chill out maybe lol ??

so when you sexualize some of us before we’ve even gotten the chance to prove ourselves as adults, its kind of.. . awkward and sometimes even creepy .. .

like i hate having to put this in words, but no matter what someones gonna cry “STOP INFANTALIZING” or “STFU NJSNSK NO ONE FUCKIN SAYS THAT WHATTA REACH” but thats why i’m sharing this to the best of my abilities! like ofc they aren’t innocent but that’s not your cue to just overwhelm someone with your comments. idols are human too, so chill with the “they signed up for this” comments, we dont know if sexy comments are even wanted right off the hour they come of age. 

until they’ve proven themselves as adults or have expressed so, please consider keeping your lustful comments to yourselves for a bit, be cool about this. dont be selfish and creepy.. .

Don’t Freak

Originally posted by kings-of-my-heart

Steve Harrington x Reader

Requests are OPEN

PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V

PART I


“You’re really trying to tell me that Low is David Bowie’s best album to date?” Jonathan nodded, opening the brown paper bag that held his lunch.

“That’s exactly what I’m telling you,” Y/N’s eyes widened, then shoved her lunch tray to the side. She leaned on her elbows, her hands in front of her.

“I could name five other Bowie albums, easily, that blow Low out of the water,” Jonathan took a bite of his sandwich, then motioned to Y/N.

“Go on then,”

Station to Station,” Y/N’s right index finger began to point to the fingers on her left hand to count. “Aladdin Sane, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars -obviously-, Diamond Dogs, and my number one favorite Bowie album of all time,” Jonathan mimed exactly what Y/N was saying with her, “Hunky Dory.” Y/N took a deep breath as she finished, then shoved a french fry in her mouth. “It’s like I don’t even know you sometimes,” She shook her head and shrugged her shoulders jokingly, “But, I mean, Low is still a great album,” That made Jonathan chuckle. A body suddenly appeared on the bench next to Y/N, scaring the life out of her. She had one hand on her mouth and the other over her heart to stop herself from screaming. Y/N turned her head and saw Steve Harrington with a dumb grin on his face.

“Tonight?” He looked at Y/N expectantly.

“What?” Her pupils were still wide from the shock, and the word sounded pretty dumb coming from her.

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steve falling for you [headcanon]

Originally posted by jyncassian


Pairing: Steve Harrington x Henderson!Reader

Summary: Steve finally meets you after dropping off Dustin after the Snow Ball.


  • Dustin talked about you
  • a lot
  • you were his role model to be honest.
  • Steve never believed anything Dustin says
  • you’ll like her dude! she’s amazing!”
  • how come I’ve never even seen this ‘so-called’ sister, dickwad?
  • I dunno.”
  • you know everything there is to know about the events involving Upside-Down.
  • (you were the kids’ home base)
  • So you’re a bit shaken up due to the events that have just happened (#season2)
  • (you were Hopper’s second-in-command this time)
  • but you feel okay letting Dustin go out because you know how Steve was involved and you know that he’ll protect that dipshit
  • anyways
  • you open the door, mouth full of mashed potatoes
  • in one hand is a fork
  • in the other, a bowl of KFC mashed potatoes d o u s e d in gravy.
  • Steve has a hand on Dustin’s shoulder
  • and that dork is hardcore staring at you
  • (like jaw dropped, wide-eyed staring)
  • and he leans down and whispers in Dustin’s ear: “damn”
  • Dustin’s all like: “dude, chill. that’s my sister.”
  • he then proceeds to thank Steve for all the help and the ride before walking inside
  • you ruffle his hair and smile
  • and Steve swears his heart does some weird jumpy thing.
  • you then turn back to the door, arching an eyebrow
  • “…yes?”
  • Steve stutters.
  • homeboy actually stutters.
  • u-u-uh I see you have KFC! I uh- I love KFC. best chicken ever right?”
  • you stare at him for a while, before…
  • yeah, I guess. I don’t know, I’m a vegetarian.”
  • and you promptly shut the door in his face.
  • Steve stands there for a few minutes
  • (more like ten)
  • he just can’t understand why he’s so awestruck by you
  • the next day at school, he notices you
  • and of course, you’re friends with Jonathan Byers
  • Steve quietly curses him out before approaching him
  • hey Byers!”
  • Uh, what’s up…steve?”
  • meanwhile, Steve is just staring at you
  • jonathan notices, obviously
  • Nancy notices too
  • and they hatch a plan
  • they start to subtly bring up Steve a lot
  • so does Dustin
  • Jonathan and Nancy have roped him in to their plan
  • (he’s all for it, I mean, his sister and his mentor??? yes!)
  • you ignore them at first
  • but then you begin to notice how soft Steve’s hair looks
  • and how his eyes really do seem to sparkle in the dull, unflattering cafeteria lights.
  • and have his lips always looked that soft???
  • you start to realize that you may have a tiny, miniscule crush on Steve Harrington.
  • so you do the only logical thing
  • you act completely indifferent towards him
  • there’s no way you’re going to change the way you act towards him
  • if he likes you, its gonna be for you.
  • soon enough, Mike, Lucas, and Will also join in
  • they always want the two of you to babysit during their campaigns
  • (mostly because you’ll join in)
  • and Steve will just watch bc
  • aw you’re such a dork and he can’t believe that he likes you this much
  • eventually the night winds down to a juvenile game of truth or dare
  • (you’re dared to mess up Steve’s hair)
  • so he has to lean in towards you in order for you to be able to reach
  • and the kids are in awe
  • like, he’s willingly letting you mess with his hair.
  • you and Steve are pretty close together
  • and you kind of stop running your hands through his hair
  • you both subconsciously start leaning in closer
  • Steve’s eyes are drawn to your lips
  • it about to happen
  • until
  • just kiss already, god!”
  • you spring apart
  • shut up dipshit!”
  • cue the kids all slapping Dustin for ruining the moment
  • it starts getting pretty late
  • so you and Dustin gots to go
  • the kids (except Mike) are getting their bikes
  • Steve comes up to you at the doorway and grabs your wrist gently
  • hey (Y/N)?”
  • “yeah?”
  • I just…I uh- well you see…I just wanted to-”
  • you’re kind of just standing there, waiting for him to get to the point.
  • well uh- its better if I just show you.”
  • so Steve pulls you in and captures your lips with his, kissing you slowly
  • (you waste no time in kissing back)
  • you pull away at the same time bc y’know…
  • air
  • y’all need air.
  • and you guys are just smiling at each other so dorkily
  • (awwwww)
  • Steve leans down for another kiss
  • you break apart because the kids start cheering too loudly
  • “finally!”
  • thank god you finally grew some balls!”
  • “at least we won’t have to hear him talk about her all the time anymore.”
  • hey Harrington! stop sucking face with my sister!”

Tags: @delicrieux, @broken-pieces.


Y’all help me out pls. What should I post next: a Bill Denbrough story, a Beverly Marsh one, a Jonathan Byers one, or a Mike Wheeler fic???

CLYDE: So, as you may know, I kinda didn’t post much about the sleep over last night.

CLYDE: It got kinda crazy. But then not as crazy and we got like pizza and stuff and it was awesome.

CLYDE: But, the part that was crazy was all really, really crazy.

CLYDE: So basically, everybody agreed to prank Craig cause it was a fucking hilarious idea and everybody knew it. So Jimmy, Timmy, and I urged him downstairs while Tweek and Token were gonna help scare him downstairs.

CLYDE: When we all got down there, we all had spooky ghost costumes on and he at least blinked a little bit so I call that an accomplishment.

CLYDE: But then????? Like??? Tweek wasn’t there for some reason????????

CLYDE: And everybody was confused?????????????? Especially me??????????????????????????????????????????????????

CLYDE: And so we went looking for him and…

CLYDE: Craig, I guess, found him. But…

CRAIG: Oh Tweek, are you in this closet that nobody has bothered to look in yet?

CRAIG: If you are, don’t say anything and I’ll open it up and find you, hiding inside.

CRAIG: OH MY, WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT. TWEEK’S RIGHT IN HERE, IN THIS CLOSET. TWEEK, WHAT WERE YOU DOING IN–

CRAIG: whoa–

CLYDE: :O

TOKEN: :O

CLYDE:

CLYDE: Should.

CLYDE: Should we open it–

CRAIG: Ah! Oh no!

CRAIG: I’ve been brutally murdered by my beloved boyfriend, Tweek.

CRAIG: Why, Tweek?

CRAIG: What have I done to deserve this?

CRAIG: I’m dead now, covered in blood.

CRAIG: blehgfhfgfh

CLYDE: Wh

CLYDE: What the.

TOKEN: Is he… actually dead?

CLYDE: I don’t know…

CLYDE: He’s got his tongue out and his eyes closed, he’s gotta be!

TOKEN: Oh my god– Tweek?!

TWEEK: Oh– oH GOd oh GOD OH GOD–

TWEEK: WHAT DID I DO?!

TOKEN: How is there so much blood!

TWEEK: CRAIG, I’M SO SORRY, I DON’T KNOW WHAT CAME OVER ME!

TWEEK: OH J-JESUS CHRIST…

CLYDE: DUDE YOU’RE GONNA GO TO HECKIN JAIL YOU DON’T JUST KILL YOUR OWN BOYFRI hey wait is that ketchup?

TOKEN: …It does kinda smell like tomatoes in here, dude.

CLYDE: Yeah I thought blood smelled more like… like pennies or something?

TOKEN: Yeah, ‘cause blood has iron.

CLYDE: Bro you’re so smart.

CRAIG: You know, I’m supposed to be dead here. I’d hate to see you guys at my funeral if this is how you’d act.

CLYDE: Tch… TCH…

CLYDE: Turns out they just pulled a prank on US.

CLYDE: Tweek knew that WE were gonna pull a prank on CRAIG, but him and Craig already planned to prank all of us!

CLYDE: It didn’t even work on Jimmy and Timmy because they couldn’t get up the stairs!

CLYDE: And before any of you ask, I was so totally not scared by it.

CLYDE: I basically unshat myself. There was shit ALREADY in my pants, and it went up into my ass because I was just that not scared.

CLYDE:

CLYDE: Anyways, none of us saw that coming, so I guess that was funny.

Driving Miss Daisy

Star Wars’s Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver dish on the epic franchise and beyond in V Magazine.

“I had no sense of what I was getting into. No sense of what was really going to happen,” confesses Daisy Ridley of her first-ever role as Rey in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Currently, Ridley is on location in a remote forest a few hours outside of Montreal for Chaos Walking, a 2019 sci-fi release costarring Tom Holland. But it’s this December’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the follow-up to The Force Awakens, that is shining a blinding light-saber-tinged spotlight on Ridley. The Force Awakens was the first movie since 1997’s Titanic to sell more than 100 million tickets in the U.S. 

It isn’t typical for a young actress’s breakthrough film to have the biggest domestic opening weekend in history, raking in $238 million, but Ridley isn’t all that typical herself. As the face of the nearly $10 billion franchise, Ridley has ushered in a new era of Star Wars. Following Carrie Fisher’s untimely passing last year, Ridley’s character, a fiercely independent heroine, serves as a particularly strong female voice in a galaxy far, far away. However, a far- flung galaxy isn’t Ridley’s only on-screen locale this season. 

In November, Ridley appears opposite Johnny Depp and an all-star cast in Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express. The suspenseful tale follows 13 passengers, played by the likes of Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, and Willem Dafoe, stranded on an opulent passenger train with a murderer on the loose. Aside from blockbuster films, Ridley also produced and narrated the documentary The Eagle Huntress, which follows a teenage girl in the mountains of Mongolia as she becomes the first female eagle huntress in the sport’s 2,000-year history. 

Ahead of The Last Jedi’s release, Ridley catches up with her Star Wars costar (and “bestie”), Adam Driver. 


Daisy Ridley Hey Adam, it’s been so long.

Adam Driver Hey Daisy, how are you? When is the last time that I saw you?

DR Well, I don’t know because you don’t come to all the fun things that I go to. [laughs] Last July? It’s been like a year!

AD Oh, yeah, I guess. I’m much taller now.

DR How has your life changed? [laughs]

AD Oh, just in little ways. So, where are you now?

DR I’m in Canada, two hours outside of Montreal in these creepy woods. We feel like we’re going to be killed at any moment in this cabin. We’re shooting a film, Chaos Walking, with Doug Liman, Tom Holland, and Demián Bichir. It’s fucking cool.

AD Did you guys have time to meet each other before? Or did you just kind of jump right in?

DR I had met Tom Holland twice very briefly—for, like, 30 seconds—and I had met Doug Liman once and we spoke a bit, but it was very much feet first, it was super quick.

AD So, is it hard for you to meet people and just kind of go? Or do you prefer it?

DR [laughs] I mean, as we discovered, Adam, we became besties last year, but we had met some years before. It really takes me a while to relax with people. I don’t think I’m very good at meeting people: I feel awfully uncomfortable. So, I find meeting people very stressful. But it gets easier, and I think I’m getting better at being okay with that, you know?

AD Yeah, you always seemed very open, but I feel the same as you. When I meet people, I don’t know how to small talk very well, so it’s always like two back-and-forths of like, “Hey, how are you? How’s the weather?” And then five seconds later, I’m like, “So, what’s your relationship like with your mother?” It always goes really deep really quickly.

DR [laughs] I think you’re really good at it.

AD Oh, thank you. So, this is about Star Wars: If Rey was a color…I’m kidding.

DR No, oh my God. [laughs]

AD What were your initial conversations with J.J. [Abrams] about your character? Did you know the character’s name was Rey?

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