I am a transgender man (see photo of my mug for context).
I love all trans people and I love non binary people. But lately some of my trans spaces (both on the web and irl) that are mainly non binary have started to feel a little hostile.
I want to make something perfectly clear before I continue - I love and respect non binary people, I think their genders are valid and I am in no way suggesting they are any less important that myself or any other binary trans person. I also need you to understand that this isn’t meant to be a post calling out non binary people at all, it is just me talking about my personal experiences in the hope that it can get people to be a little more considerate sometimes?
In university spaces, it seems that there is a growing population of non binary people that tends to dominate trans groups. Which is good in lots of ways, especially since it shows how this generation has become much more relaxed and aware that gender is a construct and fluidity is key. However, amongst people I know there is a lot of ‘ew gross men’, or 'ew gross trans men that are masculine’, while at the same time being predominantly DFAB populations.
Now trust me, I very much understand the dislike a lot of dfab trans people have of men. A lot of us are survivors and I think that does play a big part in how we feel about the gender overall. Not to mention it is not uncommon for men to be, for lack of a better word- wankers. However, I don’t think people consider trans men when we are talking about this.
Making a comment like 'ew men are so fucking gross’ to a room of trans people means that to a trans man you are saying one of two things - 1) you are gross, or 2) you aren’t gross because you’re not a Real Man, and you are excluded from this statement because you are and always will be, partly a woman. Even now I feel uncomfortable 'complaining’ about this. I have to remind myself that just as suggesting that a trans woman is somehow different to other women would be considered incredibly offensive, so is it for trans men.
I didn’t realise how much this stuff affected me until it did. Constantly being around people that talk about, how body hair on men is gross, masculinity is by default toxic, making jokes about my masculinity being toxic when I excitedly tell people that I’ve started going to the gym and its making me feel better about my body. No, it’s not funny. It’s MY dysphoria I’m trying to ease. I as a trans person want to feel supported and loved when I do things that have a chance of making me feel good about my body.
It hit me like a brick wall when I realised how much it had affected me. I was with my partner, and was trying to have sex, but I just broke down. I felt so incredibly disgusted with my body and myself. So much hair, so masculine. The noises I made, gross. The way I touched him, creepy. I couldn’t get out of my head the idea that later in life he would talk to people about how gross and unshaven I was, just like I had heard friends describe ex boyfriends so many times before.
I felt cheated because these were the changes I WANTED my body to make. But now they felt ruined. Spoiled.
It was after that realisation that I decided I had to get out. I stopped going to some of student socials and instead started attending a group for older trans people. It was so refreshing to meet other trans men for once (just because I rarely meet them at uni, and it was nice to talk to someone similar.) It was awesome to be around people who weren’t shitty about trans people being stealth (as I remember I once was.)
There are some important things to take away from all of this:
1) Telling trans boys and men that they are disgusting for wanting to be like men will only destroy self esteem and feed into the toxic environment that a lot of cis boys grow up in.
2) Non binary people are extremely valid and awesome, but also must accept they have a responsibility to cultivate a supportive and friendly atmosphere in spaces where they are dominant (I put this in here for university spaces especially)
3) Laughing at a trans man/woman for being excessively masc/fem presenting if you are a dfab nb person who mainly presents as fem or androgynous is facetious and not respecting that they may have to present that way to stay safe, (especially in the case of trans women that may be more 'obviously trans’) and that despite suffering prejudice in many ways, the one thing you are not realistically facing is street violence and such because you inevitably are not going to be clocked as trans. (which yes, does NOT make your transness invalid but we have to respect the different struggles people in our community face.)
4) Someone being stealth does not mean they are adhering to 'toxic gender roles’. It means they are either 1) trying to be safe or 2) surprise surprise they want to live their life as the gender they identify with. Trans people are not less legitimately trans because you think they are 'acting cis’.
5) Being a binary trans person does not give you privilege over nb people. Like seriously, trans women are literally the most likely to be murdered. Don’t be a dick. Erasure is a problem yes but it’s not the same. I read names out at the TDOR vigil and pretty much all of them were trans women of colour. Respect that. Help the community. This isn’t about scoring points over who has it the shittiest.
6) The idea that the only good kinda of trans men are 'soft sensitive kinda trans masc guys that don’t have surgeries and shave all their body hair’ is shitty and offensive (tho that kind of trans man is totally valid, that not what i mean). Its shitty because one you’re sexualising them either as more childlike or more feminine (both is rude, former is creepy), but its perpetuating the idea that trans men aren’t really men and the best ones are the ones that YOU think still kinda look suitably enough like women.
Summary: Bucky AU. After a major deal falls through, your father’s business almost falls apart. In a desperate attempt to save his livelihood, he seeks the help of his oldest friend, George Barnes, who happens to be the CEO of one of the most influential businesses in New York. He agrees, but on one condition. You have to marry his son.
Word Count: 2,201
The two of you had fallen into silence, both seemingly lost in thought. The appetizers were delicious, but you couldn’t do more than pick at them. You were too distracted by your thoughts to focus on eating.
So much had happened in so little time. Sure, it seemed like you had your best friend back, but who knew how long that would last. He seemed sincere earlier, but there was no way to guarantee that the two of you wouldn’t get into another stupid argument and find yourselves right back where you started.
Summary: AU. Reader is given the task of running a
popular love advice internet show when her coworker is fired. Her
cynical attitude toward love makes her offer some harsh advice, and more
than a few hearts are caught in the aftermath. Will hers be one of them?
Pairing: Bucky Barnes x reader
Word Count: 3,844
language, fluff, angst, sarcasm, hot firemen, draaaamaaaa, did i mention angst? this is getting ridiculous.
Cliffhangers are mostly unintentional. I got so many ACK HOW COULD YOU DO THAT TO ME messages that I wanted to post the next part. Warning: it’s mostly just to move the plot along.
12x12 Episode Review - Still Screeching...this time about the colour “Peach”.
I gave my 12x10 episode review the title “Pterodactyl
Screeching into the Void” because I was so
happy about it I couldn’t help but scream with glee at practically every
moment. I also said this: “I feel like
there is so much to talk about in this episode that fandom will be chewing on
it for months if not years to come.” I still believe this, I just didn’t
expect that two episodes later I would be reliving this exact same thoughts and
feelings. I considered 12x10 to be a one off, a glorious gift to fandom wrapped
in a big destielicious bow. Clearly, we celebrate our fandom birthday only two
weeks before fandom Christmas because we just got ANOTHER gift wrapped in an
even BIGGER destielicious bow and I can hardly contain my glee. (baring in mind fandom Christmas falls on the tenth anniversary of tumblr and close to valentines day I can’t help but feel this was planned - PRESENTS ALL AROUND)
But anyway. Lets talk meta. Once again I am very late to the
party as I doubt I will be posting this any earlier than Saturday evening when
you have probably all been talking this to death for the past two days. But eh,
I’m gonna do my thing and hope you all agree, or aren’t bored by now if
everything I talk about is stuff already gone over by my fellow very talented
Starting with the obvious, Director Dick Speight Jr and
Writer Davy Perez made this episode an homage to Tarantino movies. Specifically
Reservoir Dogs which has so many ties
to this episode both visually and subtextually that it is kind of difficult to
keep track of my thoughts on it. I have to confess, I hadn’t ever watched
Reservoir Dogs all the way through prior to watching the episode because it
never really interested me. However, after watching the episode for the first
time Friday lunch time I decided that it was in my best interests as a meta
writer to give it a go. I watched it and tried to take in everything Tarantino
was saying and doing with this movie…
Being a meta writing, destiel shipper
with heteronormative goggles permanently removed since watching this show guess
what the first thing I picked up on was? That’s right Mr White and Mr Orange…
what WAS going on there anyway? Because these guys didn’t know each other very
long but they became VERY close by the time of the heist. Poor Freddie and
Larry. Such doomed tragic lovers… do we have a ship name for them yet? Frarry?
Leddie? Or maybe just “peach” (hence my title)
I believe that when Perez was writing this episode he had a
SPN character in mind for each character in RD (mostly anyway). Cas is
obviously Mr Orange (the bleeding out from the stomach thing gives it away as
does Davy’s tweet here. Here is who I think the rest of the characters are supposed to be:
Dean – Mr White (duh)
Mary – Mr Pink
Wally – Mr Brown
Sam – Nice Guy Eddie maybe? I struggled here
Crowley – I wanna say Joe. (though I also kinda think Ketch
would be Joe here… its not too obvious)
Remiel – Mr Blonde (“yellow” hair)
Explanations and various meta under the cut. This gets long:
The more I think about it, the more I think the main thing that ‘went wrong’ with Andromeda is that it plays everything so safe. I still like the game, but that is the one overarching issue that stopped me from enjoying it as much as I wanted to.
This is a new galaxy; they could have done anything, but it all feels so utterly familiar.
The story starts at the wrong point in the time line
The biggest mistake they made, story wise, was making us come into the galaxy at the point that we did. I will never for the life of me understand why they took a game that was going to be about exploration and how ‘we’re the aliens now’ and not let us be the first humans to arrive in Andromeda.
Just start the game at that point. Before the uprising, before the
outposts, before the Nexus is half-built. Have us truly be the first humans the Angara meet. Have us struggle to understand each other, and slowly win
their trust, only to lose it when the Uprising happens and they see a darker side to humans.
How devastating would it be to have worked to gain their trust, gain
Jaal’s trust, and then see it all get swept away by events out of our
This way we also get more chances to bond to Alec, as he’ll be around for longer
than 2 minutes. Think about establishing those first outposts on Eos with Alec, only to see them fail disastrously with us, the pathfinder team, carrying that guilt with them.
This also means we’ll see the Nexus fail, see Garson murdered (not entirely clear on the timeline for that tbh). And eventually we will have to see characters
we know turn against us during the Uprising itself!
And if they have to get rid of the dad, he could die during the Uprising (adding a personal touch to having to deal with the Exiles), or hell, maybe he joins them.
As it is now, it just feels like we missed a large part of interesting narrative in Andromeda. We’re made pathfinder in 2 seconds and succeed from the word go. There are obstacles to getting the outposts up and running, but no real struggle. Another consequence of setting the story 18 months (I think it’s 18) from when the first people arrived is that it robs us of being the first.
(I’m also not entirely clear on why the Nexus had to be there first, because it can’t function without Outposts, they need a pathfinder to find outposts, but the arc’s had the pathfinders and they were meant to arrive later on? Also, no one on the Hyperion says they arrived too late, but on the Nexus they say they thought everyone was dead, which seems to indicate they were waiting for longer than they thought they had to? I might be missing something here.)
Planets are not inviting to explore
As it stands, it just adds more familiarity into a game that already suffers from taking too few risks.
Everything from the planets to the wild life to who we encounter feels so safe. Storybeats are repeated from the original trilogy, enemies as well. On four of the planets we already see a lot of milky way equipment/ milky way species. And even Kandara Port (though I like the design), which was built by the Angara feels like it wouldn’t be out of place in me2.
All the planets are a bit of a let down when it comes to how not-alien they feel, excepting Havarl and arguably habitat 7, they don’t feel that alien.
And the frustrating thing is, this isn’t filmed on location, they’re not
constrained by planet Earth; they could have gone all out.
Besides not feeling alien the planets also feel so… dead. I know there is a bit of an in game reason for this, but 1. they created the reason 2. I don’t think that’s the reason.
Every planet gets one or two pieces of plant life, looking only slightly alien from what we see on earth. The rest is desert, snow desert, almost barren ground. Throw in a lot of rocks. And 4 different animals, all just reskins of that same set from other planets. (Even those acidic lakes are things we can find right here.) And why do we still not have a weather or day/ night cycle? It’s one
thing if you just work with smaller hubs, but bragging about your huge
maps and then have them be utterly static seems a bit weird.
We also only get one alien city. One, and it’s tiny. At least it feels more like a city than Val Royeaux, but not by much. I do like Aya’s design though. We do see some smaller camps? settlements? of the Angara, but if they were such a presence in the cluster until 80 years back when the Kett arrived, where are the ruins to their civilization? The abandoned cities of the Angara?
The Jardaan certainly piqued my interest, but what do we really see of
them? The vaults, that one giant starship, not-Meridian, and Meridian itself, which is one of the few places that was inviting to explore so of course we couldn’t. Did they just not leave any other marks on the planets except those things and the ‘points of interest’ (that are not interesting)?
All we really have to interrupt these huge boring maps, clearly designed to only rush through with your Nomad, is some random fights (the same two variations I think) and ‘points of interest’, except there’s never anything of interest except some remnant to kill and a container? After a while I just gave up checking them out tbh, so please point out any great ones you found.
There are of course a lot of sidequests thrown in, some of them I found pretty fun and a huge improvement on da:i, but they don’t invite you to explore. The planet itself isn’t worth exploring so when doing a sidequest you just rush to the point you have to get. In other games, games that do this concept well, you set your quest and then while going there get distracted by things you find out in the world. Here that happened maybe a few times, and usually it was because I came across a point for another quest and someone hailed me. It was never because I saw something that piqued my interest and I went over there and it had something fun to do.
A lack of new species, and disappointing returning aliens
They never showed a lot of the milky way species and the ones we did see lacked diversity. The just picked one head morph - or two in the case of Turians where the females have different facial structure - and slapped on some paint. I expect more not less from a newer game. The Asari were the most jarring - to the point I avoided Kerri because she has Lexi’s face and it’s just ridiculous. But the Salarians have just as little diversity. Google salarians in mass effect and you’ll see they did so much more with them in the original trilogy. And I have to say, there were too many Turians with white faces, a few of them important characters as well, I still mix up Kandros and Avitus.
And what do we get in exchange for all the species we don’t see return and the diversity that’s gone? One new species. One. I love the Angara, but I can’t help but be disappointed that we travel
to a new galaxy only to discover one new race. Unless we count throw
away enemy the collectors .2 the Kett. But really, they only brought back 4 of the original trilogy’s races and still didn’t have enough resources to add some diversity to Andromeda? Really? We just get the Angara…
I would just have scrapped the giant maps, and gone for smaller but denser packed ones, like Havarl and Habitat 7. Add much more plant life and animal life and real diversity in those two, to all the planets. And make them more alien.
Have no more than one desert planet, I vote Elaaden as it was the best desert, and stick more sunken ruins in it that have actual things to discover about the Jardaan. And make that the only planet so huge that you absolutely have to use the Nomad.
Make Kadara much smaller, with much more lakes so it looks more like a deadly lake planet.
If we have to have a snow planet, make it more original than a white reskin of a desert planet. Maybe we have to drive in giant ice caves, maybe we don’t even get to walk on the surface, maybe the Angara have buried themselves underground in ruins of a old Jardaan city.
And this is just sticking to the planets in game, but they should just have scrapped all of them except Havarl and gone much more alien than they have.
I still like the game, I just think there was a lot of potential there
they never bothered to explore.
All in all it just feels like they played it safe. Maybe that’s a reaction to the backlash after me3′s endings, but I think it’s where they failed the game the most, and for me it leaves the game in ‘if only’ limbo.
I was posed the question this morning.. and while its come in different forms before, the way it was presented here struck a chord in me. So I figured it was time to take the chance to explain myself… because ultimately I am sure its something that peaks the interest of many who follow me.
I remember every single detail about that night.
The way he stared at me made me uneasy at first, but after I realized it was an inquisitive spirit and not one that wanted to take advantage of me, I was put at ease. Being a college freshman from a small poor town having never met anyone outside of your bubble can be intimidating you know…
So when he said: “Come with me, I have something to show you”.. I didnt think twice, because I had this burning suspicion that my life was about to change in an epic way.. and it did.
It was most likely the space of 45 minute to an hour but it felt like a rebirth and a new beginning of timeline. As though in some form or fashion I broke away from the timeline I was living in and entered into an alternate existence. I felt alive and aware like I never had before… I had become awakened.
At that age and the first time away from home you can become influenced by man things. Especially when you basically grew up with nothing… its often sometimes hard to tell whats right and wrong. But there was something most definitely right in the almost daily sessions. The lectures… the teaching.. the observations….. the encouragement. It all came together like a familiar puzzle that you have put together a hundred times, but yet each time still seems fresh and new in some strange way.
It was made clear to me above all else that the information I was being given was sacred. That it was to be used for ultimate benefit to others, and never to be abused. It was told and retold… emphasized and drilled.. I realized that I was being given the opportunity of a lifetime.
All those hours at the mall watching people… all those nights sitting in the corner taking mental notes as he worked over his subs in scene time.. all those extra hours in psychology and criminology classes for no reason but to learn everything I could about myself and why I was this way. All the munches and presentations and books…. all the time spent with rope in my hands… with another persons trust in my hands… with the power to make or break.. in my hands.
“No matter what you do, always do it with an ultimate purpose. When she asks “Why?”, always have an answer… when she submits, always be grateful”
Even now I begin to tear up recalling those words being spoken into my right ear and the gentle touch on my shoulder. He was always so gentle with my ignorance… he was always very deliberate with his teachings.
RESPONSIBILITY & RESTRAINT
Its one thing to dream, its another to dare, and its something completely else to dominate. Much like a prize fighter trains for his title fights, I trained for the moment when the reigns were handed to me and I given the humbling opportunity to be in control.
That first time I snapped my fingers and she shuffled into position was breathtaking. I paused, lost concentration… and felt that tap on my shoulder.
“Remember… this is a great gift thats been given to you. Treat it that way”
Focus was found again, and as she stared into my eyes my soul devoured everything within her, consumed it and knew exactly what she wanted. All those hours spun into seconds and my awareness burned like a phoenix rising from the dark depths of the ruins of my former life.
I was a Dom… I AM a Dom… and at that moment I fully came into the realization of the great responsibility placed in my hands, and the restraint with which I was expected to always express.
Everything was always to be many things… A chance to grow. A chance to teach. A chance to learn. A chance to enhance anothers life and bring about something within them that was much like what he saw in me that night. A chance to make sure that someones like would be set into forward motion and that progress & growth would be ultimate goal.
“Never abuse this power.. never take advantage of anothers eagerness and hunger to become alive like you had”
And so I always set upon approaching every opportunity with this mantra in mind… yes, her submission is a gift, yes, she needs what I have and received myself, yes, she deserves to come alive.. to grow… to progress.. to be fully alive.
TIME WELL SPENT
And so through all the classes, the teaching, the meetings and munches.. through all the practical hands on, scene play, and so on… I became who I am.
“Never be complacent. When you stop learning, you have failed me”
These words cut me hard to the bone… even typiing them and hearing them in his voice in my head is like a punch in the gut to even think I would do such a thing. He gave me so much of his wisdom, knowledge and time that I shudder at the thought of ever grieving his spirit.
WE ONLY HAVE WHAT WE REMEMBER
“you can never have any judgment… because you will always remember who you used to be”
Growing up I had nothing. My parents were busy, my older brother and his friends got a lot of joy out of making me a punching bag. At school I was ridiculed and taunted. Being fat and awkward and just wanting friends puts a target on your back the size of Texas.
I was also a target in a different way by one of my brothers friends… and in the coldness of that damp basement one summer day he changed my life in ways that I both regret, feel ashamed of… and feel blessed for. So then when my uncle did it again in my middle school years…. it seemed normal.
But theres nothing normal about holding your fathers handgun to your head on a hot July day at the age of 12 and thinking theres nothing left in life.
It was also at that early age words became powerful, important and valuable in great ways.
“When you speak make it mean something, make it important. When you present yourself you are also presenting me”
After a botched love letter to a girl I had a crush on in which i misspelled the word “beautiful”, she decided to stand up and read the letter to the whole class and point out my mistakes. From that moment I decided that being well spoken was the key to success, and as such I began a path that not only saw me become a regional spelling bee champion… but also having aced English and rhetoric on the ACT college entrance exam.
I could have wallowed in my misery for those things that happened to me.. which are a minuscule part of my early life. But instead I made a choice.
I chose to do everything I could to get out of where I was and make sure that no one would ever take advantage of me in those ways again. I chose that instead of being codependent and weak and worthless… that there was a greater life outside of where I was and what was happening.
When you grow up having nothing, you either want everything or you form a respect for being simple.
In my case it became both and somewhere within my training I figured out that you could have everything you wanted with the most simple of actions.
I knew that moment had arrived for me the night I was standing in front of a sub who was fully naked and in position… I was fully clothed and drinking tea and staring at her… And… doing nothing else.
Within 5 minutes, cum had began to run down her inner thighs.
I had embraced the fullness of everything I had been taught. Everything I had yearned for.. all that time spent, those hours of tutelage, all that training had come into full fruition. And all I did was something simple.. drink tea and be myself.
A lot of people mistake my confidence for ego.
A lot of people think that the person I portray on my tumblr isn’t who exists in real life.
“The respect you earn will be worth the most. Dont ever expect it. Just do what you know to do and it will come natural”
And with simple things, simple living, simple this simple that… everything becomes rather complex. Everything becomes vivid and deliberate. When you come to the table with no expectations, you are rarely ever disappointed. When you have no expectations, you have no reason to judge.
And how can I live without judgment… how is it that I understand and seem to be this giant lighthouse for everyone?
Experience breeds wisdom.
Been there, done that.
I know pain.. sorrow.. I know joy.. I know the depths at which life can take a person. I know what its like to want to die… to realize I should live. Ive been there… Ive been there when all hope seemed lost. Ive been there, shaking in the corner after being violated… Ive been there when all trust was lost. Ive been there when the indention of a gun barrell slowly fades from the skin in your temple. Ive been there when she waited a few seconds longer than I did… and squeezed. Ive been there… staring at the medication bottle and wondering what would happen… Ive been there holding a dying person in my arms who looked into my eyes and told me they were sorry. Ive been there when the police arrived.. Ive been there in the dead of night when you sit on your roof and stare at the stars and curse the sky. Ive been there.. on the floor with a bloody nose and sore ribs. Ive been there and watched it all slip away…
And in every occurrence.. ive always looked forward. Ive always known that there was something better, that there was hope at the end.. its what keeps me motivated and going even today. Through the issues and the pain and the solitude, through the depths of my roadblocks.. it keeps me moving forward.
“Mistakes are opportunities. Always make the best of every one of them”
and so I do. Every mistake is a chance to improve. To be better tomorrow than I was yesterday.. and I do my best to bring those like me along for the journey.
So why do I do what I do?
Because this knowledge is sacred. because a promise made is a promise kept. Because when I was at my lowest, someone reached down into my grave and pulled me out and breathed new life into my lungs…
I do this because I cannot sit by and watch anyone fall to the wayside. I cannot let those who were once like me be taken advantage of, and abused, and kicked around.. I cannot let this wisdom that was so graciously placed in me just rot away.
I do this for every little.. and every daddy.. and every submissive.. and every kitten, puppy, piggy, slave, etc that exists within this beautiful culture and lifestyle that I have immersed myself in and grown within and fostered and found to be real and true.
I do this because no one else will… no one else does.
The posts, the answers, the stories, everything… its all for you. YOU. Not for me… I am second within this great drama that is my tumblr. This is all for you and those will come after.
Its the reason I read the stories.. because I know you need them for one thing or another. Its the reason I make the posts to teach and educate so you know better.. its the reason I give my time and sacrifice myself to be there no matter what. Its the reason I do what I do.. is because of all of you.
Thats why I am there. Yes there are thousands of you… thousands of strangers who come to me for everything and anything.
I saved someones life this week. I helped another on a date… i helped another choose special items for special time with their boyfriend. I helped someone else prevent an anxiety attack… I helped another prepare for a job interview.. and I did it all because I had to. I did it all because of the spirit inside of me that says I cant not do it….
•6th February 2015 Remember that one minor incident when Aaron sent Robert away to get married and rid Wylie’s of any evidence that they were ever there and continued to keep that secret even after he found out Robert pushed Katie. Which is the only reason Robert’s gorgeous ass hasn’t been rotting away in a prison cell for the last two years. But no big deal. Just Aaron saving Robert on a daily basis.
•9th February 2015 Aaron’s new mantra where Robert and Katie’s death are concerned “It’s not his fault!”
•10th February 2015 The slap heard round the world when mama bear Chas turns feral on her cub because Aaron dares to blame Katie for sticking her nose where it doesn’t belong. Obviously it was Katie’s fault Robert burnt down her caravan.
•11th February 2015 Go ahead and tell Chrissie I’ve been boning her husband mum and WE ARE DONE!!!
•9th April 2015 BTW Paddy. I totally text Katie and told her to meet me at Wylie’s that day. It was all totes my fault and you shouldn’t blame Robert for anything! EVER!!!
•12th May 2015 God Robert why are you such a human disastercase getting drunk off a single pint (👀👀👀) of whiskey? Let me help you back to the pub, get you a glass of water and kindly let you sneak in a little snog.
•13th May 2015 *Clears throat* Excuse me Chrissie, I might have been one of the people who broke into your house so I know for a fact Robert’s super sorry about it. Now can you please take your sad sack of a husband back? (Even if I still kind of sort of love him and want him to be mine.)
•25th June 2015 Cain my man! I know Robert might look really good with a bruised face but you still can’t beat the hell out of him like this. Here babes. Let me help you home and pretend it has nothing to do with my ongoing struggle over how much I still love you. K…K…cool.
•21st July 2015 Geez “Dad”! My boyfriend’s a total idiot who likes to run his mouth off but stop making up lies and saying he tried to bury you in a grain pit. While you’re at it stay away from me!
•25th September 2015 (Also 22nd October 2015) Listen dude, I really hate you but I’m still going to cry over your bleeding body while I try to stop the life from leaving you and decide if I really want you to live or die.
•18th March 2016 *Chokes on beer* LIV! It’s super inappropriate to ask someone what it’s like getting shot and we defs don’t ask to see the scar. (Side eye…especially since I still haven’t seen it yet.)
•5th April 2016 So the thing is Robert, my little sister is a bit confused right now and she recorded you saying you bribed Ryan. Now we both know that was a really ridic move on your part but you’ve been super amazing and taken care of me a lot and I really don’t want anything to happen to you for protecting me so I’ll try to do the same for you.
•10th May 2016 Hey now missy! I will tolerate a lot but I draw the line at comparing my boyfriends godlike face to that of a rodent. Show some respect. You know I missed out on some…..tea time…with him yesterday because of you.
• 6th June 2016 Okay I’ve been in jail enough times to know the rules so you need to let my guy go before I really start to lose it. And you Olivia Flaherty take a good look at everything Robert has done recently because guess what. THAT’S LOVE! ALL OF IT WAS BECAUSE HE LOVES ME!
•14 July 2016 *Staring at Robert dreamily* What’s that officer? I was busy mooning over him calling me his boyfriend. Oh yeah. He DEFINITELY bought me a super sweet expensive watch back in February.
•16 August 2016 Babe that purse doesn’t really go with your outfit AND NEITHER WILL HANDCUFFS IF YOU GET SENT DOWN FOR HELPING YOUR BROTHER. Please don’t risk your life and our future for that. I can’t lose you.
•17 August 2016 Fiiiiiiiiine……..I’ll help you take down Lachlan and the Whites (even though I dont really think it’s a good idea) but we have to be super careful or someone (namely us) could get hurt.
•31 August 2016 Lachlan: I’m gonna kill you. Aaron: Human shield activate. Robert: That was hot as hell! He is so getting laid tonight.
•17 October 2016 Hey there Lachlan! Let me show you what happens when vile little cretins such as yourself threaten my love and my life. First, you get your head shoved in this conveniently placed barrel of water. Then thrown in the boot of my car.
•20 October 2016 ROBERT PLEASE GET OUT OF THIS FUCKING CAR! I’M SCARED OF DYING BUT I LOVE YOU SO MUCH AND I NEED YOU TO LIVE!
•08 November 2016 Diane, Robert was just trying to help Andy and do what he thought was best for your family. *mumbles under breath* Not that any of you would ever notice or appreciate the way he bends over backwards for you anyways.
• 11th November 2016 Here love. Let me rub your back and console you while you mourn your mother. Sorry your siblings couldn’t make it.
•1st December 2016 THE HE’S MINE BACK OFF LADY DEATH STARE!!! If looks could kill Rebecca would be long gone and this storyline would never have happened. (I’m counting it! Fight me!)
•5th January 2017 I’m sorry Chrissie, remind me again how it’s Robert’s fault Lachlan shot your dad? Pretty sure he picked that gun up all on his own. So stop ruining my birthday!
•20th January 2017 Robert you really are a total flaming idiot if you don’t take this opportunity to run a mile because I’m not good for you.
•21st February 2017 Robert Jacob Sugden you are amazing! You did everything in your power to give me the wedding of my dreams and more importantly than that you chose the pub where I was dared you to stand up and proudly announce to everyone who and what you are.
•21st February 2017 Whoa there Diane how about we get you a drink and avoid talking about Jack. (Because he totally didn’t deserve someone as incredible as Robert. He should have loved him unconditionally and if he was here today I’d probably knock him on his ass for messing with this beautiful man’s head.) Although, babe you really should think about talking to Vic and Diane about it. It might help you to move on.
•6th April 2017 OMG babe! I’m so sorry I accidentally punched you’re perfect beautiful face. (This time I really didn’t mean it.) Here let me caress it softly and make it all better. There there now.
•12th April 2017 Listen Robert we both know you didn’t get that tummy by running on the regular. Save yourself and go home before you keel over and die. I’ll be fine. (Okay so it’s a stretch but I feel a tummy mention is just expected of me at this point.)
1.) “What do you want from me?”
“I want you to find my son!”
2.) “What do you think happened here?”
“Don’t ask me that question.”
3.) “Wheres the flamethrower?”
4.)“Trust me, I’m just as clueless as you are.”
5.) “You think you can just steal from me, boy?”
6.) “This shit just keep getting weirder.”
“Lets just keep going.”
7.) “What did I just say? One at a damn time.”
8.) “Why do I even try with you? Sometimes I just wish…”
9.) “Anybody home?”
“What’s the password?”
10.) “You don’t have many friends do you?”
“Never felt the need to make any.”
11.) “Who names their child after a number?”
“I think you’re missing the point here.”
12.) “We’re running low on time.”
“Time doesn’t exist.”
13.) You live in a Utopian society, but the problems aren’t with the structure of the society, but at home. Perhaps your grandmother is dying of old age and she’s the last living relative that you know in your family. Maybe despite the peacefulness of life you wish for a thrill. Maybe you struggle with loneliness as your only friend is the robotic servent who practically raised you by itself. Maybe life is as good as it gets and the story is just about you enjoying the protection and peace that your life encompasses.
14.) “Man, I almost feel bad for ruining your life.”
15.) “Do whatever you want. This is the only life you’re going to get so you might as well live it the only way you can.“
16.) “It’s just as our parents taught us. We do what we can with what we have. And if we can’t do anything or if we don't have anything then we keep trying. That’s how this works.”
17.) “Stop questioning me and do what I say!”
18.) “This won’t end well.”
“Don’t jinx us.”
19.) “Put the fork down and we can all walk away from this peacefully.”
20.) “Your ignorance knows no bounds.”
21.) “I am five hundred years too old for this shit.”
“And yet you don’t look a day over two hundred.”
“Stop trying to butter me up.”
22.) “I trust only what I can see.”
“If so, then you are only limiting yourself to an extremely narrow view of life.”
23.) “Just be open. That is one of the many ways.”
“Can you tell me another way because I don’t understand what that means.”
24.) “So let me get this straight. We’re about to ask a princess to help us?”
“Technically she’s the Queen, but yeah, that’s the plan.”
“How are we about to do that smart guy?”
“She owes me a favor.”
25.) “I don’t think you understand what’s at stake here.”
26.) “Never trust a Shadow Elf.”
“What’s the difference between a Shadow Elf and a Dark Elf.”
27.) “You don’t really have a clear definition of who your dad really was. Let me explain.”
28.) “Everything is at random. Everything is random. Maybe that’s all we needed to know.”
29.) “Do you think we should trust her word for it? I really don’t want to go back to the estate bound and gagged simply because you gained a moment of conscious.”
30.) “Normally I’d agree, but I’ve seen what she can do. Trust me, it isn’t pretty.”
31.) “I can’t think of a better way for me to die than in your arms.”
32.) “You got me into this mess. You get me out.”
33.) “Trusting you seems to be a double edged sword and I have terrible luck.”
34.) “Remember what I did to your poor maid. You don’t want to end up like that do you?”
35.) “I made a gamble. Only time will tell if I made the right choice.”
36.) Write a store about two students. Person A appears to be the outgoing type but they’re really introverted and Person B is a mute, but one who chooses not to speak. The two meet by chance one day at Person A’s job.
37.) “Fuck that, I’m not giving you anymore money.”
38.) “Hey, did you eat the last of the pizza?”
“Why are you lying?”
39.) “You really should stop drinking soda.”
“You really need to stop telling me how to live my life.”
40.) “I understand your anger but that doesn’t mean you had to kick my car.”
41.) “Let me take a hit of that.”
“You sure? I thought you had a drug test later this week?”
“My mom just died, Matt. The last thing I’m thinking about is my job.”
42.) “Welcome to the Soul Plane.”
“Doesn’t look like much.”
“Thats because you don’t have much of a soul. Or maybe you just don’t believe.”
43.) “You saved me, Milord. I don't understand.”
“When I saw you. I saw the eyes of my grandfather. Those were eyes of pure kindness and compassion. You did not commit that crime.”
44.) You are the victim of a gruesome vampire prank which results of you being unaware of your new state. You work at night and sleep most of the day so the vampire is anticipating your demise. New Vamps can still eat regular food but it's no longer has the nutritional properties it used too. The longer newbies go without blood the more irritable and at worse cases, feral they become. One day your boss asks you to work someone else’s shift as they failed to show up to work. Needing the extra money you accept and leave just before sun rises. As you're walking home you decide to watch the sunrise, cue you bursting into flames for an agonizing period of time. Luckily someone, maybe another vampire or different monster, saves you by pulling you into an alley.
45.) “Here, can you hold her for me? Make sure not to wake her up. She gets really angry when someone other than me is holding her.”
“Then why did you give her to me?”
46.) “Trust me. I wanna quit too, but having to see her heart break because we couldn’t complete our job is not on my bucket list.”
47.) “Just because I’m blind doesn’t mean I don’t have other ways of finding you.”
48.) “The moon isn’t what you think it is.”
“If I had a dollar for every time I’ve had this conversation.”
49.) You are in the process of exploring a dirlect temple on the outskirts of your town. You used to explore here when you were younger but after years of mentally sketching the temple down in your mind you notice one day that in the basement there is a blood red mirror that wasn’t always there.
50.) One day while laying on the beach watching the sunset in the distance you see something too big to comprehend brushed across the surface of the water. You stand up in shock and look around to see if anyone else saw. Out of the few people who on the beach you spot a few others who look as though they saw what you saw.
you know what? when we met, i thought i was a big shot talking to a pretty girl hidden away in the middle of nowhere. ❜
❛ try not to forget about me while you’re out there changing the world.
❛ i’m already under some heavy divine pressure. but i’ll try to live up to it. ❜
❛ after all that’s happened, all you’ve done…i feel like i should drop to your knees and worship you. ❜
❛ for you sake, i must go where you will never find me. this is goodbye. ❜
❛ i’ll always have a minute for you. maybe even two.
❛ i knew there was something about you. hammered from the stuff they make leaders out of. ❜
❛ he’s smiling at us. ❜
❛ i remember yelling that i didn’t care. ❜
❛ you have to use your smarts to count for something, to serve life, not death.
❛ if you had had a child, what would you have wished for him or her?
❛ do you really not hear how ridiculous that sounds? ❜
❛ confidence is quiet. you’re not. ❜
❛ ha. it was just an instant, but i knew. i knew we’d be forever. ❜
❛ i’ve done all i can. from here on out, the rest is up to you.
❜ ❛ there’s so much more to discover before the world ends. ❜
❛ the way you smiled…i had to look away or you were going to see. on my face. what had just… blossomed inside me, you know? ❜
❛ as it turned out, it was your world all along. i was merely… trespassing. ❜
❛ you just can’t leave me alone, can you?
❛ turn your face to the sun. ❜ ❛ why is it, every time something terrible happens, everyone tells you the worst thing that ever happened to them, as though that makes it easier? ❜
❛ no —- you don’t need to bow. ❜
❛ the strength to stand alone is the strength to make a stand. ❜ ❛ what’s that now? don’t like the cold? ❜
❛ welcome to my ravine of death. ❜
❛ keep moving or you’ll die! ❜
❛ hey. my eyes are up here. ❜
❛ you defeated it…alone? ❜
❛ today i speak your name - but will the goddess speak it back? ❜ ❛ you must be humble and respect their power. ❜
❛ i’m here and wherever you go, i will follow. ❜
❛ even a king can learn his lesson. ❜
❛ we can still have a party, right? sure we can. ❜ ❛ what is that on your face? ❜ ❛ the wilds can be dangerous. you need to stay close and do as i say. ❜
❛ so? what do you say? how about we try and kill each other? ❜
❛ you’re still scratched up from the fall you did yesterday. ❜
❛ what do you think i’m doing? taking a nap? ❜
❛ guess we can’t have everything. ❜
❛ so that’s what this is? a tantrum? a cry for attention? ❜
❛ never celebrate a victory before it’s earned. ❜ ❛ you’re bleeding. let me have a look. ❜
❛ you’re an idiot. a dangerous idiot..but an idiot. ❜
❛ you were only chosen because you were a fool, too stupid to realize you were being used. ❜
❛ not everyone follows the law like you do. ❜ ❛ take this, to … remember. ❜
❛ my fight. i can’t ask you to come with me. ❜
❛ you survived! i thought you were killed. ❜
❛ we have more important things to do than ask questions. ❜
❛ that could be the least creepy thing you’ve said to me. ❜
❛ rough going but you survived. ❜
❛ this attachment to me will only hold you back. ❜
❛ you will turn back - or bleed. your choice. ❜ ❛ you can sense it. you already know you’re going to lose. ❜
❛ i need to catch a breath. ❜
❛ you know, i often think of the day i gave you that scar. it’s a cherished memory. ❜ ❛ are you going to shut your mouth? because that would be a surprise. ❜ ❛ it’s time to make your first kill. ❜
❛ why are you talking like we’ll never see each other again? ❜ ❛ you can be a real lard sometimes. cut it out. ❜ ❛ i’m not afraid of you. i’m not afraid of anything. ❜ ❛ now if you’ll excuse me, i’m going to get some sleep. i plan to be well rested when i run you into the ground tomorrow. ❜ ❛ not all comforts are bad. ❜ ❛ better dead last than dead altogether. ❜ ❛ no witnesses! no survivors! ❜ ❛ are you crazy? you’re going to kill yourself! ❜ ❛ i suppose you leave that part out of the story when you tell it, don’t you? ❜
❛ ugly and ancient? like your mother? ❜
❛ to answer for what i’ve done, the lives i’ve ruined? yes. i am ready. ❜
❛ they can’t shoot if they’re dead. ❜
❛ hello, old friend. remember me? ❜
❛ i’m more than a threat. ❜
❛ i don’t think either you or i are ready for that. at least not yet. ❜
❛ i’ll take that lunch. alone. ❜
❛ i could use someone like you by my side. ❜
❛ we still have so much to discuss. so much you never revealed. ❜
❛ you’re lucky i happened by. one half a heart beat more, and that creature would’ve torn you in half. ❜ ❛ i crave vengeance, do you? ❜ ❛ a bold claim. i wonder if you’ll live up to it. ❜ ❛ hmm. i love your hair. ❜ ❛ still alive. good. i have a more suitable death for you in mind. ❜
❛ knowledge has its rewards, don’t you think? ❜
❛ he was a better man than what you’d ever hope to be! ❜
❛ i’ll remember those words when i watch your corpse burn. whatever’s left of it. ❜
❛ i will not be worshiped! i don’t belong to you! ❜
❛ impossible. i am chosen. this was not meant to be! ❜
❛ you don’t approve? well, i have a secret for you. neither do i. ❜
❛ well, to start, you’re strong, shrewd and capable. ❜
❛ we must be patient. change doesn’t come in a sunrise. ❜ ❛ they tried to break me. shows what they know. ❜ ❛ i should have been with you. why didn’t you come for me? ❜
❛ may the dawn find you, the day warm you, and the dusk have light to guide your path. ❜
❛ the better man is the one who doesn’t end up with their steaming guts on the ground. ❜ ❛ once one threat is dealt with, another one looms. ❜
❛ if i live or die, they’ll call my name. ❜
❛ i don’t usually fight if i don’t have to, but if i have to, i want to. ❜
❛ we’ve only met a few times and yet you know me so well. ❜
❛ i thought you just wanted tea and conversation. ❜
❛ i wasn’t expecting to find a half clad soldier singing like a drunk. ❜
❛ you don’t hear me laughing. ❜
❛ i came prepared. have arrows enough to take down armies. ❜
❛ it’s settled. i’ll fight by your side. my only request. ❜
❛ the wrongness here jags at me like a ❜
❛ tomorrow, may the sun rise on a better world. ❜
❛ you can’t ask me to stand by and watch. not when i have the power. ❜
❛ this isn’t home anymore. ❜
❛ my will is like the oldest ice! ❜
❛ your whole life was a failure, and soon no one will even remember you. ❜
❛ will change happen, if men continue to live in palaces? ❜
❛ i did say not to break anything, didn’t i? ❜
❛ you should sleep, if sleep comes. ❜
❛ i kept thinking of the moment my knife pierced your throat. one twist, a simple tug of the blade, and you would bleed out. ❜
❛ how can you sleep, with a weight like that pressing on you? ❜
❛ i’m not here to intrigue you. ❜ ❛ no more playing around. you’re going to have to grow up. ❜ ❛ no rest for the weary, huh? ❜
❛ don’t worry. i’ll be there for you. ❜
❛ to say you have my gratitude feels woefully insignificant. ❜
Summary – As a young child, you
see your parents murdered in front of you.
What happens when the monster from your nightmares comes back into your
Warnings – Angst!!
Word Count – 979
Notes – Whew!!! This part was hard to write!! So many feels!!! I hope you enjoy the cliffhanger at the end
of this one!!! I’ve been waiting a while
to drop this one on you guys!!! As
always, I appreciate all of your feedback and questions!!!
By the time you made it to the beach, the Soldier had
stopped coughing. You looked up and down
the shoreline, hoping to see a village or a boat. Seeing neither, you turned back toward your
“It’ll be wiser for us to split up and search for help,”
you said as you looked at the sun in the sky.
“I figure we have a couple more hours of daylight left, so it’s best if
we go now. I’ll head north, you go
south. If you find help, get a message
to the team and meet me back here at sundown.”
“How do I know you’ll come back for me if you find help
first?” he asked, a wary look in his eye.
You shrugged your shoulders as you turned and started
walking away. “You don’t.”
You were hot and thirsty and every single part of your body
ached. Between the fighting at the base
and the plane crash, you were sure that you’d at least bruised some ribs, if
not broken a few. Your feet were
screaming at you to stop walking, but you needed to find civilization. You couldn’t stand the thought of being
stranded here, especially with the Soldier.
You wondered if he’d had any luck, and if he had, would he even bother
coming back for you. It would be just as
easy for him to leave you for dead.
WARNING: SMUT, ORAL, UNPROTECTED SEX (keep it wrapped), little it of angst (sorry)
Request from Anon- Hello beautiful 💕 i’d like to request some smut with thor where you’re his fiance (you are an asgardian as well) and you’re really in love with him but he doesn’t like you at first because of Jane but after some time he likes you already.. Ps. Can you pls put as well that Thor brought you to Earth to meet the Avengers??? Thank you XD THANK YOUUUU!
Another smut for you all! I was so keen with this prompt, there is some back story with this, also you are known as the Goddess of Peace and Wisdom, just because I think it’s a nice contrast with Thor being the God of Thunder! But let’s be honest you’re all just here for the smut hahaha ;) well enjoy xx
GIF NOT MINE!
Family, Honor and loyalty, those were the words that your father had brought you up on. Your family were close allies to the All Father ever since your birth you had been connected with the royal family of Asgard. More specifically to one member, Thor. Ever since your birth it was proclaimed that you were to wed the young prince when the time was right, a fait that had its hold on you your entire life. You had grown up with your betrothed when you were old enough your parents sent you off to the palace with the words.
Summary: You thought your life would be played out they way you thought. But due to a tragic event, you left everything, including your soulmate, Bucky Barnes. Pairing: Deadpool x Reader (platonic friendship) Bucky Barnes x Reader (eventually) Word Count:1830 Warnings: Language, angst A/N: Hey :) So this is my first fic series and it’s very slow burned. There’s a lot to the story, and if y’all enjoy it, please let me know and I’d be happy to continue it! This is a very angsty fic, so I’m warning you now. Feedback is welcomed 💜
It’s been 3 years since you left your family…
You left your home…
And your lover.
You don’t remember the last time you genuinely smiled, or laughed, or even lived.
Every day was the same. You’d sleep throughout the day, not giving a fuck about the world that seemed to be all sunshine and rainbows. When in truth, the world is pretty fucked up and you’d wondered why people would waste their time having fun, going out, having children, being in love…
Can I get a angst/(and maybe fluff) scenario w/ Namjoon? Namjoon and the reader have been dating before bts’ debut, however the reader decides to suddenly break up right before his debut and uses the excuse that their relationship will get in the way of his career. Now, in present day, they coincidentally meet up again some how and Namjoon finds out she broke up w/ him cuz she had been diagnosed w/ some sort of debilitating disease and didn’t want to be a burden (she’s still suffering from it in present day). The ending is up to you.
Genre: Fluff / Drama
– Y/N? – you
told yourself to keep your cool, but Namjoon’s voice was even greater than you
remembered, thrilling a rush of memories
to come back.
You held onto
your umbrella’s handle to ground yourself, Namjoon was standing there in front of you in flesh and bone,
looking at you with a mix of surprise and confusion.
last time you saw him in person, you couldn’t look at his eyes because if you
did, then you were going to fail and say the complete opposite of what you
wanted to, your ex boyfriend always made you a little nervous inside because he
was just so handsome, you sometimes couldn’t really think straight. But you met
his eyes this time, and he was observing you all over, maybe noticing the
little changes here and there on you, maybe wondering what had been of you, did
he even think about you now?
You had gone
to that exhibition only to accompany a friend, but she
messaged you that she couldn’t make it, so you were outside wondering what to
do now when you saw Namjoon coming, part of his face was covered with a scarf
and a cap but you would have recognized him anywhere. You tried to make yourself
invisible but your neon red umbrella didn’t help much with that.
–Hi… I thought
it was you so I had to get close and confirm it by myself– he laughed softly,
pulling down his scarf a little so his voice didn’t sound muffled. You felt the
usual endearment that Namjoon’s smile caused in you and it hurt, because the
sensation was too familiar yet foreign now with all the time that had passed.
softly, still unsure of what to do. –Well, it’s really me… hi Joonie – the
usual nickname escaped your lips before you could really refrain yourself.
It had been
ages since Namjoon heard your calling him that, it felt nice, and he never
noticed he missed it until you pronounced it again. Now he felt somehow lucky
of letting Hoseok and Jimin drag him to that place.
look anywhere else, you were still the same, yet so different at the same time.
He observed you holding your red umbrella and noticed how you looked paler than
before, your hair was shorter, you were skinnier and overall, looking more
fragile than the last time he saw you, but you still had the same pretty and flirty
smile that could lure him in.
He had so many
things left to tell you, back in the day you broke up with him he’d been just
to frozen and surprised to manage to say even the slightest of coherent things,
and as days passed he’d tried to contact you to no avail and Namjoon’ thought
he’d moved on, he’d gotten himself busy, successful, yet seeing you again
proved that you still had an effect on him. One of the last things you said was
that your relationship just couldn’t be, that he would have too many things to
take care of and it would get on the way of his work, that you weren’t going to
be the one ruining his dream for him, that you weren’t going to be the burden
on his back and those words still haunted him.
Wow what a shit year! Not for anime, I mean, it was okay at
worst. I think we’re definitely at the upward slope of the anime renaissance
now, but still at the very start of it. It’s hard to think about that when most
of what comes out (and is somehow popular) is just…the most generic shit. Well,
I did the work for you. I weeded and trudged through some of the worst anime
around and even some of my shit favorites to bring you the actual good, worth
watching anime of the year.
Yeah, not everything you saw or want to see on this list is
here, but you can check my foreword from last week that explains all that
garbage. Links to each anime’s respective review will be on the titles (and
added for those that just finished). Know that this list is pretty fluid. From 8
or 7 up, it’s all very much I loved them, but the higher up, the more I recommend
anyone watch them.
Madoka was cool. I finally watched it this year and I was
just as blown away by the psychological aspects as I expected to be. It just
lacked that extra bite it needed to really scare my pants off. MGRP however,
did indeed take a few years off of my life. I’m really in ruins right now since
I can grab you by the shoulders and tell you now: you’ll like a lot of these
characters and their thought out designs and personalities, but don’t get
attached, cus ALMOST ALL OF THEM DIE.
I have to put MGRP on this list because aside from its fun
and original designs, awesome interactions, cool-ass premise and execution
(sometimes literally), it had some amazing rewatch value. I watched this anime
three times, which is a lot to do in one year. I just had to watch people’s reactions
and seeing stuff hidden in the background and revisiting some foreshadowing was
so much fun. Definitely worth a watch and I’ll cover more about it in my
Regrets, like I have over not putting Kekkai Sensen into
last year’s list, are the main theme of Orange. Buried under the shoujo themes
of romance, high school, and angst, lies the actual regret: letting a friend
kill himself. The main story unfolds itself very slowly as the group of friends
discover that is what they must prevent, but it’s done in a realistic way. The
signs of depression and suicide are so jokingly cast aside; it’s no wonder
people miss it before it’s too late.
The climax of this story was heart-pounding and
gut-wrenching. You find yourself rooting so hard for there to be success, to
save someone who may not want to be saved, but must be saved. It might also
make you pay closer attention to those around you. It’s an important anime to
watch. If you do want one with a little less romantic emphasis though, I recommend
you see Colorful instead (or also!).
I need to marry someone who can cook. It doesn’t have to be
a five-star chef, though I wouldn’t complain if it were the case, but Sweetness
and Lightning reignited my need to be fed well. The show is about how food
brings family and friends together. Aside from the great character
interactions, well written children characters, and for god’s sake, the
beautiful, perfect looking food, this anime was so pure in the amount of love
put into it.
The food tops even some shown in Shokugaki no Soma, purely
cus it’s doable for someone with a low skill level (like me), the meals are
made for picky eaters (like me), and there’s not a ridiculously emphasis put on
the orgasmic nature of food. That’s a thing that Shokugeki no Soma and even
Koufuku Graffiti used stylistically in a comedic manner, but it doesn’t fit in
Sweetness and Lightning for good reason. This show is accessible in that way,
making it easier to show to someone who might want to try anime, but doesn’t
want all the sexy fanservice.
Kick-ass and Metal come to mind when
Drifters is mentioned. I love Kohta Hirano’s previous work, Hellsing, a lot. It
was a massive gore and blood fest with a sprinkling of comedy in the mix. This
is a war and gore fest with a, not a sprinkling of comedy, but more like Hirano
accidentally knocked the bottle of comedy over when he was checking on the oven
directly into said mix. It’s really funny, but also really awesome. I have a
lot to say about it in my review, but I think a dog fight with dragons involved
kind of state my case for me. Also Elves, Dwarves and other Tolkien demihumans
and monsters abound. It’s fun.
The animation is also gorgeous,
especially that stylized, graphic novel looking opening theme with the rock
anthem “Gospel of the Throttle” making you “NA NA NA NA NA NA” along with the
characters every opening. It’s an excellent show to watch with friends or get
yourself pumped. Returning sometime next year!
How can something be so trope-y, yet so damn enjoyable?
Kuromukuro isn’t an original concept, but is done in an original way. The
samurai trapped in a machine for 500 years is the new exchange student. The
reluctant heroine needs to board the mecha to fight the alien threat. The
school festival has been compromised by an alien mecha entering the atmosphere.
This anime is funny, but it’s also emotional and holds a much wider scope than
I ever could have expected. P.A. Works has been putting out some good
contenders in the last few years, and with their lovely art style and
well-balanced budget, they were able to pull off this massive mech story in an
engaging and entertaining way.
I applaud the cast for one of the best ensembles on this
list, bringing forth some of the best and most memorable character chemistry of
the season, and some hilarious situational humor. I also cried a little near
the end, but honestly, a lot of anime on this list did that to me this year.
Shonen anime is such a delight now,
always a favorite of mine as a kid, but not as firmly as now. I love the
underdogs; I love the over the top villains; I love the powers, the fights, and
the yelling to infinity. It’s just so exciting and blood pumping, and MHA made
it so refreshing with such an interesting spin. These characters are children,
inexperienced, with quirks that may or may not be useful. I love Deku because
his anxieties and general feelings of being less than everyone else not only
make it exciting to see him overcome them, but to use them to keep his head and
ego from getting over inflated like some shonen protagonists. Bakugo is such a
good foil to him, showing where this could be a major weakness to a shonen
Also it’s coming back with THE
TOURNAMENT ARC, and if you’re like me and haven’t started the manga yet, DO IT!
You won’t regret it! I’m more than excited to see more of this awesome anime in
This anime, wow this anime. I’m so upset not more people are
talking about it, but have you seen this delight for the senses? I’m looking
forward to reviewing it now just because my jaw is still kinda on the floor.
Beautiful animation, a crazy cool style, and some of the best nonsense in
magical-girl but not really fight scenes I’ve seen in a while. This anime
reminds me of something, but I can’t quite put my thumb on it. I do know it’s
like an amalgamation of my editor’s anime “TYPE” so you’ll see more about that
in the review.
But good lord did I love the heart of this show. The pure
romance, the exciting battles, the trippy psychological horror. Let me just
say, that one episode (the Maria Watches Over Us “GOKIGENYO”), probably has
scarred me for life, but I love it. It’s just so different and good. It
deserves a watch, just for how delighted your eyes will be.
I love a story that can get you
emotionally invested and cheering for or yelling at the character who you don’t
have any control over. Erased was paced beautifully (though some might disagree
due to the slight differences in adaptation), and its animation only made every
silent, tender moment more enjoyable to look at before the lighting and mood
would change and the feeling of bloodlust would stain the air. That’s how you
I’m a little annoyed because
apparently some other people were reading some character motivations
“differently,” (looking at you crunchyroll), but I think it’s safe to say this
doesn’t cross the line into romance, at all, and stays a thriller about growing
up in a life-threatening situation.
I love the theatre, and I love comedy and storytelling. This
anime manages to hit both of these points while showcasing some of the best
animation I’ve ever seen. On top of the animation, there’s good directing, and
supporting that is a great soundtrack. The story is vast and covers several
characters’ lives over several decades surrounding World War 2.
The rakugo, though, is what makes the story. It’s not the
first anime to touch on this topic, but it’s the first to do so in such an
interesting way. It was very refreshing compared to a lot of titles on this
list (though many of them are refreshing ideas!) with its originality. It’s
heartfelt, it’s serious, it’s funny, but it also makes me want to cry. If it
weren’t for the top spot being so hype as hell and generally a weekly freak-out
among me and my friends, this would have been number one.
1. Mob Psycho 100
What can I say about Mob Psycho that hasn’t already been said? Its opening is
gold, its animation is unique and interesting, its writing, directing, and
characters are all praise-worthy. It is just hands down the best anime of the
year. You may be thinking, “but Mitsu, One Punch Man was number one LAST YEAR.
Isn’t Mob a little overhyped?”
No. Sit down and shut up. One is probably one of the best
writers on the scene right now and is doing a lot better at writing genuinely
empathetic characters and commentary on modern anime genres and tropes than
most of the big budget barf fests. I think the “overhyped” talk is nonsense
when it comes to mob. It genuinely does some interesting and groundbreaking
work. That’s why it’s not only on this list, but number one. It never moved an
inch since I decided it should be on the list.
Everything I’ve said has BEEN said by several really good
reviewers and critics out there and you should definitely check out what they
have to say about it too, because honestly, they’re a lot better than I am. I
like Mob Psycho, I like One Punch Man, but I like Mob more. I’m so delighted
that One Punch Man will be returning shortly and I only wish for Mob to also
share the spotlight, as it deserves.
Summary: The reader has sworn off sex after several bad encounters. Dean tries to pick her up.
Characters: Dean x Reader, mention of Sam
Word Count: 1920
Warnings: light angst, panic attack, discussions of sex and guys being douchebags
Author’s Note: This is part one of two. Part two is written and will hopefully be out later this week
The town of Lebanon, Kansas has a population of 218 people
according to the 2010 census and it has all the charms and pitfalls of being a
small town—mainly that everyone knows everyone and newcomers stick out like a
sore thumb. It also has the added benefit that everyone else seems to know
everyone else’s business—especially the single women of child-bearing age.
Got a new job? Your
neighbors know before you get hired. Got
a new boyfriend? They know that, too. Lose your virginity in the cramped
backseat of a neon yellow mustang with Robby Peterson in the cemetery under a
full moon? Little old Mrs. Halshauser gives you dirty looks out her kitchen
window when you get home five minutes after curfew. The rest of the town knows
by the time you roll up to school the next morning, which only makes the
disaster worst. High schoolers are vicious and the gossip doesn’t stop with
okay his is not a request, i just wanted to share this with you bc you’re adorable and i absolutely love you and your writing ♥♥♥ they way you portray the characters, their feelings, actions and thoughts is just SO AMAZING). Anyway, here it goes: i had an angsty mm related dream in which mc joins the rfa and everything happens just like in the game, except jumin takes really longer to come to terms with the fact that he’s actually in love with mc as he struggles with doubt (1-3)
THAT SOUNDS LIKE AN AMAZING DREAM DARLING!!!! The only dreams I have are … of a more… um… different nature.
Now I know you said this wasn’t a request but… what the hey- I wanted to write something quickly because… I could… It’s really nothing, let’s be honest I wrote this in less than an hour so it probably doesn’t even make sense- but let’s hope you enjoy it nonetheless my darling.
PS- You’re adorable and I love that you sent this in to me and I’m super super happy that you’ve found enjoyment out of my ramble of words my dear ^_^b
How To Have a Positive Fandom Experience (it is possible)
1. Not every post requires a reaction. Seriously. I see people exhausting themselves writing responses to a post they don’t agree with when in reality the ONE nice thing about tumblr is if you don’t agree with an opinion you can scroll…. right…. past it. You can hide it from appearing on your dash again. You can blacklist its tags, block the person, etc. Take advantages of the positives of this website and it will already be a much better experience for you.
2. Not every comment requires a reaction. Same thing above goes for all those comments people put on your posts JUST TO GET A REACTION OUT OF YOU. Do you know how many times a post of mine has made it’s way to a different fandom. I look through my notifs and suddenly just see “BELLAMY BLAKE SUX DIK.” Just. Block them.
3. Not every message requires a response. Again, no ones holding a gun to your head saying “you need to respond to every anon sent to you.” I see people responding to anon hate and I just think why the hell would you do that? You’ll NEVER see me respond to anon hate. I can’t think of anything funnier then knowing someone out there got heated enough just over my presence on the internet to type up an angry message, hide behind anon, and now is sitting there waiting for my response. Meanwhile i’ll have read all of 3 words in their message before blocking their IP from ever messaging me again. And they’ll just keep sitting there and checking back waiting for a response they’ll never get while I keep posting shit like “BLARKE IS GONNA FUCK”
4. Unfollow, break mutuals, block people. You’re ALLOWED to do that. I break mutuals all the time and I unfollow people really easily. There’s a reason I’m never following over 90 blogs. I’m not saying that to be cocky, I’m telling yall to drop the mentality that “oh I can’t unfollow this person because we used to talk and they’re kinda big in the fandom and I don’t wanna start shit” and that ever since I dropped that, I do not see drama on my dash. I see my other mutuals referring to the drama, but I never see it because I’ll have already unfollowed the person. IF THEY WERE PROBLEMATIC ONCE,,, THEY’LL BE PROBLEMATIC AGAIN.
5. This “Discourse” Trend. isn’t. cute. Take it from someone who used to constantly get involved in that shit. You think it makes you “one of the blarke fam.” It doesn’t okay, it makes you one of the assholes. No one wants to be friends with that person who’s constantly angry about something. I understand calling out problematic things (that absolutely should happen) but when every single one of your posts is just you being angry, you making a problem out of every little thing, you bringing down others with you, you getting involved where you shouldn’t be, you fighting people,
you writing posts shading someone else’s post, you bringing up old and DEAD shipwars (seriously why are yall still posting l.exa hate, LET IT GO)… you’re not only ruining the experience for yourself but for every single person who follows you and who sees those posts. YOU are contributing to the “fandom drama” and YOU are the reason so many of the newbies in the fandom get involved in discoursing so fast. And guess what? no one feels fucking sorry for you when you’re the one taking a break from tumblr every week because we all know you bring it on yourself.
**To the newbies in the fandom: I know you see it a lot, I know you think this is the only way to be involved in the blarke fam, I know you think it’ll get you a lot of followers and more known in the fandom. Trust me when I say you do not wanna go down that path. It’s not at all fun and there’s a reason the blogs who do this are the ones who want to quit the show, the fandom, tumblr. TRUST ME, I ALMOST QUIT LAST SUMMER, I WAS THAT BITCH. You wanna be more involved? message people, write positive posts, get involved with shit like bellarke fam selfie night. Stay away from the discoursing.
*Doesn’t apply to social justice issues, those should very much be talked about. But stfu about it if you’re straight and white please. And stop speaking over the lgbt poc in the fandom,,,in attempt to get notes and followers*
6. Stop being bullies. You might think you’re “edgy” and a badass bitch for writing a post shading someone, or for being part of a group that gangs up on that one person in the fandom. You’re not edgy, you’re not That Bitch, you’re just A Bitch. You’re the bully that you never got to be in highschool. That’s really all I have to say about that,,,just don’t be a dick ??
7. And finally. Be the positive presence. Be that blog people can come to for a laugh when they’re having a bad day (making people laugh feels a lot nicer then getting people angry, down, etc.) Be the person people feel comfortable enough messaging you. Be the person who drops KIND anons in the ask box of someone you feel maybe doesn’t always receive a lot of love. ***Reach out when someone makes a post about having a terrible day/being in a down mood/struggling with life or mental illnesses.*** Comment and reblog peoples selfies and hype eachother up. Be the person who points out positives of an episode and who can make someone feel better when they’re feeling disappointed. IGNORE THE NEGATIVE ANONS (seriously no one wants to see “bellarke is never gonna happen” on their dash. If we did, we’d be following people from a different fandom.) Ignore the drama, ignore the discourse, ignore the downers in the fandom.
You never know what someones going through outside of tumblr. For a lot of people logging on here is the only distraction they get from what’s going on in their real life. Think about that before putting something negative on someone dash, or before sending a mean anon, or before joining a group to shade That One Person.