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Guys I started listening to Owl City’s first albums Of June and Maybe I’m Dreaming for like the first time in years cause they’re not on Spotify and just …

I can see how he’s improved and I love a lot of his recent stuff, but there’s something about his early work that just Speaks to me in a way that I don’t think any other music ever will.

Yes but

today Salvador and Luisa were at the Portuguese parliament to attend the vote for a greeting for the victory of Portugal in the contest and they were so damn cute, I can’t with these two 

I mean


They even got a standing ovation from the Assembly of the Republic

“Let me tell you something about wolves, child. When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies, but the pack survives. Summer is the time for squabbles. In winter, we must protect one another, keep each other warm, share our strengths. So if you must hate, Arya, hate those who would truly do us harm. Septa Mordane is a good woman, and Sansa…Sansa is your sister. You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you…and I need both of you, gods help me.”

ARYA II, A Game Of Thrones

Unpopular Opinion

The Stark siblings weren’t all BFFs

Sure, it’s nice to think that they’ll all get along great and stuff and become a close, badass power family in Westeros. But GRRM doesn’t do nice, he does realistic.

And the reality is, they weren’t all equally close. And that’s how siblings are sometimes. You love them, but it’s more so because they’re your family than anything else. That’s not a fault on any of the Starks.

The most obvious relationship this is seen in is Arya/Sansa. I’ve seen whole metas written about how close they really were, but it’s kind of a weak attempt to get Badass Stark Sisters™. The fact is they just weren’t close at all, they had a negative relationship if anything.

There’s hardly any sisterly bonding that was in Present time chapters, and you can’t trust memories. There are several times when Arya or Sansa think of something nice that happened between them, but isn’t a kind happy moment exactly the kind of thing you would choose to think about after having horrible things happen to you and your family? In the actual interactions we see, there’s not even much friendliness, let alone anything more.

And looking at the actual memories (which are far and few), they do not seem like things that happened regularly. Perhaps that’s why they stood out and were remembered. They also seem to be from when the sisters were younger, like the snowball fight. Could you imagine the Sansa we met tackling Arya to the ground and putting snow in her hair? This is clearly from when Sansa was not yet old enough to have as many lady-like requirements. Basically, the sisters are simply sisters, but they do care about each other.

One relationship that hardly gets mentioned is Robb’s with the rest of the Stark children. I’m sure he loved his siblings a lot, and they got along well, but his main companion was Theon, and also Jon slightly less.

Although Arya and Jon definitely have the closest relationship, Bran was the one she played with most often. Rickon was too young, Jon and Robb too old, and Sansa was interested in other activities. She likely spent much of her free time with Bran, and I wish people talked about their bond more.

I’m mainly only going to talk about Jon and Sansa because of the shippers, but they DID NOT GET ALONG. Sansa followed Catelyn and didn’t think much of Jon because he was a bastard. They wouldn’t have spent hardly any time together, except for meals. Arya was the one Jon felt closest to and loved most, and it’s been established that when she was sad or angry or crying (usually because of something involving Sansa, like sewing or ‘Arya Horseface’) she would go to Jon. Yes, I know Sansa has changed, but I don’t think Jon would forget about it. The point is, they weren’t close.

Jon and Arya even had an inside joke of saying “Don’t tell Sansa!"        

I wish we had more about Jon and Bran, but it’s obvious they love each other a lot. Jon stood up to Catelyn to say goodbye to him, something he’d never done before, because Bran meant that much

*But they still all loved each other and will get along fine. Let’s just not pretend everything was peachy and there won’t be tension*

I just realized that the appearance of the Hogsbottom Three at the Battle for the World at Neverwinter means thaT CAREY AND SCALES FANGBATTLE ARE IN THE SAME PLACE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE PODCAST 

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I was singing Bohemian Rhapsody couple weeks ago and my little siblings heard that so now everytime someone says “mama?” and waits for an answer someone else goes “just killed a man” and it became terrible habit when my 3 year old brother started doing that too. Now it sounds like we are killing around 20 people a day.