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RPG Maker Fever Hanged by Four Dwarfs

Warning:This article may contain spoilers and the content inappropriate for children…or may not contain.But get the children away from the screen just in case.

It was the rainy day just like this one. I was in my room watching  porn the stars, when I’ve noticed the body hanging in the opposite window. Neighbor hung himself. While examining the scene I’ve found his laptop with unfinished article. I’ve got the laptop and went home. Later I got arrested for break-in, but before that I managed to post this article on tumblr. Enjoy!

1. Blight Dream

Blight Dream is an exploration adventure game, where you play as a girl, suffering from memory disorder ( don’t confuse with amnesia ), whose goal is to regain memories from the blank period of her life. But there’s one little problem-it seems that your brother isn’t really excited about you getting back your memories, that’s why he’s watching your every step and prevents all your attempts to remember. So, watch his movements and try not to get caught by him. But is it really your brother, who you should be afraid of? Play and see for yourself. Beside interesting plot, this game has high-quality visuals ( character’s 3D-models are similar to ones in remake of FF3 and CP:Blood Drive ) and wisely chosen soundtrack.

2. 1BeatHeart

Here goes a sequel-spinoff to 1bitHeart, without friend-making and QTE-scenes though. This time the main character is Misane-chan, who, along with Nanashi, is solving various murder cases in resort hotel. Gameplay is very similar to Ace Attorney games, logic is pretty simple, so, as long as you’ve played any detective games-you’ll be fine even without hints. Like it’s predecessor, 1BeatHeart has wonderful presentation – beautiful art and sprites along with catchy soundtrack and quality voice acting.

3.The Hanged Man

The Strange Men Series is probably one of most known game series in rpg-horror community, and, no doubt, one of the most interesting. Here goes the last game in the series, which concludes the main plotline, and makes clear some things, that were hanging in the air since the Crooked Man. The Hanged Man  introduces us new protagonist – Will, a bit unstable, but still nice boy with active imagination, who’s searching for his missing friend. Along the way he’ll meet many of our old acquaintances from previous games. Once again, game has fully voiced cutscenes, with quality voice acting for an indie-game. Gameplay, though, is more simple compared to predecessors, most of the game you’ll be exploring various locations and  solving puzzles, there’s no action cut-ins, except for quite complicated final chase. Overall, the Hanged Man  is an interesting game and very decent conclusion of the whole series.

4.Farethere City

Here goes the game, made by Segawa, the author of our favorite End Roll. Farethere City was his first game, and it’s bit more simple in terms of gameplay ( for example, there’s no rpg-elements and game’s world isn’t that big ). But when it comes to story, City is as good as ER, both sad and moving,-game starts with little kelp  (Mr.Turnip?) named Pigula, who has recently moved to a new city and wishes to open a shop, but something is definitely off with both city and our  hero. Visual part is as bright as one in the End Roll (including a bit of stylish disturbing artwork).So, if you liked End Roll and still want more, I highly suggest playing Farethere City.

5.June Bride Nightmare

What a beautiful wedding…and how quickly it turned into a nightmare. Our protagonist, Yuno, was so close to finding her happiness with the man she loves, but ended up being the only surviving person on her own wedding, and now she’s forced to play hide and seek with the mysterious maniac in the church, where wedding was held. Every time the maniac appears, you have a choice to sneak past him or to run for it by performing a QTE. Game has an interesting story, good gameplay and wonderful presentation. Even if you are far from  romance ( like myself, heh ), Bride still leaves the strong impression, especially the bittersweet true ending ( there’s also secret ending, but it isn’t that good, really ).

6.Little Red Riding Hood’s Wolf

Who doesn’t know the tale about Red Riding Hood? Famous tale indeed, and has many various interpretations, in most of them the girl gets eaten by wolf one way or another. But not this time. In this game granny is dead from the very beginning, little Red Riding Hood and the wolf are working together in order to find the murderer. Story is interesting and have some nice plot-twists (personally, I liked how the theme of split personality played in here ) and characters are nice. When it comes to gameplay, LRRHW plays like any other rpg-horror, so if you aren’t new to genre, you’ll easily beat this game in a hour or so. It’ll be quite pleasant hour.

7.Stray Cat Crossing

If you constantly play rpg-horrors and still haven’t got tired from amnesiac characters, I highly recommend you to play Stray Cat Crossing. First thing, that catches the eye is very detailed sprites and pixel artwork. Other one is dark atmosphere of haunted house with stylish designs and some grotesque well-animated cutscenes. Gameplay is mostly consists from searching the right items and solving simple riddles, but there’s also one frustrating chasing scene at the end of the first section of the house. Story may lack originality, but still good and teaches us to forgive, this time not others, but yourself, since sometimes there’s things that are beyond our control. And despite ending being optimistic, closing credits are a bit creepy.

8.Three Ghostly Roses

You find yourself in the strange place, greeted by mysterious man in the blue cape, you don’t remember anything about yourself, except for the name. Edmund Brigham. Doesn’t ring a bell? Nope, it doesn’t. To find out about your past and your purpose, you’ll need to carefully explore every corner of the dark and unwelcome world, before it’ll start to fall apart. TGR looks very similar to NES games and has wonderful original soundtrack, which perfectly fits to dark atmosphere of the haunted world. Also game has pretty unique battle system, where you watch the enemy’s movements and try to exploit it’s weakness. And, there’s no healing items, you recover HP by defeating the enemies, but despite that, difficulty level is quite fair.

9.Dreamfarer

Good sleep is important, isn’t it? It definitely is, but not for the people in Dreamfarer, who don’t need to sleep at all. In the society, described in the game, sleep is considered something out of ordinary, since no one’ve slept and seen a dreams for a long time. Yet, little girl, who has an ability to travel between other’s dreams, accidentally gets into a dream of a man, who is currently in comatose state in the hospital. To get back to reality, you’ll need to swap between girl and the man, since both of them see the same things from different perspectives, and help the inhabitants of the dream world. Dreamfarer is one of those games, which start as cute adventure and get darker and darker towards the end. This game has amazing fully redrawn graphics and stunning artwork (there’s literally tons of CGs ).

10.Shirakami-sama to Yon-no-Oni 

 Our next game is perfect if you are tired from jumpscares, suggestive  content and brain(or heart)-breaking stories. Shirakami is very heartwarming game about friendship between boy and four demons, who help him in search of his cousin, who went missing while preparing to upcoming festival. Game has warm atmosphere of small village, strong with it’s traditions, beautiful illustrations and interesting gameplay, based on main character’s perception. There’s 3 endings in total, to see all of them you’ll need to beat the game 3 times (it’ll take from 3 to 5 hours in total ) and every time story goes the different way. Currently, game ia available only in russian and japanese.

11.From The Next Door

When you see something extremely cheap-it’s always suspicious. In case of food it might be rotten ( not always though ), in case of newly acquired house-get ready to deal with abomination living next door ( and no, I don’t mean neighbors ). Usually, when you notice paranormal activity in your house-you try to get away from it as far as you can, but in case of our heroine Namie ( who is as “smart” as Ayumi Shinozaki in CP: Blood Drive )- you’ll wait until things will get reeeeally ugly. Despite main heroine’s stupidity ( or thanks to it ), the game came out really creepy and interesting. Additionally I would like to praise game’s stylish visuals reminiscent of GBC-games and good work with setting the right atmosphere. And, once again, if you’re not the sensitive type-I suggest you playing in complete darkness with headphones on.

12.Hansel

Despite the game’s title, you will meet neither Hansel nor Gretel, instead you are playing as twin brothers, one of them is timid and another is sharp-mouthed (oh well, they’re both little rascals, no matter how you look at it). Hansel is nice adventure game with variety of references to famous old fairy tales, good humor, adorable visuals and quite unexpected ending ( two endings, to be exact, since another one is unlocked after beating the game for the second time). Game is relatively short ( 30-40 minutes ) and puzzles can be easily solved without a guide.

13.Lavender

Lavender presents another look on the Rapunzel’s story, in which there’s no prince and evil witch isn’t that evil. Your goal in this game is to descend the tower to retrieve your birthday present, solving various unique puzzles ( from feeding plants to playing chess ) on your way down. Lavender has quality pixel graphics and overall good presentation, which helps to create the feeling that you’re traveling through old storybook. Personally, I really liked the game’s normal ending, but there’s also a secret one for those, who like, when plot starts to turn grim and bloody.

14.Dudley and The Mysterious Tower

There goes a new title, developed by Sen, but don’t expect second Mad Father or Misao. Dudley is far more simple in terms of both plot and presentation. But it doesn’t mean that the game has nothing to offer. You play as a courier, who has an important delivery to tower’s owner, and his dog. Each floor of the tower is designed as a puzzle, in order to solve which you’ll need to switch between courier and the dog, who can do things courier can’t ( like seeing ghosts and talking to other animals).To climb the tower and see the contents of so-called “delivery”  you’ll need about 40 minutes, so if you have some free time-be my guest.

15.Apocalypse Never

And once again our closing title belongs to “escape” genre, where you need to leave locked apartments by all means necessary. This time you play as carefree guy, whose drunken older sister has changed all locks in the house. Game is about 30 minutes long and has several endings, which depend on how fast you’ll manage to escape the house and meet up with a friend ( don’t forget to bring “that” with you ).Also game has good humor (some jokes are just hilarious) and nice art style.

As both a story creator and a story consumer, I love bookends and circular themes; that is to say, I love it when a story is set up so that the ending is a parallel to the beginning. This is due to two parts:

1) history is constantly repeating; people live, love, fight, and die. A bookend story helps to reinforce this idea.

2) while history is constantly repeating, people can learn from previous mistakes. A good bookend story takes that idea and makes the ending smarter, better than the beginning was.

Take GoT for example, and more specifically: Jon/Sansa

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as an english lit student i understand how difficult it can be to learn quotes and to effectively take notes whilst annotating a book, so here’s a little guide on how i structure my a level english literature notes. 

1. before you start make sure you have the right stationary, you definitely need a light coloured highlighter ( i personally use yellow ) and a sharp pencil or a biro pen ( inkier pens will probably smudge ) and you can also use some small post it notes ( find ones which fit within the pages of your book so they don’t all stick out ).


2. as you go through the book - either at home or in class - highlight any interesting or relevant quotes. if you are reading a large book ( e.g. Wuthering Heights ) try to highlight at least 2-3 quotes per page, ( obviously some pages won’t hold any relevance ) however if you’re reading a short story or a play ( e.g othello ) try and highlight as much as you can on the page so that it is filled with highlighter.


3. next to each quote you highlight use your pen or sharp pencil to write a short explanation as to why you highlighted the quote, you only need to write a couple of words such as ‘status’ or ‘patriarchal control’ but make sure you write enough so that you can understand it when you look back. 


4. this is a tip i don’t personally use but can be very useful. for any points regarding context use your small post it notes to write a short note on the relevance of context to the quote you highlighted. by using post it notes this will really stand out in the book as well as separating itself from your other notes. 


5. now this is the part where people often get stuck with english revision and tend to just read through their notes in the book however merely re-reading isn’t the best method of revision. instead, when it comes to revision i make a word document and add heading of each of the major characters, relationships and themes throughout the novel. then as a re read through the text i add each of my highlighted quotes under the relevant headings with a little note afterwards explaining it perhaps in more detail than my original note. this method allows for all your quotes to be categorised and split into topics and themes at the same time as making you re read the text with precision. 


6. i then also add to this document any context, critical material or other relevant information to the text and to your exam criteria. 


i hope this was useful, if you have any questions feel free to ask or if you want to see my notes just send me a message xx

Uncanny (RusAme oneshot)

Written for the RusAme Autumn Event coordinated via Discord! This is inspired by the prompt “pumpkins” shared by @spookyzelos who also posted more info about the event.

Synopsis: Russia and America enjoy the quaint festivities of autumn, including making jack-o-lanterns. America carves one in the likeness of Russia, with some creative liberties.

Also on FF and Ao3.


Uncanny

Though too fleeting and ready to pass into a biting chill, autumn was an enjoyable enough time for Russia. That same cool air that nipped playfully at exposed cheeks also drew people to their stoves, and from those stoves and out open windows would drift the warm heady scents of freshly baked foods. Leaves scraped and skated across the ground, weaving between feet in their aimless ambling. A small seed of holiday anticipation was tucked tenderly into the hearts of all, as the coming autumn meant winter’s many festivities.

Throughout all this, Russia was able to enjoy the autumn well enough at home and with America, each implementing a pleasant blend of their own seasonal habits. America never voiced any protests against Russia’s cooking, always finishing every last drop of stew and practically licking his plate clean when presented with Prague Cake. Likewise, Russia enjoyed the slightly protracted mild temperatures of America’s autumn and always indulged in any outdoor sports the younger nation wanted to play.

He was even willing to participate in pumpkin carving, under the pretense of having some to make a meal with. Ready to agree to just about anything, America had promptly agreed.

And so Russia found himself outside, stood before a table on America’s front lawn, sleeves rolled up and eyes narrowed as he considered the large orange canvas before him. Beside him, America is happily alternating between sorting through supplies and taking brief swigs of brandy. Between them sat a small supply of pumpkins; isolated from the group were the ones they would start carving. In front of Russia sat a wide, squat pumpkin with the stem cut almost completely to the base. America had selected a more rounded pumpkin, much of the stem still remaining.

“Gonna carve that before it goes rotten?” America inquired with a grin, finger latching on to the string of Russia’s apron, pulling himself beside the taller figure.

“I cannot exactly undo anything that gets done,” Russia said softly. His gaze remained trained on his pumpkin, but he did acknowledge America’s approach by bumping his hip lightly. Grin widening, America returned the gesture before returning to his makeshift carving station.

“Just goes with what feels right, broski,” America advised sagely.

“Instinct does not grant good quality.”

Blue eyes slid to Russia’s contemplative form, the frown pulling at the corners of his lips; the sight only caused America to flash his teeth in his broadest smile yet, and it took the briefest glance for Russia to practically see the gears turning in America’s mind.

“Alfred,” Russia said shortly, finally picking up his carving knife and picking a spot to begin. “You should know by now the least assuring thing to see is you giving me that look.”

“Don’t know what you mean.” As if that settled the matter, America turned dismissively away. To Russia’s confusion, America ignored his own carving knife, first instead turning his pumpkin onto its side. Shaking his head, Russia turned from America’s bizarre antics to focus on his own work. The tools they had brought out varied in sharpness, length, and thickness- all so they would want for nothing as they carefully went about carving their pumpkins. Before doing anything else, Russia meticulously hollowed out his pumpkin, seeds and fibrous orange strands sticking to his bare arms.

“Sexy,” America said, swiping a finger across fine platinum arm hairs and pumpkin pulp alike. Still not turning, Russia heard rather than saw America’s bark of laughter as he shooed him away. Finally glancing over, Russia’s eyebrows rose in bemusement as he saw America had carved a hole for himself to hollow out his pumpkin not where the stem was, but on the bottom. America continued on tugging out the odorous innards and placing them messily onto one of the many drop cloths they had set out. Blinking, wondering at the enigma that was America’s brain, Russia returned his attention to the jack-o-lantern he was planning. Leaning in, he carefully slid the knife through the skin, sawing and adjusting and prodding and twisting as needed. With an obvious expertise, Russia carved out delicate curves and graceful arcs, small petals and writhing vines. The two worked in relative quiet, the silence broken by the occasional grunt or thoughtful hum, or the dull thunk of a glass against wood and the puncturing of the pumpkin’s skin.

The pallid skin of his arms now a faint orange, the dusting of hairs mingled with seeds and pumpkin innards, Russia stepped back from his work with a satisfied sigh. Anyone familiar with his early history knew of the fame of Russian woodworking, of the churches made entirely of wood without a single nail, of the ornate nalichniki window frame carvings proudly embellishing old homes. Fortunately, that skill with a blade translated well into this work, providing Russia with the patience and precision so vital to creating delicate art. The result today was a jack-o-lantern featuring scrollwork set around bountiful flowers wrapping around the pumpkin in soothing waves.

“Wow,” America breathed, leaning over to admire Russia’s creation. “Alright, sure, come into my home and upstage me. It’s all good,” he teased, giving Russia a light shove, considerate enough to avoid his shirt and aim for his apron instead. “I kind of wanna preserve this,” he added, leaning closer still to better appreciate the craftsmanship.

“I will charge,” Russia said serenely, tone innocent. Eyes not innocent.

“I’m sure we can come to some arrangement.” America glanced up from under dark golden lashes, the lenses of his glasses flashing in front of pools of molten blue mischief.

Russia smiled, eyes sliding to America’s own pumpkin. Quick as a heartbeat, Russia’s smile turned to a look of confusion. He sidestepped America and inspected the creation. America had left his pumpkin on its side, hollowed it out, and continued to work from there. Above the long stem were carved wide eyes, and below was a smile broad enough to stretch across half of the pumpkin. Underneath was a drop cloth, wrapped around the bottom with remarkable similarity to that of a scarf.

Russia glowered, face twisted as if he had just tasted something sour. Something in his look must have amused America, who flashed a cheeky, albeit mildly sheepish, grin of his own. “Like it?” America asked innocently. Eyes also not innocent.

“Fedya, dorogoi,” Russia said slowly, voice venomously sweet. “Who is this pumpkin carved to be?”

Still bracing, America draped an arm over Russia’s shoulder, keeping a firm hold even as Russia squirmed beside him, expression darkening with every second. “What’s the matter? Don’t see the resemblance?” he asked.

Nyet.”

“Well, boo! Pumpkin-van has your lovely scarf, that big smile I love so much, your big, beautiful, gorgeous, sexy, handsome, adorable, expressive, hot-”

“Are you in love, America?”

“Eyes. And it has- ah!”

Russia had stopped resisting America’s hold. Instead, his own arm wrapped around America’s waist. Tightened. Tightened further still.

“And what, America?”

Smile slightly twisted yet spirit undaunted, America muscled his way onto his tippy-toes, placing a long, wet kiss onto Russia’s nose. “And that big, handsome nose I love so much.”

Russia delivered a pinch to America’s ear; undeterred, America paused in his kissing to pinch Russia’s nose briefly, lips returning to the offended spot in a flurry of teasing, apologetic pecks.

“That looks nothing like me,” Russia said stubbornly through America’s ministrations.

“I think the resemblance is uncanny,” America said evenly, eyes dancing.

“I know you are delusional,” Russia huffed.

“Delusionally right and delusionally in love.”

“If you think that changes anything-”

“Aaaw,” a new voice cooed from the sidewalk. Both their heads swiveled round to spot some of America’s neighbors spectating. “That’s so cute you made a jack-o-lantern of your boyfriend, Mr. Jones,” one of them said delightedly. “You totally nailed it!” The gaggle of friends moved off, talking excitedly of what a cute idea America’s was.

Eyes narrowed, Russia regarded the still glowing American beside him, deftly flicking the rogue strand of hair that refused to lie flat. “You are delusionally sleeping on the couch,” he informed America.

“Wha- it’s my house!”

“And it is my comfort you wished for. I could leave right now, if you prefer.”

“What a baby. I should go get a baby bonnet to put on this thing, really complete the image.”

“I shall make one of you then, and give it a black eye and knocked out tooth.”

“That a threat, hot stuff?”

“Less a threat, more of a promise, little one.”

“And what does that mean, ‘little one’?”

Remaining pumpkins were pulled for the pile, their stem lengths being used as euphemisms for the length of other extremities. The banter continued in such a manner for a while longer, both in the garden and the kitchen, the den and the bath tub. Looking back, Russia would not admit exactly how America had persuaded him to take a picture side-by-side with “Pumpkin-van,” nor was he himself entirely sure why he crammed himself beside America on the couch. What he would acknowledge, however, was how not even America’s annoying jokes and delusional parallels could interrupt the tranquility of their joint autumn celebrations.

In fact, they may just be a necessary part of every year.

THE END

Notes: This is inspired by zelo-s on tumblr, their RusAme Autumn Events Prompt, or the RusAme Discord Event, particularly the prompt of something to do with pumpkins. I remember making a jack-o-lantern and using the stem as a nose for making one of Dobby the house-elf from Harry Potter, and the idea of having it as a nose stuck with me for Ivan with his own beautiful sizeable masterpiece. Feedback is welcome, and definitely check out the event and anything in the tags!

Also image search nalichnik because those window frames are works of art, breathtaking, perfect in every way.

Indeed, woodwork was quite the popular skill back in the day in Russia. If a fire swept through Moscow (as was kinda common place for a while) entire houses could be rebuilt by the next day. And churches such as the one on Kizhi island are indeed all wood and have no nails or sharp connector pieces like nails. Those are also miraculous feats of wonder and beauty. Some were built with just an axe alone.

thor? in my vagina? it’s more likely than you think

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con AU: Todoroki brings up vaguely that he has tickets to HeroCon since his old man’s a VIP guest and doing panels, and how he hates he’ll have to see Endeavours face on posters all over town for the next month. Deku freaks out since he preregistered for the con and every possible event there MONTHS ago, and already has drawn up a timetable for the con of every hero he wants to see and panel he wants to attend. Todoroki can’t say no to his blinding enthusiasm when Deku asks if they want to go together, and even mentions he might be able to get Deku into some VIP areas or sold out events. ANYWAYS it’s good and pure and they share an All Might themed banana split

Hey yo Paige here to explain to you why Gladion and Ankh are actually the same. 

So for starters:


Also um they apparently make JJBA references??

also I love how they both just reference the villains. Love it.

also Silvally, Gladion’s pokemon/partner in fighting etc…: chimera-esque creature sectioned into three parts, 1 animal each? (also 100% that is TakaKiriTa)

and OOO, Ankh’s pokemon/partner in fighting etc…: animal themed, split into three parts. a bird as the head~

I think I rest my case. 

On Obi-Wan’s musical theme (or lack thereof)

Strangely enough, apart from the myriad of reasons I’ve stated before that brought me to name my most popular fic The Silent Song, I’ve just realised that I subconsciously linked Obi-Wan to a silent song because he’s the only main character in Star Wars without his own musical theme - he only ever weaves in and out of Luke’s or the Force’s theme because he holds the place of a steward - an eternal supporter, a linchpin without glory.

The Skywalkers’ musicial themes weave in and out of each others’; the Force theme meshes with the imperial march, Anakin’s theme is the imperial march in major key, Anakin and Padme’s love theme splits one note above and below to form Leia and Luke’s themes, and Kylo Ren’s theme is a mirrored, descending version of Rey’s (though this might have nothing to do with whether Rey is a Skywalker, and more to do with her and Kylo being foils)

But Obi-Wan has always been silent, because he is the supporter who seeks no glory for himself; he is simply there. You’d think such a pivotal character would have his own theme. But he doesn’t, because he bases his own identity on that of serving the Force. So the Force theme is all he ever needs; he is a small part of it, or it is all of him.

Waiting Pt. 5 (Yoongi)

-Requests Closed-

Word Count: 1,842 words

Waiting | Pt. 2 | Pt. 3 | Pt. 4 | Pt. 6  | Pt. 7 | Pt. 8 | Pt. 9 | Pt. 10 | Pt. 11 | Pt. 12 | Pt. 13


The moon. Some nights it shows half of itself. Other nights it wasn’t present. A full moon isn’t even the whole moon, only half. The other half will always be hidden, only showing you one side.

That was what he was to you.

He was your moon. Now, your nights were moonless and moonlight was nothing but a mere fragment of imagination.

“Mommy~”

“Yes, baby?”

“Do you like Mr. Yoongi?” You were sipping on a cup of coffee while your kids were eating breakfast. You choked on your coffee and placed the cup on the counter you were leaning against.

“He’s just a friend.” You rubbed your arms, your thumb smoothing the fabric of your cardigan as the thought of Yoongi came to your mind. He was awfully quiet nowadays since he kissed you and your confusing response.

What actually were you two? Kissing strangers? An ex-boyfriend that you love and hate? The father of your children that you casually kissed?

“Mommy, you look sad again.”

“Do I?” You made silly faces, making your kids giggle and watched them eat. They said cute little ‘done’s when they finished and you washed their bowls. You finished your coffee and took your kids out.

Their birthday was in only 5 days and you finally got an appointment to pick the theme for the party. You arrived at the location, your kids rushed out the car, running to the door and you caught up to them.

“Right on time. Wow.”

“I’m YS/N!”

“I’m YD/N!”

“You have some cute kids.”

“Thank you..Tyler?”

“I prefer my English name over my Korean name.”

“It suits you.”

“Ah..so do you two have an idea of what you two want?”

“Mermaid!”

“Trains!”

“Trains are boring!”

“Mermaids aren’t real!” They both kept bickering until he stopped them.

“Hey, hey how about we look like different themes and you two can choose from one of those.”

“Okay.”

“Come on.” He let you into a princess themed room and your daughter fell in love with it. You could imagine Jin enjoying the interior a bit and playing along with your daughter.

“You solved that quicker than I would have.”

“I get along with three kinds of people, children, beautiful women and the elderly.”

“Which do I fall under?”

“Hm? Elderly, maybe.”

“Yah.” You poked his arm while he chuckled and he guided you to the next room, which was car themed. Your son gushed at the amount of cars in the room and your daughter pouted.

“Aww, baby don’t pout. We don’t have to choose this room, okay?”

“But I really like this room, mommy!”

“It’s only fair you both like the same theme until you want to split your themes?”

“I still have a few more themes to show you if you still want to look around more?”

“It’s up to you two.”

“More themes, please!” They both said simultaneously and you laughed a little along with Tyler. He showed you an animal themed party and you saw both of their eyes light up.

“I think they like this one.”

“Mommy!”

“Yes, baby?”

“We want this one!”

“You heard them, they want this one.”

“Perfect, so I just need to steal your mom for a moment and we’ll be right back.”

“What is it?”

“Would you like to go out sometime?”

“Hmm, if you don’t mind an old lady that might fall asleep halfway through the date.”

“It could be a fun activity, sleeping. You probably have cute snores.”

“You’re quite the charmer.”

“I know what I like.”

“Mhm, so tomorrow night?”

“Give me your number so I could get your address.”

“Can’t you check the system?”

“How will I know you saved my number too?”

“Very true.” You exchange phones, adding yourself and he read yours aloud.

“‘That cute girl from work’, huh?”

“If you want my name, you’ll learn it tonight.” You walked back inside the room, collecting your giggling children and said bye to Tyler. You gave him a teasing wink before leaving the place and going back home.

Your kids hopped on the couch, indulging in their cartoons and you got a call from Jin.

Y/N?
Yup
How was the appointment?
It’s great, got a guy’s number, a date tomorrow and their birthday party is animal themed.
Wait, back up. You got a guy’s number and you’re going out with him?
Yeah, he seems very sweet and he was cute
But what about Yoongi?
What about him?
He told about what happened the other night.
It was a knee jerk reaction. It doesn’t mean I’m still in love with him
But there’s something there.
Jin, we’ve been over this. Yoongi and I have been apart for 4 years and I needed to move on. Maybe it’s time I let someone else in.
Y/N, you still have lingering feelings.
Maybe he’ll end them.
When are you two going out?
Tonight at 7, you mind be my babysitter?
How can I say no?
Thank you JinJin
*Sigh* You’re going to make me promise not to tell him, aren’t you?
Jin, you’re the best. Honestly.
Fine
I love you~
You two..aish. I’ll call you later.
Bye~

You ended the call and texted Tyler your address.

Is there any way I can know your name before our date?
Afraid not ;)
Are you always this much of a tease?
Depends
I better get an answer tonight
You will :)

You left it alone, wanting to have the last word and joined your kids in the living room. They watched their shows excitedly and you made lunch after a while.

You called Jin to come over and you started getting ready. You wore a champagne cocktail dress and black flats, putting on effort for this date.

“Wow.”

“Mommy looks pretty.”

“Is it for Mr. Yoongi?”

“No. No. Mommy is going to go meet a friend.” They nodded and went back to playing and Jin stared at you.

“Is there lipstick on my teeth?”

“No, you’re just putting a lot of effort into this.”

“First date in 4 years, I need to look presentable.”

“You look like you’re really into him even though you met him today.”

“Jin, come on. Not tonight, please.”

“Fine.” You heard a knock on the door and you opened to be welcomed with a bouquet of flowers.

“Aww.”

“I felt like you were the flower type.”

“Your guess was right.”

“Ready?”

“Of course. Let me just say bye to my kids.” You kissed both of their heads and left with Tyler in tow.

“You look great.”

“I don’t look like I have two kids, do I?”

“That doesn’t matter, you’re gorgeous regardless.”

“Well you clean up nice, much better than your orange and blue uniform.”

“Sometimes, I want to burn that thing. The colours are all wrong.”

“Which would you choose?”

“Red and white.”

“Interesting.”

“What about you? What do you do?”

“I’m an editor but I work at home because I can’t trust my kids in daycare. One time I had to leave a meeting because my son decided to draw pictures on their sleeping assistant.”

“But they seem so well mannered.”

“They oddly enough listen to me, my friend Jin and apparently you too.”

“I’m the third person to tame them.”

“Consider yourself lucky.”

“Here’s my car.” You stopped in your tracks, eyeing the red exterior and slipped into the passenger seat.

“You like it?”

“Prefer it in blue.”

“I can’t please you, can I?”

“I’m just messing with you, I like it.” He smiled at you, his smile was so cute. He drove you to a restaurant and you linked arms with him on your way in.

“Table for two, it’s under Lee Jinki?”

“Right this way.”

“Jinki? Like Onew from Shinee?”

“Yeah.”

“Almost as cute as him.”

“Almost?”

“You gotta prove that you’re cuter.” He started doing aegyo and you felt yourself getting second hand embarrassment.

“Yah, stop it.”

“I try to look cute for you but you just end up looking cuter.”

“Stop it.”

“Are you going to blush?”

“No.”

“Liar.”

“Fine, now quit it.”

“Say I’m cuter.”

“You’re cuter.”

“Was that so hard?” You kicked his legs under the table, him grasping his shin and you smiled innocently.

“Is everything alright, sir?”

“Just banged my leg against the table, I’m fine.”

“What will you two be having tonight?”

“Can I have some tomato soup please?”

“And you, sir?”

“Chicken parmigiana.”

“Your meal will be served shortly.” The server left and you turned back to him.

“You still haven’t told me your name.”

“Why is that first thing that came to mind?”

“I want to be about to say ‘I just had an amazing date with…’”

“You’re going to brag about me?”

“The elderly need their time in the spotlight too, the young kids can’t have it all the time.”

“I’m not even a grandma yet.”

“Maybe you’re just a old soul.”

“In a young woman’s body?”

“A gorgeous young woman’s body.”

“Too bad my life this time was still pretty bad.”

“You got two cute and wonderful kids, a supportive friend and an idiot chasing after you.”

“You’re not an idiot.”

“I do pretty stupid stuff.”

“Can’t be that bad.”

“One time I was dyeing my hair back to black and end up with pink hair for three weeks.”

“Do you have a picture?” You stifled a laugh and tried to imagine him with pink hair.

“You’re laughing at my pain.”

“No, it’s just. Did you time it wrong?”

“Fell asleep and washed it way past the time it said on the box.”

“You probably looked cute with pink hair.”

“I looked like my little pony throw up on my head.”

“Was there glitter?” He chuckled and you smiled. Your food came out after that, your tomato soup looking inviting,

“Mind if you give me a taste?”

“If you give me a bite of yours.”

“Fair deal, sure.” You fed him a spoonful of soup and patted his cheek.

“You eat well.” He gave you a bite, repeating the same thing to you. You finished your soup, the hearty goodness of tomato soup slowly being digested.

“Still don’t know your name.”

“I said I would tell you tonight but I didn’t say when exactly.”

“You sure you’re not a lawyer?”

“I should be, shouldn’t I?”

“You should have. You could have taken the justice system by storm.” He drove back to your apartment after paying for the meal and he followed you up to your apartment door.

“So, this is the part where we say goodbye.”

“I guess so.”

“I had fun tonight.”

“I enjoyed it more than I thought I would.” He looked at you, his eyes glancing at your lips a few times before he rested his hand on your waist. You stepped in closer before he leaned in to kiss you.

You tasted the chicken on his tongue yet his lips was oozing with sweetness. Your hand made its way to his tousled hair, tugging at the strands and you heard footsteps coming towards you.

“What the fuck is going on here?”


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