squares on the roll

  • Square Enix: *Announces Life is Strange:Before the Storm*
  • Me: *Crawls back from FFXV's Promptis and Promdyn hell*
  • Square Enix: *Shows game trailer*
  • Me: *has wild flashbacks to everything LiS, remembers the theories, the fanfics, the fever, the hype...*
  • Me: My body is ready

Geometric Queen and her Geometric Guardians

I wanted to draw the Ruby Squad, I wanted to draw Peridot, and I wanted to draw something involving ships with Peridot and any of the Rubies, so now you all get this!!

I really, really want Peridot to actually interact with the Ruby Squad at some point

  • Looks like a cinnamon roll but could actually kill you: Ignis
  • Looks like he could kill you but is actually a cinnamon roll: Noctis
  • Looks like a cinnamon roll and is actually a cinnamon roll: Prompto
  • Looks like he could kill you and could actually kill you: Gladio

Well what had happened….

We’re playing an underdark campaign; party includes barbarian (me), monk, fighter, and cleric, and we’ve been taken to a large city. We’re not welcomed of course and I’m a CN dwarf barbarian. The cleric, a drow tells me not to get into trouble. Naturally I make my way to the closest tavern.

DM: So you enter the tavern and take a seat at the bar. While you’re waiting on your drinks you hear a group of loud Duergar boasting in the corner.

Me: Do they look tough?

Monk: Don’t…

Me: DO THEY LOOK TOUGH?!

DM: yeah they’re pretty huge

Me: I go over to the table and challenge their strength!

Monk: WHY?!

Me: I’m a barbarian no one’s tougher then me!

DM: alright so you go over to their table and challenge them all to an arm wrestling contest. Roll for strength for all 3.

Me: Aw yeah! Let’s do this, rolled 16, 19, and 20.

DM: You beat them quite easily, they all howl with laughter and say. “Lugo! Get out here we’ve got a tough guy!” The largest Duergar you’ve ever seen steps through the back door, he’s so huge he shouldn’t really be considered a dwarf. “So you think you’re tough?”

Monk: See! this is why you don’t do this! You’re screwed man.

Me: I ain’t scared lets get it!

DM: Roll strength, my man I’m just saying walking a way is always an option

Me: Rolls a nat 20

DM: Whelp, You square up to arm wrestle and destroy the guy. You slam his hand on the table so hard it breaks the table. The room goes silent all the Duergar in the room just look at you.

Monk: You’re so screwed they’re going to kill us all and it’s all your fault!

DM: The Duergar start cheering and start to carry you off chanting “Bring him to the temple of Asmodeus.

After being taken to this temple they make me a champion of Asmodeus and I get covered in tattoos and become the leader of a sect of barbarian Asmodeus followers. The rest of the party meets up and they all stare at me. The cleric is the last to show up and just goes bananas.

Cleric: What did I fucking say! What did you do?!

Me: I’m huge now, and I kinda lead a pack of Asmodeus worshipers.

Cleric: I fucking hate you so much.

Me: I’m huge though.

The rest of the party just busts out in laughter, me and the cleric now butt heads on everything, it’s great this campaign is going to be hilarious.

Kronk’s Spinach Puffs


Yields 36 puffs

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups frozen spinach
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Frozen puff pastry
  • Egg wash
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cookie sheet lined with parchment
  • Rubber spatula
  • Sauté pan
  • Square cookie cutter
  • Rolling pin

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat oil in a sauté pan on medium high. Add diced onions and sweat for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and spinach and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  4. Place spinach into a medium bowl and then stir in the cheeses, yolk and salt.
  5. Cut a puff pastry into squares about 3-4 inches and place 1 tablespoon filling along the center in a line from top to bottom.
  6. Brush egg wash along the edges and then seal the two sides together to create a “cone” shape.
  7. Bake for 15-17 minutes.
  8. TaDa! Kronk’s Spinach Puffs are a cheesy, flaky delight fit for an emporer!
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Ike & Tina Turner, Mick Jagger, and Claudia Lennear backstage at Madison Square Garden on Nov 27, 1969.  

Ike and Tina were the supporting act to The Rolling Stones. Claudia Lennear was Mick Jagger’s girlfriend and an Ikette in Ike & Tina’s band for 3 years until she had a spat with Tina. The Rolling Stones song Brown Sugar is said to be about was written about Claudia and Marsha Hunt; Hunt was also Jagger’s girlfriend and mother of his first child Karis.

Royalty AU sentence starters!

A big mix of them, so have fun with them! Intrigue, revolts, and fairytales~

  • “Your majesty, the invaders have breached the castle walls – you must flee!”
  • “I pledge my fealty to you.”
  • “One day, you will become a fine ruler of this land.”
  • “I need no king/queen.”
  • “You should do something about those revolts.”
  • “And on this day forth, you shall hold crown and scepter in the name of the people as its fair and just emperor/empress.”
  • “My king/queen, do not fret for there will be no one else I would rather die for.”
  • “Kings/queens do not weep so weakly.”
  • “I am not the true king/queen – I am merely their body double.”
  • “Oh, sweet Prince/Princess, would you care to be mine?”
  • “The king and queen have arranged it – you will be married to the child of the opposing nation so that peace may come to both our kingdoms.”
  • “In a few hours your head will roll through the town square – what say you, deposed one?”
  • “You are the king’s illegitimate child and I have come to collect you.”
  • “My name is unimportant – you, tyrant, will die today by my blade.”
  • “Oh, cruel majesty…for your selfishness and evil ways, I place a curse upon you and your house…”
  • “Royal balls are such a bore, aren’t they?”
  • “I wonder what it’s like beyond the palace walls?”
  • “You are hereby condemned, exiled from this kingdom, stripped of your title for crimes against the kingdom.”
  • “Oh, highness, do not shed anymore tears – I am here to rescue you.”
  • “As per the rules of the tourney, I am granted one wish: I wish to marry your son/daughter.”
  • “Let’s overthrow the king together, shall we?”

DESSERT FOR BREAKFAST🍓🍫🍫 ~ yes or no?
Even when it’s a little frosty in the morning, sometimes you just need a good Choc-Berry Smoothie Bowl to start the day😛😛 topped with all of my favourites of course, including crunchy Choc-Cherry Granola (recipe is up on my blog✨), rolled oats, raspberries + a cheeky square of @alterecopacific #rawvegan dark chocolate. Treat yourself💘💘

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Janis Joplin joins Ike and Tina Turner onstage at Madison Square Garden, 1969.

Ike and Tina Turner were supporting acts on The Rolling Stones American Tour.

Photos by Amalie R. Rothschild