the longlost

Classical music subgenres
  • Fairy children dancing
  • ONWARD TO WAR
  • Electric guitars haven’t been invented yet so violins are still the sexiest instrument
  • Heavenly choir that’s way too long
  • Lost in a monastery and too timid to interrupt chanting to ask for directions
  • That one from the Bugs Bunny cartoon
  • Emilia’s garden parties are such fun!
  • Constance’s garden parties are not as fun as Emilia’s but still quite pleasant
  • Must we attend Gertrude’s garden party (Mother says we must)
  • Fairy adults dancing (NSFW)
  • You’ve heard this song a thousand times but your boss’ child has a flute solo so you have to keep nodding along
  • ONWARD TO WAR but with an indefinable Russian edge
  • An Italian man is singing from his belly so this is probably about love
  • (too quiet) TOO LOUD (too quiet) TOO LOUD
  • Intellectual supervillain shows off liberal arts education
  • Your boss’ other child has a ballet recital
  • Christmas
  • The other famous ballet that isn’t Swan Lake or the Nutcracker
  • Sitars?
  • The composer thinks cellos are sexier than violins
  • More dancing fairies but with an insidious tonal shift so you can tell it’s the weird kind with horns and this isn’t the nice part of the story
  • Church music that’s too bland to be heavenly choir or chanting
  • The Big Six
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Song: Longlost - Eternity

I Only See You

It had been an accident, really.


Kaneki had went to Hide’s room to check on him and see if he needed anything. That and just to reaffirm that his longlost best friend was actually here with him and not just some hallucination or dream. He had went to the door and knocked, but upon receiving no answer he had let himself in to make sure nothing was wrong with Hide.


The bedroom was empty and Kaneki could distantly hear the sound of the shower running in the bathroom, but his mind wasn’t really focused on that, but rather the familiar mask that was lying on the bed.


The Scarecrow Mask.


Hide’s scarecrow mask.


His breath quickened at the prospect of seeing his best friend without his ever present mask. Half of him wanted to leave immediately and respect his human’s privacy, but the other and much louder half wanted to stay and finally see what Hide looked like after their long separation.


But in the end, the choice was taken from him when the bathroom door opened and Hide walked out with a cloud of steam.


Both men froze at the sight of each before Hide let out a strangled squeak and tried to return to the bathroom.


“Hide wait!” Kaneki cried, quickly grabbing the hand of his fleeing friend. He could feel Hide struggle to free himself while also keeping his face hidden as much as possible. A steady stream of choked whimpers falling from his lips.


“Hide please, it’s okay,” Kaneki whispered in a soothing voice, trying to calm his friend. “You don’t have to hide yourself from me. I want…I want us to be able to trust each other again, like we used to. I don’t want us to have anymore secrets between us.”


Gradually, Hide calmed down though he still was turned away from the ghoul. With trembling hands, he made a motion for his notepad. The white haired male was quick to fufill the request though he was loath to release Hide’s hand. He watched patiently as Hide wrote down something on his notepad before showing him the message.


(I don’t want to upset you)


Kaneki had always known that Hide was hiding his injuries for his benefit, that he didn’t want Kaneki to feel bad for hurting him as bad as he had. But as horrible and guilty the ghoul would feel upon seeing the damage he had done to his friend, he needed to show the other that he would love and accept him just the same. Just like Hide had done for him. He told the human as such and was relieved to see Hide hold up his notepad again that said,


(Alright, but don’t complain that I’m not cute anymore.)


Slowly, but surely Hide finally turned around and Kaneki got his look at his friend’s face. His chest tightened at the sight of scarring on his human’s neck and face. Tears sprung into his eyes. How could he have done such a thing to his most beloved friend?! And how could Hide even stand to be around him after all the pain he’s caused him?!


Hide noticed his sorrow and quickly wrote a new message.


(I knew it was too soon. I knew you’d be bothered by my hide-ousness)


A chuckle fell from Kaneki’s lips despite how horrible he was feeling. Only Hide could pull off such a feat. Before he could stop himself he had the other wrapped in a hug, nuzzling gently at the scarred flesh on Hide’s neck.


“I don’t think you’re hideous,” he whispered, lips grazing the sensitive skin and causing the other to shiver. “I think you’re beautiful, smart, caring, wonderful, sweet, and most of all, absolutely adorable. Just like you’ve always been.” Kaneki smiled when he felt the skin underneath his lips start to warm up. Pulling back, he could see the bright blush spread across his cheeks.


“So cute,” the white haired male said, pressing his lips against those burning cheeks. “So perfect.”


(Don’t you think you’re laying it on a little thick? You don’t have to say all that just to make me feel better.)


Kaneki simply shook his head and cupped Hide’s glowing cheeks. He made sure to have the blonde’s undivided attention so he could read the sincerity in his eyes and voice.


“Hide, I love you. I love you so much and there is nothing in the world that will change that. I don’t see your scars, I only see you.”


A smile that lit up the whole room spread across Hide’s face before he shot forward and connected his lips with Kaneki’s.

Songs each sign should listen too prt2

aries: don’t let me down ( illenium remix )

taurus: paris jones- okay ft angel haze

gemini: lana del rey- body electric

cancer: nf- got you on my mind

leo: karmin- crash your party

virgo: partynextdoor- grown woman

libra: jhene aikó- beautiful ruin

scoprio: think up anger ft malia- smells like teen spirit

sagittarius: odesza- without u

capricorn: chris brown- party hard/ cadillac
aquarius: m83- midnight city

pisces: longlost- eternity

As I lay here on this bench with my legs dangling down, longlost birds send their love to me by singing the songs of my childhood. Songs which remind me of the bittersweetness of better days, the temporary tales of children whose youth hadn’t been black marked by the passing of time yet. Days of mirth and adoration, which still haunt my mind till this very second, for the exuberance of my childlike youth no longer lives in me. It lives only in my nostalgia, a nostalgia for a childhood I’ve never had. A childhood I’ve created in my moments of desperation, when all the lights had gone out and all the people slumbered.

And as I lay here atrophying in the sun, an amalgamation of wind and warmth kisses the pale layer of Venus skin which adorns me, while my slender fingers embrace the ephemeral breeze which continuously ebbs and flows betwixt them… in and out, as if the earth had lungs and they were breathing, and with every exhale their air would come running to me, to hold and protect me, to make me feel again.

—  Excerpts from a book I’ll one day write //
Fictional realism - MD
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Dedicated to: @mysmoldarkfictionalsons @ishipgayshit


Music: longlost - eternity
Footage: Shingeki no Kyojin
Software: Sony Vegas pro 13

Klance Fic Rec 3

Please check the archive warnings and fic summaries before reading to make sure you’re gonna be okay with the fic contents!  Spoilers for Season 1 abound.  Plenty of other fics that don’t fit my personal reading preference are on AO3, so you should check them out if you have time! (I tend to avoid character death fics or really short ones.) 

Past fic recs found here.


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  • tropical drink melting in your hand; we’ll be falling in love by jojotxt – beach resort au where keith gets a job at the rental shack and lance is a lifeguard / surfing instructor, and the whole thing is really cute
  • surfing lessons by shingekinogtfo – lance is bad at surfing and tries to show off for the cute lifeguard with a mullet, but he doesn’t seem to have the memo that almost-drowning isn’t a very good flirting tactic
  • baby love me cause i’m playing on the radio by dizzyondreams – cute college/uni au where keith is in charge of a radio show and lance keeps calling in to criticize his music taste and request songs
  • Faking Flight by prettyshiroic (AnalystProductions) – keith gets really angry after lance flies off in ep.6, and the other paladins help him sort out his feelings because he’s not very good at that
  • Doctor’s Orders by genericfanatic – post season 1 where lance and keith end up stranded on the same planet, and they slowly learn to work together and tolerate each other before they’re rescued
  • Found in Translation by princevince – some cute fluff where lance takes keith on a stargazing date in the castle of lions
  • Royal(ly fucked) by Ididntsignupforthisshit (Oliver_Ravenwood) – i love this bc lance is dancing and signing to music that hunk, pidge, and allura are playing, and shiro brings his deaf cousin keith to watch (i’m just excited bc i rarely see fics talking about sign language, go read it)
  • Humidity by Metis_Ink – i am always a sucker for fics featuring lance’s family bc i just want him to be happy, so this was a pleasant fic to read where lance takes keith home to visit them
  • Call me now, it’s urgent. by morvish – in which lance has absolutely terrible timing with comm calls to keith and is bad at prioritizing
  • It’s still gay even if it’s in space and you cry a lot (it might actually make it gayer) by Universebound – keith has a crush on lance and is afraid of how people will react, but he slowly comes out to the team when he feels safe, and everything is okay
  • Babysit Your Heart Out by opalfire – lance and keith have to babysit some aliens, and it turns out lance is pretty good with kids
  • in spite of you by regicide – high school au where keith and lance are at the aquarium for a field trip
  • head over feet by safra – college/uni au where keith and lance start off casually banging each other but then they become friends and eventually date
  • Kiss It Better by agalaxywithinyou – cute fic where keith gets seriously injured during a mission and lance frets about it
  • I’ve already rec’d What a Healing Pod Can’t Repair (by Remember_Me) before bc mmm quality angst, but it recently finished so check it out if the fic summary and tags interest you!

WIPs

  • Pulsar by southspinner – [warnings: descriptions of anxiety] – college/uni au where keith and lance meet at a frat party and slowly get to know each other; the worldbuilding is nice and the writing (especially characterization) pulled me in pretty quick! 
  • Backhand by Raylou – college/uni au where lance invites keith to join a martial arts club formed of the voltron crew, except lance is kinda an asshole and keith isn’t having any of it
  • Halcyon Days by bolbessa – prince au with a fairytale sort of vibe, in which lance is a longlost prince of a kingdom and keith is a knight sent to bring him back to the current king
  • Fill in the Space by Star_right – post season 1 where lance and keith end up stranded on an alien planet together; it’ll be interesting to see what happens next!
  • The Lion’s Den by Gigapoodle – coffeeshop aus where shiro owns the fic’s eponymous coffee shop in which a bunch of teenagers end up hanging out and becoming friends; it’s cute so far, check it out!

Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be (possibly your roommate, neighbor, coworker, longlost friend, lover, or even a complete stranger) but when you lock eyes with them, you know at that very moment that they will affect your life in some profound way.

And sometimes things happen to you that may seem horrible, painful, and unfair at first, but in reflection you find that without overcoming those obstacles you would have never realized your potential, strength, willpower, or heart.

Everything happens for a reason. Nothing happens by chance or by means of luck. Illness, injury, love, lost moments of true greatness, and sheer stupidity all occur to test the limits of your soul. Without these small tests, whatever they may be, life would be like a smoothly paved, straight, flat road to nowhere. It would be safe and comfortable, but dull and utterly pointless.

The people you meet who affect your life, and the success and downfalls you experience help to create who you become. Even the bad experiences can be learned from. In fact, they are probably the most poignant and important ones. If someone hurts you, betrays you, or breaks your heart, forgive them, for they have helped you learn about trust and the importance of being cautious when you open your heart. If someone loves you, love them back unconditionally, not only because they love you, but because in a way, they are teaching you to love and how to open your heart and eyes to things.

Make every day count!!! Appreciate every moment and take from those moments everything that you possibly can for you may never be able to experience it again. Talk to people that you have never talked to before, and actually listen. Let yourself fall in love, break free, and set your sights high. Hold your head up because you have every right to. Tell yourself you are a great individual and believe in yourself, for if you don’t believe in yourself, it will be hard for others to believe in you. You can make of your life anything you wish. Create your own life then go out and live it with absolutely no regrets.

Masochistic Desires

I kinda sorta really want these to happen, in a masochistic way. Even though these things are kind of cracky and borderline stupid:

  • Mey-Rin dying in Sebastian’s arms (cue A Little Fall of Rain- “Meyrin, I’m here.” “You’re here- that’s all I need to know… Mr. Sebastian, don’t you fret)
  • Sieglinde falling in love with Ciel but then realizing he only has eyes for Lizzie (so I can make an edit for “I’m Not That Girl”; but then Ciel gets shoved out of the way when Sullivan and Lizzie become BFFs lol)
  • Snake fighting Finny over Ciel’s lie about the Noah’s Ark circus
  • Madame Red coming back as a bizarre doll and fighting Grell
  • Diederich sacrificing himself for Ciel, ending his last words with “like father like son- you Phantomhives will have to take care of yourselves from now on… I’ve done my duty… I can’t be your fag anymore”
  • William realizing shinigami HQ has been hiding a corrupt scandal from him
  • Sebastian’s pocketwatch breaking in a fight
  • Bard having to choose between Phantomhive manor and a longlost war comrade come back to life
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Amazing news for Sherlock Holmes fans | The Independent

A lost Sherlock Holmes story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has been unearthed.

Walter Elliot, an 80-year-old historian, stumbled upon the “great little story” in a collection written to raise funds for the flood-hit Scottish town of Selkirk at the turn of the 20th century.

“Sherlock Holmes: Discovering the Border Burghs and, By Deduction, the Brig Bazaar” was sold in a collection of short stories called The Book o’ the Brig.

The story dates back over a century and Mr Elliot, a retired woodcutter, was given the 48-page book 50 years ago. He recently found it in his attic, and it will go on display at the Cross Keys Selkirk Pop-Up Community Museum.

It was put together to raise funds for a wooden bridge that crossed the Ettrick after its predecessor was destroyed by flooding in 1902. Conan Doyle was a visitor to Selkirk and agreed to contribute to the book. It was sold at a bazaar to raise funds.

Mr Elliot told the Daily Record: “He really must have thought enough of the town to come down and take part.”

The story follows Holmes’ deducing the fact that Watson was going to the Border country. Watson also says he is “going to Selkirk in aid of a bridge”.

“I have no idea if it has ever been published – I’ve never seen it,” Mr Elliot said.

(NEW CANON!!!!!)