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RELATABLE NIALL VS. RELATABLE LOUIS

It took me a minute to figure out why the Niall and Louis’ promo feel so different (setting aside obvious label fuckery on Louis’ side). It’s the social media. Niall is out there being relatable on Instagram and Snapchat. He’s showing glimpses of being a “normal guy” in his house, with friends, throwing a fit golfing.

We’re being TOLD Louis is relatable in almost all the articles. But then we have very little “relatable” social media. So it doesn’t ring as true. 

I actually believe ALL of them are “relatable” in real life. But it’s interesting to see the difference there.

I’ve seen the idea of Peter visiting Meredith’s grave once he gets back to Earth (be it in Infinity War or after or another time) and while I really love that thought, I also think that Peter would be the kind of guy to drag his new family along to have his Mum “meet” them, in a way. Not to mention that I can totally see the Guardians wanting to tag along, and be it just to the cemetery to be there if Peter should need them.

 

Just – this mismatched group wandering through Earth’s street, standing out so extremely, not really knowing if they should joke around on the way there to lighten the mood or if solemn silence is more fitting. Groot has sprouted flowers that Mantis is carrying, Kraglin and Gamora have changed into clothes that are more fitting the planet (“You do know the fin and the green skin are still standing out, right” – “Thanks Rocket, we wouldn’t have noticed”) while Drax could not be convinced to put on a shirt, and Rocket climbs up on Kraglin’s shoulder and insists he’s not going to run alongside them just because they all have way too long legs.

Peter basically pushes them forward towards the grave when they hesitate and shuffle around awkwardly at the cemetery’s gates

“It’s yer Momma, Pete…”

“Yeah, like, aren’t you supposed to want to talk to her alone or…?”

“Oh shut up,” Peter answers nonchalantly, laughing when they look offended. “She would want to meet the whole family.”

 

And after a while of awkward and solemn and sad silence, Peter tries to lighten the tales he tells Meredith’s grave by jokes and funnier stories, and his friends readily chime in with anecdotes from Peter’s childhood (Kraglin provides embarrassing memories of Peter all too happily until Rocket is basically howling with laughter), the latest trouble Peter has gotten into (“Do not worry, we take care of him” Drax assures, and Gamora adds “We try”) and Groot tells how “boring” as a parent’s figure Peter can be while Rocket translates - until Peter waves his arms and yells “Okay, okay, she got the gist, okay, enough embarrassing me, you jerks!”

And Mantis laughs and laughs because she’s the only one who can feel the longing and the love and who thinks that, for just a second, she felt something pass like a whisper, a Thank you breathed right into her ear – Thank you for taking care of him – before it’s drowned out by her bickering and laughing friends again.

Don’t just give me a grave-visit, give me a family (re)union.

bandages

it was a friday night in the middle of october when stanley uris had realized that he was pathetically in love with his best friend, bill denbrough.

he had realized that whenever he felt as if his heart had stopped beating whenever bill would smile at him, it was for a reason.

he had realized that whenever he got that feeling in his stomach whenever bill said his name, it was for a reason.

he had realized that he had felt this way for a reason.

that reason being that he was in love with bill denbrough.

———

stanley had realized that he had made a mistake showing up at bill’s house past midnight. his knees were bleeding as he had collided with the pavement prior to showing up to his house.

“stanley, it’s midnight. w-what’s wrong?” bill asked “and why are y-your knees b-b-blee
ding?”

“it doesn’t matter,” stanley spoke softly “i have to tell you something.”

then, with breathless words and bloody knees, stanley uris confessed his love to bill denbrough.

———

“i’m so s-sorry s-stanley,”

bill attempted to hold back the tears that were forming in his eyes, but he failed.

he didn’t want to have to hurt his best friend, but he knew that’s what he was going to do.

and that killed him.

“why are you sorr
y?”

“because, i care about you, stanley. i r-really do. but, i”

bill paused and wiped away the tears that had spilled onto his cheeks.

“i don’t love you, stanley.”

———

stanley went to bed that night with two bandages on each of his knees and a broken heart.

he cried for hours before he could even feel himself growing tired.

and bill didn’t sleep at all.

Headcanon that Mantis carries around Rocket more often than not, happily holding him dangling in a hug while she carries him around. She’s just happy to cuddle the fluffy puppy, and he’s… well. Not really there yet to say that it is no that bad, so he just figures out a way too pass time while he is up there.

It takes the Guardians a while to figure out that Rocket is, in fact, misusing his “predicament” to teach Mantis how to deal with people she doesn’t especially like.

So when Peter one time looks over, he’s only half-surprised to find - “What are you guys-…Rocket, are you flipping the ambassador of this planet off.”

“Yeeep.”

“Why exactly?”

“Because bug is too nice to do it, and that asshole just called her ugly.”

“Rocket is teaching me how to deal with people! It’s great!”

“Mantis, that’s not great, but… did he really call her ugly?”

“He did!”

“Of course he did, you think I’m doing this for fun?”

“… Okay, you know what, just don’t get caught.”

anonymous asked:

Hey bill, y'know molayne does know professor kukui. Like, they grew up together . If you're ever in alola, go say hello

Bill would, but every time he goes to Alola, he tends to get … distracted. —LH

Lanette. They have. Wild eevee. Wild. Eevee. —Bill

That didn’t stop you from meeting Professor Sycamore in Kalos. —LH

He said he knew where to get high-quality poké puffs so eevee would evolve into sylveon faster. —Bill