well i just have to do the referencing

anonymous asked:

Amanda, I'm so glad you're back! I know it's open to interpretation, so that's why I am asking you, how do you interpret Sign Of The Times?

Okay well let me just say this is merely an opinion and I don’t really care to debate it because I’m not going to tell anyone what they should think the song means.


I think it’s a summary of pain. And trying to escape that pain. I personally don’t think it’s about one event, but about a bundle of different events that have been painful and the song is Harry trying to work through some of those things.

To me, he jumps around a bit and is a little too vague to be referencing a specific time or trauma, but is instead viewing the things that have hurt him over the years and trying to process them.

I do think death is one of those things. Harry has lost some people who were very near and dear to his heart, so I do think some of the lyrics reference his feelings on that. “You can’t bribe the door on your way to the sky” is an incredibly poignant lyric in regards to how we’re perceived after we die, in my opinion.

Probably the most intense lyric for me is “Just stop your crying, have the time of your life.” Because Harry is a super star, right? And superstars aren’t supposed to have problems. But his life has been tinged with bittersweet moments, because he’s a human being who has had painful life experiences in the midst of living a life most of us only dream of. He’s expressing that here.

Lastly of course, there’s the use of “we” that permeates the song and has been constant in his promo so far as well. He’s not experiencing these trials alone. It’s not “I’ve got to get away,” it’s not “I never learn, I’ve been here before,” it’s “we.” That is so hugely important. Who is “we?” Is it metaphorical or a symbolic, empty pronoun? I don’t think so, myself. Who is the person who has been by his side through all of his toughest moments? Who has told him that they know it’ll be alright? I have an obvious opinion on that!

Really though, the whole song is a masterpiece. It’s a lyrical explanation of dealing with the things that hurt you, of hoping for escape from pain and triumph over it. It’s amazing.

anonymous asked:

I honestly tried so hard not to ship Destiel but it's just one of those ships y'know you just kinda accidentally ship and I really don't wanna cause some of the fandom is kinda toxic but I can't help but to ship it

Dude, SAME.

Originally posted by findyourownhappyending

Honestly, I’ve never shipped anything before (I liked it when Spike x Buffy did eventually go somewhere and was kinda beautiful but I didn’t really ship it), I didn’t even know what shipping was until I found tumblr a few months ago, I’m mostly straight (I’m a bit fluid but meh, mostly straight), and I never really thought about representation that much beyond ‘yeah, thats a great thing, there should be more of it’. 

So I just watched the show (on my own) with no previous knowledge of anything at all and…. well…. it was so obvious?!

I mean, I just binge watched the show last year because I love sci-fi and I was in a bit of a bad place and needed a distraction and had watched all the Buffy/True Blood/GoT I could and was looking for something new.

I loved seasons 1-3, I did, but then, enter Castiel and literally, my life has kind of changed?! I have an obsessive personality anyway but…. jeez. What a character and WHAT A ROMANTIC GLORIOUS LOVE STORY!

And then it just dragged… and dragged…. and yet also GREW so much?! 

So, like, what exactly are they doing? Well, I believe they know exactly what they are doing, especially since Dabb took over, but hey, let’s see…. but my blog description is ‘endgame Destiel positive’ so you know what I mean ;)

It’s all THERE, they all know its there, the writers USE it in their plots, the editors make it visually obvious, it’s even referenced in the show, the actors all KNOW, I mean come on!

Originally posted by literarycasualty

It’s not our fault if they use all the romance tropes with these two.

I think it is very relevant that so many Destiel meta-writers and shippers have a background in understanding stories, being teachers, journalists, book worms, cinematography students etc etc and therefore can make pretty good conclusions from the material that is being shown.

I mean, the overall story of these two characters is that one is a fallen, rebellious Angel who just wants to feel Human and belong somewhere and loves caring for others and one is a faithless man with abandonment issues who just wants someone to stay with and care for him.

Said fallen Angel rebels and does it, all of it for Him, eventually looking to Him instead of God, is in return called ‘family’ and cared for himself. 

Said Human learns to have Faith in and through his Angel and through this in himself, which is a key part of his overall story in the whole show.

They’re WRITTEN as each other’s canonical other half (see this post about how its a romantic and not a buddy story according to literary guidelines).

Their story is like so many rom-com, shakespearean and classical for that matter love/mythical stories where they start out on opposite sides and kind of meet in the middle you know? The idea being that they ‘complete’ each other and lead themselves to be the best that they can be and who they really are and want to be deep down? As these two clearly do?!

I’ve said before and I’ll say again, Dean and Cas are canonically central to each other’s CORE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT and their endgames are INTERLINKED.

Originally posted by sooper-dee-dooper-natural

I mean, if this was a guy and a girl and it was a movie, so all the story was shown in 1h30 minutes and at the end they were like oh, no, but you see, they’re just FRIENDS. Literally everyone would just be like WHAT?!

The fact that Disney movies and romcoms are so highly parallel-able with Destiel, because it fits that literary box - as a romance, not a buddy story or a drama or even a familial story, it does up to a point, but it definitely transcends this and moves into romance realms pretty early on, like, season 5 FFS.

It’s not our fault, the show made us do it.

If fandom wank is a problem for you, well, I don’t like it either, I guess no one does apart from the ones instigating it who seem to get a high off it, I just blacklist on tumblr and I don’t attend cons, so… meh, I have this gorgeous little space where we all know and all discuss what is happening and it is lovely, feel free to join us :)

Lift - Steve Rogers x Reader

Summary: You confess to Steve that you’ve always wanted to do the Dirty Dancing lift. Somehow, he agrees to do it with you.

Warnings: Kissing

Words: 1 515

A/N: I just really like the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. I have no further motivation for this.


Originally posted by ohevansmycaptain

“You are, by far, the most persistent man I’ve ever met.” She said, watching Steve polish his shield to nothing but perfection. He looked up in surprise as her entrance had gone completely unnoticed to him. “It’s almost admirable.”

He rolled his eyes, sighing. “If you came here to mock me, you can keep walking.” He continued to circle the rag in his hand over his beloved shield.

She sat down on the steps of the short stairs in the middle of the armory which led up to slightly raised floor, holding her cup of soda and taking a sip from the straw. “I didn’t come here to mock, I came here for company, if that’s something I’m still allowed to have?”

“Of course it is…” He said defeated, tired of her dramatics yet still in love with her personality.

“So? Anything new happening in your life?” She tried to get a conversation going and he looked up at her, honestly questioning if she was serious or not.

“Like you haven’t been around me the past two weeks?”

“Just answer, damn it.” She said, straw still between her teeth.

He sighed again. “Well, I’ve watched a few movies that have been on my list for a while. That’s about it.”

“About that list… Can I see it?” She asked, watching him sincerely. He dug it out from his pocket and threw it to the steps she were sat at. She picked it up, flickering through the pages and briefly skimming through the words. “Which movies did you watch?”

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Some Like It Hot and North by Northwest.” He answered and watched her brows knit together before she looked at him judgmentally.

“Those are all movies from your time, you need to see something fresher, like Fight Club or the Jurassic Park movies.”

“First of all.” He met her narrowed eyes. “They’re not from my time. They’re from the fifties. I think Breakfast at Tiffany’s is from the sixties even. Secondly, I don’t like all that new stuff-”

“I said fresher, not new. Both Fight Club and the first Jurassic Park movie were released in the nineties.”

“Still too fresh… What can I say? I’m old fashioned.” He smirked and she rolled her eyes, laughing sarcastically.

“Can I write a movie down?” She asked after a few seconds, eyes glued to the scribbled things and people on his list.

Steve hesitated. “I don’t want to watch anymore new stuff. Sorry.”

“Oh come on, it’s from 1987! That’s over three decades ago… I really want you to see it!” She pleaded, putting her drink away and focusing on him completely.

“Why do you want me to see it?” He questioned, removing his focus from his shield which had been spot-free for fifteen minutes.

“The movie is called Dirty Dancing… At the end, there’s this historical scene where Patrick Swayze picks up Jennifer Grey with Time of My Life playing in the background. It’s epic, believe me, and you’re probably the one around who’d be most willing to do that with me.”

“You want us to dance?” He pulled his back, wondering if it was truly Y/N sitting before him.

“Well, if you wanna dance then I’ll dance, but it’s just this lift… Here, let me show you.” She handed back his notepad and dug out her phone. “If you’re too stubborn to just watch the movie, I’ll show you the scene.”

She found the clip in mention after a minute and held her phone out to Steve, who watched the screen with focus like she had never seen before. Baby and Jonny danced their hearts out before nearing the end where she ran into his arms, flying up in the air graciously.

“Boom. Classic.” Y/N said as the video ended, throwing her phone on the table nearby.

“You want me to lift you like that?” He continued his questioning as he was still a little loss, and also wondering if he was dreaming or not. Ever since Y/N went from working with the Avengers occasionally to moving into the Tower full time, he had began to slowly like more and more of the unique girl.

“I want the music too, of course.” She said it like it should have been obvious to him. “I want a bit of feeling, you know?”

He tilted his head back and forth before shrugging. “Alright, let’s do it.”

She blinked, staring at him. “What?”

“Let’s to the dance, lift, whatever.”

“Right here?”

“Right now.” He confirmed and stood up from his seat. He took off his jacket so he was left in a white t-shirt and held his hand out for Y/N. She grabbed it hesitantly, not being able to tell if Steve was messing with her or not. He pulled her to her feet before turning up to the speaker in the ceiling. “Friday? Could you put on that song for us? The one we just played?”

Playing it now, Mr. Rogers.” She confirmed and shortly after the song began playing in the room.

“You know how many movies have referenced this scene? Guy and girl, recreating the Dirty Dancing lift? Well, now when I think about it, it might just be one movie, but there’s a bunch of videos of people doing this.”

“Congrats. You’re now one of those people.” He said sarcastically, holding his arms out. Y/N took a long breath and backed away to give her distance to pick up her speed.

“Oh I so can’t believe this is happing right now.” She admitted, taking a deep breath in again.

“You’re surprised that you’re doing it yet you just asked me to do it. How does that go together?” He asked, his voice overpowering the music.

“Cause I didn’t think you’d agree to dance.”

“Do you have any idea what people did in the thirties? All we did was go to wars and dance in between them.” He said when she suddenly bursted out laughing at his comment. He couldn’t help the smile that spread across his face upon hearing her beautiful laughter. That, if anything, was music to his ears.

“Okay, you ready?” She asked as the music was beginning to near the right moment. Steve raised a brow, meeting her eyes which were filled with joy and excitement.

“Are you?”

She began to jog up towards him and he aimed his hands for her waist. As she ran into his grip he raised her above his head, arms straight up and carrying her steadily. She squealed as she held her arms out, hovering in the air with the powerful chorus in the background.

Steve let her body tilt back until her feet were facing down again, wrapping his arms around her legs and slowly letting her sink down until her face became somewhat at level with his own. Her smile had faded and her eyes seemed through stare through his, her heart beating hard enough for him to be able to notice.

“If you only knew how much this is like this other, new movie…” Her voice was airy as Steve stilled carried her, her arms resting on his shoulders.

“What happens next in the movie?” His eyes darted to her plum lips for a brief second, her scent intoxicating.

“Not what’s going to happen here…”

She sunk down and pressed her lips against Steve’s. They molded together with passion like the moment had been anticipated for months, which it had from both their parts. She wrapped her legs around him but Steve sat her down on the table behind them. She became shorter than him again and he placed one hand on the side of her neck and one at the back of her head, curving his head down as he shaped his lips around hers once more.

She pulled away for a second, but there were too many emotions that needed to be expressed. He dipped down and parted his lips, his tongue meeting hers in a mutual understanding of sweet bliss. He felt her arms cradle around his neck and try to push him closer even though it was physically impossible. As they instead traveled down his chest and grabbed the hem of his shirt, inching it up, he moved his hands from her neck and placed them over her hands.

“I think-” He was out of breath, leaning his forehead against hers with his eyes locked on to their hands. “I think we should take it slow.”

She was equally as out of breath as he was. “You do?”

“No.” He admitted. “But I was raised in an era where you took a gal out for dinner before as much as thinking about giving her a peck on the cheek, and I still go by my old ways, no matter how many Dirty Dancing clips you make me watch.”

She smiled, pressing her lips against his again for a short yet just as passionate moment. “What a gentleman.” She chuckled, bringing her arms back to his neck.

“A fella can always try.”

anonymous asked:

To mod Hell: I'm so sorry but I have to ask why do you know so much about and have so many guns and weapons. Do you live in a war zone or the US or isn't that basicly the same thing? I'm sorry but I have so many questions. I love this blog and I'm really worried for you.

Normally I don’t answer anon questions that require me to step out of character, but if I keep referencing weird shit in my personal life I should probably explain that I am not a serial killer. So if you wanna know why I’m so well-armed, you can go ahead and click the readmore. 

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Found You

Originally posted by donghyuckstudies

Description: Happy Hunting!

Warning: None

Leaves crunched and twigs snapped, trees being nothing but a blur as you ran through the woods. You couldn’t hear anything but the pounding of your feet on the ground, and the blood pumping in your ears, but you knew, you knew he was behind you.
He didn’t make a sound as he moved through the ever familiar trees, while you stumbled through the unknown territory. Although you couldn’t hear him, you could feel him there, just the knowledge making the little hairs on the back of your neck prick up and a shudder down your spine.
In a moment of desperation, you took a sharp turn left, slowing down your speed at the turn and nearly buckling as you tried to regain your speed.
“Run rabbit run~” His sing song voice flowed through the air. “Run rabbit, run rabbit~”
Almost tripping on a fallen tree as you tried to jump over it, the slight falter in your chase caused you to slow again, this time, you weren’t able to regain it in time.
His body collided with yours, sending you both to the ground. His arms entrapped you as the two of you rolled around on the ground, you squirming to escape his hold while his laughter rang through the quiet air.
“I got you~” He cooed, nuzzling his nose against the side of your head, breathing in your sweet scent.
“It’s not fair!” You growled, squirming harder but his arms were locked in place, refusing to budge the slightest for you to move. “You’re practically an animal, how was I supposed to win this damn game!”
“You weren’t supposed to win,” Mark chuckled. “You’re the one that wanted to prove you could ‘out smart the wolf himself’, babe.”
“You used your senses, it’s not fair.”
“Oh stop pouting, I can’t exactly turn them off.” Mark scoffed. “Besides, you’re not exactly light on your feet, it wasn’t hard to hear you.”
“I hate you, you cheat.” You huffed, giving up the struggle and slumping down in his arms.
“You do not.” He snickered. “You love me, don’t you.”
“Yes, you do.” He poked your side, earning a squeal. “Say it.”
“I refuse!”
“Hmm, if I let you have another try and you just happen to win, will you say it?”
“If I win, maybe.” You mumbled, fighting a smile.
“Well then,” Mark released his hold on you. “Get to running, baby.”
Grinning, you stood and quickly darted back through the woods, back towards the house, hoping you’d actually win this time, because damn, you surely did love that wolf…even if he did cheat at the game.

Okay but does anyone actually believe Steve would support the fact that tony stopped making weapons for the US military? Does anyone actually believe Steve, THE SOLDIER Steve, the guy who signed up to be used as a test dummy for an unethical science experiment, the guy who basically BECAME a weapon to be used in a war, would support tony leaving US soldiers with sub par weapons from hammer industries? That he would support how Tony refuses to support the US military in the war? Steve who only has military friends and would have killed to make sure his friends had every advantage over the enemy in WW2? Like smh if you’re one of the idiots who thinks tony stark is a war criminal but i can guarantee you Steve would have respected tony a lot more if tony still gave the US weapons after Afghanistan as well as ensure that terrorists didn’t have those weapons.

In fact I’m now almost 100% certain that when Steve said “you only fight for yourself” he was referencing how Tony refuses to give his weapons and the iron man suit to the US government. That he jeopardises soldiers because he “wants the glory all to himself.” Or that hes doing it just to clear his own conscience and doesn’t actually care for the soldiers who use his weapons.

Anyway Steve Rogers is pro-weapons and Tony Stark is anti-weapons and though i believe when Steve learned to respect tony he also learned to respect his decision, he still doesn’t agree with it.

Well you know me, I get excited way too easily. And with a dinner dance coming around next February, I’m just all over the place at this point.

I tried designing a dress, and then it just degraded into a referenced outfit, and now I don’t know what to do with myself anymore other than try and make a collection based off the other members. What would I give to have my promdate be one of the RFA huhu T_T

Title: Over A Drink or Two

(gif is not mine<3)

A/N: Feedback is welcomed and very much appreciated. Hope you all enjoy it, as always, thank you for reading <3

Requested by: Anon - “17 and 19 with Tony DiNozzo”

Word Count: 448
Pairing: Tony DiNozzo x Reader

17. “Are you okay?”
19. “I’m worried about you.”

You noticed things. It was all art of your job but it was part of you. You noticed things that not everybody would - it helped at a crime scene or brainstorming in the squad room but this time there was no crime scene it was Tony that had caught you eye. After his stint undercover to help take down ‘The Frog’ it wasn’t a secret to anyone on the team that it had hit him hard, however, his body language and lack of talking concerned you - normally you couldn’t shut the special agent up.

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Put a ring on it!

Originally posted by hemmo1996b

“And you look like a douche, you’ll fit right in.” You heard Dean say as he slapped Sam’s back in the other room.
You chuckled to yourself, “He can’t look that bad.” You yelled from the bathroom while you fixed your makeup.
“Oh no, he’s right, (Y/N/N), I look like a douche.” Sam replied.
You quickly walked out of the bathroom, in a short 50’s style floral halter sundress and a pair of wedge sandals, to witness Sam’s attire and immediately you heard a cat call whistle. “Yowza! Sweetheart you look great!” Dean hooted. “Doesn’t she look good, Sammy?”
Sam cleared his throat, “uh yeah… she looks real nice.”
“Tell me again, why do you get to play her husband on this case? “Dean asked in a jealous tone.
“Because…we are closer in age, so that’s more believable.” Sam responded.
“Also Sam can act like a much better douche than you can, Deano.” You added mocking Sam.
“Hey, hey, that is no way to talk to your husband.” Sam sassed back.

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anonymous asked:

How do you handle art theives? Do you ever get worried someone out there is selling your art?

Do your best to prevent it!

-Upload small .jpeg versions of your art with low DPI
-Apply big ugly watermarks, especially over the main focus so it can’t just be cropped out
-Apply the watermarks over any detail shots you post as well
-If you do commissions Never give away the .PSD/whatever file type of the work.
-Make usage rights clear when discussing a commission and write up a quick contract if you have to.

I haven’t had to deal with anything past people heavily referencing so far, but it’ll happen eventually I guess, I’m not looking forward to it tho.

If anyone is trying to then yeah they’re not gonna be making a great product since i only post small heavily watermarked .jpegs :y

Everything's Good

Originally posted by barthallens

Request: an imagine where your Oliver’s sister and he tells you he’s the green arrow and the arrow before that not Roy and you blow up at him and get so angry and reference how he’s a criminal nothing compared to the flash bc you moved to central city but you’re dating Barry Allen and Oliver gets mad that he never knew about your relationship and almost beats Barry up potentially almost killing him then like Barry tells you & you get mad but then realise they both didn’t tell you to protect you please :)

Notes: So I think I followed the request pretty well, the only thing I couldn’t really do was have Oliver actually beat up and injure Barry, I just don’t think it’s in his character as much. But yeah, this turned out a lot longer than I expected, but I hope you like it!

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Brotzly Week Day #6: AUs

(sorry bout the soul-destroying angst yesterday here’s some happy stuff!!!)

“Todd, you would not believe the dream I had last night!”

“Is it anything like the one where my head turned into an ice cream cone?” said Todd with a wince. “Because if so I don’t wanna hear it.”

“I can’t believe you’re still upset about that- Dream Me was hungry! He’d been white-water rafting all day!”

“Just… tell me what you dreamed last night and get it over with, ‘kay?”

“Ah, right, yes.” Dirk leaned across their shared desk, arms folded and eyes bright. “I dreamed that you and I… were fish.”

Todd waited for more. It didn’t seem to be coming. “…Fish?”

“Salmon, to be precise.”

“Right. Okay, Dirk, that’s… fascinating.”

“Doesn’t it make you wonder?”

“Wonder what?”

“If there’s actually a universe like that somewhere!” Dirk said excitedly, bouncing up and down in his seat a little.

“What, like… an alternate universe?”


“Where we’re fish?!”


“…No, not really.”

Dirk rolled his eyes. “Honestly, Todd! You’ve seen electric ghosts, girls in dogs- you’ve literally travelled in time- but an alternate universe is where you draw the line?”

“An alternate universe where we’re fish? Yeah, it is.”

“Well, okay, maybe there’s no fish universe,” Dirk conceded, looking mildly disappointed. “But I’m sure there’s others! Anything’s possible! Maybe there’s one where I’m a vampire! Or an angel!”

Todd snorted. Both those options seemed equally preposterous. Or maybe weirdly likely… “Those are your first two ideas? Angels and vampires?”

“Well, anything that can fly, preferably. I’d also settle for one where I fly around in a magic time-travelling box.”

“What are you even-?”

“I’ll bet there’s one or two where you have superpowers, too! Maybe you’re psychic!”

“Ugh, pass- it never seems to do you any good.”

Dirk’s so caught up in his weird flow that he doesn’t even bother to correct Todd on the psychic thing. “Maybe we both have powers in one of them! Maybe I can see the future! We could be a superhero squad!”

“I feel like we’d accidentally kill more people than we save,” said Todd with a snort.

“Maybe, out there, in the vastness of the unknown,” said Dirk, lowering his voice conspiratorially. “There’s a universe where I’m Australian.”

“…That one’s not super weird, honestly.”

“And I swear a lot!”

“Okay, that’s a little weirder.”

“And I’m a dog!”

“Oh, come on!” Todd laughed, kicking Dirk under the table. “In what universe would those three things go together?”

“In at least one of them, probably- if there’s infinite universes, that means infinite possibilities! Who’s to say I’m not your crude Australian dog in one of them?”

“Okay, but what are the chances of you being my dog? It’s a big world, how is it we still know each other in all these theoretical universes, huh?”

Dirk furrowed his brow and stared at Todd as if he’d asked the dumbest question ever. “Well, the ones where we don’t know each other aren’t worth mentioning, are they?”


He really should be past the days of being caught off-guard by Dirk’s blunt sweetness by now. He wasn’t entirely sure how to respond.

“…maybe,” Todd said, shifting to make himself comfy. “There’s one where we live together?”

No harm in playing along a little, right?

Dirk grinned, eyes alight. “Oh, definitely!”

“We share an apartment-”

“And we have a dog!”

“Yeah, I guess…”

“And we’re undercover!”

“Yeah, sure- wait, what?”

“Yes! It’s all an elaborate ruse! We were both homeless and needed somewhere to live and so we pretended to be a couple to get a flat and now-!”



“Calm down.”

“Did I get a bit carried away?”

“Kinda,” said Todd, smiling fondly at the goofball across the desk.

“Ah. Sorry.”

“No, it’s fine, I…” Todd ducked his head, tapping his pen on the desk. Having emotions made him fidgety. “I, uh, actually kinda like the sound of that one.”

He could hear the smile in Dirk’s voice. “Yeah. So do I.”

They sat in comfortable silence a moment, just thinking. Todd wondered how many more universes Dirk was imagining right now, how many where they were friends? Co-workers? How many where they were… something else?

Maybe this universe could be one of those someday.

Dirk cleared his throat. “I don’t like it as much as the really weird one, though. The one where I’m an alien and you’re… well, tall.”

He really should have seen the kick coming this time.

fun fact: every AU referenced here is either a) a reference to something else connected with the show/actors (comics, tv, books etc) or b) an AU i’ve currently got in my wips folder ;) ;) :) there’s 6 of those ones.

stellathetumbler  asked:

Hi! I've been trying to get better at drawing, but I just don't have the technical skill for it. I had had over ten years of weekly art classes so I know a lot about art, various techniques and theory, but I still can't seem to make decent drawings. I know I need to practice, but I don't know if the way I'm practicing is good since I'm not really improving. I mostly just draw whatever I want to, while trying to do it as well as I can. Do you know any specific methods/exercises to practice art?

are you using referencing to learn? That may be your problem but then again if you’ve had 10 years of art classes then you probbaly have been forced to use them. 

It’s hard to give advice in a general sense rather than specific, what exactly are you having trouble with concerning technique? 

you say you usually draw things that you want to, but have you also taken the measures of drawing things you need in order to improve yourself even if it’s not necessity  what you want to draw? such as basic shapes and bowls and fruit and stuff like that to practice form? 

State of Emergency- Steve Rogers x Reader (f)

Thanks to @tomandbenedictfan for this adorable request!

 8. Move in with me

 33. One more chapter

 84. Stay there. I’m coming to get you.

NOTES/WARNINGS: Spiders… Please excuse any spelling issues, I’m fighting a massive headache right now.


  You paced the living room floor as the phone began to ring. “Come on, pick up, pick up.” You whispered to yourself. You eyed your bathroom cautiously and ran your fingers through your hair.


  “STEVE!” You shouted at the super soldier. “Theresaspiderinmybathroom andicantfinditanymore-”

  “Woah, woah, woah! (Y/N), slow down. Whats happening?” The concern in his voice was almost tangible through the phone.

  “There is a SPIDER in my bathroom and I cant find it! Please come kill it. I can’t even walk in there.” You pleaded. You summoned enough courage to peek back into your bathroom and when something moved out of the corner of your eye you screamed. “Please, Steve! I can’t do this I’m locking myself in my room.”

  “Stay there. I’m coming to get you.” He commanded and hung up the phone.  

 You sat on your bed keeping an eye on the bottom of your door in case the devil’s agent attempted to kill you again. You sat there for a good fifteen minutes before you heard someone close the front door of your apartment.

  “(Y/N)?” You heard Steve call from the living room.

  “I’m not coming out till its dead!” You shouted the resolution you had made while you were waiting on him. You could here him chuckling from the other side of the door.

  “It’s in the bathroom?” He asked.

  “Last I knew.” You listen from your bed as Steve approached your bathroom. There was a shuffling of feet, some banging and a string of swear words coming from the great American icon. Suddenly, Steve burst into your room and slammed the door behind him. His eyes were wide and he was panting, the terror clear on his face.

  He did his best to look brave and manly buy crossing his arms and puffing up his chest. “Unfortunately, my presence has only managed to make it mad so, you’re going to need to pack a bag and stay with me for a few days.”

  With out hesitation you slung your already packed suitcase onto the bed. Steve smirked and raised an eyebrow at you.

  “I was prepared for a worst case scenario.” You said seriously.

  After rushing your bag to the hallway, Steve ran in to your room and scooped you up, carrying you to the safety of the complex hall. You locked up your apartment and never looked back, there way no way you were going back while that spider was there. On the way to Steve’s place, He called Tony who promised to send exterminators the next day.

   Once you had settled into the guest bedroom of Steve’s apartment. You two went out for dinner and then returned home for some much needed relaxation. You sat on the couch with your feet in Steve’s lap, reading your book. Steve had turned on his record player and was listening to Glenn Miller.

   “It’s getting late.” Steve said as he rubbed your shins. “You should go to bed soon.”

  “Just one more chapter.” You whined. He conceded and smiled. He loved your passion for reading. When Moonlight Serenade began to play you closed your book and your eyes and hummed along to the tune.

  Steve sat in awe. Here he was, a man out of time, and he just so happened to be dating a woman who, was not only the most beautiful woman he had ever met, but who also had a good heart. He also loved that you enjoyed his music. Before he could filter his thought, the words came flying out of his mouth.

  “Move in with me.” He said, still mystified by you.

  Your eyes snapped open. “What?”

  His smile faded as he realized what he had just said. “I didn’t mean- Well, I did. I just- I didn’t mean to make you uncomfortable-” He stammered.

  “I’m not uncomfortable,” You chuckled. “I’m just surprised.”

  “I’m sorry.” He scoffed at his own embarrassment.

  “No.” You grinned. He looked up at you curiously. “My answer is no. You’re gonna have to make an honest woman outta me before I live with you, Mr. Rogers.” You winked.

  His smile got even bigger at the thought of you being his bride. “Well then what do you call this?” He asked, referencing your current occupancy in his guest room.

  “This is a state of emergency. It’s either stay with you or be homeless from burning my apartment to the ground.” You joked.

  “Well, we wouldn’t want that now would we?” He grinned devilishly as he gripped your ankles and pulled you closer to him. He grabbed the back of your neck and gently placed his lips on yours. His kiss was so tender and sweet that it had you re-considering your decision. Maybe living with the star spangled man wouldn’t be so bad.

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Originally posted by blossomhael

anonymous asked:

friend of mine pointed out Aramis Stilton was gay and had a bf ??? IS THIS TRUE (i must have totally missed this in the crack in the slab mission if its true)


it wasn’t just any old dude either, it was the old duke Theodanis

it’s referenced a couple of times, in an audiograph aramis says “I’ll sit on my anger, remembering what Theodanis meant to me.” and more explicitly the heart says "He laments hosting their silly séance at his home. He indulges the young Duke, because he loved his father.

present day aramis will also say something along the lines of “warm the quilts, won’t you theo. I get the feeling its gonna be a cold night

im pretty sure the current duke references it as well, saying something like “he and my father were…close

i think there may be a few more references that i’m not remembering atm but yeah, aramis stilton and theodanis abele were very much boyfriends

I’ve been in a depressive mood lately and Lance has been somewhat of a comfort character to me.

(“Who will It I be” is referencing how Lance might have to switch lions in S3 and how it’s either going to be between red and black)

not to be controversial but “breaking up with someone/not dating someone because of a mental illness is ableist” is always gonna be a little… weird for me just because its obviously referencing ideologies of not dating someone because of race/people not dating bi people etc etc. which have nothing to do with current in-relationship behavior, whereas mental illnesses…do. by definition mental illnesses are based in behavior and v often social behavior. like dont get me wrong people are often ridiculously ableist about it, but like. ive seen too many cases of someone simply not feeling capable of managing another person’s symptoms as well as caring for their own well-being, be painted as horrible hateful people and thats… silly. i cant expect everyone on earth to be able to handle my shit like thats fine, im realistic abt it. basicslly its not a clean comparison to other dating-related bigotry and we gotta use nuance my friends

anonymous asked:

Hello! In regards to the gifs in which Derek sees Stiles' aura, was it canon that Derek could see people's auras? Like, was it ever on the show in any form? I think that theory is really interesting.

(referencing THIS post)

I think this idea probably came from the fact that Kira was shown to have a kitsune aura during 3B, which was sometimes visible to werewolves. And since Stiles was possessed by a dark kitsune (Nogitsune), I remember people talking about whether the wolves should have been able to see/sense his aura as well. While Derek never canonically saw anything wrong with Stiles’ aura (maybe Nogitsune don’t have them like kitsune do? Or maybe Nogi, being much older and more practiced than Kira, could just hide his) he could sense something was off with him by scenting his chemosignals (recognizing that something was off with Stiles’ scent, that Stiles had been panicked, etc). So I think this post kind of ties together those two ideas: Derek knowing Stiles well enough to be able to pick up on something being wrong with him, and the idea of wolves being able to read supernatural auras.

On Sanji’s Characterization in the Whole Cake Island Arc

Let me just say that, for starters, the Whole Cake Island arc, in my opinion, has been the most enjoyable arc in the series post time skip, and it’s definitely making its way up there with the greats like Water 7/Enies Lobby, Sabaody Archipelago, and Marineford for me.  The setting is fantastic, as are the new abilities, the new forces involved, the uncertainty with who’s on whose side, the vast array of badass females characters (REP-RE-SENT), the stakes, the suspense… every chapter is hard to wait for.  However, I want to address something a lot of people seem to consider a downside to this arc and that is Sanji’s characterization, especially in the recent chapters.  From what I’ve seen, people are not happy with his “lack of faith” in Luffy, his “sad sack” attitude, and his recent acceptance of his fate as a member of Big Mom’s family.  And this kind of unnerves me, because not only is a lot of it based on faulty fan translations, but it is also indicating a misunderstanding of a) the situation he is in and b) how he’s been characterized throughout the entire series.

(WARNING: This will be lengthy.  Brace yourselves).

First of all, I don’t really know where this claim of Sanji “not having faith in Luffy” is coming from.  Faith in Luffy’s what, exactly?  His ability to get out of this alive?  His resolve for getting him back?

For one, I don’t know how one can say that any of the Straw Hats “don’t have faith” in Luffy’s abilities and perseverance, let alone Sanji, who just last arc was expressing his belief that Luffy will become the Pirate King to Capone.  I’m finding it hard to believe that Sanji is suddenly doubting Luffy’s abilities and capability in the face of adversity here and now, especially after that.

And based on past experience, Sanji definitely knows how strong Luffy’s resolve is when it comes to getting crew members back, which is why he:

1) wrote a note on Zou saying he’d be back rather than just leaving suddenly, so they would let him handle the predicament himself until he returned (which he did believe he would do up to a point).

2) lied about his allegiance in 844 to get them to leave, because he knew if he expressed that he was in trouble or doing all this against his will, Luffy would not leave him behind.  Unfortunately, he probably overestimated his lying skills with this, because Luffy saw right through him.

3) broke down crying directly afterwards as Luffy was declaring he’d wait for him, because he knew that since Luffy had seen through his facade, there was no way he was going to leave him behind.  This put the SHs more in danger, and prompted Sanji’s complete submission to the marriage and his pleading with Big Mom to let them out alive in 845/846.

This notion of him understanding of Luffy’s resolve is also furthered by this panel, which, in the official translation (which is what people should be referencing for these kinds of arguments, but unfortunately I was not able to get a picture of it bc I’m an idiot.  If you don’t believe me, there are plenty of other posts that have addressed this) says “Please just get out of here safely, guys!” This is evidence of him knowing his crew’s tendencies so well that he is sitting on a window ledge in agony, silently pleading with them to leave safely and forget about him.  The reason he is so agonized is because he knows that there’s no way they’re going to do this, so he’s scared for them.  

Therefore, because of all this, the “Damn, does Sanji even know his own crew?” comments are ludicrous.  Of course he does.

Another thing I don’t think some people are understanding about this arc is that, while it is similar to Enies Lobby, there are some fundamental differences, one of the biggest ones being that Sanji getting out of this is not a matter of his faith in Luffy’s ability to free him or in his own ability to free himself, but a matter of circumstance.  In Water 7, Robin left to protect the SHs because she thought they would be annihilated if she didn’t.  Usopp told her on the train to “believe in Luffy”, as in to believe in his strength, and this all culminated in the “I want to live” scene, where she finally asked to be saved and put her faith in the SH’s abilities to get her out of there.  This is not the case in the current situation.

Sanji is not going to get out of this by simply telling Luffy he wants to be freed, because there are too many factors out of Luffy’s control at play, most notably the impending death of Zeff, who is out of the reach of protection over in East Blue (Sanji was fighting back until the moment Judge brought out Zeff’s picture in chapter 839 I believe).  At this point, he is of the knowledge that the only thing that can save Zeff is him giving in, so that’s what he’s doing.  And until circumstances change and Zeff’s life is off the line, Sanji is not going to resist the marriage.  This is not him “not having faith in the SHs”, but rather him realizing that, realistically, there is nothing that can get him out of this without resulting in Zeff dying, which, in his mind, would be worse than him leaving the SHs and abandoning his dream.  And because he knows he can’t leave for this reason, he is hoping, begging that his crew will go on without him.

Is it almost too selfless? Yeah. It might even be borderline stupid, and I’m sure if Zeff knew this was happening he would kick the little eggplant upside the head for put Zeff’s life above his own.  After all, Zeff didn’t cut off his foot and save his life so he could throw it away!  But if Sanji’s flashbacks this arc have shown us anything, it’s that his horrible treatment from his family made Zeff much more important of a figure for him than we thought, and that Sanji cares about his “saviors” (Zeff and the SHs) much, much more than himself.  This really has been part of his character since we met him.  He took the lightning for Usopp and Nami on Enel’s ark, offered his life to Kuma on Thriller Bark to save Luffy and Zoro, and sent himself over to a Yonko just to keep his crew safe on Zou.  Really, this is no different than how he’s previously been written to be. The only difference now is that we have some info on why he is this way, and I think that is what Oda meant by the “Year of Sanji” thing.  

In retrospect, him calling it “the Year of Sanji” probably wasn’t the best decision, because a lot of people took it to mean that it was going to be “the Year of Sanji Kicking Ass and Taking Names”, rather than “the Year of Sanji’s Backstory and Character Elaboration”.  Realistically, we all probably should’ve assumed the latter because of the set-up, but I, like many, wanted to believe that finally, Sanji was going to be a 10/10 badass again after being gone for most of Dressrosa.  And while I know he will do that later in the arc (come on, of course he will), I think it’s important to note that, really, he is going to come out of this so much stronger because of how he is acting now during his low point.

I already posted this elsewhere, but think about this for a second.  This whole arc has been Oda going the extra mile when putting everything in the book against Sanji, and given that he is only NOW getting desperate, that truly attests to his strength as a character.  Seriously, he had to have his crew, his father, his hands, his livelihood as a cook, and his freedom on the line (basically everything he cares about), as well as resurfacing of his devastating childhood trauma, physical beatings from his family, a fight with his captain, and the threat of a freaking Yonko’s army against his crew to get him to the point of breaking, and even now he is still doing everything to ensure the safety of the people he loves. Seriously, that is pretty much everything that can possibly be held against him, and he cracked this late in the game. That’s some beastly shit if you ask me, and it says wonders about just how good and strong of a character Oda has made him out to be.

Not to mention that his arc has, IMO, brought Sanji from the cool, quirky character that we knew before to a complex, more durable one because of the fact that he is hitting his low point.  Oda did this with Nami in Arlong Park, Usopp in Water 7, and Luffy himself right after Marineford, and this only made me appreciate and respect these characters more, because it is when a character is at their lowest that they truly can emerge stronger and better than they ever have been.  This is what Sanji’s fans want, right? And this current part of the arc, with him being sad and submissive (which is really a very realistic reaction that probably would’ve occurred for a lot of other characters much earlier on) is the first part of that development. This distressed, hopeless Sanji isn’t the most badass or controlled one, but it’s a human one and I love Oda for that.  Any author that can do this with their characters earns my respect a thousand times over, because it takes guts and really good writing to accomplish it successfully.  Oda has done it three times now, so why should we think he can’t do it a fourth?

^^ The foreshadowing is real, and at this point, it’s the waiting game.  Until then, we should probably let this arc evolve and take the events as they come, because it really is a great one.  And at this point, I’d say instead of doubting Sanji’s faith in everything, have faith in him, because he will definitely pull through and reemerge from this as a more compelling, more well-written, and more beastly character.  Until then, enjoy the ride!

[I am SO sorry for the length.  Holy nuggets.]