ok first can we talk about how much the boys must love water (Prompto always photographing Noct in front of the water ingame and ofc Noct x fishing)
imagine both of them going camping while in highschool and Prompto’s delighted because it’s the first time he really goes out of the city apart from school excursions and this is a huge deal for Noctis too because his father actually agreed to let him go?? On his own?! (PEACEFUL TIMES)
So they choose to go camping near a river, so that Noctis can fish and Prompto will take so many pics of the scenery, Noct will get mad at him bc the fishes are going away because of him but really he’s just so happy he’s out there with his bestfriend
Prompto splashing water at a napping Noct. Yes this ends up in a terrible waterfight
Prompto staying still in the water and suddenly he feels ?? Small things pecking at his skin ?? And in 30 secs this turns into 20 small fishes eating his dead skin
“Noctis do you think they’re gonna eat my freckles too ??”
Noctis suddenly being very aware of all the freckles that cover his friend’s body
“O-of course not”
MIDNIGHT BATH and there are fireflies all around them
Regretting sleeping under the sky next to the river the following day bc they didnt plan to get THAT MANY bites from mosquitoes (you can bet your ass next time they’ll bring some anti mosquitoes products)
For the time being they’ll sleep in the tent
hiking up the mountain by following the river stream and Prompto litterally c r y i n g when he sees the view from the top and Noctis just hugging him from behind without saying a word
Watching the shooting stars from atop of the mountain while chatting about very personnal stuff
Prompto loving being massaged (unlike Noctis -throwback to Galdin Quay-) so at night in the tent Noctis will give Prompto massages after their long day’s walk and if you dont think Prompto moans and Noctis is hella flustered and stops everything then you’re very wrong
both boys trying to be subtle when they try to close the gap between their sleeping bags at night
ends up with both of them being milimeters apart but not doing the last move
You can bet in the morning they’re snuggled together
Prompto waking up first but being prisoner of the royal arm around his chest and yes he tries to break free (#nohomo) but he’s just ?? HELD EVEN CLOSER ?
And obviously he can’t win bc it turns out all those trainings with Gladio really did good for Noct’s muscles
So you have a sleepy Noctis and an overthinking (and hungry, maybe also wanting to pee) Prompto also very bothered by how cute Noctis is with his bed hair
the astrals shipping the fuck outta those two rn
Eventually Noct wakes up and is face to face to a Prompto who may or may not have been trying to get a taste of Noct’s lips bc anyways Noct was asleep ?? But he woke up just before it happened
They can feel each other’s morning breath on their own lips (which, let’s be honest, smell bad) and woooooo INTENSE STARING
Noct just kinda presses the hand he already had on Prompto’s back and Prompto can feel his heart beating even faster than it already did bc now Noct’s closing his eyes and oh my oH MY IS HE GONNA ???
fall back asleep
That Royal asshole
can you hear this sound yes it’s Prompto’s heart breaking in two
(that’s what you get for trying to take advantage of a sleeping prince, blondie)
Prompto finally goes outside the tent and is met by rain and yeah his day couldn’t have started in a worse way
But the weather’s still very warm so he takes off his clothes except for his briefs and wristband and stands outside
How long he stands there he doesn’t know
He suddenly has a lot on his mind and he’s angry at himself because this week end was supposed to be a special time with his bestfriend why did he have to let his feelings in the way
But next thing he knows Noct’s there too ??
“Couldn’t sleep with the rain. Let’s go”
Prompto doesn’t ask questions and just follows him a bit farther into the woods
That’s when he notices Noctis is also only in his t-shirt and briefs so he offers a silent prayer to Shiva to thank her for his view on the royal ass
And they finally reach a small waterfall with a large pond. It’s very humid and you cant see clearly the other end but Prompto has a feeling there might be more to it. He can hear frogs croaking
Noct just offers him his hand, and although Prompto is intrigued and still a bit sulking, he lets him lead him into the water
When they’re midwaist and Prompto still doesn’t know where this is all leading to, Noctis tells him, a slightly bit anxious “ok, on three we go underwater. Keep your eyes open. Three…”
“but Noct you know that with my eyes-
Doesn’t matter here. Two… ONE !”
Noctis drags him underwater by force with his hand. Prompto, taken aback, forces himself to open his eyes, trusting his bestfriend. And then he sees.
Everything is light. The fishes are luminescent, shiny frogs are passing by him, and he feels safe in this water, almost at… Home. Noctis points him to rarestones that are emetting their own light. He’s never been more amazed. And flowers are growing from the bottom. Actually, they’re growing everywhere they can. Soon missing air, the boys quickly come back to the surface. Back to the dull and misty pond, assaulted by rain.
“Dude what was that ?!!
-Ok, you know the legend of that florist who died at the hand of the bringer of destruction?
-Yes it’s a classic
-So you know her true love left her dead body in a pond. Well now the legend has it that, when it rains, it means people are still mourning her death, and if you come to a pond pure enough with the person you love then
under those circonstances
you can enter the realm of wonders her spirit built. Iris showed me the pond”
The last part had been said way more quickly than everything else. Prompto slowly processed the information
“Oh. I hope you and her will be happy…”
Prompto thought he had seen what was underwater only because he was with Noctis. Not because his feelings were reciprocated.
Noctis, eyes wide and suddenly very unsure, added “but Iris didn’t see what was underwater ! Only I did. Because I was the one she loved. It works only one way. I didn’t tell her I saw it, though. … But you saw the flowers, right ?”
“Yeah… I did !”
Noctis looked at him and couldn’t hide his smile any longer. “So did I.”
Before he let his tears slip out, Prompto jumped at Noctis’ neck and brought him underwater. There, they exchanged a look that meant more than any word could say about their mutual affection, and it was as if the water brought them closer for a kiss only the flowers witnessed.
…. So yeah, Promptis and water are important to me.
So I’m making this post to talk
about the good things that BigHit does in this time of lines and screen time feud. BigHit
entertainment is one of the best and least restrictive companies I have come to know.
Since BTS are their only artists, the amount of freedom and close knit
management they get is amazing.
There is no dungeon that the boys can
disappear into, and there is constantly new content for the fans. Sure
there are some things that happen that we nor the boys like, but then
they are dealt with. Yoongi complained about his scalp, and BigHit
relented, allowing him to stay dark for the past couple of comebacks.
They also allow the boys to use expensive equipment write and produce their own
music to release as non monetized mixtapes or song covers. They even fully funded the MVs given to both Yoongi and Nams for their mixtapes, and that is something they didn’t have to do.
The boys are
given the best produced music videos, and are allowed to create cinematic masterpieces with a deepened meaning. They not censored in the types of
lyrics that they write, despite how controversial in Korean culture.
this may seem trivial to you. All these small things are nothing
compared to the injustice that the members face. How dare they give
Jungkook all the lines and leave everyone else out in the cold! 2Seok
was basically missing this entire comeback!
Ok I hear you, but at the
same time, consider the fact that this is the first (and probably the
last) time Hoseok gets few *cough cough none cough cough* individual lines in a song. Spring Day was a more
vocal based song, so they decided that he should use his vocal talent to
back Jungkook rather than add another rap verse. It makes sense to me,
and it gives him the opportunity to show his vocal talent on stage if he
and Jungkook harmonize live as well.
And then there is Jin. It seems
that he always gets the short end of the stick. The amount of individual
screen time he got was unfair yes, completely. He is officially a
visual of the group, and if anything that should be the place he pops up
the most. But at the same time, Not Today was more a dance video, and he and
Nams are well, not the best dancers, so they wouldn’t put them in the
middle on all the dance shots.
Also look at the I Need U and Run comebacks, the entire story in the music videos clearly revolved around him and his character, something that the fans were quick to point out and appreciate. For those comebacks, he was in the center.
This is still not a justification, but
simply a reason for why they might have chosen to edit the video like
Next moving on to his line distribution. He notoriously along
with V get the short end of the stick when it comes to lines. And I
think it is simply because of the way the industry works.
You know how
sometimes Jimin and Jungkook switch lines because Jimin is better at the
high notes in the studio, but Jungkook hits them better live? The same
thing goes for most line distributions. What voice works the best for the feeling they want to produce? Who can hold the notes the best on stage? Like I said before, Jin is not
the best dancer, and their dances are HARD, so most of his time probably goes
towards practicing the choreography rather than nailing his vocal stability on
He objectively doesn’t have the best or most stable voice in the group, as
often times on live stages he is out of breath by the time his lines
do come up, and that is completely understandable. It’s the reason why
so many (even the more experienced) artists lip sync to certain performances.
Dancing while singing
is hard, and maybe it’s just not for Jin. Maybe, just maybe, he decided himself
that his voice was better suited for slower songs with less choreo so
that he can really focus on nailing his vocal performance. I mean in the solo he got to produce himself he chose a more soft ballad song rather than a more hard hitting one like Jimin’s because that just suits his voice better, and he knows it.
That’s why he got a lot more lines in “Butterfly” a slower ballad with less complex dancing and softer vocals, right where Jin thrives, but not really the typical image BTS produces musically.
Once again this isn’t a justification, and more a reason why he might get fewer lines. It is true that the line distributions are unfair and I agree with that, but it’s also a question of the industry standards, and the fact that sometimes it might be the best solution to a shitty problem.
I know I’m
probably going to get some flack for this one, but it’s just something
that needed to be said. Us fans really need to step back and appreciate
not only the boys, but the company that helped make them.