This is part 1/? of a human AU I’ve been wanting to write for AGES in which Derek and Stiles are long-distance friends/pen pals.
Derek lives in California and Stiles lives in Poland. Features brief past Stiles/Malia (Derek and Malia aren’t related in this AU). Idk how long this fic could eventually get; I’m hoping to just work on it as I get the time/inspiration.
Title from “Mind Over Matter” by Young the Giant because that song always makes me think of LDRs.
If there’s one thing Derek’s learned in life, it’s that crushing on someone who lives on an entire other fucking continent is probably a bad idea.
He’s got dozens of photos of Stiles saved to his phone, and a whole box of letters from Stiles, and years’ worth of emails from Stiles, and a whole wall of postcards from Stiles pinned up on the wall over his bed, and none of it is enough.
He wants to do things to Stiles, okay, things besides just watch movies together in two different time zones or talk on skype.
…which… is kind of a new feeling.
Derek didn’t even know he liked guys until three years ago, freshman year of high school, when Stiles came home from a party raving about this girl he’d kissed, Malia something-or-other, and how Malia’s hair was so soft, and how Malia had the prettiest brown eyes and the best laugh, and—and suddenly Derek wanted to throw his computer against the wall.
“I have to go,” he’d snapped, and slammed his laptop shut and thrown on some jogging clothes.
He was five miles deep into the Preserve before it really sank in, not just the jealousy but the absurdity of the jealousy. He and Stiles had never even met, technically. They were probably never going to live in the same country. There was no logical reason for them not to date other people. Especially given that Stiles might not even like guys, or like him.
Still, he was secretly, guiltily, viciously satisfied when Stiles and Malia broke up barely two weeks later.
And since then the crush has gotten, if anything, worse.
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Woo, okay, this is waaaaaay overdue, but I didn’t want to make the post until the art was ready to go, so.
Some may recall my ‘Spider-Gals’ tee design from a while back. Well, the good news is that it won a prize! WOO! Bad news? It didn’t get printed up as a shirt D: And that was a bit of a bummer because my whole goal was to create a shirt with a bunch of cool characters on it, and. No shirt!
SO, I decided to do another tee design as a kind of ‘thank you’ as well as a fulfillment of my initial mission and thus here is ‘SPIDER-GALS 2.0′
Here is what little girls are being taught at school:
How to treat their bodies as a thing of shame.
How it is an instrument of distraction.
How boys can’t resist the slightest sight of their skin without turning into animals.
How boys bear no responsibility in their conduct towards girls dressed a certain way.
How their education is an obligation, and boys need to be given more consideration.
How testosterone is impossible to keep in check and therefore they must act as the wardens of their bodies.
How a girl’s sex is a prison created at birth.
How it doesn’t matter how intelligent they are, or how kind, or how talented, or how brave.
All little girls are taught from an early age that if they wear a short skirt,or a sleeveless shirt, then they deserve to have their right to an education taken away.
What Little Girls are Taught at School | Nikita Gill
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