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uchiha-slayer:

Alchemists Handbook

llesim:

Eeehn, i did IT.

Modern-day Dishonored.

Forgive me, please.

And i admit i was a little lazy with the City Watch

marlonmckenzie:

skyraydeo:

yungneako:

hahaha

Really though

hahaha

(Source: bionicwasok)

talk to me about boromir

Anonymous

notbecauseofvictories:

Ten Things About Boromir the Bold That Never Made It Into the Red Book of Westmarch

I. His strongest memory of his mother was the smell of the sea she carried in her hair; how dark and tall she stood, looking towards an east Boromir would ever only long for in her honor.

II. Boromir did not ever doubt that he was loved. He was the first son of Gondor, swaddled in a walled citadel and rocked in Pelennor’s arms. He did not question why his father’s love was like stone, nor why his brother looked to him like he was the highest point of the ramparts. They were a city, and how else was a city to love?

III. For Boromir’s fourteenth year, the master of hounds promised him a pup of his own—One of Huan’s own line, the man swore, As befits a prince. What Boromir received, however, was the runt of that spring’s litter, a wheezing, stumbling thing that Boromir stubbornly nursed with a cheesecloth dipped in milk, then fed meat from his own plate.

Bellas, he called her, and ignored any who dared laugh.

Bellas never grew taller than Boromir’s knees, but she was strong and stubborn and loyal—for three years, Boromir went nowhere without her shadow at his heels. Bellas slept at the end of his bed; waited patiently during Boromir’s lessons; loped after his horse when he went riding.

Boromir was seventeen when Bellas was killed, her neck broken by an orc who had stumbled into their hunting party. She had put herself between her young master and the interloper, and afterwards, Boromir had carried her in his arms all the way back to Minas Tirith.

He buried her beneath a sapling tree on the slope of Mindolliun, and wept where no one could see him.

IV. Faramir looked east, and dreamt of great waves. Boromir watched him, heart heavy in his chest.

V. He had been in love with—well. He never said.

VI. Boromir was ill at ease in Elrond’s house, feeling too rough with travel, and heavy—all of Gondor on his shoulders, the knowledge that Faramir’s fine speech and strange visions might have meant something here, where Boromir, Protector of the City, did not. But he burned when they dismissed Gondor, his fingernails biting into his palms when the strength of Men was so questioned. (He had not seen any Elves come to Osgiliath’s defense, nor heard of any wizard-craft that kept the Corsairs from their brazen pillaging of Langstrand and Belfalas. What had these mighty peoples done to battle back the Shadow in the East except sit in their cool green palaces and speak in riddles?)

VII. He liked the Hobbits best, even after. They reminded him most of his own men, with their stubbornness and light-hearted complaints, their love of food and pipe-smoke and story. Three of them had left behind the whole of their world, to walk into darkness beside just one, and—yes, Boromir could respect such brotherhood.

VIII. (Aragorn remembered when Boromir was only a child, rosy-cheeked and happy to leave his mother’s side, to follow Thorongil around the citadel burbling in some tongue only Denethor and Finduilas could decipher. It was strange to meet the man that child became, to stand at a height with him, to wield a sword at his side, to listen to him speak of peace for Minas Tirith like other men spoke of lovers.

It made Aragorn feel very old, an ache deep in his bones that had not been there before. Careful, he wanted to caution the man, as he had once cautioned the child. Reach too high and you will fall.)

IX. One rainy night, when Boromir was keeping watch over the sleeping Fellowship, he sketched it out in his mind—the streets he would lead Aragorn through, the hidden corners of the palace he would show to Merry and Pippin, the great gates of the city whose craftsmanship he might justly boast of to Gimli. How Minas Tirith, that shining city, would chase the sorrow from the Fellowship’s faces, might shield them, might give them rest.

The rain dripped down his neck, cold, but he was gone to Minas Tirith—This is my home, he imagined himself saying to his companions, his brothers. This is home, may you always be welcome.

X. His last thought was of Faramir.

(Brother, little brother, I—)

thepondsaregone:

thorinoakenbutt:

castielandpie:

poryqon:

it bothers me that Kansas and Arkansas are not pronounced the same

I’m from the UK and I have been pronouncing Arkansas as Ar-Kansas my whole life

For all my non-american friends, Arkansas is pronounced ark-an-saw

WHAT

An Insanely Detailed Ask Meme Brought to You by Tolkien's Characters

  • Frodo: What is your deepest wound, and do you still hurt from it?
  • Bilbo: When did taking a chance improve your life?
  • Samwise: Have you ever done something for a friend that you would never have done on your own?
  • Merry: Who would you swear loyalty to, or to whom have you already done so?
  • Pippin: Tell me about when you did something that no one thought you could do.
  • Aragorn: What is your heritage? Do you embrace or reject it?
  • Boromir: Did your father leave an impact on your life?
  • Gimli: Have you ever had an opinion about someone that turned out to be completely wrong?
  • Legolas: What has been your most unlikely friendship, and did it last?
  • Gandalf: Has your public appearance and ever changed radically?
  • Elrond: Do you have overprotective relatives, or do you fill that role?
  • Arwen: Did you ever make a decision your family didn't agree with?
  • Elladan: Have you ever failed to help someone you cared about?
  • Elrohir: Do you have siblings?
  • Galadriel: Would you consider yourself wise?
  • Celeborn: Are you content with being the less-popular one in a relationship?
  • Celebrían: Have you ever done something that took a turn for the worse that you weren't prepared for?
  • Haldir: Has your popularity ever changed unexpectedly because of something minor?
  • Éomer: What are the things you consider to be worth fighting the system for?
  • Éowyn: Have you ever overcome prejudice in a significant way?
  • Théoden: When have you been wrong but refused to see it?
  • Gríma Wormtongue: Do you sometimes make bad choices for selfish reasons?
  • Saruman: Do you want power?
  • Sauron: What is your greatest weakness?
  • Melkor: Has greed or the desire for material goods ever backfired on you?
  • Ungoliant: Are you proud of your children or younger relatives?
  • Shelob: Are you afraid of the dark?
  • Finwë: Do you come from a prestigious family line?
  • Fëanor: Does desire tend to blind you to the consequences of your actions?
  • Nerdanel: Have you ever ended a relationship because your partner was doing something you didn't agree with and you couldn't stop them?
  • Maedhros: What is the greatest thing you have ever lost?
  • Maglor: Do you believe in redemption?
  • Celegorm: Have you ever had a pet that impacted your life greatly?
  • Caranthir: Do you have a temper, and has it ever gotten you into trouble?
  • Curufin: What have you inherited from your family lineage?
  • Amrod: Do you have a friend or sibling that you have a special bond with?
  • Amras: Has your family ever done something that ended up hurting you?
  • Beren: Will you do anything for love?
  • Lúthien: Do societal norms exist to be broken?
  • Thingol: If you believe in luck, do you think you've had good or bad?
  • Melian: Have you ever had a significant other that was of a lower social class than you?
  • Eöl: Did you ever have a goth phase?
  • Aredhel: Is listening to other people something that is important to you?
  • Glorfindel: Have you ever taken on a challenge others have deemed impossible and won?
  • Thror: Do you value wealth?
  • Thráin: Do you consider yourself a selfish person?
  • Thorin: What have you lost that you wish to regain?
  • Balin: Are you older or younger than most of your friends?
  • Dwalin: Do you have any hobbies?
  • Fili: Do you have a good smile?
  • Kili: Have you ever suddenly been considered attractive where before you were just sort of there?
  • Dori: Are you a musician?
  • Nori: Is it common for you to notice things others have forgotten or missed?
  • Ori: Do you write or speak multiple languages fluently?
  • Óin: Would you consider yourself a superstitious person?
  • Glóin: Are you skilled at something most would consider unusual or esoteric nowadays?
  • Bifur: What is your most interesting injury, and how did it happen?
  • Bofur: Do you consider yourself an optimist or a pessimist?
  • Bombur: What is your relationship with food?

darksideofthemoon007:

halinacrown:

official-canadianjesus:

roman-sunshine:

Beetles compromise 25% of all animal species. That means 1 in 4 animals is probably a beetle. Is it you? Is it your best friend? How can you be sure?

Ringo could be living in your backyard without you even knowing

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I hAve beeN LAUgHING AT THiS FOR TEN MiNUTES

bravedad:

i wonder how many people im in the “id be down if you asked” zone with

(Source: westernfeathers)

(Source: lesliecrusher)

retroactiveeurydices:

oxheadandhorsefacearedead:

retroactiveeurydices:

koalatea:

i dont need a boyfriend i need 12 million dollars and a donut 

12 million dollars can be used to obtain many donuts.

explain how

money can be exchanged for goods and services

breadmaakesyoufat:

when a group of teenagers walks past you and starts laughing at you for no apparent reason

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Northwest Passage
Stan Rogers

willowmansdaughter:

NORTHWEST PASSAGE - Stan Rogers

"Westward from the Davis Strait ‘tis there ‘twas said to lie
The sea route to the Orient for which so many died;
Seeking gold and glory, leaving weathered, broken bones
And a long-forgotten lonely cairn of stones…”

situpsandfruitcups:

romanticizedweakling:

"i was born in the wrong century," the girl sighs as she imagines a future where women have full ownership of their own bodies

Pleasantly surprised where this went

teenkouhi:

WEVE BEEN SMECKLEDORFED

teenkouhi:

WEVE BEEN SMECKLEDORFED