Madness in Memphis: All These Things That I've... →
thewoofles: He collapses, heavy at my back. The hot breaths are warm against my neck. Issac lifts up, staggering somewhat. “I guess maybe that was not such a great idea after that blood loss…” He holds a hand up to his brow for a moment then laughs slightly. “Worth it, been wanting to do that for awhile.” I… “You are no monster love, just a man, a man who has dealt with too much...
The Gallows, Part 2
impressioniste: After the last post I made about the Gallows, I got curious. I’m also clearly insane, so I literally spent the last two hours loading multiple save files, running around back and forth across The Gallows. More disturbing dialogue! A few of them seemed to be exceedingly rare and for whatever reason really hard to trigger. I’d hear the same one or two over and over and over, and...
Perfect Weather To Fly 10
myjusticecake: Sneaking into the library stacks was easy enough. It was a favorite spot to tryst for most of the apprentices and younger mages who still shared living quarters. The signals were subtle but clear - a book on the floor at the end of a row, a cowl draped over a shelf. You were only likely to be stopped if you were going in alone. Read More I REBLOG FOR MORRIGAN WEEK...
Fuck Yeah Aveline: DA-ily Challenge Post: Day 4 →
flutiebear: And the best part is: I think a friendmanced!Garrett knows. I think he knows that he will always be subordinate to Anders’s cause. And he doesn’t care. He’ll take what he can get. Because he’s that desperate to be needed, that desperate to be loved—the kind of desperation… A fascinating alternative take on Hawke’s motivation. I love the parallel you draw to Wesley and...
Impressioniste: re: DA-ily Challenge Post: Day 4 →
impressioniste: flutiebear: Favorite Love Interest: Friendmanced!Anders + Garrett Hawke Read More ——- Okay, I give up. Text limits suck, Asks suck. SO I AM REBLOGGING. One theory that I have is that Anders refuses to let himself make good on his feelings or intentions until he really… Exactly. Which is why the final scene in the Gallows matters so much. Because for once —...
Reblog this if you have a genuine crush on someone...
How about: All of them? What can I say? I’m a Hawkesexual.
impressioniste-deactivated20121 asked: BTW, just since I don't want to clog up my dash with rambling XD I've always thought that the whole 'convenience' of Anders 'finally giving in' just when he really needs a hiding place / protection was always REALLY suspect. After all, you can't refuse letting him move in with you without COMPLETELY breaking off the relationship. He's really got you up...
DA-ily Challenge Post: Day 4
Favorite Love Interest: Friendmanced!Anders + Garrett Hawke I must be specific here, because I actually have a strong aversion to the Anders rivalmance. Not that it’s poorly done, because it isn’t (quite the opposite) but because it’s just too tragic, too hopeless. I need a little bit of hope to cling to, some promise that my characters will see better days once more; after all, even Orestes...
Next part of Push going up
katiebour: In all the usual places. :D WORK CAN WAIT MUST READ FANFIC
austinhufstetler: I’m not calling you a liar...
Perfect Weather To Fly 8+9
myjusticecake: By the end of the month, she was in all his classes, and Daylen’s, and taking extra lessons from Thekla and Niall and even Uldred, who taught Advanced Entropy and was known for making apprentices cry. She practiced all the time, at meals, in the hallways between classes, on the rare afternoons that Anders could persuade her away to the Harrowing Chamber. It made her no...
HighCastle: Between the Bars (Anders/Karl) →
high0castle: I should be working on my project for workshop, but I found myself seized by the inexplicable desire to write Anders/Karl smut instead. Who am I to argue with my muse? between the bars Karl underwent his Harrowing first on account of being a few years older and—if he’s being honest—a bit… Fantastic.
We Were Once More Than We Are (15-17) →
Also available at FF.net, if you prefer. The plot thickens! Again, no smut this update. Which, I know, is sadness, but the poor guy’s gotta find her again first, right? But it’s coming, I promise.
I wrote this as an ask, and it got eaten? Sorry. I’ll just write it here (and add a little bit, too): It’s hard to brush off the haters, I know. Believe me, I know. I write for a living, and it’s amazing how equal parts vicious and ridiculous some people can become when hiding behind the mask of anonymity. (Some don’t even go that far; they act like it’s something...
Anders Sitting in Strange Places 4
surelyforth: pessimisticowl: — — Video game version That last one is absolutely fantastic.
The main hallway of the Sternwood Place was two stories high. Over the entrance...– Raymond Chandler, (a.k.a. The Boss of BAMFs); “The Big Sleep”.
Milestone Post (50 Followers): Twas The Night...
It’s the best of both worlds, right? A fic AND a poem. Thanks, my lovely followers. I love you all. Twas the Night Before Feastday… Twas the night before Feastday, when all through Hold Kinloch Not a creature was stirring, not even a genlock. The fade striders were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Varric soon would be there. The mages were nestled all snug in...
impressioniste: Man Anders why you gotta look at me like that. OBVIOUS CRUSH IS OBVIOUS So, um, I know I go on and on about Emeric here, but Thrask? Equally hot, if not more so. Boy, for a diehard Anders fan like me, I sure do love a lot of Templars too. Kinky.
DA-ily Challenge Post: Day 3
Least Favorite Character I struggled with how to answer this question. Should I discuss the characters I’m most apathetic toward? (Which would be rather boring, wouldn’t it?) Or should I focus instead on the ones that evoke the strongest negative reactions? Because there are plenty of characters in this universe I love to hate: Merrill, Elthina, Meredith, Bhelen, Branka, Arl Eamon,...
Okay, it’s official. Emeric and Philip Marlowe are the same person. /headcanon
loveyoutwiceanight-deactivated2 asked: Oh, very well, have your belt back. Give those handsome young recruits my regards~!
loveyoutwiceanight-deactivated2 asked: ...I did no such thing. (All right, maybe a little. I can't help it, you're a silver fox.)
loveyoutwiceanight-deactivated2 asked: HOW DID YOU KNOW?
Anonymous asked: Ser Emeric, would you like to stay for dinner?
Flutie-Bear: Captain of the U.S.S. Dogboat: A... →
runawaydragons: flutiebear: Two days ago, myjusticecake asked me a simple question: How old do you think Fenris is? Oh man. This girl has no idea what she has unleashed. I’ve been digging around in the DARPG playbooks to find clues on how long elves live, the history of Seheron, anything to help anchor our dear elven… ELVEN LIBERATION?!?!?! I’ll just be over here doing a little dance...
NOT TO FIFTY!
Holy Blight on a stick, I hit 50 followers! Thanks weisshaupt, tempus-teapot and spicyshimmy for putting me over the top! I have plans for you all. But they’ll have to wait ‘til tomorrow. Because Tin Templar needs sleep badly. No, no. Don’t wake him up, Varric. Emeric needs his beauty sleep.
The Enigma of Thedas continues...
Awesome things I learned tonight: Tevinters use elephant mounts that they’ve imported from their colonies in the Northwestern jungles. That whole “drinking darkspawn blood to gain their power” thing? The idea’s said to have come from a bunch of elves living in the forests north of the Anderfels—because, hey, they did the same thing to their enemies. Somebody...
A report from the trenches...
Two days ago, myjusticecake asked me a simple question: How old do you think Fenris is? Oh man. This girl has no idea what she has unleashed. I’ve been digging around in the DARPG playbooks to find clues on how long elves live, the history of Seheron, anything to help anchor our dear elven slave in the Thedasian timelines. The shit I’m uncovering. Dude. Secret races. The...
i want to draw sexy old men doing things
choowy: what are sexy things old men can do Be a fucking boss, that’s what.
I am perilously close to 50 followers. (Thanks, and welcome to all my new chumblrs! Glad you’ve been liking my very long, very rambly posts. :D) I have no idea what to do. What does one do in these sorts of situations? Should I write a fic? Should I record a dirty sonnet? Should I have my husband draw more DA!Prinnies? AUGH.
Follow-up: The Heroine's Journey
Good questions, Thedasian and Fuckyeahaveline (FUCK YEAH AVELINE). Let’s see if I can answer them without rambling too much. :) Joseph Campbell’s The Hero With a Thousand Faces remains the gold standard in discussing mythological influences on fiction, and for good reason — it’s an exceptionally elegant theory about how humans construct a certain type of story, one that...
Stayed up way past bedtime to read Andraste's Kiss... →
tempus-teapot: elenilote: flutiebear: I REGRET NOTHING THAT STORY IS SO FUCKING PERFECT! Oh I love Alistair and I love Zevran and aaaaaaaarghhhh *melts* I love that story! Before that fic, I would never have slashed Alistair with anyone. And the A!A has an ongoing A/Z fill on the meme right now. I wish it updated more quickly, but it is so worth the wait every time. The Best Policy...
DA-ily Challenge Post: Day 2
Favorite Character: Garrett Hawke (Note: In my playthroughs and in the analysis below, I inevitably lean toward Garrett Hawke, because I find beards hot and Nic Boulton is a fucking boss. But all this could easily be said about Marian Hawke, too. She’s just as phenomenal. And her ass is a work of art.) This answer might sound self-indulgent. “Hurr, hurr, Flutiebear chose the Gary Sue as her...
Love gave my mind a shake, like wind striking oaks on a mountain.– Sappho, in Plato’s Phaedrus, Fragment 47 (thank you, passionofanna) *sigh* That girl knew how to write. I can only imagine what it’s like in the original Greek.
Stayed up way past bedtime to read Andraste's Kiss... →
I REGRET NOTHING
We Were Once More Than We Are (13-14) →
Also up at FF.net, if you prefer. No smut this chapter (sadly). Just plot. Tasty, tasty plot. Smut is coming, though. I promise! This was a tough installment to write. Lyrium withdrawal is nasty shit, and getting back into Emeric’s head after a week off was harder than I expected. I’m not overjoyed with how this part came out, but at least it’s something, and it gets the ball...