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notbecauseofvictories:

And the new day was a great big fish.

A Discworld Fancast—Monstrous Regiment

STARRING:
claire foy as polly “ozzer” perks
zawe ashton as maladict(a)
sophie mcshera as alice “wazzer” goom
lauren socha
as the voice of caborundum jade
amara karan
as lofty tewt
antonia thomas
as tonker halter
becci gemmell
as igorin(a)
sharon rooney
as shufti manickle

[requested by anonymous]

if they ever make a movie of this I would die of joy     omg that maladict(a)     ahhhh     and that polly     ...[strangled noise of arousal]     terry pratchet     discworld     monstrous regiment    




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And then [Vimes] realized why he was thinking like this.

It was because he wanted there to be conspirators.

It was much better to imagine men in some smoky room somewhere, made mad and cynical by privilege and power, plotting over the brandy.

You had to cling to this sort of image, because if you didn’t then you might have to face the fact that bad things happened because ordinary people, the kind who brushed the dog and told their children bedtime stories, were capable of then going out and doing horrible things to other ordinary people.

It was so much easier to blame it on Them.

It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. If it was Them, then nothing was anyone’s fault. If it was Us, what did that make Me? After all, I’m one of Us. I must be. I’ve certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. No-one ever thinks of themselves as one of Them.

We’re always one of Us. It’s Them that do the bad things.

-Terry Pratchett, Jingo (via captainofalltheships)

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copperbadge:

persinetteinthetower:

moriartythetease:

So what happens if two people who have promised their firstborn to separate witches have a child together? Do they both just pop up in the nursery and have a custody battle?

I need a book about a little girl whose parents had promised their firstborn to different witches and the only way that both ends of the deal were fulfilled was for them to have joint custody of the child.

I love it!

And then the witches, forced to share a cottage while raising their joint stolen child, fall in love…

I wasn't gonna reblog but then copperbadge made it queer     I approve.     more witch-centric lesbian fairytale rom-coms     ....a sentence I never thought I'd type     needs more lesbians    




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queenannebonny:

As has always been the case…

I don’t require your help

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update: I am in fact turning that butchered façade of Amiens cathedral random gothic building I drew into tamora pierce fanart. because I promised…. someone I would. I forget who. Eh I’m just going through a medieval phase. 

wheeeeee     nightblogging     my art     it's gonna be alanna     and daine or kind jon I haven't decided yet     I MIGHT do Alanna and Daine and Kel and Aly but eh i don't really wanna draw old!alanna     i'll figure it out    




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tomhauptman asked
Q: I just went through your #theonewiththewhales tag and holy fuck is that a gold mine of hilarity. Keep on tagging.

HELLO COMPUTER???

thank! :D

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lucy has decided she no longer sleeps in her bed. instead, she sleeps directly under my rolling chair. this is a problem, as I am in it and now have to worry about running her over every time I move.

DOG.    




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sam you big dork omg     that little shrug/tilt thing     samsteve     cap2     marvel     mcu     cuties     gif    




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In the Annotated Pratchett, the entry for Night Watch outlines parallels with Les Miserables, and a point is brought up which states:

“Javert, the policeman in LM, is concerned only with justice, which he defines as the punishment of the guilty. Vimes, the policeman in NW, is equally obsessed by justice, but he defines it as the protection of the innocent.”, which I think is an interesting distinction and which seems to be relevant now.

-Annotated Pratchett - Night Watch (via persephinae)

Vimes is a role model     discworld     terry pratchett     I didn't know there was an ANNOTATED terry pratchett     sam vimes    




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