France still not free. Marius still being an idiot.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot. Grantaire has started to encourage him, of all things. Must have a discussion with him later.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot. Tried to impress upon Grantaire the importance of taking these things seriously and not encouraging Marius in his romantic delusions. I do not think he really absorbed any of my wisdom, as he spent the entire meeting trying to play with my hair.
I worry about the fate of France, diary. I really do.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot. I am v. close to losing my shit over this nonsense, diary. It’s like I’m the only one who cares about the future freedom and dignity of Patria.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot. If there is one more fucking musical number in the middle of my meetings I am going to punch Marius in the face.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot.
Although, as it turns out, Marius makes v. amusing squealing noises when punched.”
France still not free. Marius still being an idiot. Eponine yelled at me for making Marius cry.
WHY IS EVERYONE SO CONCERNED WITH MARIUS’S PROBLEMS fuck everything I am going to bed.”
This is actually an answer to an ask I got over a week ago from someone who got the book early - I wrote her back but asked her if she’d keep the answer private till more people had read the book. She did, so I just wanted to say: classy reader, thanks for being classy.
That said, this ask and answer is about love triangles, love in general, and The Epilogue.
THE YEAR IS 1999 AND YOU JUST HAVE TO DANCE WHEN YOU HEAR THIS SONG.
Two notes in and I instantly reblogged.
My childhood, oh my lord.
OMG, How the hell do I remember this?!?
“The views expressed were offensive. Rape is rape and the idea that we should be parsing and qualifying and slicing what types of rape we’re talking about doesn’t make sense to the American people and it certainly doesn’t make sense to me. What I think these comments do underscore is why we shouldn’t have a bunch of politicians, the majority of whom are men, making health care decisions on behalf of women.”
Title: The Wheel
Word Count: 2,000 approx.
Disclaimer: Not mine, but rather, Ms. Clare’s.
Summary: Ms. Tessa Gray-Carstairs is but one of many passengers aboard the RMS Titanic. In the end, her story is no more and no less remarkable than all the others.
A/N: Justine demanded Jem/Tessa in a Titanic AU. Adria noted that going AU in order to put Jem and Tessa on the Titanic might not be strictly necessary.