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The White Queen (TV Series)
"In Roman community baths, it was customary for men to stand and applaud when a well-endowed peer entered the water."

why are men so weird everywhere always (x)

i just imagined this and cannot stop loling

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"It’s hell writing, and it’s hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written."

— Robert Hass (via elm-books)

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Holle sucked in a thoughtful breath. “If I were Valdon…” She looked up at the canvas above. “Assuming we don’t force the issue by attacking him, he will kill another of our barons soon, to show he’s serious. Then the rest he will keep alive until he has a reason.”
"Wonderful." Tancred ran his hand through his hair. "Care to open a book on who will be the next man flung from the parapet?"
"He was making a point with Baroness Maigret," Holle replied. "He won’t want to kill any other powerful barons, because he will want to hobble their kin with fear. Perhaps Enno next. He is loyal, but his house commands few men."
Tancred closed his eyes, a pained expression on his face. “Has nobody introduced you to the concept of a rhetorical question, cousin?”

( Philomena - Family Loyalty Part 2 )

Holle sucked in a thoughtful breath. “If I were Valdon…” She looked up at the canvas above. “Assuming we don’t force the issue by attacking him, he will kill another of our barons soon, to show he’s serious. Then the rest he will keep alive until he has a reason.”

"Wonderful." Tancred ran his hand through his hair. "Care to open a book on who will be the next man flung from the parapet?"

"He was making a point with Baroness Maigret," Holle replied. "He won’t want to kill any other powerful barons, because he will want to hobble their kin with fear. Perhaps Enno next. He is loyal, but his house commands few men."

Tancred closed his eyes, a pained expression on his face. “Has nobody introduced you to the concept of a rhetorical question, cousin?”

( Philomena - Family Loyalty Part 2 )

mstrkrftz:

The Mad King's Castle by Kilian Schönberger

Tags: castle blog

kazi-is-amazing:

Planning a story

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Actually writing a story

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(via write-like-a-freak)

Tags: accurat

"i detest the masculine point of view. i am bored by his heroism, virtue, and honour. i think the best these men can do is not talk about themselves anymore."

— virginia woolf, the pargiters: the novel-essay portion of THE YEARS  (via cesaire)

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Tags: heh heh heh