"Through the fathomless deeps of space swims the star turtle Great A’Tuin, bearing on its back the four giant elephants who carry on their shoulders the mass of the Discworld. A tiny sun and moon spin around them, on a complicated orbit to induce seasons, so probably nowhere else in the multiverse is it sometimes necessary for an elephant to cock a leg to allow the sun to go past"- Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters.This is the Art of Paul Kidby, who has illustrated not only the covers to a great many discworld books, but also illustrated calendars, art books and the fully illustrated stories like The last hero.Terry Pratchetts Discworld is easily my favourite fantasy world.
Favorite stories of Middle-earth: Arvedui, the Drowned King
There’s a lot more to this story (including prophecies, lost palantiri and the ever important Ring of Barahir,) that you can read about over here. If you want more lore and history, check out the awesome blog yeahthesilmarillion
Dr. Caroline Heldman breaks it down
Amazing video. Should be required viewing for high school students. I may make it required viewing for my future college students.
"The Fighting Fucktoy" is my new favourite phrase.
See: Why male gaze is awful and needs to be addressed
This documentary was awesome and powerful definitely recommend that you guys watch it!
You can see the difference in how these characters were brought up clearly from the younger years. Harry if you remember has to be prompted to tell his name, most likely because the Dursley’s hated to acknowledge he is important. Ron, as an afterthought tells his name as though he always gets a head of himself and must be reminded all the time to tell others who he is. While Hermione recites her name as though she has walked up to so many kids trying to make friends, because her parents told her the easiest way to make friends is to introduce yourself. And finally Draco leads with his family name because it shows his pure blood status and sets him above the rest; it is what makes him important and special, and his last name is the only thing that matters. Yet in the end war does not care what your name is, it hurts without discrimination, and that is what the second gifs display all to well.
it got better oh my fucking god i didnt think it could
really? EVERYBODY was kung fu fighting? i find that hard to believe. stop feeding me these lies
Well it was really hard to see if it was everyone, you see they were as fast as lightning.
And to be honest it was a little bit frightening.