The difference between learning a modern language and an ancient language is that in first year French you learn “Where is the bathroom?” and “How do I get to the train station?” and in first year Attic Greek or Latin you learn “I have judged you worthy of death” and “The tyrant had everyone in the city killed.”
The Lost Hero, The Son of Neptune, The Mark of Athena and The House of Hades!
❝ How small you are.. for such a great destiny❞
…now that you think about it…
Never can just scroll by this.
No fucking way.
Look at this
I’ve never made this connection before…at the beginning of DH Hermione tells Ron and Harry how a wizard who’d split his soul could heal himself, save himself…remorse
Harry James you precious baby
I’ve read this second bit before, the whole try for some remorse thing, and thought it was just a Harry stabbing in the dark, but nO
It was so calculated
He remembered that conversation
actual, possible redemption for Voldemort
he kept that hope, however slim, that Voldemort could be saved
before they cast their final curses, after all that happened, Harry was actually trying to get Voldemort to mend himself back together
Harry james potter you compassionate jerk trying to save your mortal enemy before he utterly and finally destroys himself
This is everything
This 18th-century bloodstone box was made for King Frederick the Great of Prussia. It features almost 3,000 diamonds arranged to represent flowers, insects, and musical instruments.
The Garden of Death by Hugo Simberg
that death looks so happy about his flowers :)
THE BLUEBELLS ARE BLOSSOMING NICELY
It’s coming up on a year now since I got my current job as a pizza delivery girl, and I thought this would be a good time to delve into the little ever-expanding “WTFPIZZA” note I keep on my cell that helps me remember some of my more, uh - interesting deliveries.
Drink up, me hearties, yo ho!
She’s my next door neighbor and… Your neighbor was the other suspect in this case and you didn’t think to tell me?! I don’t really know her, we just live next door— WHAT?!
this is terrifying and beautiful at the same time
Wild fires are as important as they are destructive nature is so fucking cool
Tonight in Ferguson, Mo. Even CNN is calling out police brutality.
We are watching history unfold. Do not stand down. Spread the word.
No justice, no peace.
The sheer bravery of the protesters is astonishing