There’s no politics here it’s just good old fashioned revenge.
One day we’ll be in a Marvel movie, sitting there as something doesn’t feel right. and as the credits start to roll we’ll know what it is. It will flash up on screen and our hearts will break. “In loving memory of Stan Lee”. There was no cameo in that movie. And there never will be again.
T H E R E A L M E T E R N A L C A N N O T H O L D
rag·na·rök, (regin, gods + rök, fate)
the towers fall to ash, the skies open, the great jaws of fenrir open before him, and still he cannot quite bring himself to believe. still it evades him, even when the ships land, even when the first blow is struck, even when he sees the fire aimed towards asgard’s sun. when the moon goes out, still he cannot quite believe, still he cannot quite grasp, and when he sees his brother laughing while the city burns all around them, it is only then that he sees. pax asgardia, the books had told him once; all the universe under the rule of one benevolent king; all the realms at peace and at harmony, all the universe contained inside one all-seeing god. it cannot hold, loki has said on more than one occasion. we have let stasis bleed into our roots and seep into our hearts, we have fancied ourselves gods when there is but one god.
and who is that? he had asked, young and foolish.
time, his brother replies.
in the end, it is only the two of them. in the end, in the collapse of the realm eternal and in the crushing cold of the void, in the last screaming vestiges of a realm that had once ruled the universe but is now ash, there is only them. there had only ever been the two of them, the fate of the twilight written into their bones.
loki summons the last strength in his dying body, and looks up. he watches the humans pull away.
“There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.”
fuck i hate when children cry like why cant you just internalize your emotions like the rest of us
“For herself, she wanted sleet and ice, howling winds, thunder to shake the very stones of the Red Keep.
history meme - ten moments - the crowning and beheading of anne boleyn
Anne was crowned Queen of England on 1 June 1533, and her ascension to the throne marked the split between her husband, Henry VIII, and The Catholic Church, and the beginning of the The Church of England, which remains the state religion in England to this day. She was beheaded on 19 May 1536 under accusations of high treason, including murder, incest and witchcraft. Her daughter Elizabeth would eventually ascend the throne and become one of Britain’s most celebrated rulers. Anne is remembered as one of history’s most infamous queens.
in a bed of roses you must pluck out the thorns