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So you have.

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wicked child; for the treacherous siren, who preys on sailors like a vulture waiting for bodies. she enchants them with her ethereal voice, only to award their desire with death at the bottom of the ocean.
i. halia meguid, the siren’s songs | ii. sea oleena, swimming story | iii. valencia myrick, blue ocean floor | iv. daughter darling, mermaid | v. london grammar, stay awake | vi. feist, fire in the water | vii. ane brun, gillian | viii. eisley, wicked child ft. merriment | ix. röyksopp, running to the sea ft. susanne sundfør | x. florence + the machine, swimming | xi. bat for lashes, siren song | xii. ellie goulding, dead in the water
fanmix challenge » 2/3 mythological creatures

wicked child; for the treacherous siren, who preys on sailors like a vulture waiting for bodies. she enchants them with her ethereal voice, only to award their desire with death at the bottom of the ocean.

i. halia meguid, the siren’s songs | ii. sea oleena, swimming story | iii. valencia myrick, blue ocean floor | iv. daughter darling, mermaid | v. london grammar, stay awake | vi. feist, fire in the water | vii. ane brun, gillian | viii. eisley, wicked child ft. merriment | ix. röyksopp, running to the sea ft. susanne sundfør | x. florence + the machine, swimming | xi. bat for lashes, siren song | xii. ellie goulding, dead in the water

fanmix challenge » 2/3 mythological creatures

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Since I was a child, she’s always lived inside my heart.
8. Happy Endings
Alexandra Dowling as Kara Ellie Kendrick as genderqueer Mordred
 They escape Camelot together and live happily ever after in a cabin in the woods by a lake.

Since I was a child, she’s always lived inside my heart.

8. Happy Endings

Alexandra Dowling as Kara
Ellie Kendrick as genderqueer Mordred

They escape Camelot together and live happily ever after in a cabin in the woods by a lake.

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In three thousand years no one who has wandered into the Valley of Perdition has ever escaped.

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Vikings 2.08 | Boneless

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   ”Make the coffee and I might let you live.”
   ”We don’t have your coffee drink.”
   ”Make the hot, black breakfast beverage that I am
   pretending is coffee and I’ll pretend you’re here by invitation.”

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Women from the 14th century {1/?} → ♛ Margaret of Burgundy (1290-1315), Queen of France and Navarre ♛ 
Margaret was born in 1290, the eldest daughter of Agnes of France and Robert II and a princess of the ducal House of Burgundy. By her mother, she was also a granddaughter of Saint Louis. As for many women of that period, little is known about her childhood.
Margaret married her first cousin once removed, Louis I, King of Navarre and heir to the French throne in 1305. Louis was nicknamed “le Hutin“(Louis the Quarreler or Louis the Stubborn) by his contemporaries. Their marriage was seemingly a cold and unhappy one, as Louis preferred to play real tennis than to spend time with his young wife. They did produce a child, a daughter named Joan.
In 1313, King Edward II and Queen Isabella came to France to visit the queen’s father, Philip the Fair. Isabella offered embroidered purses to her sisters-in-law Margaret and Blanche. Those purses would be the trigger of a scandal with lasting consequence for the Capetian dynasty.
Indeed, later this year, Isabella allegedly noticed that two Norman knights, the brothers Gautier and Philippe d’Aunay were wearing the purses she had given her sisters-in-law. She would have concluded that the princesses must have been carrying on an illicit affair with them. When she visited Paris again in 1314, she informed King Philip about her suspicions. The king placed the knights under surveillance for a time and Margaret and Blanche were soon accused of adultery.
After being subjected to torture, Gautier and Philippe confessed to have carried an affair with the princesses, an affair that lasted for three years and mostly took place at the Nesle tower. The two knights were publicly castrated and drawn and quartered or flayed alive, broken on a wheel and hanged. Margaret and Blanche had their heads shaven and were sentenced to life imprisonment at Château Gaillard.
They spent the next years in harsh living conditions. When her father-in-law died on November 29 1314, Margaret became the queen of France, but it changed little to her conditions of detention. The Queen of France and Navarre spent another year in the fortress before her death, on 30 april 1315. She may have died of tuberculosis or of another lung disease caused by her constant exposure to cold and her lack of proper food. Historians have also suggested that she may have been murdered in jail. Indeed, she died only a couple of weeks after the arrival in France of Clementia of Hungary, the women that Louis le Hutin had chosen as his new wife. They married shortly after Margaret’s death.
Margaret’s daughter Joan became queen of Navarre in 1328, but she never accessed the French throne, mainly because of the suspicions of illegitimacy that weighed on her for her whole life.
Margaret was immortalized in Maurice Druon’s famous books serie Les Rois Maudits. The second book of the serie, La Reine Étranglée (the strangled queen) was named after her.
(Special thank to ladyjanerochford for her proofreading!)

Women from the 14th century {1/?} → ♛ Margaret of Burgundy (1290-1315), Queen of France and Navarre

Margaret was born in 1290, the eldest daughter of Agnes of France and Robert II and a princess of the ducal House of Burgundy. By her mother, she was also a granddaughter of Saint Louis. As for many women of that period, little is known about her childhood.

Margaret married her first cousin once removed, Louis I, King of Navarre and heir to the French throne in 1305. Louis was nicknamed “le Hutin“(Louis the Quarreler or Louis the Stubborn) by his contemporaries. Their marriage was seemingly a cold and unhappy one, as Louis preferred to play real tennis than to spend time with his young wife. They did produce a child, a daughter named Joan.

In 1313, King Edward II and Queen Isabella came to France to visit the queen’s father, Philip the Fair. Isabella offered embroidered purses to her sisters-in-law Margaret and Blanche. Those purses would be the trigger of a scandal with lasting consequence for the Capetian dynasty.

Indeed, later this year, Isabella allegedly noticed that two Norman knights, the brothers Gautier and Philippe d’Aunay were wearing the purses she had given her sisters-in-law. She would have concluded that the princesses must have been carrying on an illicit affair with them. When she visited Paris again in 1314, she informed King Philip about her suspicions. The king placed the knights under surveillance for a time and Margaret and Blanche were soon accused of adultery.

After being subjected to torture, Gautier and Philippe confessed to have carried an affair with the princesses, an affair that lasted for three years and mostly took place at the Nesle tower. The two knights were publicly castrated and drawn and quartered or flayed alive, broken on a wheel and hanged. Margaret and Blanche had their heads shaven and were sentenced to life imprisonment at Château Gaillard.

They spent the next years in harsh living conditions. When her father-in-law died on November 29 1314, Margaret became the queen of France, but it changed little to her conditions of detention. The Queen of France and Navarre spent another year in the fortress before her death, on 30 april 1315. She may have died of tuberculosis or of another lung disease caused by her constant exposure to cold and her lack of proper food. Historians have also suggested that she may have been murdered in jail. Indeed, she died only a couple of weeks after the arrival in France of Clementia of Hungary, the women that Louis le Hutin had chosen as his new wife. They married shortly after Margaret’s death.

Margaret’s daughter Joan became queen of Navarre in 1328, but she never accessed the French throne, mainly because of the suspicions of illegitimacy that weighed on her for her whole life.

Margaret was immortalized in Maurice Druon’s famous books serie Les Rois Maudits. The second book of the serie, La Reine Étranglée (the strangled queen) was named after her.

(Special thank to ladyjanerochford for her proofreading!)

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 Where now is Boromir the Fair? He tarries and I grieve.

Where now is Boromir the Fair? He tarries and I grieve.

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It’s times like this my buddy Timon here says: you got to put your behind in your past.”

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PRINCESS ON BOARD: CLARA OSWALD AS BELLE FROM BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

and for once it might be grand
to have someone understand
I want so much more than they’ve got planned

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And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine;
A being breathing thoughtful breath,
A traveller between life and death:
The reason firm, the temperate will,
Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill;
A perfect Woman, nobly plann’d
To warn, to comfort, and command;
And yet a Spirit still, and bright
With something of an angel light.

W. Wordsworth

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These aren’t the droids you’re looking for

These aren’t the droids you’re looking for

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one ring to rule them all

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He could not speak. His eyes feasted on her. and he thought that he would like to stand and look at her forever, and that would be enough.

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when their hearts are breaking ()

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