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prokopetz: “Pardon me, sir.” “What, another one? I was sure I’d gotten all of you this...

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prokopetz:

“Pardon me, sir.”

“What, another one? I was sure I’d gotten all of you this time.”

“Afraid not. I’m going to have to ask you to put those jars down and leave the forest immediately.”

“What, that’s it? Aren’t you going to try and save the day with some ridiculous magical talent?“

“I’d prefer if it didn’t come to that.“

“No whimsical song to wake the stony heart? No farcical flower-based heroics?“

“Don’t make this more difficult than it needs to be, sir.“

“Well, since you’re obviously dying for me to ask, fine – what is your talent?”

“Violence.“

“… um.”

“I get that a lot.”

“I… don’t recall seeing you around the village before.“

“I’ve been travelling.“

“Just… how? You’re six inches tall – how does that even work?“

“Sir, what you should be asking yourself is how badly you want to learn the answer to that question.“

“… supposing I’ll just leave these here and be on my way, then.”

“Your cooperation is appreciated.“

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foreheadtouch: dearestvita: Virginia Woolf to Vita...

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dearestvita:

Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West, 22 August 1927

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marlynnofmany: This is (A) hilarious, and (B) perfect for adapting to a science fiction setting. ...

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marlynnofmany:

This is (A) hilarious, and (B) perfect for adapting to a science fiction setting. 

Sneaking onboard an alien ship?  Send in Stabby the Roomba first.

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shadytail:We also figured out—the hard way—that the ancients probably cut each layer of linen to the...

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We also figured out—the hard way—that the ancients probably cut each layer of linen to the proper shape before gluing them together. For our first linothorax, we glued together 15 layers of linen to form a one centimeter-thick slab, and then tried to cut out the required shape. Large shears were defeated; bolt cutters failed. The only way we were ultimately able to cut the laminated linen slab was with an electric saw equipped with a blade for cutting metal. At least this confirmed our suspicion that linen armor would have been extremely tough. We also found out that linen stiffened with rabbit glue strikes dogs as in irresistibly tasty rabbit-flavored chew toy, and that our Labrador retriever should not be left alone with our research project.

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nanoochka:the witcher: a summary

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the witcher: a summary

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