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umqra:

sometimes i laugh at my tags

because they’re just like

‘#FUCK YOU #YOU’RE A FUCKING ASSHOLE #YOU THINK THIS IS FUNNY #WELL IT’S NOT YOU DICK’

shortly followed by a calm and collected ‘#daniel radcliffe’

Wednesday, 23rd of April
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bonvivantx:

Don’t tell me what to do unless we’re in bed together.

Wednesday, 23rd of April

nicolas-christ:

Pantene Phillippines #whipit Labels against women

Wednesday, 23rd of April
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Wednesday, 23rd of April

In the novels, Jaime is not present at Joffrey’s death, and indeed, Cersei has been fearful that he is dead himself, that she has lost both the son and the father/ lover/ brother. And then suddenly Jaime is there before her. Maimed and changed, but Jaime nonetheless. Though the time and place is wildly inappropriate and Cersei is fearful of discovery, she is as hungry for him as he is for her.

The whole dynamic is different in the show, where Jaime has been back for weeks at the least, maybe longer, and he and Cersei have been in each other’s company on numerous occasions, often quarreling. The setting is the same, but neither character is in the same place as in the books, which may be why [producers] played the sept out differently. But that’s just my surmise; we never discussed this scene, to the best of my recollection.

Also, I was writing the scene from Jaime’s POV, so the reader is inside his head, hearing his thoughts. On the TV show, the camera is necessarily external. You don’t know what anyone is thinking or feeling, just what they are saying and doing.

If the show had retained some of Cersei’s dialogue from the books, it might have left a somewhat different impression — but that dialogue was very much shaped by the circumstances of the books, delivered by a woman who is seeing her lover again for the first time after a long while apart during which she feared he was dead. I am not sure it would have worked with the new timeline.

That’s really all I can say on this issue. The scene was always intended to be disturbing… but I do regret if it has disturbed people for the wrong reasons.

—— George R.R. Martin addresses the changes to the Ceresi/Jaime scene in Breaker of Chains  (via lumos5001)
Tuesday, 22nd of April

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Tuesday, 22nd of April

one lives, all live

Tuesday, 22nd of April

Days Gone Bye / The Oath.

Tuesday, 22nd of April

buck-barnes:

i wish there was a non-assholeish way to say “our friendship has run its course, you make me uncomfortable with your feelings and a lot of shit you do pisses me off bye”

Tuesday, 22nd of April
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Tuesday, 22nd of April
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