There’s no such thing as a painless lesson. They just don’t exist. Sacrifices are necessary. You can’t gain anything without losing something first. Although, if you can endure that pain, and walk away from it … you will find that you now have a heart strong enough to overcome any obstacle. Yeah. A heart made fullmetal.
when I thought trina was a kane i was like ‘oh dang, i might finally have to like a kane’
but she’s not
parks and recreation + text posts
(I totally reblogged the thing) :DDDD this is the best ever ty ty <3
vastra all “do you know why i wear a veil”
no i don’t really tbh it’s transparent and i can see the shape of your lizard skull and you walk around without it on all the time and no one in london cares
It’s transparent for the benefit of the TV-watching public. It’s a smart bit of televisual and narrative license that allows Neve McIntosh’s acting to be visible and keeps McIntosh from tripping over things.
The only “cost” of this particular bit of dissonance is that, apparently, there are viewers out there who lack the media literacy required to recognize that the veil’s appearance is not “literal”.
I have to wonder if those people think that the Mara actually looked like a shitty puppet (or somewhat competent CGI, if you watch on DVD) to the eyes of the Doctor and Tegan, as opposed to an actual giant snake.
…lord, imagine what they must think of the Myrka!
if you’ve ever wondered “can people be incredibly condescending about literally any criticism of Doctor Who no matter how jokey or unimportant”, the answer is apparently “yes”
Orphan Black in Goldenrod
lets play the “which member of les amis do i remind you of?” game