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daisyschatz:

I recognized that there are no German book covers of ‘Daughter of Smoke and Bone’ and ‘Days of Blood and Starlight’, so I decided to post some pictures of the covers.

Why? Because I think they’re beautiful as hell and heaven. :D and because I love these books so much and enjoyed to read the last one these days and yeah… I’m looking forward to hold the last book as German version in my hands and think, that it will be as beautiful as the other two books. :) And I’m looking forward to have another reason to read it again!

So here they are the German covers of the first two books…

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You know, you spend your childhood watching TV, assuming that at some point in the future everything you see there will one day happen to you: that you too will win a Formula One race, hop a train, foil a group of terrorists, tell someone ‘Give me the gun’, etc. Then you start secondary school, and suddenly everyone’s asking you about your career plans and your long-term goals, and by goals they don’t mean the kind you are planning to score in the FA Cup. Gradually the awful truth dawns on you: that Santa Claus was just the tip of the iceberg- that your future will not be the rollercoaster ride you’d imagined, that the world occupied by your parents, the world of washing the dishes, going to the dentist, weekend trips to the DIY superstore to buy floor-tiles, is actually largely what people mean when they speak of ‘life’. Now, with every day that passes, another door seems to close, the one marked PROFESSIONAL STUNTMAN, or FIGHT EVIL ROBOT, until as the weeks go by and the doors - GET BITTEN BY SNAKE, SAVE WORLD FROM ASTEROID, DISMANTLE BOMB WITH SECONDS TO SPARE- keep closing, you begin to hear the sound as a good thing, and start closing some yourself, even ones that didn’t necessarily need to be closed…
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But even so, every now and then I would feel a violent stab of loneliness. The very water I drink, the very air I breathe, would feel like long, sharp needles. The pages of a book in my hands would take on the threatening metallic gleam of razor blades. I could hear the roots of loneliness creeping through me when the world was hushed at four o’clock in the morning.
Haruki Murakami,The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (via sad-plath)

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meggannn:

punishandenslavesuckers:

odairaremysugarcubes:

this broke my heart

like he looks at her like she’s his little sister

and they’re playing some game

Can I have the AU where the two that survived were Rue and Thresh? Imagine Rue finds Thresh right away and they team up and Thresh makes a pact with her — he promises if he can get them both to the end that he will make sure she is the one who goes home. Where he says, “Fuck and their games. I’m going to protect you, little bird. I’m going to get you home.”

Watch the gamekeepers try to kill them right away because of what Thresh says. Because he’s fighting, not to win, but to protect Rue from the games. But the sponsors keep sending her and Thresh food and medicine and the Districts too because watching Thresh carry Rue through fire and get injured protecting her is too much to bear. 

Can I have the AU where it’s Thresh and Rue with the nightlock, after the mutts attack and Cato is dead and it’s Thresh about to take the poison and send her home? But it’s Rue who won’t let her ‘big brother’ go alone after so many already died protecting her (imagine Katniss dies protecting her) and they decide, okay, together and…

Rue has always been the Mockingjay, but imagine that she lived.

relevant fic rec:How Rue Became the Mockingjay" by aimmyarrowshigh

rating/words/summary: mature; 5k; AU in which the rule about District pairs winning is introduced on the first night of the Games rather than after Rue’s death.

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