A message from Anonymous
but imagine John writing out his vows, and just naturally writes them about Sherlock instead of Mary, and he screws the paper up into a ball and tosses it away angrily.

piningjohn:

I imagine it daily

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sashkash:

Until death do us part.
(Fixed my awful spelling) XD

sashkash:

Until death do us part.

(Fixed my awful spelling) XD

How long are you gonna stay with me?”

"Forever."

qinni:

Wallpaper

Done in SAI

 | Please don’t remove my credits, thanks.

rebel-in-overalls:

Because everyone needs more baby bunnies in their lives.

Also, I spent time on the captions, you should look at them.

lionhearted-fool:

imperialimpala:

emeralddreamer:

this post is perfect from start to finish

alt-j:

mayallyourbaconsburn:

alt-j:

A cup of hot tea really heals ur soul this is true science

Actually, a cup of hot anything in your hands mimics human warmth which is said to have calming properties. So, yes, it’s true. Tea mimics the need for human care, touch, and recognition.

im going to cry im so lonely now and all i have is this fucking cup of leaf water

duod:

John Watson, retired from Afghanistan royal dragon rider and medic, struggling through depression and curse, finds on the New Year’s eve a small and injured dragoness abandoned in one of the bins. He takes care of her and calls her Mary. One day, while flat hunting, they encounter Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective and skilled alchemist, who’s Heart was stolen depriving him of his magical abilities and warmth. Will they find their strength to fight powerful sorcerer Moriarty? Will Sherlock recapture his Heart? Who had stolen it in the first place and what for?
Special thanks for misterbilbo, flamiekitten, beili and eventhorizon451 for cheering me up yesterday when i had to repaint it. Love you guys!

duod:

John Watson, retired from Afghanistan royal dragon rider and medic, struggling through depression and curse, finds on the New Year’s eve a small and injured dragoness abandoned in one of the bins. He takes care of her and calls her Mary. One day, while flat hunting, they encounter Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective and skilled alchemist, who’s Heart was stolen depriving him of his magical abilities and warmth. Will they find their strength to fight powerful sorcerer Moriarty? Will Sherlock recapture his Heart? Who had stolen it in the first place and what for?

Special thanks for misterbilbo, flamiekitten, beili and eventhorizon451 for cheering me up yesterday when i had to repaint it. Love you guys!

A message from thewritersramblings
CAN WE TALK ABOUT MIDDLE EASTERN WITCHES AND WIZARDS THOUGH. AND HOW THEY'RE SPELLS WOULD OBVIOUSLY NOT BE LATIN, GREEK OR ANGLO SAXON, BUT INSTEAD LIKE ANCIENT PHOENICIAN, OR SOMETHING. AND THAT THEIR TIES BETWEEN SPELLS AND MAGIC WOULD BE STRONGER SINCE THEIR WORDS ARE MORE ANCIENT AND FAR OLDER SO THEY'D BE WAY MORE POWERFUL???? SORRY FOR THE CAPS?????

strawberrypatty:

avatar-trisana:

amarielah:

bramblepatch:

shiraglassman:

avatar-trisana:

thejewsareinspace:

thecompleteillustrated:

petrichorlore:

petrichorlore:

NEVER APOLOGIZE FOR CAPS. PHOENICIAN SPELLS. ARAMAIC SPELLS. LANGUAGES MUGGLES DON’T KNOW ANYMORE THAT HAVE BEEN PRESERVED THROUGH WIZARDING SPELLS IN LITTLE POCKETS OF THE WORLD. SOURCE LANGUAGES NO ONE KNOWS HOW TO ADAPT OR CHANGE ANYMORE BECAUSE THE LANGUAGES HAVE DIED AND PEOPLE ARE AFRAID TO CAUSE LIKE, A NUCLEAR FALLOUT. IM SO EXCITED THANKS FOR THIS.

 (the-writers-ramblings

Witches in secret pockets of Morocco who’ve been casting spells with ancient spices long before wands came about. Warlocks in Egypt who knew the double, magical, meaning behind hieroglyphics. A dead language? Latin and Ancient Greek have NOTHING on hieroglyphs. The veritable cacophany of ideas and spells and magic that the trading routes brought in. The Phoenecians with their many-striped sailboats proudly displayed Persian potion ingredients alongside spelled fishing nets woven by Palestinian wizards. Syrian magical folk meet Greek ones, and realize they can best communicate in the Ancient Greek all serious magical students learn. Curly heads bent over ancient spellbooks, and people stare as they converse in a language not spoken for hundreds of years.

Excuse you but can we not forget the jewish lore masters, poring over their tomes in hebrew and aramaic, preserved from their exiled homeland into the diaspora.

And the development of a syncretic magic in yiddish that mixes the subtle lore and subtle word power of the exiled levantines with the raw brute force of germanic magics. — how else did the golem?

DIASPORA SYNCRETIC MAGICS

jewish wizards offering house elves clothes in accordance with the slave laws

jewish wizards using golems as grunt labor

JEWISH WIZARDS

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Yes to the Yiddish spells, too ;-)

Jewish wizards offering clothing to house elves and then constantly debating among themselves whether using a golem or other magically-created entity with some semblance of sentience for manual labor for years or decades is essentially the same thing as keeping a magical being for the same purpose.

See also: endless debates about whether one can use magic on Shabbat, and what sorts of magic qualify as “work”. Like, does it count if you enchant an object ahead of time?

Also debates over the extent to which Divination counts as the “witchcraft” detailed in the Tanach. Actually, I bet there’d be scholars compiling detailed tractates about which spells are kosher, using extensive biblical commentary.

JEWISH WIZARDS HAVING THEIR OWN EXTENDED TALMUD. HOW HAS THIS NEVER OCCURRED TO ME BEFORE??

Magic is a natural extension of the self; Therefore, one should be allowed to use magic on Shabbos. You might put restrictions on what kind of magic, and brewing potions (even ones that don’t require heat) and using wands…

I wrote a paper for a Harry Potter conference on foreign wizardry and how the systems of magic must have evolved to be completely separate entities that have very little in common. We’re only seen a TINY portion of the wizarding world and for the most part it’s Western European. I like to imagine Bill Weasley had to extensively train for cursebreaking in Egypt, because you can’t just waltz into a tomb, wave your wand, shout Latin and expect it to work.

I also love the idea of foreign magics being a bit wonky in a duel against each other because they’re not quite compatible. Like, it’s really hard to block a spell from a foreign wizard because you don’t understand exactly what you’re blocking against.

God, so many foreign wizard feels.