QuestionableLifeChoices



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  1. Rec 17

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    Selkies make for an incredible source of free and morally bankrupt labor, as you can imagine. If you get a hold of a selkie’s skin, you own them. They lose their singing voice and their free will. They’ll do anything you order them to do. They are stronger than humans, more durable, and perfectly obedient. You can imagine how enterprising humans could build an empire of riches out of that.

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    So, it didn’t start out like this.

     

    Alfred would scoff at the statement, about how Bruce was trying to justify the whole situation to himself. It had started out as a simple design, black everything with black outlines and black hood. It got a little more intense as the world went on, got wind of his ghost on the streets, and became scared of The Bat . So Bruce got a little more creative with it, Alfred and him had a good laugh over the name, the scare, and Alfred had a vicious streak of humor that he had passed onto his ward-

     

    So now the suit had a visible bat-theme, an insignia to drape in the shadows and to paint across the streets of Gotham.

     

    It only took a year into the whole charade of heroism for Bruce to overhear a conversation between some goons- some low level thug hired by the Riddler this week- about nothing at all pertaining to what the hell the Riddler was doing in the sewers but instead:

    “ The Batman can fly, you know, I’ve seen his wings.”

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    A world where nobody has wings, but people think they do, and that changes everything.

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    10 May 2022

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    Bruce doesn’t know what’s wrong with his child, but he’s pretty sure kids aren’t meant to work like this.

     

    From the day he had looked up into the tops of the circus tent and saw a frightened mirror image of a boy who had just experienced the worst day of his life, Bruce had instantly gone into emergency mode.

     

    The Gotham PD had wanted to pass the boy off into the care of the circus. The circus had mumbled underneath their breaths about superstitions, about not having a boy like that with them, about not being able to handle something like Dick. So GCPD, not knowing what to do, had started talking about one of the handful of overburdened boy homes that handles a majority of Gotham’s unlucky orphans.

     

    All the while, the camera lights flash bright and loud, wanting to know everything.

     

    Bruce couldn’t let that happen.

     

    Not then, not ever again.

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    Bruce is trying his best to protect the city that he loves. He doesn't know how exactly his Robins came to be- they're not fully human, not even at all. All he knows is that he wants to keep them safe.

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    09 May 2022

  4. Rec 74

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    The pup was stealing rope, and Lada was watching him do it, and he was staring her in the eyes as he did. This was the first sign that something was wrong.

    "Why," she asked. Not a question so much as a… why. Just why.

    "For the prisoner," the pup answered, his chin raised. "It's a dangerous prisoner."

    Or: As the adults scour the woods for the hunter's missing mage, the puppies take a prisoner. A baby-Jaime-kidnapped-by-other-babies AU. Teenage Lada is DONE.

    All series parts are independent AUs, and can be read in any order. Mine is the Everyone Is BABIES edition.

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    07 May 2022

  5. Rec 6

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    All Systems Red's opening, but it takes place in the Raksura universe.

    Thank you to Morgan-Tobias @MarsChildWells on twitter for starting this brainworm.

    Content warning for canon-typical violence and Fell uhhh eating-people-ness. Could be conceived of as hinting at spoilers for Harbours of the Sun about how Fell work, but not really.

    Have fun. List of who's who in the Preservation crew in the notes. I want to meet the queen and consort who named their tiny wee hatchling consort 'Alliance.'

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    10 Apr 2022