monday_vodka



Recent bookmarks

  1. Public Bookmark 83

    Tags
    Summary

    “You’re burning up, lad. More than usual, I mean.” It’s a weak jest on Achilles's part, but Zagreus laughs.

    His skin is scalding, and it’s not the usual bright, rolling warmth that Achilles is familiar with. Zagreus is always warm, quite literally aflame with vitality, but this is—different. A hectic, impossible heat, not that of a hearth fire, but that of a sun. It speaks of god-given gifts, of both power and affliction: a boon not sitting well within his skin, perhaps the remnants of mortality from his mother rebelling against an excess of power.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,907
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    29
    Kudos:
    560
    Bookmarks:
    83
    Hits:
    3064

    11 Feb 2021

  2. Public Bookmark *

    Tags
    Summary

    “I owe you an explanation of what I said before, about the heroes Achilles and Patroclus,” Asterius starts.

    “Nonsense, Asterius! You feel better now, do you not?”

    “No.” Theseus’s eyebrows lift, and Asterius snorts. “Yes, I feel better. No, it is not nonsense.”

    “Speak, then!”

    “I know little of friendship. If we are friends—”

    “We are! From the depths of my heart, we are!”

    Asterius casts his gaze away briefly, focusing on the axe under his hands instead. Theseus is sincere as the sun, and can be equally difficult to look at.

    “If we are friends, they do things we do not.”
     

    After a chance encounter reveals what their bond could be, Asterius tries to navigate his feelings for Theseus, and seeks some advice.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    9,657
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    117
    Kudos:
    1230
    Bookmarks:
    235
    Hits:
    8233

    28 Jan 2021

  3. Public Bookmark *

    Tags
    Summary

    "Jaskier," he says, and Jaskier freezes mid-struggle and tips his head back against the tree to look up at him.

    "Geralt," he says, his eyes hazy and his voice a low rumble. Geralt looks at him in silence, not sure what to say. "Oh, my handsome wolf, come to eat me up?"

    Jaskier is definitely not in his right mind.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    9,237
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    2
    Comments:
    157
    Kudos:
    3888
    Bookmarks:
    698
    Hits:
    29084

    31 Dec 2020

  4. Public Bookmark *

    Tags
    Summary

    “I learn stuff about you to enrich my songs, thanks very much.”

    Geralt starts. “Like what?”

    Jaskier strums a chord. “Plenty of things. You always ask the contractor if they want the head or not instead of just showing up with it, because you don’t want to shock people. You eat normal amounts of food when eating in public, instead of your usual awe-inducing giant amount. You sleep more when you’re hurt, but that’s the only way I’d ever know. You’re a bit weird about your potions and you count them a lot.” He glances up and grins. “Shall I continue?”

    A handful of contracts go sideways. Recovering is easier with Jaskier there.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    12,532
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    3
    Comments:
    241
    Kudos:
    4369
    Bookmarks:
    1210
    Hits:
    25790

    31 Dec 2020

  5. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    "A quiet companion, a noble friend! / Has no compunctions 'bout biting your end!" Jaskier stops, frowns, and repositions his fingers on the lute's neck as if trying to work something out.

    "Are you singing to Roach?" Geralt asks, leaning over the saddle horn. "I'm not hallucinating?"

    Jaskier looks up and smiles brightly, cheeks pink from the sun. Something in Geralt... doesn't like this. "Well, you do take excellent care of her, but a little praise can go a long way, you know."

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    19,581
    Chapters:
    10/10
    Comments:
    609
    Kudos:
    4389
    Bookmarks:
    865
    Hits:
    34610

    29 Dec 2020

Navigation