“People will do anything rather than admit that their lives have no meaning. No use, that is. No plot.”
— Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

I took another step. He stilled. Our bodies were almost touching now. I reached up and cupped his cheek with my hand. This time the flash of confusion on his face was impossible to miss. He held himself frozen, his only movement the steady rise and fall of his chest. Then, as if in concession, he let his eyes close. A line appeared between his brows.

“It’s true,” I said softly. “You are stronger, wiser, infinite in experience.” I leaned forward and whispered, my lips brushing the shell of his ear. “But I am an apt pupil.”

daysofstorm:

London Literary Map
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daysofstorm:

London Literary Map

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geekymerch:

Wooden book boxes

Vintage books in appearance, these are actually wood boxes which are wood-burned and hand-decorated. The “spine” opens into a drawer- perfect for jewelry, trinkets or any other keepsakes! 

Find these and more at RFabiano on Etsy!

deerlet:

OK SO I REALLY debated putting up some of my school work, but with a nudge from another artist I decided I OUGHT TO! This was my final project for my publications class. One of the options was to design a book and since I’m an overachiever I chose to do an entire bookset. HANNIBAL.

The sleeve was laser engraved out of red touche paper. Since this was a publication class I also did the book jackets and some inside illustration/publication design which you can see {here} and {here}

{do not repost without commentary or artist credit}


Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don’t let you go round again until you get it right.

Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don’t let you go round again until you get it right.


People wept. Mothers brought me their babies to kiss, and old men bowed over my hand, their cheeks damp with tears.
Sankta Alina, Alina the Just, Alina the Bright, Alina the Merciful, Daughter of Keramzin, Daughter of Ravka, Daughter of the Fold, Rebe Dva Stolba

People wept. Mothers brought me their babies to kiss, and old men bowed over my hand, their cheeks damp with tears.

Sankta Alina, Alina the Just, Alina the Bright, Alina the Merciful, Daughter of Keramzin, Daughter of Ravka, Daughter of the Fold, Rebe Dva Stolba

Pick up your copy of the Ask and the Answer today!

145piccadilly:

B I G    B R O T H E R   I S    W A T C H I N G    Y O U
∝  A mix inspired by “1984”  a novel by George Orwell 

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”

“Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.”

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magrittee:

Illustration for Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

magrittee:

Illustration for Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

Religions are, by definition, metaphors, after all: God is a dream, a hope, a woman, an ironist, a father, a city, a house of many rooms, a watchmaker who left his prize chronometer in the desert, someone who loves you - even, perhaps, against all evidence, a celestial being whose only interest is to make sure your football team, army, business, or marriage thrives, prospers, and triumphs over all opposition. Religions are places to stand and look and act, vantage points from which to view the world.

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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