Fair is foul, and foul is fair

20 something female canadian. intj. technophobe. history lover extraordinaire. Currently an asoiaf/game of thrones obsession blog (however, nbc hannibal is a growing obsession). I adore sansa stark and petyr baelish. oh, and sarcasm is my bread and butter.

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history meme | 'one' war | the wars of the roses

the wars of the roses were a series of dynastic wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal house of plantagenet: the houses of lancaster and york (whose heraldic symbols were the red and the white rose, respectively) for the throne of england. they were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1485, although there was related fighting both before and after this period. they resulted from the social and financial troubles following the hundred years’ war. the final victory went to a relatively remote lancastrian claimant, henry tudor, who defeated the last yorkist king richard iii and married edward iv’s daughter elizabeth of york to unite the two houses. the house of tudor subsequently ruled england and wales for 117 years. [read more]

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Littlefinger was no threat to anyone. A clever, smiling, genial man, everyone’s friend, always able to find whatever gold the king or his hand required, and yet of such undistinguished birth, one step from a hedge knight, he was not a man to fear. He had no banners to call, no army of retainers, no great stronghold, no holdings to speak of, no prospects of a great marriage.

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MS MR

—Dark Doo Wop

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dark doo wop // ms mr

if we’re gonna die, bury us alive
if they’re searching for us, they’ll find us side by side
that’s my, that’s my man

Just got to see collections storage at the museum!!!! I am so turned on right now I can’t even

Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.

—Neil Gaiman- Fahrenheit 451 Introduction (via dortheaisles)

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