I just finished Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood and it was really intriguing and very thoughtful. The ending totally made me want to start The Year of the Flood right away!
narcissa malfoy was probably the most powerful occlumens in hogwarts history and nobody knew
she literally stood up to lord voldemort and lied that harry potter was dead and i don’t know about you but if i were an evil ruler i would probably want to triple-check that my nemesis was, you know, actually deceased
voldemort had actual doubts about snape
narcissa swans on by without a whisper, without a second glance
"I hope I haven’t given you the impression that I consider kissing intrinsically irrational."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via poboh)
"Meet me in the fucking pit"
James from James and the Giant Peach at one point probably (via dlubes)
The fact that oppressed people can’t make a single angry statement about their oppressors without being asked to clarify they didn’t mean literally everyone in that group just in case they hurt someone’s feelings blows my fucking mind.
Sorry if I hurt your feelings by pointing out that you’re part of a group that benefits from the dehumanisation of others.
I guess I was just too busy being actively dehumanised to care.
"Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence."
Slytherin wasn’t the only founder to leave a concealed chamber at Hogwarts— before her death, Helga Hufflepuff created a secret room which would help all students, regardless of house affiliation or purity of blood. It’s been called many things throughout the centuries; today it’s known as the Room of Requirement.