So, what if Derek comes back and is all “Scott please let me be your Beta, being an Omega is the worst, I promise I will follow all your orders and be a good soldier, I swear I can follow directions please let me PLEASE.”
And Scott squints at him and say “All of my orders? Like, ALL of them?”
And Derek nods furiously.
"Okay. Go get a massage."
And Derek frowns and says “what, that’s stupid, what are you talking about,” and Scott says “YOU SAID YOU WOULD FOLLOW MY ORDERS NOW GO GET A MASSAGE” and flashes his red eyes. So Derek goes and gets a massage—probably at a kiosk place in the mall, so he doesn’t have to take off his shirt, but after going he actually feels really good and energized yet relaxed, and also proud of himself for following his Alpha’s orders.
At the next pack meeting, after telling everyone what sort of perimeter patrols they’d be doing for the rest of the week, Scott asks Derek to stay behind for a minute. “I need to know which Indian restaurant in town has the most delicious Chicken Korma. I need you to go eat at all of them over the next month and decide which one is the best.”
Derek blinks. He loves Chicken Korma. He had eaten almost all of it that one time Stiles had brought some to a stakeout, a long time ago. “I—fine. I could have it done by Saturday, if you want.”
Scott shakes his head. “No, you’ll get sick of it and then you won’t be able to rank the later places accurately. Just try a new place whenever you’re in the mood for Indian, and then rank them for me.”
"Do you just care about taste, or do you want me to include levels for service and price?"
"That’s a good idea," Scott says, nodding approvingly. "Yes, include whatever you think is important."
The next week, he’s paying the check at Cafe Tandoor when he gets a text from Scott. I need your help at work tomorrow it reads.
When Derek shows up, Scott directs him to a box full of puppies. “Someone brought in these strays last night, and they have really matted fur, so I need you to brush them. I’d do it, but I have to work on cleaning out the cages.”
Derek looks down at where the puppies are whining up at him, tumbling over each other in eagerness. “I could clean the cages, if you want.” It seems more fair for him to do the grosser job.
"No, Deaton has a whole method he likes me to use, and it would take forever for me to show you where everything is and what to do. It’s faster this way."
Derek sits down on the floor and begins carding through the smallest puppy’s fur. It squeaks in delight and nuzzles against his hand.
Frozen is the first Disney animated feature film to have a woman director. It’s also the first to have a woman credited as the sole writer since Beauty and the Beast.
Why is nobody talking about this?
because everyone cares more about bitching about how poc arent in fucking denmark
The evolution of the tricorder from the Original Series through to Voyager.
Source: Star Trek Aliens & Artifacts [Michael Westmore et al.] 2000
Daniel Radcliffe’s as Igor in Frankenstein
so basically what harry would have looked like if lily had married snape
I love that Kate looks. And I love that she points out he is ridiculous. And I love that she drives and does it so well.
Dorian: You were designed to bond with people. That’s what you were developed to do. To notice when they’re there. That also means you notice when they’re not there. That’s why you want to see her. That’s what you’re feeling.
Okay, Dorian’s face in this scene was heartbreaking because no matter how amazing his empathy processors are or how *close* to being a human he is, he will never be one. Instead of blood and bone and sinew, he has metal and oil and wires. He can be turned off like a light switch when he’s no longer useful (like he was 4 years ago). And no matter how much John treats Dorian like a real partner or even a friend (or more? I sail on this ship, yo.), it’s moments like this that Dorian is reminded of his place in this society and how discardable he is.
The play of emotion across his face in this scene was amazing. First, sad as he realizes all of the above. Second, disappointment in John for not *getting it* and not being any different.
Finally, resignation and resolve to help. If he can do one thing with his synthetic life - one thing to help someone remember who he is after all is said and done - it will be to help John see Dorian’s kind as more than amalgams of plastic, metal, and wires. He’ll help John see them as sentient beings worthy of respect.
And, that…maybe that…will make everything else not seem as bleak.
Thank you, brain twin. You’re right, I didn’t need my heart anymore and it’s been awhile since I sobbed over my keyboard.
May I add that I really like that John tried later in the episode when he asked if Dorian was okay in the car and didn’t badger him or try to make him feel bad when she was deactivated? I really liked that.
Jason Walsh (The Unusuals) / Aaron Cross (The Bourne Legacy)
Aly has the best tags. and I second that motion. If Johnny Storm and Cap can fondue, Aaron Cross and Jason Walsh can certainly dance…