the hunger games aren’t amazingly unique or flawless or anything but I think katniss as a character is very important and i think the media misunderstands
we aren’t in it for the cute boys. we’re in it for katniss. thousands of young girls were introduced to an introverted, angry girl born into poverty and watched her become the savior of the world and the media doesn’t seem to understand that she, as a character, is important to girls. not who she dates, but her
texting someone new is always weird.
like how do they feel about all lowercase letters? do they think it looks dumb? do i have to use super proper grammar and punctuation? will they know im being sarcastic when i start abbreviating words? are they a haha or lol person? are they a strict no acronyms kind of person? how do they feel about pet names? what’s their stance on emojis?
Without completely understanding what he was doing, the Vulcan rolled over, covering the ensign’s writhing body with his own. Powerful Vulcan hands seized Kirk’s wrists, forcing muscular arms to the ground despite violent resistance.
'Understand one thing, Human,' a rough whisper commanded harshly. 'On this ship, your life does belong to me! If I choose to spare it, that is a choice by which you are bound!' He saw a single instant of fear and disbelief in the wide, hazel eyes, but that glimpse was enough. The madness covered him, claiming him […] In seven years as command of the Shi'Kahr, he had never met a human who could arouse such forbidden feelings, who could wrestle emotion from him as easily as turning on the light.
[…] something tore free inside him […]
Using Vulcan strength, Spock seized both of Kirk’s wrists in one hand, holding him immobile.
With his legs, he scissored the human’s angles; ebony-black eyes stabbed through hazel-golden pools, compelling coorperation. With his free hand, he reached for the human’s face, fingers spreading and seeking the neural centers necessary to a link.
And suddenly, a look of horror came to dwell on Kirk’s features as his body went limp. But a cunning smile came to his lips. ‘You wouldn’t dare,’ he said, wondering nonetheless if he’d tempted the fates once too often.
The Vulcan merely shook his head as his fingers pressed firmly against pliant flesh. ‘In this universe,’ he replied, ‘you are wrong, James Kirk!’
Without another thought on the matter he injected himself into the human’s unshielded mind.—
This week on: Star Trek novel or fan fiction?
The Killing Time, by Della Van Hise (1985)