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30th July 2014

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Look, Laoghaire, I get it. He was the handsome hero. You were sixteen, and he did something pretty great for you. You read more into it than there was, but who wouldn’t? You made out a little in the hallway. He should have known better, but, let’s face it, you initiated that, and really, really enjoyed it, didn’t you? You knew, intellectually, that you wouldn’t be allowed to marry him, but that couldn’t stop you from dreaming.

That doesn’t make it okay for you to try to kill his wife. That was not okay. Bad girl!

Okay, flash forward a bit. You got the guy. You buried two husbands, and then your teenage dream came back into your life. You convinced yourself it was meant to be, but it wasn’t, was it? You wanted romance and true love, you wanted the passion he had for Claire, but he never had that for you. And you were devastated. That’s understandable. The separation hurt, but there wasn’t much you could do about it. Then you found him in bed with his first wife, who was supposed to be dead. That would upset anyone. That’s the sort of thing that would make even a reasonable and calm person a bit edgy, and you were never the reasonable and calm type, were you?

That’s doesn’t make it okay for you to shoot him. That was wrong. You should not have done that. 

You’ve had it hard, but, girl? You cray. You cray cray.

Tagged: OutlanderLaoghaire MackenzieOutlander spoilers

29th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from time will not be ours forever with 116 notes

Sam, Caitriona, & Tobias @ NYC Outlander Premiere Screening, July 28, 2014

29th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from an odd ducky with 6,810 notes

hattedhedgehog:

In which Dís is fed up with idiots and fighting and decides to do something about it, saving the day with her awesomeness and now everyone can go home.

Tagged: The HobbitBattle of the Five ArmiesHell Yeah

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29th July 2014

Video reblogged from I'm the Sassenach Your Mother Warned You About with 13 notes

jamie-to-the-heart:

Let’s try this again.. sheesh, it’s what I get for trying to blog while I work. :P

Tagged: OutlanderSam HeughanCaitriona BalfeGraham McTavish

29th July 2014

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The making of Into the Storm [x][x][x]

Reblogging for that bottom left image.

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28th July 2014

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Would someone please tell me how the fuck Jamie’s pin works? 

Tagged: Jamie FraserOutlanderclothes

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28th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from The Magnificent Home of Thorin the Majestic with 1,015 notes

Tagged: Aidan TurnerThe HobbitBattle of the Five ArmiesHobbit: BofaKili

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28th July 2014

Video reblogged from Polly's shoebox under the bed with 12 notes

pollysthings:

jmrichards he’s Jamie. Period. (this means… I have great expectations)

For you and jollytrnotrichard

Tagged: OutlanderOutlander StarzJamie FraserSam Heughan

28th July 2014

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How Do You Nurture An Online Fandom When Fanfic Makes The Original Author "Want To Barf"? →

i-may-have-lost-the-map:

scifrey:

(Quoted from “The Daily Dot” - link to full article below.)

Much like Showtime did with Penny Dreadful a couple of months ago, Starz is making a concerted effort not just to get people watching [Outlander], but to get them involved. The Outlander _site is already full of assorted social…

I suspect a lot of authors don’t like fanfiction or at least don’t like it being posted online, but are afraid of the negative response to saying so.

Honestly, I don’t see how any author or publisher could ever hope to keep people from writing fanfiction and sharing it amongst friends on a small scale. (I did just this in high school, writing in spiral notebooks that were passed from hand to hand.) But the advent of the world wide web has changed the dynamic, making it possible for anyone to publish anything with just a mouseclick or three, and to achieve the kind of readership numbers that once would have required a professional publisher. There’s no way for any author who dislikes the way amateurs are writing her characters to keep fanfiction from being published online without threatening (and possibly even taking) legal action. Tracking down every anonymous fanfic blogger would be a long-term, full-time job. Some stories, at least, would slip through the cracks. Authors who don’t like fanfic have no choice, really, but to appeal to their fanbase and hope their wishes will be respected.

Gabaldon’s comments about the immorality of fanfiction in general are extreme, but her desire to protect the creation she loves is not. I can’t help feeling that other creative people should be able to understand her feelings on the matter.

In direct response to a comment made by the author of the linked article: “Inspired by” is not the same as “fanfiction”. An idea popped into Gabaldon’s head while she was watching an episode of Doctor Who, but she did not use any characters or situations lifted from Doctor Who. (Yes, time travel exists in both universes, but it exists in countless other works of fiction, as well.) She saw a man in a kilt and began to think of a Scottish character. Someone could get the same inspiration without ever having heard of Doctor Who.

Tagged: OutlanderDiana GabaldonFanfictionSocial Media

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28th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from Who said you could talk to me? with 165 notes

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