Oct. 12th, 2013

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So I finished AC3 and boy, that was a downer. I confess I had forgotten just how much Ubisoft likes to screw over their protagonists. And I'm not talking about Desmond. Of course, fic followed.

: Land of the Free
Fandom: Assassin's Creed 3
Spoilers: Post-game
Warnings: A mild ship, if you squint.
Summary: Ellen comforts Connor, post-game. Intended to be porn, this degenerated quickly into a conversation about shirts. Shirts and grief.

My father was a traitor to this country, but at least he did not have to live with the choices he had made. )
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Demetrius: Villain, what hast thou done?

Aaron: That which thou canst undo.

Demetrius: Thou hast undone our mother.

Aaron: Villain, I have done thy mother.

Shakespeare: 'Titus Andronicus'

The oldest recorded mom joke, from 'a tablet full of crude jokes and riddles about beer' written in cuneiform and dating back 3500 years to Ancient Mesopotamia. Translated as: "of your mother, by the one who has had intercourse with her. Who is it?" Article from the Daily Mail (so historical accuracy is in doubt) here

And Kate Beaton's excellent Tycho and Kepler comic here

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..and now I am excited for the new AC game. IT LOOKS LIKE A PLAYABLE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN.Watch Blackbeard have a total mancrush on Edward Kenway here
I hope there is a mention of scurvy somewhere. I'll be disappointed if they don't have one seeing as the first proof of citrus fruit as a cure for scurvy was in 1753 and the game is set 'in the early eighteenth century'.


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