"I was seven years old when it happened. It was about 9 pm at night. We heard the neighbors screaming so we knew that the rebels were in the village. There were many people visiting in my house at the time, so all the men gathered in the main room. We had no guns, only knives. Soon the dog started barking, then we heard footsteps, and then we heard a knock on the door. They started calling for my father to come out. We didn’t answer, so they started shooting into the house. Everyone pushed against the door to try to keep it closed, but they knocked it down. My father saw that he couldn’t run, so he gave himself up. They took him away. Then they gathered all the men and boys, and marched us out of the back of the house. My brother tried to jump and climb up on the roof, but they saw him and shot him. I knew I had to try something different, so I waited until we were rounding a corner, and I jumped into a bush, and I kept crawling until I reached the other side, then I got up and ran. I ran all the way to the neighbor’s house, but they turned me away and locked the door. So I hid all night in the graveyard. The next day I returned to my house. They’d taken everything. They dumped my sick mother onto the floor and took her mattress. I found my father’s body in the barn. They’d cut off his arms and his legs.”
this is legitimately the most embarrassing picture i have seen ever in my life
the story behind this photo was: she actually cut her foot, and having a great sense of humor, posed for this photo.
omg i never noticed that thing on her foot
NOTICE THE THING ON HER FOOT
THIS IS TRUE COURAGE
one time i was walking across the courtyard and some kids were clustered around where the seagulls always are and then this kid fuckin GRABBED ONE OUT OF THE AIR and i was literally so fucking amazed but all his friends were like “tyrone put that shit down” and “again tyrone?? really??” which is even better because it means he was a habitual seagull catcher
#I nevER NOTICED #they wear black ties before they’re sorted #BLACK TIES #does this mean they have to buy special ties just for sorting? #do they magically change to their house colours once sorted #HOW DOES THIS WORK???
OK this bugged the crap out of me when I was like 8 and obsessed with the books and movies. The books never talks about it and the movie shows them wearing ties the day after sorting.
So naturally I came up with a lot of theories because that’s how I like spend my free time.
One is that the ties magically changed to their house colors after the sorting.
The second is that in the first year dorm all the beds had new ties for them.
The third is that there was some school store (like in most american high schools) that had the house ties and scarfs and other stuff like that.
The last theory is that the school list for first years makes them buy all four ties and then wear the one they get sorted into.
I guess five ties then, because one has to be black and they’d only wear it that once and it just seems like a waste?? but yes cool!!!
- spock: captain, I cannot tell you. no outworlder may know. it is the deepest of our secrets, our most guarded ritual, something all vulcans keep silence on. there is just no way I can tell you captain
- kirk: spock
- spock: okay fine I'll tell you