“What is a circus? And what did you do in it?” Loki asked, finishing off the beans. He looked up and said, “It’s a shame that you have to be so careful with others because of other people’s judgement on your appearance. I still don’t understand why others would take offence… but I’ve never met a human that isn’t you. That still doesn’t make it right though. It’s not like you go out of your way to intentionally hurt and be cruel to others…”
Kurt frowned, trying to think of how to describe what a circus was. “A circus is a sort of… show, an entertainment. People of many talents perform them for the entertainment of the public. Some tame or perform with animals, some juggle or eat fire or make fools of themselves to make others laugh or perform magic tricks, rarely real magic, some show off feats of strength or daring or whatever other extraordinary skill they might have that others would pay to watch. I was an acrobat, since I am so agile, and it meant that none could get close enough to see me. Circuses take place in huge tents,” he spread his arms high above his head to try to aid the description, “and some performers balance on and walk across ropes at the very tops of the tent or swing themselves from one swinging bar high in the air to another. It’s called the flying trapeze because it looks as if the acrobats are flying through the air. It is very dangerous of course which is why it is so exiting for those watching. Usually there is a net under them to catch them if they fall but I never needed one… well, not once I’d gotten good enough to perform, and I was the youngest one then!” Kurt had gotten a far off dreamy look in his eyes as he described the circus, his old home, the one place he’d been something like happy and he puffed up proudly at his skill but dropped again a bit after a silence “At least, that is hat a /good/ circus is like… some are cruel, evil places that-… well, they are much more interested in money and spectacle than talent…” he shivered and tried not to think of what had happened to him when that American circus had bought them out. He shrugged slightly at Loki’s comment, still distant. “humans have a long history of treating creatures who do not look quite human as monsters, and it is not a bad tradition. More often than not they are beasts or demons masquerading as a man, intent on preying on humanity. I do not blame them for their fear, I pity them. Do you know why? Because most people will never know anything beyond what they see with their own two eyes.”
He listened to Kurt, fascinated by what he was hearing. “I… I wouldn’t mind going to a good circus and seeing all the performances. It sounds so… wonderful.” He beamed. “I would especially like to see what your acrobatics is like there…” His eyes were distant at that moment, visualising what he thought it would be like. If only he could go to Midgard with Kurt and see it for himself… Loki frowned in a concerned way, however, when he mentioned how humans were so prejudiced against humans that did not look like “normal” humans. “Well… when I’m not in the castle, I’m being sent away to other realms as an ambassador of Jotunheim. Were I a superficial person that relied on appearance to make assumptions about others, I would have been lynched long ago and perhaps even executed, depending on whomever is offended.” He said dryly. “Most frost giants… don’t have my experience with other species. In fact, most frost giants are suspicious of anything that looks different, but that is because Asgard used to use foreign traders and workers as unwitting spies in the past. That’s rather old-fashioned and nasty in my opinion, but…” He sighed.
Kurt smiled slightly “perhaps someday I could perform for you, it would certainly be an honor.” He shrugged slightly, looking away “humans are much less… experienced, with beings that look different from themselves. They do not know any better. Perhaps someday they will change, but it will take time and patience and careful exposure.” Kurt sighed, wrapping his arms around his naked torso to keep off the chill. “perhaps someday, but not soon, not while I am alive I don’t think”
Arkham Horror Custom Supernatural Fandom Investigator Cards
These are some custom Supernatural fandom Arkham Horror (awesome cooperative H.P. Lovecraft mythos role playing boardgame) Investigator cards I made for infernal—devices birthday (with her immense help in the initial design phase) using Strange Eons 3 software (free to download). None of the artwork is mine, instead I used wonderful fanart that fit with the game style. For Castiel’s portrait, I used “SPN: Swallowing the Darkness” by brilcrist. For Dean’s portrait, I used “Dean W. - Abandon all Hope” by Petite-Madame. For Sam’s portrait, I used “Gotta Carry the Weight” by JoannaJohnen. The portraits can be found on DeviantArt at the following links:
<3 this is fascinating *_*
THIS PART WAS SO GOOD BUT IT WAS WAAAY TOO SHORT FOR HOW MUCH WAS GOING ON IN THE SCENE.
DEAN WAS BASICALLY LIKE: WOW OKAY LOCKING YOURSELF IN HEAVEN WITH DUDES WHO HAVE IT OUT FOR YOU… THAT BALLSY CAS. I HOPE YOU GUYS WORK IT OUT THOUGH. FLY HOME LITTLE BIRD AND BE FREE. I AM SAD, BUT HEAVEN IS WHERE YOU BELONG SO IM BEING SUPPORTIVE HAPPY FOR YOU. AND ANYWAY I HAVE BEEN PREPARING MYSELF FOR THIS DAY SINCE THAT DAY IN THE PARK WHEN WE SAT ON THE BENCH AND I DARED TO THINK OF YOU AS A FRIEND. I ALWAYS KNEW YOU DIDNT BELONG WITH US HERE ON EARTH AND THAT YOU WOULD LEAVE. BECAUSE ONE WAY OR ANOTHER EVERYONE DOES.
AND CAS IS JUST LIKE: YEAH, ITS SAD BECAUSE I HAVE TO CLOSE HEAVEN AND THERES NO WAY I COULD STAY UP THERE SINCE THEY WANT ME DEAD, BUT I LIKE EARTH I GUESS… I MEAN IT HAS YOU AND ALL, BUT ITS STILL SAD TO SEE THE DOOR TO MY HOME CLOSE- WAITAMINUTE… I THINK MAYBE THERE IS SOMETHING MORE IN OUR COMMUNICATION THAT WE’RE NOT UNDERSTANDING THEN JUST THE REFERENCE….?
AND MEANWHILE, THE BARTENDER WAVES AT CAS AND DEAN, ACKNOWLEDGING THEM AND PROBABLY ASSUMING THAT CAS HAS FOUND HIS ‘PARTNER IN CRIME WHO LIKES ROLE PLAY AND LIGHT DOMINATION’ THAT HE WAS LOOKING FOR IN THE PERSONAL ADS EARLIER.
ADD TO THAT- THE CUPID FINALLY SHOWS UP AND THE TWO NON STEREOTYPICAL “MANLY” GUYS ARE FATED TO BE TOGETHER… WOW PARALLEL COUPLES AND FORESHADOWING MUCH????!!
season!9 cas should be like THE REVENGE OF CASTIEL: HE’S BACK AND THIS TIME HE’S ANGRY where he goes on a storming grumpy rampage against metatron and rounds up all the fallen angels and they wage war to get their grace back and then he finds god and punches…
Thanks for forcing me to finish this guys. I really like it, actually.
Dean is paler than Cas. Dean has brown hair instead of blond. Cas has brown hair instead of black. Cas actually has the skinny runners body he really has. Dean isn’t all bulky and muscle bound.
My God. Someone actually drew them how they actually look.