Phaerys Briarthorn

Character inspiration blog for a cranky aristocrat.
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Darkling I listen; and, for many a time
I have been half in love with easeful Death,
Call’d him soft names in many a mused rhyme,
To take into the air my quiet breath;

John Keats, Ode to a Nightingale  (via mythandrists)

(Source: bowtobowers)

halayn sent: Greed:a headcanon about something your character hordes or collects

Phaerys has thousands upon thousands of books. He hardly needs more, but he is always spending time (and an obscene amount of gold) on more and more volumes to fill his considerable library. One of his studies is honestly a hazard due to the unstable towers of tomes filling it, he hardly uses it anymore because the door is too difficult to open. He also takes a fancy to interesting brooches and hair adornments (subtle ones, of course).

A Practical Guide to Ancestral Restitution

“What will be done with it when it is recovered?”

She appeared from the shadows of the study, a regal spectre made half from dark.

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batsandharmony:

The Curse (Part II of III) by Christopher J. Rivera on Flickr.
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Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand.

 Sylvia Plath (via feellng)