in case it wasn’t clear from that fic: i don’t think eliot spencer is better than the worst thing he ever did
i think that’s the point of eliot spencer
“I’m goin’ to die for them,” he says to Sophie, before he ever says it to Nate, and it is not a simple statement of fact but a barebones confession, the helpless bleeding of a wound that he was too smart to not know had been made but he’d been putting pressure of for years, hoping that with spit and a prayer that he could make it heal, but he never could, isn’t sure that the stitches that could close that wound have even been invented.
“Yes,” she says, “And how long have you known that?”
why isn’t there a leverage ot3 a softer world with ‘everyone dies; i intend to deserve it’
i assume then that you have read the dionaea house story and now hate houses that eat people, or hated houses that eat people and have not read dionaea house?
hahaha actually i love houses that eat people (c.f. my master’s dissertation, a long and rambling and not particularly academically good 17k on that theme) BUT I DID NOT KNOW ABOUT THE DIONAEA HOUSE OMG
(although obviously the greatest house which eats people is house of leaves, no question)
lmao i was just trying to have a conversation with gyzym about whether or not something would be frightening to her, fiction wise, and i could not answer the question because the things i am frightened of are: