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high0castle:

kailenging:

The line is in the game for RP reasons. Not all Hawkes need be socially conscious or sensitive to others. Some might not cope well with loss, possibly stemming from their own losses, some of which are recent and could leave their defenses down.

Plus, the Hawke family canonically has two mages to three mages, possibly including Hawke themselves. In all probability, this entails a life largely on the move, and one in which few close friendships would’ve been established. Indeed, Hawke might’ve had little experience having to deal with outsiders at all, at least not on a regular basis, all of which can translate into poor people skills.

Or Hawke could just be the sort of person who can’t handle bad situations; such feelings would overwhelm them. So they throw out a joke to mask their real feelings. Better to piss someone else than tap into the depths of sorrow and loss that have followed Hawke around all their life.

And also, playing a purple Hawke doesn’t mean you have to take every purple option in the game. It always rankles me when people write off purple Hawke as pure buffoon or completely callous when the awkward, pained delivery of some of these “jokes” provides more than enough evidence for an alternative interpretation.

officialvarrictethras

apostatemosquito asked:

titian- College Age Marian and Fenris >.> *bats eyelashes at you* pretty please

officialvarrictethras answered:

Crunch, crunch, crunch.

The dried, withered leaves that collect on the campus’ lawn crumple underneath her boots. Marian always did love the autumn — Halloween and pumpkin spice everything, cool air with a bite of winter and overly large sweaters. What wasn’t to love? A chill gust of wind shakes more dead leaves from the trees as she walks, showering her with rusty-colored cast-off. A leaf catches in her hair as she walks.

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College Age - Mistakes, Pt. 2

apostatemosquito:

((Part 2 of this fic. ))

Anders stared at the door to Varric’s classroom and took a deep breath, apprehension flooding him. Hitching his bag higher on his shoulder, he licked his lips nervously and stepped forward. This would be the first time he had seen Garrett in weeks. Though they still lived together, Andy’s busy schedule made it fairly easy for the brunet to avoid him, even during spring break.

Spring break…

They had planned to go out of town, spend some time together away from all the distractions of regular life. Anders had been dreading it at first, thinking only of the wasted time he could have been getting a headstart on class projects. But ever since Garrett had walked out on him (it wasn’t entirely accurate to call it a fight, really), Andy had been hopeful that the time off would give them a chance to talk things out, mend the relationship.

But the week had passed with no sign of Garrett, despite the med student’s best efforts to find him, and now class was back in session. Anders had high hopes for Creative Writing, though. Varric’s class was the only one he and Garrett shared, and it was the only class Garrett never skipped.

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cypheroftyr:

ladyzolstice:

You know, the nice young man who runs the free clinic in the slums doesn’t have much to spend on clothes, but he manages to make a little go a long way.
So Anders just did NOT want to come out when I tried drawing him in jackets and ties - I guess my muse just wanted him to be a little more scruffy. I never actually romanced Anders - the fact that he and my loyal Mabari didn’t get along was the deciding factor in the Fenris vs. Anders debate - but I have to admit the dude is very suave~
Might try Aveline or Varric next~

Oh my Maker… I love these SO SO MUCH! AHHH DAPPER ANDERS! /swoons

cypheroftyr:

ladyzolstice:

You know, the nice young man who runs the free clinic in the slums doesn’t have much to spend on clothes, but he manages to make a little go a long way.

So Anders just did NOT want to come out when I tried drawing him in jackets and ties - I guess my muse just wanted him to be a little more scruffy. I never actually romanced Anders - the fact that he and my loyal Mabari didn’t get along was the deciding factor in the Fenris vs. Anders debate - but I have to admit the dude is very suave~

Might try Aveline or Varric next~

Oh my Maker… I love these SO SO MUCH! AHHH DAPPER ANDERS! /swoons

apostatemosquito

elghoul-nan:

officialvarrictethras:

like

why do darkspawn have money?

is there a darkspawn market somewhere?

did i just kill them for their lunch money????????

The Archdemon kissing each and every Darkspawn forehead as they leave, giving them lunch money and making sure their sword is sharp enough before wiping its claws on its floral apron and returning to itss hiding spot