(Submitted by snickersbar)
Mer!Mystrade, but there’s not much mermaid…oops. Inspiration came from a sea ballad called The Drowned Lover (link to lyrics). There’s no dialogue.
I don’t know if you can tell Greg’s accident happened when they were younger and it’s been a while (I tried to age Mycroft subtly?), but that just makes it sadder
Now just need to finish the Dragon!lock story and some other things and the fanbook will be done!
There’s a comic fanart I want to draw but I don’t want to plan it out a bloo bloo bloo
Can’t stop drawing this two
#oh no #nope #nein #this was completely and utterly unnecessary #why is this #I mean #now of course I want all the rule 63ed Frollo #gaunt sharp-edged implacable Mistress of Justice #she wanted to be a martyr but Rome fell long ago—she wanted to be a mystic bride of christ but the visions never came #so instead she is this—Sophia and Justita; blind and never-stinting #her flesh mortified and her will righteous #but then #Esmerelda #dancing on the rue de la cite #the love is still terrible and twisted; the shame is still burning under Frollo’s skin however she tries to fisplace it #…but god do I want that story
It was just going to be a sketch and then my hand slipped
oh my actual god yes yes yes
It’s much more sinister and terrifying with the same female pronouns when you consider that lesbian and bisexual women have actually been burned to death by the church. It adds another chilling layer to this song.