The thing about shipping (½)
Shipping is a really…… let’s say interesting topic for a fandom. And in some more toxic ones, it could also be a hard topic.
There are a lot of ships in a fandom. Some are more popular than others. Some are weirder than others. And some are more hated than others.
But why would shipping be a hard topic? It’s basically just thinking that two or more characters could have a good or cute relationship and want them to get together.
While that is true, some tend to take it too far. Some get too invested in or too passionate about their ship that they start to attack other people’s ships and even other people personally.
And that’s a problem.
It’s awfull what these kinds of people do.
I don’t care what ship they are shipping. It’s never okay to attack or harass someone based on their ship.
If a person ships:
- a straight ship rather than a gay/lesbian ship, it doesn’t make the person a homophobe.
- a noticeable age difference ship, it doesn’t make the person a pedophile.
- a white ship rather than a black or Asian ship, it doesn’t make the person a racist.
- a ship where the characters had bad history or fight a lot, it doesn’t make the person an abuser or a promoter of abuse.
People are not what they ship!
Some times you don’t ship what makes the most sense. You ship what feels okay to you. And that’s fine. You shouldn’t feel ashamed because of what you ship.
Lance: Sweetheart, close the fridge door so the light doesn’t burn out
Klance daughter, age 7: Why papi? The door being open doesn’t do anything…
Lance: when you close the door the light goes out.
Child: How do you know? Whenever I look in the fridge the light is ON
Lance: yeah because opening the door turns it on
Child blinks at him in confusion
Lance: I just know, okay?
Child: Papi? Did someone lock you in a fridge?
Lance thinking to himself ‘thank god Keith and the kids are so damn pretty…’ : I know because uncle Hunk told me
Child: Oh! Okay!
Bedtime that same night-
Lance: your daughter asked me if someone had ever locked me in a fridge today
Keith: my daughter? I thought she was our daughter…
Lance: most of the time, yeah. Today she was alllll yours though. I don’t understand how such smart people can be so… ugh!
Keith: What? Why? What happened?
Lance: she wouldn’t believe that the light in the fridge is activated by the door opening, because every time she looked in the fridge it was lit. It was like the Voltron cheer all over again! She thought I knew it turned off because someone had locked me in a fridge! I know stuff!
Keith laughs: The Voltron cheer makes no sense. One person says Voltron. Done. No need to make it complicated! How’d you get her to believe you? Did you tell her that you learned it from Pidge?
Lance glares and pouts: Hunk
Keith still laughing: better choice, Pidge could have been pulling a prank. She trusts Hunk more
Lance: I KNOW STUFF!
When It Rains, It Pours
Chapter 1, Part 3: Keith
Katie is hunched over an assortment of papers, pen in hand, and actively scribbling notes when Keith finally arrives at her lab. He pauses in the doorway and reaches out to knock softly on the open door.
“Keith,” she says as she looks up at him briefly.
Keith smiles. She’s not surprised to see him, she never is. In the years that they’ve known each other, Keith has made a habit of randomly stopping by.
“Busy?” Keith asks.
“Not really, just working on reports.” She sets her pen down and rubs her eyes. “What brings you here? Must be good for you to trek through the rain.”
“Eh. I was already out.” Keith shrugs. “Wanna get lunch?”
“Keith, it’s nine in the morning.”
She rolls her eyes and chuckles.
“I can’t just take off from work, but you’re welcome to hang out here,” she says.
Keith doesn’t have much to say, but they chat idly about his work at the afterschool program and about the projects that Katie is working on. It’s nice. It’s good to catch up. It feels like it’s been too long, even though it’s only been about two weeks.
“Hey, Pidge! You joining us for lunch?” one of Katie’s coworkers shouts from across the hall after about an hour. “We’re getting Mexican!”
“No, thanks!” she shouts back. “I hate the Mexican place they go to,” she tells Keith.
“Pidge?” Keith raises an eyebrow in question. He’s never heard that nickname before.
“Ugh. Don’t ask.”
She levels Keith with a flat stare before shooting her eyes toward the ceiling and huffing a sigh.
“It’s a terrible story,” she says, turning back to her work.
“So? Tell me anyway.”
“It really isn’t funny. I was feeding the pigeons one day, just brainstorming ideas. Kinkade, one of the other researchers, saw me and started calling me ‘Pigeon.’ Then ‘Pigeon’ changed to ‘Pidge,’ some joke about my height, or something. And they haven’t stopped calling me ‘Pidge’ ever since. I hate it.”
“You’re right, it’s not that funny, but I am definitely going to call you that from now on.” Keith can’t help his smile.
“Please don’t,” Katie says.
Keith’s smile only grows. They chat and joke until Keith has to leave for work.
— — —
Keith is exhausted when he gets back to the apartment that night. He pushes open the door and shoves off his shoes.
When he rounds the corner into the kitchen, Lance is sitting at their small dining table.
“Keith, we should talk,” he says.
The advantages of a tall boyfriend 🖤❤️
Galran Lance! As much as I love a fuzzy Keith, it’s nice changing it up a bit~
Me literally at 3am: I can’t believe Keith and Lance sat on top of the black lion together watching the sunset while Keith tells Lance how great and important he is and then they stare lovingly into each others eyes with soft smiles and emotional music playing in the background :’) kill me.
The good news:
I found my favourite old jacket while sorting through my old stuff
The bad news:
The last time I wore it I was nine years old
The best news:
I am the anime now
You know this happened.
And then he just… never took it off.
All credit goes to the og, @sparkafterdark
Just a friendly reminder that graphic design apps are up!! Sadly as of yet, I’ve received no responses for it.
I’ve taken it on myself to update the pages layout with a pre-made custom theme and am using my limited HTML ability to try to tweak it a bit with the colors and such, so bear with me for a bit while I attempt to fix it up.
I really just need someone with artistic ability to make me a header and matching icon that can fit here and twitter to be completely honest.
I will hopefully have mod apps up pretty soon as well, so be on the lookout for those. I really want to get this project running.
Please keep re-blogging the interest check and the graphic designer app! Let’s make this thing a reality!
So I’ve been rewatching Voltron with my siblings and they don’t know how it ends or what happens and we’re like halfway through s7. They’re so excited and happy to know that Shiro is gay and are super excited about his relationship with Adam…And I’m just here like thinking about how he dies and I don’t want to spoil it cuz I want them to feel the pain like all of us had to so I’m gonna let them ride this train of happiness…Also we watched the feud and they were so surprised when Keith and Lance chose each other, like my brother literally gasped when Lance chose Keith. And now they’re convinced Klance is endgame and I’m just- 😭😭😭 How was klance not canon!? Litrerally everyone can see this. We really weren’t delusional y'all…Klance is canon king! 😔👊❤💙
Crap why do I keep forgetting MerMay? Aghhhh
Hi this is my son
Aaaand… crossover time because I wanted to do an outfit swap with Pidge and Kanaya. Probably because their haircuts are similar lmao