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This article is great because that author tried to put in as many dick jokes that he possibly could.
Friendly reminder that Jared is 6’4”. And he has a brother who is taller than him at 6’7”.
is one of their parents a giant?
I bet my soul to heaven and hell that they have super short family members and nobody has any idea how they got so tall
well someone’s sold their soul
THE SUN IS ON FIRE, I REPEAT, THE SUN IS ON FIRE.
THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, THE EARTH IS SPINNING GUYS, IT’S FUCKING SPINNING!!
A MYSTERIOUS GAS HAS SETTLED ALL THROUGHOUT EARTH AND WE ARE CURRENTLY BREATHING IT IN
this site. seriously.
OH DEAR JESUS ALL THE FISH ARE DROWNING
characters that go from villain to awkward friend are so important
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While reading HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J. Maas, all I could think was this.
Will be writing up my non-spoilery review of HEIR OF FIRE tomorrow. Stay tuned!