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Readathon: Post the Second

I have a ton of music I need to be working on, so I've been alternating between that and reading. I'm about 60 pages from the end of Lamb, and I'm nearing the halfway point of The Drood Murder Case, which is basically a collection of essays written by a REALLY enthusiastic Drood fan in the 1950s.

Drood's a half-finished novel, and as it is in fact The Mystery of Edwin Drood, there are a ton of mysteries left unsolved (thanks for dying, DICKENS). This author guy has some theories. A lot of theories. And as far as I can tell, they are awesome theories. Like WHO IS DICK DATCHERY. Oh, he has an idea. And I now completely agree with him and will fight anyone who disagrees because they will be WRONG.

Got through some of Half-Blood Prince, and am slowly remembering how pissed off I was when I read it the first time and was SO CONVINCED that Ron and Hermione would finally make out, and then JK engineers this stupid fight which then is PROLONGED because Ginny told Ron he wasn't any good at kissing (wait, that sounds wrong) and, let's be fair, he probably isn't at that point, but AGH. Ron/Hermione might not make a lot of sense to me anymore, but I still want them to make out.

And here're some GIFs I'll probably never get to use in a normal post:







CARRY ON MY FRIENDS.


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