Demigods + their elements
I’m gonna stay right here and cause all kinds of trouble.
Igor Hastings (via o-teimoso)
Cidade dos Ossos. (via t-h-e-b-o-o-k-s)
There is one mirror in my house. It is behind a sliding panel in the hallway upstairs. Our faction allows me to stand in front of it on the second day of every third month, the day my mother cuts my hair.
I sit on the stool and my mother stands behind me with the scissors, trimming. The strands fall on the floor in a dull, blond ring.
When she finishes, she pulls my hair away from my face and twists it into a knot. I note how calm she looks and how focused she is. She is well-practiced in the art of losing herself. I can’t say the same of myself.