maria. 22. grad student. microbiologist in training. fencer. unabashed nerd.
this is a personal blog. multi-fandom and multi-interest! game of thrones, hannibal, the hour, doctor who, sherlock, fashion, tea, books, marvel, stories, poems, art, and who knows what else!

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Trust me on this, I am an animalologist.


Trust me on this, I am an animalologist.


Middle Earth Travel Posters - Created by The Green Dragon Inn

Prints are available for sale on Etsy.


Happy earth day…


I promise to never unfollow you for posting excessive selfies. Selfie on, you beautiful self-confident tumblr users.

procrastination via workout hurts. i decided to try insanity and did the fit test last night… ha. ha. ha.


and time for some fencing tonight!

which will probably consist of me falling over and flailing because en garde will probably be interesting with the state of soreness my butt is in. and my arms. and my whole body.


So a boyband walked onto the Britain’s Got Talent stage and everyone thought they were going to sing One Direction or something typical…and then they sung Stars from Les Miserables.

This is the best thing ever. Just listen to those harmonies <3



//: The general public's guide to the Jaeger Program



Professional sculptor Stefanie Rocknak beat out 265 other artists from 42 states and 13 countries to create a sculpture honoring author and poet Edgar Allan Poe that will be displayed in Boston, Poe’s birthplace. A five-member artist selection committee decided on Rocknak’s stunning work that shows Poe with a suitcase in hand and a raven in front of him.

No wonder she won, holy butts, look at that majestic creature.

tagged: art poe


Out of context motivational Joffrey


Out of context motivational Joffrey


"No you can’t name your weapon shop ‘Bloodbath and Beyond’."

tagged: yessss

The Rains of Castamere
Sigur Rós

Sigur Rós cover The Rains of Castamere for Season 4 of HBO’s Game Of Thrones

And so he spoke, and so he spoke,
that Lord of Castamere,
But now the rains weep o’er his hall,
with no one there to hear.
Yes now the rains weep o’er his hall,
and not a soul to hear.