Also, interesting note on Lucy’s condition. Stoker is actually subverting what was a common trope in that time period.
It was a common for characters in novels to fall ill, often from tuberculosis, which had similar symptoms as what Lucy is experiencing- paleness, loss of energy, difficulty breathing. A victorian reader would quickly recognise these symptoms, and the trope they are suggesting.
But in this case, nope, it’s not that rascally consumption this time, Lucy’s got a case of the vampires, lads.
#adorable #puns #domesticity #(…holy fuck the price of a hippopottoman has doubled in the past 7.5 months) #(I looked it up and the original tweet listing it at $99 was January 1st 2022) #(now it’s $199)
well, it was ok yesterday, and if it was ok on one day it should also be on the next one, so
#first thought: are you telling me they used a picture from an electric-coil stove instead of an actual induction stove and #*didn’t even use a spiral coil*?? #second thought: no actually there’s like a 75% chance you’re not going to be okay #more if you count trauma #third thought‚ after scrolling down: and Sigma’s joke isn’t *either* of the interpretations that came to my mind #how many are we up to now