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Title of vid: All That's Left Are Your Bones
Recipient: marina
Vidder: frith-in-thorns
Fandom: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (2015)
Music: Your Bones by Of Monsters And Men
Summary: Arabella, Emma and Flora.

Hold on to what we are / Hold on to your heart
Content notes: No standardized notes apply
Signed length: 03:22
Signed URL: http://frith-in-thorns.dreamwidth.org/143043.html

In the spring, we made a boat

Out of feathers, out of bones

We set fire to our homes

Walking barefoot in the snow

Distant rhythm of the drum

As we drifted towards the storm

Baby lion lost his teeth

Now they're swimming in the sea

Troubled spirits on my chest

Where they laid to rest

The birds all laughed, my tall friend

As your body hit the sand

A million stars up in the sky

Formed a tiger's eye

That looked down on my face

Out of time and out of place

So hold on

Hold on to what we are

Hold on to your heart

Awakened by the sound

Of a screaming owl

Chasing leaves in the wind

Going where we've never been

Said goodbye to you, my friend

As the fire spread

All that's left are your bones

That will soon sink like stones

So hold on

Hold on to what we are

Hold on to your heart

Date: 2016-01-30 05:03 pm (UTC)
purplefringe: Amelie (Default)
From: [personal profile] purplefringe
This is beautiful and yearning and I love it! So many Strange/Arabella feelings, and it so beautifully captures the deeply sinister magical world of this story.

Date: 2016-01-30 05:55 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] isweedan

Date: 2016-01-30 06:13 pm (UTC)
fairestcat: Dreadful the cat (Default)
From: [personal profile] fairestcat
Oh, this is wonderful!

Date: 2016-01-30 06:44 pm (UTC)
rj_anderson: (Leonardo - Wings)
From: [personal profile] rj_anderson
This is absolutely gorgeous! Reminded me of all the things I loved about the miniseries. Thank you for making it!

Date: 2016-01-30 09:00 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] catwalksalone
Wow, this is so beautiful. It's almost like Of Monsters and Men were made for this canon, there's a strangeness to their sound (and their videos) that really fits here. Pain and strength and love and fear and beauty, it's all here.

Date: 2016-01-30 09:17 pm (UTC)
kiki_miserychic: A Dinosaur and Kate Spade Shoes Fairytale (Default)
From: [personal profile] kiki_miserychic
I like how languid the beginning with the pick up in pace starting with J on the beach.

That "drifted towards the storm" bit with the "swimming in the sea" lyric use was lovely.

I like what you did with the episodes too. The characters feel very spread out and even. I remember watching the show and wondering why characters were absent from the storyline for so long, but this vid feels like it reorders things to make characters stand out more. If that makes sense.

Date: 2016-01-31 01:31 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] no_detective
Gorgeous and haunting <3

Date: 2016-01-31 03:14 am (UTC)
were_duck: Ellen Ripley from Alien looking pensively to the right in her space helmet (Default)
From: [personal profile] were_duck
What a gorgeous, lush, precisely edited vid! I haven't seen the source but I felt a lot of nuance in this. Sinister and atmospheric.
Edited Date: 2016-01-31 03:14 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-01-31 04:23 am (UTC)
cupidsbow: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cupidsbow
Haunting. I definitely need to see this. Thanks, festividder.

Date: 2016-01-31 07:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] marina
OMGGGGGGGG I love this vid so much, thank you!!! I love the rhythm and the feel of it, and you included all the lovely ladies, and the delicacy and tragedy of this show and just egh4g454ryh5ryh THANK YOU! *___*

Date: 2016-01-31 05:38 pm (UTC)
bironic: Neil Perry gazing out a window at night (Default)
From: [personal profile] bironic
I really need to get around to watching this! I'm sure I missed a lot but this was beautifully atmospheric and engrossing regardless.

Date: 2016-02-01 02:39 am (UTC)
yourlibrarian: DeanSamDownMoon-_cuethepulse (SPN-DeanSamDownMoon-_cuethepulse)
From: [personal profile] yourlibrarian
This really makes me wish for a sequel to the story.

Date: 2016-02-02 10:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shapinglight
So beautiful.

Date: 2016-02-03 07:03 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] starlady
I've only read the book (this vid makes me want to watch the show!), and you definitely managed to capture the atmosphere really well. Lovely editing, too.
Edited Date: 2016-02-03 07:03 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-02-04 12:38 am (UTC)
lannamichaels: Astronaut Dale Gardner holds up For Sale sign after EVA. (Default)
From: [personal profile] lannamichaels
This is really cool :D

Date: 2016-02-08 06:48 am (UTC)
saturnofthemoon: (Tauriel)
From: [personal profile] saturnofthemoon
I've watched this several times now and I can't get over how beautiful and emotionally overwhelming this is!

Date: 2016-02-09 09:33 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hollywoodgrrl
I've only seen a few minutes of this series so I assumed your vid would focus on the characters I saw (who seemed to be the main characters, to be fair, like it was either Jonathan Strange or Mr. Norrell, ya know?) so I was pleasantly surprised that you focused on the ladies?? And your song choice was spot on, Of Monsters and Men have such a mystical/fairy tale vibe to their music that you used to your advantage here for sure. There's such arresting imagery here, I was really transfixed from start to finish. Well done!


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