Quynh: We're not dating!
Andy: Not with that attitude we're not.
Quynh: We're not dating!
Andy: Not with that attitude we're not.
Nicky: You and Andy are the ones who made Joe and I the people we are today.
Quynh: You can’t blame me for that.
after quynh returns:
quynh: andromache is no longer mortal. <3
the power of sapphic love = the return of immortality
andromaquynh live happily ever after
hold me tight, fear me not by @rupzydaisy (ao3 rupzydaisy)
Summary: The sea-witch stares so deep into her eyes that Andromache feels a tightness squeezing against her from the air around her.
"You’ll have your chance to take your beloved from me. If you can hold her through the night, in every form that she passes through. If you can manage that, then your claim on her will break mine. You will have her back.”
“Deal.” Andromache agrees between thumping heartbeats. “Tomorrow night?”
“Agreed. Tomorrow night it is.”
There's not enough air in her lungs to sigh in relief, but there's also no reason to linger in the sea-witch's presence when she had what she came for. Backing off, she mounts her horse in one swift move.
The witch appraises her slowly, taking in the white knuckles wrapped around both the reins and the axe handle. Her pearly-toothed smile widens, even as another ribbon of seaweed falls away and hits the ground.
“And know that when you lose, I’ll put you in the water too. Deep where there’s no light. And seven years’ hence, I’ll be able to walk inland so much further with your fiery heart.”
Rated: General Audiences | Words: 12077 - Chapters: 5 | Another Universe: Folk tale
What i loved: such an original story. The folk tale in it is great and i like how the story develop through it, making connections with the original story. The parallels of Quynh with the ocean. The flashback of how Andy and Quynh met and fall in love. Lot of angst and feelings, but a very important happy ending!! How all the characters appear in some way and kind of help Andy. Lykon and Andy frienship. Andromaquynh love being the strongest and overcoming all the obstacles.
Booker: I'd like to remind you all how dull your lives would be without me.
Andy *sighing*: What did you do this time?
Andy: *is baking a cake*
Quynh, walking into the kitchen: You really have a thing for sweets, huh?
Andy: Well, I married you, didn’t I?
Quynh *blushing furiously*: Shut up.
Immortal husbands/immortal wives using/taking care of eachother's weapons as an act of love
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Quynh: They're moving crates marked G6:5. Anyone know what that means?
Nile: Maybe they're playing bingo?
Andy: Let's assume it's not that.
Nile: Deadly bingo.
Ancient TOG Headcanons:
We had another lovely headcanon elimination game on discord, this time with historical headcanons from past to future - these are the headcanons about ancient history:
Andy's first instruments were drumsticks out of the bones of her enemies - @lilolilyr
Andy and Quỳnh invented love - @thirst-teenth
Andy hated written languages at first because all her life she knew oral traditions - @salzundhonig
Quỳnh became so proficient with a bow that she's at the origin of many hunters’ myths in many cultures she visited - @salzundhonig
Andy and Quỳnh served as a chariot pair (with Quỳnh as the archer and Andy driving) - @waxwingsfail
Andy and Quỳnh started ‘we were here’ graffiti trend in ancient Rome so they’d know whether they visited a place before - @lilolilyr
Andy and Quỳnh inspired some of Sappho's work - @salzundhonig - 2nd place in the game!
Andy and Quỳnh were in Atlantis and Pompeii when those cities were destroyed - @cryhardanddanceharder
Quỳnh was the first ninja - @cryhardanddanceharder
More historical The Old Guard headcanons can be found here.
A masterpost of all past games is here!
Quỳnh: I have written a small list of reasons why I love Andromache
Booker: It's 15 pages long
Quỳnh: Yes, I wanted to keep it brief
They probably wouldn't last a week without bloodstains but let me dream.
don't repost. click to enlarge. reblogs appreciated 💕
[ID: the characters of the old guard sketched digitally with various coats on a white background. They're all visible from head to toe Andy is wearing a trenchcoat and leaning on something as he eats a snack. Quýnh is wearing a long red ombre tull coat that fades from dark red to a brighter shade. Joe is mid step, wearing a white frack-inspired coat with dark blue scribbles all over. Nicky is wearing a tailored dark coat with a hoodie attached. Booker is wearing a dark gray heavy wool coat with a turtle neck blue sweater. Finally, Nile is with her back to the viewer wearing a long green jacket with various stamps in black and white. End ID.]
Andy: What’s your greatest strength?
Quynh: I’m a great flirt.
Andy: What’s your greatest weakness?
Quynh: Those beautiful eyes of yours.
I want..to write..more andromaquynh..
Quynh: *cuddling Andy, sighing* I wanna start reading again, any recommendations?
Andy: Joe's going to hit someone.
Quynh: No, he’s not.
Andy: Yeah? Then why’d he take his rings off?
Quynh: ..oh my soul, he’s gonna hit someone.
Things I’d love to see in 2Old2Guard because Miss Bythewood owns my soul
Fight scenes where the boys and Nile are constantly taking hits for Andy and Andy being pissed about it because one) she hates that she needs to be protected like this now and two) she doesn’t like seeing them killed like that for her
Domesticity shit. Remember the food scenes in the script? The mini fight? Stuff where Nicky’s cooking for them or Joe is teaching Nile how to use a old weapon.
👏🏼 More 👏🏼 artist 👏🏼 Joe 👏🏼
Because I’m a basic bitch I wanna see Joe and Nicky’s first deaths, but also Andy, Bookers and even Quyhn’s. It would be cool if they were also done back to back in a montage of sorts over a really sick score.
More fight scenes where Nile is fully integrated in the team, maybe she even takes lead at some point because Andy is too hurt to.
More Immortal Husband content. I require another kiss, one where they’re not chained up and do it because why tf not yah know.
Andy and Quyhn dramatic reunion. I need Andy to be completely off guard when she sees her for the first time and they need to kiss too
No they actually do need to kiss
I want a Nile and Quyhn fight. Idk why but I really want this to happen imagine how cool that would be.
Flashbacks of Nicky, Joe, Andy and Quyhn being a team. That’s such an iconic team that traveled the world for centuries we don’t talk about it enough.
Very specific but I want a scene where Joe and Booker fight, but not physically. Like, Joe just yells at Booker about WHY he was so hurt by his betrayal. He was his brother and his betrayal also could have separated him from the love of his life forever. I want him to yell this at Booker, more sadly then angrily, and bonus points if the others are there and don’t interfere.
Hmmm thinking about 'maybe happiness is just having enough time with the people you love' and the possibility of Andy and Quỳnh, after finally being reunited and being mostly on the good days of the ensuing emotional journey, after getting to experience history's firsts together again, of them looking for ways for their immortality to end in the far future... Try and going the good and conscious way about using it to help others, and finally deciding it's their time. I love them and they love each other so much, and they still have so many people to help and good to do, but they're so, so old and the thought of being alive that long boggles me tbh. It's very likely it isn't the first time they've thought about it, especially when they were alone, hell we've seen it with Quỳnh and it's implied with Andy, but this time it'd be on their terms, in their own time, and I think if it ever comes to that, if they ever decide it's been enough, they deserve to have the choice and the means