I know what I’m risking. My life for theirs.
derek hale appreciation dayderek halehalebuttsstilinskunehoechlinsthighsi think we all know by now that there is a very special place in my heart with derek hale's name on itand that quote summarizes a BIG part of why???derek's whole life has been a series of unfortunate (and usually catastrophic) mistakes but he never forgets thathe used to be so misguidedconstantly making things worse in his attempts to redeem himselfto repent and pay his penance for the deaths and destruction he feels responsible forhe holds back so much while simultaneously baring everything that he haswhy did you do this to us derek?was it all about the power?were you bored?were you LONELY?there are a handful of things derek hale wants in life but none of them have anything to do with powerthere's a difference between power and control-- the control to shape his own destiny for the betterand he learned that the hardest way possibleat the expense of people whom he cared about and hoped to protectderek hale knows what he's risking nowhe's measured the worth of his life and found it wanting against the loss of those he lovesand THATthat makes him so important to mederek comes off as so flippant and ignorant and condescendinghe cares. he CARES. he cares TOO MUCH. and i care too much about his character arcderek hale appreciation day aka every day in the life of memine: graphicch: derek halemine xoxo