person: so when did you know you were gay? me, on the outside: so when did you know you were straight?
me, on the inside: in a time of ancient gods, warlords and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. she was xena, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle. the power. the passion. the danger. her courage will change the world.
“It was like I was in a dream too. I forgot everything. But even though I didn’t remember you—I felt your presence… and I knew that I would never be complete unless those shadows were brought into the light.”
“I’ll be knocking on your door so often you’ll be sick of me.”
Xena and Gabrielle share what is clearly a break-up kiss in the year of our lord 1996 on syndicated television. Xena’s final expression, the one she won’t let Gabrielle see, is all wide-eyed distress and it just slays me.