do you know what gets me the most.
how joyous it was.
I didn’t know how much I needed that until it was over. I honestly almost forgot stories could do that. that no one has to die in the final act for it to be meaningful. that it doesn’t have to be angst-riddled for it to make an impact. that you can have the happiest goddamn ending imaginable - give everyone, every character, exactly what they want - and earn every second. every single exultant moment.
god did they earn it.
it just filled me with light. that’s the only way I can describe it. it filled me with so much light and for someone who’s been really disheartened with the world lately I can’t even begin to tell you how invaluable that is. stories matter. I honestly in-my-soul believe it’s one of the most importantly human things we do and this one was full of love and hope and so much laughter and it felt like a win, didn’t it? Griffin told us we would. and we did. and we’re gonna.
you know that MBMBaM thing they always say? “No bummers”?
that’s TAZ man. no bummers. a MILLION HAPPY TEARS sure. but bummers?
nah. we’re good out here.