christine did a thing

You know what, Booth and Brennan will always be my #1 otp because they gave me so much as a couple. I mean, I’m not talking about sex or smut because that’s fanfiction material (like you go girl, want to see your fave ship bang on a piano? go and read that !!!! that’s what that website is for) but everything else. The ‘platonic’ aspect of their relationship has always been the best part of their dynamic to me, but they were still able to overcome that phase and be a family. This being said, that original dynamic has never been compromized, not to me at least, because when it comes to the important stuff, Booth and Brennan are still partners first, they are still the people they would give up their life for, they would fight for each other. While the majority of other ships kinda change once they get together. Booth and Brennan never completely changed, so much that people complain because they’d rather have them being romantic the 100% of the time. I don’t. Also, it’s the little things that matter to me, like it might sound stupid, but I find it extremely adorable and precious that Brennan knows Booth by knowing his injuries. Every time something happens, she’s able to compare factures and other stuff to Booth’s. And that’s so IC, that’s something I really want to see because it’s them. And it’s been this way since she first found out about his past in 1x15 and it never changed. She imagined him on that autopsy table in 11x01 by looking at the bones, just like it happened on 12x04 with Aldo and in other many occasions. Brennan saying like I know that because of your brain tumor. She knows his brain scans. YAAAS. Give me this stuff. Give me Booth and Brennan that can’t sleep without each other at night when one of them is struggling with something, give me them talking about taking someone’s life and carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders. Give me them hurting each other to save each other. They would never cheat on each other or hurt each other because they want to. They only do it because it’s the only way. Yaas. Screw sex, just give me this stuff.

10

“I used to tell Walter, ‘Never start a fight… but always finish it.’ I didn’t start this fight… but by God, I’m going to finish it.”

The original Phantom of the Opera really is not that problematic tbh it’s just some people take the story out of context and see it as bad.
Christine was a strong female character who saves HERSELF, Erik did the right thing in the end, their relationship was told how it was (unstable and unhealthy) instead of pulling some twilight shit. And Erik, a very CLEARLY mentally ill character was actually written pretty well especially when you consider that the time period the book was written in. He was the villain but his illness was used more to explain why the way he was rather than the reason for his actions. Most stories even today can’t portray mentally ill villains without sending the message that mentally ill = evil. Gaston Leroux however was somehow able to accomplish that in the 1900’s. (unfortunately though people still list being mentally ill as being the main reason Erik is the bad guy)

That’s not to say that some of the adaptations don’t send bad messages though. (see the rat fetish movie for example)

  • What I Used To Think Phantom Was About: There once was a kind and musically gifted young man. However, there was a fire at the theatre where he performed and he was tragically disfigured. This turn of fate led him to wear a mask and live underneath the stage, becoming the dark, mysterious, romantic Phantom of the Opera. Eventually, a girl meets the Phantom and falls in love with him. However, her father, who owns the theatre, hates him and doesn't want them to be together.
  • What I Now Know Phantom Is About: Crazy homicidal man kidnaps woman and wants to blow everything up also he can sing good

anonymous asked:

Will you do a songfic for Nickvie to Stay by Alison Krauss?

When she first saw Christine again after fifteen years, time stopped for her. Her long lost friend had come back, but she hadn’t quite believed it in that first moment of seeing her. Only when Christine was walking her way, did she let herself believe that the whole thing was real.

“It’s good to see you again,” Stevie said. Christine smiled. Oh, how Stevie had missed that smile. “Come, sit for a while. I’ve missed you.” This got another smile from Christine as she followed Stevie and sat with her. Today it felt as if the past fifteen years had never happened. Time couldn’t erase what they had and how they felt.

But, despite the undying feelings that had reemerged at seeing Christine, they had in fact spent fifteen years away from each other. Whatever it was that Stevie had seen when she looked into Christine’s eyes, Christine must not have seen the same in hers. When Christine got on a ship to England, Stevie had seen her off that day. She felt cold and empty inside. The only thing keeping her warm was the summer breeze. Ever since that ship sailed away, Stevie had been alone.

Seeing Christine back now, was something Stevie didn’t know how she would ever prepare for. She wanted to do everything she could to make her stay. She looked at Chris. She still saw that same sparkle in her eyes that she had fallen in love with so long ago. She wondered if Christine saw it in her eyes this time too. She felt that she did. Something was different in the way they looked at each other. Softly, Stevie spoke, hoping she wasn’t reading the signs wrong. “Don’t doubt your heart,” she told Chris.

Christine leaned in and Stevie closed her eyes. Christine paused just close enough to feel Stevie’s breath against her lips. She didn’t remember what it was that called her away from Stevie. Stopping to think of a reason only for a moment, Christine eventually closed the rest of the distance between them. As they kissed Christine remembered how it felt to be like this with Stevie. In all honesty, she had never forgotten.

Stevie pulled away for a short while, only long enough to say what she needed to. “Stay?”

Though it was only one word, it carried a power to it. Part question and part pleading, Christine answered in the simplest way she could think to. She put a hand up to Stevie’s face and brushed her thumb along her cheek as she kissed her again. It was enough of an answer for Stevie. Christine was back, and here to stay.

Some quick thoughts about 11x03:
  • I LOVED the episode.
  • Christine in braids! SO CUTE. But the cutest thing is that Brennan did Christine’s hair like that! Think about that. BRENNAN BRAIDING HER LITTLE GIRL’S HAIR. BYE.
  • Booth walking around in boxers with his tie undone? I APPROVE.
  • Brennan’s excitement at being back in the lab was adorable.
  • Aubrey in casual clothes! YES! He looks so good.
  • OF COURSE Booth found some snacks stashed away in Aubrey’s desk. LOL.
  • Aw Brennan. She really wanted to try and help Booth but he was in his typical ‘shut down’ mode. He was quite grumpy but he did apologise for snapping at Brennan. And Brennan was fully aware why he was acting the way he was. Booth’s frustration at the situation was completely understandable. Although he and Jared had a bumpy relationship, of course they loved each other and as he reveals in the ending scene, it’s not even about the ashes, it’s the fact that he misses his brother. :(
  • The B&B scene at the funeral was great (but that’s true for all their scenes in the episode and every episode…so, what else is new? Heh.)
  • AUBREY IS SUCH A SWEETHEART. OMG I LOVE HIM SO MUCH. He tried to help Booth find Jared’s ashes and ok, he didn’t succeed but it’s the thought that counts. I knew it wasn’t actually going to be Jared’s ashes but lmao at the box containing marmalade. And I just about died laughing at the little exchange that followed. Booth’s face while Aubrey was picking the jar out of the trash. A++++++. Heeeeee.
  • This could so easily turn into a ‘WHY I LOVE JAMES AUBREY’ post yet I’ll refrain (for now)….but awww, he lets Booth have his office back. And not because he thinks he should do it but because he WANTS to do it. He respects and admires Booth so much and their friendship is so great.
  • The Cam/Brennan scene towards the end was so lovely.
  • Re: the scene at the Founding Fathers- always nice to see the gang together outside the lab.
  • THE ENDING B&B SCENE WAS AMAZING!!! (I feel like that applies to nearly every Bones episode, lol)
  • And I watched this scene for the first time in public (on the train) and I utterly FAILED at trying to keep a straight face. But somehow, I managed to not make any sounds, so points to me! lol.
  • the kidS are asleep”!!!!! Because, you know, B&B have two children together now. CAN YOU EVEN BELIEVE IT? I can’t believe how lucky we are, it’s just the most incredible thing.
  • Brennan holding Booth’s arm as she leads him to the kids, awwwww <3
  • Christine wanted to have a sleepover with Hank.” Christine is honestly the cutest child, but that’s not a surprise given who her parents are.
  • Christine made Hank a personalised mobile for the crib! Remember when Parker did the same for her when she was a baby, awww.
  • Poor Booth. No matter how much of an idiot Jared was at times, Booth still loved him very much and it’s sad that he’s gone. But at the same time, their relationship had clearly become very strained and he clearly wasn’t a big part of Booth’s life anymore, so I don’t expect that we’ll see much more fallout to Jared’s death.
  • Booth wants to leave the box by the crib so Christine can see HER little brother. OMG. I got so emotional at this point. “Girl really loves her brother, doesn’t she.” “Yes, she does.” And the way Brennan steps closer and looks at him when she delivers that line. *HEART EYES*
  • So to conclude, that was another fantastic episode. S11 is off to a flawless start!