still on ‘oliver staring adoringly at felicity’ topic
this is 1x09, he saw felicity three times, and look at his face. the way he tilts his head, a small smile graces his lips, his eyes take her in, like he’s watching her every move cause she’s so damn attractive and so different of the people he is used to deal with. it’s just a few seconds, but you can feel the emotion amell puts in this short moment. there’s a genuine feeling in oliver’s face that lacked half of time during season 01. he used to be all stoic and 'i’m an island’ and then felicity is right in front of him and that façade drops and you can see the crack in the mask he wears like his armor and i just???
the way oliver looks at felicity in this gif is what falling in love looks like