faith 1

anonymous asked:

whats so great about lotor?

i can’t tell if this ask is genuine or passive-aggressive but either way you gave me an opportunity to yell about lotor so here i go

  • analytical, cunning and manipulative
  • reads people like books and has his way with words
  • adjusts his behaviour, body language and even choice of words depending on who he’s talking to like bitch i do that too
  • aj locascio’s voice
    • no seriously. his v o i c e
  • made his Big Entrance in a gladiator arena in front of thousands of galra and just waited for the right moment to make his Dramatic Reveal why is he so extra
    • gained the empire’s faith in one (1) carefully planned-out speech even though his ideals are vastly different from zarkon’s
  • charismatic and charming
  • fangs
  • acknowledges his enemy’s strengths just as much as their weaknesses. he doesn’t look down on people unless they’ve given him a valid reason to do so
  • knows how to exploit his opponent’s weak points but also how to use their strengths to his advantage
    • throk’s fiery spirit led to lotor provoking him so he couldn’t focus
    • keith’s determination to track lotor quickly turned into lotor playing the paladins against themselves
  • actually explains his plans and intentions in detail when questioned by his subordinates
  • does the dirty work himself instead of having others do it for him
  • UNLESS said others are his enemies
    • “we’ll just wait right here until team voltron get their asses back and THEN snatch the comet ore right from under their rusty robot nose. genius”
  • lectures throk in the middle of battling him and gives him genuine advice like i bet he does this with every opponent
    • “your technique is flawless”
    • “you should probably work on your personality tho”
    • “wait a sec i gotta - no, you’re doing it wrong let me show you -”
  • let’s not forget
    • “well played, paladin”
  • he’s cute as shit
  • the “let’s invite our guest aboard” facial expression
  • claws!!!!!!
  • Oh No I’m Handcuffed Better BREAK MY BONES
  • ripped a dude’s arm off in order to be able to dramatically throw it at haggar’s feet 
  • season 3 episode 6 “Tailing a Comet” 22:45
  • Daddy Issues™ 
  • Mommy Issues™ 
  • i s s u e s ™ 
  • is pretty self-analytical and doesn’t overestimate himself, he’s aware of his own limits and knows when he’s lost a fight
    • fuck you dad i’m gonna fly into the fucking SUN that’ll show you
  • saved keith’s ass
    • seriously i owe him for that one
  • [busts in 5 minutes early without starbucks] “yeah so paladins listen the Fuck up i know the entire universe wants me dead right now and we’ve had our differences in the past but - no LISTEN -”
  • he’s literally the meme of the grinning cat that’s being pointed knives at by 47 people
  • he looked so tired and sad after escaping his ex-team it broke my fucking heart man
  • prince lotor was neglected by his parents, exiled, betrayed by the only people he genuinely cared for and now it’s literally him against the universe

ships the x-men movies pulled out of their asses:

  • rogue and iceman
  • kitty and iceman

better ships they had right in front of them:

  • rogue and gambit
  • kitty and colossus

and jokes on you 20th century fox, iceman is gay.