fineal

so since i’m really sick right now, i can’t stop thinking about sick!neil

  • so it’s summer after the foxes first won the championships
  • Neil comes down with the flu or a really bad cold because his body’s still trying to heal his wounds from the Nathan aftermath so that makes him a little more prone to getting sick
  • plus when Neil was on the run, he never really bothered with getting a flu shot
  • and if anyone’s going to randomly get sick in the middle of the summer, it’s Neil
  • so Neil ends up getting sick, but he keeps on insisting he’s fine, because let’s face it, Neil could be on his deathbed and say he’s fine
  • all the foxes decided to stay at the school that summer because it’s the last one that the girls will have with everyone there and Kevin wants the team to start training harder since they’re the new champions
  • despite being sick, Neil is trying his hardest to make it to their afternoon practice
  • of course, Andrew is following right behind him, making sure Neil doesn’t accidentally hurt himself/make himself sicker and trying to get him to skip the practice
  • Neil makes it out to the parking lot before he has a really bad cough fit and ends up on the ground
  • Andrew finally tells him to go back to bed since he’s obviously sick. he takes a step closer and asks, “Yes or no?”
  • Neil being stubborn and convince that he’s fine says “No.” - one of the only times he ever tells Andrew no - and continues to try to crawl over to the car so he can go to practice
  • Andrew rolls his eyes and tells him he’s being an idiot but leaves him be
  • Neil ends up having another coughing fit before admitting that he might not be fine after all
  • Andrew is all like “That’s what I’ve been trying to tell you, you asshole. Yes or no?”
  • Neil says yes this time and Andrew picks him up and takes him back to the dorm
  • from then on, Andrew is basically the doting boyfriend, taking care of Neil while he’s sick, like taking his temperature, making sure Neil drinks enough fluids, making sure he takes his medication at the right times, etc. 
  • but of course, Andrew is still Andrew, so he still throws out insults, like calling Neil an asshole every time he has to refluff his pillow for him or telling Neil to shut the fuck up every time he coughs
  • unfortunately Andrew has other obligations and can’t stay with Neil all the time
  • so once Kevin forces Andrew to come back to the practices, someone else needs to look after Neil
  • the only other person Andrew trusts in Renee, so she promises to take care of Neil for him
  • of course, Renee kind of gets everyone to help out in secret
  • and Neil’s just sick and he feels a little out of place because he was so used to always be on his own and having to always take care of himself, but he has a family to love and take care of him
  • later on when Andrew or any of the other foxes get sick, Neil returns the favor and takes care of them

tips for making a great superhero film:

  • give a shit about the characters
  • that’s literally it it’s so simple
  • how do so many movies miss this
  • just give a shit about the characters and you’ll be fine
  • all great superhero movies are great because they understood and gave a shit about the characters and their legacies
  • it’s not rocket science stop asking why your movies are failing when you’re churning out bullshit made by people who haven’t read a damn comic book in their entire lives