an essay written on the eve of season 2 by maireep
first demolish your ideas about ravenclaw house; we got a Harry Potter-perspective of what constitutes you for ravenclaw; just as we did for hufflepuff and slytherin so obviously brains is not the only thing that ravenclaws are about –and let’s break it down
Lance McClain is: witty/flirty, creative, individualistic/original (confidence), free-spirited
his balanced abilities that made him become the blue paladin are the same traits for ravenclaw
even the most stereotypical trait for ravenclaw (wisdom/intelligence) is present in his situational awareness and improvisation, which both require sharp quick intuitive thinking!!!!
also lets take a glance at the other paladins; all of them have specific traits that most commonly slot them into houses almost premeditatively Hunk = hufflepuff (loyalty, kindness, hard work, patience) Pidge = slytherin (ambitious, resourceful, cunning, cleverness) Keith = gryffindor (nerve, bravery, daring, courage)
Lance is canonically written to be a jack-of-all-trades, he’s got traits that fit many of the houses (just as Pidge has intelligence, Keith has ambition, Hunk has bravery)
However, ravenclaw is the only house that fits Lance to a T and in conclusion Lance is the ravenclaw we all deserve
All of my stuffed animals have been in a small pole for a while now and looking at them there made me really sad… So I moved a whole bunch onto my bed and put more up on shelves and now I am surrounded by love and friendship B)
“Shit-packer porn.” That is…that is very interesting. ‘Cause this is where the relationship between subject and object reverses. The proverbial shoe shifting to the other foot. And what was seen… now reveals the seer. Because the eyes of the beholder find not just beauty where they want, but also shallowness, ugliness, confusion… prejudice. Which is to say the beholder will always see what they want to see. Suggesting that what you, Mr. Valles, want to see is in fact shit-packer porn.