All of a sudden, out of the middle of the trees in front of us, a thin, high, trembling voice struck up the well-known air and words: “Fifteen men on the Dead Man’s Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!” I never have seen men more dreadfully affected than the pirates. The color went from their six faces like enchantment; some leaped to their feet, some clawed hold of others, Morgan groveled on the ground. “It’s Flint, by –!”
Today I rewatched the episode "Mirror Gem", and the scene where Lapis appears, like, really got me?? It got me because the chills it gave me aren't in SU anymore. It got me because this mysterious character, with an awesome introduction, is now a plain character that is no longer taken seriously. It got me because I remembered how excited I was about a new gem. Like, scenes like this represent for me everything that I miss about SU.