i just really loved this scene between them :d

anonymous asked:

Hi there! The hardest episodes of arrow man. Not like the season has been treating us well :(. Anyways for my qns why ask your ex-fiance to fix your shit between him and his gross thing i dont even want to mention? Your take?

Because he’s a total dink? 

That still blows my mind that he did that. I was eating a late dinner while watching and when that came on, my jaw dropped, food falling everywhere. It was a very ‘is this really happening… holy shit it is.’



What. The. Hell. Man?! 

I am angry as hell on Felicity’s behalf, because that should never have happened… but after sleeping on it, I can see it fits with where he’s at mentally.

I think this is a painfully clear sign of just how in the dark he is keeping himself to everything around him in his pursuit of being the man he so desperately wants to be. For so long his main goal was focused outward, and this season it’s finally inward. For so long he was all about being the vigilante/The Hood/The Arrow/ The Green Arrow, but this season he’s all about Oliver Queen. It’s like a ramped up version of Season 3.5 except this time he knows he has a team in place who can take care of the crime fighting part. So he can be Oliver Queen without the Green Arrow. He can be. He can. (He says this in the mirror to his reflection every morning - the denial is strong in this one.)

He’s wrong. As usual. He’s still learning that he needs both halves to be whole. This is a lesson he’s been trying to learn since forever. He’s gotten close only to fall flat on the ground and have to start over. He’s an idiot, he’s gonna stumble. (But each time he’s getting closer and closer to that realization - the evolution is there, under all his Oliverness.) 

Part of that stumbling is what he did last night. 

Oliver is hellbent on becoming this person he sees in his mind. He’s got an idealized version of himself in his head and that’s what he’s working towards. Oliver is very good at having blinders on when he has a goal in mind, and he usually doesn’t see the consequences of his actions until it’s too late. 

This was one of those moments. 

Oliver wasn’t thinking. He was looking at the logical solution to a problem - a hack ruined Susan’s career, a hack would put it back together. And who’s the best hacker he knows? Felicity. 

It absolutely was insensitive and stupid as hell. If he’d stopped to think, he would have realized that asking his ex-fiancée to fix his current girlfriend’s life was dumb as hell, especially with the weird air between them and especially with the whole Billy thing. 

But Oliver had simplified it in his mind, which is a thing that he does - it’s a coping mechanism, something to make a decision easier because otherwise you’ll drown in anxiety and emotions and things you can’t readily deal with:

“Felicity moved on. I’m moving on. We’re friends and partners now, so what’s the problem?”

Try everything, Oliver. 

He’s a jackass, anon. He’s blinded by his desire for a life he had with another woman, a life he threw away, and he’s hurt and angry and tired and instead of dealing with these things, he’s plunging face-first into Bad Decision Land. As much as Oliver is someone who has to know every course to make a strategic choice in battle, he’s also the complete opposite when it comes to emotional choices (story of his life, literally, with his two identities). He can physically kick all the ass in the world, but when it comes to relationships - especially romantic ones - he is naive and broken and floundering and choosing whatever pops up into his head. He’s doing this by staying with Susan, by choosing to look past her motives, by denouncing his Green Arrow self, by going to Felicity to ask her to save his girlfriend’s career.

(God, that still makes me want to slap him upside the head.)

It’s a symptom of a larger problem, one he’s still in the midst of learning about before he can stop to fix it. It’s also one that’s intricately tied to Felicity’s in that his desire to keep forging ahead with his Mayor Oliver Queen path has blinded him to what’s happening to her and it’s going to be too late to pull her back as a result. She’s going to fall and he’s going to have to watch it happen (and the full realization of himself will come through because instead of running and hiding under his guilt, he’ll rise up and be the light Felicity so starved for right now, thus completing the next step in his journey). They are two sides of the same coin. This is the season where they’re finding their personal balance before they can find each other again. 

We just have to go through a lot of boneheaded bullshit while they do it. 

(And Felicity knew what a stupid thing this was…

… but because she loves him and is always there for him, she did what he asked. This also served as a sharp contrast to Susan ignoring Oliver’s call from the hospital when she knew he’d been hurt. Felicity would have been there in 2.5 seconds l, regardless of what was happening between them. The scene did serve a purpose, on many fronts, as enraging as it was.)

I’m not trying to justify Oliver’s actions (you just can’t, you really can’t, this was  d u m b), but I can see why he did it, why he thought it was okay (besides being a  j a c k a s s).

xlucky-catsx  asked:

Yay stories! o((*^▽^*))o I have to agree with Nami about Ewan and Corvins first meeting it feels like my life is more complete now that I've read of that scene! Its perfect lolol I really want to see interactions between them now and Ewans eternalgrudge. OMG nekkid chase through the woods! X'D that's the foundation of a rock solid friendship for sure. They're so cute and funny together they've got each others backs too in rage beast situations.I'm glad we didn't miss out on these stories

Naked chases through the woods are always going to lead to bonding or just eternal awkwardness, I guess. LoL

But yeah, I really love Danny and Elliot’s relationship. They met at a time when they were both coming to terms with suddenly being not-human and I think that, in a lot of ways, they helped each other through it. Just having someone else there and realizing “Hey, I’m not alone in this” was a major turning point for them both.

Side note: Elliot talked Danny into his current hair cut. LoL


Zen Moments from 3x13 (Dine and Dash)

I assume this is what I like to call unintentional-zen, but I really like that Jackie is just already so comfortable with touching Hyde (even though this situation is somewhat desperate). I also love that in the next section of this scene (that was too dark to be worthy of it’s own gif), I’m 98.7% sure that Hyde lets Jackie clamber over him while he keeps Kelso trapped. It’s a small moment of unity between them that I love :D

Fitzsimmons + kisses [3x08]

AoS s03e08 Afterthoughts #8

As hurtful as this fight was I think it was something they both really needed. To lay their feelings bare without hiding the ugly parts. To scream their anger, to show that fire and to fight for it, for them. Fitz needed to express his doubts, how he feels like he’s not enough and her’s trying his hardest for her to be happy and Jemma had to express her confusion and ensure him she doesn’t want them to end, not now, not like this, not before it even begun.

The sweetest most Fitzsimmons thing ever: Fitz asks Jemma what she expects. She tells him to get angry. And that’s exactly what Fitz does. 

I guess the reason why Jemma truly got angry is because she’s feeling guilty (x) and some part of her thinks she deserves his anger not his forgiveness, and that it would somehow fix itself if she just get what she thinks she deserves. Poor Jemma. She wants nothing more than for Fitz to be happy but somehow always ends up hurting him and he’s not even complaining, just keeping it all inside.

I am so not surprised that Fitz feels intimidated (as I wrote here (x)) but it still hurts to hear him listing what a great guy Will is and see how little and unworthy he sees himself in comparison. Someone really needs to work on self esteem. And I’m glad Jemma did, in all this shouting, told him just this: how much HE has done for her. 

About the whole “we are cursed” I think that Fitz has right to being furious and frustrated, because clearly it’s not working between them, and it’s nobody’s fault it’s just bad timing and obstacles and literally universe being against them in some twisted way. Apart from that though, I think it’s also part of him looking for an escape, a way out from all this pain and hurt he’s going through. He’s only human he can’t be strong and good all the time. There must be a part of him that’s simply exhausted by it all, and want to just have some conclusion. Even if this conclusion is “We are cursed. It will never work because cosmos wants us apart, I should gave up and let Jemma be happy.” Fortunately, Jemma won’t let him walk away. Because now they are both fighting for their relationship and when one of them wavers, the other is there to catch them. Just as it should be in healthy love. Without talks about deserving, debts, blaming and all this other nonsense that has nothing to do with love. Just supporting the other in the moment of weakness. (addition here X)

I really like how Fitz was the one to initiate the kiss. Because Simmons did her part last week with the whole cottage/clear head thing and now it was his turn but not only, because love is not about turns and scores. I’m glad he did, because I don’t think Jemma should, not at that moment, not when Fitz was angry and hurt and pushing a knife into his own stomach and twisting it. For her to kiss him in that moment would be quite selfish, like she was trying to escape, to shut his anger and just after she said she does love Will. But it was Fitz who kissed her because he got to the point where words were just not enough to express his emotions (x).

For some reason I felt like for Fitz this kiss was meant to be goodbye. It was on impulse and he was not planning it or anything, but when he stepped away that was goodbye. He wanted to step aside after being selfish for a second and taking this one thing he wanted, just before giving up on it. His kiss was all anger, desperation and passion. But Jemma doesn’t let him step away, she chases him, catches him and kisses him to show him that it’s not over and she’s not giving up, not on him, not on them. Her kiss was all gentle and caring and promising.

As Liz said in this interview (x) the kiss could be seen as an ultimate test. Because if that didn’t worked out, if they didn’t like it, then maybe there really are cursed and there will be nothing in the future for them. But it worked, it worked splendidly so THERE’S HOPE. There’s hope for them as long as they both want it, and they do. There’s no more misunderstanding in the “do the other person still want us together and is willing to try” field. Jemma knows Fitz loves her and wants to be with her, even if he believes they are cursed. Fitz knows Jemma loves him and wants to be with him even if she admitted having feelings for Will. It worked because Jemma leaned in fot the third kiss when they parted (x).

As I wrote before (x) I think part of Simmons hoped and wanted Fitz to make some move in the last episode. But she was respecting his need to not rush, not when there’s Will, not where the situation is shaky. But when he did make a move she reacted and answered immediately. Because her first answer to “do you love him” was “I don’t know.” Only then she said “yes”.  Her feelings for Will are complicated and were highly conditioned by situation they were in. As I said (x) she’s chosen Fitz, on her own with nothing to push her. Will happened. And she simply doesn’t know how much of her feelings is loving Will as an actual person, and how much is her loving the idea of not being alone, of hope, of some tomorrow. She doesn’t know. What she does know, is that she loved Fitz long before she came to the planet and that this feeling is not gone it hadn’t go away or disappear, it’s still there.

Also, I really appreciate that Fitzsimmons are aware, just like us, how much obstacles the “cosmos” aka writers put between them and how their communication and timing  is a problem. But hey, that’s the thing with love, you have to fight for it.

And I really like how Jemma was so distracted that she pushed the book from the desk  :D Plus how it helped them solve the problem.

Another so important thing: Fitz was leaving the room. Jemma called him, about a case and he turned to her with this hurt expression and CAME BACK because she called him.

Two kisses won’t fix everything (even if the whole scene was simply GLORIOUS), but they will give them strength and hope to keep trying, to not give up. 

Plus, Fitz’s “we’re cursed” at the end might have a deeper meaning: they are cursed because there is so many problems and obstacles, so many things trying to keep them apart and they both hurt. Yet they can’t stop and give up. They are doomed  to stay in this situation no matter how painful it gets. They are cursed because they have to keep trying no matter how hurtful it is.Star-crossed lovers kind of cursed.