some thoughts re. season 3
So. In the wake of season 3 I’m aware I haven't… posted very
much, necessarily, and I’ve been a bit salty and bitter about things. And I want
to take a minute to address why, so that people can understand where I’m coming
from with this and why my mood is so “sad and angry and ready to fight the
Let me start by saying: this is not my first rodeo. I have been in fandoms a long-ass time. I know that shows do not always go the way you want them to, and that creators will tell their own story according to what they want to do and no fan is ‘entitled’ to have that story turn out according to their wishes. So when I say “I am really unhappy about Season 3” I want people to understand that I am not simply throwing my toys out the pram because I didn’t get the storylines/ships/characters that I wanted.
I went into this season with a handful of theories that I thought might be canon. Most of them didn’t pan out, and you know what? I’m not mad about that. Sure, I didn’t get Ryou and my theory about the origins of Voltron is pretty much dead in the water but that does not bother me. I’m cool with that. That is not why I’m upset and angry.
This is about Shiro. Like so, so many things for me: it’s about Shiro.
(more under the cut)