AN: First of all, Season 2 is my life and my religion and Stranger Things is one of the best tv shows I’ve ever watched honestly how they topped season 1 is mind blowing. Also, me being me and you guys know me well, I was attracted to many characters on this show but Hopper is daddy (in more ways than one). I want to write more stranger things so stick around and send in requests for any character but let’s kick this off with some pure smut. You’re welcome.
Summary: You get into some trouble and Hopper hides you away in the cabin until it blows over but isolation isn’t for you. (Basically this is what I figure would happen if Hopper had the argument with someone older.)
Pairing(s): Hopper x Reader
Word count: 1,593
Warnings: Reader is 18 so is of age. It’s cliche but you’ll like it, Mentions of dead parents. This is smut. So expect smut. Vaginal fingering, dry humping, rough sex, hair pulling, and strong language ahead. This takes place probably after season 2 as I need to use the cabin.
You were such an idiot. You were always so careful and this is the time you get caught.
You went to the only person you knew that could help you and it was Jim Hopper. He was friends with your father when your father was alive and you figured your dad asked Hopper to look out for you if anything ever happened to him.
Unfortunately for you, Hopper said there was nothing you could do except wait it out in hiding for it all to blow over and then took you out into the middle of nowhere to an old cabin and told you that this is where he hid Eleven.
He told you that he didn’t know how long it would be until the storm passed but you’d be safe there.
Heeey. Sorry if I disturb you by something or anything but could you maybe list some good shows? (It's not a must that LGBT couples are included) thanks a lot ❤️❤️💫
You’re not disturbing!
So I’m the type of person that watches a pretty random variety of shows so I’m not sure what your taste leans toward exactly.
If you have any suggestions, make a comment or drop me a message with the show and why you like it! And if you want, make a suggestion on how to make this list better!
** Is for shows other people suggest to me. I’ll comment if I’ve heard of it or seen any of it.
*I’ll try to put if it’s LGBT friendly. And also I want to put down if it’s diverse or not and a note if you suggest a show is diverse…I’m looking for either the main character that is a POC or more than 1-2 minor characters that show up often enough to make a difference to the plot. Don’t tell me a show is diverse if it’s 3 black characters are just window-dressing…👀
Let me see what I can remember and rec those and what I tried and didn’t like.
-Shadowhunters: I love this trash show. It’s actually not all that great but it’s got some absolute gems of characters you end up watching it for anyway. I def recommend but S1 was watched with a ton of skip Clary/Jace scenes for me. This is LGBT friendly and diverse.
-Riverdale: I tried man, I used to read Archie comics when I was younger but um, this show…I think it’s supposed to be ironically pretentious? It just falls flat for me tbh. It’s popular though so you can check a couple of episodes out to see if it’s your thing. There’s an openly gay character in this that should get more story than he does. Also, kind of LGBT baits too at times so not sure if I trust them completely.
-The Expanse: My sci-fi pick. I love this show. It’s gorgeous, diverse, rich story, funny without trying too hard. I just get sucked into every character. It had one older married gay couple that was really minor characters but I don’t recall any current mains that are. But It’s an inclusive show so I don’t think it’s particularly averse to the idea. Based on books I haven’t read yet!
-Veep: This is like a completely meant-to-be-offensive comedy show with the amazing Julia Louis-Dreyfus. While I wasn’t in love with the last 2 seasons, the first 4 are amazing. No clear cut character you root for in particular but it’s so close to politics you can’t help but laugh/cry. Watch it for the absolutely unapologetic legendary burns. Also, has a lesbian couple in it although it’s offensive comedy so prepare for that.
-Archer: Also another meant-to-be-offensive show that’s hilarious but so terrible and inappropriate. I don’t usually like that kind of comedy but I binge watched this when I was sick and got hooked.
-Vikings: I love this show. If you like Game of Thrones, you’ll like this one only it’s got less nudity and more idgaf fight scenes. It’s got brilliant characters, beautiful battle scenes, really interesting storylines, and just good snarky humor. Watch it! Also, they’re not shy about same-sex couples even if they don’t explicitly say it.
-Mr. Robot: Really good show, very different and…I actually don’t know how to describe it? The main has mental health issues. It’s a sociopolitical commentary type show. It’s about hacking and network security and corporation conglomerates in control of our everything and the fight against it. Also from @cherryrebel : mr robot has a shit ton of diversity in both race and lgbt, the lead is mixed race but the actor is egyptian, tyrell is bisexual, gideon is gay, angela, elliot and darlene are implied being lgbt+, i think i’m forgetting about someone but watch that show, it’s the shit
-Legion: A superhero show that’s so incredibly NOT like the other superhero shows. You'll find yourself in a serious mind trip thinking you’re the one that’s crazy. But it’s really really good. Go watch.
-Mozart in the Jungle: About a bunch of musicians and a crazy conductor you absolutely love. It’s really good. LGBT friendly! And diverse-ish.
-Luther: One of the best crime shows in my opinion. Idris Elba just does things and you will want to watch him do it. Anything he does is beautiful and brilliant. But the show actually IS brilliant and amazing and go watch!!
-This is Us: one of those, where-the-hell-did-you-come-from?? shows. Really heartfelt stories that make you laugh, cry, and go aww a million times.
-Killjoys: Another sci-fi show I love. It’s got diversity and great characters and great action and story.
-True Detective: Crime detective show. It’s great, very gritty and serious but good stories and character-driven.
-Humans: Sci-fi show about android robots that are part of normal life- they look human and are basically live in maids. Only five of these have consciousness. Really good UK show. Diverse AND LGBT friendly!
-Broadchurch: Another good UK crime show. Slow and gripping. @iamacolor mentioned a lesbian character in this one too. LGBT friendly.
-The Americans: Russian sleeper spies in America that lead normal lives, have American children, and are like totally Russians carrying out secret missions.
-The Get Down: Great show that was recently canceled :( has about 1 season out. I’m not sure how to describe it and do proper justice. It’s lovely though with amazing characters. Also, LGBT friendly and clearly diverse!
-Stranger Things: Great show sci-fi mystery thriller type show.
-Dear White People: Black college students from all kinds of backgrounds dropping truth bombs all around and being amazing. Also LGBT friendly. Go watch. It’s a balanced show with amazing characters. So both diverse AND LGBT friendly!
-Brooklyn Nine-Nine: an Amazing funny cop show that manages to be winsome, hilarious, endearing, quirky, diverse, balanced, and just amazing all around. V. LGBT friendly.
-Fresh Off the Boat: Asian family comedy show that’s endearing and hilarious. (Also check out Jane the Virgin for crazy telenovela-esque antics that are hilarious and cute).
-Orphan Black: Sci-fi show about clones. A really amazing show, LGBT friendly. Great story AMAZING characters…most of which is played by one woman. Diverse and LGBT friendly.
-Preacher: Great show based on the graphic novel…uhh not sure how to describe it but it’s good. Reth Negga is in it!!
Also adding Sense8 for its LGBT and diversity. Good show but I’ve heard something about the directors/producers being racist? Not sure so I’m recommending with caution because the show itself esp s2 where the nonwhite characters got a better fleshed out plot is good. But since I don’t know what the producers/directors have done, I’m giving a heads up for someone else to fill me in.
Poldark: I just started this one 2 days ago. 2 episodes in I’m really enjoying it. It’s from PBS’s Masterpiece series. Aiden Turner as a Cornishman is delicious. So far I adore his wife and immensely enjoying yet another period show.
Grantchester: Adding this to the list after I discovered it on my prime account. I’m only one season in and I love Sydney Chambers and his gruff buddy cop Geordie? This isn’t a show that is going to have you sitting on the edge of your seat. It’s totally a procedural type of show. But it’s characters are likeable, it’s story feels comfortable, and honestly, if it’s a shitty day for you and you just want something that’s easy? This is it. @iamacolor :)
Entourage: So I binged 8 seasons and a movie in a week so let’s just say I fell into this gaping manhole…So it has one very prominently gay character on this show that gets a fair amount of screentime and a plot considering he’s a side character. He’s a fairly loveable character you really enjoy watching develop and grow. However, I should warn people that this show has really colorful language that is quite frankly really sexist and homophobic. For those of you that don’t know, it’s essentially a show about a popular actor from Queens that makes it big in Hollywood and brings along his 2 best friends and older brother to live with him and share in his wealth. If you can get past the language and inherent sexism, it’s actually a decent show about 4 guys with an extremely tight unbreakable, ride or die friendship. Lots of cameos by famous actors and directors, etc. I admit I might have a thing for Kevin Connolly and Adrian Grenier…
Jane the Virgin: Okay firstly, I LOVE this show. I wasn’t caught up because I had too much on my plate but like this show is so tongue in cheek and has great Latino rep! Including a character that speaks like 98% in Spanish so it’s great. AND they have LGBT rep so there you go. Enjoy and thank me later!
Superstore: Almost disappointed no one reminded me to recommend this show?? It’s basically centered around a store much like Walmart where you have a colorful cast of employees. It’s funny, it’s cute, it’s very socially aware. A disabled character (of color!), a gay character, and a smattering of all sorts. PLUS America Ferrera whom I adore!
The Good Place: Great show, great diversity, really funny. I binged it aaaallllll.
“We were extra hard on him to toughen him up, and look what happened!”
Ludo is probably my favorite character in ‘Star vs The Forces of Evil’, and depending on where the writers are planning to take this, he might turn out to be the most important.
Who is Ludo?
In Season 2 of
‘Evil, the bard Ruberiot, who has vowed to sing The Truth, no matter the consequences, calls Ludo an envious jester. And yet Ludo might be the key to the core narrative of the show, and to the destiny of his entire world.
Ludo is a fool. He is weak and stunted in every conceivable way - mentally, physically, emotionally, morally.
In fact, one has to wonder how he even manages to be the heroine’s main antagonist at all. In Season 1, he had assembled a gang of vicious monsters and thrown his clan out of their ancestral home. Surely he must have SOME hidden talents?
In the episode ‘Ludo in the wild’, we finally learn what these are. For the first time, we really get to observe the pattern up close.
Ludo is alone. Weak, cold and hungry, surrounded by creatures much stronger and craftier than himself.
He starts stalking them. They are kicking him around, and yet with glassy eyes, he keeps on following them into their nests, returning to their abuse like a moth to the flame. Except this particular moth is not flammable. They may feel pity for him, or disgust, but whatever he feels does not go any deeper than the most basic, ludicrous flashes of hunger, fear, pain and outrage. And… affection.
Are we starting to see how the trigger-happy warrior princess Star Butterfly might have first caught his attention?
He’s always watching. Worming his way into his abusers’ lives, until they are becoming used to him. They think they know what their power dynamics are.
And then, in the blink of an eye, Ludo turns the tables. Perhaps even without realizing it himself, he has studied his abusers, knowing them on an intimate, if purely instinctual level.
If you are what you eat, and Ludo is all the way at the bottom of the food chain, then congratulations: Ludo is a part of you now.
Ludo’s talent is surviving abuse and mirroring his abusers
(he even gets the better of Star Butterfly when he learns magic and steals her spellbook), in a twisted mockery of family relations. He did it with Arachne and the Bird (his two mothers…), the horde of rats, probably with his first troop of monsters as well. Oh yeah, and his actual family, where all of this started.
Ultimately, of course, his domain will fall apart. Once he has gathered his armies and his prizes, he hardly even knows what to do with them. All of his attempts at grandiose shemes are short-sighted and doomed to fail. As a survivor, he only lives in the moment. Easily tricked and robbed of all his achievements, or manipulated by those with much greater designs into doing their bidding. His armies of abusers are quick to turn on him again once he inevitably loses his focus, because frankly, they are not even sure why they ever… adopted him in the first place.
He has no past, and he has no future. It’s funny how he commands his army of rats to rebuild an ancient monster stronghold - ultimately doing little more than shoving debris around, before the house of cards inevitably falls apart again. In dreams and stories, houses represent your mind, your inner life. What does this ruin say about Ludo?
Ludo was the runt of the litter, and he has never grown up. Ludo is a child. Reverting again and again, repeating his cycle of survival and abandonment.
There is a remarkable scene where the wise, ancient entity Glossaryck is trying to teach Ludo magic, and just after Ludo expressed his disappointment that convincing Glossaryck to work for him did not require torture, he immediately demands Glossaryck torture HIM. Just a couple of scenes later, he meekly asks Glossaryck to praise him, even tuck him into bed calling him “my darling”.
Yeah, take a wild guess how those wires got crossed in Ludo’s head.
Ludo is attracted to abuse, to the abusive use of power, and abusers are attracted to him. He is the very focal point of the eponymous Forces of Evil.
Despite what you might have thought when you picked up this waaacky show, when it comes to Evil, with a capital “E”, they are being dead serious. Hint: it’s not the kind that is reliably confined to an impressive villain character, a single person or faction.
Star Butterfly will have to dip down and go deep.
As you might have guessed by now, the monsters themselves are not the Forces of Evil (though the Jury is still out on Toffee). They are the remnants of proud nations who have been decimated, robbed of their lands and pushed to the margins of civilization, many of them turning bitter and violent.
In a way, Ludo is the ultimate monster.
And ‘Evil is his story.
The battle for the soul of that world is going to be fought inside Ludo.
So, this is a post about why Eskild is one of the most important and underrated characters of skam. First, this is how I believe Eskild and Isak’s friedship began: after all that had happened with his parents and with him starting to question his sexuality, Isak one night decides to go out into a gay bar and see what he truly feels about being in a “gay environment”. At this point Eskild has already had the talk about Isak’s eventual homossexuality with Eva and Noora and he’s “investigating”. Maybe they started talking and arranged to meet at this bar, the one we know they met at from the conversation later on between Isak and Eskild, but when they meet Eskild realizes that Isak is not sure about himself yet and Eskild doesn’t hit on him because he knows how complicate the coming out process is. Instead he offers to listen and that’s when Isak tells him about his parents and not wanting to go home. Eskild then tells him that he can stay in his appartment’s basement and Isak accepts, which his later confirmed by the belt situation. Then when Noora leaves in the end of season 2 and Eskild has room for a roomate, Isak just moves in. Still, for me, what makes Eskild’s character such an amazing one is the fact that Eskild “knows” about Isak and still tells Noora and Eva that he’s not gay because he knows what would come from that; it’s the fact that he’s been helping him all that time and in the last episode of season 2 when they get introduced he pretends they don’t know each other, so people won’t associate them and speculate. Eskild becomes his friend and his guru and helps Isak through both seasons while never compromising his beliefs as he tries not to force Isak to come out. He teaches him. I just think that’s amazing, from a “typically stereotypical kind of gay”.
The 100 tends to follow a pattern with Bellamy and Clarke, and their so-called “dark arcs”. They almost seem to be on alternating schedules. For instance, Bellamy’s first dark arc was Season 1, where he was played off as the antagonist (until he got more fleshed out and started working WITH Clarke, versus against her). In Season 2 he was, for the most part, a hero. Then in Season 3 was his second downward spiral, and Season 4 we saw the return of him playing the hero.
Clarke was the opposite. Instead of Season 1, like with Bellamy, Clarke’s dark arc came in Season 2, with her becoming cold and shutting down her heart. Season 3 was her path out of the darkness, and in Season 4 we saw Clarke return to that dark place with her once more trying to justify her actions as “the only choice”.
There’s a pattern.
If it continues (and I think we should be prepared for it to), that would set us up for Bellamy having another dark arc in Season 5, although not in the same sense as previous seasons because he still remembers the lessons he learned then, and Clarke on the opposite schedule (like it’s been in the past).
When we see Clarke after the six year time jump, she is full of light and hope. I have a feeling that when we see Bellamy again, it’s going to be the opposite.
Throughout Season 4, we saw Bellamy gradually starting to rely on his impulses less and start using his head more. The finale was the climax of his Season 4 arc, with all of the previous episodes leading up to the ultimate moment when he would have to close that door on Clarke, the girl he loves, in order to save his friends.
He followed his head over his heart.
Bellamy and Clarke have often gone on parallel journeys, just in a different order. I have a feeling that Bellamy’s arc next season might not be all that different from Clarke’s in Season 2 in the sense that, after losing Clarke, he’s starting to shut down his heart and rely more on his head.
Clarke’s shift resulted from killing Finn. Bellamy’s will result from essentially “killing” Clarke by shutting that door on her. It was the right choice to make (otherwise everyone would have died) but also extremely traumatic.
I’ve seen many people being a little surprised at Bellamy’s reaction to Clarke’s “death” and how they were expecting him to cry more. If you think about it, it makes a lot of sense that Bellamy would try to shove those emotions down and bury them somewhere deep inside him as a coping mechanism if he believes that to honour Clarke’s memory, he has to be a more rational leader rather than an emotional one.
The best thing to do as the leader of his people? Maybe. But the healthiest? Probably not.
Don’t misinterpret my message: it’s not that I believe Bellamy will be ALL head next season, and NO heart. I think he’s going to be a balance of both (which will make him an excellent leader) but I think that, much like Clarke in Season 2, he’s going to struggle to find his way out of the darkness as a result of some of the choices he makes leading in that way.
We don’t know what happened in those six years yet, all we know from Jason is that it wasn’t easy for the group of seven up in space. I’m sure we’re going to see the effects of that, and the toll that it took on Bellamy as a leader (and I doubt it will be pretty).
As a somewhat related note, I wanted to talk about what this means in terms of Bellamy’s love life on the Ark, as that seems to be the topic of discussion on my dash at the moment (sans the Bellarke Extra-ness).
Everyone’s worried about Bellamy falling in love with someone else … but the finale is telling a different story. It’s telling the story of Bellamy shutting his heart down, ruling with his head (as I said before, however, I don’t think Bellamy will lead ONLY with his head - because that’s not who he is - but I believe it will be a large element of his character arc). We already saw him start to shut down his heart a bit at the end of 4x13, in the scene where he stares down at the burning Earth.
Yes, I’m sure Bellamy has grieved and “moved on” in six years. But I also think that after what has happened to him, after losing Gina, after losing Clarke - the only two girls he’s ever opened his heart to - he’s not going to be eager to jump into any relationships. Not any serious ones.
So I’m not expecting any sort of intimate relationship between Bellamy and anyone else on the Ring that involves anything beyond sex.
If the pattern I mentioned continues, Season 5 could very likely bring us another dark arc for Bellamy (different than previous seasons), and that would involve him closing his heart to any true romance.
(I wonder what might be a natural progression of that arc that would resolve Bellamy shutting off his heart? Hmmm … I might be able to think of one solution. ;))
Anyway, this is a super rough meta that I put together in about fifteen minutes so feel free to add. Tagging @bellamybb
1) Cartman realizes what a douche bag he’s been and tries to help heidi get back to her own self
2) cartman doesn’t realize he’s being a douche bag but still tries to get heidi back to her old self
3) cartman realizes its gotten way out of hand and seeks to kyle for help (kyle is reluctant yet at the end of the episode gives in and helps him anyways due to A: feels bad leaving him to deal with it, B: it somehow affects him C: he wants to help undo the damage cartman has done to heidi because he feels bad for her)
4) Heidi has WAY out cartman’d cartman and is completely way over the top evil. the kids team up to stop her
5) the girls!! help heidi get back to normal
6) heidi dies :(
7) (the cursed end) HEIMAN IS STILL TOGETHER FOR SOME REASON.
Clone Shiro is a glorified King Alfor Hologram and this boy Sendak really be out here...
I guess I’ll start with what I believe.
Shiro WAS in the process of being turned into a sleeper agent before Ulaz helped him escape. When the galra lost shiro, they decided to do the next best thing. Clone him. I’ll explain why:
Throughout the show, no one real talks about why the galra needed shiro so much. Or why he was so important. He was suppose to be the galras greatest weapon according to Hagar.
But why would they need him if A) Voltron wasn’t active at the time he was captured and B) the galra are extremely powerful and are conquering solar systems pretty easily?
My guess was that they were going to use shiro to infiltrate rebel forces. The galra have gotten a pretty bad name through the 10,000 yrs they’ve been fighting. You can see through the treatment of the blades that the galra aren’t very liked. And Some of the rebels have been around for a very long time like the blades. So the galra seriously needs to get rid of them. What better way than to take out rebels than using a sleeper agent. And shiro was perfect for the job for many reasons.
Everyone knows about shiro. He’s really made his mark with everyone. When they rescued those prisoners in the s1e1 the prisoners trusted him immediately. So he’d be perfect for a sleeper agent.
Alright so they’re in the process of turning him into a sleeper agent, and The process is turning out to be harder than they thought. Shiro obviously wasn’t going to go through the process willingly so he probably faught back a lot. That’s not what you want with a sleeper agent, you want them to be as unsuspicious as possible right and not know they are a sleeper agent so their cover isn’t blown. obviously with time they could’ve done it but This process takes a very long time. Shiro was only in space for a year, and during this time he became the Champion of the gladiator ring. That doesn’t sound like a quick process. For him to become the champion and successfully he turned into a sleeper agent it would’ve taken more time than just one year.
So at some point they were going to have to make shiro forget everything they’ve done to him.
Shiro is suffering a lot through amnesia, and some of it is because of his PTSD. But some of it definitely has to do with the process the galra were putting him through. He doesn’t remember a lot if not the great majority of his time with the galra.
In season 4, haggar mentions it’s hard to erase memories and Matt says the brain is hard to hack, so the galra were definitely having trouble with conditioning shiro. (It also explais why not all his memories are gone.)
But regardless Ulaz, the BOI, ruined their experiment by helping shiro escape. And he did it just in time to save shiro from fully becoming the galras greatest weapon.
Shiro was upset when Ulaz died because he had so many questions as to what they did to him. There’s no way they were just planning to give Him a weapon and not do anything to control him, because that sounds dumb. (It SUCKS because Ulaz would definitely have known what happened to Shiro. He probably could’ve cleared everything up.Rip Ulaz)
At this point the galra were like, “well shit, Now what?” Why not just clone him? How? They have his DNA, through the arm they took from shiro. Like that’s pretty much all they need. (Assuming the perfected cloning, which you know their technology is really advanced so that’s not a stretch) the problem with cloning is that the clone doesn’t have the memories and experiences the original person has. In the galras case that’s actually ya know A HUGE BENEFIT. they could literally shape and turn the Clone into whatever they want without any problems.
And hey would you look at that their original experiment turned out to be the new leader of Voltron which they now have a clone of. What a perfect way to test it out except they’re going to need some memories to make Clone Shiro unsuspicious to the team. And The extraction of memories is extremely easy apparently.
Y'all remember King Alfor’s hologram.
Coran in season 1 explain how Alfors hologram works.
(“Never been attempted on an unwilling participant.” Maybe not yet.)
The process sounds really simple. Extract the memories and put them into castle.
But in this case real shiro memories were inserted into his fake shiros arm. Hunk talks about inserting fake memories into shiro in season 2 so it’s possible.
So there, you got yourself the perfect clone ready to infiltrate your biggest possible threat. Now make his escape off the ship as believable and authentic as possible and you’re good.
Going back to the king alfors hologram, anyone think the hologram was a little off from what we saw in the flash back episode from the end season 3? Yes the hologram is “Alfor”, but not really. He just seemed different. This could explain why the Shiro we see now, the fake shiro, seems a little off as well.
I also want to talk about who else might have known about Clone Shiro other than Ulaz. Zarkon hasn’t really shown any indication that he knows. Haggar probably knows, just hasn’t said anything. And obviously the galra on the ship who let Fake shiro escape know. But who else could have known??? I don’t know maybe like SENDAK.
HE JUST GOT EJECTED INTO SPACE AND no on has mentioned him since. Now why do I believe he knows stuff?
The little exchange between shiro and Sendak in season 1 episode 9, is interesting. Especially these two lines.
REFORMED? Are you serious???
ARE YOU SERIOUS??????
Anyways I could totally be wrong and losing my shit and reaching for shit and that’s okay ya know. I just wanted to discuss with people about this.
Also check out these two theories XX because holy shit. They explain more evidence. So check them out.
Anyways thanks for reading because this was really long and all over the place.
also sorry for going crazy at the end but those two lines are just wild.
Why don't you believe keith could be the lgbt rep?
He could be, but we’ve gotten absolutely nothing on who his romantic interest is going to be (from interviews, which is what I base all my evidence on). The only time Keith’s romantic pursuits were brought up was in an interview with Steven Yeun, two days after season 2 dropped:
When the rest of the team finds out he’s part Galran, it kind of
sours his relationship with Allura for a bit, but they are able to work
through it. Talk me through that.
“I like playing this mystery of where the romance is. I don’t know
where it is. It could be between anybody. That’s the natural evolution
of this relationship. Even as a friendship, it has fits and turns and
ups and downs. I think this is the beginning of a wonderful, wonderful
That’s it. That’s all we’ve gotten on who Keith could fall in love with: some weird, cryptic answer that reads more like a riddle than a tease as to what’s coming. Lance, on the other hand, not only has already been confirmed to have a romantic interest, but has gotten a multitude of details on the characteristics of said romantic interest - namely, that they will be what he needs, not what he wants, and they will get him to a place opposite of where he started. These characteristics, when partnered with the fact that all the romance in this show is a slow burn, cancel out any and all female characters he’s interacted with thus far (Lauren Montgomery referred to the love interest with female pronouns, but that doesn’t mean anything; if she used gender neutral pronouns, that would instantly tell us who it would be). Keith, however, has not had any of his possible romantic interests (which only really include Lance and Allura) eliminated, because we don’t know anything about his romantic interests.
If you go through the characters one by one to see who they’ve interacted with, as a means to decipher who the rep will be, it becomes fairly obvious.
Hunk - clearly has an endgame with Shay. Pidge - younger than all of the characters, has not interacted with any girl her own age. Allura - has had strong interaction with Shay, but Shay’s endgame is with Hunk. Shiro - for a long time, I thought he would be with Matt, but since they only interacted once in the season despite being on the ship together (plus the fact that some people interpret Matt to be a teen), this doesn’t appear to be the case; too old for the other paladins. Coran - COULD have been in love with Alfor (remains to be seen). Keith - STRONG interaction with Lance, but also strong interaction with Allura, and nothing has been said in interviews to eliminate her. Lance - STRONG interaction with Keith, strong interaction with Allura, BUT the fact that his love interest will be what he needs, not what he wants, and he wants Allura, means it will not be her.
In addition, we have the official art Lauren Montgomery drew, in which Lance is holding the LGBT sign with Shiro’s hand on his shoulder.
So, what we’re looking at is a very possible love triangle, with Keith as the center. I’ve already brought this up before, but to reiterate: this would be an interesting subversion of the love triangle from past incarnations of the show, which had Allura in the center. Since all the old fans and the media are probably expecting the heteronormative love triangle, this would add a plot twist and “change things up”, which they always say they love to do.
I don’t know, obviously, if that’s going to happen; Keith and Lance could just simply end up together, without throwing Allura into the mix. But the reason I don’t include Keith with the LGBT rep options is because nothing has been said to remove Allura from his possible romantic options, while something HAS been said to remove her (and Nyma, AND Plaxum) from Lance’s. Unless the creative team has lied about the romance being slow burn, and intend to introduce a female love interest for Lance in the latter half of the show, it is illogical to say he will canonically fall for anyone but Keith.
Summary: “You love him,” El says, shutting Will’s bedroom door behind her, and it really isn’t a question.
He knows who she’s talking about.
Will tries to open his mouth, to shake his head, anything, but nothing happens. He sits down on his bed, hard, airway suddenly closing up. She’s looking at him expectantly, and then the dam breaks and he’s drowning in his lies until he can’t anymore.
“Yes,” he breathes out harshly. “I do.”
Pairings: Will/Mike, past Mike/El
Notes: It’s a future-fic, about 3,500 words, featuring gay Will Byers, bi Mike Wheeler, and pan Jane “El” Hopper! Yes, I know the title is a bit pretentious, but I like it.
Posted on Ao3 here as well as written out below the cut. Enjoy!
Not for trade dates apply to EVERYONE, not just traders. The reason they exist is so that the people recording these bootlegs do not get arrested for trying to provide bootlegs for us.
Do any of you know how many people actually record shows in New York and their out of town tryouts and then release them as bootlegs? Five. Of these five, only two actually release these shows on a regular basis. Literally the same 2 - 5 people are the ones providing bootlegs for the ENTIRE theatre community. From this Broadway season alone, the same person has recorded and released: DEH, Amelie, The Bandstand, Sara Bareilles in Waitress, CFA, and Groundhog Day. This doesn’t even include a fraction of what they’ve recorded and released over the years, or the videos they have yet to release.
My point is, these five people are literally risking their necks and lawsuits recording these shows and are the literal backbone of the trading and bootleg community. In return, they only ask one thing: that these shows never be posted publicly on Youtube, Tumblr, or Stagedork and what you do all do anyway??
Do any of you posting bootlegs “free for all” before the NFT has passed know what happened with the DEH boot? It was up on Stagedork less than two weeks after being released by the master. The NFT was violated and several masters said they would stop recording shows if people kept violating these dates. The reason The Bandstand is NFT until September is thanks to whichever group of people bought the DEH off the master and then uploaded it to Stagedork. And now, once again, Groundhog Day was uploaded to Youtube and Stagedork before the NFT date has passed!
Literally, sharing is nice but respect the masters. Respect their NFT dates. Have some damn patience or go and record your own bootlegs. Because you know whats going to potentially happen now?? Masters will stop recording these shows and then nobody will be able to see them except for those who can make the trip to NYC or wherever else.
Do not ruin this for everybody just because you want more followers/the prestige of having posted the video first.
So I have seen a lot of opinions from one side. That Seungbae is not a good character, he’s boring, he ruined the story and he made season 2 boring. I have yet to see many posts from the other side, so I’m gonna make one. I’m not looking to stir up hate or drama, just stating my opinion as a reader, so if you want to talk shit please keep out.
1. Seungbae made season two boring
I couldn’t disagree more. Season one was exciting in a different way because we have no idea who Bum & Sangwoo are and what they do. Like everyone, I was shook whenever Sangwoo killed someone, anxious to see how he treated Bum, etc. Everything about ‘Bum and Sangwoo’ was new.
However, season 2 brought something new. The latter half showed us ‘Bum’ & ‘Sangwoo’ instead of ‘Bum & Sangwoo’. People complain about Seungbae being the central character while our original duo doesn’t have enough screen time. Um…tbh, while Seungbae got more screen time, the story is still all about them. The entire first half was dedicated to exploring a different side of Sangwoo’s and Bum’s relationship, we saw the true extent of Bum’s self-esteem problems and Sangwoo’s real feelings for him (which is refreshing after his nonchalant act in the latter half of season 1), as well as Sangwoo’s internal fears.
Then came Seungbae, and he stirred shit up spectacularly. Had it not been for him, we wouldn’t have seen any of these things:
- Sangwoo fighting someone on par with him. Shows how much of a force he is.
- How quick-witted he is when confronted with an emergency. He was literally making up things on the spot and knows how to behave accordingly to the tides.
- Bum’s thoughts & fears when separated from Sangwoo. He now views Sangwoo as a protector more than a captor.
- How Bum behaves when he’s not around Sangwoo, and how much of an effect he has on him.
- Sangwoo’s and Bum’s dynamics from an outsider’s view. The whole office saw them as a weird, disgusting couple and Bum as someone very dependant on Sangwoo. They couldn’t make sense of what he’s saying/thinking either.
- Bum’s reason for loving Sangwoo even if he knew it’s not ‘normal’. It’s because Sangwoo wasn’t disgusted by him like everyone else, and went out of his way to do things for Bum’s benefit.
And then how much new info do we know about Seungbae?
- He’s a reckless bastard with insane luck.
- He’s a dork.
- He has a good friend: officer Lee.
- How his father died.
- He genuinely wants to help Bum, his complex is not the only thing driving him.
Compared to the developments Sangwoo & Bum got, Seungbae is nowhere near protagonist level. Yes, Koogi draws him more, but do we really know him more? No, he’s more like a device to further the other two’s story. Without him & the existence of the police, we would have been stuck in a s*ngbum drama forever: isolated from people, Sangwoo kills, Bum whines, they have sex, Sangwoo is apathetic, Bum is hurt and do something stupid, Sangwoo freaks out and turn ‘good’, they have some more sex, repeat. Moreover, their relationship has evolved into something calmer, so no more of that murderous excitement in chapter 8. Some people might have preferred that, but I’m here to see an interesting story where characters are tested in different situations. Staying in the same environment (Sangwoo’s house) and doing the same things over and over won’t develop anyone.
A lot of KS fans despise the police’s presence, and by an extension, Seungbae. All because they would intervene in the ‘s*ngbum household’, where people enjoy seeing Sangwoo & Bum interact as a messed up couple (but sometimes refuse to see them as characters of their own). Without the police, would Sangwoo feel the need to bury Jieun in the mountain, which led to the road trip sub-arc? Without Seungbae looking into his house, would Sangwoo realized his fear of losing Bum?
Back to the topic of season two, it wasn’t Seungbae who made the latter half boring. It was Bum. He was absolutely linear. When I saw Seungbae approaching him multiple times, I thought ‘Oh shit what is Bum gonna do? Is he gonna turn on Sangwoo? How will Sangwoo deal with being exposed? Will he help Sangwoo kill Seungbae instead?’. There was potential when Bum lied about Seungbae, but that’s the only time. He then stayed out of the scene because it’s Sangwoo & Seungbae’s time to shine, however, when the camera was back on him, he absolutely failed to deliver. For 3-4 chapters, 80% of the time we get stuff like ‘‘Sangwoo and I are dating?’’, ‘‘ Where’s Sangwoo?’’ and ‘‘I just really want to see Sangwoo right now’’. All that interesting shit went down around him and that’s his response throughout the latter half. Yes I get it Bum, you are dependent on Sangwoo and you love him, it’s not news.
Now I’m not saying Bum should have acted differently. No, he did all the things his character would do, Koogi did a great job showing Bum’s reasoning and personality. However, by staying true to his character, she sacrificed a bit of the plot’s excitement, not by much. It’s still a very entertaining season.
2. Seungbae is a bad/boring character.
Only at times. I find him boring when he interacts with the other policemen, but he becomes much more entertaining when it comes to Sangwoo/Bum. Seungbae - Police shows us the ‘normal’ side of him, the conscientious cop. Seungbae - Sangwoo reveals the more unstable side, the potential to become as messed up as Sangwoo/Bum, had his circumstances been different. Together, all three characters represent three different spectrums: Bum who is openly unstable & shunned by society, Sangwoo who is very unstable but hid it & well-loved by society, Seungbae who is mildly unstable and tolerated by society. He is the middle ground, and the middle ground can be more boring than the two extremes. But it excels in being the reference point and putting the two extremes into perspective. That’s why every time we see Seungbae, he’s thinking about Sangwoo & Bum, whatever he does it’s for their case. He reminds the viewer of how a ‘normal outsider’ would view those two: Sangwoo as a cunning murderer and Bum as a misguided & pitiful victim. I’m gonna be frank, many s*ngbum shippers don’t want that.
Now that this arc is coming to an end, we might see a different Seungbae in the future. Perhaps exposure to his unstable side would turn him into something more skewed, and his role in the story would change. He may not be a character that can be easily loved, but KS wouldn’t be what it is without him.
Summary: Takes place during season 6 episode 12. You find out Theo has been sleeping in his car and try to help.
Word count: 3,062
Author’s note: I kinda feel bad for Theo. Yeah, he killed Scott but then he got dragged to hell by his dead sister so… he’s sorta suffered. There will be a part 2. I have no chill so this is extra long and I couldn’t figure out how to finish it just yet. Also, this answers question I had like: What is Theo eating? What’s he doing about clothes? Werewolves need money too
It was late, or early depending on who you asked. There was
only one week before you went off to college and you were hoping to enjoy your
last few days of summer. But this was Beacon Hills and the town had other plans
in mind. Scott and Lydia were already supposed to be at school, but due to one
of Lydia’s premonitions they stayed behind. Stiles was already away in Virginia
and you were more than ecstatic for your spastic friend. At least one of your
friends managed to get out before everything went to hell again. You promised
yourself you would get out too. There was a university two hours away that had
a scholarship with your name on it.
Besides your car, the road you were driving on was empty. You
were about 10 minutes from your house when you passed an old wore down
building. You saw one of the deputy’s cars parked and a familiar looking truck.
As your car pulled up closer, you realized whose truck it was: Theo’s.
After the ghost rider situation got resolved you hadn’t seen
much of Theo. Actually, you hadn’t seen Theo since then. Honestly, you thought
he left town. There was nothing keeping him in Beacon Hills. You decided to see
what was going on, so you pulled over.
Deputy Grey was standing at Theo’s window talking to him.
With all the supernatural activities in Beacon Hills and Stiles’ dad being the
Sheriff, you and the pack spent a lot of time at the station so you knew a few
of the deputies. You could see Theo sighing and rolling his eyes from his open
window as you got out of your car.
1. Tell her story about what happened with William
2. Reunite with William again
3. Tell her POV about how she has worked things out with William and that they are better than ever.
And not only that, but she had a storyline in almost all episodes.
Yet, when people wanted Even to tell his story from his POV because he never got the chance to, and it was about a really fucking important story, people yelled “this season isn’t about isak and even! It’s about Sana”. When people asked for Even and Sana to talk, people were like “but that wouldn’t make sense!! They aren’t even friends. Why would they talk?” When S4 showed us that Sana had history with Even and how alike they were!!!
When people got upset about Even’s plot being cut out and magically solved off screen people said “this season is about Sana!!!!!! Omg!!!! Stop making everything about your fave gay couple!”
When people complained about the Noora focus and the Noora/William focus, people said “it’s the last season! It can’t be all about Sana! The fans wanted to see Noora and William together, and for them to have some closure! They wanted to see Noora tell what happened in London because it’s important for the fans to hear it from Noora!”
And that was okay! But wanting to have Even tell his story about what happened in Bakka and the boys was too much! That was “this show isn’t about Evak! It’s not about your fave gay couple!”
Noora got to tell her story and we got to see her reunite with William, and hear that they are good now. And yet people complain about us wanting to hear Even’s story.
headcannon that the first episode of season three is just shiro falling out of the ceiling panels of the black lion and falling into Allura’s arms. ‘what the fuck’ he says. everyone is screaming for 10 minutes. that’s the whole episode.