If someone who’s never seen the movies / read the comics asks you what Guardians of the Galaxy is, just show them these GIFs without any explanation

There is a simple alchemy to their relationship: she’s goofy, flat-out in love with him and he with her. ‘They don’t kiss. They devour each other,’ says one aide.

He needs her — for intellectual solace, political guidance and spiritual sustenance….They see themselves in almost Messianic terms, as great leaders who have a mission to fulfill.

—  Matthew Cooper and Karen Breslau writing in the February 9, 1998 Newsweek.