listen as much as i talk about how much of a jackass alec ryder is and was, literally nothing is more tragic than what’s gonna happen when ellen, who likely thought she was fucking dying and/or Currently Dead when she was put into cryostasis, is woken up by one of her children once they find the cure for AEND.

she thought she was dead. she thought she could trust her husband to take care of her. she expected To Die and instead alec sabotaged his family’s reputation, scott’s career personally, and involved every single citadel race in a mad dash out of the galaxy powered by the tech that ruined his family. the same tech he was developing to explicitly deny her wishes to Die.

those first few minutes out of the pod, ellen’s going to think she’s dead and the ryder opening the pod is dead too. she’s going to ask if alec is there too. i can’t imagine how painful it’ll be hear her child say that he endangered so many people and the sole reason any of them survived is because he died and forced them to take his goddamn place. that every moment after she and her children thought she’d died, it’d just been one selfish act after selfish act.

alec ryder didn’t just throw his kids unprepared into the pathfinder position knowing damn well he wouldn’t survive. he threw his kids into the position of cleaning up all of his messes while he escaped the consequences of it all

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