*Marinette does something clumsy while talking about how much she looooooves Adrien*
Her hot friend who should be a main character:
You should tell him you like him!
OMG NO BECAUSE OF REASONS
Adrien, conveniently nearby:
lol, I'm hot and so is that Ladybug chick. We know nothing about each other and routinely lie to each other and our closest friends. That's a solid premise for a relationship if I ever heard one!
Someone, somewhere in Paris:
*experiences a single moment of negativity, no matter how petty or temporary*
HELLO NAUGHTY CHILDREN, IT'S AKUMA TIME
Hello, I am Ridiculous Name von Badfic. Prepare to be minorly inconvenienced!
*recycled animation sequences*
my life is a dumpster fire
I'm rethinking every decision I've ever made.
This time my plan is sure to work even though it never has before and I keep doing the same thing over and over!
LUCKY CHARM *gets a random object* LOL WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO WITH THIS?
*thinly veiled use for the item appears*
Gotcha! *recycled animation sequences* No more evil doing for you, little akuma.