one thing i like about the reboot

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Commissioned by Weirdkev27,

Who asked for an illustrated version of Launchpad’s letter from one of the shorts for the DuckTales reboot. Naturally since Launchpad wrote the letter it would only make sense to make it seem if the drawings were done by Launchpad himself. Drawing in a “bad” artstyle tends to be both fun and hard for me to do. It’s hard because I’ve spent so much time refining my art that to try and do the opposite feels out of the comfort zone, but at the same time I don’t have to worry about things like pesky perspective because it’s not meant to look good.

My Brother. My Captain. My King.

I want to talk for a little bit about Final Fantasy XV.

I grew up with this franchise. I’ve played most of the games in the series. I’ve beaten about half of them. Final Fantasy XIV, the rebooted version, has 980 hours clocked in on my Steam library.

I’m a fan. I’m a veteran. I’ve loved this series of games since I was a kid.

So you can imagine, I think, how torturous the wait was for XV to come out. That painful, agonizing decade of waiting. To finally hear the release date last year, probably one of the only things that made 2016 tolerable, only to have it delayed.

I have never looked forward to a game like I looked forward to this one. I was so excited.

And then it came out.

… If I were like a great number of people who played this game at launch, you might expect me to talk about how disappointing it was to see what this game became. You might expect me to talk about how much potential was lost. How it betrayed me. How we deserved better. But I’m not going to do that. One, I don’t agree with any of that. I think this game is wonderful. But more importantly. I cannot, in good conscience, add on to the criticism.

Because Final Fantasy XV gave me something, gave me someone, that no other game has ever given me.

I was born with Cerebral Palsy. I’m sure a lot of people following this blog of mine are aware of that. My case is minor, in the grand scheme of things. I have what’s called spastic diplegia. What this means, in simple terms, is that my muscles don’t quite work the way they’re supposed to. My left side is substantially weaker than my right, particularly my legs. I don’t have hip sockets. I do have scoliosis, though. My balance is shot, I have the knees of an old man. I use a cane for long distances, crutches for longer distances, and a wheelchair when neither of those options work anymore.

I didn’t grow up with heroes to look up to. I didn’t have anyone who shared my struggles on TV, or in my games. No movies, no cartoons, no books. Cerebral Palsy was something I talked about with my doctors, and my therapists, and my family. That’s it.

I didn’t get to see somebody like me be the hero. I didn’t get to feel like I could save the world. I grew up feeling alone, even though I was surrounded by people who loved me and supported me, because who understood me?

… Well.

In a lot of the promotional material for Final Fantasy XV, the Brotherhood anime, the Kingsglaive movie, even flashbacks in the main game, you see young Noctis, the game’s protagonist, in a wheelchair. 

And in the game proper, when Noctis is grown up and going on his journey, if you pay close attention to how he runs, you might notice that he favors one leg over the other. This is particularly noticeable if you run him out of stamina and he has to stop to catch his breath. One of his outfits even sports a knee brace.

Noctis Lucis Caelum, the main character of a numbered Final Fantasy game, has a permanent injury. A permanent disability.

Does he have Cerebral Palsy? No. Is it particularly noticeable? Not unless you’re paying attention. Was it even deliberate? I have no idea. But considering my options, I honestly don’t care.

Noctis is a hero with a disability. Noctis is setting out to save his home, to reclaim his throne … with a disability. Finally, after 30 years on this earth, I can look at someone in one of these games, in one of my favorite franchises of all time, and say:

“I know what that feels like.”

Finally, I can look at the main fucking character of a videogame and see myself.

I do not, and never will, have the words for how much that means to me. How long I have been waiting for something, anything, like this.

Is Final Fantasy XV perfect? No. It has its flaws. And for plenty of people, those flaws are deal-breakers. I don’t dispute that. I will never silence anyone for that. But … but this game. This game made me cry. This game filled a void. This game healed a wound I didn’t even know I had.

Thank you, Square Enix. Thank you, Hajime Tabata. Thank you, Tetsuya Nomura. Thank you, Takuma Harada. Thank you, Tatsuhisa Suzuki. Thank you, Ray Chase.

Thank you, Noctis Lucis Caelum.

My God. Thank you so much.

Okay so @xxtorchxx did the thing, prompted by @bridgetteirish and @reginalovesemma. I’m just finishing what they started. M’lud.


Alex knows that a cupcake isn’t enough, not for Kara’s appetite or for the level of damage to her feelings. It had been tough to choke back revulsion long enough to pretend that the alien frat boy might be a viable option, but thankfully Kara had been talked off that ‘complicated’ subject pretty quickly. She’d all but chased Alex out of the door before midnight, unheard of for their late night gossip sessions.

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Damian + kids his own age (ft. Nell Little, Maps Mizoguchi, Colin Wilkes and Maya Ducard)

One of the things I’m most loving in the New 52 is seeing Damian interact with kids his own age, like Maya and Maps, and even start forming friendships. I still miss Colin, though

My little demon baby finally learned to form (sort of) normal relationships with kids his own age! I’m so proud. <3

(Also, check out how non-whitewashed he is in the more recent comics! THIS PLEASES ME SO MUCH.)

So the reboot Prince Lotor is super different from the original one

Which is a good thing, but having watched the old voltron as a child, it’s interesting to see some of the parallels.

For one thing, one of Old Lotor’s biggest defining traits is that he was a womanizer. Like this dude had a harem

He was a frivolous, sadistic, selfish, and all around super lame compared to the Lotor we all know and love. (though that lame part kind of applies to all of the characters when you compare the two series)
I like that they kept the part about having a group of ladies following him around, but changed it so they’re his powerful general that he respects. 

(Love you guys)

But one thing they haven’t brought up in any shape or form is Old Lotor’s biggest motivation in the old series.

Yup, he had a thing for Princess Allura. He was sort of obsessed with her. First he just wanted to make her part of his harem, but at some point he changed his mind and wanted to marry her. He went so far as to kidnap Princess Romelle (the princess of Planet Pollux) because she looked similar to Allura

(Also sidenote: according to the wiki, Romelle ended up with Sven, the old series’ black Paladin, so that’s cool)

Anywho, the only thing I’ve seen so far that resembles this in any way shape or form is when Lotor was impressed by how fast Allura picked up on the blue lion. (And he didn’t even know it was her, so I don’t think that counts)

(That was the only picture I could find of Allura in the blue Lion and I’m not even mad)

So … yeah. Maybe Lotor will meet Allura in season 4 and develop a crush. Who knows. 

honestly i hc that blasto isn’t some new thing that cropped up in time for shepard to hear about it on illium, but in fact a very long-running multi-media franchise that just gets rebooted every few decades. the originals are from like 200 years ago. everyone argues which vid series is the best. super-fans have multiple rooms dedicated to blasto products and memorabilia. parents show their kids some of the blasto vids from their era, then happily go with them to the new one when it’s inevitably remade. blasto is the glue that holds galactic pop culture together. blasto is eternal.

If by some miracle Power Rangers gets a sequel I SWEAR TO GOD Y'ALL BETTER GO OUT IN FORCE TO SUPPORT IT BECAUSE IT’S ONE OF THE BEST REBOOTS WE’VE BEEN BLESSED WITH!!!

The characterisation, the camp humour, the writing, the emotional moments, the nods to the original series, the effects, the acting, the action sequences…

It wasn’t the best thing in the world but there was actual representation for minorities and it wasn’t a super gritty reboot like literally everything is these days and it was a GOOD FUCKING MOVIE AND WE DESERVE TO SEE THE STORY TOLD IN FULL THROUGH A PROPER FRANCHISE!!

Disclaimer: If you ship them: that’s cool, that’s your thing.

  • Talk to me about how Zack backed off and gave Trini space after she opened up about liking girls.

  • Talk to me about how Zack was the first to think of, and suggest, “girlfriend troubles”?

  • Talk to me about how he didn’t treat her any differently. She was still his “crazy girl,”

  • Talk to me about how Zack still ultimately supports Trini even if she’s not into him after he shows budding interest.

  • Talk to me about Zack and Trini growing a supportive sibling-like relationship and not a romantic/physical one.

I see all these posts about Kim being this smooth talker and flirting with Trini. What are you all thinking?? She’s not smooth! Kim’s version of flirting is throwing things at Trini (or throwing trini: see cliff scene). Trini would have to be the one to make the moves. Lord knows Kim can’t and should not be allowed to. Who knows how many lives would be endangered. 

it’s 2:12 am but i’ve been thinking about making one of those blogs like… you know there’s a klance café one, a klance college au one, the lance and keith do cool stuff one…. idk how you call them?

an ask blog where i draw things as replies. that kinda thing. for my sdm au. or my pool one, idk the legalities of the sdm one tbh. idk!!!! what do y'all think

I know the new Star Trek aired and I prob won’t be able to watch it because CBS, but my point it, don’t bash other star treks please. I already saw a review and they were bashing the reboot, there is one thing I know about the Star Trek fandom is we give every series and movie out undying love. And while we know there are problems, we look at the other things. So like just don’t. Every Star Trek is handled differently because of the people, the crew and the missions. Please take that into consideration.

A Brief History of Superhero Comics

Golden Age Comics Creator: I created a hero who can fly!

Silver Age Comics Creator: I created a hero who can fly who has real life problems and personal flaws. Oh and there’s  also a talking gorilla! Excelsior! 

70s Comics Creator: I’m going to take an established character, give him a diverse supporting cast and deal with real world issues.  Oh and there’s also kung-fu magic werewolves.

80s Comics Creator: I’m going to take an established character and deconstruct genre tropes while taking a nuanced exploration of dark, sometimes disturbing issues.

90s Comics Creator: Duuuuuude! I made a guy with a robot arm and a giant gun and he’s going to talk about how dark and tortured he is while punching people.  Oh and there’s going to be 8 number one chrome covered holographic foil chocolate dipped covers.  We are going to be so rich!

2000s Comics Creator: All previously established characters are mine to destroy just to show how edgy and groundbreaking my work is.  Any B and C list characters you like are now cannon fodder to be killed and dismembered in gruesome fashion.  The A-list characters will undergo a never-ending cavalcade of suffering until the point they are unlikable psychopaths.  Oh and if you complain about it we’ll just reboot continuity to make things even darker. 

2010s Comics Creator: I made a hero who can fly that’s also a black gay teenager!

You know one thing I really hate about the PPG reboot? (Besides how terrible it is).

It doesn’t acknowledge the extended universe with established Genndy Tartakovsky shows like Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack. People can argue whether they are just easter eggs or not, but Dexter I’d say is canon to PPG universe because of the numerous appearances of Dexter, and the episode “Members Only.” They just never had an animated crossover. (They had a comicbook one at least).

Then there is Samurai Jack. This one isn’t so subtle, but there are some similarities between the two. The biggest one being Jack and the Professor’s appearance. The art styles are so strikingly similar with their blocky appearance, people always thought they were the same person! (Even though they aren’t). I always enjoyed the theory though, like maybe they are related somehow. Maybe Jack is an ancestor of the Professor. The Professor could have a mixed background of caucasian and asian parents. Who knows. Then there is the apocalypse theory, which is really interesting. In the very second episode of SJ, we see this destroyed and decaying city that looks awfully familiar. A billboard sign of the Talking Dog from the Powerpuff Girls episode “Uh Oh Dynamo” can be seen. People say that the leveled city could be Townsville itself, and that when Aku took over, the world was plunged into darkness, with not even the girls being able to stop him. It’s a darker theory, but I still kind of like it.

Anyways, PPG, Dexter, and Samurai Jack aren’t exactly canon with each other. (Maybe Dexter with PPG, I’d assume so). But the fact is that the creators always loved to reference each other’s work in their own shows, and it helped build this established universe that us fans would love to fantasize about. The fact that the reboot took these references out is a complete disgrace, and goes to show that the staff on that show truly don’t appreciate the fandom that the Craig McCracken and Genndy Tartakovsky CN era gave to us.

Artwork by: @3orochi on Twitter.

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reboot rewatch: 1x08 enzo the smart

↳time, huh! little kid, hmph! i don’t wanna be smart later, i wanna be smart now!

I’m in a super Bellarke Conversation/Headcanon Mood...

So I really should be editing my novel, but you know what? I want to talk about Bellarke. I have a total of ONE friend who likes The 100 as much as I do, but I don’t think she’s as into Bellarke as I am. I’m also super into talking about everything about this show, and how amazing it is. Also, this may be due to the fact I binge listened to @metastation, so there is also that…

Anyways, I want to talk about something that people seem to overlook A LOT. I’m an English major, and when I was watching the first three episodes with my fellow English Major friend, we noticed something we were learning about in our Arthurian Legend class. Now, I have to explain this term before I go into it. My professor, Karl, had this term called eye beams. What this is, is when two people share a look that is so intense, it almost ignites something in them. So why am I bringing this up? The reason I bring this up is because when we were watching 1x02 and Clarke fell into the grounder spike pit, there were eye beams

(Image credit to @braveprincessrebelking)

I watched a clip of this scene tonight, and the staring goes back and forth for about eight seconds. IT IS INSANE. Putting things together, foreshadowing wise, makes me think that the writers have been building Bellarke since the very first episode. The enemies to friends to lovers trope is something done all the time. But the thing I find so intriguing about Bellamy and Clarke is their dynamics. They have one of the most well-developed friendships I’ve ever seen on TV (I like to forget the books exist because show Bellarke are 10x more exciting). 

So why did I start in season one? Because season five literally feels like the beginning again. We’re essentially getting a reboot of the show, and I can’t be more excited for it. Both shows I live watch did this (Once Upon a Time), and I’m excited to see where they both go. Though I am more excited about this one because of all the building up to it they did.

One thing I’m most looking forward to is their reunion. I’ve read sooooo many Bellarke fanfics about this, and for some reason they don’t match the headcanon in my head. I tried to write a fanfic about it, but I knew I could never do their characters justice, so I set it aside. Anyways, every time I think about this headcanon, I get little butterflies in my stomach. 

I’m gonna start with what we do know: the radios. We know that this is addressed in the very first episode (Eden). I’ve been reading a lot of fan theories, and they all think that Bellamy knows she’s been radioing. I almost think that’s too easy? Does this make sense? In order to create a bigger reaction between Bellamy and Clarke, I’d almost have him not know she’s alive. Not knowing someone is alive, and finding out they are, is way more satisfying (as the viewer/reader) than knowing. Because if Bellamy knows she’s alive as soon as his boot hits the grass, he’ll know he’s looking for Clarke and Madi. Whereas if they don’t know whether or not the other is alive, it creates this tension, an excited one, for all parties (Bellamy, Clarke, and the viewer). 

How do I picture it going? I’m gonna reference Wanheda: Part 2 (3x02).

Originally posted by bellarkeskebab

I almost picture their reunion (somewhere between 5x01 and 5x05) something similar to 3x02. The look of relief on Bellamy’s face when he sees Clarke is as clear as day. He immediately relaxes when he sees Clarke, and he lets his guard down, forgetting that her kidnapper is around. I picture something like this when they reunite. Obviously not in the same scenario (RIP Roan), but something that parallels it.

This is how I picture it going (in script format)

I don’t even know if I wrote that with justice, but I almost picture him with the most disbelief anyone can muster. That is how I picture that reunion, and I can’t tell you how much I am looking forward to the next season. Things like this keep me going. 

I’ve rambled on long enough haven’t I? If you want more of these posts, feel free to message me suggestions on any other headcanons/Bellarke theory you wish :) I love talking theory. I’m an English major, I’m supposed to like that stuff.

PEACECRAFT SENTENCE STARTERS.

  • ❝ I’m allergic to dying. ❞ 
  • ❝ I don’t really know what the plan was there. ❞
  • ❝ Now I am just rolling in that pants-money! ❞
  • ❝ It is going about as well as I assumed it would. ❞
  • ❝ There’s a dinosaur in this area, what are we doing here?! ❞
  • ❝ I’m going to leave a pretty corpse! ❞
  • ❝ Not much, just feeling romantic. ❞
  • ❝ Hi angel, it happened again! ❞  
  • ❝ First we have to get my body back because I can’t answer fanmail with spectral hands. ❞
  • ❝ New look, new you! ❞
  • ❝ This feels right. ❞
  • ❝ You want flowers, you want fish? I got both. ❞
  • ❝ There is so much wonderful things happening here! ❞
  • ❝ Wow, you’re a person now! ❞
  • ❝ You’re not even curious about what I had to offer?! ❞
  • ❝ You’re save, you’re free! ❞
  • ❝ No! My fun game! ❞
  • ❝ “There is no greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for a friend.” ❞
  • ❝ Another 420 joke, yes! ❞ 
  • ❝ This changes everything ___ ! ❞
  • ❝ Kiss petrooooooool! ❞
  • ❝ I guess I am kissing Sylvanas Windrunner now. ❞
  • ❝ THER HAS 2 BE SUM 1 I CAN SMOOCH HERE ❞
  • ❝ Quick! Load Wikipedia!  ❞
  • ❝ I’m about to kiss the king of Warcraft. ❞
  • ❝ We’re never gonna die! ❞
  • ❝ Is this a vore thing? ❞
  • ❝ ONE PART BOY, ONE PART BIKE, BOY BIKE! ❞
  • ❝ I’ll do a hit! ❞
  • ❝ Maybe if I lie perfectly still people will think I’m already dead. ❞ 
  • ❝ Whatsup Captain Planet? This reboot got weird! ❞
  • ❝ How do I climb a volcano without getting killed a whole bunch of times? ❞
  • ❝ Does this volcano have stairs? ❞
  • ❝ I mean this was always going to never work. ❞
  • ❝ You look like a CGI mouthwash commercial. ❞
  • ❝ All those came from a name generator! ❞
  • ❝ I sure do miss having 30 people around to help do all my dumb shit. ❞
  • ❝ Just look at this dog! That is not even a good dog to get killed by! ❞
  • ❝ Cool look dude, can’t help but notice you’re ripping my style a little bit. ❞
  • ❝ Well, now this is going to be very bad and not fun. ❞
  • ❝ Would it make you feel better if there were two of me? ❞
  • Gunshoes, the best item added to any game ever! ❞
  • ❝ I haven’t been killed in a long time. ❞
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'Once Upon a Time' Bosses Deep Dive Into Season 7 Reboot
Everything you’ve wanted to know about the new locations, new characters, and returning beloved favorites

Once Upon a Time is undergoing a major overhaul heading into season 7, which means new characters, new locales, and even a new curse. To keep track of all the big changes, EW will bring you interviews with the cast — new and old — along with executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis over the next two weeks until the ABC fairy tale drama’s return.

Once Upon a Time may look drastically different in its rebooted seventh season, but the DNA of the beloved fairy tale drama is still intact.

Here’s where we’re picking up with the new season: After Henry leaves Storybrooke in search of his own tale, he finds a different iteration of Cinderella (Dania Ramirez), with whom he eventually has a precocious daughter, Lucy (Alison Fernandez). But the family is torn apart when a new, yet familiar, cursetraps them and a trio of returning characters — former Evil Queen Regina (Lana Parrilla), one-handed pirate Hook (Colin O’Donoghue), and the Dark One Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) — as well as a quintet of new characters (see the full character rundown here) — in the Seattle neighborhood of Hyperion Heights.

On Monday, we gave you a primer on the show’s many changes, but to get more insight on the reasons behind the reboot, EW sat down with executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis for a major deep dive on season 7. [Editor’s note: This interview was conducted in two parts, one of which included executive producer David H. Goodman. Portions of these interviews have previously appeared in other stories on EW.]

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What was the first germ of an idea to take the show in this direction?
EDWARD KITSIS: The first time I really started to think about doing what we’ve been calling the requel — half reboot, half sequel — is around season 4. Every year we kind of reinvent the show, but for us personally, we felt like there was a six-year plan. Either these characters get a happy ending or they don’t, but at a certain point, it’s going to start feeling like we’re just stretching.
ADAM HOROWITZ: So around season 4, when we’d been on for a while and realized it looked like we’d be on for a little while more, the idea of a six-season plan for this first chapter of the story of these characters seemed like the right idea.
KITSIS: And I think for us, personally, we wanted to be able to end the show the way we wanted to with all the actors that we started with in the pilot. We didn’t want to just be like, “Oh, well, these people are sent off to an island and we’re still in Storybrooke.” We wanted to end it the way we envisioned it when we pitched the show. At the same respect, we felt like this was an idea that we still loved, we still had fun doing, we still had fun telling, and it felt like fairy tales in the real world are needed more today than they were when we started seven years ago, so in a world where superheroes can reboot, we thought, “Why not fairy tales?”

You’ve said before that the DNA of the show will still be intact. Can you expand on that?
HOROWITZ: I would never put us in the same category as this, but the analogy could be Star Wars in a sense, which is that you had these first couple of trilogies, they wrap, and now we’re in a new adventure. We have some of the same characters who are carrying over into it, and a bunch of new characters who are telling the story. So the DNA’s the same, and again, we’re not putting our toes in the league of Star Wars. That’s like one of our greatest inspirations ever, but—
KITSIS: But we are saying we’re stealing from their reboots. [Laughs] But I mean the general idea of “Here is Henry, here is Regina, here is Hook, and here is Rumple on a new adventure within a new book with new fairy tale characters” felt exciting to us.
HOROWITZ: When we talk about the DNA remaining the same, what I think we’re referring to is a few things. One thing we’re referring to is on a literal level. It’s still Henry. He’s older, but it’s still Henry. Then you have Regina and you’ve got Hook and you’ve got Rumplestiltskin, and those characters are all characters we’ve seen before in the first six seasons of the show, but the adventure and the emotional journey of those six seasons, we feel like we wrapped up the way we wanted to at the end of season 6. But now, you get to continue on new adventures with them and with some new characters.
KITSIS: And so what will be the same is we will be going back and forth between flashbacks and in an enchanted forest, and stories in the present modern world.

Via those flashbacks, are we going to see a lot of what has happened in the intervening years?
KITSIS: Yeah, we’re going to be flashing back to the time, as we showed, when Henry left home. We showed the teaser at Comic-Con this year. And we’re going to be flashing back to a new period. So we’re not going to be going back and showing, “Oh, this was the time before the [first] curse.” We’re in a new book with a new land, so we’ll be telling new origin stories as well as Henry’s epic adventure.

The flashbacks we saw in the Enchanted Forest in the finale, was that ourEnchanted Forest?
KITSIS: No.
HOROWITZ: This new Enchanted Forest that you glimpsed, as Henry says to Regina before he goes off on his adventures, it’s another realm. It’s another one of these books that has these stories and a different iteration. So, yes, we’re in a new forest.

Tell us about Hyperion Heights and how it’s different from what we were seeing with Storybrooke.
HOROWITZ: The main difference is Storybrooke was a self-contained small town that only contained the fairy tale characters and they were trapped there. Hyperion Heights is part of Seattle the way Brooklyn is part of New York. We’re in a city now, and it’s more densely populated, and it’s filled with both fairy tale characters and non-fairy tale characters, and that’s another interaction and vibe that we didn’t really have in Storybrooke, where it was all the cursed people. So for the first time in the show, we’re really seeing our fairy tale characters in the mix with real people, so there’s an element of, who is a fairy tale character, who isn’t a fairy tale character, and we’re dealing with a villain whose goal is quite different than we saw originally in Storybrooke, it was about trapping everyone in there. In this, we’re going to see that Lady Tremaine wants to push everybody away, wants to gentrify the neighborhood, so that all these characters are separated forever.

Can you speak to how different this curse is?
DAVID H.GOODMAN: In terms of Lady Tremaine’s motivations in Hyperion Heights, she’s sort of Regina Prime. She’s trying to figure out a way to scatter these fairy tale characters to the wind so they can’t be together. We’ve always seen when these characters get together, they always figure out how to beat the bad guys. She’s learning and standing on the backs of these other curses that have come before her to be as effective a villain as possible.
KITSIS: If she indeed cast it. That is the other thing. We said very clearly in the pilot of Once Upon a Time that Regina cast the curse, but what you will see this season is we don’t necessarily say that in the premiere.
HOROWITZ: So there are mysteries to be solved. What we hope for the audience is when they come in that hopefully we signal right away, and they accept it, is we’re not redoing season 1. There will be elements that are familiar that will echo it, but we’re hoping to take a left turn where we took a right this time.
KITSIS: This curse is going to be designed differently than the last one, and I think with the last one it was very clear it was the Queen and she wanted to keep everyone at a status quo and enjoy their misery every day. We’re going to enter a season much more like we did with the second part of season 3 where we’re not going to actually know who cast the curse and why, and that will be one of the mysteries. One of the other things is Hyperion Heights will much more reflect the world we’re living in today whereas Storybrooke kind of was its own timeless, you know, Capraesque little, small town.

So we’ll actually have technology?
KITSIS: We are going to have technology and juice bars and Instagram and robots.
HOROWITZ: And robots everywhere.
KITSIS: Jetpacks! No, but we are going to have technology.

Is this the type of curse that can be broken by true love’s kiss, or will heroes have to figure out something else?
KITSIS: You’re assuming that we break the curse this year, which we may or may not, and you’re assuming that the heroes didn’t cast it, which we don’t know also. So I would say that hopefully who cast the curse and what’s going on and what the end goals are is an intriguing mystery for the audience to watch this season.

You have done a relatively large time jump. Is there anything you can say as to just how far ahead we are, both in flashbacks and in Hyperion Heights?
HOROWITZ: I would say that it’s not as simple as it appears, and we get into that in the first couple of episodes.
KITSIS: I would say as long as it takes Henry to go from Jared to Andrew.
HOROWITZ: But it’s not as simple as it looks, because we’re not in the year 2030.
KITSIS: Yes, we’re not doing sci-fi. As we’ve said in the past, some realms move at their own time.
HOROWITZ: But we get into how all that works very quickly, but the present-day Hyperion Heights, Seattle stuff takes place in 2017.

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the thing that really irks me about lotor’s design is that he had so much potential because of this reboot… he could have had cool markings and everything!


..instead he came out looking like a plain slice of purple bread compared to everyone else tbh (AND THE STICKY OUT PIECE OF HAIR IS REALLY ANNOYING)