proto romantic

anonymous asked:

Do you think that in S8 we might see Tyrion developing romantic feelings for Sansa (and causing some more jealous kitten Jon reactions ;))? After rewatching earlier seasons I got a slight impression that there was a potential for Tyrion to fall for Sansa, like she seemed to have evoked some chivalrous stirrings in him that seemed proto-romantic to me...(I haven't read the books yet, so I am basing my observations exclusively on the show.) Thank you, and your blog is absolute beauty!!

“I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples, bastards and broken things.”

“I want her, he realized. I want Winterfell, yes, but I want her as well, child or woman or whatever she is. I want to comfort her. I want to hear her laugh. I want her to come to me willingly, bring me her joys and her sorrows and her lust.”

“Her hair was a rich autumn auburn, her eyes a deep Tully blue. Grief had given her a haunted look; if anything, it had only made her more beautiful.”

“My wife, I miss my wife, the wife I hardly knew.”

Tyrion: Lady Stark, you may survive us yet.

Tyrion: My Lady, I am your husband. Let me help you.

Sansa: How can you help me?

Tyrion: I don’t know, but I can try.

Sansa: I lie awake all night, staring at the canopy, thinking about how they died.

Tyrion: I could get you essence of nightshade, to help you sleep.

Tyrion: Does she miss me terribly?

Tyrion: She’s smarter than she let’s on.

Jon: She’s starting to let on.

Tyrion clearly cared for her, both in the show and the books. 

I don’t know, D&D could very well go for it, not so sure about Sansa though. He was alwas kind to her, but he’s still a Lannister, and the Lannisters, members of his family, murdered members of her family. 

Even though she says this in the books, to me, it’s unlikely that she’ll develop feelings for him,

“Sansa felt sorry for her little cousin sometimes, but she could not imagine ever wanting to be his wife. I would sooner be married to Tyrion again.

She didn’t enjoy being Tyrion’s wife, she didn’t love him, but to her he was better than Sweet Robin, whom was a sickly child that threw tantrums left and right.

As for jealous kitten Jon, I can definitely see that happening, because although I said Sansa would not develop feelings for Tyrion, he was among the few that showed her kindness, that treated her with respect, and they did get along in the show.

So yeah, I wouldn’t be surprised to hear Sansa refer to Tyrion as a/her “dear friend”. I can see them strolling through Winterfell, the way they did in Kingslanding’s gardens (the scene where Sansa tells him about Arya and the sheep shift). Tyrion is a funny person, so I can very well see them have a conversation and a good laugh, and Jon ending up seeing them, and being bothered by it.

Honestly, after everything, I’d love to see Sansa laugh a few more times before GoT ends, it’s always so nice to see her happy, to see her laugh, I don’t care who makes it happen, if it’s Jon, Arya, Brienne, or Tyrion, just let our girl have a few moments of happiness in S8.

So yeah, in conclusion, it is my opinion, that Sansa and Tyrion will get along well, and that it is probable that Tyrion might develop feelings for her, that he might fall in love with her, with the intelligent, kindhearted, beautiful, strong and indipendent woman that she has become. She’s not a child any longer now, she is not 14 anymore, she was 19 in season 7, and I assume she’ll be 20 in season 8. 

20 is still very young, Tyrion is twice her age, but:

Bronn: What’s the youngest you’ve ever had?
Tyrion Lannister: Not that young.
Bronn: How much older?
Tyrion Lannister: Older.

So yeah, Tyrion falling for her is definitely a probability in my opinion, but the thing is, I’m 99% sure it will be one sided, which makes me sad, because I so much want for Tyrion to be happy as well, to find love, to have a family and children of his own.

I hope my reply was satisfactory nonny 

& Thank YOU


[literature meme] • 1/3 movements

Sturm und Drang (conventionally translated as “Storm and Stress”) is a proto-Romantic movement in German literature and music taking place from the late 1760s to the early 1780s, in which individual subjectivity and, in particular, extremes of emotion were given free expression in reaction to the perceived constraints of rationalism imposed by the Enlightenment and associated aesthetic movements.

Literature Meme: 1/2 Movements

Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress)

A literary proto-romantic movement born in Germany which took place from the late 1760s to the early 1780s, where individual subjectivity, and, in particular, extremes of emotion were given free expression in reaction to the perceived constrains of rationalism imposed by enlightment and associated aesthetic movements.

The movement takes its name from the homonymous play by Friedrich Maximilian Klinger. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was also part of this movement during his early years during which he composed The Sorrows of young Werther and the unfinished Prometheus.

The thing about aromantic representation in media – or maybe representation’s not the right word, but certainly about making media that doesn’t continue to diminish and erase aromantics – is that it’s not just about making aromantic characters (who aren’t villainous or inhuman), although that’s certainly nice to have. It’s also about not presenting romance as essential to happiness or essential to humanity, and about presenting romance as equal to other types of relationship rather than romance as the peak of emotional intimacy and affection. (Making it clear that there are other kinds of love than romantic love will go a long way.)

A friendship turning romantic is not an upgrade; there’s nothing lesser about friendship. It’s just a change. It might lead to the characters becoming closer and caring more for each other than they previously did, but a switch from friendship to romance is not a prerequisite for this increase in closeness. It’s just different, not better. This is why “they’re too close to be JUST friends” is so aggravating to hear. If you want to convince me that the relationship between two characters is romantic or proto-romantic rather than platonic, come up with an argument for it being qualitatively different, because even The Sims knows that you need to do more than max out your relationship meter to turn a relationship romantic.

It’s not just about having aromantic characters, it’s about having an atmosphere that isn’t hostile to aromantics. Things like the message that you can’t have a close relationship (or a close relationship between non-relatives) without it either eventually turning romantic or being romantic all along, and that romance is something everyone wants or needs even if they aren’t currently pursuing it: these are what make for such a hostile atmosphere.