Rhys’ mother had to starve herself amongst other things, throughout her teenage years to try prevent herself from getting her period because illyrian sexism is so strong that she would get her wings clipped, which happened to be one of the only things in life that gave her a little happiness
Does anyone else wonder what Rhys was doing when Tamlin locked Feyre in that house and she lost it? Can we just take a moment to think about how FAST Rhys must have winnowed to Mor, how quickly he dropped whatever task he was doing, whatever meeting he might have been in…possibly just winnowed to Mor as he was mid-sentence with someone else, in some other land, as soon as he felt that desperation and agony coming from Feyre. How he must have appeared frantic and desperate to Mor, and forced to come up with a plan in a mere matter of a minute or two (it couldn’t have been longer), and how terrified he would have been as she was possibly close to ripping herself to shreds with her powers?
NOT TO MENTION that Mor specifically says to Alis, “Consider yourselves very, very lucky that your High Lord was not here when we arrived.” AKA Azriel and Casian were likely there as well, at the manor, helping Mor take out the guards. So basically…Rhys had to winnow to all of them, or speak to them in their minds, commanding them to immediately get themselves there to save Feyre. Before Az and Cassian had even met her yet.
stop using PTSD as a romantic plot in fics (Person A has a panic attack and Person B is the only one who can bring A back) bc mental illnesses are so much more complex than it all being solved by someone saying “okay look at my eyes and breathe”. This has been a PSA.