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daigina  asked:

Nah bruh comas and memory loss might be cliche but somehow your fic makes it feel super plausible?? Like usually I'm scoffing my way through anything with amnesia tied to it but your fic is really good about not making it melodramatic and unbelievable but also that could be because I was crying half the time esp in the pool scene because that killed me but who knows!! Who knows!!!

Hello love <33 aw omg thank you so much haha.

I really hate that trope but it hadn’t been done yet in the tag. So I thought let’s go!!! I also want to mention that I got a sweet sweet prompt from one of my readers, and she asked for ‘memory loss’ but in a completely different setting (in a kind of futuristic/robot-like world). I wasn’t sure I could pull that off because I tend to go back to canon every single time. I did my best and I’m so happy that you like it. <3333

And omg at you crying awww fhfjk. I’m sorry. It it’s any consolation, I always cry while writing because I’m a loser :((
Thank you so much for this <333

Can we talk about about that last Sanvers scene a little bit more?  Because yes we talked about the sexual tension and Oh! My! God! it is out of this world. But can we talk about how respectful Maggie is ?

Let me explain :

Maggie is clearly  restraining herself from touching Alex (arm crossed…). Her body language screams her will to touch the woman she loves and almost lost. So why aren’t they all over each other already you might ask?

Well, they are at Alex’s work. Alex might be out to the people close to her, but probably not to the whole DEO? Why would they know about her relationship?  

And I get it, I totally get it. We’ve all wonder whether or not to be out in our place of work. We’ve all been scared of the consequences, the judgments, the changes… It is obviously not Maggie’s decision to make. So she waits. She waits for Alex to be ready. She waits for her to do the first move.

And Alex did the first move. And not just a simple move, she puts her arm around Maggie clearly and proudly showing her love.

So yes, this scene is shining in sexual tension, but the respect, the wait for Alex’s consent that Maggie have in this scene is what’s getting me emotional.

I think this scene mark a new step in their relationship. Let’s remember that outside of the missions, we’ve only seen them at Alex’s or at the alien bar (aka their “safe space”) but we never really saw them in public. And for the first time at the DEO, on those stairs, a place that everyone in the DEO can see, Alex comes out and show to her whole world that Maggie Sawyer is hers.

So yes we can complain about how short and rushed the Sanvers scenes are, but the evolution of their relationship is so slow, intense and healthy, it is giving me life.