More importantly tho we need interactions between Eggman and Maria!
Give us all the cousin interactions. I don’t care!
Give us Eggman walking old lady Maria around the park or something because she asked him to ^^
Give us moments where Maria’s like, “Grandfather never said that” and Eggman’s just like, “ … WOMAN”
Give us hilarious moments where he gets whacked over the head with a cane for “bothering that nice Sonic boy”
Give us Eggman flipping his top over the fact that Maria invited Sonic and his friends to the base for cookies and tea
Give us Maria getting worried about her cousin “overworking” himself like his grandfather, and Eggman being worried about her condition even though he’ll never admit it
Give us jealousy on little Ivo’s end, and devious schemes he invents that Maria misinterprets as cute shenanigans
Give us Eggman and Maria getting into sibling rivalries over who Gerald loved more
Give us angsty angst AUs
Give us AUs where Maria reluctantly sides with GUN, but is always thinking about her cousin and wondering how such a great mind could be so selfishly evil
Give us backstories with the Robotnik family
Give us Eggman having actual qualms about Maria in a big brother sort of way
Give us Shadow getting jealous when Maria spends too much time playing with baby Ivo