So after going back and forth on EXACTLY how willing I am
explain my unnatural trashbag desires to another human being, I commissioned coeuraubonheur to do a whole illustration based on a sketch she’d done back in March or so.
In addition to being a well-read human who can recite
several pieces of Victorian poetry, wrote a 12 page paper on lesbian themes in
Jane Eyre, and regularly sprinkles all kinds of highbrow shitheel references
and vocabulary in her fanfic—
I FUCKING LOVE THE MOVIE TITANIC.
I already know what you’re about to say, and I don’t want to
hear it. Titanic is a fucking gem to be improved only by turning Jack into a butch lesbian (Leo is pretty, just squint). I
will hear no different.
So obviously, what I really wanted was Haruka freezing to
death in the Atlantic Ocean, forehead to forehead with Michiru, because my
desires are, as the Republicans feared, truly perverse.
What I did not expect, however, was this. This is so filled
with rich detail and emiotn, and the color on it is so saturated and it feels
so real. The first time I got a WIP picture, I teared up. It’s just so well
done. And I know you can see that with your own human eyeballs, but I need to
express that the whole of my contribution was “Please draw Haruka as Jack dying
in the sea xoxo Doc” and all of this is straight from her.
AND LOOK AT THE SHOOTING STAR. For those of you not “in the
know” the shooting star is sort of a deep cut Titanic reference—in the original
cut, Jack and Rose see a shooting star when they’re out together on the deck,
and Jack tells her about how his father told him shooting stars were souls
going to heaven. When Rose is lying on the door just before the lifeboat shows
up, she sees a shooting star go by again awwwwww. So I did not expect such a
great easter egg, but I was so seriously wowed by every aspect of her work.
I also got WIP drawings asking me if I wanted to tweak
anything, she was so super wonderful and concerned with me loving the work and
recommend her to anyone because LOOK AT IT.