In the original books, Hermione was a clever, kick-ass character made highly relatable by her imperfections. The movies erased most of her flaws, making her a better ‘role model for girls’, but a far less interesting person: a typical weakly written strong woman.
So here are a…
#this scene is So Much#the tudors#consorts in realm and tomb#veritas filia temporis#the virgin queen#because most of mary’s young adult life was characterised by paternal abandonment#and she really identified with elizabeth because of that#and she was super protective of elizabeth because they had that in common#and!!!! even though mary believes herself a legitimate child of henry and not elizabeth#(since she refused to acknowledge anne’s marriage as real)#she is excited for elizabeth to be restored to the succession#because she and elizabeth are finally being recognised by their father#gosh elizabeth is cute tho#’if you are pleased then so am i’ because she really did look to mary for instruction at times in her youth#her adding ‘you may be queen someday’ because SHE SUPPORTED MARY’S CLAIM#and mary saying ‘and you…queen elizabeth’#this matters so much#although mary did not show much affection for elizabeth during her reign#she made it known that she wanted elizabeth to follow her as queen#because she believed in this act of succession#and because elizabeth was her sister#but this scene is so important because it emphasises the fact that these 2 are sisters first#even though they were born to rivals and really born to be enemies#they were sisters first#and despite everything mary firmly views elizabeth as *her sister*#not as anne boleyn’s daughter#this is the mary and elizabeth that i live for#sisters who love each other#consorts in both realm and tomb in hope of one resurrection#i’m crying
How the show should have ended.
meanwhile monica and chandler got a divorce and chandler ends up with rachel. ross died. joey kills paul rudd to be with phoebe.
This is actually hilarious to me because this is almost exactly how I explained the HIMYM finale to my mom, who has never seen the show.
favorite episode revolving around sawyer and kate
● asked by jess
did I ever tell you I used to read the welsh version of harry potter as a kid
"hogwarts’ fast train"
with such loveable characters as
and of course who could forget the four houses
and possibly the most dignified
favourite films: Newsies (1992)
"Well, that’s the first thing you gotta learn - headlines don’t sell papes. Newsies sell papes."