nothingeverlost:

First, let’s establish a time line. Now from canon we can go with the fact that Granny says in Red Handed:

Nearly threescore years ago, I was a child with six older brothers. Big as oak trees, all of them veterans of the Second Ogres War.

So sixty years before the curse the second Ogre War…

immmmaderp:

I am writing another Korra post instead of sleeping like a normal person. I will attempt to keep it concise this time, and have gifs in between because it makes it easier to read. (LOL THIS POST DID NOT END UP CONCISE.)

So, as I previously mentioned, LOK is more plot driven and ATLA is more…

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Can We Stop Ragging on Korra, Please?

toallthadreamers:

One episode has been leaked (admittedly, I haven’t seen it) and already people are flipping out about her being “arrogant”, “privileged” and “elitist”. 

First of all, she’s a teenager. Not only is she a teenager, she’s a teenager who’s been told since the time that she was a tubby little girl that she’s a special snowflake, a diamond in the rough, the savior of the entire world, whatever. She’s gonna be ignorant to the troubles of others. She’s not very spiritual, like Aang was. She doesn’t  have to face the hardships that he does. She doesn’t understand the troubles of the world because she’s never had to know them. Give her a break.

Second of all, don’t you think that maybe she’s portrayed as being the way she is because it’s the first episode of a longer series and she’s probably going to have to do some, oh I dunno, learning along the way to enlightenment? What do you expect? For her to be perfect? As I mentioned above, she’s obviously supposed to be far from perfect. Where Aang excelled in empathy and spirituality, she excels in the physicality of bending. Obviously she’s going to have to learn about the problems of the world, about the inequalities people face every day. She’s the Avatar after all, but it wouldn’t be an interesting show if she just knew everything from the start. 

And don’t you think that by forging friendships with Mako and Bolin, two men who have had to endure the hardships of poverty for as long as they can remember, she might learn a little thing or two about what its like to live without privilege? Once again, Aang was never very egotistical. But that’s the point, isn’t it? Korra is an Avatar in a time of peace. She doesn’t have to save the world. She doesn’t have to learn bending at an accelerated pace. She’s developed an ego. 

This is gonna be a journey for Korra, to find her spirituality, to realize that she has to learn to empathize with other people, to learn that just because she’s one in a million doesn’t mean she has to act like it. 

As for the Equalists, its hard to say what their motives are. Are they a group of well-intentioned people fighting to be recognized as equal when the world favors benders? Or are they extremists who think that the special should be entirely eradicated? Something else? 

This is Mike and Bryan we’re talking about here. They’ve already proven they can provide us with a layered world where nothing is black and white, with well-developed characters who actually learn something on the course of their journey. Real people aren’t perfect. Why would you expect Korra to be? 

Skin Deep thoughts and feelings

boguskudos:

This is very rambly. It goes in order with the episode though, from when Rumpelstiltskin offers Belle the Gaston rose. It’s a lot longer than I thought it would be…

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My heart…It hurts… TT^TT

into-waking-dreams:

From ouat.roneyzone.com, the home of the Once Upon a Time Fan Podcast blog… a great comment that may (or may not) shed more light on who August W. Booth/The Stranger really is and why he’s in Storybrooke. Props to this guy for making the connection! Here is the link to his post mentioned in the comment.

This is another thing I love about OUAT. That things are placed there for a reason and they will help with discovering the bigger part of the plot. Oh gosh, reading these blogs, theories and analyses makes me love this show more and more.

into-waking-dreams:

From ouat.roneyzone.com, the home of the Once Upon a Time Fan Podcast blog… a great comment that may (or may not) shed more light on who August W. Booth/The Stranger really is and why he’s in Storybrooke. Props to this guy for making the connection! Here is the link to his post mentioned in the comment.

This is another thing I love about OUAT. That things are placed there for a reason and they will help with discovering the bigger part of the plot. Oh gosh, reading these blogs, theories and analyses makes me love this show more and more.

jwtroemner:

According to the pilot, the curse worked (pre-Emma) by stopping time. Thus Ashley was 7-8 months pregnant for 28 years straight, etc… and Hansel and Gretel were that age. All of Henry’s life.

Imagine what that must have been like. You move on from kindergarten to first grade to second— your…

Well that was sad… Gosh… Henry…

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Once Upon A Time (Hell Yeah)

hanuueshe:

Well, they knocked another one out of the park.

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Some analyzations…Wow.

"Mr. Hopper was lacking Jiminy’s moral clarity, Katherine was lacking Abigail’s grit. David and MM can’t be together in this world because David lacks James’ honor, and MM lacks Snow’s determination."