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And then, almost inevitably, they’ll push the two back together with nary a thought of what came before, pat themselves on the back for a well written relationship and sit back, expecting the accolades from shippers to come in.
And you know what, I will probably enjoy it in the moment as my emotions soar with the scene unfolding in front of me, with the sound-track, with the writing (if it is Jane Espenson ), and/or with the acting (mainly from Bobby Carlyle, but both). But there will probably be a very unpleasant after-taste, as I reflect and think-on, and feel-on, on what we are suppose to swallow, when viewed as a whole.
You won’t be the only one. I think most of the shipper fandom will eat it up because when we’re in the moment, logic falls by the wayside. A and E are….smartly manipulative. There’s a whole lot they don’t understand–culturally, socially, interapersonally, and narratively–but they do know how to make audiences sing their praises for brief respites.