Ellie is so amazing I can not stand it. She is upset that she can’t play video games, she collects comic books as you travel, she quotes the catchphrases from those comics AND she is upset that she doesn’t have room in her backpack to take ALL THE BOOKS with her?
Seriously, talk about heartbreaking. They break up due to the stresses of day to day life with a plant!zombie invasion, with the break being due to disagreements about how to survive, and then just as Bill starts reflecting on their time together and how Frank was the only person he really cared about, he finds Frank’s body and his goodbye note that literally states that he hates Bill after all the fighting they had and all that but like from how he keeps circling back to their time together it makes it clear that had meant everything to him and just… shit. SHIT.
Holy fuck I mean I knew Ellie is queer, but shit the survivalist dude Bill is also canon queer, right? Like the shit with Bill and Frank felt really obvious and then Ellie announced she stole a dirty mag from him and it’s a bear magazine and just…. fuck, yessss.
Also I am really fascinated by how the creators of this game went with an opposite survival model for people than you see in almost every apocalypse type scenario, and I really appreciate that. In that these sorts of movies and games and the like always have a basic underlying premise that the safest place to be living is a rural area, and that the most dangerous is in a city. Yet here the people who overwhelmingly survived were those who made it to the quarantine zones in the major cities which had military protection, while the towns were overrun and people failed to make it to the cities in time.
I just wish there was more of an explanation of how the fuck Joel got to Boston from Texas when the infection hit, because if most people never had time to leave their towns, period, how the fuck were you in Austin when all this shit started, and yet in Boston once the game starts 20 years later?
I mean I am sure they are going to explain it at some point, but just… yeah.
In other news I keep dying while playing The Last of Us and have to keep doing the same thing over and over and over and just UGH
Also this game is making me sad with things like parking lots full of evacuation buses that never left. Like holy crap, that is bleak.
Anonymous said: do you think Crystal is gonna cover both the first arc and the Black Moon arc? they're following the manga pretty closely so far, and I'm really scared they're gonna try to squeeze in both arcs this season. I want all 26 eps to be Dark Kingdom stuff. what's your opinion?
Personally anon, I really really want crystal to pad things out a bit and spend all 26 episodes on the first arc, rather than compress things and cram two arcs in.
My real hope, and I feel it is likely still given what little we have seen, is for the show to delve more into what happened in the Silver Millennium, and use that as well as some of the stories from the Sailor V manga to fill more episodes.
I actually was having a conversation with a friend about this the other day, and she felt very strongly that the show is going to compress stuff and do both arcs, and we both had to agree that honestly, we will know when we know and this is a pointless conversation to have right now. Right now there is too little info to have accurate speculations.
I do feel though that tomorrow’s episode is going to be major for telling us how much the show is going to diverge from the manga in the future. In that Jadeite is either going to live (the show is in some ways directly diverging from the manga) or die (it is a more direct manga adaptation).