together and apart: one of the many fascinating things about a scandal in belgravia is the “choreography” between irene adler and sherlock holmes. in all their scenes, they are engaged in a dance — stepping forward, pulling back, going past, turning, following, encircling — locked in each other’s orbit, yet refusing to be bogged down by gravity. it’s an indication of what they are (mirrors), what they could be (partners), and what they can never have (constancy).

ohsskye:

S.H.I.E.L.D was founded on the belief that, whether it was one man or all mankind, that they’re worth saving.

HYDRA was founded on the belief that humanity could not be trusted with its own freedom.

  • me: that scene was so painful
  • me: that scene made me actually physically cry
  • me: that scene was emotionally scarring
  • me:
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  • me: better rewatch it 800 times