Miranda wicker

Yessssss! The jacket and sleeves!

Miranda wicker

While his hair has gotten immensely better since his first appearance, yes, I have always loved him.

Miranda wicker

That smile. That smile GETS ME EVERY TIME. Lenore is definitely a notch above Cassie in terms of commanding the presence which Esther requires, but I'm so ready to see their parents dead. But then having them constantly battle the werewolves and witches wouldn't be interesting for very long either. Gah. It's so hard to know how to make a good villain when their parents are the best. Klaus and Cami forevah!

Miranda wicker

Hey, we're not dealing with the Initiative anymore, so anything is better than that.

Miranda wicker

I think he didn't ask any more questions because he saw the photo and her eyes and didn't recognize her. Given his statements that he thought he was losing his memories of her, I can understand his reluctance to be inundated with information.

Miranda wicker

I definitely saw that Finncent entered the shop right after Elijah left, but she had utmost faith that the witch would cooperate with her. So much faith, in fact, that everything from that point on seemed preplanned. She essentially had to convince Lenore to 1) be beaten up 2) do dark(ish) magic 3) give up possession of her own body to become a host for Esther 4) forget she ever did it. And it's like she knew Lenore couldn't say no. It made the entire scheme seem too well-planned and too omniscient. Somewhere, someone had to have screwed up, you know?

Miranda wicker

You know, you have a valid point. If we saw more consequences for the terrible actions these people commit, we'd have more to talk about besides the love stories. I would LOVE to have more than the love stories be the central issues. I want to see these characters grapple with the decisions they're making, good and bad, and not have it all wrapped up in the trappings of their romantic involvements. Until Shonda gives us that, this is what we have to work with.

Miranda wicker

I also miss Harrison. I have wild Scandal-like conspiracy theories that he isn't actually dead and Shonda is waiting for him to get his personal affairs in order to bring him back to the show. Maybe that's just a pipe dream though.

Miranda wicker

I don't think going their separate ways will be easy, but I think it's necessary at this point. I've long held sympathy for Mellie because Fitz' father did ruin her and poison her marriage. I can't fault her for not telling Fitz what happened because I've never been in the situation where that's happened. I go back and forth with wishing she'd told him sooner and knowing we wouldn't have the drama we have had she done so.

Miranda wicker

I don't read her relationship with Jake as having anything at all to do with getting back at Fitz. Getting back at him for what? She has nothing to get back at him for. Jake is convenient, and maybe he IS a relationship of convenience. But he's more than JUST a booty call. She does care about him, even if that care extends to wanting him to be safe. ETA: She may not care about him in the sense that she wants to marry him and move to Vermont and make jam, but I don't think that's a realistic end for her and Fitz either.