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Originally posted on my tumblr. Go here for more essays about Destiel and here for more about Dean’s sexuality

Longer title: Destiel: why I ship them, why they’re clearly a couple and why Dean is bisexual

Warning: this essay could contain spoilers from season 1 to season 7, episode 10 (Death’s Door). And spoilers for “Thelma and Louise”.

Dean’s bisexuality

For those of you who say Destiel (the romantic pairing consisting of Dean and Castiel from the TV show Supernatural) can’t ever be canon or doesn’t make sense because Dean is clearly straight, I ask you to closely watch his interactions with other male characters.

Specifically, off the top of my head, the scene in “Everybody Loves a Clown” (season 2, episode 2) where Sam and Dean give Ash (a fellow hunter) their dad’s research on demons and the like. Look at the looks Dean gives Ash, his general behavior in the scene. That’s only one instant where he has some connection with another guy. Most of the time, if there’s a scene with Sam, Dean and another male character (excluding Bobby and blood relatives), Dean is the one who’ll connect with the guy. Want an example? I give you “Nightshifter”, (season 2, episode 12), where Ron prefers Dean over Sam; he even says, to Sam, “I don’t like you!”

Want another one? “Bloodlust” (season 2, episode 3) where Dean connects with Gordon (yet another hunter). Want yet another one? “Folsom Prison Blues” (season 2, episode 19) where Dean connects with Tiny, one of the inmates. Now I’m not saying he’s sexually attracted to all of these guys, but there are other instances, like with Doctor Sexy (I’ll get to that in a moment) and Castiel, which make it clear that he is attracted to men.

Then there’s Garth (a hunter) in “Season 7, Time for a Wedding!” (season 7, episode 8 ) who, just before leaving Dean, hugs him. And there’s Dean’s connection with Ranger Rick in “How to Win Friends And Influence Monsters” (season 7, episode 9):

BOBBY: Damn thing’s eating Rick.

DEAN: Man, I liked Rick.

SAM and BOBBY look at DEAN. BOBBY closes his eyes and fires up into the tree. A humanoid creature holding one of RANGER RICK’s arms falls to the ground.

And before that, in the diner, when they’re talking to Ranger Rick for the first time, watch Dean closely: link to clip. See the smile when Rick says “Call me Rick. Ranger Rick”?  And his hands from 0:31 to 0:37? And just as he leaves the table he smiles as he says, “Oh. Excuse us. Well, you, uh… enjoy your lunch… Ranger Rick.” Now my sister just pointed out that I might be reading too much into that, but I say Jensen Ackles is a dedicated actor who puts a lot of thought into his performances.

Then you’ve got the episode “Sex and Violence” (season 4, episode 14) where the siren appears as a man to Dean and all the instances where Sam and Dean are mistaken for a gay couple, like “Bugs” (season 1, episode 8), “Something Wicked” (season 1, episode 18) and “Playthings” (season 2, episode 11).

In “Bugs”, though, Dean goes along with it. So his reactions to being mistaken for gay aren’t always the same. Sometimes he’s fine, sometimes he isn’t. But, as someone said on some blog (I can’t remember which one–I read a lot of different blogs), when he’s mistaken for gay and acts all awkward, it’s probably got more to do with the fact that they think he’s dating his brother than that they think he’s gay. [It might have been in the comments section of this excellent essay analyzing Dean’s bisexuality: “Well, You Are Kind Of Butch”: The Bisexuality Of Dean Winchester.]

In “Something Wicked”, his reaction is more that of surprise that a kid made a comment rather than of anger or embarrassment.

Michael: King or two queens?

Dean: (Asking for a room) Two queens.

Michael (Looks at Sam waiting outside): Yeah, I bet.

Dean: What’d you say?

Michael: Nice car.

And in “Playthings”, we have this exchange after Sam and Dean have been mistaken for a gay couple yet again:

Dean: Of course, the most troubling question is why do these people assume we’re gay?
Sam: Well, you are kind of butch. They probably think you’re overcompensating.

And then Dean has this look on this face. If he was completely straight, there’d be no look, no “forced laugh” as this transcript says.

The next bit of evidence is the one involving Doctor Sexy. it’s been mentioned by plenty of other fans, but I’m still gonna talk about it, because it’s the closest the show has ever come to making Dean’s bisexuality canon. His crush on Doctor Sexy in “Changing Channels” (season 5, episode 8 ) is obvious: stammering and blushing. It’s already been covered in the essay I linked to above. Anyway, his behavior in that scene is not the behavior of a completely straight guy.

So Dean is bisexual, with a preference for women.

Oh, one final thing (because I just have to mention this). In the episode “The End” (season 5, episode 4), Dean travels to the future and has to prove to his future self that he really is Dean. Here’s what he says:

Dean: Rhonda Hurley. We were, uh…19. She made us try on her panties. They were pink. And satiny. And you know what? We kind of liked it.

Oh yeah.

Dean and Castiel are clearly a couple

The first time they met:

Now that Dean’s bisexuality is clear, I wanna get back to proving that Dean and Castiel are totally a couple. Like with Ash, Dean gives Castiel these looks, except between them, the looks last longer and there’s a lot more of them. There’s also more chemistry. There’s a reason the fans call their staring matches “occular intercourse”. (Dean can’t keep his eyes off of Cas: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/12500495823/river-song-stole-the-impala-eastcollins.)

Then there’s the body language.

Oh, the body language. Now listen, I know that what’s canon is them being best friends, as Bobby said in “Hello, Cruel World” (season 7, episode 2).

Bobby: Course. You just lost one of the best friends you ever had, your brother’s in the bell jar, and purgatory’s most wanted are surfing the sewer lines, but you know, yeah, I get it. You’re fine.

And Dean says Castiel is like family to him in “The Man Who Would Be King” (season 6, episode 20), but as this person said in their essay (http://saucery.livejournal.com/14078.html) the only love Dean knows and understands completely is familial love. Because he’s never been in a successful relationship (the closest he came to one was with a women called Cassie (“Route 666”, season 1, episode 13)–hey, isn’t Castiel’s nickname Cas/Cass?), he doesn’t know how to express this kind of love. By calling Castiel family, he’s telling him how much he cares about him, how much he loves him, that he would die for him, because short of actually saying all that, it’s the only way he has of letting him know this.

Besides, best friends would be comfortable saying “I love you” to each other, but they don’t. In fact, their entire relationship is based on body language and looks, not words. And don’t give me that “angels don’t get personal space”, because, like castielsmitesyou said:

You know all those people that say Castiel stares at and stands so close to Dean because he’s an angel so he doesn’t understand why it’s inappropriate? Well, isn’t it funny how no other angels do that? Isn’t it also funny how Castiel doesn’t do it with Sam, Bobby or anybody else besides Dean? Yeah, I know, right? Funny that.

(source: http://castielsmitesyou.tumblr.com/post/5774816437/you-know-all-those-people-that-say-castiel-stares-at)

For an example of this, just pick an episode with Castiel. Pretty much any episode will include him standing close to Dean. If you’re too lazy, this pretty much sums it up: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/12548930908/standing-arm-to-arm-is-their-version-of-handholding-in.

I’m not done though. I also have fanmade videos to illustrate my point:

(they’re the two most beautiful ones I’ve seen) and I have all these moments as proof.

In the episode “Two Minutes To Midnight” (season 5, episode 21) Castiel is in the hospital (a banishing spell has weakened him) calls Dean. Why Dean? Maybe it’s the only number he knew by heart, maybe it’s because of his “profound bond” (“The Third Man”, season 6, episode 3) with Dean, huh?

source: http://fuckyeahsupernatural.tumblr.com/post/584202560/yourenotgonnapokeherwithastick

The episodes “Free To Be You and Me” (season 5, episode 3) and “The End” (season 5, episode 4) gives us quite a few Destiel moments. In “Free To Be You And Me”, on what might be Dean and Castiel’s last night on Earth, Dean gives us this gem:

Dean: There are two things I know for certain. One: Bert and Ernie are gay; two: you are not gonna die a virgin, not on my watch.

Do I even need to make a comment about this? But, this isn’t the only reference we get to two fictional characters who are supposed to be best friends yet are considered gay by viewers or have shared a kiss. I’m talking about this quote:

Dean: So, what — I’m Thelma and you’re Louise, and we’re just gonna hold hands and sail off this cliff together?

At the end of the movie, just before sailing of the cliff, they kiss. On the mouth.

So really… Dean is straight? And NOT in love with Castiel? But, I’m not done.

Now you know Castiel is an angel; so he’s been alive longer than humans have existed. Dean, a simple human, must mean a lot to him if in the episode “The End” (season 5, episode 4) he stayed on Earth while all the others angels left. You could say he “fell from grace.” And he did it for Dean.

I can think of another angel, on another show, who fell from grace for a human—Leo for Piper on Charmed. And his love for her was not “You’re the closest I have to family.” It was “I want to marry you.”

Huh? How about that? But I’m still not done. Far from it.

Also in “The End”, when Dean finds out that 2014!Dean is going to use his friends as a diversion, he says:

Dean: You mean you’re gonna feed your friends into a meat grinder? Cas, too? You want to use their deaths as a diversion?

Notice Cas is not counted as a friend, because he’s not. He’s more than that.

As the episode “The End” is chock-full of Destiel moments, and I can’t list them all, I ask you to read this post providing an in-depth analysis of Dean and Castiel’s relationship in that alternate future: http://saltfree.tumblr.com/post/4516827366/favorite-dean-cas-scenes-the-end.

And here we have Dean saving Castiel: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13790950785. Earlier in the episode (“Heaven and Hell”, season 4, episode 10), Dean called Castiel and Uriel “some heartless sons of bitches.” And yet, the moment Cas is in danger, Dean doesn’t hesitate to pick up a crowbar and hit Alastair over the head with it. (Sure, Alastair is the demon who torture Dean in Hell; but would he have done the same for Uriel? I doubt it.)

This post shows a lot of little moments that prove that Castiel loves and is in love with Dean: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/9653498144/castielsmitesyou-jesusfoodsex. My favorite out of those has to be from “Family Matters” (season 6, episode 7):

Dean: Well you better tear the attic up. Find something to help Sam.
Castiel: Of course. Your problems always come first. I’ll be in touch.

As you can see, Castiel would do anything for Dean. In fact, that’s what he does. He rebels against Heaven, kills his own brothers, drops everything he’s doing whenever Dean needs help. The episodes “The Man Who Would Be King” (season 6, episode 20), “Let It Bleed” (season 6, episode 21) and “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (season 6, episode 22) have the best examples of Destiel.

From episode 20:

Castiel: It sounds so simple when you say it like that. Where were you when I needed to hear it?

Dean: I was there. Where were you?

From episode 21:

Castiel: Dean, I do everything that you ask. I always come when you call. And I am your friend. Still, despite your lack of faith in me and now your threats, I just saved you yet again. Has anyone other than your closest kin ever done more for you? All I ask is this one thing.

From episode 22 (the souls from Purgatory are all inside Castiel; he’s basically a ticking bomb):

Dean: Listen to me. Listen, I know there’s a lot of bad water under the bridge, but we were family once. I’d have died for you. I almost did a few times. So if that means anything to you… Please. I’ve lost Lisa, I’ve lost Ben, and now I’ve lost Sam. Don’t make me lose you too. You don’t need this kind of juice anymore, Cas. Get rid of it before it kills us all.

This: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13628605755/raspberrybeanie-whatsername500.

It says it all. I mean Castiel’s lip quivering ever so slightly when Dean says they’re done? That sounds like someone breaking up with their boy- or girlfriend.

Then we have Dean grieving Castiel’s death while singing to Air Supply’s “All Out Of Love”: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13627005448/the-singing-in-the-car-scene-destiel-or.

Why would Sam say sorry for the song? Sorry because he knows Dean doesn’t like that kind of music? No. He says it in a pretty serious way, like “Sorry, I know this song reminds you of your dead boyfriend.” Video proof? But of course: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjvu8gf3tCs.

At 0:40, that is not a look of “Really? That shitty music?” It’s a look of hurt. And I wonder why Swayze movies get a pass? Maybe because Dean has a big gay crush on him.

They get jealous when the other kisses someone else. When Dean kisses Anna in “Heaven and Hell” (season 4, episode 10), Castiel clearly doesn’t like it. When Castiel kisses Meg in “Caged Heat” (season 6, episode 10), Dean clearly doesn’t like it.

Castiel worries about Dean. In “Mommy Dearest” (season 6, episode 19), when Eve bites Dean, Castiel shouts out his name. Not Bobby, not Sam: Castiel. And none of them knew about Dean’s plan. They all had good reason to be worried about shout out his name. But Castiel is the only one who does, because he’s never truly let Dean know how he feels and he could die without knowing that. (gif: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/12501509256/sweetlikethesixties-dean)

Dean is Castiel’s widow: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/11596723739/itsfuuh-guy-norman-bee-talks-about-dean-keeping.

After Castiel’s apparent death (no one stays dead, plus Misha Collins will be back in episode 17; sure, he might not be playing Castiel, but he could be. We don’t know yet), his trenchcoat floats to the side of the lake and Dean fishes it out, folds it up and keeps it in the trunk of his car. It’s still there in “The Mentalists” (season 7, episode 7), at the end. Folding the trenchcoat is canonically a reference to the flags for soldiers who’ve died. And who keeps the flag? The widows.

Dean is Castiel’s widow!

“Slash Fiction” (season 7, episode 6): http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13706346684/hellosweetease-the-look-on-deans-face. Oh yeah, the leviathan knows ALL about Cas and Dean’s relationship. Hell yeah.

Bickering like a married couple: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13402977440.

Flirty moments: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13445939076 and http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/12472153150

Dean cares about Castiel: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/13249642706/libraryghost-do-you-see-how-immediate-deans

More little moments where Cas clearly cares about and loves Dean: http://destiel-destiny.tumblr.com/post/12942131770/castielsmitesyou-i-was-never-really-insane

An awesome essay that nearly brought me to tears (beautifully written and so, so accurate): http://putmedownpunk.tumblr.com/post/13206080907/confessions-of-a-post-war-destiel-shipper-pt-1

I’d just like to end with this quote from “Lovers Walk” (season 3, episode 8 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer):

Spike: You’re not friends. You’ll never be friends. You’ll be in love ’til it kills you both. You’ll fight, and you’ll shag, and you’ll hate each other ’til it makes you quiver, but you’ll never be friends. Love isn’t brains, children, it’s blood — blood screaming inside you to work its will. I may be love’s bitch, but at least I’m man enough to admit it.

Why I ship them

I ship Destiel because their love is so tragic and epic and I cared enough to write this essay. I’ve never even done this for Buffy, and that show is my life. It’s the foundation of my writing career (I’m working on my second novel right now) and it has inspired me in so many ways.

Yet the first essay I write about fictional characters is for Supernatural, not Buffy.

I think that says a lot about how brilliant Cas and Dean’s relationship is, how well it’s written and acted by Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins.

EDITED TO ADD: I got my quotes from the transcripts over at the Supernatural Wiki and I LOVE destiel-destiny for all their gifs and songs and analyses.

Thursday 3rd November 2011, 11 pm

Link explaining madness: http://letthewordsflow.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/nanowrimo-live-blog-tomorrow/

What’s that? You’re too lazy to click? Fine.

This event involves blogging throughout the day of Friday the 4th of November 2011 while writing for your NaNoWriMo novel. You give yourself a goal for the day, mine is 2777 (so I can hit 4000 words), and you try to reach it. So far ten people have joined, including me. One of them is my writer friend Jessica, who’s in Australia and started doing this madness 8 hours ago: you can read her live blog post here.

NaNoWriMo account: http://nanowrimo.org/en/participants/midnight-adrenaline/

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Friday 4th November 2011

12.10 am: I’ve written 11 words, but as I haven’t even finished my homework, that’s all for now.

Word count: 11/2777

NaNoWriMo total: 1234

6.45 am: Wake up. Snooze.

7 am: Get on computer with intention of writing and blogging.

7.04 am: Realize that’s not happening–I have to leave at 7.30 and I still have to get dressed and eat breakfast. *goes back to reading blogs of other writers doing this live blogging thing*

7.06 am: Decide that the moment I get home, I’ll leave comments on everyone’s blogs and answer to the comments on my post. And get some writing done.

7.17 am: While finishing breakfast, radio talks about weather. The area I live in is on orange alert because of all of the rain. Decide I can get some writing done in philosophy class (all French high school seniors have this class).

7.22 am: Woah, the rain and wind is really picking up… And I should get off the computer now.

8.20 am: In philosophy class. Got maybe a hundred words written in my special NaNoWriMo notebook.

10.18 am: In school library on computer. Going to type up what I wrote, write more then email the whole thing to myself.

Word count: 135/2777

NaNoWriMo total: 1358

11.08 am: Decide to stop writing. Library will be closing at half past anyway and the notes I need to continue writing are at home. (That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it.)

Word count: 440/2777

NaNoWriMo total: 1663

3.29 pm: Finally home and on laptop. Need to get ready for awesome writing session. And convince siblings to leave me alone–and resist temptation to watch Supernatural/Glee episode(s) with them.

3.32 pm: *is wearing comfy clothes* Now I need food.

3.45 pm: Got a sandwich. I told my sister I’d watch Supernatural when I reach 1000 words. Here I go.

4.04 pm: Contemplate downloading the new Florence and the Machine album. Scold self and get back to writing.

5.26 pm: Before you give me that look, you know the look, I did not in fact waste time on that spreadsheet. It will come in handy during big fight of novel. Now, Supernatural. (I KNOW! Don’t give me that look…)

Word count: 592/2777

NaNoWriMo: 1815

9.44 pm: Cake in the oven and Supernatural will be watched while consuming said cake. Until then, commenting on blogs and writing. Also, I caved and bought the album.  Florence is a genius!

10.07 pm: Still commenting on blogs… *sigh* I think being dead-tired isn’t helping. A zombie would be more efficient at writing a novel right now.

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Sunday 6th November 2011, 2.17 pm

So… You’re probably wondering what the hell happened? This happened between Friday 10 pm and now:

  • I was tired
  • I watched Supernatural
  • I ate food
  • I watched The Big Bang Theory
  • I slept
  • Or at least I tried. The mice inside the walls kept scratching and thus woke me up after only 3 and a half hours of sleep
  • I watched more Supernatural
  • I rewatched The Princess Diaries
  • I had more food
  • I slept
  • But the mice inside walls once again disrupted my sleep

And now I’ve eaten breakfast/lunch/whatever you want to call it and I have homework to do, the X Factor to catch up (bad TV reception last night) and the last two episodes of season 6 of Supernatural to watch. And Misfits is on tonight at 11 pm.

I CAN do this.

Movies I’ve seen (bold=loved it)

  • Bangkok Dangerous
  • Thor
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • X-Men: First Class: Go watch it now. This is my favorite of the 11 movies I’ve seen recently. It’s brilliant.
  • The Smurfs
  • Hanna
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic
  • Bad Teacher
  • Quadrophenia
  • Super 8
  • Megamind

NaNoWriMo (link if you’ve somehow never heard of this)

In other news, I’m doing NaNoWriMo for the 3rd time. And being a NaNo rebel again. My personal goal is 30 000 words (= the amount I think I need to finish the Big Damn Novel).

That would bring my novel to approx. 90 000 words.

As this is the 3rd day of NaNo, I should have 3000 words; I only have 1223.

Total word count is:

And tomorrow, I’m doing this crazy thing: http://letthewordsflow.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/nanowrimo-live-blog-tomorrow/

Movies (favourites in bold):

  • The Chamber
  • Charlotte Gray
  • Too Late to Say Goodbye
  • Mission: Impossible 3
  • Cadillac Records
  • The Most Dangerous Game
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Scott Pilgrim vs The World
  • Unknown
  • The Town
  • Machete
  • Mission Impossible 2
  • Tamara Drewe
  • Layer Cake
  • I am Number Four
  • Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • The Green Mile: I HIGHLY recommend it
  • Ghost
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • Diva
  • Battle Royale 2: Requiem
  • It
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Thing
  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • Planet 51
  • Sucker Punch
  • Tangled
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • Hellboy
  • Big Fish
  • Beetlejuice
  • Scream 4
  • Black Swan
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Beaches
  • Intolerable Cruelty
  • Bandidas
  • Jumper
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides
  • My Sassy Girl
  • Largo Winch 2

Books:

Rant by Chuck Palahniuk: Loved it.

Writing progress:

Almost non-existent.

Movies I’m looking forward to seeing (in no particular order):

  •  The Avengers
  • Real Steel
  • Thor
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • The Hangover part II
  • Jane Eyre
  • Hanna
  • Super 8
  • The Help
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Fright NIght
  • Spy Kids 4
  • Dirty Girl
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Immortals
  • Sherlock Holmes 2
  • Mission Impossible 4
  • Underworld: Awakening
  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
  • X-Men: First Class
  • The Hunger Games
  • American Reunion
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Men in Black III
  • Snow White and the Huntsman
  • Sleeping Beauty (with Emily Browning)
  • The Bourne Legacy
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Expendables 2
  • Resident Evil: Retribution
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • World War Z
  • Django Unchained
  • Dark Shadows

Many times before, my sister and I have fought each other on the trampoline. It has netting all around, so it’s fairly safe, and we don’t hit in the face, so the injuries are just bruises and scrapes on our knees from the trampoline.

But today, mere moments ago, in fact, we had a curious incident. It’s okay if you laugh.

My sister flipped me and I fell onto the netting; my sister fell on me. And then we fell off the trampoline. Luckily the netting cushioned our fall, but let me tell you, that is still damn scary. We were stuck on the ground with the netting all around us and prickly plants threatening to scratch us. Which they did because now my foot is all itchy.

I considered calling for help, but everyone was inside.

Eventually I grabbed hold of the edge of the trampoline and I pulled myself back on. Then I pulled my sister back on. My sister said if I was going to tell our dad, she wanted me to wait for her to be hidden in her room. I said he wouldn’t be angry; the trampoline’s net has been falling apart for the past year. Besides, there’s no hole in it.

So we went back inside and I waited for her to be upstairs before telling our dad.

Who didn’t react.

Then I went to the lounge to tell my mom. My sister quickly joined us in the lounge. And at first my mom seemed angry… But then I demonstrated how we were stuck: on the ground with our legs in the air.

And she burst into laughter.

Uncontrollable laughter.

So my sister and I started laughing. Gaining control, I mentioned the time my sister almost went flying over the net of the trampoline.

And my sister, having just drank some water, did a spit-take, spraying water all over the floor.

True story.

Additional things:

  • I have dirt on my left wrist
  • And on my tank top
  • I had bits of leaves or plant or something in my hair
  • My foot is REALLY itchy
  • *wants to scratch foot*

What the trampoline looks like now:

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to take care of my sore, red, itchy foot and then I desperately need a shower.

All was well.

EDITED: I remembered that I’d seen another movie.

Last book I finished reading: Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? by Louise Rennison. It was okay, although Georgia, the main character, is so stupid that she’s unable to realize which guy she really likes…

Writing Progress

The Way Wars Are Won

Word count: 61 966

Excerpt:

Maeve never thought she’d miss the sensation of blushing—cheeks burning, like a fire beneath her skin, heart pounding, head dizzy. She closed her eyes. “But I miss being human.” William’s hand still touched her cheek, and his right arm was still wrapped about her waist. If she were human, her body would react in so many different ways to his touch. “You’re wrong about things feeling better. I felt more when I was human.”

Kenna’s Choice

Ideas for new, improved plot. Might add a POV. Will be awesome. Too lazy to start working on it though, because I’d have to go through every chapter and write a mini-summary for the Plotting Spreadsheet. Argh!

Word count is same. No excerpt.

Movies (as per usual, bold=better than the others)

Webs

Bienvenue Chez Les Ch’tis

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

Vampire Bats

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Day of the Dead

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2: Wow… I laughed, I cried, I felt nauseous (because of the tension). Maybe on second viewing I’ll find plenty of things wrong with it, but, having seen it just once, I’m 98% happy with it. The 2% mainly stems from the epilogue. It was way too short to my liking. The Battle of Hogwarts was very epic.

Whip It

Satan’s School for Girls

The Usual Suspects: Amazingly, the twist wasn’t spoiled for me. (If you know me, this is quite an achievement–I’ll usually spoil it myself…)