Okay, um, perhaps I had low expectations due to the ridiculousness of the plot-line but uh, that was actually kinda awesome. It was ridiculous, but they covered themselves a little bit, (there was continuity, and humanitarian mission and Steve had been there before) and it was entertaining enough to distract me from the rest.
I cannot tell you how many times I wrote 'DANNY IS WORRIED' when I was taking notes as I watched. Like 6 times because OMG he was so worried for his Steve. So worried. He called his Sat phone TWENTY TIMES. He looked so CONCERNED. "Is he alive?' His voice! So heart-broken. I just can't anymore.
"I'll think about you the whole time." <3<3 - that scene was just ... I give up.
He actually told Danny. I was so thinking he was just going to disappear. You're learning, Steve.
Steve all being smart of foreign language speaking. Guh.
Oh, Jenna, honey. That was never going to end well. I liked the story about her fiance proposing to her though - they sold you on her feelings for him and really made you care. Nicely played show.
This did my slight Steve/Jenna thing no favours. I mean, I don't even know if I 'ship them ship them, but their relationship fascinated me. She knew how to get him there, and of course he went because he's Steve. And Steve reminded her of fiance' and oh ...
She fucking dug a pin out of Josh' knee. Hard damn core. Jenna <3
Alex and Larisa played those scenes damn well. Damn well.
Steve lifting himself up to unlock himself was ridiculously awesome. And hot.
The ending was kinda awesome, and even didn't mind the Steve/Lori hug ... that much. Also, Alex, Alex you should not look that fucking pretty all covered in blood, but you do. Oh that smile in the helicopter just killed me dead. Completely dead.
CHIN <3 - there better not be wedding drama, like Malia goes missing or is kidnapped ... but look what show I'm talking to. I demand a wedding episode though. With Steve is his dress uniform and dancing. YES.
Geek!Kono ftw. <3
So one bad thing - wtf was up with that Wo Fat storyline? He didn't know what Shelburn was? I mean ... huh? I expected that plot to move more than it did. It was odd.
Also, 'your father must have told you something.' Wow, just add to his Daddy Issues while you torture him Wo Fat - it's okay.
I've seen criticism that Jenna should have had a better ending, and that is fair. I was hoping it would end with her funeral ... or something, but no. Not so much. That did suck. The character deserved better than that. And Kono totally should have been there at the end.
Anyway, this show is ridiculous but I still love it and have all the stupid feelings ... and OMG STEVE. <3
I got my Yuletide assignment and it's awesome. <3 I also, uh may have grabbed a pinch-hit already. In all the spare time I will be having. La la la it will be fiiiine.
Yuletide author: my letter will be in the next post. Sorry for the delay. <3
New job is ... not much like my old job. More responsibility, more expected of me and a lot to learn in a short space of time. I knew I was being thrown in the deep end, and oh I am. I'm enjoying it though. My manager is great and I get to work with some cool people who I've worked with before. In some ways the organisation hasn't changed much but in some ways it has changed massively.Crossposted here ( comments).