The most heartbreaking line in all of science-fiction-musical fandom.
Oh goodness, this is so beautiful! With remarkable clarity for being in excess of a century old, this photograph perfectly captures the enduring affection between sitters - two impeccably dressed gentlemen, clasping hands tightly as they adopt such an intimate pose before the camera - the charming coynes of one averting his eyes as the other looks up at him with a hint of a smile - whether friends, relatives, or lovers, they truly loved one another, that is certain.
girls fighting evil: the selkie
Selkie women are the ones you can’t keep.
— Theodora Goss.
(she sheds her skin to save a human girl from the demons tearing at her. once she does, though, a demon grabs her seal skin. he takes her to his castle of horrors, where he keeps her as his wife. she misses the sea and dreams of returning. finally, while her demon husband is preparing his latest catch, she finds her seal skin hidden under his pillow. she finds strength in this skin she didn’t have in her delicate human skin and saves his prey with her sharp, small teeth. she slips back into the sea, swearing vengeance on all evilkind.)
Though your heart aches, you’re moving slowly
Hoping time waits for the the lonely
I’m wondering why are you sitting on your own?
Tell me why are you crying all alone?
Disney Princess Films | Mulan (1998)
"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all."