oh man this makes me have feelings, they wrote this scene, and his speech here, to have him talk the way people talk about meeting the love of their life, remembering tiny details,marking that day as a line before and after, his life before meeting Felicity, and his life after meeting felicity, this must be what it’s like to have the writers ship a pairing as much as you ship it, viaa rashaka
"I think their relationship’s really evolved. I love scenes where it’s about two women who are not against each other, not trying to tear each other down. This is about Skye really proving herself to May, and now May sees her potential as a very good S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. And I love the dynamic of being her mentor, and guiding her so that she can perhaps not just instill some of her own personal skills to Skye and her philosophies, but she can also just develop more of that friendship. I don’t think May is very good about making friends, and then this sense of being a mentor, I think she’s more comfortable with.” (Ming-Na Wen)
The darkest minds and Never fade rereading; fav moments.
He looked wild with pain; it pinned me in place, even before what he had said registered in my mind.
“I know it’s wrong; I know it down to my damn bones. And I feel like I’m sick. I’m trying to be a good person, but I can’t. I can’t do it anymore.”
What is this? The look of open pain on his face was too much to process. My mind couldn’t work fast enough. My hands fisted in the pockets of my coat. I felt myself backing away toward the door, trying to escape that look, trying to stop my own heart from tearing out of my chest. He’s confused. Explain it to him. He’s only confused.
“Look at me.”
You’re all I have left in this world, and you’ve lost everything too. But you still have a father.
Diggle takes to Oliver almost like a little brother that he wants to save. That relationship kind of connects us to the relationship he had with Andy, the brother he couldn’t save. - David Ramsey (x)