[image description: Anne Taintor-style square image of Emily and Nolan from Revenge at a formal party holding matching cosmos and smiling innocently at someone off-screen. Caption: “It’s gonna take you people years to recover from all of the damage.”]
there’s bound to be a ghost
at the back of your closet
no matter where you live
there’ll always be a few things
maybe several things
that you’re gonna find really difficult to forgive
“People have sent in some great questions. … ‘Who do you think Emily should end up with? Aiden, Daniel, or Jack. I think Nolan is Team Jack. I am Team Jack. What do you think?’” (x)
Robe a la francaise ca. 1750’s and coat ca. 1790’s
Looking at these just gave me a bunch of feelings about Emily and Nolan. I miss those guys!
I thought you understood that. I thought we shared that.
Oh my god her face. She KILLED in this scene, I love her so much. She was just so HURT and sad that she has so many feelings about this guy, that she’s been more openly affectionate with him than with almost anyone else even though we can see how out of her comfort zone it is, I feel like you can see her FORCING herself to lean on him, to let him hold her, she has TRIED SO HARD with him EVEN THOUGH HE’S ALREADY ABANDONED HER ONCE and what she gets is “You aren’t good enough and also possibly you aren’t a real person, all that effort you have been putting in, I didn’t even notice.”
I just want her to go be with Nolan. I mean seriously contrast Aiden’s behavior here with Nolan’s in the GIF set I just reblogged. Am I really supposed to want her to be with this guy? (I mean, maybe I’m not. Revenge is inscrutable. Who knows.)
All that matters is that he’s happy.
Anything Emily feels is a-okay and Nolan wants her to know that. He knows she has feelings and he is there for her in a way that is active and caring but respects her boundaries. IN SHARP CONTRAST to Aiden, cf. the GIF set I am about to reblog. Also have you noticed how Nolan does physical contact? Like he will stand very close to Emily (as he did when she was tearing up during the wedding, he had to leap back into place to pronounce them man and wife) or that time, I don’t remember what they were watching but she was sitting in a chair with a laptop or looking at a TV, they were watching something really intense and he was next to her, and she leaned forward and he leaned in a little and put his hand on the arm of the chair that was farther away from him, so he basically had his arm around her without touching her), but he rarely actually touches her and when he does it’s never something that restricts her movements or is demanding. Because she has control issues and HE LOVES AND RESPECTS HER. Again cf. Mr. “I Love Coming Up Behind Emily And Possessively And Proprietarily Drawing Her Into My Arms And Holding Her So She Can’t Move” Aiden.
Revenge cast at Jack and Amanda’s wedding
Revenge S02E13 Union