Posted in Books, Television

R.I.P. It or Ship It: Round 6

For round 6, I picked

Porthos from BBC’s the Musketeers
and
Ronan Lynch from The Raven Cycle

Background
Porthos is not known for his brains. That said, he excels at improvised weaponry and most forms of combat. His sass knows no bounds and he would gladly die for one of his friends, even Athos.

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…probably.

When he’s not drag racing or beating the crap out of his older brother, Ronan Lynch chases alcohol with nightmares. As rebellious as he is, he prefers having friends who tell him what to do. He loves doing favors for people, a fact he disguises with convincing indifference. He loves using insults as a method of seduction.

The Couple
Bust my buttons, this is downright magical.

Two soft-hearted, borderline-alcoholic bruisers whose loyalty outweighs their ever-present rage?

Who share a sense of humor?

And DADDY ISSUES?

AND PRIDE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CULTURES?

French Nationalism
“Hey girl…how do you feel about French nationalism?”

This is downright magical.

Speaking of…

How would Porthos react to Ronan’s magical powers?

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Pictured: magical powers

As we discussed earlier, having a magical boyfriend could result in relational difficulties.

Then again…

Ronan is searching for a dead Welsh king. Porthos makes a living guarding the French king.

Never mind, I’m back on board.

Bar brawl, anyone?

Verdict: SHIP IT

 

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In 2014, tired of my pop culture rants, my mom told me, "You should start a blog!" In 2015, needing a place to gush about the new Star Wars trilogy, I created this site. In 2016, while working an insane schedule at the local bakery, I stopped writing. That same year, I moved to Seattle. Picture every fresh-faced young woman you've ever seen stepping out of a taxi in a movie. That was me...only with a lot more anxiety and shorter hair. Living here has been a trip. I'm not always happy, but I find plenty of stuff to write about. I love to call out, complain, overreact, analyze, and reimagine. This site contains the fruit of that labor.

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