For me, this was the most powerful image in Still. This is the part that gave me the most chills and brought on the biggest onslaught of tears. Just before a commercial break, Kate has told Rick that she loves him. She’s bared her soul and finally communicated her true feelings. And now she’s alone. About to die. Seemingly helpless to do anything to stop it from happening. It seems, to her, that this is it; this is her last stand. Her head is bowed, her posture is defeated, her tears are real (okay, you can’t see the tears in this screencap, but you could in the ones just before it, so I’m making the not-so-giant leap of faith that they are still rolling down her cheeks). This is one hell of a powerful moment. The cinematography is perfection. Stana’s portrayal is perfection. This episode is perfection.
#literally rewatched this about a hundred times over the last few hours #LOOK AT HOW FUCKING PROUD SHE IS OF HIM #because this is right after gates says she’s never seen a man willing to do that and how he deserves being able to have non-hidden kisses #and she just says she agrees and then looks at him with this BRILLIANT smile #like she’s so proud of him; so proud of THEM #because this big goofy idiot just risked his life to be with her because he wouldn’t give up #because he loves her too fucking much to not try everything at his disposal to save her#and because he absolutely will not let her die alone #and he’s still clearly riding on the high of being alive and her being there with him #you can tell it doesn’t phase him at all #because castle is the kind of guy who doesn’t doubt his judgment and he will never quit on you no matter what #when he loves you he will go to the ends of the earth to keep you safe and with him #so he just shrugs because there was never a doubt for him that he’d be with her as that last minute counted down#there was never any question or hesitation on his behalf #he’s not proud of himself like she’s proud of him he’s just…happy he gets the girl #but it will never stop affecting beckett #his love and dedication and stubbornness when it comes to her will always get to her #like a punch to the gut it just takes her breath away#because she’s been so used to being the martyr; the independent self-sacrificer#and she still has the urge to be those things but he won’t let her #won’t let her drown in herself or give up or take an unnecessary blow #and even after everything i think it still sometimes knocks the wind out of her how clearly he loves her #and she’s thrilled with it; wrapped up in it #so happy to live in moments like these where she can see so clearly that he’s hers and she’s his and this was always meant to be #i just #THIS SHOW IS EMOTIONALLY SCARRING [x]
024 - “How are you?”
Ugh this show and the parallels. I can’t even.
I’m sick and tired of the parallels on Castle said no one ever.
Can I make this my wallpaper??? Andrew W Marlowe et al are… words fail me!
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I just realized that 42 seconds into 4:23 pm on August 4, 2015, that will be the only moment in our lifetime where the date is all of The Numbers from Lost in order: 4/8/15, 16:23:42