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Reblogged from accioharo  53 notes

accioharo:

liebeliebe:

tojikomoru:

Can we just talk about this like,
I know how some people could ship Inaho and Asseylum but then there’s this beautiful creature named Slaine Troyard.
He took beatings, suffered, and watched her “die” in front of him.
(I say “die” because no one really knows)
But anyway, Slaine went literally everywhere and risked his life countless times.
And it’s true, Inaho saved her life. But he really didn’t have any other choice. He needed her Aldnoah to keep everyone alive.
But, Slaine didn’t have to risk his life 3748754 times to see Asseylum. He chose to put himself out, betray his entire race to go see his fucking lover. *flips tables*
And then my friend sends me this:

“Aldnoah’s final episode isn’t my fault. In my original scenario, Inaho and Asseylum became lovers before Asseylum was taken away by Slaine. And let me say this ahead of time, if someone dies in Psycho-Pass 2, it’s Ubukata Tow’s fault and not mine!”
Urobuchi Gen (source)

And I’m just like here like, fuck yourself. BECAUSE NO ONE ACKNOWLEDGES WHAT SLAINE DID AND GOD DAMN IT SLAINE IS A BEAUTIFUL MAN AND DESERVES HIS WOMAN.
*heavy breathing*

SLAINE X ASSEYLUM WILL LIVE ON.

So Asseylum is some sort of prize to be won by the man who “deserves” her the most? Um wow fucking gross. You can ship whatever you want, but the second your justification is “LOOK AT ALL THE THINGS HE DID FOR HER, HE DESERVES HER”, you are treating her like she’s less than him, like she’s an object, a possession, and that is really messed up.

Ugh wow okay yeah. This is one of my least favorite, if not absolute least favorite, things about this fandom.

There’s so little genuine affection, interest, and concern for Asselyum on her own. Her worth in this fandom seems to be connected to Slaine, and it’s upsetting. If I didn’t think that before, the reactions to this episode secured it. So little grief over Asselyum herself in the fandom. And yeah, I definitely don’t think she’s dead but I don’t think that Inaho is dead either and there’s tons of RIP Inaho stuff (although there’s also a lot of bashing »). 

Asselyum is a really great character, but you don’t see people talking about her growth, her reactions to having her ideals challenged, etc. It’s just—- Slaine and sometimes stuff about her relevance to the plot. 

I like Slaine/Asselyum because it hits a lot of my pings. ‘The lady and her knight’ trope but with the lady as a powerful political figure. Childhood friends! Seemingly each other’s best friends really. They look good together! It’s romantic. I was really looking forward to their reunion and yeah part of that was ‘so Slaine could finally catch a break and rest his weary heart’, but Asselyum would certainly not at all owe him anything romantic during said reunion (and frankly Slaine would not be expecting that of her). 

Continuing onward, ‘Inaho only cared about Asselyum because of her aldnoah power’ is so, so wrong. And this is a POINT OF CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT MADE CLEAR IN THE SERIES. At first he treats her like a bit of a tool for that and politics, yes, but by the end it’s made explicitly clear that she has grown to be something entirely different to him. 

No one cares about what Slaine has done to protect her makes it sound like fandom doesn’t (obviously untrue), and that people in the series don’t. No, they don’t know what he’s done. Of course Asselyum, if she knew, would be grateful, touched, and would probably feel extremely guilty. She cares deeply about Slaine. I’ve actually seen more than one post getting on Asselyum’s case for ‘ignoring’ Slaine in favor of Inaho. Come on. First of all, Inaho was gravely injured, and secondly she didn’t even realize Slaine was there to ignore.

(That being said Urobuchi’s quote if anything seems to make it more certain that they’re alive. Unless they threw out EVERYTHING from his outline of the second season, which seems really out there, obviously they’re too tied into the plot of S2 to be removed.) 

It’s pretty typical for fandoms to treat female characters like this and it makes me sick. I personally don’t ship Asseylum with Inaho or Slaine (I’m over in my stupid corner shipping her with Rayet for no real reason, don’t mind me), but I really don’t care what you ship so long as you aren’t gross about it. You can love someone and bend over backwards for them like Slaine did, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to have your feelings reciprocated. Asseylum isn’t some horrible monster for not reciprocating his feelings (since we have no evidence whatsoever that she does, she never really acts like it. If anything she has a crush on Inaho and tbh I don’t like them together at all but I acknowledge that’s what the show was doing). She’s allowed to have her own damn feelings. It’s also worth noting that she was there with Inaho for the duration of the show. Slaine wasn’t with her. Not only does she have no fucking clue what Slaine was doing for her to even have any reason to feel pressured to fall in love with him, but she also had no opportunity to grow emotionally closer to him that whole time, while she did have that opportunity with Inaho.

Honestly I hope they are both dead. Not because I dislike either of them (though I don’t really like Inaho much honestly, but I adore Asseylum, she’s my favorite), but because holy shit when does a show have the balls to kill off two of its major characters like that. Not very often, and I think the show could go in some pretty interesting directions with both of them out of the picture. But at the very least Inaho is probably alive somehow. Ugh.

Reblogged from evil-muffins  53 notes

tojikomoru:

Can we just talk about this like,
I know how some people could ship Inaho and Asseylum but then there’s this beautiful creature named Slaine Troyard.
He took beatings, suffered, and watched her “die” in front of him.
(I say “die” because no one really knows)
But anyway, Slaine went literally everywhere and risked his life countless times.
And it’s true, Inaho saved her life. But he really didn’t have any other choice. He needed her Aldnoah to keep everyone alive.
But, Slaine didn’t have to risk his life 3748754 times to see Asseylum. He chose to put himself out, betray his entire race to go see his fucking lover. *flips tables*
And then my friend sends me this:

“Aldnoah’s final episode isn’t my fault. In my original scenario, Inaho and Asseylum became lovers before Asseylum was taken away by Slaine. And let me say this ahead of time, if someone dies in Psycho-Pass 2, it’s Ubukata Tow’s fault and not mine!”
Urobuchi Gen (source)

And I’m just like here like, fuck yourself. BECAUSE NO ONE ACKNOWLEDGES WHAT SLAINE DID AND GOD DAMN IT SLAINE IS A BEAUTIFUL MAN AND DESERVES HIS WOMAN.
*heavy breathing*

SLAINE X ASSEYLUM WILL LIVE ON.

So Asseylum is some sort of prize to be won by the man who “deserves” her the most? Um wow fucking gross. You can ship whatever you want, but the second your justification is “LOOK AT ALL THE THINGS HE DID FOR HER, HE DESERVES HER”, you are treating her like she’s less than him, like she’s an object, a possession, and that is really messed up.