ZERO :: the Fool (annwyd) wrote,
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the pairings meme, day 19.

Day 19 - A pairing you've rooted for since the beginning?



Yeah, so, from the moment I watched "The Warriors of Kyoshi"? I wanted Sokka/Suki. They were a delight to watch together--Sokka being both stupid and clever at the same time, Suki showing him that there's no contradiction between warrior and girl. On top of that, she made him crossdress! I loved them both, and I loved them together, because they were both smart, fierce, funny, and flawed enough to belong with each other.

I liked that even though she was a minor character, Suki got characterization outside of Sokka: she was a leader, she was a little reckless, she was bossy, she was determined. I roll my eyes at the insistence from some corners of fandom that she's "just a vagina" and not a character. She's a minor character, yes, but she has personality. This isn't to say the show handled her perfectly. I think that while her first three episodes were excellent and gave her plenty of personality, her reintroduction and integration into the cast in the third season was lacking, and it disappointed me that she never again really got to show the traits that had marked her as her own character instead of just Sokka's love interest. So yeah, I think the writing on her character fell down a bit there, but I will defend her earlier appearances.

And I'm still happy the pairing happened in the end.

Day 01 - What is your current favorite ship?
Day 02 - What was your very first ship?
Day 03 - A pairing that needs to happen now?
Day 04 - The pairing with the most chemistry?
Day 05 - The pairing with the least chemistry?
Day 06 - The best kiss?
Day 07 - The most heartbreaking scene?
Day 08 - The pairing with the most baggage?
Day 09 - The most believable relationship?
Day 10 - Why aren't these two married in real life?
Day 11 - What is your dream pairing?
Day 12 - Who had the best wedding?
Day 13 - What is your favorite television pairing?
Day 14 - What is your favorite book pairing?
Day 15 - What is your favorite real life pairing?
Day 16 - What is the absolute worst pairing?
Day 17 - A pairing you thought would never work out, but did?
Day 18 - What is the cutest pairing?
Day 19 - A pairing you've rooted for since the beginning?

Day 20 - The "can't stand the sexual tension anymore" pairing?
Day 21 - A pairing you like and no one else understands why?
Day 22 - A pairing you hate and no one else understands why?
Day 23 - A crazy love triangle/quadrilateral that worked out great?
Day 24 - A crazy love triangle/quadrilateral that worked out badly?
Day 25 - A pairing that was/would-be adorable, but could never work out?
Day 26 - A pairing that you hated and ended up loving?
Day 27 - A pairing that you loved and ended up hating?
Day 28 - A pairing that you will never understand?
Day 29 - What ship had the best proposal?
Day 30 - Your favorite ship forever and ever and ever?
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