There are several stages of loving a character
Stage 0: who’s that they look cool
Stage 1: wow i like this character
Stage 2: they’re my favorite
Stage 3: i love them
Stage 4: tHEY’RE SO PERFECT
Stage 5: i ha te yOU AND I LO VE YOU SO GODDANG MU CH
Stage 6: YOU PIECE OF FREAKING TR ASH YOU RUINED MY LIFE THE DAY I LAID EYES ON YOU I’M GOIN G TO KILL YO U AND D RO WN YOU IN MY TEARS
What do you think it is about Hawkeye that’s so compelling as a character?
This movie is a rom-com and nothing will convince me otherwise.
Do you think that when Steve Rogers sneezes, one of the Avengers goes up to him and whispers, “God Bless America”
Then Steve fucking looks at them like this
no IT GOT SO MUCH BETTER TONY’S FACE OH MY GOD
Say what you want about Sterek but I’ve never read so many fics where the overlying message is trust, consent, and safe sex.