In some corners of the Wizarding World we have a just system in place, a logical little scheme of deterrence and basic economics. Acts too heinous for words (Darkest magic, unlicensed curse invention, simply escaping from prison) earn one the Kiss; everyone knows that. And the assumption is that this is why everyone is not flinging Unforgivables at each other, not running about devising ways to curdle the innards; this is how wizards and witches know to stay in their cool little prisons, their fixed places, under the watchful eye of their Ministries and Cabinets and Regulatory Agencies. For the threat of the Kiss is a blissful ethical straitjacket, pinning one to morality and to righteousness.
And for those that do not heed our warning? Those that earn themselves the Dementors’ Kiss? Fear not. Do not listen to those radical malcontents who rail against the Kiss, those provocateurs and revisionists seeking only to erode our time-honored methods of punishment.
For you see, we are still kind to the ones we have Kissed. We do not dispose of the blank-eyed body as though it were so much rubbish, we do not ship the empty carcass back to its grieving family, and we do not allow victims to carve out retribution on the soulless skin.
In some corners of the Wizarding World, we do nothing of the sort. We transform these pathetic degenerates into something they never were while they had a soul. We make them useful. Valuable. Decent contributors to society. For how else do you think we have tested the Boil-Cure potion, the Antidote to Uncommon Poisons, the Wolfsbane?
It is a grand system we have in place.
Ladies and gentlemen, Guillermo Del Toro has never seen Evangelion.
Lemony Snicket’s short letters for his dead ex-fiancee written in his books “A Series of Unfortunate Events”
honestly, this is flawlessly perfect.
But no, women are unequal because society doesn’t treat them well.
man, I bet those guys got laid that night
Wow I still get the biggest boners over the snare line.
this is tight af
Lady Eboshi was awesome. You know why? Because she looked at a town full of abused and exploited women and said “Fuck this shit”
And they said “Look lady these girls are just trying to earn a living”
But Lady Eboshi didn’t take that shit. She said “Well I’ll buy them and if they want they can come with me.”
“Lady you are hysterical you can’t afford…”
“Fuck you. I’m paying for all of it. And you know how? These ladies are going to work for me. I’m going to pay them to make iron for weapons and you are going to buy those weapons.”
“Your town is so big and succesful the Emperor wants it. You better sell out now because all of those natural resources are protected by the Gods so you might as well…”
“Fuck the Gods. Fuck the Emperor. Fuck your shit. It’s my hot town I’ll do what I want.”
Always reblog Lady Eboshi love.
It’s funny how you think Lady Eboshi is a villain, but as time goes on you start to understand her reasons for doing things and all of the great things she does for other people. I think that’s why I like Ghibli films so much, there isn’t really GOOD VS. EVIL, it’s more like, we all have varying degrees of goodness inside of us, and we all think we’re doing the right thing. But if we truly, truly look at someone else’s point of view, to them, they feel like they’re doing the right thing too. And that’s more relatable to real life.
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