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character meme [Aug. 6th, 2015|01:23 am]
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Meme stolen from evelyn_b.

Give me a character from any fandom, tv show, movie, book you know that I know and I will tell you:

a. My favorite thing about that character.
b. My least favorite thing about that character.
c. One person I would ship them with in their own verse.
d. One crossover ship for them I think would be neat.
e. One crossover universe for them I think would be even neater.
f. Their ship from hell.
g. Their song.
h. The title of their biography or autobiography.
i. The last bad dream they had.
j. How they're gonna shuffle off the mortal coil, if they haven't already.
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[User Picture]From: evelyn_b
2015-08-06 06:08 pm (UTC)
I'm going to use this meme to compel you to say something nice about Natasha Rostova! Or a minimum of one nice thing, anyway. Or if you'd rather not, how about Vera instead?
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[User Picture]From: alley_skywalker
2015-08-07 05:46 am (UTC)
a. My favorite thing about that character.
Natasha, for all her other faults, is not unkind. Most of the time she means well and the older she gets the more her compassionate side makes itself known.

b. My least favorite thing about that character.
How completely self-absorbed she is. It's not confidence or cockiness it's...I don't even know how to describe it...it's part self-absorption, part arrogance and part overcompensation.

c. One person I would ship them with in their own verse.
Anatole. They're actually ridiculously alike.

d. One crossover ship for them I think would be neat.
I'm pretty awful at cross-overs in general. I bet Vladimir Lensky would find her charming though.

e. One crossover universe for them I think would be even neater.
I'm pretty bad with corssovers, and I'm afraid Natasha would be hopelessly lost in anything modern day lol.

f. Their ship from hell.
Her with Dolokhov. She can't stand him. It would be his ship from hell too lol.

g. Their song.
"Call Me Maybe" - Carly Jespen

h. The title of their biography or autobiography.
"The Virtues of Motherhood."
By the time Natasha decides to write her autobiography, she had really quite forgotten a lot of her youth. Sometimes, some wistful memory will come to her when she hears a tune popular from before the war. But she has dedicated mos of her life to her children, so she writes what she knows. Really, her married life has been far calmer than her maidenhood after all. (Sometimes, she wonders what would have happened if she had not talked Pierre out of hanging out with the Decembrists. But it's unpleasant thought, so she doesn't dwell on it.)

i. The last bad dream they had.
She never married. In fact, she is all alone - much like Sonya - with no husband and no children. The shame of her passionate romance with Anatole Kuragin still hands over her and no one will touch her. One moment, people are staring and pointing at her, the next she is all alone in an empty ballroom, in an old dress that once used to be snow white. The walls are charred by the Moscow fire of 1812. The war is over, but no one is coming back.

j. How they're gonna shuffle off the mortal coil, if they haven't already.
Just old age, a heart attack or something of the sort. Two of her daughters were visiting. Pierre has been dead for a few years. She had felt she might die some time soon in the couple of preceding weeks. It was time after all. Her purpose had been fulfilled long ago.
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