#the worst part is the way this sucker punches you #the whole episode is so light and cute #and then all of a sudden PICNIC FOR YOUR DEAD SON AS YOU CRY AND SING FOR HIM AT SUNSET #WHAT THE FUCK #CRYING AS MUCH OUT OF CONFUSION AS HEARTRENDING SPIRITUAL PAIN #and he’s in ba sing se where he lost his son and gave up and left the war #little soldier boy come marching home #remember how he fretted after zuko at the north pole #LITTLE SOLIDER BOY COME MARCHING HOME#brave soldier boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #im gonna throw up i can’t live
I will never get over the fact that in the song he asks the little soldier boy to come home, but the brave soldier boy goes willingly, and most likely happily.
OH THE IMPLICATIONS
“You think about it. Your first impulse is to save him, but then you realize you can’t.” ~ George Lucas to Ewan McGregor, the ‘Making of ROTS’ book
“Up you go, Katnip”
He can’t hurt you now.
Let me do a good thing.