I never wanted you to come back to Gotham. I always knew there was nothing here for you, except p a i n a n d t r a g e d y. And I wanted something more for you than that. I s t i l l d o.alfred: “I’ve sewn you up, I’ve set your bones, but I w o n’t b u r y y o u. I’ve buried enough members of the Wayne family.”
bruce: “…You’ll leave me?”
alfred: “You see only one end to your journey. Leaving is all I have to make you understand, you’re n o t Batman anymore. You h a v e to find another way.”
Chris Pratt as Star-Lord on the first day of shooting Guardians of the Galaxy
pining is 100000% the most important aspect of pre-relationship fic for me. good-natured whole-hearted pining filled with lovelorn gazing and chest aching and fluttering touches, that’s my top priority. i was put on this earth to watch characters suffer over the profundity of their love for another person. unrequited love is why god made me. characters finding out that their feelings are reciprocated after long months/years of suffering is why the universe was assembled from nothingness. amen.
"We are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are. One equal temper of heroic hearts, made weak by time and fate, but strong in will. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
(on why he went to Comic Con) You know, because you get to meet the biggest fans you’ll ever have. Especially in that hall [Hall H], there are thousands of people there who know more about these characters than you do and you have more commitment and dedication than you could ever dream of. It’s a pretty special thing.