no weapons, no friends, no hope. take all that away, and what’s left?
warning for SO MANY SPOILERS under this cut
#yes yes yes #to anyone who thought that was a happy ending #that was a tony stark happy ending #which reads: terrifying #he is ceaseless; like a shark; hubristic; unyielding; bending not breaking into new shapes #you’ve stripped him of distractions and given him a clean slate #with the thought of extremis now clearly honed in his brain #this is not an ending; this is tony stark pulling his burning icarus turned into phoenix daedalus trick #he’s changing #not ending #he persevered through the obsession and compromise where killian could not; where killian was destroyed by it #tony chose to destroy what was destroying himself #he’s free again #tony stark is ceaseless; remember that #it was not a happy ending because it was not an ending at all (okayophelia)
Concerning Hobbits from The Lord of the Rings