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Merlin

Happy Christmas, Holidays, Hanukkah, Diwali, Ramadan or any pagan holiday you like! All the very best to everyone for a wonderful time and the best for 2013. *hugs*

So, how about that Merlin finale? Read no more if you don't want to be spoiled.

Wow. I have no quibbles. It turned out pretty much exactly as I'd expected from the start, as a fan of the mythology. Of course the mythology has huge gaps and many interpretations, but it was internally consistent.

Colin and Bradley, especially Colin, knocked it out of the ballpark and so did the writers. I look forward to the next work of all. Very, very well done.

The first part had an epic quality but the second was quietly intimate, despite the plot interruptions, as Merlin revealed his powers to Arthur who was initially repulsed but, very gradually, came to realise that he'd reached his position, and stayed alive, due to his idiot servant.

Of course it was a gift to slash M/A writers but also a joy for those of us who have followed the series from the start. It had to end some time, and this was the way to do it. :)

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velvetwhip
Dec. 27th, 2012 09:00 pm (UTC)
Kitty!!!!!

Sorry. Had to squee because I love seeing you here so much.

Hope your holidays were filled with the love and joy you've always given me. *hugs you lots*


Gabrielle
kitty_poker1
Dec. 28th, 2012 03:58 pm (UTC)
Gabrielle, I love your squees!!! They're always welcome and I'm planning to be here more.

*hugs you loads and loads*

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