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|elci525||Dec 2 2013, 04:24 PM|
Sigh....yes they did look so cute together. Throw tomatoes at me y'all if you want, but I will never ever ever ever ever ever think too much has happened to make Lumi, at soooooome point probably the day before this soap goes off the air, happen. I never think "too much" can happen between members of a couple, tbh. If written the correct way, if the history is productively and sufficiently addressed, if marked and meaningful character growth or evolution to lead one back to a familiar pairing (so it seems like a new step forward rather than a retreat to a default-state) is drawn, then I am down for it. This is part of the whole sappy "one true love" thing that I DO love and can support about super-couples.
I just caught up on this thread...whoah! So I'll put in my two cents by saying, again, I love super-couples in that very over-the-top true-love-conquers-all-adversity-and-bad-writing-way ;) Hence my ultimately-undying Lumi fandom/masochistic hope. BUUUTTTT I am much more interested in meaningful character development outside the couple. Lucas without Sami or Carrie or whomever else (really without Sami) has been given NOTHING to do (pun intended) and I CANNOT support that. While I wouldn't mind a new romantic relationship of Lucas' at some point muuuuch later down the road involving Lumi in some way - not now. Please. No more Sami. I want Lucas' other ties and relationships on the show further touched upon, as well as new relationships developed. It shouldn't be that a member of a super-couple, without that super-couple, becomes a vestigial organ. How is THAT good, creative writing? How does that move characters forward? So I will NEVER say that I can no longer see Lucas and Sami together, because that goes against everything good and pure I believe in! But Lucas needs to be doing his own thing! He needs to have a storyline that is independent onto itself, that can be self-sustaining, and that for extra icing points involves established characters in fun, substantive ways. This is the problem with couples - the "couple" starts to take on greater meaning that the interesting characters that first made the coupling unique, and that shouldn't be the case. A "couple" label shouldn't become prohibitive, stifling or punitive in this way.
Jade, welcome! I cannot wait to see what this new character holds in store for my fave guy :) I too am very anxious to see what chemistry is there, and how the story starts out. I am crossing my fingers for good results all-around. It's time!
Edited by elci525, Dec 2 2013, 04:28 PM.
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