“Men still have trouble recognizing that a woman can be complex, can have ambition, good looks, sexuality, erudition, and common sense. A woman can have all those facets, and yet men, in literature and in drama, seem to need to simplify women, to polarize us as either the whore or the angel. That sensibility is prevalent, even to this day." - Natalie Dormer
Ridley) I hardly slept at all last night. I'm fidgety, sweaty, and out of breath. But something about the plane ride soothes me. I relax. I can do this. I've practiced. I can survive, at least for long enough. I feel nervous, but ready. Let's play.
Contrary to all this strength and fire, a weakened Dragon is a sad sack, a creature that refuses to take defeat with even a modicum of grace. The role of leader is the only one the Dragon wants, the better from which to give orders and be king of the hill.