*breathes* go make sure we turned off all the lights, our utility bill was fucking $300 this month
*leans up to your ear and whispers* I want to talk finance with you… tell me everywhere you want to invest your 401k… tell me how much you want to put there… tell me how long you want to leave it there………
“Queerbaiting is the silent killer in our televisions. Please, make sure your favorite shows get tested early and often. In the first stages of queerbaiting, the disease is regularly mistaken for actual representation and the start of a romantic arc. Symptoms include lingering physical contact, intense gazes, vague but seemingly meaningful confessions and innuendo-filled dialogue. One of the most prevalent symptoms is referred to by the medical community as “eye sex,” with hundreds of cases on record. So far, the only cure for queerbaiting seems to be not engaging with the show itself, but the more time that passes, the deeper the investment and thus the more difficult the treatment.”—
Headcanon: Mr. Kosan had expected HG Wells to ask to keep her love of science, not literature. He didn’t know that a part of her hoped that by keeping her love of literature, she would also keep her love of Myka.
“do not tell her you love her if you are not ready for her to call you at 3 AM freaking out. do not tell her you love her if you cannot handle her father or mother. do not tell her you love her if you cannot love her at her worse. do not tell her you love her if you only crave for her curves, not her mind.do not tell her you love her if you cannot deal with her mood swings. do not tell her you love her just to have sex.”—(via cirea)
Then let’s not forget the three ads for marriage equality OUAT so kindly produced in Season 3A.
Oh and let’s not forget
If you read the original article carefully, JANE ESPENSON, who writes for Once Upon A Time basically said that this is what writers do when they want you to know that you are watching a super gay ass couple, but the studio execs lack balls and will not allow it.
So Jane was like “Yeah, it is queer baiting. All writers do it. We know we do it. The actors know we do it. The studios know we do it. Now you know we do it, and guess what…”
In conclusion, the writers want you, the watcher, to know that Emma and Regina are super gay for each other.
Anything else is the beards, misdirection, and character development that happen on the way to…