In light of the fact that I’m collecting my very own spouse this September (and becoming one), I thought this would be a fun Five Fandom Friday to participate in.
This first one should technically count as two, but this is my blog and I stink at math. I’d love being married to Zoe (strong, self-reliant, self-aware wife with a wicked dry sense of humor who makes a great soup? I’m in!). I’d also love to be married to Wash (sweet, peace-keeping, empathetic pilot who can fly the pants off anything and has a great sense of humor? Yes, please!). Aside from Morticia and Gomez Adams, they may actually be my favorite TV couple.
Sweet, self-effacing, kind Professor Lupin. I am happy that he and Tonks tied the knot, but to be honest, I had a thing for him from the beginning, and have always wanted to know more about his tragic past and tender heart. There’s something about a man who is a great teacher, and stands up for the right causes, and is honest, that I find more charming than biceps or abs.
And speaking of charming! My favorite Austen hero and eventual spouse, Henry Tilney. Open-minded, faithful, witty, playful, and gregarious. I swoon. I sigh.
Ladies and Gentlemen: Rory Williams. A more devoted, loving, patient husband you could not find. There were plenty of episodes where I wanted to smack Amy Pond for the way she treated Rory.
This is another cheat, because I love the relationship Avasarala and Arjun have. They are the paragon of how I want to be around my spouse, when I’m in my sixties and seventies. But as dreamy as devoted, romantic, soft-spoken, intelligent Arjun is, if I had to pick one to marry, it would be Avasarala. Foul-mouthed, keenly observant, politically savvy, but intensely devoted to ideals I agree with (and also gorgeously outfitted with her saris), having her as the firecracker in the home would keep things interesting.
What about you? Which fictional husband or wife would you marry?