Adora appreciation post (adora kins I love you)
Adora is every bit of traumatized as catra,the effects of abuse aren't all that clear and that's because she directs it at herself in a form of a destructive martyr complex and constant anxiety
Adora wasn't shadow weaver's "favorite" she was her ambition,sw gave her conditional love
That's why she feels like she can never relax,she has to be alert for something to go wrong 24/7 which makes her a great flawed protagonist.
It's always something behind it....Whether its She ra,force captain,the failsafe.. she traded one false destiny with another
The show shows us how the systems we get used to as children stick with us long after they've outgrown their relevance.
Which is more than true
Like adora for example- she has this constant anxiety,the need for nothing to go wrong, her survival skills even when it's played out as a joke.
Alot of people helped her become better:
Catra - the only person she's been really close with that knew her before she became she ra is telling her the thing she needed to hear but never thought she would.(that she's not leaving and that's she HAS ALWAYS loved her)
Right here,when adora believes she deserves it least because she failed and she's no good anymore.
Adora is a brilliant protagonist,I can't explain how much I think about her
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