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Soulmates {Cosima ღ Delphine} #34: "That felt like accept it." "Yes."


#34;
c o s i m a d e l p h i n e

appreciation thread


“the love story of the show”
GRAEME MANSON


Brilliant grad student meets gorgeous French scientist. You have killer grades. Enchantée. Bonjour, Cosima. I'm so glad you could come. Love me, love me, say that you love me; fool me, fool me, go on and fool me. Did you just say a jogging? I'm gonna get you so baked one day. It's really nice to make a friend in this brave new world. I'm kind of always late, so, kind of always sorry. Yes, I am the cold turkey asshle. Don't you think it's time we admit what this is really about? You know, it's really nice to have some who gets it -- who gets me. Yeah, ditto, obvs. I can't stop thinking about that kiss. Like, in a not bad way? I have never thought about bisexuality. I mean, for myself, you know? But, as a scientist, I know that sexuality, is a spectrum. But you know, social biases they codify attraction. It's contrary to the biological facts. That's oddly romantic. Totally encouraging. You're going to be a craven addict. I think I already am. Promise me Cosima's safe. I was wondering if I could come over later? Bonsoir ma chérie. I'm so stupid. No, no you're not -- you knew this all along. I knew it was bullsht, but I still thought you were on my side. I wanted to trust you. You can trust me. Listen to me, I had to do it! He says you're in danger. Delphine, you can use me, that's fine, but don't go near that little girl. I didn't, and I won't! Listen to me, please, just listen: I didn't want to fall for you. I wasn't supposed to. But I have. How can I possibly believe that, Delphine? Because you feel it. This is not a lie -- it's not possible. Si l’on me perd, sache que je serai la tienne; if they lose me, know that I'll be yours. Why I are you here? Because I ... I'm on your side now. Please believe me. You have to trust someone. I know your code number. You do? Yes, I saw it many times. It's 324B21. Hey, I'm sorry. I'm sick, Delphine.


Star-crossed lovers. You still work for Leekie. On your behalf, to protect you. Our relationship can be whatever we want. Congratulations, I'm invested, which I'm sure is what you wanted. Look, I'm not gonna apologize for my heart, okay? I just want to make crazy science with you in our new lab. Are you making me, like, a shopping list? I am. Moot? You're so cute. Mmmmm, Dr. Cormier. Sometimes I forget that you're mine. It's not fake, not for any of us. I'll try anything. So will I. Dude, are you sure this is a good idea? If Leekie is withholding a treatment from you, yes. He's gonna ruin your career. Destroy your reputation as a budding lesbian. Mon amour. Pauvre petit choit. You're the puppy. Can you feel that? A little. And that? Yeah. This is the start of getting you well, Cosima. Out. You don't understand. It's my lab, I'm the science, get out! I locked you out. Seriously? I just really don't want you here. I'm trying to help. Tell me what you want. I'm gonna keep the promise that I made to you when we first met ... that one day I'd get you completely baked. I have something important I want to tell you: je t'aime. Cosima, it's your life. It's not just that. It's all of us; you have to love all of us. Then I love all of you. And I love you too. Please, just let me say goodbye to Cosima. I love her. And if you let her die without me, it is personal. From: Eskimo Pie, Subject: Urgent; It's up to you now. Don't be afraid. I will never leave you. Did the puppy follow the explorer the whole way? Mmhmm. Cool, huh?


Soulmates. I'm so happy you're back. Cosima, I am keeping my promise to love all of your sisters equally. But to do that, I can't do this. Do you understand? We all have our part to play. Yours is to cure yourself and your sisters. I love you. Expensive perfume. Pretentious French cigarettes. And oh, yes! Eskimo pies. Cosima, this jumper absolutely reeks of pining. I pine for no woman. What am I really looking for? The one who stays in your heart forever, no matter what. Her name is Delphine. She and I work together. And she's French. Mostly just really great hair. You're back. You want to play games? I miss you. Don't fight me. You know this is important. I have a theory. Before we leave this life, we see what we love. I mean like pit of the soul, can't live without it, love. And if it's strong enough, sometimes we find our way back. I'm French; we enjoy lovers. Can we just put our minds together like we used to and leave the crazy science out of it? Delphine, if you're not gonna be with me, if you're not gonna switch sides, let me go! The day you left for Frankfurt I almost died. I had some kind of near death experience. It was so easy, I could of just slipped away. And then I had a vision of you. I came back for you. Why didn't you tell me? 'Cause you don't believe in stuff like that. Because we have to move on. Come here, come here. I'm sorry. You should have trusted me. Your resignation is accepted. I want you to give her this. And tell her that I said to tell you everything. If she wants to, it's her decision. 324B21. Hey, you came. I know why you did everything you did. I'm sorry I made you make those hard choices and then ... and then blamed you for them. Give your sisters all my love. What will happen to her?


True love reunited. I need you to tell me that Delphine is alive. I can't do that, love. The last time I saw her, it felt like she knew something bad was gonna happen. I just miss her so much. It's her research on there too, isn't it? I couldn't have done it without her. Tell me what happened to Delphine Cormier. Delphine Cormier was shot dead at the DYAD parkade. Oh my God! There you go, listen to your lab partner. Yeah, she's dead too. Two relationships, one missing soulmate. I need you to listen to me, because this is about Delphine. What about her? Delphine was alive when they took her away. Cosima? We're going to figure it out, okay? Thank you. If Delphine's alive, I mean ... I don't know. If she's alive, we'll find her. J'espère que tu me vois ... nous fimes deux en amour ... dépêche, mon amour; I hope you can see me ... we were two in love ... hurry up, my love. I'm right here. I'm right here. I'm gonna keep you warm. I think I'm dying. No. No, you're not. I won't let you. I finished our homework. What? Is our homework what I think it is? You found your cure! You can shoot me up like old times.


Freedom. You must not tell anyone. Whatever happens -- follow my lead! I thought you were dead. I wasn't allowed to contact you. Why are you here now? Please just listen; there's no time. This isn't what I want either. Where are you taking her? She has a research trip. I'm going to Sardinia. Sardinia. We each have a role here, Cosima. You didn't think it would be there. I need something to hold on to. This place ... This is the heart of Neolution. Follow the crazy science.



fans.
001. five items
002. 324B21
003. Sincerely, Me.
004. murphyboy11
005. Something Special
006. Stay to the Lights
007. endless forms
008. arakha
009. baelfire24
010. CosimasWeed
011. fifty springs
012. stilestilinski
013. {worshipfulness}
014. Clarissa Fray
015. Jacquelyn
016. everlanded
017. zephyrchild
018. Static Waves
019. Love S
020. ღfaithfully
021. obinger
022. natural selection
023. Jexx
024. eleonor
025. *Stephie*
026. carol14
027. SRBleyton4ever
028. BurnedOutStarsShine
029. Less Than Perfect
030. Robert LoveLace
031. erayk90
032. lulu-144
033. hlgreenie
034. BlondieLeigh
035. bandcandy
036. BepperGirl
037. Natasha Romanoff
038. wickiswalter
039. Nici Dawson
040. Nataliza
041. Scully_fan
042. kayleer90
043. ReiKolla
044. *Lethe's Bramble*
045. SatansGirlScout
046. diu12
047. vale decem
048. BassIsAlpha
049. sourburst
050. egbert13
051. ~Khaleesi~
052. stlavin95









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t a t i a n a m a s l a n y ;

Cosima is quite taken by Delphine ... This is her life, this is her heart, this is a person who could be quite important to her.

I think Cosima is kind of surprised by her feelings for Delphine. It's the kind of attraction, and need, that blinds her ... Her attraction and feelings are undeniable to her, even though it might be dangerous.

Their relationship is really something I connect to quite deeply because of the sort of the imperfection of it and the betrayal in it and it -- it just feels very real to have fallen for somebody who you knew kind of the whole time would be the wrong person to fall for. I feel like that’s quite a human thing and it was written quite beautifully.

Cosima's so focused on her work that it can get quite insular and she can get quite lonely and have a one-track mind. When she meets Delphine, her world blows up and she doesn't know how to even deal with the emotions she's feeling and how much she wants Delphine.

They're on opposite ends of the equation, sort of like Romeo and Juliet. There remains tension between them, but ultimately they love each other.


e v e l y n e b r o c h u ;

She made some really clear symbolic moves. I mean, at the end of S1 she travels and goes on Cosima's side ... that's a true act of love and it's a true act of solidarity.

Delphine is a passionate girl when it comes to science and Cosima.

There is definitely a really intense passion and love between those two characters ... It's so many things at once. It's lovers, it's co-workers, eventually there is going to be a patient/doctor relationship. Experiment/scientist. It's so much, you know. It makes it so rich.

There's definitely a really intense passion and love between those two characters. It's love, you know? As complex and great and wonderful and crazy as it is.”


g r a e m e m a n s o n ;

Delphine too makes a choice to follow her heart for an individual, even though she's always been 'straight.' ... Isn't that sweet?

These two together, they're gold.



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top five moments
— s e a s o n . o n e —




#5 | "Unconscious Selection" (109)
Delphine: Bonsoir, ma chérie. I have the truffles that I promised you. You okay?
Cosima: Are you?
Delphine: Well, I was, but ...
Cosima: "Delphine Cormier". Not "Beraud". You've already got your doctorate in immunology, don't you?
Delphine: I am ... so sorry.
Cosima: I'm so stupid.
Delphine: No! No, you're not. You knew this all along.
Cosima: Yeah, that transcript you accidentally left behind, your fake boyfriend in Paris. Pretending you
didn't know who Dr. Leekie was. I knew it was bullsht, but I still thought you were on my side. I wanted to trust you.



#4 | "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" (110)

Cosima: Why are you here?
Delphine: Because I ... Because Leekie is a liar. And I think you can prove it scientifically -- with
that, your synthetic sequence.
Cosima: He gave me my whole genome.
Delphine: Yes, but, you can't find that sequence anymore, can you? He would have scrubbed it.
[Cosima angrily knocks all her papers off her desk]
Delphine: [reaching for her] Hey ...
Cosima: Don't.
Delphine: I'm on your side now. Please believe me. You need to trust someone.




#3 | "Variations Under Domestication" (106)

Delphine: It's really nice to make a friend in the brave new world.
Cosima: Yeah.
Delphine: I have to go.
Cosima: Oh, okay, yeah.




#2 | "Unconscious Selection" (109)
Delphine: Just let me tell you this one thing. I didn't want to fall for you.
I wasn't supposed to. But I have.
Cosima: How can I possibly believe that, Delphine?
Delphine: Because you feel it! This is -- it's not a lie. It's not possible.



#1 | "Unconscious Selection" (109)
Delphine: I have to run to class, but I was wondering if I could ... come over later?
Cosima: Yeah, of course.


Best Cophine Moment of S1 [BBCA] | Best Cophine Moment of S1 [TWoP]




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future.
"The love story of the show." ~ Graeme Manson
"She can't help but be sort of blown away by Delphine and turned on intellectually and physically and emotionally and everything." ~ TM
"Don't you think it's time we admit what this is really about?"
"She's very cheeky, this girl. But that's why I like her."
"Bonsoir ma chérie."
"I just want to make like, crazy science with you."
"I can't stop thinking about that kiss."
"You're about to become a craven addict." "I think I already am."
"I feel really lucky to get to work with Evelyne ... it was very easy to fall for her." ~ Tatiana Maslany
"I think she is kind of surprised by her feelings for Delphine." ~ Tatiana Maslany
"You feel it. It's not a lie. It's not possible."
"That face and that accent — even smart girls get dumb around girls like Delphine."
"There remains tension between them, but ultimately they love each other." ~ Tatiana Maslany
"I think she's telling the truth. I mean, Cosima, how can you not, you know?" ~ Evelyne Brochu


past.
01. "I didn't want to fall for you. I wasn't supposed to. But I have."
02. "Cosima doesn't know how to deal with how much she wants Delphine." ~ TM
03. "Why are you here?" "Because I—"
04. "Delphine too makes a choice to follow her heart for an individual." ~ GM
05. "Delphine is a person who could be very important to Cosima." - TM
06. Because Tatiana and Evelyne are each other's biggest fans!
07. Because "That's... oddly... romantic."
08. "Star-crossed lovers Delphine and Cosima." ~ BuzzFeed
09. "Cosima and Delphine have that amazing complexity ... total love for each other." ~ Tatiana Maslany
10. 10 threads of crazy science, kisses, French terms of endearment, and puppies.
11. "Je t'aime mon amour."
12. "This is very much a love story ... it’s a love story between Cosima and Delphine." ~ GM
13. "Don't be afraid. I will never leave you."
14. "I think Cosima and Delphine are -- they're absolutely in love with each other." ~ TMas
15. "I think it's automatic. I believe in love at first sight." ~ EB
16. "They're on opposite ends of the equation, sort of like Romeo and Juliet." ~ Tatiana Maslany
17. "Season 3: The Season of All Possibilities." ~ Evelyne Brochu
18. "It's love, you know? As complex and great and wonderful and crazy as it is." ~ Evelyne Brochu
19. According to Evelyne Brochu, Delphine has never wanted to be in love. But then Cosima came along ...
20. That doesn't mean that connection is gone. That doesn’t mean you'll never be together, ever again, either - Evelyne Brochu
21. I came back for you. - Cosima
22. "Before we leave this life, we see what we love. Like, pit of the soul, can’t live without it, love."
23. "There's definitely a really intense passion and love between those two characters." ~ Evelyne Brochu
24. I need you in my arms, my eyes, my soul, my sunlit skies.
25. "You're about to become a craven addict." "I think I already am."
26. "The one who stays in your heart forever."
27. "I just miss her so much."
28. ❤❤ REUNITED AT LAST ❤❤ "I think I'm dying." "No. No, you're not. I won't let you."
29. "I finished our homework ❤"
30. "Because they always find their way back ❤"
31. "You know how they are. It's awful, but it's great! The love is real, and the struggle is, too" - EBro ❤
32. Because Cophine is endgame!
33. "I couldn't have done it without her."
34. "That felt like accept it." "Yes."




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Thanks for the lovely new thread!

The flashback to the end of S1 was so beautiful. I loved hearing Delphine articulate what she loves about Cosima, and OMG Ebro brought so much passion to those scenes.

I'm also glad if the writers feel they've finally resolved the "question" of Delphine's loyalty, although I hardly thought it was necessary at this point.

I have to admit I was a little disappointed in Cosima's side of things, though. We heard so movingly what Delphine loves about Cos, but what about the other way around? I want to hear Cosima say why she loves D, praise what she admires in her, THANK HER for once for risking her career, her ambitions, her very life for Cosima and all her sisters. Delphine deserves more than just acceptance.

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OMG Ebro brought so much passion to those scenes.
She did. And I have to give credit to TMas too. I felt like she was actually giving EBro a lot to work with rather than choosing to hold back. A really touching performance from both of them.

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I have to admit I was a little disappointed in Cosima's side of things, though. We heard so movingly what Delphine loves about Cos, but what about the other way around? I want to hear Cosima say why she loves D, praise what she admires in her, THANK HER for once for risking her career, her ambitions, her very life for Cosima and all her sisters. Delphine deserves more than just acceptance.
Yeah I hear you. But this season isn't over and Cosima finally trusts Delphine so lets see where they go from here. It might be coming up. Hopefully.
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But this season isn't over and Cosima finally trusts Delphine so lets see where they go from here. It might be coming up. Hopefully.
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Legit I love this parallel so much for some reason:


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Truffles is EXACTLY what I was thinking when Delphine entered the yurt. Oh Delphine.
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I'm rewatching episode 5 and I think my favorite thing is Delphine's look of wonder and joy when Cosima's shirt comes off in the otherwise super-serious S1 flashback.
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Lol, I thought of that very same moment during the scene. And Cosima sucked at welcoming her home, as usual


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I'm also glad if the writers feel they've finally resolved the "question" of Delphine's loyalty, although I hardly thought it was necessary at this point.
It wasn't, and that's exactly why I was frustrated with this flashback. It showed us nothing we didn't already know, I wanted a love declaration now, from both of them, after everything they've been through. Not something from back when they barely knew each other and Cosima didn't even answer, she just kept repeating back everything Delphine said, it was annoying. Not to mention the editing of the scene was awful, I actually like the gifs more than the scene itself, because some cuts were just very weird. I feel bad, cause I know everyone loved it and I wanted to love it too, but I was disappointed, specially because I don't expect much more of them from now on
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Ju, oh man I'm sorry you were disappointed by it. I didn't really go in with any expectations and I loved the 1x10 scene. The only thing I didn't care for was the "consent" resolution (whilst I don't fully agree with this post, it still raises a valid point) and on a shallow note, the editing during the second kiss; which I really would have liked to have seen in it's entirety because omg.
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I'm rewatching episode 5 and I think my favorite thing is Delphine's look of wonder and joy when Cosima's shirt comes off in the otherwise super-serious S1 flashback.
Oh absolutely same here!! My favourite moment too. Even if it's only a glimpse it showed the joy they find in being intimate together. It isn't all just about a desperate passion borne from dire straits which has been kinda their thing. They make each other happy when they can.

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she just kept repeating back everything Delphine said, it was annoying
I was actually really touched by that. She was hearing what Delphine loves about her. What make her unique and herself, what she has that Dyad cannot own. I loved her saying it back and believing it. In fact I was a little bit weak in the knees by her tone of voice tbh. Idk I can't explain it, it was just beautiful for me. It's what Cosima needed in that moment.
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I wanted a love declaration now, from both of them, after everything they've been through.
there's still time.

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The only thing I didn't care for was the "consent" resolution
i read a great counterpoint to this, but i can't find it now. basically the thing is, this isn't cosima agreeing to a lack of consent from now until the end of time. this is literally them trying to find a way to survive as a couple in this specific, wholly unrealistic scenario. if this was "real life" yes i agree it would be terrible. and i think they should have framed it differently. but it's literally cosima saying, "i understand you do stuff because you're trying to help AND telling me might endanger me" not "i'm fine with you doing things with the known intention/foresight that this will specifically damage me mentally/physically/emotionally". it's completely different.

it's all fine and dandy to say "well delphine has kept stuff from cosima" while ignoring that they are all literally in life or death situations and delphine telling cosima everything could endanger cosima/her sisters/kira/whoever. i mean, i don't see people bitching constantly that mrs s kept stuff from sarah or that sarah's kept stuff from kira. hell, i haven't even heard anyone complain about delphine specifically asking mrs s NOT to tell sarah about stuff and mrs s agreeing! what about how they've kept stuff from alison? i guess that's fine but this isn't??

cosima has had plenty of say in their relationship, and in her own life, so let's not.

oh and let's not forget cosima kept plenty of stuff from delphine in s3. so.

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also cosima is not the only one suffering in the relationship, delphine has been to hell and back (eh like literally), but she never gets to voice any of her emotions? she is always the one promising, comforting, bending, but she has never even been asked like “hey, are you like doing okay?”.
this has to be the worst take i've seen yet.
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i read a great counterpoint to this, but i can't find it now. basically the thing is, this isn't cosima agreeing to a lack of consent from now until the end of time. this is literally them trying to find a way to survive as a couple in this specific, wholly unrealistic scenario. if this was "real life" yes i agree it would be terrible. and i think they should have framed it differently. but it's literally cosima saying, "i understand you do stuff because you're trying to help AND telling me might endanger me" not "i'm fine with you doing things with the known intention/foresight that this will specifically damage me mentally/physically/emotionally". it's completely different.
Oh for sure, this is why I say I don't fully agree with the post I linked to. It's just really the use of the word consent that's troublesome because it sound so terribly icky on the face of things. I don't think how the moment was written was done particularity well. Aside from that as far as I'm concerned Cosima exercised her own consent in saying YES when she didn't have to at all.
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Oh for sure, this is why I say I don't fully agree with the post I linked to. It's just really the use of the word consent that's troublesome because it sound so terribly icky on the face of things. I don't think how the moment was written was done particularity well. Aside from that as far as I'm concerned Cosima exercised her own consent in saying YES when she didn't have to at all.
I think that since this show is so much about body autonomy, the use of the word "consent" was intentional and specific. It IS icky in a way, but it's also lovely in that it shows a lot of trust. No matter what women consent to--whether it's sex, childbirth, marriage, power of attorney, shared parenting, daycare, etc.--they give up something. The circumstances of this story create such great metaphors for the issues and choices women face in daily life.

I liked that Delphine and Cosima actually had a whole romantic conversation that ended in consent. That never happens on TV (outside the soapy "are you sure" conversations I really dislike) and often doesn't even happen in real life. There can be no assumptions here anymore; Delphine asked explicitly for what she wanted and got a "yes." I think that was a big part of the point. Given the job she does and the position they're both in, Delphine has to make decisions that sometimes subvert Cosima's autonomy. Some questions that brings up are...Is that ever OK? Can Cosima agree to that? Is relinquishing control worth it to her, or does her need for control trump her desire for Delphine? Where do Cosima's needs end and Delphine's begin? Is that a hard line, or is it fuzzy?

I think it's noteworthy too how this plays out when it's two women vs. a man/woman. I suspect I'd be A LOT less accepting here if Delphine were a man because I'd inherently view this as the woman (again) subverting her choices for the man. But because it's two women, they fill a truly equal space, and I (we...the audience) can view the questions without a lot of baggage. For me, that's super interesting too.
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Ju, oh man I'm sorry you were disappointed by it. I didn't really go in with any expectations and I loved the 1x10 scene.
Yeah, it sucks, I thought I'd be breaking the board with my fangirling, but I just kinda hated everything

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I'm rewatching episode 5 and I think my favorite thing is Delphine's look of wonder and joy when Cosima's shirt comes off in the otherwise super-serious S1 flashback.
That was the weirdest thing to me, along with another shot where she was kissing Cosima's neck and it actually looked like Cosima was in pain or something. I wish we could've seen the whole thing at once, but they always need to cut everything in a way that makes no sense

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I was actually really touched by that. She was hearing what Delphine loves about her. What make her unique and herself, what she has that Dyad cannot own. I loved her saying it back and believing it.
Did she even believe any of Delphine's promises, though, ever? I mean, she made that beautiful promise, then on season 2 she made an even bigger promise, then on season 3 she had to reaffirm the season 2 promise, and now on season 5 she again made the same promise she did on that flashback. That's so much promising, and yeah it's beautiful and obviously she has kept all her promises and been nothing but 100% devoted to Cosima, but what bothers me is how much Cosima STILL doubted her even in this very episode. It made me sad, really. And her season 3 behavior is even worse to me now after all this, makes even less sense. I just hate how this was written. It wasn't necessary at all, we already knew where Delphine's loyalties lied, we already knew they had sex that night. If they wanted to give us a flashback, why not in a different setting, like lying in bed together, having dinner at home or something, and talking about those things? It would have a been a new moment, something we hadn't seen of them. Their 1x10 scenes were already perfect, there was no need to add anything there.

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there's still time.
Is there, though? Wasn't this the episode EBro was gushing about in all her interviews? I doubt there'll be much more from now on

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It's just really the use of the word consent that's troublesome because it sound so terribly icky on the face of things. I don't think how the moment was written was done particularity well.
That whole dialogue was so poorly written, imo "He divides women", it's like I could see whoever wrote this patting themselves on the back for all the feminism
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That whole dialogue was so poorly written, imo "He divides women", it's like I could see whoever wrote this patting themselves on the back for all the feminism
He does, though. That's been a running theme, though I'm not sure we really understood it until this season. I mean...PT and his minions have been driving wedges between women all over the place: Sarah/Mrs. S, Sarah/Kira, Rachel/Susan, Rachel/the other clones, Coady/Susan, Delphine/Cosima, Helena/everybody. His goal in telling Cosima right there at dinner that Delphine had told him Cosima had been in the basement was to create more distrust between them. He's had all these women spying on each other and distrusting each other for decades. I think Cosima finally realized what was going on and that a big way to defy PT/Neolution was to trust Delphine.

I agree with you that Cosima's mistrust early in this episode was sad. I thought that in the first ep too when Delphine comes into the yurt clearly happy and so relieved to see Cosima, and Cosima doesn't gush about how much she's missed her; she just accuses, "I thought you were dead." I get why Cosima has been suspicious, and I love Cosima as much as anyone, but she's treated Delphine badly many times over the run of the show. Is Delphine being taken advantage of, or is she very forgiving and understanding? I think it's the latter and that she feels guilty for lying to Cosima at the beginning. But Cosima being mean to Delphine and not trusting her is totally in character. That's part of who Cosima is, and grudge-holding is probably one of Cosima's flaws. I really liked Delphine being irritated when Cosima gave her crap about not telling her about Kira immediately. It's like...right, Cosima. Slow your roll. She's been back for five minutes and there's a ton of stuff to say!

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