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Old January 24 2014, 07:24 AM   #16
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

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Old January 24 2014, 07:51 AM   #17
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Aidan, Josh & Sally of Being Human (U.S.)

I was goin' to go with Doctor Who, but includin' all of 'em put the animation over the limit.
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^how are they rebels? I only watched some of the UK version, so give your reasoning, please.

Aidan doesn't drink from live people like every other vampire and throughout the first two seasons, he has to defend his way of life to other vampires in authority like Bishop, the Dutch and Mother.

Josh looks at the wolf as a curse, and not a blessin' or a release like other werewolves he meets and he refuses to be a part of a pack or start one of his own. He locks himself away in cages or storage units durin' his change instead of runnin' free.

Sally doesn't use her door like every other ghost she meets, instead stayin' focused on the mortal world and her supernatural friends. She even sends other ghosts into limbo and fights against the witch who brought her back in the third season, even though the witch had authority over her.

Plus, the fact that Aidan, a vampire, and Josh, a werewolf, even stay friends and roommates is an act of rebellion against their cultures. That all three are tryin' to be "normal" is rebellion against their own nature.

How's that? Good enough, or should I come up with something else?
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Old January 24 2014, 08:00 AM   #18
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Ooh, good topic! I actually had a few that I wanted to use, but eventually decided to go with:


- John & Kimberly, Dark Skies

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Old January 24 2014, 08:10 AM   #19
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Old January 24 2014, 08:13 AM   #20
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Old January 24 2014, 08:28 AM   #21
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Ok, I'll go for the obvious...

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Old January 24 2014, 08:33 AM   #22
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<---- already has a Star Wars entry.
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Old January 24 2014, 08:53 AM   #23
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

Sorry, a couple posts got in before I posted, so I didn't see it. I'm changing my entry to this:



Angel, who you might say rebels against the traditional ways of the vampire.
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Old January 24 2014, 08:56 AM   #24
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No worries!
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Old January 24 2014, 08:59 AM   #25
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

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Sorry, a couple posts got in before I posted, so I didn't see it. I'm changing my entry to this:



Angel, who rebels against his very nature.
nice.
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Old January 24 2014, 06:53 PM   #26
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

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Aidan, Josh & Sally of Being Human (U.S.)

I was goin' to go with Doctor Who, but includin' all of 'em put the animation over the limit.
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^how are they rebels? I only watched some of the UK version, so give your reasoning, please.

Aidan doesn't drink from live people like every other vampire and throughout the first two seasons, he has to defend his way of life to other vampires in authority like Bishop, the Dutch and Mother.

Josh looks at the wolf as a curse, and not a blessin' or a release like other werewolves he meets and he refuses to be a part of a pack or start one of his own. He locks himself away in cages or storage units durin' his change instead of runnin' free.

Sally doesn't use her door like every other ghost she meets, instead stayin' focused on the mortal world and her supernatural friends. She even sends other ghosts into limbo and fights against the witch who brought her back in the third season, even though the witch had authority over her.

Plus, the fact that Aidan, a vampire, and Josh, a werewolf, even stay friends and roommates is an act of rebellion against their cultures. That all three are tryin' to be "normal" is rebellion against their own nature.

How's that? Good enough, or should I come up with something else?
More than enough. Got it.
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Old January 25 2014, 05:19 AM   #27
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Cool.

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Old January 25 2014, 12:34 PM   #28
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

From my 2nd favorite movie of all time, Brazil...





...coincidentally my #1 movie also features rebels, but I don't think I'd be able to talk auntie into taking a Casablanca av.
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Old January 25 2014, 07:11 PM   #29
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Brazil will do nicely.
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