books and cleverness … there are more important things.
“In “Heart,” passion for work—a case against an insurance company that is trying to deny an expectant mother a surgery—translates into the other kind of passion, as Will finally kisses Alicia, after months of seeming just about to. Alicia’s attack of conscience plays out beautifully and bittersweetly, and the two spend the rest of the episode searching for each other and never quite syncing up. The next day, Will says to her: “We’ve always had bad timing.*” It is a pronouncement that rings true for the rest of the series.” (x)
my fave trope is “best friends who make out when sad/drunk/etc but aggressively avoid it and never bring it up again bc they may or may not have intense feelings for each other” and by fave i mean this makes me the saddest
the world has changed, and none of us can go back.