i find it funny that shiro is actually vld’s damsel in distress

arahir:

i’m living for this, honestly. all joking aside, this is one of the most compelling parts of vld for me, because here we have this archetypal guy—a military hero, a man who’s stated in universe to be a legend on
multiple occasions, the unquestioned leader of voltron

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but this is the side of him we get to see, over and over again:

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he has this incredible vulnerability, and even if that’s not revolutionary, keith is, because here we have this sword-wielding
firecracker

loner who’s constantly watching out for him. keith is really the only one shiro feels comfortable enough showing this side of himself to, and this is the result: (pic heavy meta under the cut)

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