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30 Day Ship Meme

Day 01 - What's your current favorite ship?
Day 02 - What was your very first ship?
Day 03 - What pairing that needs to happen now?
Day 04 - The pairing with the most chemistry?
Day 05 - The pairing with the least chemistry?
Day 06 - The best kiss
Day 07 - The most heartbreaking scene?
Day 08 - The pairing with the most baggage?
Day 09 - The most believable relationship?
Day 10 - Why aren’t these two married in real life?
Day 11 - What is your dream pairing?
Day 12 - Who had the best wedding?
Day 13 - What is your favorite television pairing?
Day 14 - What is your favorite book pairing?
Day 15 - What is your favorite real life pairing?
Day 16 - What is the absolute worst pairing?
Day 17 - A pairing you thought would never work out, but did?
Day 18 - What is the cutest pairing?
Day 19 - A pairing you’ve rooted for since the beginning

Day 20 - The ‘can’t stand the sexual tension anymore’ pairing?

'Sophie Devereaux'/Eliot Spencer - Leverage
The history of this starts in Season 1. The Snow Job. In this scene:

When Nate is being a douche and changes the con on them with really really big repercussions that could possibly blow up in their faces and get them all caught. NOT the way to look out for your team man. Eliot knows this:

Sophie knows this:

Eliot gets mad and starts to go for Nate and Sophie just kind of steps into his space and it stops him. He's still seething mad and this whole scene is NOT about them, but in that moment I saw heat because he's aware enough that she's in his strike zone and is not his target so he reigns it in. And I guess that moment is all about team dynamics but I choose to see it differently because, HOTNESS! Then there was the betrayal in the end of the first season and how he was all mad that she apologised to everybody but him and there's something to be said that she saved him for last because she probably knew betrayal strikes close to the bone for him and she was scared of his rejection or acceptance because she's so used to flying solo that there's this fortress around whoever/whatever she is and is totally handicapped in that area kinda like how he's handicapped in similar but different areas. There have been a few moments, most notably The Tap-Out Job, when Sophie gets a better understanding of Eliot's psyche and his perspective on his role in the team. That theme of control comes into play again and it's only exposed to her. There's also a moment in the s2 finale where Eliot & Hardison run into Sophie and the look of recognition he has when he realises it's her makes me think they did it sometime between The First David Job and The Second David Job. The fic for them, what little there is out there, is extremely based/intertwined with their individual and collective relationships with Nate, respectively. Hence the OMG!HOT!PEOPLE!SHOULD!GET!IT!ON! cos it's too messy and complicated for me to take seriously for a light fluffy show like Leverage. I think I found one where it was very angsty and sexy and hot. They have very few and far between interactions where it's just them because this show is dead set on a Nate/Sophie end game, obviously, but in a show where I have one PTB supported ship I can afford a OMG!THEY'RE!HOT!AND!MUST!DO!IT ship. It wasn't really played up until this little gem, (Yes, I'm posting it again):

And then they have funny stuff too:

Day 21 - A pairing you like and no one else understands why?
Day 22 - A pairing you hate and no one else understands why?
Day 23 - A crazy love triangle/quadrilateral that worked out great?
Day 24 - A crazy love triangle/quadrilateral that worked out badly?
Day 25 - A pairing that was/would-be adorable, but could never work out?
Day 26 - A pairing that you hated and ended up loving?
Day 27 - A pairing that you loved and ended up hating?
Day 28 - A pairing that you will never understand?
Day 29 - What ship had the best proposal?
Day 30 - Your favorite ship forever and ever and ever!
Tags: meme, omg!pretty!, ships ahoy!, teevee: leverage

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