And here, ladies and gentlemen, we have the technical definition of “fierce.”
"[Talia Hale] had a capacity to shape-shift that was rare among her kind. That made her something of a leader, the kind of person that they would go to for advice and guidance…"
hmmm, but actually.
scantily (slash not-at-all) clad Derek with actual agency/bodily autonomy. and KATE is involved. and he is still not writhing in pain on the ground or chained to the ceiling getting creeped on.
Yes, I had the same thought about how Derek’s nakedness has finally been used to empower him instead of to make him vulnerable. It didn’t feel as voyeuristic and gratuitous as it often has before - it felt strong and safe and completely in control. I loved it.
YES, someone said it! We see Derek’s body in a positive way. He’s not afraid or left feeling violated anymore. Nobody controlled him anymore.