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#21

There is a bit of a difference between putting a signed football of a favorite athlete in a display case and putting the bloody and torn shirt that said favorite athlete died horribly in, in a display case especially as a way of respecting and remembering them.  
 
This is part of why the armor on display rubs some people the wrong way. If it had been something else like a crew photo or even a piece of the Normandy then that would have been something else.


Armor, not bloody shirt. Again, it can be done to honor them. Legion goes around wearing part of Shepard's armor, yet I never hear anyone complain.
#22

You mean the fully-clothed hugging-groping scene and the gasping black eye thing? Its a downgrade from ME1's kissing-groping and naked humping. Then again all romance in ME2 was as cringey as DAO's love scenes.
 
But the word "romance" is an odd thing to describe the relationship between Liara and Shepard and the best comparison I have was unfortunately, Twilight. An innocent naive girl from broken family who found herself enthralled by a mysterious sexy stranger who have the tendency to save her life in repeat. One of them was over a hundred years old youthful creature with the ability to read minds and like to stalk the other. In a very short time, while they barely knew each other and yet they became so devoted to each other to the extreme after a brief connection they had. They had various displays of affections that was should have been conventionally invasive and manipulative, but was very widely perceived as deeply romantic. One character was intended to be a self-insertion. And another was a sexual fantasy that came true. .. ..... .... .... .... *gasp* wait, I'm referring who and who again?
 
However, a well-written romance, should have a clear separation between love and infatuation. Liara display a lot of flagged behavior that was worrying and not many of us see repetitive invasion of privacy and displays of unsubtle emotional manipulation techniques as remotely flattering, especially with how the game was written to favor keeping her happy and Shepard being totally comfortable with all of it. Frankly, if all this is about "hating" than simply a character criticism, you would see a lot of one liner about how so and so is  "ugly" and "boring" and "completely hate them" and "I always let them die", and you wouldn't see people exploring a character in details that people tend to overlook; like how a broken armor in a display case is deeply unnerving to people who don't romance her or want that attention from her. And I have romanced Liara.


In the end, it is all subjective. I really enjoy the Liara romance and, while I am no fan of Twilight, many people are. Apparently, that romantic angle is what many people want.
#23
What they should've done is to make Liara pregnant from Shepard, so they can have a reason of what they fighting for. Fighting for their children would be a much stronger bond with Liara and Shepard.
#24

I thought her LotSB romance was alright, but yeah, her ME1 and ME3 romance were garbage, her ME1 romance especially made me cringe.

Which ME3 romances do you think are good? None came across as great to me, and some were horrible. Ex: Miranda. Regarding ME1, I personally feel Ashley's is the worst; especially how she ninjamances you just by talking to her. Kaidan's actually had the most content, but it has been said many times before. He is a bland character. He has a lot of dialogue, yet he never felt "real" to me. He is like a Disney character; too clear-headed all the time and can't believably be angry. How is he in the military?
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#25

Armor, not bloody shirt. Again, it can be done to honor them. Legion goes around wearing part of Shepard's armor, yet I never hear anyone complain.

Point and comparison remains: it is the broken armor that Shepard suffocated horribly to death in as they began burning in the orbit of a planet. There are some who are not bothered by this and some who are.

I think the reason people are less on about Legion doing it, is because Legion is a machine composed artificial programs that do not know social conduct nor experience emotions amongst other things.

Additionally, some see Legion's usage of the armor as less unsettling because Legion used the armor to repair itself with and do not understand why it did so which goes back around to the above of Legion being a platform of artificial programs. This is less unsettling to some people than Liara's usage of the armor which was to put it on a private display in her apartment.
 


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Which ME3 romances do you think are good? None came across as great to me, and some were horrible. Ex: Miranda. Regarding ME1, I personally feel Ashley's is the worst; especially how she ninjamances you just by talking to her. Kaidan's actually had the most content, but it has been said many times before. He is a bland character. He has a lot of dialogue, yet he never felt "real" to me. He is like a Disney character; too clear-headed all the time and can't believably be angry. How is he in the military?


Miranda's ME3 romance isn't horrible; she's just not there. And it wasn't my male Shep's idea to keep her off the Normandy, but I can't think of a good reason for her to be on the Normandy. And I think Garrus had the most romance content, actually. Or at least, the most crew member interaction which in turn led to flirt lines if you were romancing him. I was really disappointed with the level of interaction I got from Kaidan in ME3, and even more so when I romanced Garrus and saw the difference.
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