jyn erso

smols-darklighter:

“It’s become fashionable in some quarters to claim Jyn Erso went to Scarif intending to die a martyr – that she realized she had lost everything and chose her path by its inevitable end. I will dispute this claim until my own dying days. I think Jyn fully recognized who she was and sought a way to channel her best and worst impulses, her darkest moments and her brightest toward a cause worthy of her true incandescence. In a kinder universe, she would have walked away from Scarif. I cannot imagine who she would have become, but I think she would have been extraordinary.”

— Mon Mothma, “Unpublished Reflections on Jyn Erso’ (Rogue One Novelization Pages 321-322)

jynappreciationsquad:

The hatch inside Jyn’s mind shattered like baked clay.
The things inside the cave, damp and soiled by darkness, seeped unwelcome into her brain. Foreign thoughts spread like stains, obscuring everything else: My father is alive. My father is a traitor. My father is building a weapon to destroy worlds.
My father is a hero. My father is a coward. My father is a bastard.
Galen Erso is not my father. Galen Erso didn’t raise me…