Where does the compass point?
Where, oh, where?
I blogged on this when I first saw THE MOVIE, and mentioned that the compass pointed to Jack, which demonstrated that there was a love triangle. But, ho! some commentators mentioned that the compass did not point to Jack at all.
I just came back from seeing THE MOVIE again.
I am resolute.
I am clear on this point.
When held in Elizabeth's hand while unboard the Black Pearl, the compass points at Jack. There's even an extra shot of her looking at the compass and then turning her head to look at Jack to make it absolutely clear.
You may disagree if you wish, since that generates long discussions and many htis, thereby fulfilling my desire to be popular, insightful, and "courant". Or you may simply agree with me that the love triangle between Elizabeth, Will, and Jack is a touch flawed since Will is forever being knocked over the head or tricked into compliance with someone else's greater scheme.
In other news, I have tried repeatedly to finish Anne Stuart's the Prince of Magic. It ain't happening--I don't know why. But I did read both His Majesty's Dragon and The Jade Throne, by Naomi Novik. Liked both of them very much. Received Lady Anne's Dangerous Man in the mail--looking forward to readng that very much.
PS--footnote from Dear Butcher. He says that I'm only having trouble with the Love triangle because I'm not eighteen. If I were eighteen then I would be attracted to Will, and I wouldn't have a beef with him always standing on the deck looking as if her were just about to have a brilliant idea. Could be.