One part down-to-earth, one part selfless nobility, two parts crazy, and you season liberally with wild falsehoods. You let that percolate through a good audience for a while, and when it’s done, you’ve got your hero.
✯ bucky barnes i never asked — never wanted — to be captain america. but that mask, those stars and stripes, that shield…they change you. i can see now the burden that steve’s always carried. and it feels strange to admit i want that burden back… but underneath it all, what i really know is…i want to deserve it…somehow.