>>112491632>the end result of their fight is a crashing ship, a near-death Steven which might kick in his natural regeneration, a power I'd figure of all Gems Diamonds gotta have and a poofed Pink Diamond, who got poofed before she got to reveal that she has a suspicion about Steven's mom not being just an off-color Peridot>The Bismuth episode is that much more difficult to deal with for Steven because not only is he sorta agreeing with her about that whole 'death unto tyrants' thing on a certain level, but there's an actual Diamond just waiting for a shattering
It's like a much more willing to beat the shit out of people Aang!
Man, now that I think about it, his relationship with Connie is gonna be a bit out of whack since he's way more fighty and less willing to accept help. In part because just like a typical shonen protagonist, he's most afraid of not matching matching his predecessor, his mom in this case, and sees attempts at helping him as implying he's too weak on his own>...Y'know what? Cute. Points for effort and all, but I don't need you to defend me, Connor.>"It's Connie. You know my name. Stop pretending to not know my name to get me to go away, you tried it three times now.">Ghh--just--just no! I--I can do Insurgem things on my own! I don't need you running around trying to-->I'm going to learn to fight with you, either on my own or with help from Pearl!
All the while Yellow Pearl is just standing there trying to figure out when will they bother asking her if she knows anything about teaching, anything about fighting or has the actual desire to teach Connie.
The only question I can't quite decide on is who Peridot and Jasper would be serving. Pink Diamond
is a good option, given the vacuum left behind by Yellow, but Blue would probably be the one Peridot calls. We could get a look at the distraught as fuck, unbalanced and genuinely scary Blue Diamond.