Disability politics, Mass Effect spoilers, and emotion below the cut.
I had some thoughts on this too, and thank you for articulating what I hadn’t yet managed to coalesce out of some disparate feelings of discomfort.
I did think there was one mitigating factor…
Okay, so I missed that bit, and it is awesome. I’ll add it to my overall incohoate feelings about this game. Thank you for showing me.
Now, see, that scene actually made it worse for me.
They almost gave him some proper characterization, and then undercut it for a tease and a joke, as if they wanted to emphasize to all the potential players who might consider romancing him that clearly he’s not actually date material.