What if Aeon and Trevor got married?

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Toughest marriage this side of Monica! To start Aeon would have to enter the house by using the front door! (Instead of the window, the air conditioning ducts, ect.) Big problems involving a joint checking account: Trevor: "what is all this money spent on the military arsenal?" Aeon: "Those are for me". (..) They'd have to flip a coin to see who gets tied up tonight...

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), December 21, 2000


Heh... I don't mean to interrupt the humor, but to examine it from a serious point of view, I don't think a conventional marriage (or conventional relationship of any sort) could work out between the two. I think the two of them get their pleasures out of manipulating each other, and like you said, Aeon just can't take the "front door" approach. Were she to do so, she'd be forced to become honest with herself, something that would prove very troublesome for her. I think even if it were the alternate Aeon from "A Last Time for Everything", it just wouldn't work out. In fact, if the "assisted suicide" border crossing at the end of the episode hadn't taken place, I think this "real" Aeon might have ended up killing herself in the end anyway (or, would the thought of a more traditional Aeon out there give her the will to live a different life with Trevor? And how would that triangle work out? Whoops, getting off topic...) In any case, I think she'd only live a shell of a relationship, with feeling but little actual interaction (if that makes sense), something like a quiet, behind-the-scenes consort. Aeon has a strong sense of personal image and concept, so strong that the thought of straying from her traditional self and breaking that concept is equivalent to death. Marriage would be such an act. With that in mind, I think the duplicate episode could end in nothing but tragedy; Aeon had ceased to be Aeon, and she died the moment she exchanged places with herself.

-- Matthew Rebholz (matrebholz@yahoo.com), December 22, 2000.

Or perhaps living with Trevor she would come to see the distinct advantage she'd have for her easiest ever ambush, heheh, morning! (You have to be a woman to really get this one, guys!)

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), December 22, 2000.

do monicans marry?

-- William (stateofflux@yahoo.com), December 22, 2000.

Why not? As with everything else among Monicans, it's up to the individuals involved.

-- Matthew Rebholz (matrebholz@yahoo.com), December 23, 2000.

I think the tragedy of "Last Time" is that they were never able to escape themselves. Trevor was starting to become a little less malevolent, Aeon a little less lethal... but in the end, it wasn't meant to be.

-- Paul (gilbreathfamily@worldnet.att.net), December 24, 2000.

Paul, you came up with just the right terms Aeon=lethal, Trevor=malevolent. But isn't it thus in all relationships, you can't escape yourself, the loop hole is you can change if you want, (change=growth), but old habits die hard, habits such as oh...wanting to control the world; blowing away a guy or two...I think their marriage would be not only amusing but they would be forced to grow. It's funny how men react to girls in skimpy clothing and women to men with power. Like there is a great power over all of us, forcing revenge upon us in the sweetest of all disguises...marriage.

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), December 24, 2000.

Long introspective nights lying next to the one whose very presense causes physical reactions untameable, the ever present enigma of their attraction to each other.

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), December 24, 2000.

So, should the bride wear a white thong with pumps? Kinda hard to scale the chapel, though.

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), December 24, 2000.

Aeon Flux has no conscience, also Aeon's life is revolved around her job. Aeon uses sex as a weapon; for example Gildemere, she only used him to get to get what she wants. Aeon has never used romance without a reason. Like I said, Aeon doesn't have the desire for a relationship, just the desire to do her job the best way she knows how.

-- Girl (aeonflux2001@hotmail.com), January 01, 2001.

Hmmm, since her job is an assasin, and Trevor is still alive, but she has made love with him several times, it makes me wonder, than, what is the romance part for? Also, I wish I had this job.

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), January 01, 2001.

You know, this made me think, it's a good thing Aeon works for herself. Can you imagine if she had an employer? "Aeon, we have pictures of you making many trips up Goodchild's tower, (no pun intended) and since he is still alive...uh...we were wondering when exactly were you going to complete this mission? That is how many nights exactly is this going to take?

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), January 01, 2001.

It would never last. Aeon would succum (is that spelled right, spellcheck wont work here) to nausea induced by Trevor's realpolitik atitude or Trevor would fall down an elevator shaft.

-- Gopo Gossum (allenrb@ix.netcom.com), January 31, 2001.

..."Aeon would 'succumb"...and Trevor would "fall down a shaft"?! Are these Freudian slips?! You're joking...right?

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), February 02, 2001.

Actually, I can easily picture Aeon and Trevor as a 30-something married couple with overactive imaginations, who spice up their sex life by escaping into fantasy. "Now, honey, I'll be an brilliant, ruthless, handsome and charismatic dictator running a welfare/warfare state. You'll be a sexy, intelligent, ass-kicking, freedom-is-never- having-to-say-you-are-sorry assassin and saboteur with whom I'll share a bond, because unlike my subjects you refuse to submit; you intrigue and challenge me."

Notice how the other characters in the series exist only in relation to Aeon and Trevor; every story (except perhaps "Ether Drift Theory") is driven by the two. Everything and everyone else are important only by virtue of their effects on our heroes. This does not imply that Cybill or Bambara, etc. are uninteresting, merely that their existence seems to have a clear purpose.

-- Mister Twister (eh@nevermind.com), February 09, 2001.

I like that obsessiveness in this series. I used to have 'fantasies' of a passionate nature involving the meeting place of these two, exchanging glances and brushing past each other during their 'arguments'. The pristine 'office desk' works wonders when pulled across a lap...married their relationship would thrive on the reality of their lives and the mix of power and submission.

-- Barb e. (Suesuesbeo@aol.com), February 13, 2001.

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