that particular scene shows how Thomas is more of a troubled soul than an evil character. he tries to do all that he can to show he is human and can be relatable too, even if it’s through manipulation. and it is all during a time when homosexuality was not in the slightest bit tolerated, which is not to justify the way he went on about his feelings for Jimmy later on, but to indicate how a backward society with a set of mandated rules can be largely responsible for the way human beings behave when they are unjustly stripped of their right to freedom.
Thomas Barrow: Search and Destroy - Iggy Pop requested by lillyspurpleplasticpurse
i’m a runaway son of the nuclear a-bomb
i am a world’s forgotten boy
the one who searches and destroys
honey gotta help me please
somebody gotta save my soul
Downton Abbey: 1 x 01
Well pardon me for living.
(Source: hatingcoriander, via downtoning)
i’m gonna be a great man, i just don’t know when.
Thomas is good at blowing.
(Source: bori-cha, via downtoning)
Branson: So you’re back then, safe and sound.
Thomas: That’s not how I’d put it with my hand the way it is but, yes, Major Clarkson’s found me a place and I’m grateful.