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My Punishment for Breaking up Mac and Kate

Someone once told me that everything is karma and karma keeps a list a mile long of people who need a swift kick in the you-know-what. Apparently I am now one of those people.
I know that breaking up Mac and Kate did not make a lot of people happy and I’m very sorry to those of you who wanted them to sail off in the sunset together. I got emails, several of them, that started with “How could you??!!!”

 
Trust me, I now feel your pain.

Patrick DempseyOver the past several months karma has started to find her way to me by breaking up (or flat out killing off) TV characters I love.

 
Case in point – Derek Shepherd.

 

All I can say is “Why?” I’m still not over that, though it would seem that Meredith has moved on quite well. And as a side note: I’m pretty sure Meredith killed him.

 
Now beyond the fact that I think Shonda is evil for killing off his character, I didn’t give this much thought…..

 

Until recently when my all-time-fav show Castle broke up Rick and Kate.

Wait. Really?

Rick and Kate - CastleTheir chemistry is my whole reason for watching the show. Note to the writers: breaking them up does not entice me to watch this show, nor does it make them more interesting. Mostly I just want to throw things.

 

 

 

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And let me not even get started on Scandal. The only saving grace on that show is Shonda didn’t find a way to kill off Jake, too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And just when I thought it was safe to turn on my TV I find out, from last weekend’s ComicCon, that Mulder and Scully split up as well.

 

 
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Next thing you know, we’ll find out that Han and Leia never actually wound up together.

So dear readers, while I realize Kate and Mac weren’t on the scale of any of these characters mentioned above I totally appreciate that this bugged many of you. And I’m sorry. I’m very sorry.

And as for you dear Karma, I get it. I screwed up. I broke up a power couple. What would you have me do? Rewrite Climax and throw Nick under the bus – literally?

Or maybe I could just call in Shonda Rhimes and Meredith Grey to kill him off.