But in the next episode, when Susan was totally inconsolable with grief and sobbing because he loved her and she loved him, and she never acted on it because she was afraid, and it's too late now because he just sacrificed himself to save her.
Now my eyes hurt because I cried so much watching that. Damn it. Poor Ivanova. Poor Marcus. *sniffles*
And then, they follow that up with a lightly humorous scene between Londo and G'Kar,. continuing to develop this tenuous frenemies relationship they've started...nice emotional recovery, is all I'm sayin'.
So, fandom. There must be fic out there somewhere, right? I'm not terribly picky. I love all the characters so much. Funny Vir and/or Lennier fic. Smutty, poignant, or just plain lovely Marcus/Susan. Londo and G'Kar drinking fic. You know, whatever. Hook a girl up!
ETA: OMG, and now Lennier just tried to tell Delenn he loves her ("Did they tell you what Ivanova said at the end? That all love is unrequited love.") in not so many words, and I can't figure out if she totally didn't get it, or if cupping his cheek and saying "She's wrong, of course," was her way of telling him she loves him, too, (just not like she loves Sheridan).