Clickbait Boyfriend readers, I could write an intro, but what better way to start off this blog post than with CBB’s greatest Mickey Mouse theory yet?
(Not sure why we hate Mickey so much? The Clickbait Boyfriend archive will make it clear.)
“Mickey has a Keyblade of darkness! Madelyn. I am so glad you’ve been doing the Clickbait Boyfriend series, because I am on record predicting the biggest plot twist in Kingdom Hearts history. Mickey is a manifestation of Xehanort. Actually, I don’t know if he’s a manifestation of Xehanort or some deeper darkness. After they defeat Xehanort, Kingdom Hearts IV will focus on Mickey as an even bigger bad guy.”
-on the twist CBB saw coming all along
There you have it, folks. Forget about the DLC, Kingdom Hearts IV has already leaked, and Mickey is the big bad.
“Wait. That looks awfully familiar. Is that Terra’s?”
-on the beach Keyblade
Let’s take the fact that CBB even recognized the Keyblade in the first place as a win and move on.
“Is he not going to go say hi to his friends who he hasn’t seen?”
-on the Destiny Islanders
Sora believes in the power of friendship until it isn’t convenient anymore. As a New Yorker, I can sympathize. My friends in different boroughs might as well be on another world.
“You tell him! Preach! I’m on team Aqua here!”
-on the most righteous of righteous anger
Was the most cathartic moment of the game when Aqua said what we’ve all been thinking for years and ripped King Mickey a new one for leaving her in the Realm of Darkness for a decade? It’s a top contender.
“Where’s her special dress-up?”
-on continuity errors
Jk jk, we all know darkness changes your hair and outfit. Otherwise, how can we explain it stripping Mickey half-naked in 0.2 and cutting Riku’s hair?
“Is this going to be another Disney character fake-out death moment?”
-on definitely killing Mickey Mouse for real
It wasn’t, but can you imagine how many meetings Square had to have with Disney to get permission to even suggest that Mickey was dead?
“Get her! Don’t let her fall back into the darkness! I hate you guys so much.”
-on Team Sora letting CBB down again
Kingdom Hearts doesn’t have the balls to send Aqua to the realm of darkness within darkness. On the other hand, Sora and Mickey are pretty incompetent rescuers so…it balances out to plausible.
“Phase two she’s going to get huge.”
-on boss requirements
They haven’t really done this very much since the first two games, but CBB will never stop expecting it.
“Ugh he’s alive! He just won’t die!”
-on the resurrection of Mickey Mouse
If he died here, he couldn’t be the antagonist of Kingdom Hearts IV. They’re playing the long game.
“Is this the buddy comedy duo I didn’t know I needed?”
-on Demyx and Vexen
Demyx doesn’t need Vexen. He make his own duo with a watery clone!
“Someone wants to atone…is this where Emma got her Marluxia theory? Because this is seemingly confirming it.”
-on Emma’s unexpected Seven Lights addition
Emma thought Marluxia was going to be one of the Seven Lights, for those who don’t recall because it was literally nine months ago. Missed opportunity there, honestly.
“Are they both going to cry?”
-on the Organization grunts nobody cares about
What are their names? I am a very big fan of this series but I cannot remember off the top of my head even a little. They’re high-ranking though, the nameless men. I remember that much.
“Oh, was that Aqua’s keyblade? I thought it was daintier.”
-on sexist weaponry expectations
“I wanted to go take a selfie with him! Did I miss my chance?”
-on blowing that perfect shot
Emma managed to get that perfect shot with Sleeping Ven on her playthrough, but alas, Clickbait Boyfriend was too slow on the selfie and missed out.
“No. Why’d they do that? No one forced them to write that line. And why did HJO deliver that line without a hint of irony?”
-on Venty Wenty
Vanitas is a real weirdo, that’s the best explanation I’ve got.
“Thank god, I’m not going to have to do a boss battle.”
-on letting Aqua do the work…unless…
Clickbait Boyfriend did not see playable Aqua coming. Honestly, it was a bit of a letdown to only get to play as her for one tiny fight that wasn’t even as hard as any of her battles with Vanitas in Birth by Sleep. Now, I wonder if its a teaser of more to come in the DLC.
“Let me guess: despite just beating him, no, destroying him, he’s going to get the upper hand somehow and I’m going to have to go through a lot of BS to wake up Ven.”
-on painfully accurate predictions
This does basically sum up the post-Vanitas cutscene. For once, a spot-on prediction from CBB.
“Forcefields can’t break like glass!”
-on forcefield physics
See visual evidence above that, in Kingdom Hearts, they can.
“Oh hell yeah, you get him Jesse McCartney!”
-on the ass-kicking we’ve all been waiting for
Jesse McCartney is the star of this series and you can’t convince me otherwise.
-on calling him VEN!!!
Welcome back, Ven.
Next time: everybody dies.