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From Superman, Wonder Woman and, of course, Aquaman, who doesn’t love the Justice League heroes of the DC Extended Universe? The recently released film Aquaman stars hyper-masculine Hawaiian hunk Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, the titular character. The film follows the journey of Aquaman, the son of a lighthouse keeper with Atlanna, an underwater crown-princess, as he looks to fulfill his destiny of becoming king of Atlantis.
Check out the dialogue between Aquaman and Mera, a badass underwater Atlantean princess. Aquaman: “I’m no leader. I’m not a king”. Mera: “Atlantis has always had a king. Now it needs something more”. Aquaman: “Well, what could be greater than a king?” Mera: “A hero. A king fights for his nation. A hero fights for everyone.”
Wow! This dialogue really resonated with me...
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