Could “Arrow” season 3 actually end with Oliver and Felicity being together? While this has not been confirmed in any way, we do feel pretty confident in saying that the second half of season 3, assuming of course that Oliver is alive, will be very much about how these two figure out how they could make their true feelings known. For much of the series’ run, they have spent their time either joking around, hiding their feelings, or putting their head in the sand.
Obviously, Oliver seemingly dying at the hand of Ra’s al Ghul changes things, and upon the moment of his return (remember our earlier assumption), Emily Bett Rickards’ character could have a few things to say to him about where her heart lies. Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg says as such to TVLine in a new interview:
“She speaks up! … She definitely speaks up, but not quite in the way I think people are expecting. She has a lot of strong feelings … [This] season is really about them saying all the things they’ve never said … Where that takes them is to some tough places, but also to some right places. The how and the why and the when and the where of that is the fun in the back half of the season.”
Do we want to see them together? Definitely, and we’ve felt that way ever since the first season. However, we agree that it needs to take time, and Oliver needs to feel some of the emotional pain and longing of not being with someone when he wants to be with them. Waiting to Felicity that you love her until right before you seemingly die? Not cool, and this comes after being with Sara Lance around her and the whole stunt in the season 2 finale. He needs to earn her heart, and for Oliver, that should be a challenge. This is a man who has become rather used to having any woman he wants due to his history and wealth.
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