Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight ★★★

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In one scene, a partially built LEGO model is seen, presumably having belonged to Paul, the young son of the family. Mainly assembled from CCBS ("Character and Creature Building System") parts, used in themes such as Hero Factory, Star Wars (for "Ultrabuild" sets), and Generation 2 of Bionicle from 2011 to 2018, it is temporally appropriate for the story, which seems to be set sometime before the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, in another scene, which portrays the children as noticeably older, another LEGO model is seen – set 8943, the Axalara T9, released in 2008 during the initial run of the LEGO Bionicle toyline. Given that Paul would presumably have been too young to own the set when it was released, what could this mean? Did the family purchase the toy before either child was old enough to play with it? Were the parents Bionicle fans? Or does the grief-stricken mother imagine her deceased son as becoming interested in Generation 1 of Bionicle and collecting older sets?

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