“I cried in [Giancarlo Esposito’s] arms and said, ‘It doesn’t make sense to me that I was on that stage and you’re not,’” Paul said backstage after winning the Emmy for supporting actor in a drama. “I didn’t know what to say to him. What he did with Gus Fring was so incredible. It’s so bizarre that I’m standing here right now.”
This is just…These two. These two. Sad and tired and a little bit broken. But Brad still trusts Nate’s judgement, respects him and his ability to get them all out of that shitty, shitty war, and Nate clings to that life preserver like a man stopped from drowning in his own helplessness.