After wondering in my episode 5 review what the characters of this show actually wanted, the last two episodes seem to be making a determined effort to answer exactly that. And while some of the characters’ motives are kind of silly, it actually seems to make sense because sometimes people do in fact want silly things.
That said, my suspicions from episode 6 that ignoring the father was probably a bad idea seem to be confirmed this episode as the Grandfather and Juri continue to exclude him from their planning and discussions giving him ample time to start trying to think of his own plan. Clearly that is not going to end well.
I am, however, curious to see if they explain why the brother who was a herald survived when the others didn’t. It seems like such an anomaly that it kind of needs an explanation. Otherwise it happened just because they decided killing a kid would leave a sour taste in the viewer’s mouth and while I’m not actually wanting the kid to have died, a reason for him to still be alive would be nice.
That said, this show is starting to address my concerns that it wasn’t going to give us a proper explanation of the mystery. While we’re not there yet, the last two episodes have taken huge steps towards revealing key bits of information and it is starting to feel like there might be a satisfactory resolution in there which makes the overall viewing experience more enjoyable.
- Episode 6: The Plot Thickens as the Brother Gets Thinner
- Episode 5: Motives Matter, So What Do These Characters Want?
- Episode 4: More on Stasis
- Episode 3: Slow Progress
- Episodes 1 + 2: This Is What A Bad Day Looks Like
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