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Wow, this series certainly got grim in its final act. It’s definitely a lot of new information to set up the last box, but I think it’s great that this series hinted at so many of its plot points in previous joke episodes. It definitely suits this show. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that there’s no point in guessing with this show. That being said, I still don’t buy the characters deaths. I’m looking forward to seeing how it all turns out.
This episode dialed the sci-fi up to like 11 or something. I’m actually kind of fine with that. Still, it’s a lot to take in. It feels like there’s a vast history for Nikai that’s missing.
It’s not the grandest reveal, but I think finding out that Kirill is the only person immune to Anthem suits him. He’s always been a subtle guy, right?
It’s hard to find the comedy moments in this episode, but I thought it was funny that everyone at SEVEN-O basically figures out the information Kirill is being told at exactly the same time.
Did I miss something with this rocket? It kind of popped up as a thing that the military was developing, and I’m overly suspicious that it’s setting up something for the final episode.
The plan to free Kirill was cool, and it was great to see Doug come up with it after telling Kirill that he wouldn’t rescue him back when Kirill rescued Doug.
I’m getting suspicious about this final scene. Sure, Valery’s appearance was a bit of a surprise, but I honestly think it would be more fun to see Doug’s plan come together. If Kirill and Doug manage to defeat Cooper without the Anthem or the drug made from Kirill’s antibodies, it would just seem like Valery only existed to keep Doug from using the Anthem.
Plus, I think the series is setting up some drama around Doug and Anthem. This random comment from Max suggests that Doug has attempted to use Anthem before with negative results, so it would make sense for him to use it to revive after being shot.