The first is narrated by the author Victor Hugo, desperately unhappy after his daughter dies, and seeking any contact possible through the spirit world, during a retreat to Jersey, in the Channel Islands.
Things happened just because. You can clearly tell the writing team was ramping up all of their plotpoints faster than necessary just to get to the point where Brainiac finally shows his true form. Just last weekI wrote that the show was definitely getting more and more entertaining.
I thought that perhaps the show had ironed out its time management issues. But alas, it has not. The same mismanagement of time that allowed the show to go through three to four episodes without moving the plot along has now forced the writers to speed things up because there are only 10 episodes comprising this season, and a lot has to get done in those 10 episodes.
If only the prior episodes were paced better, we could have gotten to Brainiac much quicker, and the story would be in a much better place by now. Let the love triangle die A little personal side note about me: It was always going to be Veronica.
So, I wish Krypton would let their Archie-esque love triangle die a swift death. Just pick a woman already and stay with her. Seg is written to fall back in love with whatever woman whenever the script requires it.
But, Krypton wants its love drama. Is General Zod really evil? But honestly, I really like Zod, and if he said opening up Doomsday was the key to saving the planet, then I as a viewer would be on board to see him awaken the beast.
Jayna distrusts Zod because he wants to rule Krypton?
In any case, the distrust was built solely for there to be a Zod-against-Zod fight. Jayna was about to kill Zod, but Lyta shot her mother, breaking up the fight. But why does Lyta even go along with the plan?
The theme of the night is plot convenience. But a surprise happens! Who rescues a dying Jayna other than her brother, who was presumed dead but has been living in the frozen outlands ever since Jayna left him as a kid!
Jax and Daron remember old times Jax might be one of my favorite additions to the show. Somehow, Daron still manages to escape by buying a ship and heading towards another enclosed city on the planet.
The shocks immobilize him, sending his ship crashing into the outlands. One of the reasons he wanted to escape so badly, aside from his fear of death, is because he has history with Jax. He was once one of her allies in the science guild, or so she thought. He ended up selling her out in order to gain access to her embryonic technology.
The result is something akin to Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. The lack of Adam Strange proves my point about him being a nonessential character. Even without him, the fate of Krypton carried on as if he were still there, mucking things up.
Thankfully for Adam, Seg filled in for him, making bone-headed decisions such as inexplicably moving Doomsday and damaging the ancient technology housing him in the process, meaning he could awaken at any moment and kill everyone.
But whoop, there it is.
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