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There were multiple shootouts reminiscent of the Magnificent 7. There was blood, death, and yes, even a birth. For a moment, I thought maybe I was a tad harsh with my criticisms during my Underground Season 2 Episode 9 review. It probably felt like the criticism came out of nowhere when I have otherwise enjoyed the season.
After watching 4 Madman - Various - Parasitical Tendencies final hour of the season, I still stand by it. The thing is, each installment individually has been good, sometimes even great. Season two introduced some fantastic characters who have been enjoyable to watch like Georgia and Harriet. The season has also delved deeper into some characters Elizabeth and Ernestine and made some interesting character choices Cato.
We got a lot out of every hour, but most of it didn't advance the plot, per se. But it's the deep character studies of individuals like Elizabeth and Cato that have made the season fascinating and enjoyable nonetheless. None of those things happened. He is such a slippery character. We saw glimpses of him being genuine with Elizabeth, despite his plotting against everyone at the boarding house.
Of course, how foolish it is for any of us to even consider he would be fighting for or against anyone. Cato is consistent in one thing no matter what.
I just feel like they could have California Dreamin - Kenny Vehkavaara & Silvio Simone - Peace, Love & Guitar allowed him to progress as a character without redeeming him. After fleeing the States and heading to London, living the life of luxury, falling in love with a nice woman, Gabrielle - Various - Blackmarket Presents 2 Step - The Best Of Underground Garage returning to change the world, Cato is right back to where he started.
How does one go from funding the movement to operating against it in the span of days to weeks? He went from being a self- serving overseer to being a self-serving slave catcher. The best thing that came out of Cato's most recent development was that he finally killed Patty Cannon. Technically her hubris killed her.
We all saw that coming; the woman was so full All Along - Ezra (26) - Funk n Roll Gabrielle - Various - Blackmarket Presents 2 Step - The Best Of Underground Garage it was silly. I expected more out of Patty, and I'm a bit disappointed. Harriet's a good start, but tonight we'll go down in history. Tonight I'm going to make sure that the legend of Patty Cannon never dies; that the name goes down for years.
I was curious when Cato had that random woman dressing up and pretending to be Patty. After killing the real deal, it made sense. The legend of Patty Cannon would live on, but Cato would be the one behind it, and the hired woman would be the face when needed.
Although, I am also disappointed that Donahue didn't end up secretly being part of the movement. He was such a little shit to Patty the entire season; I just knew there was a reason behind that. Oh well. And is he back to thinking that he's somehow not black like the others? And what are his plans for Rosalee? Will he try to sell her back to Suzanna or whoever else?
Does he want a showdown with Harriet, and he thinks he can use Rosalee to get to it? My heart breaks for Rosalee. She barely had time to spend with her newborn son did she even name him? Her health is in jeopardy.
It was a truly sweet moment when Noah found his baby and rejoiced over the fact that he was born free. That mission to save Daniel's family nearly cost everyone their lives. I loved the fact that Noah and Elizabeth were gung-ho about helping Daniel. Georgia is Let Me Go Girl - Jackie Edwards - Do It Sweet a badass character, but as the season progressed, she went Heist - Luis CL - BD04 being level headed to overly cautious and too non-confrontational for someone trying to make a real difference.
Georgia: I want to help them, I do, but there are only three of us. Elizabeth: We Gabrielle - Various - Blackmarket Presents 2 Step - The Best Of Underground Garage change that. If they're afraid of John Brown, let them know that they should be.
Rosalee: Give them their revolt. Georgia: You are talking about armed insurrection for one man and his family. Noah: If we ain't doing this for a good man and his family, then who the hell are we doing this for? Am I the only one who thought it was odd when they said it was only three of them? What happened to the rest of the criminally underused Sewing Circle? When the boarding house was under attack, Georgia was not going down without a fight.
God, I love watching her wield a gun. Elizabeth, finally completely crossed over to the morally gray dark side. She was heading there all season, but we finally got to see it during that rescue mission. Elizabeth was seeing black leather and had a gun on hand. Elizabeth did not come to play. She was there to kick ass and take names.
The only thing shocking about her shooting the master in the head was that Lucas was shocked that she did it. Has he not been paying attention at all? Captain Brown organized a slave revolt, attempting to arm slaves with the arsenal of weapons being shipped in and out there. He was unsuccessful in pulling it off, and many people died, I believe that was what led to him being arrested and later hanged. Radical, revolutionary Elizabeth has been a delight. Not so long ago, I was where you is right now I tried to drown myself, but I was saved, I thought I was all alone, but someone reached a hand out and showed me I wasn't.
I don't know if I should reach a hand out to you. I'm not sure you deserve to be saved. Things you done, blood on your hands Tom was, I would have sat here and watched you pull that trigger, maybe even done it myself. But something in my heart has shifted recently. And I'm glad for it because it's let me start to forgive myself. We don't have to keep feeding the darkest part of ourselves.
The only difference is Ernestine has mostly worked through hers and August is still working on it. Ernestine acknowledged as much, but they both can break your heart. I wondered why August took Ernestine to his wife and slave's graves? It was such an intimate thing to do. The man was his family too. When Ernestine gave him the drugs to dull his pain, I knew she would make a run for it.
Their scene where Ernestine stopped him from killing himself was one of my favorite of the night. There is no resolution for either character. In the event of season three, I wonder how it will go on from here? Will it take place ten months in the future or will it be flashbacks and flash forwards?
Is the next mission Noah finding and rescuing Rosalee and Georgia? Will the next season explore the Harper Ferry riot? Will Cato continue to be an adversary? This was the season of citizens vs. I can't wait to see them fight again. Did the finale leave you on the edge of your seat? What do you hope to see in season three? What is Elizabeth up to?
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