Watch out, Mine! You have competition!
I’m short on time so I’m gonna keep this short. And this time I mean it.
Alas, Poor Lubbock
He never got to tell Najenda.
The big event is that Lubb gets taken out. This was to be expected given the number of death flags he raised in this episode and in episodes past. Guess it all caught up to him after all. As far as the rest of the episode goes, things felt extremely rushed. I figured the prime minister’s son would have a bigger role to play. Instead, he turned out to be another one of those disposable villains. Granted, he helped bring Lubb down. But he didn’t exactly stick around much after that. This also gives the show yet another opportunity to remind us how hilariously horrible the prime minister is by having him not give a shit about his own son’s passing. But what else is new?
Alone and broken.
So now Tatsumi is captured and Night Raid are in a bit of a pinch with two men down. If I had to guess, they will try to rescue Tatsumi despite his execution most likely being a trap. And if the show wants to play up our expectations, it will have Mine charge in or something only to come face to face with Esdeath. Cue a battle of the fates over Tatsumi’s body love. Not that there’s much of a competition as far as the hero himself is concerned. I’m certain he has no romantic feelings for Esdeath while actually having a budding relationship with Mine. Anyway, normally I’d say that Mine is in trouble as far as death flags go. But if she does die, that might drive Tatsumi completely over the edge and turn him into a dark, angsty mess of an anti-hero. Which isn’t exactly an original or interesting development at this point. So I have faith the show will avoid the cliche.
Looks like Kara gets some Esdeath goodness next episode. This can only mean the bodies will hit the floor.
Will Mine rush recklessly to Tatsumi’s side?