The glaring loose ends that couldn’t be tied were mercifully put to pasture with a touch of Machiavellian flair, leaving most of the familial dysfunction that has bubbled over the past few weeks to be peacefully resolved.
While our Ledas aren’t totally out of the woods, at least they can stop and enjoy the tranquil clearing they’ve found by collectively outsmarting both military and free market (if not yet religion) in their quest for the dignity of personhood.
The guy might be a misogynist psychopath (more on this in a minute) but his arc is a striking symbol of the government-military-soldier-veteran-poverty-suicide power structure that breeds men as killers with strict codes and expectations of masculine behavior, only to completely abandon them once their political value is spent.
Meanwhile, before meeting Alison at the school, Donnie has arranged for THE CUTEST SCENE TO EVER EXIST.
“You found my boyfriend,” she says, gaping at her tow-truck knight in shining, corn-fed armor. Helena’s new chapel), she recounts her adventures and he just listens in awe — as he should — of his badass monster lady.She seems to be trapped, and will continue sporadically yelling, “Where am I? ” throughout the episode until she gets an answer (though not one she will expect).Art Bell has now given up all pretense and accepted his fate as a full-on accessory to the Ledas’ mission: He’s found them a nice abandoned warehouse/loft where they’ll be able to safely conduct their Kendall Malone–shaped business.Cosima’s post-razor-interrogation chat with Shay doesn’t go too well.Shay is understandably shaken, and pissed; she doesn’t know who Cosima really is, and Cos can’t tell her.