Episode 263 – Every Revolutionary Has Blood On His Hands

Episodes discussed: Angel 5×21 Power Play and The Fades Episode 6

Time Stamp: Fades starts 1:01:00

Power Play

Written by David Fury; Directed by James A. Contner

Angel makes a dangerous move. Discussion points include:

  • Angel’s gambit
  • Stumbling into the Deep State
  • Angel’s murder
  • Fighting the long defeat
  • The subtext becomes text
  • Everyone else’s reactions
The Fades Episode 6

Written by Jack Thorne; Directed by Tom Shankland

Paul’s visions unfold. Discussion points include:

  • The treatment of secondary characters
  • Mark and Sarah…whoops, Vicky
  • What makes Alice tick?
  • The wings pay off
  • Hope and despair
  • Emphatic non-resolution

Next time: Angel 5×22 Not Fade Away.

About Katherine Sas

Graduate of Messiah College and Signum University with degrees in literature. I'm a student of the imaginative literature, TV, and film, particularly Tolkien and the Inklings, Doctor Who, and the fairy tale tradition.

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