Posted 22 October 2019 - 01:28 PM
OK, some thoughts on Batwoman.
1. I don’t think that the Ex- was happy with the notion that Kate could replace her so fast, certainly her expression as Kate and the Barkeep interacted would suggest that.
2. The Ex’s husband … OK, normally guys aren’t attuned so much to relationships, and had the Ex- simply mentioned that she had been friends with the boss’s daughter at the academy, that would’ve been the end of the matter as far as hubby is concerned. But she didn’t. She didn’t mention Kate at all. He finds out about the connection from Kate, and so the Ex has lost control of the narrative as her silence now has him asking all kinds of questions she’d rather he didn’t ask.
3. The step-mom … Yeah, I’m still going with wicked step-mom, since I cannot conceive of why she didn’t want the knife checked, and seems really, REALLY disturbed by the reappearance of Beth, more than she is by the threat Alice represents.
4. Tommy, Kate, and Luke … That was strange. That Tommy was a friend and rival of Bruce I could buy, as was the notion that he felt cheated because he was denied his inheritance while saddled with the responsibility of tending to his mother, thanks to Batman. I still am wondering just what caused him to make the connection between Bruce and Batman, did I miss something, or is this something they’ll explain later. That he knew just where the arsenal was in a supposedly secure facility is … well, with money and resources I suppose, but it does leave the question, why wasn’t the arsenal secured down in the supposedly secret Batcave?
I did like that Kate could commiserate with Mary about getting assigned a security detail, while the Ex is left in the dark. I also liked that Mary was willing to drop her pose in order to help the injured lady … so, YAY, Mary!
Still, this was a good episode, and I do like that Kate Kane had to talk herself into picking up the mantle Bruce dropped, and make it her own. After all, costumed crusading isn’t an occupation that one casually enters.
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Let me think of the right and lend my assistance to all who may need it, with no regard for anything but justice.
Let me take what comes with a smile, without loss of courage.
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