Oh for sure. Evil or dead (possibly for running her mouth). She is way too enjoyable.
She isn't looking for a conviction. She doesn't need beyond a reasonable doubt. Her threat was to go to ESPN. To drum up enough controversy to have all his sponsors drop him. To lose public support.
I recognized his voice and couldn't stop laughing. The scene was just so deeply unsettling, weird and hilarious.
He is so creepy. So incredibly, deeply creepy. Talking about being a god. Threatening in that low key conversational way.
And Maeve, talking about his abusive, murderous ways. That made me shudder.
I don't know who wins in a fight, but I don't think ATrain knows either. He also doesn't know who she has ready to spill. He doesn't have any backup, but he knows she has Hughie. He takes a shot, he better kill her. And even then, there are other players involved.
Karen Fukuhara was amazing in the scene with her brother. Truly great work.
I agree. His reputation is critical if he wants to remain where he is and not get sent off to some small town somewhere (or worse if the reputational harm blows back on the Seven and Homelander gets involved).
The Seven are barely superheroes. They are packaged, marketed media-driven personalities.
I love Starlight standing up to ATrain. I loved the montage of the same garbage questions and the glitzy media rollout that felt like a steaming pile of bullshit.
I actually enjoyed this episode way more than the first. It had some lighter/funnier parts and the pacing was better, in my opinion. I also really liked the change in the team. The refusal to just go along with Butcher.
I am least enthralled with The Deep, but the gills were hilarious to me and the pseudo-scientology angle could be interesting.