We’re 5 weeks into Supergirl‘s fifth season, and the dots are lastly beginning to join.
Kara and William continued their investigation into the Rojas household on Sunday, main them to a high-tech baddie generally known as Rip Roar, with whom William and Andrea share fairly a little bit of historical past. Not solely did Rip Roar allegedly homicide Russell Rogers, who was William’s greatest pal in faculty, however Russell was additionally romantically concerned with Andrea. Utilizing stolen expertise from Lex Luthor, Rip Roar triggered a tidal wave that just about worn out your complete pacific coast, a diabolical plot that required your complete crew — together with Nia, who went full ‘Jean Gray in X2‘ on that wave — to foil.
Then got here the large revelations: Not solely are Rip Roar and Russell Rogers the identical particular person — which really felt fairly apparent, particularly given the alliteration of their names — however Andrea is in mattress with Leviathan. (Come to consider it, that second one shouldn’t have been a large shocker both, however I’ll enable it.) Following a profitable launch of Obsidian’s world-changing new VR tech, Andrea was visited by Leviathan’s spokesperson.
“You’ve actually outdone your self with these contact lenses,” she advised Andrea. “I hear they’re as omnipresent as one in every of our plagues or floods. … Leviathan is in all places. And now a downside has come up, and we want you to repair it: It’s Rip Roar.”
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* Kelly deliberate a particular dinner to rejoice her date-iversary with Alex, however their plans had been minimize quick due to the chaos of the day. Even worse, watching Alex throw herself in hurt’s method triggered Kelly’s reminiscences of her fiancée, who died preventing on the entrance traces.
* Lena and Hope spent the hour operating checks on Malefic, making an attempt to harness his energy of persuasion. And since Lena was totally capable of subdue the malevolent Martian by the episode’s finish, I’d say the experiment was a success.
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