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Old June 8 2013, 03:54 PM   #331
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The tower? The tower? RAPUNZEL!!!
Childe Roland or perhaps the Gunslinger.
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Old June 9 2013, 01:08 AM   #332
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Finally saw the finale today.

I agree with the shifting alliances and personal motivations criticism. Tom and his son have become ridiculous. Looking at Monroe, I just kept thinking KILL that bastard already!



Still interested in the show, and will watch the next season.

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Old June 9 2013, 06:44 AM   #333
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The most interesting relationship in the whole series, for me, is not the one between Charlie and her mother Rachel or the one between Tom Neville and his son Jason. It is the relationship between Miles Matheson and Sebastian Monroe.

They were best of friends before the blackout and knew each other from a young age. They kept close after the blackout and worked very hard to found the Monroe Republic and in the process, saving each others lives. They were closer than family.

Then Monroe's slow descent into paranoia and Miles eventual disgust with his friend's resulting behavior caused them to go their separate way. Even when Miles is repulsed by Monroe's actions and recognizes that Monroe needs to be stopped, he still cannot bring himself to kill Monroe when he had the chances. Miles still considers him a brother.

It is a great yet twisted Bromance for me.
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Old June 9 2013, 08:13 AM   #334
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"Borderline Erotic fixation."
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Old June 9 2013, 12:03 PM   #335
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"Borderline Erotic fixation."
Yah i know. I have always been a sucker for bromances. I have always had great bromances when i was in elementry school, high school, army and college. Too bad my romantic relationships with women are not as epic.
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Old June 9 2013, 12:05 PM   #336
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Bromances are between two "equally sane" people, and romances are not.
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Old June 9 2013, 05:41 PM   #337
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"Borderline Erotic fixation."

Best line of the whole show.
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Old June 9 2013, 08:28 PM   #338
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Bromances are between two "equally sane" people, and romances are not.
Clearly you've never had a bad romance.
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Old June 9 2013, 10:09 PM   #339
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^I think he has, read the line again.
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Old June 10 2013, 01:05 AM   #340
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You're right. It's Guy, how could it be otherwise!
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Old June 10 2013, 03:12 AM   #341
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I think what really, REALLY gets to me is the ridiculous "personal motivations" that the writers seem to switch in an instant. For instance, why the HELL is Monroe still alive? They've set him up as the paranoid, psycho dictator and we spent most of the first season with Miles on a mission to get his nephew and kill Monroe. He gets the chance to kill him, but doesn't do it.

We also get a flashback of how he was determined to kill him, but couldn't go through with it.

Rachel is determined to kill him for the death of her son. She is so determined to kill him that she is willing to blow herself up to do it. But she fails. Just hours (a day at most) later, she has the chance to kill him inside the "tower," but....decides not to. Huh?

Miles and Monroe fight in the woods, and savagely attack each other, and Miles has the perfect chance to kill Monroe but....can't.

Devious Neville finally has Monroe tied up and on his knees, and points a gun at his head.....but spares his life. And then Miles comes and inexplicably sets Monroe free.

Sweet Zombie Jesus. Would someone please just kill this man????
Neville's reason is actually quite logical.

As far an the general Monroe Republic knows, Neville is a disgraced officer. Plain out killing Monroe makes Neville into a traitor, and loyalists will go after him.

Neville would set up a show trial, but it would "justify" the killing of Monroe to the Republic, and especially the military. ANd then Neville who "brought Monroe to justice" can "legitimately" take over.

But of course Miles comes out of nowhere to free Monroe...who I agree, needs to die. 1st half of season 2 will be fine.
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Old June 10 2013, 03:35 AM   #342
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It's like we needed yet more evidence that they shouldn't have cancelled the Cape.
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Old July 21 2013, 05:10 AM   #343
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Revolution Adds Stephen Collins as Rachel's Dad, Makes Season 2 Tweaks
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Old July 21 2013, 07:02 AM   #344
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Stephen Collins has a million dollar ask for conventions, because he hates conventions.

I wonder as he becomes a more attractive guest, because of his yet more excessive genre work, that his ask becomes yet more ridiculouser?
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Old July 21 2013, 07:38 AM   #345
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Fuck. they spend all season getting the power turned on and the producers are turning it back off??? Wow, way to alienate the fan base there. That's worse than The Killing. I forsee a drastic drop in viewership for season two.

"it was all about the power the first season, so this season we're taking it off the table" ranks right up there with Ron Moore's "it's the characters, stupid" fail on nuBSG.
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