It’s Coming (The Fatal Blow nobody saw Coming)

After It’s Coming, the Heroes Universe went crashing down. This will be followed by a two part Eclipse that already promises to leave the Heroes plot line dragging itself in shame deeper into the sewers.

I understand the idea and metaphor behind The Eclipse, it’s much like The Second Coming. The eclipse, a moment where all is dark and abilities are gone, a eclipse, a momentary distraction that makes one forget that were about to start an all out war in the Heroes Universe. I get it. But right now, after a lagging three episodes, i think it would be best if we just went at it and started fighting. I think that the writers have a wall, much like Laurall K Hamilton’s wall with Post-Its with the will happens ideas for the NicEssus series and much like my own Biology Notebook that rather than housing notes about my class, houses plot ideas, character ideas, should writes and half assed- poems that I wrote in the middle of lecture. And on of those was led on by the Arthur Petrelli steals powers idea that must have been the origin of the Eclipse episode idea.

What would happen if they ALL lost their abilities? I can tell you: a shitful of Company issued Guns, Angela having something to say about their fortune; Mohinder’s eyes wide open at the large number of new test subjects and Sylar going over to the dark side again, possibly killing some characters that would make the Heroes Universe much simpler and gaining a new sense of direction. Possibly, I really have no idea, but I think that after this episode, we will either have to cheer in the brilliance of the writers, or go crawl in bed with Supernatural seasons 1-3 and watch that instead, after renouncing Heroes forever. Oh and at the end, they will ALL have their powers back, this i predict.

Anyway. About It’s Coming.

Sylar is an empath, who knew?

I did not, but I guessed after I heard somewhere that something “shocking” was going to be revealed about Sylar’s powers, since in The Second Coming, we got one answer, I could only imagine they were going to make something up, especially after the much impromptu and not very well though out Elle/Sylar thing. So I guessed, and I was right. Sad but true.

So right now, the two part Eclipse ordeal, to which I am looking forward, to see if Heroes is redeemable, is looming and then the war can start up again.

On good thing about this episode though, is how at the end, the characters were shown gathering, each to their leader, one by one, letting us know where the line was drawn. Except for Hiro, who thinks’ he’s ten and going crazy in Japan with Ando freaking out. Seriously writers, could we not think of another way of distracting Hiro? Anyway,

It’s Coming!!

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