Synopsis: Seg must decide if he is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice in service of the greater good of Kandor.
Review: The sides of house El such as it is and house Zod appear divided over how to take down The Voice Of Rao and halt Brainiac’s advance towards Krypton and Kandor and the politics of division prove to ignite some dangerous egos.
We finally get a reveal in this episode, which those that have been watching closely like myself would likely have figured out and that would be the true identity of General Zod’s father. We also see two of the Zods duke it out over who should lead the house after the conflict is over, but thankfully Lyta puts a stop to it.
With the Voice of Rao in the wind. All leadership in and around Kandor has pretty much gone and it is only a matter of time before this is going to be noticed, which is why Seg and the rest of the team are working hard to find Rao and end him.
But the main bone of contention is on how will they fight Brainiac. General Zod wants to use the genetic experiment known as Doomsday, which once unleashed will likely demolish the entirety of Krypton, but Zod thinks that they will be able to contain Doomsday once he has served his purpose. Seg isn’t as convinced.
Overall. This was a fairly decent episode with its fair share of fighting, torture and political maneuvering. The reveal with regards to General Zod’s father although obvious was handled fairly well and tied in nicely to the subplot involving Doomsday.
The closing moments set things up beautifully for I am sure will be a frantic finale. With the Voice of Rao dead. Brainiac has had to find another way to channel himself, which leaves us wondering how they will defeat the collector of worlds.
- Incidental Music8.6