IN REVIEW: THOR: METAL GODS – EPISODE 12

Our heroes follow Skarra to Miskandar where Loki realizes they’ve made a terrible mistake.

Synopsis: Our heroes follow Skarra to Miskandar where Loki realizes they’ve made a terrible mistake.

Review: With just three more episodes left. The story is getting to the business end as more and more is being revealed.

The Story

Having retrieved the Crown. Thor and his friends make their way to Miskandar where they all learn of the Crowns history from Skarra. All but Loki seem to be affected by either the crown or their surroundings. All except Loki, who is beginning to wonder if they have made a terrible mistake in returning the Crown to Miskandar.

Narration

Daniel Gillies has a lot of subtexts to play within this episode as he needs to sell us on the idea that Thor, Horangi and everyone other than Loki could well be going mad. But sell it in such a way that we much like Loki are wondering if they are or not. Overall. I think he does a pretty good job of selling it, but the person that seems most affected is Skarra who seems to be talking at thin air.

Overall

Writer Jay Edidin does a wonderful job and gives us an episode where we not only get a huge info dump with regards to the origins and the original use of the Crown, but we also get an element of intrigue in wondering whether some of the team are beginning to be driven mad by the Crown. I loved the moment where Thor declares to Loki that he is going to bring the Miskandarians back but momentarily has us all wondering if he will be able to magic the dead race up out of thin air.

I also enjoyed the moment where Loki asks Skarra who she is talking too.

Overall. This is a really enjoyable half-hour, which leaves things set on a nice little precipice for next week’s thrilling chapter.

9.8
THOR: METAL GODS – EPISODE 12
  • Story
    9.5
  • Narration
    10
  • Audio Production
    10

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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