Jane has memories. Tasha, Reade and Patterson tentatively investigate. Kurt has rethought things. Jane’s gang are frighteningly awful, every utterance of theirs is fronted with hyperbole. Who is this Sheppard that Jane’s gang are beholden to? Kurt finds Taylor Shaw’s remains and his infatuation with Jane cracks. The Shaw cover was a cruel way to control Kurt.
A sombre and terrifying season 2 seems imminent. Jane’s gang are crazy. Jane fights Oscar. Insinuations of bad things to come are made. Complex and divisive things happen. What is Orion? It is worryingly apparent that Kurt has cracked and bad things are coming. Kurt takes a hardline intensely personal position on Jane. Taylor Shaw is dead 25 years and so Kurt arrests Jane. This was very good.
“We’re trained not to leave a trace.”
“Tried to turn you against us.”
“What’s Phase 2?”
“You hate the FBI!”
“Now we’re in it too.”
“And no more sadly for you.”
“Your father was a common man.”
“You pay nothing and do nothing.”
“What is a nothing doing at my court?”
“Free but not unwatched.”
“They will kill us for it.”
The wheelchair bound old man and his dotty wife have issues. The cop will not let go of this. There are 70s era social issues. A woman hides her skinhead past. The Vicar (Hill) is a thief. The Lord lies to the cops and is obviously the sort of person who’d shoot the first person who stopped applauding him.
“All the life we’ve lived.”
“What’s the point of you?”
“The last nice thing he ever did.”
“Then one day the letters just stopped.”
“Pretty horrible stuff.”
“It’s happened again.”
“I don’t know how this man is in her house.”