Now we’re getting to the part where everyone dies tragically. Whoo hoo! Continue reading Fate / Zero 20 — Be Careful What you Wish For
So as commenters pointed out last week, Kiritsugu has this unique ability to stow away his emotions when he pulls the trigger. It was this ability that allowed him to kill his father, and now his mother, without remorse. Continue reading Fate / Zero 19 — Happy Mother’s Day, Kiritsugu
This is not how you should use a sacred talisman!
Kids, DO NOT try this at home! Always cut away from yourself with a knife! Continue reading Fate / Zero 18 — Shirley you Jest!
Damn it. The creators sure like to set people up for tragic deaths. For most of the show, I’ve had little to no sympathy for Tohsaka, especially after what he did to Sakura and how plain boring he is. But, when I see how Rin looks forward to seeing him, I can’t hate him anymore! What a cheap shot! Continue reading Fate / Zero 17 — A Family Man
Wow, this was amazing. Just what I’ve been waiting for. Putting up with Saber and Lancer’s chivalry claptrap was almost (but not quite) worth it.
Archibald starts the episode by generally making an ass of himself. First he murders the priest in cold blood (not that the guy didn’t deserve it, but…) and then he rages against Lancer for Sola-Ui losing her arm and being captured. But I find myself nearly able to sympathize with his actions towards Lancer. He did just have his fiancee captured. I would be mad too. Continue reading Fate / Zero 16 — Chivalry, Ruthlessness, and Mercy