St. Germain island's grounds shook with intensity, because of the mass murder that occurred. Michael's back story was introduced & things got a little bit more interesting. It was clear that the true path of the community members was to die by his leader's hands. Helix got its groove back as it seems something dark is lurking in the shadows.
First of all, I would like to congratulate the writing staff, because I wasn't that pleased with the second season of the show, until I saw the recent episode. It gave me hope that the momentum of the season is on its way & believe me when I say that is promising.
We learned about Michael's path to become the leader of his own community, he had a Don Quixote style-like. Its still unclear to me if he's the villain of the season or just another anti hero, it's worth mentioning that he's ruthless as hell, since he exterminated the majority of his brothers & sisters.
Damn! what a way to antagonize Alan by making him the killer of his unborn baby with Sarah. It's pretty clear that Michael was behind all of it, since its an immortal baby, probably its still around somewhere on the island. Sarah & Alan are a great couple & formidable lab partners, they relationship cannot be destroyed, the reappearance of the child will ensure that.
The Julia timeline, showed us what it could be key of understanding the importance of multiple timelines on the season, Michael will be vital for Ilaria, but he probably would end up killed soon, because of his actions.
These new virus is pretty weird & unpredictable, the CDC team has to find a cure soon, if they do that, they can save what's left of the community. If they want to kill more people, I hope they bring The Scythe back, he's s cool bad-ass assassin & one of my favourite immortals. Ilaria's presence on the show has felt week, specially because they are being left off the main plot, that could change soon & I'm sure as hell that it will.
The verdict from 'Cross Pollination' reflects the impact it had on me as a viewer, as well as plot-related issues.