Warning: Contains Spoilers!
‘Oh, God,’ Maggie uttered. ‘DJ’s here.’
Aufwader’s Thoughts: There are some wonderful Wyrd Museum echoes here. We’ve got creepy little girls in flickering corridors, preserved dead creepy-crawlies, majestic white beasts exhumed from legend, and even an anachronistic battle scene. Then the second half of the chapter brings us right back to Fighting Pax with a thump. Suddenly, Eun-mi has killed her own father and Gerald is dead. I refuse to believe it, so instead I’m going to say ‘Oh no, he died! But there’s still this much left to go!’ and hope for the best. Encore, Gerald, encore!
Matt’s Thoughts: This is such a Netflix show waiting to be filmed. But the imagery is so vivid, I can also survive without a TV version! A skeleton unicorn savaging a bunch of North Korean soldiers who are falling under the power of Dancing Jax at the same time. The six-year-old Nabi picking up the book and continuing to read. It’s grim but
But lest all the gorings and shootings become too much, we see the incredible power for good that is Gerald. I’m not sure if there has been a character that radiated this much light into the dark world of Jarvis canon since Alice Boston.