Enemies of enemies make good friends, paintball still actually exists and other important lessons learned.
Seeming Is NOT Being
This Castithan maxim has popped up repeatedly this season, but it was proven wrong yet again in this episode when the would-be mayoral assassin turned out to be nothing more than a paintball gun-wielding punk kid. Oopsie.
Paintball: Still Popular
Speaking of which, who knew that people would still even have paintball guns in the post-apocalyptic future? You'd figure that, after 30 years of world-shattering war, folks might get tired of shooting at each other.
Don't Mess With the Family
All Alak could think when he married Christie was how happy he was to tie the knot with the love of his life. Now, however, he's learned the downside of marrying into the McCawley clan - answering to his father-in-law. Ouch.
Nolan had to face a double dose of regret this week - both for the comments he made as a soldier (which were exposed by Datak) and for his killing of the false assassin. But he showed how to handle it, owning his mistakes and trying to move forward.
The Devil You Know...
Amanda showed a lot of guts standing up to the E-Rep, but the result was seeing Marsh in bed with Datak, which can't bode well for her prospects in the mayoral race. Would she have been better off playing ball? Time will tell...