Here's the life lessons we learned from Episode 3.
Out With the In-Laws
Even in a post-apocalyptic future, it's tough to impress the parents of the person you're in love with. We kind of figured on Rafe being tough in defense of his youngest daughter, but seeing Datak dis Christie's cooking was a nice reminder that humans don't have the market cornered on distaste for inter-species romantic mingling.
Clothes Don't Make the Man
We have to admit, Sukar's fashion sense struck us as a bit...odd, at first. The top hat, OK, we can deal with, but that green, feathered shoulder thing? What's up with that? Still, his sense of honor, mentorship of Irisa and general badassery have won us over. Go, Team Sukar.
One Person's Shtako Is Another's Salvation
Stumbling into a pile of hellbug shtako might seem like a particularly stinky incidence of misfortune, but the ever-resourceful Nolan saw it as an opportunity; an opportunity not to get torn to shreds by broodlings thanks to the fact that the waste material in question would mask his scent, and that of his compatriots. Kind of makes you think, doesn't it?
There's Such A Thing As Cooking Grease Kink Who knew.
The Buddy System: Still Important
Look, we're not the sharpest knives in the drawer, but even *we* know that going jogging alone through a mutated wilderness while wearing headphones that drown out the ambient noise (and any suspicious growls) isn't a very smart move. There's crazy things in those woods - didn't this guy watch Episode one? If Dalton Taggart had an exercise partner, things might have gone differently for the former wildcatter.
Nothing Good Happens Underground
Last week, we had Ben Daris trying to destroy Defiance by setting off a bomb in the buried ruins of old St. Louis. This week, there's a whole nest of Hellbugs right under the town. We know McCawley Mines is important to the town's economy, and all, but we're beginning to think it might be wiser to stay out in the sun in Defiance rather than venturing into its depths.
The best way to get a girl's father to accept her boyfriend? Lie that said boyfriend saved her life. Works like a charm