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The Eminence In Shadow Season 2 Episode Guide


Episode 21: The Lawless City

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 21, “The Lawless City,” Shadow Garden is concerned at the emergence of the Red Moon. It’s a symbol of doom; a harbinger of destruction. Many, like Alpha and Beta, plan to take immediate action. That is, until Lord Shadow spoke. He said he would handle it – alone. All of Shadow Garden felt impressed. But was he motivated by a desire for fame? Money? Or just the chance to utter some cool lines?

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Episode 22: The Haven

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 22, “The Haven,” Cid, or Lord Shadow, had not come close to exhausting the utter coolness he saw in Mary’s intro in episode 21. Not even close. He even interrupted a fight between Juggernaut, Mary, and Claire, just to utter the lines. But Cid ran into a problem – Cid had gotten the lines from Mary. How would she react to Lord Shadow parroting them back to her? Will he change them? Lean into them? And how will Mary react?

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Episode 23: The Hour of Awakening

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 23, “The Hour of Awakening,” Cid felt disappointed. He’d done the Atomic-thing, but he could find no sign of a Big Bad. Disappointed, thinking that maybe this scenario didn’t have a Boss Fight, he went off to find something else fun to do. That’s when Mary and Claire arrived – just in time to see Elizabeth wake up! Though they didn’t see her wake up as much as feel her… How badly was Claire wounded? Can Mary get her to safety? And will Cid find anything else to keep himself occupied?

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Episode 24: The Mast of Falsehood

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 24, “Mask of Falsehood,” Shadow Garden, led by Alpha, opened another front in their battle against the Cult. At first, they made good progress. But then another player entered the game – a player they did not expect. Who is this man? What kind of threat does he represent? And wasn’t Delta’s reunion with her brother just the sweetest thing?

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Episode 25: He Who Pulls the Strings

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 25, “He Who Pulls the Strings,” Alpha planned to deal with an assassin entering the store. But a surprise member of Shadow Garden stepped in to take care of things – Gamma! Will she defend the store – or destroy it? Meanwhile, Yukime shows off her first batch of counterfeit bills to John Smith (a.k.a. Cid). She’s proud of her team’s work – until Cid points out an obvious problem. Or is it?

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Episode 26: John Smith

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 26, “John Smith,” Rose and the agents who had confronted John Smith (Cid in super secret agent disguise) reported back to Alpha and Gamma. Of course, the news was bad – they got swatted aside. Sp Alpha made a momentous decision: she decided to send the human form-tornado of destruction named Delta after John Smith. Will Delta fare any better? How will Cid react? And how much damage will the battle between them inflict on the surrounding countryside?

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Episode 27: Something Precious

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 27, “Something Precious,” Cid’s plan to crash the kingdom’s economy worked – and worked very, very well. Even Shadow Garden’s Mitsugoshi teetered on the edge of collapse. With Alpha in a state of despair, and with Yukime on the verge of achieving her revenge, what’s next for Shadow Garden? Or have we missed something? And what was so important that Eta stayed awake for more than a few minutes at a time? 

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Episode 28: The Dragon’s Tears

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 28, “The Dragon’s Tears,” Cid had departed to let the women of Shadow Garden cool down – though they weren’t angry with him to start with. While he was gone, Hyoro Gali and Jaga Imo tried to visit Cid. Since he didn’t answer, they entered his room – and found ultra exclusive hot springs tickets. And the tickets were a gift to Cid from Mitsugoshi. How will Shadow Garden react when they discover the tickets they had intended for Cid are in the hands of not-Cids? Will Hyoro and Jaga survive the discovery?

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Episode 29: The Key

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 29, “The Key,” Rose/666 found herself on another assignment with 664 and 665. It was supposed to be a simple recon mission, but that was before Victoria/559 joined them. Victoria and Rose share a common trait – one that sets them apart from the other underlings. And Victoria has an agenda. And that agenda doesn’t bode well for Rose. What’s Victoria up to? Why does she so distrust Rose? And how badly will Cid misunderstand things this time?

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Episode 30: The Caged Bird

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 30, “Caged Bird,” Shadow Garden tried to come to grips with Rose’s defection. Lambda in particular felt responsible and expressed alarm when she heard Lord Shadow himself would administer punishment. What will Cid do when he finds Rose? Will Victoria approve? And will Epsilon ever suspect that it’s her fine control over her powers that Cid admires?

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Episode 31: Determination

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 31, “Determination,” Zeta made a terrible discovery – a discovery that likely meant the end of Oriana itself. Someone, probably in the cult, had taken what looked like some kind of trigger, and Zeta feared the worst. As if that weren’t bad enough, Perv Asshat’s hold on Rose turned out to be every bit as strong as we had feared. What can Cid do to change the equation? More importantly, what will he think he’s trying to do versus what will he actually accomplish?

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Episode 32: Highest

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In The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 Episode 32, “Highest,” Mordred caused Ragnarok to emerge from the Black Rose. Mordred’s expectation was his dragon’s rampage would play out just as it had hundreds of years ago. But Mordred ran into a problem: Cid/Lord Shadow. Cid decided to take on the dragon. At first, Mordred was delighted. He would get a ring-side seat to witness the fall of Shadow Garden and its troublesome boss. But then he got distracted: Epsilon and other members of Shadow Garden decided to keep him company. How badly will things go for Mordred? Or will he do better than we expected?

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