Moriarty’s speak about this new season being a defining one for Annie makes us look again at season 3 and marvel if there have been any lacking alternatives for a defining second there. A variety of her storyline revolved round her frustration with Hughie (Jack Quaid), who wished to be robust as a supe like her. After the couple appear on the verge of breaking apart, Hughie realizes that he does not have to be a supe to be robust. As a substitute, he learns to lean into the strengths he already has and embrace his standing as a standard dude.
This all culminates within the large supe battle within the finale the place Hughie sees Annie shedding a battle with Soldier Boy. He briefly considers taking the non permanent Compound V to avoid wasting her, however as a substitute chooses to assist her out in a more healthy method: by turning up the lights within the room and giving Annie an unprecedented quantity of energy to attract upon.
It is a good solution to wrap up the storyline, apart from the truth that Annie’s large assault on Soldier Boy is … form of underwhelming. The present builds it up as if Annie’s about to unleash some new energy we have by no means seen earlier than, however all she does is knock Soldier Boy over. All he has to do is mud himself off slightly, and he is high-quality. Contemplating that Soldier Boy will get written out of the story a couple of minutes later anyway, the writers may’ve at the least let Annie perform a little extra injury than she does right here.