“The Side Effect”
March 6, 2019
“You are trapped in your POV. You have a classic case of white male protagonism, Derek.”
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“A Timeline and Place”
February 27, 2019
“It can’t get much worse.”
Julia pushes back on Quentin’s plan to help the Monster rebuild his body in order to get Eliot back. She thinks the potential risk of collateral damage is too great. Quentin confidently says they’ve taken down gods before.
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“Escape from the Happy Place”
February 20, 2019
“You should know your friend Eliot is dead.”
There’s a persistent knocking at the door of the Physical Kids’ cottage. Eliot would rather not answer it. He and his signature cocktail walk away from Todd and join the party that wasn’t happening just a moment ago.
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“Marry, Fuck, Kill”
February 13, 2019
“Where do gods go for magical medical advice?”
Josh suggests Julia look for help from the manaeds—high priestesses slash nurses of the gods and followers of Bacchus. Penny 23 is more than happy to transport Julia to Fillory. They walk through a clearing full of passed out partiers.
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“The Bad News Bear”
February 6, 2019
“Marina, why do you look like you’re fleeing something?”
Because she is. Namely, the imminent death and destruction that’s about to be wrought on Kady, Penny 23, and Josh by the Monster. But if Margo wants to take a pass on joining her for a breakfast burrito in favor of saving her friends, Marina will at least give her a tiny assist.
Get the Monster to sit in the gold chair.
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“Lost, Found, Fucked”
January 30, 2019
“Go in the woods. Get a pig.”
The Monster could just conjure one, but it has to be caught with human hands and stained with human effort. A wild pig. The younger the better. Enyalius won’t come without a sacrifice.
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“A Flock of Lost Birds”
January 23, 2019
The Monster and Brian stand beside an ice cream truck. They’re both spattered with blood. The Monster says Brian got so much on him from that boring waiter. He can get cleaned up when they get to the temple in Greece. They have to hurry now.
Continue reading “‘The Magicians’: Fix it”