Lodge 49: The Door Season 2, Ep 10
After the events of Mexico, the Lynx regroup at a revived Lodge and prepare for an important coronation. Liz goes for a swim. Connie has a secret. [Season finale.] [more inside]
Lodge 49: Le Rêve Impossible Season 2, Ep 9
In a foreign land, the Lynx search for the Grail and Ernie embraces his fate. Liz rides another gravy train to its end. "She's like some kind of magical, disgusting horse." Blammo. [more inside]
Lodge 49: Zugzwang Season 2, Ep 8
Ernie and Dud meet a legend, who inspires them look deep within and embrace the zugzwang. Liz gets a promotion and Scott goes for a walk. [more inside]
Lodge 49: Exile Season 2, Ep 7
Ernie sees someone from his past, hits rock bottom, and gets lucky. Liz goes to the mat for her employees, and is offered an opportunity. Connie is done being haunted by the end. Scott is released from his duty, and takes a drastic turn. Dud resumes his apprenticeship with Blaise. "I'll sleep when I wake up."
Lodge 49: Circles Season 2, Ep 6
Liz attends Champ's housewarming party, and discovers that there's more happening at Orbis, while Dud finds Blaise, as Blaise found Jackie's story. "We're stuck in a circle, but the magic is just there, just beyond. Merrill knew."
Lodge 49: Estrella y Mar Season 2, Ep 5
Marriages are tested, tried, discussed, considered, and re-considered. Alchemical truths (the magnum opus, making gold, finding the elixir of life and becoming immortal, "an endless catalogue of bullshit") are enjoyed. A psychic is consulted, about life and ponies. And there's a brief, violent interlude with a nail gun, which might just be the nexus for positive changes.
Lodge 49: Conjunctio Season 2, Ep 4
"Well, guys, this is my speech. Long ago, at Shamroxx, we served french fries. But here we serve Pommes Frites. They literally come out of the same bag, and we charge twice as much. It's magic. So, let that inspire you." Also, there's a robbery, an attack with a frying pan, the closing of a door, and a marriage.
Lodge 49: DisOrientation Season 2, Ep 3
Ernie recounts his trip to Mexico to Dud, who hears a solution to all the Lodge's problems. The Shamroxx gang is back together, but this time, they're dealing with Higher Steaks. Dud and Liz learn they need more fydration. Meanwhile, Connie deals with her own disorientation.
Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to resurrect their dead mother goes horribly wrong. [more inside]
There’s a rat looking at us and a hawk flying overhead as Ask Ken and Robin fields a Michael Shreeves question on making familiars narratively satisfying. Our lead time prevents the Politics Hut from engaging in prognostication, so instead we step back to look at ways of understanding this most chaotic and suspenseful of US primary seasons. [more inside]