Nikita Review: Greetings, Princess Alexandra Anastasia Udinoff!

Division misses one base when recruiting criminals without family or loved ones: they don’t think about people’s pasts. It’s not like they fly the recruits across the country to ensure they don’t have a run-in with someone who thinks they’re deceased.

On "Alexandra," by far the darkest episode of the season, we saw how this can be a problem, visiting the tragic past of Alex - or I should say, Princess Alexandra Anastasia Udinoff.

During "Free", I found myself wondering why Alex’s father seemed as if he knew he would be killed, and now we know why.

Alex’s dad was not only a company owner, but a King. I did not see that coming, and my heart broke for her when she was forced to be a part of his legacy, ultimately finding herself illegally transported to America as part of a Russian sex slave trade. It was particularly hard for me to watch her withdraw from the drugs Vlad with which shot her up. When Alex killed him and took her father's watch back, her eyes closed in a moment of relief. Read More...


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