Before the opening credits of "Traitor" I was already well satisfied with the episode. It only went up from there; little did I know how much!
Cassie's character growth since John Blackwell arrived has been amazing. I was so proud of her to reach out to Diana about everything she was going through when it was Cassie who was hurting so much by Jane's passing. Kids on television are far superior to what I was able to pull off as a teen, because Diana had no problem asking Charles about her heritage.
Diana was sure that she broke her father's heart and that he had no idea, but it didn't look to me like he even flinched at her reveal. I don't know what was more more shocking, that he might have known all along and protected John Blackwell's daughter for 16 years or that it was so difficult to to read his reaction in the first place. When he confronted John at the bar, I honestly couldn't tell if learning about Diana was new or old news. I did enjoy how he towered over John. His height took a bit of the intimidation out of Blackwell. Read More...