Alphas Review: Risk, Trust, and Consequences

Alphas continues to be a much better sum of its parts this season, and "The Quick and the Dead" began taking some risks in the storytelling, all of which is already bearing payoffs.

The first risk is deciding to play Nina so quickly. Nina’s continued spiral of self-created ostracism and addiction to push people with her ability creates a dynamic that puts her at odds with the team.

Because while Dr. Rosen wants to bring everyone back together and begin to unravel Stanton Parrish, restoring the team mentality that has been missing over the last few months, Nina has now found herself in a corner where the team doesn’t approve of her continued pushing - and yet it’s a continued necessity in order to retrieve information. Read More...


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