Alphas Review: Convince Yourself

"When Push Comes to Shove" reveals a lot about Nina, and the heavy baggage she carries with her every day.

It’s really no wonder that Nina pushes people the way she does after learning about her past. She came from a home where her parents never stopped fighting, and eventually, when her powers manifested, her pushing got so painful that her father ended up slitting his wrists.

And, because of it, Nina has never really been herself. She has constantly surrounded herself with people that fit whatever image she decided she wanted to be at the time, and instead of sticking it out with the Alphas, somewhere where she was finally beginning to make progress, she splits and makes use of her pushing as a defense mechanism again. Read More...


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