Arrow wrapped up a two-part story arc this week as Oliver Queen and Helena Bertinelli became first partners in the war on crime and then enemies when their goals clashed. Before the end, the two managed to spark a war between the Triads and the Bertinelli crime family and cause some friction in the developing romance between Tommy and Laurel. All in all, a busy week for Starling City's vigilante hero.

"Vendetta" was generally a pretty predictable episode given the foundation laid last week in "Muse of Fire." It was obvious that Ollie and Helena would enjoy a brief period of happiness before their inevitable split once Helena's need for revenge outweighed her desire for personal happiness. About the only question was whether Helena would survive the final showdown. And I'll admit, the episode had me believing for a few minutes that Huntress would go the way of Deadshot and manage to get herself killed in her debut appearance. Fortunately, the writers weren't so short-sighted this time around. Read More...


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