Merlin Series 5 Review “The Drawing of the Dark” — The Battle Lines Are Drawn…

‘The Drawing of the Dark’ saw Merlin prepare itself for the final two episodes of the series overall. It’s taken a long time to reach this point and, fair warning, I can’t say I was entirely happy with the episode.

I’ll start with the positives, though. This episode saw Mordred finally go dark side because of his anger over the treatment of a fellow druid, Kara, who Mordred just so happened to be in love with. While I dislike that it took a lover to turn Mordred against Arthur in the space of a single episode, I was impressed with both Kara and the ending of the episode. Kara was fantastic, a rare 3D guest character in Merlin who was allowed to be horrifically cold, lovingly tender, and impressively resolute in her beliefs all at the same time. Read More...

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