Revolution Season 2 Review “There Will Be Blood”

In what felt like the second half of the season premiere, “There Will Be Blood” continued to develop the idea that this is going to be a much darker year for Revolution. Even the episode’s title suggests a grim outlook on coming events. For all the dark moments, though, this was another solid episode of the series, showing that the show is making the most out of its renewal to create a new, more cohesive identity.

Back on the east coast, Tom is starting to plot against the newly-arrived Patriots, with his first order of business being to gain his trust. Of course, he does so in his standard, manipulative way, tricking a rebel into trying to kill the Secretary. He offers to help with security in the survivor camp, so it seems like it’ll be a while before he makes any kind of major play. That said, I’m alright with the idea of decompressed storytelling, as it’ll allow us to get a better idea of all the new players that have arrived this season.

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