'Arrow' recap: Olicity love and the return of two old enemies

Wow."Arrow" packed how many revelations into a single hour of "State vs. Queen." The return of Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) from the dead may have been the biggest but what about ...The question of Thea's paternity?The importance of that Buddhist arrow?The death of Count Vertigo (Seth Gabel)?Whatever Sebastian Blood is up to?The Olicity of it all?So many questions! What few answers we have can be found in this recap.Last things firstTo not talk about how Malcolm Merlyn is alive and fixing juries would be to ignore the arrow-shooting elephant in the room. Impressively, the villain even has an excuse for that:"There are parts of the world where death is an illusion. I've been to one. I've become very convincing." We don't know much about how Malcolm turned himself from an irritated billionaire into a lethal archer, but it does seem likely that he would have picked up "faking death" somewhere along the way. Obviously,...



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