WARNING: The next characteristic comprises SPOILERS For Supergirl, season 4, episode 8.
Supergirl season 4, episode 8, “Bunker Hill,” proved an thrilling mid-season finale, even with out the ultimate scene, which set-up this yr’s Arrowverse crossover occasion, Elseworlds.
The occasions of the episode noticed Nia Nul beginning to acquire mastery over the prophetic dream powers that she’s been conserving secret all season. The episode additionally noticed violent vigilante Manchester Black and anti-alien militia chief Ben Lockwood (aka Agent Liberty) arrested for his or her crimes. Sadly, a mob shaped to protest Lockwood’s arrest even earlier than he arrived for processing at Nationwide Metropolis Jail. This means that the battle with the Kids of Liberty could be beginning and that their affect could attain as excessive because the President of america, who fired Supergirl from the DEO after she refused to disclose her secret identification to the world within the wake of Agent Liberty’s seize.
Whereas Supergirl‘s closing scene masterfully set the stage for Elseworlds, there are additionally plenty of issues to think about relating to current occasions on Earth-38. Listed here are a few of large questions Supergirl followers are asking after the mid-season finale.
- This Web page: Supergirl Questions About The Midseason Finale
- Web page 2: Questions About Supergirl’s Future & Elseworlds
What Does Brainiac-5 Know About Nia Nul?
When Kara mentions that Nia Nul had a practical nightmare involving Agent Liberty, Brainiac-5 is shocked that Kara was so fast to dismiss it as not being an enormous deal. Catching himself, Brainy explains that he cannot clarify why, however he thinks Nia Nul could possibly be the important thing to catching Agent Liberty. It’s clear to Alex and Kara that Brainy is aware of greater than he’s saying, however when he’s questioned additional on the purpose he says that he cannot say any extra as a result of it’s based mostly on data of the long run and he might trigger a paradox.
Finally, Nia reveals that she is from a planet known as Naltor, the place among the girls have the ability to see the long run by means of precognitive goals. Brainiac-5 then reveals that he is aware of about Naltor and will help Nia to focus her powers, by accident calling her Nura as he tries to calm her nerves. That is an Easter Egg for followers of the unique Legion of Superheroes comics, the place one in all Brainiac-5’s teammates was a Naltorian named Nura Nul. The implication right here is that Brainiac-5 is aware of Nia’s descendant and that Nia herself is destined to develop into a determine of legend within the 31st Century.
Is President Baker An Anti-Alien Bigot?
Elevated to the American Presidency after it was revealed that the previous President was an alien shape-shifter, President Baker’s actions all through Supergirl season Four have solely served to assist the Kids of Liberty. When Supergirl was confined to a high-tech contamination swimsuit after the environment was seeded with Kryptonite, he forbade Supergirl from participating The Graves Siblings, permitting the anti-alien terrorists to run amok. President Baker then positioned the DEO below the supervision of USMC Colonel Lauren Haley, who made it clear that she meant to steer the DEO again to its authentic mission of defending america from potential alien threats with army power. Lastly, on the finish of “Bunker Hill”, President Baker demanded that Supergirl both reveal her secret identification or be fired from the DEO. Not like Col. Haley, President Baker hasn’t overtly voiced any anti-alien sentiments, however the query nonetheless stays – is he a prepared disciple of Agent Liberty’s philosophy or only a spineless politician making an attempt to appease his extra vocal (and bigoted) donors?
No matter Occurred To The Russian Supergirl Clone?
It was stated early on that Supergirl season Four can be partly based mostly upon the classic Superman storyline Red Son, that includes a clone of Kara Zor-El who can be recruited and skilled by the Russian authorities. But we have seen surprisingly little of the “Pink Daughter” after a powerful debut in the course of the Supergirl season Four premiere. The final time the Russian Supergirl was seen was on the finish of season 4, episode 4, the place it was revealed how she had survived the environment of Earth being full of microscopic shards of Kryptonite. Presumably, her storyline is poised to renew following Elseworlds, the place her existence is sure to lift a number of uncomfortable questions now that Kara has the American authorities questioning her loyalties.
Web page 2 of two: Questions About Supergirl’s Future & Elseworlds