True Blood S5E5 "Let's Boot And Rally" OAD 7/8/12

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  1. madscientist

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

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    IIRC there was a pretty clear shot of Luna's wound in the gut, upper-center (just below the ribs it looked like). I wouldn't think that would be immediately fatal but they sure did make it look like she's dead. She could just be unconscious though.

    Sam was shot in the side (at the end of that scene there's a view from above when he's lying on his back and you can see the blood on his right side). Could have hit a kidney which is bad, but most likely (this being True Blood) it's a through-and-through that didn't hit anything vital.

    Or, maybe a vamp will show up and heal one or both.
     
  2. aindik

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    That's a good thought. I'm guessing Tara.
     
  3. Amnesia

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    Weren't the other two shifters shot in the head? If the writers wanted Luna to be dead, they could have done the same thing.
     
  4. aindik

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    If they wanted you to immediately know she was dead, that's what they would have done. They didn't do that, but that doesn't mean she's not dead.
     
  5. Gerryex

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    Yes, I agree that Salome let Russel E. out, or arranged for it to happen. During this episode when she pricked her finger to be let into that secret room I was betting that it was a secret meeting place for the Sanguinistas and I was disappointed when the head of the authority was there and it just turned out to be some sort of shrine.

    And yes, the Iraq story line is TERRIBLE!!! I was waiting for something supernatural to happen which I'm sure will eventually join up with the main story line and it did happen. But its still a bad story line!!

    Gerry
     
  6. aindik

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    Why was Doug taken to the hospital when Russell was taken there? That seems to have been written just so Sookie could have a way to figure out where Russell was.
     
  7. john4200

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    I guess he was the hired help. Salome did not want to carry the body? But I would think they would then feed him to Russell. Strange that they let him go. Sloppy writing, as you say, they needed a way for Sookie to find Russell.
     
  8. Anubys

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    I thought it was a nice touch that they used a real arabic word. Ifrit is the name of a type of poltergeist (like Genie is derived from the word Gin). Gin and Ifrit are supposed beings that live in another dimension and can sometimes cross into our world (through mediums; which is who gypsies and the like pretend to talk to).

    Ifrit are the more mischievous of the "gin" and kids (especially boys) are usually called Ifrit when they are causing havoc (as boys occasionally are known to do!).

    They are NOT smoke monsters, though!
     
  9. Amnesia

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    I thought it was typically spelled "djinn"...
     
  10. aindik

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    I liked how they had a subtitle on the screen when she gave the curse. I thought that was there to tell the audience how to spell this word that we would otherwise have no way of deciphering through the characters/actors southern accents. Uh Freet.

    So, the Man in Black's name is Ifrit?
     
  11. Rob Helmerichs

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    In most shows, there are conventions for when somebody is dead and when somebody is being made to be thought dead, and in this case they definitely did not pass the threshold for being dead.

    But this isn't most shows, this is THIS show, and I can't imagine a "death" scene that would completely convince me that somebody is supposed to be dead.

    If they're dusted, I'd be PRETTY sure. But not completely convinced. :D
     
  12. lodica1967

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    So she is....... only mostly dead? :D
     
  13. aindik

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    Sam gave her a hug and said he was going to check in on her tomorrow. That told me she's dead.
     
  14. Rob Helmerichs

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    In a show where somebody could have a huge hole blown through her head and thus be dead, sure.

    This ain't that show. :D

    I really don't think they're through with Luna putting Sam through the wringer.
     
  15. Shaunnick

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    I use the Franklin Rule.

    If Franklin getting his head smashed in was not to kill him, a bullet to the chest will not kill Luna.
     
  16. Anubys

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    You are correct, I only spelled it that way to make the relationship with genie obvious.

    I don't know about the "d", though. I would just spell it jinn.

    Ifrit starts with a letter not in the English alphabet (Yasser Arafat's last name also starts with that letter). If I had to spell it, I would have gone with afreet.
     
  17. Rob Helmerichs

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    I've seen Djinn, Jinn, Ifrit, Ifreet, Afreet...

    Jeez, you Ay-rabs, no wonder you're so troublesome, you can't even make up your minds how to spell stuff! :D
     
  18. Anubys

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    I'm still trying to figure out how Misr/Masr got misspelled into Egypt!
     
  19. zordude

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    Maybe they just like Final Fantasy :)

    They better watch out, Ifrit has a ton of hitpoints :D

    [​IMG]
     
  20. madscientist

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    They wanted to have the little scene with her and Sam making "don't leave me" eyes at each other. If they blow her head off it tends to lose some of the romantic qualities.

    At least for most people ;)
     

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