|Episode 4: Turnabout Succession - Investigation part 2.5 recap|
Oh sweet, I actually get to replay the time when Phoenix meets Shadi in case 1... and now finally the secret of why Zak had to follow Magnifi's orders is revealed.
I was sure Zak would turn out to be the villain, but it seems everything he's done was just for to pass on the Gramarye magic to his daughter. I can tell now that he really isn't a bad guy. Now it's obvious that Kristoph is the real main villain that has messed everything up for Phoenix. Zak's plan didn't even require forcing Phoenix to present forged evidence, so that must've been all Kristoph's doing.
Now, this is weird, I need more evidence before I can find something out from Zak, and I guess I'm going to get that evidence by traveling through time to find something out, and then going back and presenting it to Zak? that's uh... what?
Now it seems I don't have enough evidence to show why Kristoph killed Shadi Smith... come to think of it I'm not exactly sure why myself. hmm...
Brushel's connection to Thalassa sure is weird and unexpected... uh... wtf it sounds like he's known Thalassa all his life or something. What fucking relevance does this have? or don't tell me the writers just pulled this one out of their ass for no reason?
Okay, so it's from Brushel of all people that I find out that Thalassa had another kid before Trucy, with another guy who died a year later. Again I can't see the logic they had in connecting a shitty side-character like Brushel to the main plot like this... wtf.
I have a hunch who Thalassa's other kid may be... and if I go now to do Shadi's psyche-locks... turns out I'm right. Apollo has that same truth-seeing power as Trucy, because he is the son of Thalassa Gramarye. That makes so much sense now... I'm really interested to see who Apollo's father is, too. A performer who was killed? Maybe it relates to one of the previous cases somehow...
Oh my god @ Zak's confession... he didn't do it, but he's admitting to it anyway... I just don't know what to think anymore. Did Valant really kill Magnifi and try to frame Zak for it? In that case it's clear that his motive was so he could inherit Magnifi's magic instead of Zak, it seems like he cares more about that than anything else. Valant might not be as innocent as I thought he was...