All through the episode, Martin is making an attempt to persuade his son that he is modified and is not desirous about killing other people. Brilliant is not purchasing it, however the war comes to a turning level when Brilliant asks Martin to harm the serial killer that they have got been attempting to apprehend, the Woodsman (John Ellison Conlee). Brilliant desires him to torture the person to to find the abducted girl’s location, however Martin does not need to flip again to violence. Then again, Brilliant effectively persuades him.
When Martin emerges from torturing the Woodsman, he looks as if an addict returning to his vices, whilst Brilliant is left questioning if he made the correct resolution. They to find and save the lady, however Brilliant then calls the police, successfully turning his father in. The two of them argue; Brilliant says Martin does not belong on this global, whilst Martin is livid at his son’s betrayal. Finally, Martin displays he nonetheless does not imagine he did anything else unsuitable when he says, “I used to be a excellent father,” after which comes to a decision his freedom is worth greater than his son’s existence. He tries to kill Brilliant, however Brilliant turns the knife again on him.
Whether or not or no longer Martin can in fact exchange is not a solution given simply — whilst he returns to his murderous tactics on the finish, he wasn’t given an excellent likelihood due to Brilliant’s previous insistence that he harm the Woodsman. Plus, the display’s creators do not precisely agree a technique or every other. Co-creator Sam Sklaver informed TVLine, “Even though Martin can exchange, he killed 23 other people. And he cannot be on this global. That is not up for debate,” whilst Chris Fedak was once extra at the fence. Nonetheless, fixing his downside through murdering his son — or, making an attempt to — isn’t a excellent signal.