Londo finally figures it out. His “associates” are far too dangerous to be around. Unfortunately he has figured it out far too late. The Narn-Centauri War reaches its final stage with some of the most poignant boom of the series. One scene in particular is just an incredible example of film-making. Yet, in spite of his repugnance of it, when the final time comes, Londo seems to embrace his fate and the evil associated with it.
As Londo grows away from the light, we begin to see the steps of G’Kar growing into the light. True, they are first steps, but we see the pettiness beginning to be stripped.
As dark as the episode is, we do have some lighter moments. One favorite character is back and we hear another mentioned. If you think this might be a clue; yes, it is.
For any other series this would be an amazing season finale. Guess what? There are still two more episodes to go and the just keep getting better.
This episode we get Babylon 5’s take on time travel. We also get some answers on what happened to Babylon 4. Or not. Well, ok, we do get some answers, but in typical JMS style those answer keep raising more darn questions! We also meet another well loved guest character for the first time: Zathras. Not Zathras or Zathras, but Zathras. (Are you able to keep the distinction?) We also find out the price one pays if the Grey Council decides to honor you.