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I don’t think FLAG is all that

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

It’s already up to the 22nd episode of Ergo Proxy; the final episode would have aired tomorrow. It has already been three weeks since my last Ergo Proxy update: some frequent visitors (Danchik and others) have asked what happened to me. Aside from the pressures of school (think about it, we had classes from Monday to Sunday), I also am disillusioned when it comes to Ergo Proxy. I seriously believe that the show has gone to hell. It doesn’t even have what I consider to be plot; its plot is just a string of extremely loose and disparate events seemingly connected with one another. I know pretense and falsities abound sci-fi shows and series, but this was just pushing it. I like Ghost in the Shell in that although it was also covered with pretense, it still had a plot coherent enough to tell where the story is going towards. In Ergo Proxy, I don’t know, but I don’t see the story going anywhere. I’ll probably post about it in the near future, but don’t be surprised if I post about the last episode first before I do so with the other episodes. The shock value in doing so will probably be more, so I’m going to do that if I can: I will report about the mammalian respiratory system within this week, and that’s why it’s going to be a tall order (posting about the final episode of Ergo Proxy). (more…)