Title: Sweet mother of Awesome Rating: 7.5/10
Synopsis: The explosive battle of soul weapons continue this week between Franky and Rajak. Frankenstein’s unstable dark spear starts behaving naughtily, giving him even more power but lessening his control. Everyone is in awe of his strength. Seira and Gejutel are brought before the current lord in the sacred shrine where the previous lord rests. Apparently this is a no-no so everyone’s having mixed feelings about using this consecrated location to carry out their fancy death sentence… Looking all smug and cool in her stiletto boots, the current lord interrogates Seira about her actions in relation to Gejutel the traitor. Seira calmly informs the lord that she still intends to save Gejutel despite the many accusations brought against him. The lord threatens Seira with eternal sleep but Gejutel yells at her and basically calls her a callous bitch who doesn’t deserve to be the lord (woot!). The lord then casually says that Rai and Franky will be forced into eternal sleep after they are captured (silly immortal) BUT! sagacious Gejutel tells her that such a feat is near impossible. He even tells her that he AND Rajak’s father were sent to capture Frankenstein who is actually a…..
Likes: Gejutel’s inappropriate behaviour to the current lord. I love it when they get all inelegant and hotheaded. It’s such a nice change from their general stick-up-ass elegance. The information on Franky’s identity was also appreciated. On the last page (see above picture) his power is literally flowing off of him. If there’s a manly and badass pretty boy in manhwa, it’s Frankenstein. A hair cut would be a welcome change though. I think.
Dislikes: The battle scene between Rajak and Franky. Frankenstein was the one bleeding all over the place last week but this time around Rajak only gets a few minor scratches (slicing his own tummy doesn’t count). Oh, I see his arm bleeding. Nevermind. Also, it would have been nice to see Franky’s attacks actually make contact with Rajak. Frankenstein attacks, there’s an explosion/giant black and purple soul fire, lots of smoke, Rajak gets hurt but we don’t actually see the impact, then he appears with wounds that seem less serious to what Franky got. I’m sorry but I was more impressed with Rajak when he fought Frankenstein last week. He hasn’t overpowered Rajak enough as yet (without his soul weapon emulating Rael) to impress me.
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mu§e: 7.5/10 – Gejutel-nim is COOOOOOOOOLLLDDDD. Does that come with age? The man just doesn’t give a shit. He was just shaming up the lady Lord. As for the bomber about Franky which I suspected but never actually thought to be true…well…heh….now I don’t have to worry about blood interfering in our sexy would-be romance 😛
Random Hot Topic: I expect great things from this kid. I really hope Han Shinwoo develops in strength and in character. Who is your favourite Noblesse character?
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