Episode 8 from Next Global Crisis (Review)
Wow. Just, wow. Episode 8 of the Next Global Crisis series has just been released, and the producers have raised the bar. I recently wrote that Next Global Crisis is firmly entrenched as the number two heroine website out there behind Zen Pictures. I’m not so sure now. Quite honestly, I think Zen Pictures may now be chasing Next Global Crisis.
If you recall Episode 7, John Roman/Rain perpetrated an ingenious ruse that shook the very foundations of Elite Force and ruined the reputation of Ms. Freedom. Episode 8 chronicles Ms. Freedom’s attempts to find both Powerstar and Suki Deluxe while also restoring Elite Force’s good name.
Responding to a distress call that she is well aware may be a trap, Ms. Freedom comes face-to-face with Sebastian Lunar. Normally, this wouldn’t be a problem for Ms. Freedom. If you remember Episode 10 of the Training Room series, she easily trounced Sebastian. However, her power level is at an all time low as she is still feeling the after effects of Rain’s attack in Episode 7. On the other hand, Sebastian is more powerful than ever thanks to swallowing a pill that vastly increases his strength level.
As usual, it would be a disservice to spoil any of the story for you. Just know that the fight between Ms. Freedom and Sebastian is a back and forth, hard-hitting showdown, with several moments peril fans are going to love. Bearhugs, stomach punches, a test of strength, Ms. Freedom being lifted off the ground by her hair, a long strangulation scene and more. There were also some well played psychological elements to the fight. This is something that you just don’t see anywhere else. Pure genius on behalf of the producers.
I think it’s important to give Harriet Moran, the actress who plays Ms. Freedom, her due. Playing the “Supergirl” character in the NGC universe has to be a difficult job. She has to play the character as the epitome of what every heroine strives to be. That can’t be easy as an actress. She has really grown into the role, and I don’t think she has ever looked more beautiful than she does in this episode.
I couldn’t have been more disappointed when this episode ended, and I mean that as a compliment. I just wanted it to keep going and going. The episode has a cliffhanger ending with a twist I’m guessing some of you saw coming, but that doesn’t make the story telling any less epic. Bravo to everyone at Next Global Crisis.