Aldnoah.Zero 2 episode 03
There we go! This episode pleased a lot of fans, that’s for sure. I remember when the first season ended and a lot of nerds decided to take it upon themselves to troll anime forums about how terrible the ending was. That was funny…
It seems Slaine has planned this all along. He saved that count from getting killed because of a very specific reason. This might be just me reading into it, but I have a feeling I am right. There is simply no way that he could’ve saved his beloved princess on his own. People would’ve just killed him and the princess in order to continue taking over the earth. So, instead of fighting the unbeatable, he played it safe and stuck with them to win their trust and, during this week’s episode, to await an opportunity to seize power for himself. He saw the opportunity when he was declared that man’s adopted son and took it with both hands.
So yeah, Slaine is now royalty and has control over quite a bit of manpower. Something tells me that this isn’t enough for him and that he will continue this search of his for more power. He already has his beloved princess in one of his facilities and he will continue to protect her until she awakes, which may or may not happen (but probably will).
This little twist? Not entirely surprising. Slaine’s personality is pretty straightforward. I don’t think he would do anything to harm the princess, so it was only a matter of time before we figured out his little plan. I’m actually a little bit more curious to see how Inaho will deal with all of this. I think it’s about time he stopped using a training mech and started using a real mech that’s made specifically for combat.