Round and Round and Round
In fucking circles
You know, I didn’t ask for much. All I wanted was one – one – episode where there was no Yui the Mighty Blood Bank to suffer through and for the first few minutes, it seemed like I’d get my wish.
Cordelia is in Yui’s body, complete with a wardrobe change, at the beginning, flirting happily with Richter who’s actually her brother-in-law but is also very obviously in love with her. Ayato shows up all outraged and Cordelia leaves Richter to explain what’s happening while she rests. Turns out Yui is trying to eject her since the awakening is not yet complete – where was that spine when your body snatcher’s kids were chewing on you, Yui? Richter then tells Ayato how he cut out a dying Cordelia’s heart at her request in order to implant it in a new body. This was before Kanato burned down her original body.
How did her heart get into Yui though? There’s no answer to that but we do learn that Yui’s soul will be obliterated once Cordelia fully awakens.
Ayato finds Cordelia standing at the pier and pushes her off into the water. Cordelia doesn’t care since she’s an excellent swimmer but Yui’s body just sinks and somehow, that shock brings Yui back into her body.
But she doesn’t drown and somehow manages to climb back up. How, you ask? Who the fuck knows. If it’d been Cordelia swimming in a borrowed body, it’d make sense. But instead it’s Yui, back in her body and lacking memories, who manages not to drown despite not knowing how to swim. Logic is a joke in this show.
Anyway, this is followed by Ayato sucking on her like he’s been starving for years. What’s worse, he talks during it, saying very sweet shit how Yui belongs to him, heart, body and soul. Kanato and Ayato show up to take a bite but Yui runs away to her bedroom. She seeks out the silver knife but gets ambushed by Subaru who also makes a snack out of her while praising the quality of her blood.
In the conversation that follows, Yui makes it clear that she doesn’t carry the knife because she’s afraid she might use it.
Oh yeah, that’s a real damn tragedy. Attacking your attackers – how unthinkable!
What. The. Actual. Fuck. were they thinking when they made this character? Seriously, what?
Anyway, this heap of rubbish is capped off by Richter showing up and spewing some bullshit about how it’s Yui’s blood making the brothers crazy and how they will eventually kill each other for it. He tells her to clear her mind and accept that solution that makes itself knows.
To no one’s surprise, the great solution is allowing Cordelia to take over her body and Yui actually goes through with it because of course the safety of the people who’s been nothing but cruel and callous and has repeatedly harassed and molested her for days is more important than keeping her fucking soul in her own body.
I can’t deal with this shit.
The salt on the wound is knowing that Yui will inevitably return after vanquishing Cordelia with the power of love or something equally demented.
This pile of excrement doesn’t deserve thinking. It needs burning.
I can confirm that I will most certainly not be watching season 2. I AM DONE.