The Boys – Season 3 Episode 5 “Last Time… World of Lies” Recap & Review
Episode 5 of The Boys Season three begins in Moscow with Mother’s Milk gazing movies returned of Soldier Boy being experimented on. This is after the nuclear explosion and he by some means survived.
MM is furious and hits out at Butcher for blurring their line of morality. After all, given they’re war for the give up of Supes, doing so by means of making use of the very strength they’re battle towards is a little hypocritical.
As a result, the crew are absolutely disbanded and it’s left with simply Butcher and Hughie to strive and quit Homelander.
Meanwhile, Homelander holds his first board meeting, with the suck-up fits there succumbing to his will. Anyone who so a great deal as tries to query his authority are kicked out. These adjustments ripple all the way down the chain of command, with The Deep made the Head of Crime Analytics.
Annie indicates up to see Hughie, blaming herself for Supersonic’s death, which is spreading throughout the news. Hughie additionally breaks the information that Moscow used to be a entire dead-end… and bringing up the “little” important points which include Soldier Boy and temp Compound V.
Annie is concerned and shocked, telling Hughie (who’s nonetheless on a excessive following his Compound V gig) that she doesn’t prefer to lose him.
A-Train is in the end granted his assembly with Blue Hawk, the place they discuss thru their issues. A-train wishes him to provide a public apology however it’s clear that this complete shtick is no longer what he had in mind.
A-Train ultimately brings Blue Hawk in with his cameras however A-Train’s brother is livid. He does agree to supply him 5 minutes of air-time however Blue Hawk’s speech is disingenuous. Eventually he indicates his actual side, as the furious public name him out as a racist.
Blue Hawk loses his mood and makes use of his powers of countless humans – such as Nate who’s mendacity face-down on the floor. When Blue Hawk ultimately leaves, A-Train is stunned and even extra so when he learns his brother is in no way going to stroll again.
Maeve arrives to see Butcher, startled about Soldier Boy nevertheless being alive. However, she additionally indicates with severa vials of temp Compound V. Despite them both being sober, they figure out to drink together. In doing so, Butcher admits that he desires each single Supe to be killed… and then the pair have sex.
Nina indicates up at the medical institution the place Kimiko is nevertheless recovering. Recovering – however alive. She confronts Frenchie about the collateral harm they’ve induced and tells him he’s going to have to repay that debt to her.
Kimiko awakens when Nina leaves and realizes that Soldier Boy’s powers have performed extra than knock her down – they’ve efficiently taken her powers away completely. Is this how they’re going to defeat Homelander?
Well, Soldier Boy arrives in New York to locate the area very distinct from when he left it. He’s nonetheless struggling PTSD from his time in Russia and in fact, he blows up a town block. With 19 human beings dead, MM sees the information record and right away realizes this is Soldier Boy’s doing.
Hughie and Butcher exhibit up at the crime scene. Radiation is off the charts, the devastation is unreal and MM displaying up, seeing all of this for himself, sees Butcher set up an uneasy alliance with his historic accomplice to take out Soldier Boy. Once that’s dealt with, they can go their separate ways. For good.
MM has a lead, in the structure of a man referred to as ‘The Legend’. He used to be the VP of Vought earlier than it all became into tweets and popularity points. He’s beforehand been in contact with Soldier Boy however he’s concerned this is going to have repercussions.
It turns out that The Legend is the guy who protected up what took place to MM’s family. The man additionally simply so takes place to have the Crimson Countess’ address.
Meanwhile, Homelander arrives to see Maeve, the place he brings up her ties with Butcher and what they can also be planning together. Specifically, in how they’ve introduced Soldier Boy to New York.
When Homelander questions what they had collectively in the past, Maeve admits that she hated him from the starting and ultimately ended up pitying him too. Aa they talk, it’s no longer Homelander who strikes – it’s Black Noir. He takes place to be in the back of her and pounces.
Elsewhere, Butcher brings MM to his car, the place they as soon as greater speak about the morality of the use of temp Compound V. MM refuses to take it, believing this is a recipe for catastrophe and that they want to draw the line somewhere. As for Hughie and Butcher, they’re going to take this earlier than heading off to see the Countess.
Over at Vought HQ, Starlight pleads with Ashley for help.
The legit story is that Maeve is at a Global Wellness Cenre in Malibu however Annie needs the proper story. There’s a second right here the place Ashley nearly speaks out however given how terrified she is of Homelander, she sooner or later succumbs to that and refuses to talk out.
The boys finally exhibit up at Crimson Countess’ trailer, breaking the information to her that Soldier Boy is nonetheless alive. It turns out, she knew about that all this time. She’s involved and pleads with them to help, given Soldier Boy is going to kill everyone. Instead, they hold her as bait, equipped for Soldier Boy displaying up.
Starlight quickly arrives as a wildcard, sad that she used to be in the darkish about this plan. Hughie is decided to attempt and do his excellent and keep Annie however she’s heartbroken. Pointing out that she in reality wished the historical him – no longer this new teleporting model of him.
Meanwhile, Butcher tablets MM and leaves him incapacitated, wanting to discuss with Soldier Boy personally. He provides up Crimson Countess as a gesture of top belief in trade for teaming up and taking out Homelander.
Soldier Boy absolutely fries Countess and heads off with Butcher, with Hughie tagging alongside too. As for Annie, she pleads with him no longer to go however for Hughie. This is a culminating in the whole lot he’s been working up toward. He leaves Annie and heads off with Soldier Boy, as they put together to combat H0melander.