For as many things change on this show, from relationship dynamics to power dynamics, to family dynamics just to name a few, there is one thing that always seems to remain consistent.
These people all make terrible decisions on a daily basis.
And Power Season 5 Episode 1 was filled with moment after moment that truly made you go, huh?
It’s a wonder that any of these people are alive, as they continuously make impulsive decisions based off raw, in the moment emotions. And coming off the biggest tragedy they’ve ever had to face; any logic has been completely abandoned.
When last we left, Raina was dead, Tariq was responsible for her killer's death, and Ghost and his family were reeling and also dead set on finding someone to blame.
Instead of jumping ahead and letting us see where things stand a few weeks or months into the future, we pick things up exactly where we left them. Angela is snooping around the crime scene, and Tasha is devising ways to keeps her family safe.
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Other than Tariq, who we will get to later, Angela is the queen bee of terrible decision making. By helping Tasha, Angela is now implicated in everything. And little does she know her peers are looking to ruin her career and her life.
Angela has been extremely bad at her job since we met her and after numerous close calls, I think the other shoe may finally drop on her. This Internal Affairs lady isn’t going to go away quietly, and Saxe is making it his life’s mission to see her fired, disbarred and who knows what else.
Angela- I'm going to have to turn you all in now, Tasha. And I'm going to have to testify against you and Jamie.
Tasha- Tariq shot him. With my gun.
Permalink: Angela- I'm going to have to turn you all in now, Tasha. And I'm going to have to testify... Added: June 24, 2018 There were obvious risks to helping Tasha in, but now these two are linked together for the time being whether they like it or not because this is their new reality.
Angela will forever feel guilty about her relationship with Ghost and the impact it had on Tasha and her family. And it’s the exact reason why Tasha knew Angela would help her.
The fact that this is a big secret will eventually come to a head, because Ghost will put two and two together and who knows what his reaction will be. But at this point, does either woman even care?
With Raina’s death and exacting revenge at the forefront of his mind, I doubt Ghost is thinking much about love. But I have to imagine with all the pain and guilt he’s feeling, he’s eventually going to hit his breaking point.
Will he start drinking again? Will he get back into the drug business as a means of distracting himself? And most importantly, will he allow himself to grieve and fully process his daughter's death?
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