The Night Ofs fourth episode opens with a shot of the charred remains of Naz’s prison bed.

That one shot gives everything you need to know for the coming details of his increasingly complicated life. Basically, nowhere is safe. He doesn’t have a single person, situation or place that is fireproof. No security. No safety. No support.

The lack of a foundation of security allows for looseness. Without bonds to tie Naz to a particular safety net, he gains freedom. Specifically, it is a freedom of choice.

Tonight’s episode, called “The Art of War” saw many characters exercising that freedom. Big decisions were made, which led to alliances destroyed and some new ones built. Read more…

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