Geralt’s Story: Season 1 vs. Season 2

By Tanya Malik Geralt of Rivia, or the “White Wolf”, is the main character of the Witcher books, games, and the Netflix series. The son of the sorceress Visenna, he was abandoned with the School of the Wolf at the stronghold of Kaer Morhen, where he was trained to become a Witcher by Vesemir. DuringContinue reading Geralt’s Story: Season 1 vs. Season 2

A Strong and Satisfying Conclusion: S2E8 Review: “Family”

By Tanya Malik Score: 8.5 “Family” is an exciting and action-packed finale that shows that family doesn’t only represent blood, it also represents the strong bonds people who stay together have with each other. Ciri is possessed by Voleth Meir and begins killing all the Witchers at Kaer Morhen. Francesca and Filavandrel find out thatContinue reading “A Strong and Satisfying Conclusion: S2E8 Review: “Family””

The Final Fight Begins: S2E7 Review: “Voleth Meir”

By Tanya Malik Score: 8 “Voleth Meir” is an episode of betrayal, where Yennefer betrays Ciri, Fringilla and the elves betray Nilfgaard, and Tissaia betrays Triss. Dara also betrays the elves as a spy from Redania. Named after the main villain this season despite her limited screen time, the Deathless Mother is neither in theContinue reading “The Final Fight Begins: S2E7 Review: “Voleth Meir””

Warmth and Reunion: S2E6 Review: “Dear Friend…”

By Tanya Malik Score: 7.5 “Dear Friend…” is an event-filled episode that opens in the aftermath of “Turn Your Back”.  Ciri still wants to become a Witcher, but Geralt laments that she only wants revenge. As Geralt and Ciri head South to Ellander through a forest, they are attacked by a chernobog.  Chernobogs are rarelyContinue reading “Warmth and Reunion: S2E6 Review: “Dear Friend…””

Ciri Explores Her Identity: S2E5 Review: “Turn Your Back”

By Tanya Malik Grade: 8.5/10 Audio Version Below Article As we enter into the second half of this season, we see the different the focus of the two seasons. While Season 1 was mostly just snapshots, Season 2 is an overarching story. “Turn Your Back” represents the climax of that story, which mostly explores Ciri’sContinue reading “Ciri Explores Her Identity: S2E5 Review: “Turn Your Back””