Shadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard—thrusting Shadow into a deadly world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a god war is imminent.
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Craig Russell is the real star here. Craig Russell is one of those creators whose made an artform out of translating cherished works to the comic book medium. Soon after, TV newscasters — with a little goosing from New Media — begin reporting on massive data dumps and security breaches, settling loose a galloping fear that overtakes the American public. Runs on banks, long lines for gas, the whole deal.
As the police start to close in and Salim freaks out, Shadow prepares to run.
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Bilquis is waiting in his room. In a trippy sequence, its roots drag him in, and Shadow has the revelation that Wednesday is actually his father.
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So he begins hacking at the tree with an axe. Later, Mr.
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Nancy sees that the tree is gone, and so is Shadow. The Jinn and Salim ride off together. Elsewhere, Mr. But after he shows them his ID, expecting them to arrest him, they merely bid him goodnight.
So is Shadow actually a god as well? The snow adds a level of general confusion and allows Wednesday and Shadow to pull off their two-man con job.
Your Own Personal Jesus: One of the joys of American Gods is that Neil Gaiman has been able to include some passages, scenarios, and gods he was forced to trim from his original novel. One of those divinities? Why, Jesus Christ himself, who was initially cut from the novel but included as bonus content in the 10th Anniversary Edition. As we learn in this episode, in the world of American Gods , Jesus takes many forms.
What Strikes Fear in the Heart of a God? Viewers of American Gods have criticized how Shadow is taking all the weird things happening to him—i. This conversation addresses that oddity, and gives Shadow some room to freak out. Meanwhile, Wednesday significantly reveals his biggest fear: being forgotten. He claims he can survive anything other than that.
The episode leaves the meaning rather ambiguous, but we can at least mention that in Norse mythology, Odin was regularly attended by two wolves: Geri and Freki. Boy, did it not. In the books, this encounter is tinged with a bit more sadness. The Ifrit describes his tenure in his taxicab almost as a trap or, to follow more familiar Jinn territory, a bottle or lamp.