As I was saying, I’m a woman and can’t be taken for granted. Life’s a bitch, now so am I.
I’m sure this is a theory that has been talked about before, but I was rewatching 2.05 and I just realized something.
The Undead Prophet can’t be a PDS sufferer, can he? If Simon was the first to respond to neurotryptaline, and people weren’t yet being released to their families, then who sent that message to him? Who gave Julian the number to give to Simon? Who was out there “rescuing” released PDS sufferers? Who had enough time to create this organization and create a plan and gather followers and find places to stay?
It had to be a living person.
I think the Undead Prophet is someone who’s living, who’s taking advantage of the hurt and broken and lost and abandoned PDS sufferers with nowhere else to go and nothing else to believe in. I think he’s using them for something.
I don’t think he’s a comic book-type supervillain or anything. I don’t think Dominic Mitchell does that type of writing or wants those types of characters. But I do think that maybe the Undead Prophet is someone of the Charles Manson or Jim Jones type, who are crazy enough and influential enough and manipulative enough to find they have influence over a certain type of people and to take advantage of it for their own messed up agendas.
I don’t think the Undead Prophet is a PDS sufferer. I think he’s a living person. And I think it would be interesting to learn what his intention is in building the ULA. Even more, though, I want to see what would happen if the ULA discovered he wasn’t a PDS sufferer, and how their actions might change or escalate.
Politically charged campuses breed vitriolic ignorance. It’s funny how often you overhear protesters being objectively incorrect. Learn yourself some facts before you represent a cause, yo.
(Or, sarcastic protesting!R returns…)