After losing a battle with the Alaskan tribe, Tia (Tiffany Lonsdale) and Hunter (Katie Keough) make their way to Dunay, a small town near Vladivostok in Russia. “We are here to make allies in this half of the world,” Tia tells Hunter. Then they see a news report about an attack in Ternopil, Ukraine in which Tia’s song (which she no longer can sing) is used as a weapon to kill several office workers. (Ternopil is a university town, and in no way a military target.) When Tia realizes that the Russians have weaponized her song, she goes to Vladivostok, looks up the guy who helped her escape, kills him, and steals back her weaponized song. (Tia is not as bright as Ryn had given her credit for. She needed a prompt from the Russians to realize the Song’s destructive potential.) Continue reading →
A letter from Grandma Pownall to Ruth’s mother convinces Ruth (Rena Owen) that the hybrids were not responsible for her mother’s death.
Commander Kyle (Michael J Rogers) has gone mad. He has his people digging up cemeteries, kidnapping ex-fishermen, and spying on civilians. Nicole (Natalee Linez), who has in the past disagreed with his approach to the investigation of mermaids, has disappeared, and Kyle may be responsible for that as well. (His predecessor, Decker, also went mad, but that was due to the effects of mermaid song. There is no indication that Kyle has been exposed to that.) Continue reading →
PROJECT BLUE BOOK – Season 1 Episode 10 – SPOILERS
Mimi Hynek (Laura Mennell) and Susie Miller (Ksenia Solo) speak to anonymous, apparently federal, agents outside Donna and Jack’s house
The official explanation for the 1952 UFO sightings over Washington D.C. was a temperature inversion. At least they didn’t blame it on plovers. In the show’s fictionalization of events, the UFOs themselves are depicted accurately. In D.C. in 1952, there were a great many unidentified objects that flew with great maneuverabililty and speed. (The objects moved at around 160 kph most of the time, but were able to rapidly accelerate to more than 11,000 kilometers per hour.) They were tracked by radar, and pursued (ineffectually) by American fighter planes.
Captain Quinn (Michael Malarkey) is almost certainly a fictionalized version of U.S. Air Force Captain Edward J Ruppelt, a Project Blue Book supervisor. Ruppelt was flying to D.C. at the time of the initial sightings and did not find out about them until after he arrived on the morning of 21 July. (The UFOs came on two successive weekends — 19 & 20 July, and 26 & 27 July). There were quite a few other sightings in the general area of Washington during that month, but most occurred on those two weekends. Continue reading →