gave even more double action on Wednesday, with episode 5 of the series landing on . After being gunned down by (Ethan Hawke), Marc Spector populated by people and imagery he’s encountered on his adventures.
The weirdness was dialed up a notch when he came face to face with his alternate personality Steven Grant, who’s apparently got a separate but physically identical body — suggesting this is all happening in Marc’s mind. The pair embraced like brothers, but were soon freaked out by an encounter with anthropomorphic hippo Taweret (Antonia Salib).
As the human avatar of moon good Khonshu (F. Murray Abraham), Marc has also been unable to access his superheroic Moon Knight abilities due to Khonshu’s. It’s all part of Harrow’s plan to release .
Got all that? Good, let’s jump into SPOILERS for episode 5. This show takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame.
After the most intense and personal emotional journeys we’ve seen in the MCU, Steven Grant — who’s been revealed as an escape Marc made up to escape his traumatic childhood — falls into the sands of the Duat (the Egyptian underworld) and is frozen, which balances Marc’s scales and allows him to enter A’aru, the Field of Reeds.
Based on what Taweret said, it seems like this will let Marc return to the land of the living through the gates of Osiris.
This article will be updated shortly.
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