Titans Season 2: 7 Ups & 2 Downs From ‘Deathstroke’

Titans lets its villain shine in a fantastic (and jaw-dropping) adventure.

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Contains spoilers from Titans Season 2, Episode 5.

Deathstroke: The Big Bad of Season 2 who also had a major part of play in the disbanding of the original Titans. A threat so great that even the fearless Dick Grayson wouldn't open up about his history with him. As for what actually went down between him and the young superheroes, well, that was information that we weren't yet privy to.

However, this week's offering, aptly titled 'Deathstroke', gives us some of the answers that we need as the expert swordsman had a one-on-one session with second Robin, Jason Todd - whom he overpowered, injured and kidnapped in the third episode of the season. And after last week's installment, viewers were fully aware of what Mr. Slade Wilson was capable of.

'Deathstroke' was a necessary piece of the puzzle that is Titans Season 2, alluding to that illusive backstory that he shares with the Titans in order to once again emphasize that he isn't to be trifled with. However, it also used the stress of this stalemate to tackle some of the rising tension among the group - with surprising results.

First, the negatives...


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