Person of Interest: "Sotto Voce" Review

Person of Interest: "Sotto Voce" Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. As we entered this final 13-episode run of Person of Interest, I’m sure all of us had a dream list of characters we’d like to see return. While also knowing full well that episode order-wise, and schedule-wise, not every lingering thread would get snipped. But this week – the show doing the best it can from a closure standpoint – The Voice returned to us. The almost Root-style villain who made a phantom appearance back in Season 3’s “Last Call.” Pulling “a Root,” here even, by giving himself a fake identity in order to get close to a mark. The one thing Root had going for her back at the end of Season 1 that the Voice didn’t have this time around was knowledge of the Machine’s existence. Because his plot to pose as a besieged locksmith – a victim – in order to wipe out one of his former operatives, would have worked had it not been for Team Machine’s ASI and the violent reconciliation between Reese and Fusco. A firefight/last stand shoot ’em up pairing that, by the end, led to a newfound, or re-found, understanding between the two men and Reese finally telling Fusco all the secrets he’d been keeping from him. A profoundly awesome moment. A bit overdue, sure, but very satisfying. Continue reading…
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