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Emperor Charles once again proves he's the de facto leader of the empire by rallying the troops with his inspiring speech, which even made me instinctively stand up and raise my arms.
Regaining consciousness in his room at the Ashford Academy, Lelouch realizes Rollo has most likely had his way with him. Breaking the awkward silence, Lelouch asks Rollo if he had said anything while asleep, though Rollo assures him otherwise. In truth, Lelouch was calling out to Nunally like the forlorn siscon that he is.
Brooding over the fact he lost Nunally once again, Emolouch ponders the content of his next MySpace entry while the rest of class prepares for a class trip. To add to his woes, there is an announcement that the new Governor-General is about to make her inaugural speech.
Damn, I knew Brits could shag like minxes, but I didn't realize Charles would have this many kids. Unsurprisingly, everyone's reaction towards Nunally being a blind, crippled underaged girl as their leader was mixed, though you can hear the pedos rejoicing. She however drops the bomb on everyone by seeking their help to revive the Japanese Special Administrative Region plan.
Everyone was of course skeptical over it, with the disaster resulting from the previous attempt still fresh in their minds. The Black Knights especially, expressed their disdain over the announcement, but there was at least one person who bought it.
And then there's Lloyd who got aroused for that one brief moment.
Also, take a look at this screenshot
If you noticed the striking resemblance between Nunally's assistant with that of Marina Ismail's, congratulations, you have a keen eye for detail, though so did 90% of whoever saw this. On the other hand, if you noticed Nunally's delicious, budding bosoms before anything else, you are AWESOME!
Walking out in the middle of the speech, Lelouch hops on a train to contemplate his life, now that he feels Zero is no longer needed.
Meanwhile in the Black Knight's submarine base, Kaguya laments over how Zero seems to be ignoring her, and despite suggestions that he might be cheating on her, Kaguya merely brushes it off, saying that it's okay for someone like Zero to be a player. What an understanding waifu A pity really, since Lelouch sort of has a typical RPG party of a harem. Kaguya even likens them to the three court ladies, as explained by an ever so
annoying helpful translator's note
I try to plug Lloyd as much as possible, since I'm gay for him, so here he is being pawned by Cecile's sandwiches.
Also, a new pairing? Even if it was true, it'd most likely be one sided, since Guilford is still vying for his lost Princess. Still, I actually think they could live happily together if they both open a sandwich shop, as much like Kikuko Inoue's other milfy character, she can go wild with her creations:
Nightfall, and Lelouch lurks about the alleys geassing a bunch of thugs just for lulz, where he notices one of them carrying some Refrain, a drug that allows users to relive their past memories.
The next day while the entire class is off for the trip, Lelouch heads to a deserted construction site to get high. However, Kallen interrupts and tells him to stop being such a pussy and live with his losses. Speaking of female genitilia, Kallen sort of offers some to Lelouch, or at least that's what it sounded like.
Not expecting Lelouch to suddenly go straight, Kallen cockblocks our hero just as he tries to steal a kiss, earning him a slap instead. Owned.
As consolation, Rollo shows up right after Kallen runs away crying, to comfort Lelouch. You know, even if this was a Sunrise production, I can safely say that CLAMP calls the shots when it comes to pairings wise, simply because of what transpired between the two "siblings"
Canon gay? In my Code Geass? Well, we already knew it was more likely than we thought, but this pretty much confirms it.
Baww'ing ensue as Lelouch returns to Ashford to find his friends staying behind just for him. Touched by their gesture, flashbacks of the times he shared with everyone ran through Lelouch's mind in a really melodramatic manner. Everything will be alright, if you just believe in the power of friendship! I'm just curious as to why Nina's there.
Elsewhere, Suzaku bombards the Black Knight's submarine base, forcing them to flee in desperation. All seems lost until Lelouch makes a last minute appearance to guide his loyal subjects to safety and at the same time gain an upper hand against the enemy forces, through clever geographical exploitation.
With the Britannian navy effectively crippled, Lelouch heads towards Suzaku ordering a cease fire, as the former complies with the Governor's General offer by partaking in her plans. Shock and awe all around.
A pretty meh episode other than that cute brotherly moment, not to mention a possible turning point for Lelouch, as he somewhat realizes that his fight against Britannia is no longer merely for Nunally's sake, which in some ways redeems his character from a manipulative megalomaniac to a true champion of the oppressed. This is important too, as continuing the way he was would have been a death flag of sorts, so a change in focus I assume inadvertently just prevented a bad end. The one thing that's beyond redemption I guess would be Lelouch's path to heterosexuality. Man, you'd think that Kallen would have wanted Lelouch to jam it in her, but alas, he was denied a chance at becoming straight again. Maybe if he tried a different approach...Speaking of which, Rollo didn't look the slightest disturbed when he heard Lelouch calling out to Nunally, since I expected him to go all yandere from it, and even use it to his advantage, as there was that scene in the train where Rollo was mindfucking Lulu by spamming Nunally broadcasts. They could have developed quite a bit on it since it would mean Rollo turning the tables, but in the end all that build up eventually deflated on its own.
Also, lawl at the Eleven's reaction to Zero submitting to the Governor General's directive, I mean come on, you've trusted your exalted leader and went along with his crazy ideas all this time, but you went from that? Disturbing lack of faith indeed. Even Suzaku even gave an "uh huh" look. Anyway if this is the show I think I'm watching, then it won't go well anyway, with the Chinese Federation under Li Xingke's command possibly spoiling the party judging from the preview, so let's see how this turns out.