Edens Zero Chapter 244 Review/Recap
Remember how I said Muller was a quack and probably not a real doctor? That opinion seems more than validated after seeing how insane and dumb it is in Universe Zero. I’m not even sure how an idiot even got hired by the Aoi Empire. Muller’s foolish enough to think it could kill Shiki and Shura with a bomb. Instead, all he did was make them mad. Doubly so for Shiki since it tried to take Rebecca’s Ether and her legs.
In addition to seeing Muller get what it deserves, we also see the debut of Oracion Seis Interstelar in Universe Zero.
Having gotten the location of Muller’s lab from Amira, Shiki, Shura, and Pino free Rebecca before turning their attention to the quack. Muller tries to pin them down with his gravity powers…but Shiki and Shura no-sell it and proceed to beat its face in. Changing plans, Muller orders his hijacked fighter drones to crash into the planet’s surface.
As the defenders above watch the drones start their kamikaze, though, help arrives! The Oracion Seis Interstelar of Universe Zero (Amira is a member) arrive and lay waste to the drones. Now desperate, Muller tries (and fails) to take Rebecca’s powers once more. However, Shura rips it in two, tells it he doesn’t know how to use Xenolith’s power, and then Shiki finishes it off. Good riddance.
I’ve made it no secret my loathing of Muller in the past. I even made it a point by the Foresta Arc to cease referring to Muller as a person. Muller’s an it in my eyes; less than a sentient being. However, after this arc, I’ve felt my hatred turn to indifference. Muller’s a big bad wannabe; an idiot who didn’t think to learn how to control Xenolith’s powers. Unless it has an ace up it’s sleeve, then Muller is done. Shura might keep it alive as a punching bag, which feels appropriate. It’s always nice to see a jerk get their punishment.
Karma aside, the best aspect of this chapter is the reintroduction of Oracion Seis Interstelar. Despite the mixed feelings towards its members in the past, it’s nice to see them return. Especially Holy; despite my misgivings, she’s a good person. More importantly, their lineup confirms that Justice isn’t a member of OSI in Universe Zero. It might be too soon to call, but I hope that in this Universe, Justice and Elsie get to live happy lives. Also, it was a surprise that Amira’s a member of the OSI here! I didn’t see that coming!
Where the manga goes from here is uncertain, but I just hope that Muller doesn’t have a means to activate the bombs. I don’t want a repeat of what happened in the Aoi War.
I Give “Iron Rain” a 4/5. Bonus points for what happened to Muller.
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