Dexter “Are You…?” 7.01 – Review

After witnessing her brother kill Travis Marshall, Debra attempts to reconcile with Dexter while struggling to cover up their involvement with the murder. Meanwhile, Detective Mike Anderson has an unfortunate run-in, Quinn and Batista begin to make amends, and LaGuerta finds evidence that causes her to re-think the closed Bay Harbor Butcher case.

Dexter is back and now he must face his greatest challange…his own sister. Last season Dexter was caught in the act of killing Travis Marshall by his own sister Debra. At first Dexter is able to convince his sister that all is not what its seems and she even helps him cover up the crime scene. Debra begins to deal with her discovery and past events and she begins to link them with her brother. She soon begins a journey into discovering who her brother really is and it is confirmed by Dexter verbally, when she confronts him. The pressure begins to build for our favorite serial killer and it erupts in a most messy kill at the airport. Many questions loom for Dexter this season and the most prominent is…How will the Morgan siblings survive this change?

I am a huge fan of both the Dexter books and television series and I find it great that they differ in many ways. It allows me to enjoy both and keeps me on my toes as I look to where both lines of fiction intercede. The writers of Dexter have done a fantastic job of keeping the series both interesting and thrilling at the same time. We all know Dexter has to get away in order for there to be a new season, it is how he does it that keeps us tuning in. Each year the noose has gotten tighter and Dexter has managed to just miss discovery by those he holds most dear, but that has now changed. Will he be able to keep the fragile life he has built, now that all has come undone?

Michael Hall does a great performance every season and I suspect this season will be his finest. There is some much that will unfurl this season and I cannot wait till next Sunday for my next installment of Dexter. If you truly enjoy the show, I would recommend that you pick up the books it is based upon. They are : Darkly Dreaming Dexter (2004), Dearly Devoted Dexter (2005), Dexter in the Dark (2007), Dexter by Design (2009), Dexter Is Delicious (2010), Double Dexter (2011), by the author Jeff Linsay.

All right Dexter fans…see you next week for another bloody episode.

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Philip Lee McCall II (PLMII) is most famous for his anthology entitled “The Imaginist”, full of unforgettable short fiction, a reinterpretation poetic verse for the genre of fantasy, and (4) serialized novels. Philip is currently working on several full-length fantasy novels and a young adult novel. He is also hard at work completing several new fantasy anthologies. He attends media conventions regularly and holds writing panels at many of these events. Philip’s fan base reaches beyond the United States extending into Europe, South America, Canada and most recently Asia. Philip holds a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology, an MBA in Management and he is currently pursuing a MA in English. Philip is Founder of Mythix Studios and Three Thought Studios. When he is not creating something fantastic, writing a review for PLMII.COM, or submitting an exclusive review for BoomTron, BSCKids. Bookspotcentral, or Optionated. PLMII is the “Creative Editor” at Bookspotcentral.com a premiere book review site owned and operated by the Boomtrom family of sites. Websites: www.plmii.com / www.threethought.com / www.bookspotcentral.com

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