Moon Knight Episode 6 is the final instalment of a six-part American superhero television miniseries created by Jeremy Slater for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Moon Knight is ostensibly a superhero that with psychological horror elements, as the character is suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID). There is also a supernatural aspect to Moon Knight as he is the avatar of the Egyptian god Khonshu.
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Entitled “God and Monsters”, Moon Knight Episode 6 is not the series finale as was anticipated but indeed a season finale! That is the inescapable conclusion after watching the post-credit scene for sure, despite the official word being that there would be no season 2 of Moon Knight. And certainly welcome news as Moon Knight is definitely the best Marvel Studios Disney+ streaming TV series thus far. No contest, in fact!
Despite being one of the shortest episodes at under 45 minutes, Moon Knight Episode 6, manages to pack in a whole slew of significant plot points that not only wraps this first season well but gives us fans food for thought for the next season. As expected, Ammit is released from captivity and so is Khonshu, while Mark/Steven returns from the afterlife to battle Harrow to save the world from Ammit.
Surely, the coolest moment arrives when Layla is finally revealed as the Scarlett Scarab, when she becomes avatar of Taweret! An Egyptian superhero? Why not? In a sequence reminiscent of Wonder Woman, Layla demonstrates that she has what it takes to be the latest female superhero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As the Scarlett Scarab, she fights side by side with Moon Knight and is instrumental in binding Ammit once more but this time in the catatonic Harrow instead of a statue.
Moon Knight Episode 6 also delivers an emotionally satisfying moment as Mark turns away from the Fields of Reeds to rescue Steven and this sacrifice opens Osiris’ gate and grants them resurrected life! It does seem that Mark and Steven have been reconciled to each other but of course, by the end of the series, the third persona – Jake Lockley – is finally revealed and that is what needs to be fully explored in season 2! Highly recommended!
Now streaming on Disney+.
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