The season finale closes not with a blast, but rather with a winter — as an Old God sends a curse through the land. The tenor of the show changes totally with this move. Wednesday has been creeping in the shadows, yet this is the opening salvo of an all out war and, since none of what occurs in this scene occurs in the book, there’s no telling what Season 2 has in store.
Shadow and Wednesday visit Mr. Nancy (Orlando Jones) to strategize. Nancy makes them suits to visit Easter (Kristin Chenoweth). Wednesday tries to induce her to go along with them, yet Media (Gillian Anderson) is there as well and helps her to remember what she owes to the New Gods. Sweeney and Laura arrive; Sweeney trusts she can breath life into Laura back, however Easter cannot. Shadow has a short discussion with a Jesus (Jeremy Davies). At the point when Technical Kid and Mr. World make a mockery of, it’s sufficient to influence Easter, who makes a tremendous dry spell — promising to bring it back if individuals supplicate in her name. Laura at long last makes up for lost time with Shadow and requests to talk with him.
Stories of the Gods
The tale of Bilquis (Yetide Badaki), the Queen of Sheba, weaves in old scriptural stories with the fall of the shah in 1979. It’s told not in the dry style of Mr. Ibis, however in the salty and vivid tongue of Mr. Nancy (Orlando Jones). She does well in her country until compelled to escape by the Iranian Revolution. Foundering in America, Technical Kid offers her dating applications to recover some of her energy, at that point sends her to Wednesday’s meeting of the Old Gods to kill him.
The Scully Problem
The X-Files is a radiant arrangement with a gigantic plot issue amidst it — to be specific, how would you keep up the adherent/cynic pressure following quite a while of indisputable confirmation that the doubter isn’t right? It’s an issue American Gods confronts too. Shadow can be excused up to a point for being not able acknowledge that he’s been meandering the nation with the Norse god Odin. Be that as it may, now that that point has been come to and he’s totally installed, what do you do with him?
On the off chance that he remains with Wednesday, he’s only an attendant, and no one watches appears about flunkies. His conviction might be brief, coming as it did as the aftereffect of the non-specific clichés of one of the Jesuses (Jeremy Davies) — however, what comes next for him on the off chance that it is? He may turn into a red hot missionary, which is an altogether different dynamic from what we’ve become used to. Another plausibility: In the book, Shadow is sent to Lakeside to hide while Wednesday keeps on enrolling divine beings. It’s an extreme tonal move, yet now, truly anything will be a noteworthy change.