And that ladies and gentlemen is how you start an episode.
Usually the Battle of Waterloo would be the climax of a show Here we have thousands of troops, battle squares, siege, storming of castle gates etc. Some brilliant effects are in play here, money has been spent and it all shows.
In all of this carnage we find Strange at his military duty, putting out burning buildings and squishing French soldiers. The battle is won, the Napoleonic wars are over, Strange goes home.
All the stress has taken its toll now though and all Strange wants to do is settle down with Arabella, finish his book, have a kid or two and fade into obscurity.
Unfortunately, though, Napoleon wasn’t his only foe.
Norrell and his new best buddy Lascelles are...Read more