In episode “A Good Day to Die” it was all hands on deck trying to save Chloe.
Especially Lucifer, who was literally willing to go through Hell for her. Last week ended with Lucifer ready to confront Chloe about his Father’s master plan but instead he found her bleeding. Poisoned by the same thing the previous victim had died from. Unfortunately the professor killed himself, taking the antidote with him. Lucifer rallies everyone to save Chloe. His plan? To die and be sent to hell where he can retrieve the antidote formula from the professor.
A Good Day to Die
Dan and Ella manage to track down the list of ingredients needed to create the antidote for Chloe. Unfortunately, they don’t have the formula for it. That died with the professor when he killed himself. Lucifer rallies his friends and family in a truly bizarre meeting in order to come up with a life saving plan for the detective.
Lucifer concludes that the only way to save Chloe is for him to die and be sent to Hell where he will retrieve the formula from the professor. His family is obviously against it but since he will do it anyway he enlists Dr. Linda’s help in his plan.
Dr. Linda will kill Lucifer using the paddles normally reserved for saving people’s lives. After 60 seconds, she will shock him again restarting his heart. Apparently 60 seconds on Earth is a much longer time in Hell. Dr. Linda initially refuses citing the years since medical school as one of her excuses. Alas, Lucifer is very persuasive and of course Linda is worried for his safety so she agrees. Amenadiel’s job is to run interference. Lucifer has to be in the room directly under Chloe’s in order to be vulnerable enough to die. He tells Amenadiel, “No one is more bull-headed or stubborn than you.”
Assigned with their tasks, Lucifer is ready to die…willing to return to Hell.
Lucifer knows that there is a risk going through the doors of Hell. He could become trapped in any number of cells. He reasons, no one knows the place better than him. Another potential problem, if Chloe is moved or her conditions worsens, Lucifer’s powers return and he is stuck in Hell for good. That’s why Amenadiel’s job is so crucial.
Sure enough, Chloe’s condition worsens and the doctors need to intervene. Amenadiel does not budge! It’s amazing. Even after security is called, there is no moving him.
Meanwhile, Lucifer finds the professor fairly quickly in a cell of the killer’s own making. The professor is doomed to relive the moment where he chooses to pull his research from the burning car and not save his passenger’s life for all of eternity. This time he has an audience of people taunting him.
Lucifer tells him he may be able to “reduce the sentence” if he does the right thing and gives him the formula. The professor agrees and instead if helping him, Lucifer walks away (his true form now visible) leaving him to his fate.
Mother to the Rescue
It appears the mission is a success, however when Lucifer is about to leave he hears piano music coming from a cell. A cell that looks like Lucifer’s apartment. Unable to help himself, Lucifer goes inside and finds his brother Uriel at his piano.
Back on Earth, 60 seconds are up so Dr. Linda shocks Lucifer’s heart but he doesn’t come back. Maze surmises that he must have gotten trapped and that someone must go get him. Maze explains to Linda that she can’t because as a demon she has no soul. If she dies, she just ceases to exist.
Upstairs in Chloe’s room, all hell has broken loose (Ha!) but Amenadiel holds his ground. Charlotte arrives in Lucifer’s room and says she will go in after him even though it terrifies her and swore she would never go back. Maze immediately shocks her and she hits the floor.
“It’s Not Your Fault”
Lucifer approaches Uriel but is very confused. As Uriel was a celestial being he should have just poofed out of existence when Lucifer stabbed him. It’s not his brother but Lucifer’s guilt manifesting a prison cell of his own. One where he would repeatedly stab his brother over and over forever.
Charlotte finds him and is able to convince Lucifer that none of this is real. She assures him that he was saving her and Chloe’s life. Lucifer snaps out of it and is ready to leave but then Charlotte starts to think Uriel is real and well we know what is happening now… Lucifer grabs her and they both return to their bodies.
The antidote is made and Chloe is saved! Lucifer a little worse for wear is back and all is well. Or is it?
Lucifer sits at Chloe’s bedside until she wakes up. She tries to bring up their “relationship” but Lucifer brushes her off and tells her she needs to concentrate on her recovery. She agrees and asks him to send in Trixie.
Outside Charlotte tries to apologize to Lucifer for all of the games and promises not to manipulate him anymore. Lucifer furiously tells her he is done! He will no longer be a pawn in his parents’ game and storms off.
After Chloe is released from the hospital, she repeatedly tries to get in touch with Lucifer. He is not returning her calls or messages. She goes to his apartment to see him, only to find it empty and the furnishings covered in sheets.
Ouch! He left her! Or at least he left but where would he have gone? It’s amazing to me that Chloe has no idea of the lengths that Lucifer went for her. To save her and because he so clearly loves her. I can’t wait for next week!
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