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** Lala is disgusted with Sinzell's men having people pay for such basic things as food during the criis.


** Lala is disgusted with Sinzell's men having people pay for such basic things as food during the criis.crisis.

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* GratuitousRussian: Markovians all speak Russian.

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* NoSell: When Lala chews out the 100 for selling food, their leader shoots him in the chest and head. To the shock of the gang, Lala just gets right up with the wounds healing. The leader runs off in terror as the entire gang instantly pledges themselves to Lala.

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With Freeland under full-blown occupation, the Pierce family gets pulled in different directions. Jefferson and Lynn find themselves at odds with each other. Meanwhile, Anissa rebels as Blackbird while Jennifer feels powerless despite having powers.
* BoomerangBigot: Williams uses "Meta" as a slur despite being one himself.
* TheBusCameBack:
** Lala returns, taking back his reputation on the streets from a former associate named Sinzell.
** Anaya and her father and the rest of the Perdi return, as they are the ones providing shelter to the Meta's on Anissa's behalf.
* CameBackWrong: Khalil is completely under the control of Odell, with no memories of his past life, as he kills his mother on his behalf without any hesitation.
* CurbStompBattle: Jennifer effortlessly kicks the asses of two school bullies, without even using her powers.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Jefferson compares the ASA using the Markovians as an excuse for their suppressive methods with the WMD lie and the Iraq war.
* EvenEvilHasStandards:
** Lala is disgusted with Sinzell's men having people pay for such basic things as food during the criis.
** {{Played with}} with Williams, who seems initially shocked by Odell ordering Khalil to kill his mom, but he then gives mostly [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] reasons for objecting.
* GildedCage: Williams provides Lynn and Jefferson with a more luxurious cell suited to their needs. While Lynn tries to look at it positively, Jefferson is disgruntled because of the ASA making a point to let them know they know their habits.
* KickTheDog: The first thing Odell orders a resurrected Khalil to do is killing his own mother simply to see if the [[NeuralImplanting control chip]] works properly.
* PetTheDog: Odell authorizes contact between the Pierces parents and daughters and also exempts them from the rationing and tells Jennifer to call him when she needs help.
* RousingSpeech: Colonel Yuri Mosin gives one to his men, promising them american blood.
* SelfMadeOrphan: A resurrected Khalil kills his mother on Odell's behalf.
* StealthHiBye: How Odell appears in the Pierce's home to get in contact with Jennifer.
* TearsOfBlood: Maryam suffers from these, alongside with losing hair and nails.
* TookALevelInJerkass: Anissa violently threatens the Perdi when they are trying to back out of their deal, making it clear that they do ''not'' have a say in the matter.
* VoiceOfTheResistance: Freeland has an underground radio.
* WhatTheHellHero: Jefferson and Lynn both lash out at each other. Jefferson because he thinks that Lynn is complying with Odell's orders a little too good in regards to Maryam, and Lynn at Jefferson for endangering the girl by questioning her.

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