The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Recap: Fighting Side By Side The Darkening Darkens

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Summary

The true extent of the Skeksis’ plans come to light in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Season 1, Episode 8, “Prophets Don’t Know Everything”

This recap of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Season 1, Episode 8, “Prophets Don’t Know Everything” contains significant spoilers. You can read the recap of the previous episode by clicking these words.


It’s not getting any better for the Gelfling in Episode 8 as the Skeksis’ plan begins to show the true extent of their evil.

But first up is Seladon in “Prophets Don’t Know Everything”, who has consumed her power and betrayed her people. She visits Fara Maudra’s village and sees the devastation caused. Seladon (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) dismisses Auhgra’s (Donna Kimball) claims and states that she will negotiate peace. Seladon is brainwashed; the character continues to fall further into destruction. Before Seladon sets off to the Castle of the Crystal, Aughra plants an eye on her.

Deet leads Rian through the tunnels of Thra in hope to meet their objective and search for the Dual Glaive. When they reach the caves, they learn that Deet’s family is in danger, and her brother has been taken over by the Arathim. They eventually find Deet’s family, and Rian negotiates with the Arathim to fight with the Gelfling. Advantage Gelfling.

As Rian and Deet find answers, The Scientist is using the horrifying machine on several Gefling to draw out as much essence as possible.

Seladon visits the Castle of the Crystal and quickly learns that the Skeksis are not on her side. She asks for mercy, but they admit to draining Gelfling, unashamedly caring less of what outsiders think. Seladon shockingly offers seven of her own Gelfling for a new age, but they mock her and strip her fancy clothes.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Season 1, Episode 8, “Prophets Don’t Know Everything” ends with The Darkening attacking The Sanctuary Tree — the Tree gives its power to Deet, and she uses her ability to heal a nurloc.

Magical Forgotten Scrolls

  • Hup has to stay behind because he is sick.
  • Aughra learns of the new alliance between Gelfling and Arathim — she believes they are dying.
  • The Hunter arrives, barely alive.
  • Seladon is imprisoned and meets Brea. Seladon blames her sister for the entire war.

You can read the recap of Episode 9 by clicking these words.

Daniel Hart

Daniel Hart is the Co-Founder of Ready Steady Cut and has operated as Editor-in-Chief since 2017.

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