Reality Z season 1, episode 9 recap – what happened in “The Gate”? Time to vote.

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Summary

Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” goes into a state of nonsense as the story feels far-fetched in terms of character decision-making.

This recap of Netflix series Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” contains spoilers.

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How does Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” open?

Episode 9 begins with the new survivors discussing the test — three hours to expel one of them. Léo confronts Levi about this cruel test so Levi asks to put it to a vote and points out these people are getting security, food, and drinks. Teresa is still angry at Léo that he’s allowed this experiment to happen in the house and that Robson has the freedom to pick who lives and dies. Léo says Levi has gone too far; Teresa replies that they need to take control of this place. Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” sees a power imbalance.

Voting discussion

As they watch the survivors, Robson is sweating profusely and toying with his ammo before sniffing more coke. One of the survivors votes for the oldest in the group with the justification that she’s too weak to fight. The old lady’s son defends her mother and says she has her uses. Meanwhile, Léo and Teresa mess with the electrics. Suddenly, a frustrated Robson gets up and says “f*ck democracy” and leaves the control room.

Voting booth

The survivors all go in the oracle rooms and vote. Teresa then shows up on the screen and tells the survivors that no-one needs to leave and they need people to survive — she tells them to not listen to the congressman: “Fight together. Gain territory”. Levi is furious and looks for Teresa.

Fight!

Teresa enters the room with the survivors and tells them to fight. Levi enters and says it was all a test and no-one needs to be expelled. Suddenly Robson brings in a zombie on a lead. He lets the zombie loose and it goes for the old lady and then he shoots it. Robson then grabs one of the survivors and he says he’s sick of all the sh*t. He tells the survivor to open the door to outside and places him in front of the zombies who eat him.

How does Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” end?

Robson takes on all the zombies with the help of the others to clear the gate. Léo starts sorting the gate out but a new horde of zombies appears and Léo runs away. With a few of them dead, Robson tries to hold the gate but it collapses. Many lives are lost and they failed. In the other building, there is a large group of new survivors. Cristina takes the recorded message off the air. Reality Z season 1, episode 9, “The Gate” goes into a state of nonsense as the story feels far-fetched in terms of character decision-making.


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