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I liked Jane. I really liked her...until about 5 minutes into this episode. She's psycho!
I get where she is coming from. Trying to prove that Kenny is unstable. But in the process proved that she is far more dangerous and unstable than Kenny ever was...
She was constantly trying to turn Clementine against Kenny. Now I hate that in people anyway. Jane doesn't know him. She's known him for a few days through some of the most horrific situations possible. Yet she's making out that she is 110% right. Refusing to believe Clem when she says he's not like that. He's just had a bad time of it.
Just goes on trying to brainwash Clem into believing he's some evil person.
Then what she said in the car.... well done Kenny! That was just untrue. Yes they're scared of him. But the implications that Sarita didn't love him was not true. And designed purely for the fact to send him into a rage.
Yet he didn't do ANYTHING violent. In fact when he spun the car his first concern was her. Then AJ, then Clem. Showing that despite what she says, he might not want her around. But he doesn't want her dead!
Then Jane pulls that God dammed stupid stunt with the kid.
Put it this way... If I believed that any one of you forum members had killed a baby. Regardless of my emotional attachment to it. I'd do to you war worse than Kenny did to Jane.
He believed that she had left him to die to save herself. And not for no reason. She had only just returned after abandoning the group the day before. Leavening them in a dicey situation where they could've used her help. So not an unjust speculation. Then Jane goads him. Pushes all those buttons to make him angry.
And if anyone here says they wouldn't react in a similar situation. That's a lie. We all have those triggers. All of us. Wether you like to admit it or not.
So I let my Clementine watch Kenny kill Jane. And after they found the kid. Kenny said exactly what I was thinking. I'm paraphrasing here.
"Why did she do that? Why?"
Clem said that he didn't have to kill Jane...
"She wanted a fight Clem. She was unstable and dangerous. would never hurt you or this baby. You've got to believe me..."
And I did. Kenny has never dome anything to hurt me. He has always had the best interests of the group at heart, even if the way he tries to get his message across could use a little finnesse ( that's where Lee came in handy!)
His plans and ideas are always sound. And almost always the right ones. But he gets easily hurt when he's shot down for trying to help ... "I bring them a working car, and they act like I shit in their cereal!"
And no. Contrary to popular belief. I'm not a rabid Kenny fan girl. I don't believe he's infallible. But I do take objection to the fact of how he's vilified for having the most realistic human reactions of any character in the game. Just because so many people are in denial that they would act the same in the same situation.
I doubt I could be anywhere near as good as Kenny during the ZA. Or hold it together as well as him.
He's selfless, looking out for everyone. And he makes mistakes in the process. Not only that but he's not afraid to admit he made mistakes when confronted about them.
Everyone else in the last few episodes, has had some form.of agenda. Kenny just wants the kid safe. Not himself. Just the kids... which is a bloody good job. Because not one other member of this group other than Clem could give a shit about this baby!
I hope to god I get to give Bonnie and Mike the Carver treatment at some point.
you can't survive long in this world if you only care about your own survival.
So my Clem and Kenny are off together raising a baby somewhere. And I doubt we'll see them again. But I like to think they make it into Wellington some day. ..