'Raised by Wolves' Episode 7 Preview: Mother may be captured but sees right through Marcus's lie
It seemed impossible but the threat of Mother (Amanda Collin) has been neutralized and the Mithraic finally have the upper hand. After a highly risky attack on Mother and the settlement, the Mithraic have defeated the androids and taken their children back. This leaves them with one more child than expected — Campion (Winta McGrath) — who has a choice to make about where his loyalties lie. However, the strange voices in Marcus' (Travis Fimmel)j head have told him to spare Mother — are we about to find out why?
Last episode, thanks to Paul's (Felix Jamieson) brave actions, Mother's Necromancer eyes were safely taken away, leaving her vulnerable to Marcus' attack. However, the voices stopped Marcus just before he took her life and now Mother has been captured instead of executed. Considering the Mithraic were the ones to build the androids in the first place, it may only be a matter of time before they are both repaired and reprogrammed. Marcus is going to have to act fast, however, because his biggest secret is one that Mother sees through immediately — the fact that Marcus is a secret atheist infiltrator. Mother may no longer have her Necromancer powers but as far as Marcus is concerned, she's still a major threat.
In the meantime, after spending several episodes questioning his faith — or lack thereof — Campion finally meets the rest of the Mithraic. As much as he may have wanted to start believing in Sol and start to live among more human beings, the Mithraic were still responsible for the death of his android parents. That might not be something that Campion will be able to easily forgive, but with Father incapacitated and Mother captured, how much choice does Campion really have?
The official synopsis for the episode titled 'Faces' reads: "Marcus' (Travis Fimmel) decisions stress his relationship to his family as he struggles to maintain his clout as leader of the Mithraic. Mother (Amanda Collin) is able to see Marcus for who he truly is, which threatens his power and puts Mother in a precarious situation she might not recover from. Meanwhile, Camption (Winta McGrath) is faced with a choice that could result in dire consequences."
This episode of 'Raised by Wolves' airs on September 17 on HBO Max.