'Superman & Lois' Episode 2 'Heritage' Spoilers: What does Lex Luthor give Clark Kent's father-in-law Sam Lane?
We see Lex Luthor meeting Lois Lane's father and giving him something that will uncover the reality of Clark Kent
Spoilers for 'Superman & Lois' Episode 2 'Heritage'
The CW’s ‘Superman & Lois’ Season 1 Episode 2 ‘Heritage’ shows the Kent family finally settling in Smallville, but the ghosts of the past are still with them. As Clark Kent finally reveals his real identity to his twin sons, we get to see which son has inherited the alien-powers. And Lois finally goes the extra mile to learn why Morgan Edge is interested in Smallville.
The official synopsis of ‘Superman & Lois’ Episode 2 on The CW reads: “While adjusting to their new lives in Smallville, Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) and Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) make an important decision concerning one of their sons. Meanwhile, tensions begin to rise between Lois and Morgan Edge (Adam Rayner)."
Is Jordan really worthy?
To understand the real powers, Kal-el’s son, Jordan, must understand the heritage of his father. In Men of Steel, Kal-El discovers the ancient Kryptonian Scout Ship 0344 buried in the Arctic, accompanied by a loyal robot and a hologram of his father, Jor-El. Kent takes his son to the scout ship to tell his father the reality of his very own son.
Upon observing Jordan, Kent’s father, Jor-El, tells him that his son lacks real power, which breaks Jordan’s heart. However, Kent remains hopeful that his son will inherit all the powers when the right time comes.
Will Lex Luthor kill Clark Kent?
In the first episode, we saw how The Stranger is trying to kill Superman. During the final moments of the episode, we learned that The Stranger is Lex Luthor. In ‘Heritage’, we get to discover who he really is and what does he want from his archenemy.
As it turns out, Luthor or The Stranger, in this case, is from a different planet Earth. He tells Kent’s father-in-law Samuel Lane that on his Earth, Kal-el went mad and killed everyone. He has come to this earth to put an end to Kent’s action so that he does not turn evil and destroy this planet. He gives a digital drive to Sam that has footage of Kal-el from his planet, where we see how he has killed everyone who has come in between his path.
In DC Comics, Luthor is shown as the sole survivor of Earth-Three after it was destroyed in the ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths.’ In the second installment of ‘Arrowverse’, we saw how Lex Luthor stole the Book of Destiny and used it to jump from world to world, killing the Superman of every Earth. So, there is a possibility that before coming to this planet Earth, Luthor might have killed some other Superman along the way.
Lois Lane versus Morgan Edge
Meanwhile, in the second episode, the primary conflict arises after Morgan Edge is introduced. The episode revolves quite a bit around the new story Lois is working on that revolves around Smallville. However, since Edge is her boss at the Daily Planet, Lois is prepared to write her best takedown piece yet, but as it turns out, her piece is heavily edited as it depicts the reality of Edge and how he destroys families just to make a profit.
‘Superman & Lois’ Episode 2 does a much better job of telling us what we can expect from Clark and Lois’ personal lives. That said, it is still unclear what exactly Superman and his wife Lois are trying to be – are they going to help their son in becoming the better version of themselves or does Kent become what Luthor has predicted?
More will be unveiled in the third episode of ‘Superman & Lois’ titled 'The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower', which is set to air on March 9, 2021.