Will Salvation’s Coup De Grace Be The End of the World?

Salvation's Coup De Grace

Photo: Ben Mark Holzberg/CBS

Tonight CBS is airing episode 10 of Salvation.  It’s safe to say that things may be taking a turn for the worse – on the show.  Why?  The title.  This week is Salvation’s Coup De Grace.  If you’ve taken French – or are competent using Google – you know that coup de grace means the death blow – sometimes out of mercy, sometimes not.  So, something – or someone – is definitely going down tonight!

The Official CBS Story Synopsis for Salvation‘s Coup De Grace

“Coup de Grace” – Grace and Darius seek answers from the President and Harris discovers deadly secrets, on SALVATION, Wednesday, August 30 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

Now,  last week on Salvation we learned that the President is not well mentally.  If  Darius Tanz (Santiago Cabrera) and Grace Barrows (Jennifer Finnigan) successfully get a meeting with POTUS it’s gonna be a doozy!  Especially since someone in the White House tried to kill Grace.  Could putting the president out of her misery be the death blow?  If so, could Grace inadvertently have something to do with putting her out of her misery? Maybe….

Salvalation‘s Coup De Grace – A Story Theory

The thing is,  last week Darius launched the gravity tractor using the newly invented EM Drive.  We also saw that the hacker group Resist had an ulterior motive for helping him get it done.  Then in the teaser we saw that Darius’s nefarious uncle, Nicholas Tanz (John Noble) has done something not good pertaining to Darius.  The guess would be that with the help of Resist he sabotages the rocket because he wanted to thwart Darius’s dream of creating the first working EM-Drive.

Of course, this theory could be completely off-base.  It’s not like I’ve seen the episode.  I did see a little sneak peek though.  (Sorry – I can’t show it to you – technical difficulties.)  What I can tell you is Grace storms off  from Deputy Defense Secretary Harris Edwards (Ian Anthony Dale) mad as heck!  She also says that she’s going to tell her daughter Zoe (Rachel Drance) that the world might be ending – before she sees it on TV! Hmmm.

A Final Tease for Salvation’s Coup De Grace

Here’s a last bit of intrigue for tonight.  Yesterday the show’s official Twitter account – @SalvationCBS –  put out this photo.

Autumn Reeser plays Tess – Darius’s childhood friend that he was madly in love with, but broke her heart.  She’s the sister of Darius’s best friend Lazlo (Aaron Poole ) – who was murdered earlier this season.  Tess is married with kids, but we could see there’s still an emotional connection between them.  Why is she in this episode?  Guess we’ll have to watch and find out!



Add Comment

Lucifer Season 4
Get A Load of the Lucifer Season 4 Blooper Reel
american ninja warrior
Do American Ninja Warrior Contestants Get Paid?
What We Learned from the First Official Trailer for WandaVision
Pennyworth Season 2 Teases Biggest Batman Connection So Far
Gandalf
Why Gandalf The Grey/White Is The Greatest Movie Mentor Ever
The Five Best Mystery Thriller Movies of the 80s
Is It Possible We’ll See a Sequel to Napoleon Dynamite?
A Young Mace Windu Standalone Project Reportedly in Development
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Alexa Chung
10 Things You Didn’t Know about the NELK Boys
Check Out Keanu Reeves Reporting on a Teddy Bear Convention as a Teen
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Van Hunt
Elm Street
Did You Know Marvel Made a Freddy Kreuger Comic in 1989?
Five Reasons Why DeSaad Deserves a Solo Movie
What We Learned from The Batman: Three Jokers Trailer
The One DC Character Who Can’t Stand His Own Super Powers
The Top Ten Dueling Monsters In Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Top Five Yu-Gi-Oh! Villains
Vinland Saga
Why You Should Be Watching Vinland Saga
Super Anime
Check Out Mario & Luigi: Super Anime Brothers
Thirty Minutes of Rain From Thirty Different Video Games
Someone Managed to Get Doom to Run on a Digital Pregnancy Test
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Transforms Living Room Into A Mario Kart Level
This is The Battery-Free Gameboy That Can Run Forever