THE FOLLOWING Recap: “The Poet’s Fire”

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I was certain that we were up to the fourth or fifth episode of The Following tonight — so much has happened leading up to “The Poet’s Fire,” but then things suddenly came to a bit of a standstill.  The frights are easier to see coming, even three episodes in (although we only got one mention of “nevermore” and “The Raven,” so there are still small favors).  Most of the action was an expansion of what we already learned last week as far as the relationships among some of the main followers, and Carroll repeating that this is all a game for him, mostly to torture Hardy.  And while not much happened, it was still interesting enough to watch unfold.  Hit the jump for more on why “if you over-identify with the victims, the guilt becomes personal.” … READ MORE

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