Loving the Alien

Season 3, Episode 7 -  Air Date: 8/28/2012
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Synopsis

Annie travels to Cuba with Simon to find out about his plans.

‘Covert Affairs‘ Recap: Annie‘s Love Life Gets Complicated, Someone Winds Up Dead

In tonight‘s episode, Annie (Piper Perabo) continues her romance with Simon and Jai‘s (Sendhil Ramamurthy) death is still on everyone‘s mind.Sleeping with the enemyThis season, the writers took a pretty big risk by having their heroine cozy up to the bad guy, all for the sake of her mission. Especially since it seems like Annie might actually be falling for Simon, despite knowing that he‘s a terrorist. Yet in tonight‘s episode, Simon kills his own handler to keep Annie safe, so perhaps he is not all bad. After what Simon did to protect her, Annie is clearly torn over continuing this charade and manipulating Simon by using his feelings for her. On the one hand, if Simon poses a real threat, then he needs to be stopped. But at what cost? After several seasons of playing it safe, the show is heading into grey-area territory with this storyline and that makes for some pretty fascinating television.
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