Snowpiercer Season 3 Episode 2: The Last to Go Recap

Episode 2 brings a grand Snowpiercer wedding along with the introduction of Wilford’s latest scheme to stop Layton. In order to protect the resistance from Wilford and Kevin, Ruth makes a surprising decision. Layton researches his vision of New Eden and gets to know the newcomer after she wakes up. The pirate train must choose between returning to Alice-piercer and visiting the final research site.

It’s a happy, happy day for the train cakemaker, but I’m starting to wonder if everyone has been forced to do shifts in compost.

Recap

Ruth (Alison Wright), still hiding out in First Class at -12°, gives the opening voice over this week:

“When the cold comes for you, the blood stops running to your limbs. It pulls up inside to keep your organs warm. My first love taught me that. An off-shore roughnecker, he was. Tall and lean and tough as wet leather. He’d say, ‘Ruthie, your smile keeps me warm, so be sure to wear it till I’m home.’ Next the cold comes for your mind. And after that, your will. And yet, still, the heart fights on… He left me too soon, my roughneck love. His rig went down, with every man aboard. I know my smile kept him warm as he floated, all alone. Just as I know our hearts will be the last thing to go on Wilford’s train, 1,023 cars long.”

😭 😭 How dare you invoke Ruth’s first love. She’s thinking about how cold and alone he was when he died and comparing it to how cold and alone she is now.

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