Positive Things to Think About
1. Edward is clearly just trying to prove a point to Oswald. If he wanted him dead, he’d be dead already. If he wanted to really destroy him he would have had Clayface turn into his mother, not his father. Ed knows Oswald’s weakness, and that weakness is his mother. Digging up his mother and haunting him with her would have messed him up a lot more. But he didn’t cross that line.
2. Oswald doesn’t even seem to care that the newspapers are attacking him and people want him out of office. His first words to Barbara after waking up (On the couch again!) are “Where is Ed.” His whole mindset right now is worrying about Ed. He’s ready to burn the city down to get him back. He’d throw away everything he has worked for just to have Ed safe. So why would Oswald “I need Ed” Cobblepot do anything to hurt him?
3. Next week’s episode shows that Oswald, Ed, Barbara, and Tabitha are all in the same place. We see Tabitha holding Oswald by the face or throat. We already know they want both Ed and Oswald dead, so perhaps they are ready to go through with it. What about Ed’s expression? Is it fear? Shock? Worry? That wasn’t a look of anger. Maybe Oswald fully confessed to everything, his love for him and killing Isabella. Maybe they are about to kill Oswald and Ed finally realizes he doesn’t want that. There is still hope for them.
Feel free to add more, we need all the positivity and optimism we can get.