I need to talk about this for a second. This is from Magnificent Eight, while Kendra is still dating Ray. This is after they’ve gotten back from their two years stuck in the 50s.
I love Kendra, I do. But this…this upsets and frustrates me. She could be going after the woman who gave her flashbacks (her former self) to try to find a way to kill Savage. Instead, she says she’s going to…find Carter.
I get that they’re soulmates, I do! But this isn’t fair to Ray. Ray puts all of himself into this relationship, and Kendra has never seen it as something that will last. And instead of being honest with him, she lies to him about it. She lets him believe that she’s in this for the long haul.
I honestly feel like this relationship served both of them poorly. Kendra, for her agency, Ray, for the fact that we’ve only seen him be someone’s second choice.
I wish they had let Kendra stand on her own after Carter died, without feeling the need to shove her into an unhealthy and uneven relationship.
I wish they would let Ray be someone’s first choice for one, and give him someone who will respect his wishes, who will be honest with him, and who will actually be in it for the long haul.
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