We’re still caught up in the big, overemotional bubble of this show, so excuse any melodrama… but we may never recover from this. In the lead-up to the show we talked again and again about how terrified we were that they would try to ground the Iron Fist mythos, to keep it in line with the relatively tame magical realism of the other shows. This would have done a great disservice to the character and spirit of the comics. If you’re going to make an Iron Fist adaptation, you’ve gotta just go all-in and hug the dragon… as it were.
And they did– and with style. We got K’un-Lun existing in an alternate dimension, we got confirmation of the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven and the Iron Fist legacy, and holy moley, we even got acknowledgement of Danny’s fight with Shou-Lao the Undying! They even kept the dragon brand as an actual brand– which was just going above and beyond. We would like to thank Marvel, Netflix, Scott Buck, Finn Jones, and Shou-Lao for making all our dreams come true.