8 Connections to Moses in ‘Axis Mundi’

8 Connections to Moses in ‘Axis Mundi’

In the Season 2 premiere, Erika Murphy tells a humorous story about catching her children, Michael and Evie, flooding the bathroom as kids. She said that when she found them, Evie’s arms were outstretched like Moses. That struck me because, if you look closely, there are several connections to the Biblical figure of Moses in the episode. Here are a handful of examples worth mentioning.

1. The Baby’s Rescue

In Exodus 2:5-6, we learn that Moses is rescued, to be raised by another woman after being sent down the river in a basket. This closely resembles the image of the child in the cavewoman sequence being rescued, to be raised by another woman.

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The Cast Weighs In: Who Are the Murphys?

The Cast Weighs In: Who Are the Murphys?

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the cast and creators of The Leftovers stepped out of Miracle and into Austin’s historic Paramount Theater for the red carpet premiere celebrating Season 2. Watching The Leftovers was on the scene and got the breakdown about one of the episode’s biggest question: Who are the Murphys?

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Is Nora Okay? And 6 More Character-Focused Questions Before Season 2

Is Nora Okay? And 6 More Character-Focused Questions Before Season 2

After the finale of the first season of The Leftovers, you probably had to catch your breath. The Guilty Remnant’s grand gesture went beyond the scope of their previous hijinks to an inhuman level of cruelty. Kevin’s last-second rescue of Jill was in no way a sure thing. Tom’s abandonment of Wayne’s baby and her subsequent discovery by an escaping Nora gave viewers, at long last, something positive to carry them into the hiatus with some hope for the future.

Fast-forward to now. The second season is about to start and we’ve seen a teaser and two trailers. Last season left me wondering: How will our characters carry on? We’ve been given fleeting glimpses, but below I’m sharing some questions I’m looking forward to having answered about six of the main characters this coming season. For fun, I’ll even make wild, unsubstantiated guesses about what may come, based purely on the three minutes or so of footage I’ve seen thanks to the trailers. Remember, these are just guesses.

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