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But the Swapping of the Kids meant nothing (SPOILER)


What was the benefit of having your child learn from your enemy?
Did they Learn anything?

Or did I miss something?

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bump!

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It's so they have a ward. Did you watch Game of Thrones? It's like how the Starks kept Theon Greyjoy and the Lannisters kept Sansa. It's a fancy hostage to keep your enemy from stepping out of line. If your enemy has your child, you're likelier to behave honorably. So by exchanging, it's showing mutual if tenuous trust. But of course with the opportunity to try to learn the enemy's secrets, but also hoping they don't turn your kid against you

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I was hoping for some big payoff after all the buildup with the swap. Sadly i don't think it really mattered. They didn't do anything interesting with the concept.

They could have had the same drama with a simple kidnapping. The italian kid was completely pointless anyway.

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