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Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Season 1 (2019)

As promised, I've watched all ten episodes of Season One of Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, and boy was it a ride! Some spoilers may be forthcoming but I'll let you know when I'll be talking about said spoilers (and may try to do it at the end as well).

Plot synopsis: A prequel to The Dark Crystal (1982), it has been 1000 years since the appearance of the Skeksis, who have kept watch over The Crystal of Truth, since its keeper, Mother Aughra, has gone off to explore other worlds. But when three Gelfing, Rian, a castle guard/warrior from the Stonewood Clan, Brea, a princess from the Vapra Clan, and Deet, an animal caregiver from the Grottan Clan, discover the Skeksis' horrifying secret, they must band together to convince the Clans to come together, light the fires of rebellion, and fight back before its too late.

With the first five episodes of Age of Resistance, the series starts off very strong, building on and expanding on the lore of the movie, …