I think we did a pretty good job of making Thunderpeak here almost instantly likable. Yes, he’s partly in this scene to voice certain prejudices, but his transparent affection for his ma and da, as well as the way Gravedust addresses him, moves him from knee-jerk antagonist to sympathetic figure. That’ll come in handy later, because he surprised both me and Flo with the role he assumed in the series finale.

FB: Gravedust is more interested in the future than the past imperfect tents.

“I would’ve said ‘further’ until today. But now the end seems really close…just a few seconds away in fact…here it comes…GURK!” [dies]