Maranatha I AM Sentinel.
This February and March, we’re taking a trip back in time to review the fourth season of The X-Files and the first season of Millennium.
Maranatha provides a nice close to Chip Johannessen’s four scripts for the first season of Millennium.
At its core, Maranatha is a story about stories. It is a tale about mythmaking and storytelling. It is about a monstrous man who seeks to transform himself into a creature of legend, brutally slaughtering innocent people in order to feed the idea that he is something much more than a corrupt political official. As such, the story sits quite comfortably alongside Johannessen’s other three scripts for the season, each of which is about storytelling or mythmaking in some form or another.
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