The irony that had Nucky succeeded in keeping his tame prosecutor, he would now be dead. In fact, if Nucky had succeeded in turning Van Alden, the same: no arrest, no fed agents to interfere with the killing.
Harrow's contempt when he asks Eli if he would have his brother killed, was wonderful. Perhaps his role will be to steer Jimmy back to some semblance of principles. Or at least adamantly back him, if Jimmy begins to lean that way.
Has she actually abandoned her? The neighbor said she had only been gone twenty minutes. I thought the dirty diaper was just Lucy's way of telling Nelson that the work is his responsibility, too.
The dirty diaper, pinned to the title page of "A Dangerous Maid", left in the Victrola. Maybe a little artful for Lucy, but the message seemed clear.
Owen killing the guy in the bar. What exactly was that about, other than being about something that happened in Ireland? I think Margaret and Owen share a sense of being like ghosts, with unfinished business from the Old Country that haunts them and draws them together.
I think you answered your own question. For Owen and Margaret both, what happened in Ireland, has not stayed in Ireland. They each spent the day in the past.
Edited by Pallas429, Nov 6, 2011 @ 11:24 PM.