After watching the latest episode of Scandal on CBS I was left wondering about priorities. We saw a part of Huck's life that we never could have imagined existed. How could Huck, the most complex character on the show be viewed as a man with real life needs and wants that mirror that of any other normal human being. I'm sure I am not the only one that viewed Huck as the ultimate gladiator that laughed at fear, saw the unknown and was invincible by principle.
Yet, with every utterance of 752, I felt Huck's pain. Sure it is only a show on television that many of us watch religiously for pure entertainment but it subconsciously asks us to evaluate ourselves within every episode The case of the 752 dilemma was no different. Naturally, we all could say that we would never give up our families under any circumstances because that's not the right thing to do. So many debates lite up twitter profiling Huck as a coward, a psycho and or a cold blooded man that didn't deserve a family.
If we take the time to really think about Huck's story we would see that he chose to renounce his family in an effort to save them from harm and allow him to see them again. He went off the grid after a failed attempt to regain his once normal life just so he could get a peek here and there of his loved ones. When you realize what he had to give up, you would know that he didnt chose the easy way out. Throughout the seasons we saw Huck entertain himself by tracking normal two parent homes with single children. This was his way of reminding himself of how he could have lived had he not chosen the dark side.
What would you do if you jumped blindly into a position that you knew you couldn't turn down and still live afterwards? What would you do if your family were threatened by your very existence within their lives? Would you be willing to give them up to ensure that they could live the most normal life as possible , without you? I'm sure we will see them again and in some shape, form or fashion - Olivia will have to fix the life of an other wise invisible man.
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