Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood episode 21

Mustang, and Havoc are recovering after the battle with Lust. Mustang lectures Hawkeye.
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Meanwhile the homunculi are reacting to Lust’s death and why Wrath didn’t kill Mustang when he had the chance, the reason being that they can use him later on.

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Hinting the connection between Hohenhiem and Father.

Ed, Al and Winry discuss Al’s body on the other side of the gate, they conclude that during the transmutation where they attempted to resurrect their mother, they were linked. So any nutrition or rest Ed receives goes to Al as well.

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They managed to sneak in another joke about Ed’s height.

Ed and Al pay a visit to the hospital, where they talk about the suspicion surrounding Bradley, the Fuhrer. They find out that Havoc was paralysed from the waist down.

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Mustang and Dr Knox, who announced that the body that Mustang burnt was that of Maria Ross. Talk about how they cooperated in the Ishval war, and that the body didn’t belong to Maria Ross’. The book that Mustang is reading has a diagram of the spine in it. Havoc tells Breda that he has to retire since there’s really no other options.

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Breda hands Mustang some information on Marcoh, and goes to meet him. Mustang meets Denny Brosh but has to stay quiet about meeting Maria Ross. Ed and Al investigate the laboratory from the previous episode, where the evidence has been covered up. Denny Brosh catches up to them and tells them Scar is back.

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Ed and Al want to lure out a homunculus, so since they would appear to save them if he were in danger they’re going to fight Scar. Ling and Ran Fan offer to help. In return they’ll have to pay for their expenses, they are then thrown out. Winry goes in to tell them to be quiet, and when Ed tells her that his arm is going to break tomorrow, she hits him over the head with a wrench. She tells him not to do anything dangerous.

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Breda arrives at Marcoh’s house but when he arrives it’s obvious Marcoh has been abducted. Havoc tells Mustang that he’s retiring and to go on without him, Mustang says that he’ll be going on ahead for Havoc to catch up.

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In order to draw Scar out Ed fixes lots of things with alchemy for free, this also improves his reputation. Mustang arrives and tells them about Marcoh and they tell him about their plan to fight Scar. Scar arrives.

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Ed and Al then fight him using alchemy, and Al explains the details of their plan. Mustang and Hawkeye use Fuery’s radio equipment to send out false reports on Scar. Wrath and Gluttony are on their way, Ling and Ran Fan head to counter them, and Ed is able to cancel out Scar’s arm. Ling and Ran Fan meet Gluttony, and Wrath strikes Ran Fan with a surprise attack.

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Next Episode:
The Wrath vs Ling fight from the Opening and flashbacks of Scar’s past and Winry’s parents.

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Conclusion:
This episode was pretty good  and I was looking forward to the events near the end.
I think they’re going to have to throw some filler episodes in eventually, but that isn’t really a problem considering that the first episode that was anime original was actually pretty good, and fullmetal alchemist tends to lend itself well towards anime original episodes.
I apologise for the delay as well, I should be able to have the summary for the next episode up earlier.

Mustang and Dr Knox, who announced that the body that mustang burnt was that of Maria Ross. Talk about how they cooperated in the Ishval war, and that the body wasn’t Maria Ross’. The book that Mustang is reading has a diagram of the spine in it.

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