Shioli Kutsuna as Mitsuki. | Image: Apple

For much of the first two seasons of Invasion, the show’s characters have seemingly been moving independently of each other. It’s clear that they were heading in similar directions, with paths that would converge in some way, but it wasn’t until the season 2 finale that Invasion finally started coming together. And it’s setting the show up for a big showdown in the future.

Invasion has played out a lot like a character-driven drama that just so happens to be set at the ground level of an alien invasion. It started out slowlywe didn’t even get to see the spiky, blob-like invaders until a few episodes in — and largely stayed that way, even though season 2 ratcheted up the intensity somewhat to start.

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