Sonja nods her head to him, he nods his head back, and leaves. Sonja addresses Lucian again. Sonja is about to leave the Castle to escort the Human Nobles up to the Castle. Andreas Tanis appears on horseback. As he works, Lucian senses the approaching presence of Werewolves in the distance. He turns to the nearest Vampire in charge.
Kosta simply rides away. Seeing that Kosta is doing nothing, Lucian leaps onto the back of Kosta's horse, pushing Kosta-himself off, and rides out of the gate to help Sonja, before any of the Death Dealers present can stop him. She foils their experimentation plans on Michael and soon uncovers that he is derived from the Corvinus bloodline that is of great interest to the Lycans, who want to exert their dominance over the Vampires. What starts off as a thwarted kidnapping ends up turning into a love affair between Selene and Michael, and after the Lycans locate where the Death Dealer has stashed her new beau, an all-out battle ensues between the Vampires and the Lycans with huge ramifications for both species.
The first Underworld until Awakening , at least is arguably the best of the franchise, as it deftly manages to be brutal and sleek while working in about years of backstory as well. But I got completely caught up in the mythology established here and was happy to go along for the entire ride. Soaked in a blue-steel palette, Underworld does a fantastic job of building and then reveling in its gritty comic book-infused world, evoking a strong visual style brimming with beautifully frenetic battle sequences that would become the trademark look for the entire series.
We have the backstory on the Vampire elders and why the werewolves are treated like a second-class species, then the present-day implications of Selene and Michael's growing romance, the truth behind how Selene became a vampire in the first place, and much more. They hope that revealing the truth of what really happened between the Vampires and Lycans centuries ago will forge an understanding between the two factions, rather than continuing the battle between the two groups. The film also lays down more of the groundwork for the entire Underworld mythology, exploring the origins of the Vampires and Lycans, as we learn how the first of each creature came to be, as well as centuries-old implications for members of both species.
That being said, Evolution does give Selene a few more tools to tuck up her Lycra sleeve for future battles—unfortunately, it would be another six years until fans would actually get to see Selene back in action.
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