Love, death, and robots is an animated series created by Tim Miller composed of several stand-alone short stories viewed over the genres of science-fiction, horror, fantasy, comedy, etc. The series was first aired on Netflix on 15th March 2019. It has a rating of 8.4/10 on IMDb and 87% on rotten tomatoes.
Episodes are based on different themes, visualized with the use of animation by different animation productions across the globe. Each episode features different storylines, following different themes along. It is, at present, one of the most-watched animated series on Netflix. This article explains the last episode of the third season, Jibaro.
Episode 9, Season 3: Jibaro
The last episode (Jibaro) of the third season of the series is created by the Spanish director Alberto Mielgo. The episode portrays the relationship between two creatures, captivated by each other for very toxic reasons, ultimately resulting in the demise of both.
According to the artist Alberto Mielgo, the story brings to life an intoxicating storyline where there is no villain to blame, no characters’ growth, just destruction on account of being attracted to the other. The episode shows the artist’s take on modern relationships, where both partners are attracted to each other based on destructive incentives.
At the beginning of the episode witnesses a noble knight with his soldiers in pursuit of land and resources. The knight steals a small-scale piece of gold while trying to quench his thirst from the river. It awakens the siren of the river, who uses her voice as her weapon and kills the soldiers of the knight.
Later on, the siren is seen helpless before the knight because he is deaf and is fascinated by him. The enchantment of the siren may be seen as being unable to reach him through her voice, leaving her helpless and intrigued.
The siren is further shown in the knight’s pursuit, who follows her to the waterfall. At first, the knight seems captivated by the siren, kissing each other even when it physically hurts him. But along the line, he smashes her to the ground enabling him to steal the gold of the siren.
The knight is seen to have caused the siren’s death and fulfilled his greed by stealing her gold. However, the siren’s death causes the river to be filled with her blood. The knight is carrying the gold stolen from the siren making his way through the forest.
However, unable to complete his journey, he quenches his thirst from the river again. The blood-filled liquid, when it reaches the ear of the knight, restores his hearing ability.
The siren is now seen waking up from the destruction, feeling helpless about her loss. Ultimately she realizes the ability of the knight to hear her voice now, and he is seen falling prey along with the other thousands of soldiers.
Where To Watch?
It can be currently streamed on Netflix, and the 3rd volume of the establishment was aired on 20th May 2022.