I had the indistinct and unfortunately wrong idea, that watching "Spooks 9" with some distance and all my blog posts in between could help me finish my grumbling together with the year ;o)
The main result of watching episode 9.1 was, that I had new questions. (As if the one’s I still have were not enough already.)
Why did Vaughan in his first meeting with Lucas / John imply, that they had wanted world domination back there in Dakar?
All the rest of information revealed about the Dakar bombing, either by Lucas / John, Harry Pierce or Vaughan, does not support this quest for world power.
Also a bombing of an embassy seems a rather ‘unimportant’ target for gaining world domination.
A suspicion grew in my mind, that the beginning and the end of "Spooks 9" do not fit together. Was there a change in intentions or a change of the responsible scriptwriters?
The final result is that the beginning and the end of Spooks 9 do not fit together, though the first meeting between Vaughan and Lucas / John was enacted in a very dramatic way and by repeated viewing impressed me as much as the first time.
Further questions were for example: