- Episode length: 53 minutes
- Pages read: 32
- Chapters read: 3
As I continue my comparison of the book to the TV show, I’ve found that they are in line again. But will it continue?
SPOILERS AHEAD – WON’T RUIN THE SHOW BUT WILL TELL YOU SOME THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT WANT TO KNOW BEFORE WATCHING/READING IT
|Kovacs wakes up in his own body with no enhancements and some defaults||Kovacs wakes up in a female body with no enhancements|
|Kovacs remembers his training with Falconer to beat the virtual torture||Kovacs remembers his friend Jimmy to beat the virtual torture|
|Kovacs gives the speech after waking up that convinces them to unlock him||Kovacs gives the speech in virtual that gets him released from the torture|
|Kovacs kills everyone in the facility after getting free and before leaving||Kovacs leaves with an escort then kills them while in the flying car|
|Kovacs leaves with Kadmins head||Kovacs leaves with a doctor’s head|
|Kovacs sees Ortega at the hotel||Kovacs goes back to kill everyone after escaping the car and avoids the cops as they arrive|
Although Kovacs was tortured in both the book and the show, the show was much more graphic and detailed. Which explains why the book was short compared to it being so accurate to the show. Given books generally have more time and space to be more graphic I was a little surprised that this was the case.
The overall feel of the episode followed the book; however, I’m starting to see more and more differences. Which is ok!
Adapting a book to a film version does mean changes will happen. Which is great coz we get to see the writer’s interpretation of the book. And I’m excited to see what those changes will include!