Well, I wanted to believe that Catherine has grown and changed. I was wrong. I was so wrong. She’s always been about herself. She’s thrown others under the bus to get where she wants to be. This episode both pissed me off and scared me a little bit.
I would not have survived French Court.
Rahima is being held for being in Mary’s rooms, and the Queen comes to see her. When she does, she acts as though Rahima went into the room on her own accord. Catherine is living in her own head, her own life, and thinking that what she does is right. But this poor girl has wanted nothing more than just to be recognized and appreciated and loved, and what she’s getting in return is being stabbed in the back.
But the Queen still wants to tell a story. Because you know, it is all about her. And with this story, we get to see just how delusional she is.
Catherine has had a dream. In this dream – Diane and Henry both die. She pushed Diane from a window, which isn’t real, but hey – I think we’re all wishing for to go away. Diane is just part of what is wrong in this whole situation. And yes, I do say part of it, because there’s just a lot of a hot mess with everyone.
Catherine has found Ruggieri, and has told him that Diane is in the way, but the thing that she’s most worried about the way she distracts Henry from his duties as King. Ruggieri reminds her of the consequences of meddling with the natural order of things.
Here’s the thing about Catherine, that doesn’t really much matter to her. She has accepted that her husband doesn’t love her. She’s accepted that he’s obsessed with Diane. She’s not going to accept that her cousin