New day, new review! In Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days” Charlotte and George do their duty, intensely, as they realize they must work as a team and some secrets are revealed. Ready?
Here we go!
Steamy Royal Sessions at Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days”
In Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days,” Charlotte reacts to the words she heard in the previous episode. If they have to do their duty, they will do it, but that will be the only thing they will share. But those moments… Charlotte wants to hate them, she wants to hate him, but she can’t. Most of the time George’s presence irritates her because his words still hurt her, but she doesn’t find the strength to hate him.
And when they’re physically together, that passion and roughness that rage they feel makes it hotter, more steamy. And Charlotte enjoys their encounters. The moment when they are together is when she feels connected to him. It’s the moment when she meets George again.
In Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days,” Charlotte wants with all her strength to convince herself that she hates those encounters and is only doing her duty, but the truth is that she is anxious for the even days to come to be with him. And a part of her hates herself for it.
However, her physical encounters begin to bring them closer. And Charlotte is curious about this man. The king has so many servants at his beck and call but still, he tills the land like a humble farmer and has calloused hands because of it.
There Will Be Only Days in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days”
Learning of George’s visit to the doctor, Charlotte confronts him. She crosses the line that both drew. But George is not willing to tear down the wall that separates them. But what Lady Danbury tells her in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days” makes all the difference for Charlotte.
She reflects on it and realizes that Agatha is right. She has the power to change things. But she also realizes what the crown really means. She is limited in her daily life by the weight of that crown. And George too. The movements of the two are subject to the crown. And George lived with that pressure from a young age.
So Charlotte steps into his shoes for the first time. She is offering him to be a team, but if they are to be, they have to learn to work together beyond their bedroom. We have to say that Charlotte’s attitude is logical because of everything she’s going through and George’s attitude. She doesn’t have to apologize for that. But we like that she puts herself in George’s shoes and tries to understand what it must have been like for him to live with that pressure all his life.
Lady Danbury’s Ball
In Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days,” Charlotte can’t understand what’s going on with George and why she’s trying to push her away, but she’s willing to trust that he will ever trust her. Meanwhile, she asks him as a team to start turning things around. And they do.
Everything is magical, perfect, just as it should always be. There are no walls between them in that dance. They reconnect just as they did the day they got married. And it’s beautiful. But the best part is that Charlotte is there for George, being his eyes, his legs, his calm, and his pillar. Her holding him even when he feels like he’s about to fall.
However, Charlotte’s hand cannot prevent George’s mental illness from coming to light in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” But the wonderful thing about all of this is that even though Charlotte doesn’t understand what he’s going through, she never lets go of his hand, she holds on tighter and helps him. Just like she always will. That’s true love.
Lady Danbury has to overcome some obstacles in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” The first is her husband. He is very disgusted when he touches her or is near her… and she takes advantage of her particular closeness to the crown to prevent that from happening. Her husband’s ego is his weak spot and if she must get them to hold the first dance of the ton to keep him from getting too close, she’ll do it.
So Agatha is on a mission in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” She blatantly lies to Augusta so as not to betray Charlotte’s friendship and trust. Meanwhile, she makes sure that Augusta knows that she needs her. So she pushes a little harder to land the first dance of the ton.
Augusta, due to her racism, is reluctant to accept, even though she knows that she needs to be on good terms with Agatha for her to continue giving information.
But she didn’t remember that Lady Danbury is a formidable enemy. And she proves it again in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” When she finds out that Charlotte will not help her, Agatha forces Augusta’s hand by sending invitations, putting her in a bind… and outmaneuvering her. We love Agatha Danbury!
The Power to Change Things in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days”
However, Augusta is not the only one Agatha faces in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” When she goes to ask Charlotte for help, Lady Danbury realizes that she is not listening. Charlotte is too caught up in trying to figure out George, worrying about him, to care about anything else.
But she has to. Charlotte may not have asked to be queen, but she is. And she has a power that no one else has. As can be seen in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days,” British high society reluctantly accepts her because she wears a crown. But the reality of Black high society is quite another. They are treated like garbage. They may be rich, but to British ton, they are in a different class. For British society they are not like them.
And Charlotte can change that. She has power for it. But all she’s doing is behaving like a lovesick girl. She is not even aware of the real problems outside her palace. And it’s time for her to do it, it’s time for her to start being the queen she’s meant to be, with all that that entails. It’s time for Charlotte to feel the weight of the crown and do something with it.
The Luck of Love
In the present, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days” shows us an altercation between Agatha and Violet. Violet loved Edmund with all her heart, and she misses him every day. That’s why she was upset when Lady Danbury told her that she was lucky. Is Violet lucky that her husband died? Is she lucky to be lighting a candle in his honor on his birthday instead of celebrating with him?
Violet felt that Agatha was insensitive to her grief over the loss of Edmund. Nothing could be further from the truth. Violet is lucky because she loved Edmund with all her heart. He is gone and that hurts her, but that pain means that she knew true love and that is a privilege few have.
As Lady Danbury explains in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days,” She only knew contempt. She despised her husband, although a part of her admired what he had been able to create, she couldn’t stand him.
She disgusted him every time he touched her. The only moment of happiness for her was when he died. In a way, Agatha envies the happiness Violet had with Edmund. Agatha wishes she could have experienced something like that… but she never could. And I feel more and more sadness for her.
For her part, Charlotte reflects on her daughters’ lack of marriage in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days.” Brimsley, her faithful friend, speaks to her with the freedom that comes from years of trust.
Charlotte dedicated herself to being there for George, being his pillar, and being the queen she was meant to be. But she had no one to worry about her, to be by her side. Charlotte had no support. So her daughters took it upon themselves to be one. They decided to stay close, for when her mother needed them, just in case. It pains Charlotte to admit the truth about it…but she knows it’s true.
Other Stuff in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story 1×03 “Even Days”
- I understood what they wanted to do with the overlap of images between the sexual assault of Lady Danbury and the intimacy of Charlotte and George. But I still believe that the show abuses these scenes too much.
- Luckily they’re finally over. Agatha’s joy is ours… and it’s also a good contrast to what Charlotte is experiencing in her marriage.
- With Lady Danbury’s experiences, her attitude in Bridgerton Season 2 is even less understood.
- Violet’s mom is THE WORST. I can’t repeat her words because they disgust me so much I would vomit. How could a man as good as Violet’s father be married to such a harpy?
- Although I am clear that she is a faithful reflection of society. Everyone despises the queen for being a Black woman but hides it because she wears the crown. But they still don’t consider her and Black society part of them. Violet’s mother and everyone in her class can go to hell.
- However, Violet’s father is the complete opposite of his shrewish wife. He is affable, gentle, and charming. Did I see a spark jump when he was talking to Agatha? Definitely yes.
- Brimsley and Reynolds have me in love! The two of them would do anything to protect Charlotte and George, respectively, and yes, their steamy sessions help to extract information, but that’s the salt of the relationship. They are together because they feel something for each other, something so strong that it can almost be called love, for nothing else. This dialectical battle to see who can get the most information only adds spice to the physical aspect of their relationship…and keeps us glued to the screen.
- It broke my heart when Brimsley reached for Reynolds’s hand in a mute apology and he refused.
- But my heart picked up when they finished throwing their fingers.
- I don’t trust a doctor who decides to practice his profession in a basement. At all.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story is available to stream on Netflix.