‘Arrow’ season 2 lets loose its fifth episode of the year with “League of Assassins,” as Oliver learns Sara Lance (Caity Lotz) has been targeted by the titular organization, while Officer Lance makes a shocking discovery, and Moira Queen struggles with a plea bargain.
Last week’s ‘Arrow’ episode “Crucible” saw Oliver learn the shocking identity of the mysterious Canary vigilante, ultimately teaming with her to take down a Glades warlord who terrorizes Sebastian Blood’s efforts to save the city, so what does the fifth episode of ‘Arrow’ season 2 bring? Will Oliver finally become the hooded hero we know from DC comics?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Arrow’ season 2′s DC-heavy episode 5, “League of Assassins!”
Earlier in the week we cleared up a bit of 'Arrow' season 2 news that suggested an upcoming episode title would pay homage to Batman villain Ra's Al Ghul, instead referencing a more general take on DC comic group the "League of Assassins." Now, their leader has a familiar face, as 'Homeland' big bad Navid Negahban has joined the cast in another villainous role.