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'The Strain' recap: Quinlan goes Tarantino in 'The Born'

'The Strain' recap: Quinlan goes Tarantino in 'The Born'

The time has come, fans of “The Strain,” to talk about Quinlan. First, he’s the most compelling person, place or thing in this episode, dubbed “The Born.” And second, we have some catching up to do. Let me preface with a small but important digression: co-creator Guillermo del Toro and showrunner Carlton Cuse have been having a bit of fun with fans of the bestselling trilogy on which this thriller is based. That’s the nice way to put it. More bluntly, they’ve been yanking us around, making us think that vigilante vampire Vaun, who first showed himself in the first season, was the much-ballyhooed Quinlan from “The Strain” novels. ...

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