The whole existence of Inhumans, them being the first super powered homo-sapiens whose society has a systematic approach to their beliefs and politics ala The Giver is rich and historic. Our focus is on The Royal Family which consists of Black Bolt who can destroy anyone or anything by a mere whisper, his wife Medusa whose hair is an entity on its own, her sister Crystal who can control the four elements, her giant dog Lockjaw who can teleport, their brother in law Maximus who lost the inhuman gene after a Terrigenesis fail, their cousin Gorgon who can create seismic waves with his hooves, and Karnak who can do a Life is Strange maneuver. It sounds like the basis for something rich, and grand. It could have been the Prometheus to the MCU franchise, and turns out that it was in terms of it dropping the ball in its storytelling.
This is the synopsis for the television show;
Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding head of the Inhuman royal family and King of Attilan, possesses a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city. After a military coup splinters the family, the group — which includes Black Bolt’s wife, Medusa; his brother and rival, Maximus; his cousins Karnak, Gorgon and Triton; and Medusa’s sister, Crystal — barely manages to escape to Hawaii, where surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.
The coup happened in about fifteen minutes flat and I never once felt that the Earth was in any danger. Was that a thing? However, as with all things we must look on the bright side, and here are five reasons why….