Nikolai Lantsov as Sturmhond with his hands on a desk

Character Deep Dive: Nikolai Lantsov

Shadow and Bone’s Nikolai Lantsov is the best kind of character—the King of Scars Ravka deserves, the sobachka, the privateer.

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Scene Breakdown: The Showcase of Warmth Between Nina and Matthias in ‘Shadow and Bone’

The showcase of warmth happens quite evidently between Nina and Matthias in Shadow and Bone’s “The Heart is An Arrow,” and it’s still my absolute favorite scene between the duo in the first season. No, I’m not talking about the physical sharing of body heat. I’m talking about the passing of armor, and the detail that it means so much more than just chivalry. We’ve shared a lot of words

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