“What’s done in the dark will come to the light” should be the mission statement for episode 7 of Power, titled “You Lied To My Face” Many of the deep secrets that we’ve known for months are slowly rising to the surface. How will our favorite character cope with these newly discovered facts?
Ghost and Tommy throughout the entire episode are transparent with one another. Ghost meets Tommy to explain why he had to rob the stash house, and Kanan’s involvement. Tommy, in turn, reveals how Kanan initially sent a ransom text to Tasha before Tariq belayed their worries by claiming it was a practical joke. When Ghost confronts Tasha about the ransom
When Ghost confronts Tasha about the ransom text, and reveals that Kanan is still alive, all the dirty laundry spills to the floor. Tasha berates Ghost about cheating with Angela and the affects its had on Tariq. Ghost’s retort “I didn’t leave the family, I left you” burned Tasha soul with the heat of 1000 suns. They also lament on not killing Kanan (as Tasha suggested years ago). All the while, soon to be NOT innocent Rayna overheard.
Tasha has played many roles throughout her relationship with Ghost. She’s been the wife, the co-conspirator, the financial planner, the motivator, the mother, and now the image amplified. During the national TV interview Stern set up to repair Ghost’s image, Tasha as the “forgiving wife who was the victim of adultery,” made Ghost endearing to viewers by painting him as a good man looking for redemption.
All of this made possible by Silver’s coaching. The sexual tension between the two reached a boiling point, as Tasha finally said “f*ck it” and slept with Silver…