Faye Valentine, a woman with a mysterious past is forced by Gordon, the head of a powerful casino to do an illegal exchange. She is told to work at a roulette table and retrieve a casino ... See full summary »
Faye Valentine, a woman with a mysterious past is forced by Gordon, the head of a powerful casino to do an illegal exchange. She is told to work at a roulette table and retrieve a casino chip with a microchip inside of it from one of the players. If she can do this successfully, her debts will be eliminated. Written by
In the third episode of Cowboy Bebop, we meet the woman who will become the third member of the bounty hunting crew: Faye Valentine.
She's got a mysterious past, immense debts, and is wanted for 6 millions woolongs. She is so deep in debt, a casino owner forces her to work the blackjack tables and pull off an illegal exchange involving a chip that has, well, a very valuable (micro)chip inside it.
Although the whole setup that leads Faye to getting captured by Spike and Jet is a little far fetched in how it unfolds, it's still very entertaining, very funny, and it provides a great introduction to Faye as a character, whose backstory becomes a major part of the story's plot.
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