- "Because transparency is about more than just not wearing a mask. I've made mistakes. I'm sure that I will make mistakes again. But what I will not do is lie. That is my promise to you, the people of Star City."
- —Oliver Queen
"Past Sins" is the eleventh episode of the seventh season of , and the one-hundred-forty-ninth episode overall. It aired on January 28, 2019.
|The past comes back to haunt both Oliver and Laurel. Curtis is upset when he discovers that Diggle and Lyla have restarted the Ghost Initiative with Diaz, China White, Kane Wolfman and Carrie Cutter.|
"Past Sins" starts with Oliver and Laurel on a night syndicated program where they talk about their past vigilante lives. We see a slice back to Oliver drawing nearer Emiko in the burial ground and the scene cuts between the two regions.
After the show, Oliver and Felicity talk about Oliver's recently discovered sister. Oliver uncovers to his better half that Emiko needs nothing to do with him.
At ARGUS, Lyla's taking a shot at collecting her new scalawag crew. As they're addressing Cupid, Curtis busts in upset that they're assembling back a Suicide Squad of sorts. Curtis at that point discovers they're contemplating putting Diaz on the crew and won't help them out. Diggle educates Curtis he has no other decision and will be compelled to help embed safeguard bombs in the scalawag's heads.
Tree and Felicity meet an eatery for a discussion. The beginning drinking a jug of wine. At the point when Felicity goes to the washroom, Laurel gets up to watch a report on the TV when she chances upon a previous associate for her Earth.
That night, the TV have is taking off to his vehicle when he's destroyed by an off-screen character.
The following morning, we discover the host was captured. Whoever's holding him prisoner discharged a video of the host saying that Oliver's is a constant liar and doesn't have the right to serve Star City — the video's run on all nearby news stations, which Oliver at that point sees.
At ARGUS, Curtis and Diggle proceed with their contention on whether to relaunch GHOST Protocol.
Shrub approaches Felicity about the puzzling man at the bar and advises her that the person may be from Earth-2 and inquires as to whether there's a method to check whether the person is, indeed, a between dimensional explorer.
The SCPD breaks down the video conveyed and can limit an area in the Glades where it was sent from. They attack the zone and can save the TV have however the criminal can get away.
Oliver gets back and has Felicity begin investigating presumed hijackers. Oliver in the end understands that the assailant is Samuel Hackett, the child of the man Oliver's father slaughtered on their pontoon.
Curtis is beginning to run tests on the collected miscreants when he inadvertently directs an inappropriate medication to Diaz, briefly invigorating him super. Diaz can overwhelm Curtis and wakes different scalawags trying to break out of ARGUS holding.
Somewhere else, Felicity keeps being followed by the strange man from Earth-2. She tracks the lush down to a rear entryway and goes up against him. The two battle for a second before Felicity shows up and splits them up.
Oliver converses with Dinah about the ruffian and uncovers his character. Oliver advises Dinah that Hackett's dad was the one his father murdered on the pontoon. The two go to visit Hackett's loft however no one answers. They separate the entryway and search it, where Oliver finds a notice board brimming with papers clippings and such — they understand that Sam was all the while attempting to discover his dad lost at oceans. They discover Hackett discovered reality of what befell his dad when Oliver's reports with the jail recoil were made open.
A battle breaks out at ARGUS between the fake Suicide Squad and ARGUS specialists. As the battles going on, Diaz gets down to the parking structure and attempts to get away. Curtis tracks him down and the two battle. The battle closes with Diaz snapping Curtis' neck. Diaz can escape in a van.
He's driving not far off when he begins glitching and it's uncovered the whole last scene was only a phony out. Curtis modified the embed in his mind to take a stab at discovering subliminal data with respect to Dante's whereabouts.
Afterward, Felicity starts to get annoyed with Laurel since she assaulted a non military personnel in broad daylight. It's then Laurel uncovers that Collins — the person following her — is the individual who caused the mishap where Laurel's father passed on.
Oliver and Dinah have assembled at the police headquarters to take a stab at scanning for intel on Hackett. It's then they follow him to a van outside yet it's past the point of no return, he's utilized the weapon he based on a close by power transformer. Due to the weapon, the hardware inside the police office begin starting to detonate, thumping both Oliver and Dinah out.
In a little while, everybody inside the police division starts coming to as Hackett strolls in, holding three cops prisoner with vests bound with the electrical vitality. Oliver diverts Hackett while Dinah get away. Hackett gives the cops a decision — to either shoot and slaughter Oliver Queen or be shocked to death. Before anything occurs, Dinah's ready to shoot out the transformer outside, rendering the innovation inside futile.
the following day, Oliver backpedals on the late-night show and uncovers his dad killed Hackett's dad.
At ARGUS, Curtis presents Diggle the data he traversed his augmented experience program. Curtis is energized on the grounds that he trusts that they're ready to drop the GHOST Initiative. Diggle reveals to him they're not going to close the program down in light of the fact that they need boots on the ground. Curtis won't take orders from Diggle.
Felicity and Laurel approach Dinah about Collins and the last uncovers that Collins is as of now in authority on account of open inebriation.
Thereafter, the scene closes with Dinah going out to her vehicle, where she finds a note left on her guiding wheel that coordinates the ones Laurel got.
- Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
- David Ramsey as John Diggle
- Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak
- Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt
- Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog
- Juliana Harkavy as Captain Dinah Drake
- Colton Haynes (credit only)
- Kirk Acevedo as Ricardo Diaz
- Sea Shimooka as Emiko Adachi
- Katie Cassidy Rodgers as District Attorney Laurel Lance
- Audrey Marie Anderson as Director Lyla Michaels
- Kelly Hu as Chien Na Wei
- Amy Gumenick as Carrie Cutter
- Luke Camilleri as Sam Hackett
- Liam Hall as Joe Wilson
- Nelson Wong as Rich Kannon
- Keri Adams as Bethany Snow
- Kathryn Bouchard as Co-Worker
- Miles Chalmers as Officer Crawford
- Peter Graham-Gaudreau as Brett Collins
- Scott Pocha as Bartender
- Chad Riley as Cop #1
- Evan Roderick as Officer Anastas
- Katie Stuart as Lisa Selway
- This episode marks David Ramsey's directorial debut.
- Joe Wilson refers to "" when he reminds Diggle that "he is only alive because of his friends".
- Before he got interrupted by Lyla, Curtis was about to refer to the Suicide Squad when he realized that's what the Ghost Initiative is.
- In reality, Warner Bros. prevented the show from mentioning the Suicide Squad due to the DC Extended Universe films.
- Peter Graham-Gaudreau also has an uncredited role as the Brett Collins of Earth-2 despite the end credits listing the Earth-1 counterpart as his only role in the episode.
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