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At the Edge of Darkness is the thirty-forth episode of the anime.

Plot

Johan receives a letter from someone called the Red Hindenburg. Johan visits Blue Sophie -the Red Hindenburg- in the red light district. Blue Sophie tells Johan that the real Margot Langer, who at the time was no longer working as a prostitute, told her, after a few drinks, about her affair with Schuwald and the son she gave in adoption. Then, after Margot died, Blue Sophie suplanted Margot's identity in order to get cash from Schuwald.

Blue Sophie tells Johan that she has deduced that he was responsible for the deaths of Helenka, Richard Brown and Edmund Fahren. With this information, Blue Sophie plans to blackmail Johan. Johan leaves and Blue Sophie's new boyfriend, Roberto, kills her.

While investigating Blue Sophie's murder, Tenma visits a young Vietnamese doctor who treats undocumented immigrants. From the information that the doctor gaves to Tenma, he realizes that Johan was behind the death of Blue Sophie.

Characters

Deaths

  • Blue Sophie

Quotes

  • Blue Sophie: "Names don't mean anything."
  • Kenzo Tenma: "If you stay in the darkness, you'll sink into the darkness. Shine light upon it."

Trivia

  • One could infer that Blue Sophie's nickname Red Hindenburg is due to her being overweight and always dressing in red. The Hindenburg was a German hydrogen-filled airship. The LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock at Naval Air Station Lakehurst in the infamous Hindenburg disaster; this might also foreshadow Blue Sophie's fate.
Episodes of Monster
1. Herr Dr. Tenma • 2. Downfall • 3. A Murder • 4. Night of the Execution • 5. The Girl from Heidelberg
6. Disappearance Report • 7. Mansion of Tragedy • 8. The Fugitive • 9. The Girl and the Seasoned Soldier
10. An Erased Past • 11. Kinderheim 511 • 12. Modest Experiment • 13. Petra and Schumann • 14. Left Behind
15. Be My Baby • 16. Wolf's Confession • 17. Reunion • 18. Five Sugars • 19. Monster's Abyss • 20. Journey to Freiham
21. Happy Holidays • 22. Lunge's Trap • 23. Eva's Confession • 24. Of Men and Dining 25. Thursday's Boy
26. The Secret Woods • 27. Proof • 28. Just One Case • 29. Execution • 30. Decision • 31. In Broad Daylight
32. Sanctuary • 33. A Child's View • 34. At the Edge of Darkness • 35. My Nameless Hero • 36. The Monster of Chaos
37. A Nameless Monster • 38. The Demon in My Eyes • 39. The Hell in His Eyes • 40. Grimmer • 41. The Ghost of 511
42. The Adventures of the Magnificent Steiner • 43. Detective Suk • 44. Double Darkness • 45. The Monster's Afterimage
46. Contact • 47. The Door to Nightmares • 48. The Scariest Thing • 49. The Cruelest Thing • 50. The Rose Mansion
51. The Monster's Love Letter • 52. The Lawyer • 53. Determination • 54. The Escape • 55. Room 402
56. The Never-Ending Journey • 57. That Night • 58. I Hate This Job • 59. The Man Who Saw the Devil
60. The Man Who Knew Too Much • 61. The Door to Memories • 62. A Pleasant Dinner Table • 63. Unrelated Murders
64. The Baby's Depression • 65. Johan's Footprints • 66. Welcome Home • 67. I'm Back • 68. Ruhenheim
69. The Peaceful House • 70. The Town Massacre • 71. The Wrath of the Magnificent Steiner • 72. A Nameless Man
73. The Landscape of the End • 74. The Real Monster
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