An Exercise in Futility
Season 8, Episode 8
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Air date Unaired
Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
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Brainiac Returns Sacrifices
Brainiac Returns is the 8th episode of Supergirl Season 8 and the 148th episode overall. It is the second part of a 2-part story revealing the ultimate fate of the Convergence.


JOURNEYS- Kara seeks out Amara to prove the validity of Brainiac 14's apocalyptic claims. In National City, Alex Danvers and Lena Luthor train with Zaora Dru-Zod, who has her own designs for the Kryptonian settlement on Earth. Samantha Arias visits Ava Blackwood in her cell.

Main Cast

Special Guest Stars

Recurring Cast



  • Antagonists: Ava Blackwood
  • Dawn does not appear in this episode.
  • This episode takes place on February 15, 2024.


  • TBD


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