the setting of the marsh was beautifully caught, emphasizing how free it all is. the movie definitely plays into the whole don't judge a book by its cover through kya's character. i enjoyed the blossoming romance between kya and tate and how it contrasted with her relationship with chase. though i felt like the movie took too much on plot wise and rushed to intertwine the two timelines and wrap it up with flashforwards into the future, hardly allowing any time to react. like the ending with the necklace...