almost reacting to her?) Despite that objection, Kisten is an infinitely better romantic interest than Nick, mainly because he's, you know, interesting. And the long-overdue development of Trent as an actual person and not just a paper target for Rachel's rages helps a lot.
I actually find the whole demon subplot sort of baffling and boring, because it's clear that she's never really going to lose to him. And the whole "which crime boss is going to take over the city" is also of minimal interest. So while the surface action holds up, and the characters are often engaging, the series still hasn't really revealed its major arc yet.
Again better than the last one - the series is hitting its stride at this point. It's still a little unfocused, plot-wise, and there are several threads that don't really go anywhere yet - like Ivy's ex-girlfriend who apparently showed up just to remind Rachel that her roommate does, in fact, like chicks That Way. (And my ongoing objection to Rachel's unexamined homophobia is not diminished in any way - look, if she didn't want Ivy, why write her as continually