Along Spy x Family, Loid Forger talked about her career as a psychiatrist to hide her true job as an undercover spy. His identity must be intact to protect his identity and mission, but Chapter 20 demonstrates the extent of Loid’s commitment to preserving this facade.
When Anya gets a school assignment that requires her to follow someone at work and report on their work, she turns to her stepmother first. At first glance, Yor seems like the obvious and most logical choice, but Anya’s telepathy reveals that what Yor has in mind may not be up to Eden Academy’s standards. Instead of planning to take Anya to city hall, Yor dreams of bringing her with him for an assassination. Surprisingly, Anya turns to Loid, who doesn’t hesitate to reveal that she actually works as a psychiatrist at the hospital.
Anya Goes to Work with Lloyd
Loid takes Anya to Berlint General Hospital and surprises fans with an inside look at the scope of her secret identity. Playing the role of Sherlock Holmes, Anya happily accompanies her stepdad to investigate her job as a psychiatrist. As Loid’s co-workers dote on and get caught up in her usual bullshit with her curiosity, Anya uses her telepathy to better understand Loid’s purpose in working at the hospital, even if she doesn’t quite understand herself.
While Loid admits to herself that it would be easier to fake her job as a psychiatrist, she actually acknowledges the benefit of working at the hospital. As many prominent politicians and businessmen frequent the hospital, working there gives Loid the ability to infiltrate their environment and gather intelligence. Some of his agent friends work at the hospital for this very reason. Equipped with a secret passage used to sneak out for espionage opportunities and missions, Lloyd’s job at Berlint General Hospital fits perfectly with his Agent Twilight mission.
While Lloyd Is Dedicated, He Works Overtime
As any excellent spy would do, Loid does his best to protect his identity and create opportunities to gather intelligence. While she can easily have the resources to create a cover without having to add unnecessary stress to her workload, Loid actually works at the hospital, devoting time to her duties and family. Everything Loid does is in the name of Operation Strix. In order to keep the peace between Ostania and Westalis, there is no feat too burdensome or trivial that Loid can’t handle.
However, Loid’s dedication can easily cause him to overwork, even if he doesn’t show it. His life as a spy is already heavy and requires self-sacrifice to complete his mission. He must put aside any ambition and desire to shape his life to meet the needs of Operation Strix. Along with completing missions, many of which are dangerous, Loid dedicates herself to her family to both solidify her identity and contribute to the ultimate goal of Operation Strix. Episode 20 shows that Loid actually pushes himself further by working as a psychiatrist. Loid’s burden is heavy, but he has proven over and over how talented he is as the world’s greatest spy.
There was never any doubt that Lloyd was devoted to his job as a spy. Almost every part Spy x Family It shows that the peacekeeping mission between Ostania and Westalis remains at the forefront of his mind as the primary motivation for everything he does. While Loid juggles between the burdens of his multiple roles and duties, his dedication and desire for peace gives Anya the strength to continue her job as a spy while providing excellent fatherhood and protection.