And the inexorable narrative flow of film betrays one of the coolest aspects of Watchmen-the-book.
The frenetic criss-crossing of the country reflects the inexorable math of the Electoral College.
Now, they of course left themselves wiggle room in that "inexorable command" part.
1550s, from Middle French inexorable and directly from Latin inexorabilis "that cannot be moved by entreaty," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + exorabilis "able to be entreated," from exorare "to prevail upon," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + orare "pray" (see orator). Related: Inexorably; inexorability.