9 Burning Questions After the Deadly 'Killing Eve' Season 2 Finale (PHOTOS)
Is Eve dead?
No one walks away from Villanelle. After pleading with her to stay, telling Eve she loves her and saying she “thought [Eve] was special,” Villanelle shoots the woman she’s sworn is hers. It’s hard to tell from the final moments of the episode whether Eve is dead or where that bullet landed, but it’s not very likely that the series would get rid of Sandra Oh. Maybe Eve will be wounded in the same place where she stabbed Villanelle?
Is Villanelle’s family alive?
One of the more quietly interesting parts of the finale revolves around a conversation between Konstantin and Villanelle. When Konstantin says he’s going back to his family, Villanelle says her family are all dead… and her former handler reveals that might not be the case. Who from Villanelle’s family could still be alive? Did she have siblings? If Konstantin was telling the truth, it’s very likely we’ll see whoever this was next season.
Where is Villanelle going?
Alaska? Cabin for one? She’s no longer affiliated with Konstantin or The Twelve, though they’re probably not done with her after what happened to Raymond. Villanelle seemed pretty excited to head to Alaska with Eve, but would she still go there alone? She’s not ending this season with a mortal injury, so Season 3 will likely pick up with her in a totally new location, working on her own or for someone else.
If Eve’s not dead… who will come to her rescue?
Assuming the wound Eve was dealt isn’t fatal — and from the look of it as the camera panned away, it isn’t — she’ll need someone to find her and help her. Niko has no clue about what she’s up to, so it can’t be him, but there’s another person who cares for her who could easily have shown up in Rome: Kenny. Kenny’s already shown he’s willing to compromise his MI6 missions to keep Eve safe, and given how little he seems to trust his mom, he’d probably go against her orders to save his former boss’s life.
Who was Raymond? And who are The Twelve?
The show might never address this until the final season, but the question remains. Who are the mysterious Twelve everyone keeps mentioning? Are Carolyn and Konstantin members of the organization? And just how big a part of it was Raymond? He could have been just taunting Villanelle when he said he was a “big deal,” but if he was serious, the repercussions could be deadly for the former MI6 agent and the assassin who might have killed her.
What’s going on with Niko?
Niko doesn’t make an appearance in the finale, but we can assume his storyline is far from over. Now that he’s lost Gemma and maybe Eve, both to Villanelle, he could want vengeance. Could that have been the reason the show made sure to have him say he was still in love with Eve this season?
What is Carolyn planning?
Carolyn’s always planning something. Would she really have been willing to let Eve go, given how much Eve knew and all the information she had? She’s allied with Konstantin for some reason, so it’s possible they both knew Eve and Villanelle would escape together, though they said otherwise. Whether or not Eve goes back to Carolyn next season, Carolyn’s likely not done with her.
What happened to The Ghost?
The show kind of dropped this plotline after The Ghost revealed Aaron Peel was behind his father’s death. So… what happened to her after Villanelle tortured her? She was still alive to call Eve a monster. If Eve tries to track Villanelle down again next season, The Ghost could have a part to play in that story.
Are Villanelle and Eve enemies now?
Villanelle was convinced she and Eve are the same, but Eve’s reaction to finding out her favorite assassin/fixation/love interest could’ve killed Raymond might have proved Villanelle wrong. If Eve survives it’s probable that she won’t take Villanelle shooting her as a declaration of love, unlike how Villanelle viewed Eve stabbing her in the Season 1 finale. Will this renew Eve’s determination to track Villanelle down and perhaps even kill her?
[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for the Season 2 Finale of Killing Eve, "You're Mine."]
There’s a bloody poetry to the two Killing Eve season finales.
Both feature Eve (Sandra Oh) losing a key part of her humanity. Both focus on the intricacy and toxicity of the relationship between two main characters who can’t live with or without each other. And, most importantly, both end with one of those utterly obsessed-with-each-other main characters dealing the other a deadly — maybe even fatal — blow.
Villanelle's supposedly the 'crazy' one in the Eve-Villanelle dynamic, but how certain are we that Eve's totally stable?
Instead of Eve pulling out a kitchen knife, this time Villanelle (Jodie Comer) pulled out a gun, and as Eve walked away, the psychopathic assassin pulled the trigger. The finale’s final image is of Eve collapsed in the Roman ruins. But is she really dead? It seems we'll have to wait until next year to find out.
Until then, here are nine questions we have about Killing Eve’s third season.
Killing Eve Season 3, Coming 2020, BBC America & AMC