‘Batwoman’: 3 Questions the Finale Answered (And 1 It Didn’t)

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman

Batwoman Season 1 Episode 20, served as the primary season finale of the freshman Arrowverse sequence. The episode aptly titled, “O, Mouse!” propelled the story at a frantic tempo, dropped a bombshell of a cliffhanger, and set the stage for what may very well be a dynamite season 2. [Spoiler warning: The following article comprises particulars about Batwoman Season 1.]

Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman
Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman | Jack Rowand/The CW

‘Batwoman’ delivered an action-packed season finale

The coronavirus pandemic pressured a manufacturing shutdown and reduce the season quick, so Batwoman didn’t ship the finale that the writers had deliberate. Still, the present ended the primary season with a bang.

Surprisingly, a number of burning questions
had been answered, leaving just a few thought-provoking threads for followers to mull over
in the course of the hiatus. With that in thoughts, right here’s a rundown of what was revealed, plus
one main plot level that may sit idle till the second season.

Question: Will Batman seem? Answer: Kind of.

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Many followers assumed the Dark Knight would return primarily based on hints from the forged and crew previous to the finale. When talking with TV Line concerning the abbreviated season, Batwoman star, Camrus Johnson, teased a finale cliffhanger, saying, “I think it’s a pretty incredible cliffhanger.”

Adding gas to the frenzy, the
official episode synopsis for “O, Mouse!” mentions “one among Gotham’s former
heroes.” Twitter chatter main as much as the episode was filled with hypothesis that
Bruce Wayne would pop up on Batwoman.

“Bruce Wayne will walk into Wayne Towers/Batcave, and that will be the massive cliffhanger for next season,” tweeted a fan.

Rumors a couple of Caped Crusader plot twist swirled, like this comment that learn, “I’m still hoping for a Bruce Wayne cameo in the form of a Hush impersonation or something.” Based on the finale, it’s clear that prediction was proper heading in the right direction.

Unfortunately for Gotham City — however fortunately
for drama-lovers — Bruce Wayne’s “return” to Gotham is just not what it appears. In a
warped scheme, Batwoman’s sister by blood and nemesis by alternative creates a masks
in Bruce Wayne’s likeness for her ally, Tommy ‘Hush’ Elliot. In the ultimate
scene, Alice and Tommy — in his Bruce pores and skin masks — plot to destroy the Bat.

Question: Will Mouse activate Alice? Answer: Not if she activates him first

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Batwoman Episode 19 noticed bother in paradise for Alice and Mouse when Alice blew their candy setup operating Arkham Asylum. And within the season finale, the discord escalates to a tragic finish. Mouse pleads with Alice to desert her obsession with taking revenge on her household. He needs to hightail it out of Gotham earlier than the authorities decide up their path once more.

Alice aggressively resists till Mouse threatens to skedaddle solo. Rather than persevering with to squabble, she lulls him right into a false sense of safety, agreeing to depart city collectively. But as a substitute of packing her baggage for greener pastures, Alice poisons her surrogate brother to maintain him from leaving her.

Question: Will Commander Kane be a part of Batwoman? Answer: Not an opportunity

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In the finale, Kate — as Batwoman — tries once more to realize the
belief of her father, Commander Kane. She makes use of Mary to lure him to a rooftop and
gives him a truce within the curiosity of catching a suspect. Predictably, the
Commander agrees (it’s clearly a entice). Foolishly, Kate believes him.

After the Crows Security officers take down the assailant, they flip
their weapons on Batwoman in an unsurprising double-cross. After an
unsuccessful try at exterminating the Bat, Kane renews his vow to take her
down.

Question: Who is Safiyah? Answer: Ask once more later

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In Batwoman Episode 17, Alice
mentions somebody known as “Safiyah” however doesn’t elaborate on their connection.
Later, in episode 19, Julia brings her up, and she or he drops the title
once more within the finale. Julia confesses that she betrayed Safiyah and has been evading
her ever since. Now, evidently somebody is having Julia adopted, and
whoever is on her path — maybe an agent of Safiyah — creepily left behind
pictures taken of Jules and Sophie with out their consent.

Just as issues had been heating up, the season got here to a detailed. But viewers have loads of clues to ponder till Batwoman returns.

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