ARROW EP Says ‘Deathstroke’ Feels Like A Season Finale

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deathstrokeTomorrow night’s episode is the long-awaited first round of the battle between Deathstroke and The Arrow. While those two men will obviously duke it out at some point, the Queen family will be put squarely in the cross hairs. As we saw in the final moments of last week’s episode, Slade Wilson invited Thea into his limo. He doesn’t want to take her home, in case you didn’t know. Theas is in trouble and everyone will do whatever it takes to bring her back. Arrow Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim previewed tomorrow night’s thriller in a new video released by The CW.

Speaking about the episode’s tone, Guggenheim says that this one feels like a season finale episode even though there are five episodes to go. He says in the video, which you can watch below, “We wanted episode 18 to feel like a season finale. And it really does. It was the episode where we tried to really pull out all the stops and make you feel like you actually watched a season finale even though there’s five more episodes to go in the season. Everything is heightened, all the stakes are huge and Willa Holland will just break your heart in this episode.”

While Willa Holland may play on your emotions, it sounds like something else huge will happen that changes the show forever. Guggenehim goes on to talk about the episode’s consequences, saying “Laurel will never be the same after this episode. The Queen family will never be the same after this episode. Team Arrow suffers a very devastating loss as a result of this episode. Big, big things happen. The stage direction in the script says ‘And our show will never be the same. Fade out. End of episode.’” So it sounds like somebody might not make it out of the episode alive. The smart money is on Thea or Sara Lance/Black Canary. We know Laurel has to take up the mantel sometime, so what better thing to kick her into gear than her sister’s death? We’ll just have to wait until tomorrow to see what really happens. What are your predictions?


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