“Simply Don’t Be a Stranger, Okay?” had the job of concluding three exhibits. Nonetheless, bringing a satisfying ending to a universe is a heavy job. However, if something, the sequence finale revealed the fates of many vital characters and plot strains in Legacies.
The overarching battle of the episode follows Alaric’s wrestle with realizing that yet one more scholar has died. Between Malivore, monsters, and Ken, Alaric has by no means been in a position to sustain or handle everybody’s security.
So, within the aftermath of Ethan’s dying, Alaric sees no different different than to shut the college, hoping it is going to imply many saved lives. However, Hope and MG are usually not prepared to go down with out a battle. The Salvatore Faculty is not only their residence however a house for a lot of misplaced supernatural individuals wishing for a spot to really feel protected.
In the long run, Legacies reveals the college’s destiny. Though the Salvatore Faculty will stay open, Alaric is leaving. Figuring out that he doesn’t need to keep on as Headmaster, Alaric recollects what the college was meant to do and walks away.
Alaric, as a human, had at all times floundered with maintaining with so many witches, werewolves, and vampires surrounding him. Earlier to Caroline leaving to seek for an answer to the Merge, he had by no means run the college by himself for thus lengthy earlier than. Nonetheless, it could possibly be argued that Alaric, within the grand scheme of issues, was not essentially the most useful individual in coping with no matter monsters or villains the group confronted. So, as Alaric steps away, Caroline, in an thrilling and stunning visitor look, fills in as interim Headmistress.
Hope, in the meantime, faces the ultimate query of the place to scatter her father’s ashes on campus. The idea of the college probably closing prevents her from doing it till she is aware of for positive the college will stay open. To assist her make a last choice, Hope calls in Landon for one large favor.
Hope wants to speak to Klaus to know the place to scatter his ashes. Hope and Landon’s reunion confirms suspicions concerning the uncomfortable side effects of Landon sending again Jed, Kaleb, and MG. Whereas Landon is aware of he loves Hope, he has no emotional response to seeing her. Nonetheless, Landon and Ethan workforce as much as ship Ethan to Peace and discover Klaus. The duo will get one final message from Klaus to Hope as a stupendous last goodbye.
Hope does find yourself scattering her father’s ashes close to the lake with one final favor to Landon to not be a stranger. Evidently in spite of everything they’d been via, Hope and Landon acknowledge that whereas they’ll always remember one another, and so they could have been one another’s past love, the duo wouldn’t be capable of be collectively transferring ahead.
This can be a monumental step ahead from Hope’s harmful obsession with saving Landon in season three. Hope accepts their actuality and is prepared to search out closure in that.
Nonetheless, Hope’s conclusion even entails Josie, together with affirmation of the place Josie has been. Josie has been in Europe, attending a faculty in Belgium. Given how messily Legacies had been with Josie’s whereabouts within the aftermath of her departure, the sequence finale wanted to clarify what occurred to her.
However, it doesn’t finish there. Hope discovers Josie had been behind the plot to return her humanity, and realizing how a lot Hope can belief Josie, she additionally sends Josie the one weapon that may kill Hope.
As for Lizzie and MG, Legacies lastly grants them the affirmation of forming a romantic relationship. MG was additionally an enormous advocate for retaining the Salvatore Faculty open, reminding Lizzie and Alaric they might be breaking apart the Tremendous Squad and stopping many individuals from having a spot to name residence.
Jed’s destiny is linked to Landon bringing him again to life as his return additionally made him an untriggered werewolf. Slightly than searching for to re-break his curse, Jed takes this as a second likelihood to search out an id outdoors of being the Alpha. Jed takes Ben up on his provide to go away the college however first should hand over the Pack to Finch.
Jed and Finch’s last second can also be essential for Finch’s character progress. Legacies had blundered to determine the place Finch slot in after Josie left. Though Finch primarily was paired with Jed anyway, she was both stored within the background or by no means given an opportunity to forge robust bonds with the remainder of the Tremendous Squad. Finch formally taking up because the Alpha creates a extra substantial ending for her character outdoors her earlier relationship with Josie.
The ultimate wrap-up within the sequence finale comes from Kaleb and Cleo as they struggle to determine the subsequent step. Sadly, Legacies didn’t reveal Kaleb’s entire backstory, selecting as an alternative to have Cleo witness one thing else completely: their future.
Cleo’s glimpse at their fantastically completely satisfied future creates Hope that issues for them will likely be optimistic transferring ahead. However, Legacies doesn’t conclude with out giving at the very least one trace to what could await them.
As Cleo sends Kaleb out of the Headmaster’s workplace, she tells Kaleb one thing she must do for her future, then takes a seat within the Headmaster’s chair. When Caroline is available in, playfully questioning if she is already out of a job, it might affirm that Cleo and Kaleb’s future entails taking up the Salvatore Faculty someday.
In the long run, Legacies created a sequence finale that labored as a conclusion whereas crating sufficient open prospects for what may have occurred had there been a fifth season. “Simply Don’t Be a Stranger, Okay,” could not have been the large end to the thirteen-year franchise followers could have desired. Nonetheless, the sequence finale does the job it must do in finishing the storylines for Legacies, permitting the franchise to not have the sensation of ending unfinished.