Ahead of Vigil’s finale, there’s one big question viewers are dying to know. CAUTION: Spoilers.
Warning: Spoilers for Vigil ahead. Stop reading if you haven’t seen episodes 1-5
The new BBC drama series Vigil has kept viewers on the edge of their seats with its twists and turns over the past few weeks.
In the penultimate episode, which dropped this week, we finally learn who Craig Burke’s killer is, putting the miniseries biggest mystery to bed, but there’s still a host of questions as we go. expect the final on Binge this Monday.
Episode 5 ended on an almighty cliffhanger, with things not looking very good for DCI Amy Silva (Suranne Jones).
But before we get to those final moments, Silva first assumes that the person who orchestrated Burke’s murder could not have been on board the submarine at the time of his death, since he’s the boss. Jackie Hamilton who killed him, as it turns out under blackmail orders.
Silva then realizes that a replacement, CPO Matthew Doward (Lorne MacFadyen), has been catapulted aboard after the murder and has potentially resumed the mystery operation.
“Why did they need Jackie? What if they weren’t on the boat in the first place? What if Jackie’s job was to kill Craig Burke so his replacement could fly away? Doward did it all, ”says Silva.
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So this is it. Doward is our Russian spy. Or is it a Chinese spy? It is still a bit unclear with the involvement of the Chinese in the orchestration of Burke’s death.
Things only escalate after Silva’s suspicions when Doward discovers she has found a note addressed to Jackie, saying, “Bali is not a done deal. A last chance. Leave it in the indicated place or you will join Burke.
The reference to Bali concerns Jackie’s son, whom she is trying to get released from a Bali prison. Unable to commit a second murder, Jackie commits suicide.
Later, as Amy removes her protective gear following a mission to the contaminated section of the ship, Doward cold knocks her out and traps her in the torpedo tube, which he channels with sea water as the credits roll.
It appears that all of Doward’s efforts were made to bring up Vigil and expose his location to the Russians.
We’ll have to wait until the final to find out, but Suranne Jones said there’s another big twist to come, and it’s “bold.”
Vigil’s finale airs Monday on Binge
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