The primary season of Netflix’s First Kill has come to a really unpredictable finish. All through the season, vampire Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) and vampire hunter Cal (Imani Lewis) have been craving for each other as their romance has blossomed, a lot to the chagrin of their respective households and their communities at-large. In any case, it has been repeatedly proved that vampires and hunters don’t combine.
Their bond has created fairly a number of obstacles — for themselves and others — and led to a number of near-death experiences, forcing the 2 to lean on one another greater than anybody else. With a lot on the road going into the season finale, as Oliver (Dylan McNamara) continues attempting to get Juliette on his facet and with relationships up within the air, the season finale is totally game-changing. Let’s break it down.
After the combat with Elinor (Gracie Dzienny), Cal and Juliette stroll into the lavatory to see Theo (Phillip Mullings Jr.) and Apollo (Dominic Goodman) on the ground, with Theo seemingly having bled out. With no reminiscence of what occurred, attributable to Elinor’s sneaky and particular skill, Cal and Apollo head dwelling to course of what occurred and inform their mother and father. Juliette, in the meantime, cleans up the blood across the toilet, leaving no hint that any of them have been there besides Theo’s physique in a stall. When she’s completed, she leaves the bar and finds a tube of lipstick within the parking zone — Elinor’s lipstick, to be actual — and places the items of the evening collectively. However, there’s a shock twist ready for Cal and Apollo after they arrive dwelling: Theo, on the eating desk, laughing and consuming with their mother and father like nothing occurred.
Uncertain of what’s occurring, however not eager to reveal what occurred earlier that evening to their mother and father, Cal and Apollo awkwardly be a part of the household for dinner whereas scrutinizing Theo’s odd habits, like a brand new nickname he has for Cal or his sudden bout of supposed indigestion. As soon as Theo leaves the desk, he feels the complete affect of what’s taking place to him. Made vampires can’t eat something however blood, so his physique is rejecting the meal he’s simply had. And, as his fangs are available in, so does his thirst for blood, although the whole lot is clearly an excessive amount of to deal with. Shortly thereafter, Talia (Aubin Sensible) breaks down Theo’s bed room door in all of her motherhood glory and finds her son with blood popping out of his eyes and mouth. Whereas she’s scared of what’s taking place to him, Jack (Jason R. Moore) instantly takes motion and straps Theo down within the household’s basement, getting ready to defeat the monster that, in his eyes, has taken the place of his now-dead son. Thus, a battle between the Burns household commences over Theo’s soul. Out of the 4 different Burnses, Talia is the one one completely lifeless set on not murdering Theo, whereas each Cal and Apollo facet with their father and refuse to imagine that any a part of their brother stays.
In a frenzy, Theo escapes, speeding out of their home and knocking Juliette to the bottom by the entrance door earlier than battling Apollo within the yard. Jack and Cal be a part of Apollo outdoors, however earlier than the combat continues, Juliette explains what’s taking place to Theo. After being created, the whole lot is an excessive amount of for a brand new vampire to deal with. The whole lot is just too loud, too shiny, and the thirst for blood is unquenchable. That’s till they drink from the one who created them, after which they will start to suppose semi-clearly once more because the transition continues. It’s a shock to everybody when Juliette presents her wrist to Theo, however this flip of occasions is rapidly cleared up. After discovering the lipstick within the parking zone, Juliette heard one thing from the lavatory. Upon her return, she discovered Theo asking for assist, so she drained him of blood to assist him go along with dignity. Apparently, there’s at all times an opportunity that this will flip someone right into a vampire, which Juliette knew, however she did it anyway. It’s this choice that pushes Cal over the sting and successfully ends no matter relationship has been blossoming between them. Cal’s anger and heartbreak seize her, inflicting her to lash out at Juliette and threaten to impale her with a silver spear. When Juliette reminds Cal the spear gained’t kill her, Cal vows to spend her life discovering a solution to destroy each monster like Juliette. To Cal, on this second, Juliette is now not an individual or the lady she has come to like, however a monster to be erased from the world.
Over on the Fairmont residence, they’re experiencing their very own justifiable share of difficulties… although possibly none fairly as devastating. Since Sebastian (Will Swenson) ate his mother-in-law, the snake has been hungrily residing in him, nonetheless actively remodeling him into the primary made — not born — legacy vampire. Decided to maintain this unlucky flip of occasions below wraps, Margot (Elizabeth Mitchell) decides it’s her time to be the brand new Keeper, desperate to step into the position and depart her mom up to now with most of her outdated traditions. Nonetheless, this plan is short-lived when information arrives by messenger that the legacy council will probably be arriving in two days to guage Margot’s mom’s competency because the Keeper and think about the way forward for the emerald malkia. Given the snake hasn’t completed turning Sebastian (he’s nonetheless shedding), eradicating the malkia may doubtlessly kill him, so what’s Margot going to do? Far more is on the road than simply her standing.
As for the Fairmont brood, the struggle between the siblings is lastly starting. After discovering Elinor’s lipstick on the scene of the crime, Juliette is livid along with her sister, able to make her pay for what she’s executed. Nonetheless, it isn’t till the confrontation when Elinor threatens the remainder of the Burns household that Juliette makes the choice to hitch Oliver and take Elinor down for her crimes. And, sadly for her, Elinor’s ego leaves her blind to the approaching assault. Collectively, Juliette and Oliver give the important thing to Elinor’s storage locker to the police, the place they discover the motive force’s licenses of the handfuls of individuals Elinor has killed over time. Looks like possibly exhibiting off to her little sister wasn’t the neatest transfer, however that conceitedness is her largest flaw and one of the best weapon her siblings had to make use of in opposition to her.
When the police arrive on the Fairmont dwelling to arrest Elinor, her mother and father exclaim that she ought to preserve quiet, and he or she’ll be out quickly sufficient, however it’s not too lengthy earlier than she realizes these have been simply lies meant to get her to go with no (larger) combat. A go to from her lawyer — a.okay.a. Oliver — seemingly cements her downfall, which is simply confirmed later with a dialog between Margot and Sebastian, by which Margot expresses that going to jail could possibly be good for Elinor and put her again in line. The place the household stands on the finish of the episode is unclear, as all three kids are fairly separated from their mother and father. Can the Fairmonts come again collectively and change into the legacy household of envy once more?
To finish this intense season finale, Talia makes a daring transfer. Refusing to let her husband kill their son, who she is aware of nonetheless exists regardless of him being a vampire, she asks for a second alone to say goodbyes within the basement. As an alternative, she helps him escape, taking him to Oliver to remain alive, be secure, and study management. (Oliver throws her a reasonably great remark about being one of the best mom he’s ever recognized, too, which is sort of an attention-grabbing flip to maintain these households related regardless of Cal and Juliette’s breakup.) As soon as inside, Oliver takes Theo to the again the place a horde of monsters is ready. Now, it’s time for Oliver to reign pure chaos upon Savannah.