Warning: Contains SPOILERS for The White Lotus season 2!!
The White Lotus season 2 finale revealed the corpse’s identification discovered within the first episode’s flash-forward, however the sequence had loads of demise fake-outs alongside the best way. Throughout the season, nobody was secure, with the lifeless physique probably belonging to any of the residents or staff of the White Lotus resort in Sicily. Now that all the things is wrapped up, there’s a possibility to mirror on all these whose deaths have been teased alongside the best way.
The White Lotus season 2 began with Daphne bumping right into a floating corpse whereas swimming within the ocean earlier than the sequence flashed again to the start of the forged’s Sicilian trip. As it turned out, the physique belonged to Tanya McQuoid, a rich American lady who killed three males after which died falling off a ship as a result of she believed that her husband was making an attempt to have her kidnaped and killed. However, this demise was solely revealed in the previous couple of minutes of The White Lotus season 2 finale, that means that the sequence had loads of time to tease deaths for a lot of of its different characters.
Lucia was a neighborhood intercourse employee who continuously discovered shoppers on the White Lotus resort. Lucia was paid to spend the week with one of many American vacationers, Dominic Di Grasso, who was there together with his son and father. Lucia then seemingly developed a romantic relationship with Dominic’s son, Albie, however The White Lotus season 2 ending revealed the romance was a con. Lucia pretended to have a harmful pimp, Alessio, and with it being staged that Alessio maintained nearly full management over her. Alessio quickly started stalking Lucia and the Di Grassos, hinting that he could even kill Lucia as a result of she owed him cash.
Eventually, the Di Grassos traveled to rural Sicily to fulfill some family members, bringing Lucia alongside as a translator. However, Alessio and one in every of his pals adopted the Di Grassos’ automotive, with each autos finally pulling over on a distant street. Alessio demanded that Lucia went with them, with the Di Grassos giving her up. At this level within the sequence, viewers questioned if this may be the final time Lucia was seen alive and that she may be the physique floating within the sea. However, The White Lotus season 2 finale revealed that the con labored, as Albie guilt-tripped Dominic into paying Lucia $50,000, after which Lucia deserted Albie, and it grew to become clear that Alessio was Lucia’s good friend.
Similarly to Lucia, one other demise fake-out was Albie, who additionally appeared to be at risk from Alessio throughout Lucia and Alessio’s con. As Alessio’s stalking grew to become increasingly threatening, the viewer was led to consider that Alessio could also be offended at Albie for taking Lucia away, presumably offended sufficient to homicide him and cease him from taking Lucia away to Los Angeles, an thought the pair mentioned. This disaster was naturally averted, as Alessio had by no means meant to kill Albie and certain would have been very content material after getting his minimize from Lucia after his half within the con.
Another large demise fake-out was Cameron, who was in all probability probably the most theorized character to die all through The White Lotus season 2’s run. Cameron acted as The White Lotus‘ villain character for season 2, dishonest on his spouse Daphne, belittling his good friend Ethan, and trying to hook up with Ethan’s spouse, Harper. Harper even revealed within the season 2 finale that Cameron tried to kiss her in her bed room, with him additionally undressing in entrance of her earlier within the season. This infuriated Ethan, who determined to confront Cameron, culminating within the demise fake-out.
Ethan fought Cameron within the ocean, pinning him beneath the water for fairly some time. Although Cameron finally escaped, it appeared doubtless that Cameron was going to die. With the corpse being discovered within the ocean, it made sense for Cameron to drown in it. On prime of that, photographs of Cameron beneath the water had been current all through the season, closely implying that Cameron was going to die. However, as with Shane in The White Lotus season 1, killing off Cameron as probably the most dislikable character was too simple a storytelling choice.
Although Tanya finally ends up being the corpse in The White Lotus season 2, her assistant Portia was one other character that was seemingly set as much as die as an alternative. After Tanya’s husband, Greg, left Italy, Tanya made pals with an Englishman named Quentin and his pals. However, Tanya started believing that Greg employed these males to kill her in order that Greg may inherit her wealth, with Tanya even convincing Portia of this as effectively. Portia had grow to be lovers with Jack, a younger Englishman claiming to be Quentin’s nephew, however when Jack was confronted concerning the plot, issues acquired harmful.
After Portia instructed Jack that she wished to return to Tanya on the resort, Jack pressured Portia into not leaving. She revealed that she knew Jack was hiding one thing, together with that he stole her cellphone and the twist that Jack and his supposed uncle had intercourse. Jack’s demeanor rapidly modified, and with Portia caught within the automotive with him, it appeared that he could also be getting ready to kill Portia. Although the start of the finale arrange that Portia was in imminent hazard, this was one more fake-out. Jack merely left her close to the airport and gave her cellphone again. However, her boss Tanya wasn’t so lucky.
The closing main demise fake-out was Giuseppe, the piano participant who carried out within the White Lotus restaurant. Early within the season, Lucia’s good friend Mia by chance triggered a response in Giuseppe with a tablet she believed was Viagra, inflicting him to have a medical emergency. Giuseppe disappeared for some time, inflicting some viewers to consider he may need died. However, he angrily reappeared on the resort within the finale, probably organising a demise much like Armond’s in The White Lotus season 1, through which Mia may probably kill him out of panic. However, Giuseppe threatened to sue the resort and left, making him the ultimate main demise fake-out in The White Lotus season 2.