DISCOVER THE EXPLANATION FOR THE ESSEX SERPENT’S END OF SEASON 1! SPOILERS!
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After spending the majority of the story in Essex, the penultimate episode transported Cora, Frankie, and Martha to London. Will, Stella, Jo, and John then arrive in London for Stella to be examined by Dr. Luke Garrett. Read this to find out if a season 2 will be released.
Will and Cora have strange interactions. After Stella decides not to have surgery, Will departs with his family. Cora and Luke’s relationship becomes strange when he expresses his love for her and she rejects him.
This bitterness pervades Cora and Martha’s relationship, prompting Martha to leave Cora. The thief attacks Luke and slashes his hand, which is the very tool he uses to carry out his operations. If you have any questions about the conclusion of Season 1 of The Essex Serpent, we answer them all!
EXPLAINED: THE ESSEX SERPENT SEASON 1 ENDING!
A giant whale washes up on shore after Stella witnesses the snake. The villagers see the dead whale and rejoice in the death of the beast, believing that the snake no longer exists. As a result, the Essex Serpent was a myth.
The presence of the whale was responsible for the unusual shapes of the sea currents. The villagers mistook the whale for the snake as well as blamed it for the town’s unfortunate events, which were nothing more than coincidences.
Cora is working on another dig six months after Stella’s death. She left London to become a paleontology professor in Essex. Luke writes her a letter in which he admits that he misses Cora.
Luke reveals that he has finally found happiness in his job and has become a medical school professor. Read this to find out what year the series is set in.
Meanwhile, Will remains in Aldwinter, raising his two children. He is moved when he receives a letter from Cora. Will is still in mourning over Stella’s death and hasn’t moved on.
Cora completes her work and returns home at the end of Season 1 of The Essex Serpent. She is taken aback to see Will approaching her. Will and Cora reunite and share a passionate kiss at the end of Season 1 of The Essex Serpent.
Will and Cora are seen walking together in the distance at the end of the series. Their drooping eyes and warm embrace indicate that they have made peace with their past.
Cora has recovered from her abusive marriage, and Will has finally accepted Stella’s death. So Will and Cora are finally ready to embark on their journey together.