It’s the season finale of Dexter and everyone is wondering if Dexter will finally kill Lila.
Lila gets to know Dexter a lot better than she should have ever done so. He tries to dupe her, but she sees what he has planned for her and retaliates. Dexter manages to survive and then extracts his revenge. Doakes is finally put out of his misery and the Bay Harbor Butcher case is over.
Lundy is leaving and Deb wants to follow. However her career has become too important to her. She is unwilling to admit as much.
This was an excellent way to end the second season. It’s full of twists and turns and Dexter manages to get through it all mostly intact.
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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Dex finds a way to get out of going with Deb. Lila is using an ax to break him out. Dex needs to get to the cabin fast. Doakes tells Lila that Dex is the one who put him in there. Doakes tells Lila that Dex is the Bay Harbor Butcher. Lila is setting fire to the cabin and opening the gas line. She drops the keys near the cage. Doakes is able to get out of his cage, but Lila locked the door with her axe. Doakes is obliterated.
Dex finds the cabin in tatters. They find a body floating in the water. It’s what’s left of Doakes. They find more kill tools and the other dismembered body.
Lundy says that the evidence is compelling, overwhelming.
Dexter feels free for the first time in a long time. He drops by on Rita and they have sex.
Lila is painting a giant canvas of Dexter.
Lundy has confirmation that the body is Doakes’. He tells LaGuerta. Adams is closing the case.
Dex hears something from Matsuka that worries him. The kitchen pilot light was on when the gas main exploded. He also finds his GPS device. He knows that Lila is involved.
He calls to meet her. She meets him at the aquarium. A nice public and safe place. He tells her that she is emotionally colorblind. He kisses her. Dex knows Lila very well. He wants to leave Miami with her. He plans on killing her. It’s the final loose string in this whole affair.
She has a date with a garbage bag.
Deb tells Angel what she did about Lila. LaGuerta is putting together a fund to honor Doakes’ memorial. She can’t let go.
Dex goes to Doakes’ apartment. He is trying to kill her. But she isn’t there. Dexter hides and drops his kill bag when he hears a sound. It’s Deb. Lila takes his bag and leaves. Lila looks through his bag when she is alone in her car, far away. She finds all of his kill tools. She knew that Dex was going to kill her.
Lundy has to leave for another case. Deb wants to quit her job and go with him. Lundy tells her to take the afternoon and think about it. She says that she will go home and pack.
Lila turns up to get Cody and Esther. She puts the babysitter under with Dexter’s syringe.
Captain Matthews tells Dex that a woman with an English accent called and told him that something that has to do with Bay Harbor Butcher.
Rita calls Deb. Deb has to leave her cab and take care of the situation. Lila ambushes Dex at her loft. The kids are watching TV. She drops some candles and the place goes up in flames. The door is locked from the outside. The kids run away. Dexter is trapped. Dexter is able to get through a wall.
Lila is on her way to France. She makes it through ticketing.
Deb has the situation well in hand.
Lila is in France. She gets a strange postcard from Miami. Dexter is there to kill her. He does so fast and efficiently.
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