Westworld’s season 8 finale is undoubtedly going to be divisive. There will be no in the middle in regards to this one. Personally, it was what I’d hope it would be. That doesn’t mean it was a perfect season by any stretch. With that in mind, here are the 5 takeaways from Westworld’s Season 3 finale.
5. What was the point?
I certainly hope that this season was a setup for a bigger storyline for the man in black. His character had no place in season 3 and felt out of place in the flow of Westworld’s narrative.
4. I loved the riot/fight sequences.
This had some of the more creative and most appealing fight sequences of the season. Evan Rachel Wood and Aaron Paul are just amazing onscreen.
3. Maeve –
Our favorite sword carrying badass finally saw the big picture in episode 8. What is the sense of being with your daughter if the world they inhabit is awful? Delores was out to change humanity, not eliminate it. Some might have seen Westworld in another way, and that’s fine.
2. Choice –
Serac bet on control dictating choice and didn’t account that we control our destinations in life. This was of the more exciting stories which played out during Westworld’s season.
1. Different paths –
In the end, Caleb and Delores were on different paths. Caleb’s capacity to make solid choice absent input from a computer or an app was also going to lead to his survival. Delores always knew that the only way to open Maeve’s eyes is through her sacrifice. She wasn’t wrong. My question is whether or not Delores is gone? Is it possible we’ve seen the last of her in Westworld?