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First Kill, Netflix’s angsty supernatural teen drama, struck a chord with viewers with its star-crossed romance between vampire Juliette and monster-hunter Calliope, whose Season 1 ending left First Kill fans excited about where the story might take the characters. It was even hoped the series might receive the same treatment as fellow LGBTQ+ romance hit Heartstopper, which garnered a two-season renewal from Netflix following its initial run. The streaming service went in the opposite direction, however, cancelling First Kill after just one season. This angered fans in a major way, and showrunner Felicia D. Henderson put Netflix on blast as well.
While the romance between Juliette and Calliope was a major draw to the series for many fans, Felicia D. Henderson pointed out that there were a number of other important pieces to the story, and she told The Daily Beast she was disappointed those weren’t explored more in the marketing. In her words: