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Spoilers in advance for the most current episode of The Handmaid’s Tale “Border”, in addition to the follow up publication The Testaments.
The streaming battles have actually been raving for several years, and also among Hulu’s most significant hits is the dystopian dramatization The Handmaid’s Tale. Season 5 lately started for those with a Hulu subscription, and also the initial 3 episodes have actually currently been a wild trip (particularly the departure of Alexis Bledel’s Emily). And after seeing Episode 3 “Border”, my most significant inquiry was: is the program currently establishing Aunt Lydia’s tale from the follow up, The Testaments?
Margaret Atwood’s unique The Testaments was launched in 2019, and also is a straight follow up to The Handmaid’s Tale (opens up in brand-new tab). Hulu currently has plans to adapt that book after the front runner collection finishes with Season 6. And in one of the most current episode from The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5, there appeared to be a significant tip towards the story line of Ann Dowd’s Aunt Lydia. Namely that she hoped and also confessed her misdeeds while wishing Janine’s life in the brand-new episode.
At completion of Episode 2, Esther infected herself and also Janine at the Red Center, after being uploaded to act as a Handmaid to Commander Putnam. Both of those personalities were hospitalized in “Border”, with Aunt Lydia wishing God to conserve Janine. In the beautifully acted talk, the questionable personality begged: