Warning: SPOILERS forward for Black Lightning‘s season Three finale.
The season Three finale of Black Lightning teased a daring new course for the upcoming 4th season – one that may change the scope of the sequence and the Arrowverse at giant. Regardless of this, there are nonetheless a variety of plots in play and plenty of extra surprises to be anticipated.
“The E-book of Battle: Chapter 3: Liberation,” noticed the ultimate battle for the destiny of Freeland play out. Because the Markovian military invaded town, led by the super-soldier codenamed Gravedigger, the ASA turned tail and fled, stopping solely to cowl their tracks and destroy all proof of their crimes whereas occupying town. This left solely Black Lightning, his metahuman allies, and the Freeland Resistance to guard the odd residents caught within the crossfire and cease Gravedigger earlier than the ASA might name in a nuclear strike on town.
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It spoils little to disclose that Freeland was not nuked. Regardless of this, it is honest to say that issues won’t ever be the identical in Jefferson Pierce’s hometown. For every thing that got here to an in depth within the season finale, a variety of new beginnings have additionally been advised.
Black Lightning Has Been Renewed For Season 4
Black Lightning season Four was confirmed in late January 2020. It was renewed together with the entire different superhero reveals on The CW community which might be based mostly on DC Comics’ properties. Whereas not the most well-liked of the reveals making up the Arrowverse, Black Lightning continues to be a stable performer for the community and extra well-liked than ever now that it’s set on Earth-Prime.
Black Lightning Season Four Launch Date
An official launch date for Black Lightning season Four has but to be introduced. It’s believed that the present will return someday in Fall 2020, almost certainly in October. This has been the sample for Black Lightning‘s season premieres for the previous two seasons, although it’s doable it could be held for a Spring 2021 launch. It’s also unknown if Black Lightning will proceed airing on Monday nights or if it’d transfer to a different time slot.
Black Lightning Season Four Story Particulars
The most important takeaways from Black Lightning‘s season Three finale is that the ASA isn’t any extra and the metahuman kids they created (aka the Inexperienced Gentle Infants) have been stabilized. The ultimate scene of the finale noticed Black Lightning, Thunder and Lightning testifying earlier than Congress as to the crimes of the ASA whereas they occupied Freeland, and providing up a briefcase filled with secret ASA paperwork as proof of their decades-long marketing campaign to create a military of super-soldiers by experimenting on the kids of Freeland. This resulted within the quick dissolving of the ASA. The identical particular Congressional committee investigating the incident in Freeland additionally approved funding for a particular boarding college, proposed by Dr. Lynn Stewart, that might be capable to see to the particular wants of the metahuman children.
It appears a secure guess that Jefferson Pierce – a beloved educator, drastically revered man in Freeland, and ex-husband of the physician overseeing the varsity – may have a task to play in serving to to handle this particular college as soon as it will get up and operating. It additionally appears doubtless that the younger metahumans Jefferson recruited to assist him with saving town may have a spot on this college, both as lecturers or college students.
The longer term is not all vivid, nonetheless. Whereas the ASA could also be shut down and the sinister Agent Odell in jail, crime-boss Tobias Whale continues to be at giant and able to reclaim his seat on the throne of Freeland’s underworld. Since that seat is at present being held by his former minion Lala and Lala has the backing of a lately resurrected Woman Eve and the mysterious Shadow Board behind her, it is unlikely the passing of the crown might be peaceable. Throw in the truth that Gravedigger continues to be alive and at liberty and which means there’s a variety of hassle brewing for the heroes of Freeland when Black Lightning Season Four begins.
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