Pretty amazing finale all around.
Knowing what was coming, and watching how the tension built and built, with Hannibal and Will both recognizing they're walking down a road from which they can never return. How calmly they discussed the coming conflagration, in the kind of exquisite verbal code this show does do well. When Hannibal tells Alana to either leave or he's going to kill
her, it was so jarring and shocking because that was the first time he'd ever actually said it.
Technically, the director and editor were on the top of their game. So many gorgeous visuals. A drop of bloody water is seen to fall all the way down to below
the surface. The slightly sped-up action sequences as Hannibal repeatedly throws himself against the pantry door in a blind fury we have never seen from him. In other words, business as usual from the tech side.
Four bleeding bodies left behind as Hannibal calmly walks into, presumably, a new life with the beautiful (and more enigmatic than we could have possibly guessed) Bedelia du Maurier. Was this all planned, by them, together? Or was it a Hail Mary, last minute bugout in case things went south and she joined him on a whim?
Who's going to survive? So glad we get another season! Or should I say, Merci beaucoup! Viva la France!