“Revenge” could eventually be sweet yet again for one Emily Thorne, but there is one thing that you have to be rather aware of right now: It is also going to be very different than what we saw in the first two seasons. Gone are some of those individual “takedown” missions that we saw on a pretty regular basis, and now, the focus will be shifted ever-so-slightly on to stories that last for a while longer and have a more emotional edge to them.
What is the reason for this slight shift in attitude? We are looking at a character here in Emily who has gone through so much more of a journey now than she had at the start of the show, and there is really so much more on the line. Speaking to TVLine on this very subject, executive producer Sunil Nayar said the following about how the show will be structured:
“We’re going to use them to explore who Emily is a little bit more than we’ve had a chance to in the past. We’re 44 hours into the show now. She’s experienced so many different things, culminating in the revelation of who [really] is to Jack. We’re examining not just who she is and what happiness means to her, but what are the ramifications of her plans are. Because now there’s someone who knows. And that’s going to have an impact on Emily. So the takedowns are still going to be wonderful, but they’re also going to have a deeper meaning and a deeper effect.”
One of these meanings in particular is whether or not she can continue to do her work and protect Jack in the process. This is a man who she never wanted to get involved in all of this, and yet he is. She has to be careful with what she does, just so that she does not hurt him any more than she already has.
There still are some other mysteries ahead for Jack, so it will be interesting to see these woven into the story.