Netflix’s new present Obsession is our most up-to-date obsession and we will not get sufficient of *that* surprising ending.
The present depicts a revered London surgeon’s affair along with his son’s fiancée because it turns into an erotic infatuation that threatens to alter everybody’s lives endlessly.
So should you’re questioning does the Netflix present ending differ from the unique e book which Obsession relies on or what occurred to the addictive predominant characters, this is the twist ending defined…
*Warning: spoilers forward*
After 4 episodes of intense, nicely, obsession between William and his daughter-in-law/mistress, a contented ending for the pair was doubtless by no means on the playing cards. Within the penultimate episode, the pair are caught by William’s son (and Anna’s fiancé) Jay.
A shocked Jay turns to depart, pursued by his bare father who abandons his tryst to try to cease him. However catastrophe strikes. William finds Jay in a pool of blood, after having fallen from the banister. Jay dies in his dad’s arms, by no means getting to essentially get better from the shock of discovering his dad sleeping along with his fiancée.
Dropping his son isn’t the one karma William experiences. His spouse Ingrid blames him for Jay’s demise and calls for a divorce. In the meantime, Anna decides to desert all of it and jets off on what would’ve been their honeymoon, alone. Proving that nothing can cease his obsession, William follows. He tracks a, seemingly unbothered Anna, right down to a sunny spot the place she may have been toasting her nuptials with Jay.
As they mirror on the chaos behind them, William tells Anna he “could not change a factor.” However she decides to finish it and tells him to not search for her once more.
The following time we see them each, William seems to be alone, residing within the flat that witnessed the demise of each his son and his affair. He’s nonetheless obsessive, studying Anna’s diary.
Anna, in the meantime, is proven in remedy. However simply as she begins to open up about her harrowing time with William, she shares a lingering look together with her older therapist, harking back to the look that began all of it with William.
Will the cycle proceed for Anna? Netflix leaves that as much as viewers’ imaginations, however it appears to trace that she is going to quickly be beginning one other illicit affair together with her therapist.
Within the novel, Jay (known as Martyn within the e book) does tumble backward and falls down the stairwell to his demise. Nevertheless, following the lack of his son, William’s character (who’s known as Stephen and is a British politician as a substitute of a surgeon) lives a solitary life overseas, consumed by his obsession. He spends his remaining days looking at pictures of Anna and his son which cowl his partitions.
Will there be an Obsession season 2?
The season ended with Anna sharing a sultry look together with her therapist which led followers to hope this may very well be a sign of a second season and a brand new affair for the present to give attention to.
Nevertheless, Obsession has been billed as a standalone, restricted mini-series made up of 4 hour-long episodes. Due to the supply materials, a second season is unlikely as Netflix doesn’t have a sequel of the e book to base the narrative on.