'La Brea' Ending explained: Unanswered questions set up plot for Season 2

With Josh, Riley and Lilly's sudden disappearance, will Eve and the rest of the survivors be able to find them?


                            'La Brea' Ending explained: Unanswered questions set up plot for Season 2
Natalie Zea as Eve Harris, Diesel La Torraca as Isiah in 'La Brea' (Photo by: Sarah Enticknap/NBC)
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Drama, intrigue and a whole lot of time travel. When it comes 'La Brea' Season 1, the show has certainly grabbed the audience's attention. With NBC renewing the show for a new season, there still seems to be a lot of mysteries that are yet to be solved.

If you've been meaning to catch up on the show, here's what happened in Episode 7, Episode 8 and Episode 9 -- this is sure to help bring you up to speed!

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While Silas was determined to stop Isiah from going through the portal, he begins to hunt the survivors down while holding Levi and Josh captive. However, after a fight, the group manages to escape with Isiah as Silas flees. Marybeth, injured during this fight, returns to camp on Lucas's insistence, who decides to take her back. Meanwhile, Josh continues to feel indescribable pain, as his existence is now on the line. The group eventually gets separated, with Eve and Josh taking Isiah to Topanga to cross the portal. They do so, after which Josh begins to feel better physically, as Eve breathes a sigh of relief.

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Meanwhile, Lilly reaches Topanga a little too late, as she was trying to save Veronica from a bear trap. With the portal shut, Lilly realizes that there is no way to escape now. However, the portal suddenly begins warbling, and before they know it, Josh, Riley and Lilly get sucked in. However, no one knows where or when they've been transported to.


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The series also sees the tragic death of Marybeth, who dies in her son Lucas' arms, as he desperately calls for help. Back at camp, Aldridge convinces Scott to help her travel to a specific location, claiming that there is a lot more to this world than he knows. However, curiosity gets the better of him, and he helps her, only to find a skyscraper in the middle of 10,000BC, one that Aldridge claims to have built herself. At this point, there is a lot of intrigue and suspicion around her character, as she and Silas clearly have a connection, with her mentioning that they both are scientists.  

The Seattle sinkhole turns out to be a hoax in the modern world, but Sofia soon realizes that another might be opening. Gavin, Ella, Izzy, Sofia and Agent Markmen reach the site and find a sinkhole there. Determined to get his family back, Gavin and Izzy decide to jump in, as Ella joins in too, to go back and save Veronica. So they take the plunge and show up in 10,000BC, greeted by a woolly mammoth. They set off to find Eve and Josh, but the question is, where is Josh after all?

Season 1 poses many questions -- Who is Silas and Aldridge truly? How long has Aldridge been time travelling? Where are Josh, Lilly and Riley? and finally, who is Gavin's real parents? Looks like fans are going to have to wait for Season 2 to find out! 


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