‘Outer Range’ reaches the final half of its first season with a final two-episode event that tells the bad news of the Abbott family. In the seventh episode, entitled ‘Anonymous,’ Abbott discusses an argument with Perry who agrees to kill Trevor. At that point, Autumn makes the final phase of her program a continuation.
In the eighth and final episode of the season, titled ‘West,’ a series of unimaginable events disintegrate the Abbott family. Naturally, viewers should be curious to learn more about Abbott’s fate, Autumn, and the truth about the dark space. If so, let us answer your questions about the fate of the ‘Outer Range‘!
Outer Range Episode 7 & 8 Recap
Outer Range Season 1 Episode 7’ opens with the return of Perry’s myth when he fights Trevor. Meanwhile, Perry admits he killed Trevor Tillerson. However, when Deputy Sheriff Joy asked him if his family was involved in the killings and cover-ups, he denied it. Perry also denies knowing anything about the disappearance of his wife Rebecca. Perry has been arrested, but the Abbotts are releasing him on bail by setting up his country as security. Autumn plans her next move and asks Billy to kill Royal. He pursues Royal but fails to assassinate the Abbott patriarch. Autumn talks to Perry and reveals the truth about Royal to him.
Finally, Perry and Royal have a conversation without dark space. Royal states that he was born in 1886. The flashback reveals that when he was eight, Royal accidentally killed his father. At the same time, a dark space opened up. He jumped into space and landed on the Abbott family in 1968. Thinking that a black nose would protect him as he protected his father, Perry jumps into a hole. However, the hole disappears after Perry’s jump, leaving Royal devastated.
Outer Range Season 1 Episode 8’ begins with Joy finding a herd of buffalo roaming the great pasture. At that moment, Perry falls into a dark space. Royal decides to kill Autumn while Luke seeks minerals in Abbotts’ land. Cecilia cares for Perry as Rhett prepares for his rodeo event. Royal arrives at the rodeo party and tries to tell Rhett the truth about his past and the world of the Abbott family. However, they both end up arguing.
During the rodeo, Amy runs to Rebecca, who removes her from the farm. Believing that Amy is missing, Cecilia rushes to look for him. When she is unable to find her granddaughter, Cecilia suffers emotionally. After winning a rodeo, Rhett decides to leave town with Maria. Autumn and Billy participated in the historic shooting with Royal. At that point, Luke discovers the mineral and opens up a small black space. Finally, Royal learns the shocking truth about Autumn.
Outer Range Season 1 Episode 7 & 8: Ending,
In the final episode of the episode, Autumn summons Royal to an empty space and opens fire on him. The monarchs retreat, and then there is a shooting. Billy and Autumn tried to escape with Billy’s truck. The Queen follows them in her car. During the shooting, Royal’s bullet hit Billy in the throat, killing him instantly. Billy’s truck crashed, leaving Autumn injured.
At the same time, a herd of buffalo emerges from Luke’s gap. The herd goes to the main road where Royal rides in Autumn. Royal hides under his car while the herd crushes Autumn. After the herd is gone, Royal looks back in the fall and notices that she has a scar-like Amy’s on her forehead.
Royal soon covers all the tracks and realizes that Autumn has grown Amy from another timeline. The revelation raises more questions than answers. While Royal jumped into space and moved forward during his childhood, the opposite seems to be the case with Autumn. Finally, Royal brings the injured Autumn to his home. Earlier in this episode, Autumn announces herself as the Mother of Eternity. Therefore, it is clear that you share void communication and its time-lapse skills. However, how she ended up at this point and why she is angry with Royal is still a mystery.
The presence of the black void in the Abbott family world is an existing mystery for the first season of the show. Episode seven makes another shocking revelation about space as viewers learn that this mysterious pit has existed for centuries. Moreover, the Royal has been known for its black void for decades. However, after Perry jumped into the empty space, it seemed to disappear.
The Royal Family tries to warn him that the hole is different from the one he jumped into. Therefore, it appears that the black nose appears and disappears from time to time. The presence of void is linked to the Abbotts soil, which appears to contain a unique mineral. The mineral gives the space its time to move.
At the end of the season, Luke unveils the minerals and indirectly opens up a small gap in the earth. A herd of buffalo emerges from the empty space. The same herd appears when Joy investigates Frank’s location. According to Frank, some strange and mysterious events took place in his country.
Joy confirms this earlier when the mountain where Trevor’s body was found disappeared for a while before he reappeared. Therefore, it is true that Joy is in a different situation when she meets a herd.
Finally, the gap opened by Luke gives the flock a modern-day gate. The space can be reopened as long as the mineral is present. In the closing moments of the episode, Royal decides to reunite his family. Therefore, it is possible that he is planning to use this mineral to open another gap in the hope of redressing the events that led to the breakup of his family.