Killjoys Preview: 7 Questions We Need Answered in Season 5

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Fans will take one more trip to the J when Killjoys returns for its final, fifth season Friday night on Syfy.

But The Quad won't look like anything that Killjoys fanatics remember.

Blame that on The Lady of the Green, the series' big bad for the past two seasons.

Sneaking Aboard - Killjoys Season 5 Episode 1

Dutch, D'av, Johnny, and Dutch's doppelganger Aneela almost had the Lady trapped like a genie in a bottle on Killjoys Season 4 Episode 10.

Dutch had swapped her consciousness into Aneela's body in Green Land (for lack of a better name) at the end of Killjoys Season 4 Episode 9, with Aneela taking Dutch's place in the physical world.

Double Trouble - Killjoys

Aneela's plan hinged on D'av's Green-repulsion power, which usually ends up causing results that look as gross as it sounds.

The Lady used memories to create obstacles for each, but Aneela freed Dutch, sending her to gather the Jacobis while she stalled The Lady.

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Aneela pretended to betray the Killjoys, then battled The Lady to give the trio time to escape.

Dutch utilized the spore that killed the Green, then they grabbed Aneela and escaped as the Green collapsed.

The only problem with this problem was that it wasn't actually Aneela but the shapeshifting Lady who had co-opted Aneela's image.

Still a Mad Scientist - Killjoys Season 5 Episode 1

Oops! The Killjoys had unwittingly brought The Lady back to the J, trapping Aneela inside the crumbling Green.

Even worse, The Lady's diabolical plan was taking place in Old Town.

The local children who the resistance had rescued from the Hullen on Killjoys Season 4 Episode 9 were carrying a virus which caused humans to lose their memories.

As soon as The Lady popped out of the Green, she created a new reality for all the humans on Westerley. 

As Season 5 opens, it's set on The Lady's world and the humans are living on it.

Still Together - Killjoys

Dutch, now known as Yala, runs the Royale Bar and Johnny is her factory-worker husband, with Jaq, their son who is at boarding school of Qresh. D'av remains a Killjoy, who is looking for the runaway Jaq.

Zephyr is a homeless mad scientist (not much of a stretch). Pree is a RAC agent, who has something going on the side with factory worker Gared.

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So, not a huge twist on reality, so as not to prompt questions in the humans' minds.

With only 10 episodes to sew up this adventure, there remains a handful of questions that need to get answered.

1. How long is it going to take for the humans to shake off The Lady's mind games?

Maybe three episodes. After all, the Killjoys have been losing to The Lady for two seasons, so they are going to need the bulk of the season to come up with a plan to overcome her.

Still a Killjoy - Killjoys Season 5 Episode 1

2. Are we ever going to see the face of The Lady?

Probably not. A faceless, omnipotent deity is much more daunting, and the victory over The Lady will be much sweeter.

3. Will Khlyen resurface in the real world?

Dutch and Aneela's father figure has largely just shown up in the Green the past couple of seasons. The "sisters" are still mulling over the cryptic clues he has given them through the years, so he's bound to show up in flashbacks. The Lady is likely keeping him in reserve.

4. Will Zephyr come out of her period of mourning after the loss of Pip last season?

It's not like she will have much of choice, since her big brain is going to be needed to overcome what is largely a biological puzzle. She may be more anti-social and surly than usual, but with Zeph, that's just a matter of degrees.

Twisted Sister - Killjoys

5. Who ends up dead?

My money is on Aneela since many of the humans already hate her and she's stranded in a dissolving land. Plus she's a duplicate.

Fancy would be another logical choice. He's recurring, less and less often. The series has other warriors.

I fear for Gared. Pree deserves to be happy, but his Gar-Bear dying would make for a heartbreaking scene and likely a haunting ballad by Thom Allison.

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6. Which fan favorites come back one more time?

My choices would be Pawter and Alvis. But bringing back the dead is tricky, even in science fiction.

Luckily Killjoys has had lots of memorable recurring characters through the years that are alive for an encore. I'd favor Clara the Hackmod, but everyone has their own favorites.

7. Most importantly, which Jaqobi does Dutch end up with?

D'av, no doubt in my mind. She views Johnny too much as her little brother. How about this for a twist: she doesn't want to cause dissent among the brothers and becomes a Scarback instead?

Tune in at 10/9c Friday, June 19, on Syfy.

Then come back here after for a review on the debut.

Dale McGarrigle is a staff writer for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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Killjoys Quotes

D'avin: How'd you get past the guards?
Johnny: Never underestimate the power of cleaning sheets nobody else wants to touch.

Dutch: Got any low level warrants I can knock out fast? Level 2s or 3s?
Bellus: Sure repos, transpos but shouldn't you concentrate on finishing your active warrant?
Dutch: What active warrant?
Bellus: The Level 5 warrant you signed on for twelve hours ago; one Kobee Andras.
Dutch: Bellus, Level 5s are kill work. I don't do those.