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** Word of God says that Quarles survived season 3, sans an arm. They just never found a way to bring him back organically.

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** Word of God says that Quarles survived season 3, sans an arm. They just never found a way to bring him back organically.organically.
* What exactly happened to Dewey in "Thick as Mud" (the kidney episode)? He wakes up in a bathtub full of his own blood with incisions where kidneys would have been removed, but he discovers later that he still has them. Did the nurse who cut him up make it look like he had performed a kidney removal without actually doing it? Why wouldn't he just do it for real, considering he and his girlfriend had a successful organ selling business already?


** Boyd is ruthless. If he thinks someone needs to be killed, he will kill that person. Boyd's 'cunning' is more a case of GenreSavvy and RefugeInAudicity. He is willing to take risks and he survives the consequences. He took on his father and survived. He took on the Miami cartel and survived. He took on the Bennetts and Dickie is the only Bennett of significance left. The criminals in Harlan do not know the details and how lucky Boyd was. They see someone who took on the toughest criminals in the area and came out on top. They do not know that he does not actually have the new sheriff in his pocket. [[spoiler: Devil and Johny]] know the reality of the situation which is why they choose to go against Boyd. Right now he is essentially bluffing everyone else and only Limehouse is smart enough to realize that.

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** Boyd is ruthless. If he thinks someone needs to be killed, he will kill that person. Boyd's 'cunning' is more a case of GenreSavvy and RefugeInAudicity. He is willing to take risks and he survives the consequences. He took on his father and survived. He took on the Miami cartel and survived. He took on the Bennetts and Dickie is the only Bennett of significance left. The criminals in Harlan do not know the details and how lucky Boyd was. They see someone who took on the toughest criminals in the area and came out on top. They do not know that he does not actually have the new sheriff in his pocket. [[spoiler: Devil and Johny]] know the reality of the situation which is why they choose to go against Boyd. Right now he is essentially bluffing everyone else and only Limehouse is smart enough to realize that.


* Was Robert Quarles ever specified alive or dead? I keep reviewing "Slaughterhouse", and the first few episodes of the next season, but I never find any indication. If he lives, is he left forever with a stump or is the arm reattached or does te state give him a cheap prosthetic?

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* Was Robert Quarles ever specified alive or dead? I keep reviewing "Slaughterhouse", and the first few episodes of the next season, but I never find any indication. If he lives, is he left forever with a stump or is the arm reattached or does te state give him a cheap prosthetic?prosthetic?
** Word of God says that Quarles survived season 3, sans an arm. They just never found a way to bring him back organically.


* Before winning his $300,000 settlement and purchasing Audrey's brothel, where did Dewey live? How did he support himself? We see him make some small change by committing minor crimes, but he had no stable source of legal or illegal income. He couldn't have afforded a place to live by making chump change from minor crimes.

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* Before winning his $300,000 settlement and purchasing Audrey's brothel, where did Dewey live? How did he support himself? We see him make some small change by committing minor crimes, but he had no stable source of legal or illegal income. He couldn't have afforded a place to live by making chump change from minor crimes.crimes.
* Was Robert Quarles ever specified alive or dead? I keep reviewing "Slaughterhouse", and the first few episodes of the next season, but I never find any indication. If he lives, is he left forever with a stump or is the arm reattached or does te state give him a cheap prosthetic?


** Rowena had her own source for heroin, it wasn't going to come from Boyd. Boyd's entire role in the equation was to get revenge on the man who killed her partner.

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** Rowena had her own source for heroin, it wasn't going to come from Boyd. Boyd's entire role in the equation was to get revenge on the man who killed her partner.partner.
* Before winning his $300,000 settlement and purchasing Audrey's brothel, where did Dewey live? How did he support himself? We see him make some small change by committing minor crimes, but he had no stable source of legal or illegal income. He couldn't have afforded a place to live by making chump change from minor crimes.


* In "Weight", Ava breaks up with Boyd so that he won't be impacted by the aftermath of Judith's assassination. In doing so, Ava cut off her heroin pipeline, which she was relying on to stay safe in prison. Ava agreed to assassinate Judith in the first place so that Rowena would smuggle Boyd's heroin into the prison for her. Why did Ava cut off Boyd and his heroin supply, the whole reason why she agreed to kill Judith for Rowena in the first place? For all purposes, she just shot herself in the foot!

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* In "Weight", Ava breaks up with Boyd so that he won't be impacted by the aftermath of Judith's assassination. In doing so, Ava cut off her heroin pipeline, which she was relying on to stay safe in prison. Ava agreed to assassinate Judith in the first place so that Rowena would smuggle Boyd's heroin into the prison for her. Why did Ava cut off Boyd and his heroin supply, the whole reason why she agreed to kill Judith for Rowena in the first place? For all purposes, she just shot herself in the foot!foot!
**Rowena had her own source for heroin, it wasn't going to come from Boyd. Boyd's entire role in the equation was to get revenge on the man who killed her partner.


** Corruption. Harlan County as it is portrayed in the show is massively corrupt. Someone, somewhere along the line is getting a cut.

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** Corruption. Harlan County as it is portrayed in the show is massively corrupt. Someone, somewhere along the line is getting a cut.cut.
* In "Weight", Ava breaks up with Boyd so that he won't be impacted by the aftermath of Judith's assassination. In doing so, Ava cut off her heroin pipeline, which she was relying on to stay safe in prison. Ava agreed to assassinate Judith in the first place so that Rowena would smuggle Boyd's heroin into the prison for her. Why did Ava cut off Boyd and his heroin supply, the whole reason why she agreed to kill Judith for Rowena in the first place? For all purposes, she just shot herself in the foot!


** Also, Winona and Rachel are attractive, sure, but on this troper`s opinion and most of his male friends, Ava is clearly much hotter.

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** Also, Winona and Rachel are attractive, sure, but on this troper`s opinion and most of his male friends, Ava is clearly much hotter.
hotter. By the way, the actress used to be a model.



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** Also, Winona and Rachel are attractive, sure, but on this troper`s opinion and most of his male friends, Ava is clearly much hotter.


** Corruption. Harlan County as it is portrayed in the show is massively corrupt. Someone, somewhere is getting a cut.

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** Corruption. Harlan County as it is portrayed in the show is massively corrupt. Someone, somewhere along the line is getting a cut.


* How can Audrey's brothel operate openly in Harlan county? Not only does it engage in the sex trade and sell alcohol in a dry county, but all kinds of other criminal activities take place under its roof. Why doesn't state or local law enforcement shut it down?

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* How can Audrey's brothel operate openly in Harlan county? Not only does it engage in the sex trade and sell alcohol in a dry county, but all kinds of other criminal activities take place under its roof. Why doesn't state or local law enforcement shut it down?down?
** Corruption. Harlan County as it is portrayed in the show is massively corrupt. Someone, somewhere is getting a cut.


** The deal was already completed by the time she died. She specifically waited till all the paperwork was done before getting Dickie out of jail. One would assume that the money went into a trust for Doyle's children.

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** The deal was already completed by the time she died. She specifically waited till all the paperwork was done before getting Dickie out of jail. One would assume that the money went into a trust for Doyle's children.children.
* How can Audrey's brothel operate openly in Harlan county? Not only does it engage in the sex trade and sell alcohol in a dry county, but all kinds of other criminal activities take place under its roof. Why doesn't state or local law enforcement shut it down?


* What ever happened to the Black Pike money after Mags died? Did some unknown Bennett relative take over or did the deal just fall through?

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* What ever happened to the Black Pike money after Mags died? Did some unknown Bennett relative take over or did the deal just fall through?through?
** The deal was already completed by the time she died. She specifically waited till all the paperwork was done before getting Dickie out of jail. One would assume that the money went into a trust for Doyle's children.


** Speaking of Duffy, but does anyone else feels he is AmbiguouslyGay and is secretly in a relationship with his bodyguard. This is just the vibe I get when watching the scenes where they're together, especially one episode in particular from the most recent season.

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** Speaking of Duffy, but does anyone else feels he is AmbiguouslyGay and is secretly in a relationship with his bodyguard. This is just the vibe I get when watching the scenes where they're together, especially one episode in particular from the most recent season.season.
* What ever happened to the Black Pike money after Mags died? Did some unknown Bennett relative take over or did the deal just fall through?

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** Maybe she just got off the drugs, maybe she's still doing it behind Ava's back or maybe she just doesn't start to show signs until later. There's tons of reasonable explanations.

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