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Recap / The Magicians 2016 S 01 E 08

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Season 1, Episode 8

The Strangled Heart

Eliot and Mike grow closer, while Quentin and Alice spend time apart to assess their feelings for each other. Mike, while attacking Quentin, stabs Penny with a cursed blade. Recognizing a similar event from the Fillory and Further books, Quentin and Alice are able to save him. Mike pretends to remember nothing until Eliza confronts him, at which point he recognizes her as Jane Chatwin and kills her. He also attempts to kill Dean Fogg, but before he can, he is killed by Eliot. In rehab, Julia meets a counselor named Richard who was trained at Brakebills and introduces her to religious magic.


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