Netflix has been teasing viewers of The Witcher in recent months and now it’s really given us something to mull over.
We’ve previously had a poem, a Christmas-themed ‘slay ride’ celebration, and even an interview with one of Geralt of Rivia’s horses.
Now, the streaming service has shared the first page of the season two script as an early Witchmas present for fans.
The scene is set at night in a small mountain town, and sees a merchant man and his wife and daughter seeking lodging.
In a voiceover, Henry Cavill’s Geralt of Rivia says: “You dogged my every footstep. But struck down others I passed on my way. Why?”
The merchant then goes to inquire about a room at an inn and gets no response. Instead, he hears a loud scream and turns to find his wife gone and his daughter covered in blood.
While running towards his carriage, the merchant himself is then attacked by an unknown monster who pulls him away to his death
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Geralt’s voiceover then says: “I was meant to end up alone, wasn’t I? So I would finally begin to be afraid?” while the little girl is left screaming and running towards the only sign of life she can see.
The scene then ends leaving us wondering where Geralt is in all this. Creepy.
The Witcher season two is currently filming, but star Cavill is taking a short break to recover from a “minor leg muscle injury” he sustained on set. Fingers crossed he gets better soon.