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‘Reign’ Photo Preview: Season 1, Episode 21 ‘Long Live the King’

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The CW has released an official episode description and the first photos for the May 8 episode of Reign, “Long Live the King.”

Spoiler Warning: The episode description provided by the network references events that will take place in episodes that have not aired yet. So turn back now if you don’t want to ruin any of the surprises.

Otherwise, read the full description and check out the photos below and then hit the comments and share your thoughts with us! Are you looking forward to the episode?

“EVENTS REACH A BREAKING POINT WHEN THE KING’S MADNESS PUTS FRANICS IN GRAVE DANGER  — Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Catherine (Megan Follows) form an unlikely alliance when deciding how to deal with the increasingly manic King Henry (Alan Van Sprang), which puts Francis (Toby Regbo) in jeopardy. Bash (Torrance Coombs) finds a boy who lived to tell about his encounter with the Darkness, which makes Bash determined to end it for good at any cost.  Lord Julien (guest star Giacomo Gianniotti) reveals the truth about his motives, and Lola (Anna Popplewell), blinded by love, finds herself in a dire situation after she attempts to protect him. Caitlin Stasey and Celina Sinden also star. The episode was directed by Jeremiah Chechik written by Wendy Riss Gatsiounis and Drew Lindo.”

Reign airs Thursdays at 9/8c on The CW. “Long Live the King” will air on May 8.

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  • I really miss Bash/Mary!! Please make them a couple again!! You should make a sex scene with them!! I still love Mary/Francis though.