Effy’s story concluded last night with the second and last episode of Skins: Fire.
Following last week’s intense first episode, where Emily was diagnosed with cancer and Effy had made 1.5 million pounds through insider trading, we were all waiting to find out what happened to all our favourite characters.
After her first success using Dominic, an awkward strategic analyst, to steal classified information about a stock to make a lot of money for her company, Effy was asked to do that again from her boss, with whom she has an affair. So Effy, once again toys with the emotions of Dom and manipulates him into stealing priceless information for her.
Meanwhile, Naomi’s health quickly deteriorates and soon we found out that she is in fact, terminal. This is probably where the internet exploded. Just check out the #Naomily on Twitter.
Emily, who had no idea about her girlfriend’s cancer, comes back to London from New York, where she was for her photography internship. The last scene between Naomi and Emily in the hospital was heartbreaking, to say the least.
Effy has her own problems. When the Financial Services Authority found out about her fraud, it didn’t take long to find evidence against her. Evidence that could destroy her reputation and even put her in jail. Jake left her alone to take all the blame, but Effy made a deal and testified against him.
There was absolutely no closure. Effy was going to prison and Naomi was going to die. We don’t know what happened. Maybe Effy had a plan to escape. Maybe they gave Naomi a miraculous experimental drug, like Phalanxifor from The Fault in Our Stars, which gave her a few more years. The point is, the writers wanted us to just imagine what would happen, on our own.
“In my world, Emily and Naomi live forever in Mexico with Ponchos and fake moustaches.”
That was a tweet I read, after last night’s finale and I have to agree with it. Completely.
Next week, it’s all about Cassie. You can watch the official trailer for Skins: Pure (Cassie’s Story) below.
Skins airs Mondays at 10 on E4.