The second season of ‘The Righteous Gemstones‘ comes to a dramatic conclusion. The identity of those responsible for the attacks on the Gemstone family is ultimately revealed. As the Gemstones and the Lissons celebrate the foundation of Zion’s Landing, “Baby” Billy (Walton Goggins) returns. In the show’s last episode, Joe Jonas makes another unexpected visit. Here’s all you need to know about ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ second season finale. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD.
Recap of Season 2 of The Righteous Gemstones
‘I Will Tell of All Your Deeds,’ the ninth episode of season two, begins with explaining several mysteries that have surfaced during the season. The attacks on the Gemstones are revealed to be the work of Lyle (Eric André) and Lindy (Jessica Lowe). Before the Gemstone siblings arrived in episode 2, what transpired at Thaniel Block’s (Jason Schwartzman) rented cottage is shown in the first scene of the episode. Thaniel and Lyle got together to talk about their partnership. Thaniel received information about Makawon Butterfield from Lyle. Thaniel, on the other hand, desired a bigger fish, and no fish in America’s murky pond of religion is bigger than Eli (John Goodman).
Jesse (McBride) and Amber (Cassidy Freeman) had already been approached by Lyle and Lindy and requested to join them on Zion’s Landing. Lyle was being harmed by Thaniel’s investigation. Lyle’s worries were rejected by Thaniel, who even threatened to write about Thaniel’s church if he didn’t give him information on Eli or other strong pastors. In an attempt to appease the other man, Lyle sought to sell out four pastors from his own church, but Thaniel turned him down.
When Lyle emerged from the building, the same pastors were waiting in the car for him. He informed them that Thaniel had learned of their transgressions. What happened next is a perfect example of the cascading effect. Instead of weapons, one of them had packed grenades. Doug, one of the others, pulled the pin on a concussion grenade, which exploded inside the vehicle. After Thaniel came out and shot him, the first died. He threw a pinless explosive grenade, and the resulting explosion catapulted Doug into the tree. Both are no longer alive. While shooting, Thaniel raced inside and was wounded by a ricocheting bullet. Chet, one of the remaining two men who arrived with Lyle, was the man with the torch in episode 2. Lyle burns them alive along with the cottage, believing that the Gemstones may have seen them and not wanting to leave any proof.
Things have begun to move forward now that Eli has granted his blessing to Zion’s Landing. A celebration is planned for the exact site in Florida where the hotel is expected to open. “Baby” Billy appears, claiming to be the biological father of his and Tiffany’s child. Tiffany gives birth to her baby in a toilet. The baby, however, becomes stuck inside the toilet bowl, and “Baby” Billy must remove it. He apologizes to Tiffany and the two of them reconcile.
Is it true that Lyle and Lindy Lessons are no longer alive?
Lyle and Lindy Lissons are no longer alive. With Lyle’s father, Lyle and Lindy appear to have a dreadful and terrible relationship. Jesse and Eli seemed to have a similar relationship, according to Lyle. After Chet’s wife arrives at the party, demanding to know where her husband is, Jesse discovers that Lyle has been providing information to Thaniel. Lyle tries to tell Jesse the truth, disclosing that he was the one who carried out the attacks on his family. He appears to believe that Jesse is capable of accepting his father’s death if it advances his own goals. Jesse Gemstone has a lot of flaws, yet he really wants to be the leader of the Gemstone Ministries. But he isn’t quite that terrible. Meanwhile, Junior informs Eli that the weapons used to attack him are the same as those sold in Texas. In the end, it is discovered that Lyle and Lindy devised the scheme jointly. After shooting BJ in the leg and forcing the rest of the Gemstone family to walk into the ocean, they manage to flee.
Who informed the Cycle Ninjas of their location?
Martin, on the other hand, keeps an eye on them. The cycle ninjas, to whom Lyle owes a large sum of money, receive word that the Lissons have arrived in Alaska. After Lyle betrays her and throws her out of their hut in a box, the cycle ninjas shoot her to death. Lyle tries to flee in his underwear, and the bike ninjas let him go, probably anticipating the outcome. He is frozen to death on the frozen landscape, and his body is highly indicated to be ripped and eaten by a group of wolves as the episode ends.
What is the fate of Zion’s Landing?
The Lissons planned to establish Zion’s Landing, a Christian timeshare resort, on the beautiful beaches of Florida. They enticed Jesse and Amber with promises of more wealth, power, and glitz. Jesse understood he couldn’t put $10 million into the project because the church-owned everything he owned. After surviving the attack, Eli chose to support Zion’s Landing as a way to make amends with his oldest son.
The Lissons, on the other hand, are no longer alive. Season 2 concludes with the Gemstone family having entirely taken over the project and incorporated it into their ever-expanding empire. Eli is a great preacher, but he’s also a great businessman. He recognizes that, despite its origins, the concept of a faith-based resort has merit and resolves to remain committed in it.
Who are the Ninjas of the Cycle?
Jesse refers to the assailants on motorcycles as “cycling ninjas.” They live at an orphanage run by the Lissons, as revealed in the season 2 finale. Lyle believes he has power over them, but he is proven incorrect. He dispatched them to track out Eli. However, they mistook the Gemstone patriarch for being on the bus and instead fired at Jesse and Amber. Even when they were able to shoot Eli, he managed to escape. When Lyle refuses to pay, the young hooligans turn on him with their pistols drawn. Lyle continues to dismiss the threat until one of the bike ninjas fires a shot on the ground near him. Lyle, who is afraid, agrees to pay. But, as we all know, he never does and instead flees to Alaska.