Will Trent Season 2: Who is Cricket Dawson? Is She Died?

The popular ABC drama Will Trent Season 2, which is adapted from the best-selling books by Karin Slaughter, returns with Special Agent Will Trent (Ramón Rodríguez) of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations facing unprecedented levels of pressure. In the first episode of season two, Susan Kelechi Watson’s new character Cricket Dawson, who was Will Trent‘s love interest, was introduced. Will was in for a surprise when he found himself in a blossoming romance after a vehicle bomb went off, forcing him to team up with bomb expert Cricket. Cricket Dawson, who played the bomb squad expert on “Will Trent,” died in the Season 2 premiere, leaving fans to wonder if she is dead or if she could come back. Let’s look into the specifics of Cricket’s death and the chances that she might come back.

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Is Cricket Dawson Dead?

Yes, Cricket Dawson died terribly in the first episode of Season 2 of “Will Trent.” In the episode, Will Trent and his team find a bomb in a parking lot and know they need to defuse it quickly before it goes off. Cricket steps in to handle the situation and works quickly and carefully to disarm the bomb. The team is getting ready for the chance of an explosion as the timer runs out.

Cricket tries very hard, but she can’t fully disarm the bomb in time. As the timer winds down to its last second, she decides on the spot to stop the explosion by throwing the bomb into a nearby office. When the bomb goes off, it causes a huge blast that takes out the whole room and Cricket with it.

The blast is terrible, and things are a mess as Will and his team rush to figure out how bad the damage is. Cricket gave up her life to save others, including Barney’s cats, by stopping the blast and keeping more people from dying.

This brave action showed how dedicated Cricket was to her job as a GBI worker and how selfless she was. Not only was her death an important part of the show, but it also had a lasting effect on both the characters and the fans.

Did Susan Kelechi Watson leave Will Trent?

Yes, Cricket Dawson, played by Susan Kelechi Watson, left “Will Trent” after her character died in the Season 2 opening. Susan Kelechi Watson   as a guest star 

People liked how Watson played Cricket because she was so deep and complicated, but her character’s story ended in just one episode. It was decided to do this to give Will Trent’s character even more stress as he deals with the death of a coworker and friend.

Even though the show’s creators haven’t given a full reason for Watson’s exit, it seems like it was a choice made to improve the story. Watson has said that she is happy that her character’s death will leave a lasting memory, which suggests that the choice was made to help the story and the growth of Will Trent’s character.

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