Who Is the Bride in 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Finale?
The final ten minutes of the Haunting of Bly Manor finale pack in a couple of big emotional twists, as the significance of the wedding sequence that bookends the show finally becomes clear. When the series first picks up with Carla Gugino's character narrating a ghost story—which becomes the main story of the show—to guests at a wedding in Northern California, it's not clear how she, or any of the characters around her, connect to the central story.
Although eagle-eyed viewers may have figured this out much earlier on, the identity of the Narrator is confirmed during the finale. Carla Gugino is playing an older version of Amelia Eve's Jamie, the gardener at Bly Manor who falls for new au pair Dani (Victoria Pedretti). Her narration takes on a poignant new significance as you realize she's telling this story as a kind of therapy, years on from losing Dani to Bly Manor's haunted lake.
But Jamie isn't the only familiar face at the wedding. In the very final moments of the show, it's revealed that several of the attendees are older versions of characters we know, including Owen, Henry, and Miles. And the bride, who's been calmly listening to Jamie's story? That's Flora, who's forgotten everything about her time at Bly Manor, and reacts to the story as though she's hearing it for the first time.
The setup for this twist comes about halfway through the episode, when Dani and Jamie ...
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