Never mind Ra's al Ghul - another Arrow villain will officially be back this season

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Dec 3, 2014

While we wait for Ra's to arise from his pit, let's talk about someone else who will be turning up sooner than we expected.

Arrow has a solid reputation for keeping its audience on their toes. We're gonna reveal something that's coming up, though, so if you prefer to be surprised for everything, now is a good time to look away. SPOILERS

So, we all remember who the Big Bad was last season on Arrow, right? Dude with an orange and black mask, crazy from all the Mirakuru, out for vengenace.

Oh, hey, Deathstroke. What's up?

Yes. Slade Wilson. He was good, he was bad, he was definitely imprisoned on Lian Yu never to be heard from again. Right?

Well, no. Of course he's coming back. But it turns out he's coming back a lot sooner than a lot of us were expecting. It's been confirmed that Manu Bennett will reprise the role of Deathstroke in the 14th episode of this season.

The question is, what's the story gonna be? Marc Guggenheim told us that Arrow is all about doing the expected in an unexpected way. We already weren't expecting Slade to show up so soon, but surely that's not the only surprise in store.

Maybe this will be the season of people turning against Oliver? Thea's already training with Malcolm Merlyn. Maybe someone else from Team Arrow will turn heel and side with Slade?

Guess we'll have to wait and see!

In the meantime, feel free to take your best guess in the comments and then come back next year for bragging rights if you were correct!

(via Comic Book Movie)

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