It's time to to question the nature of our reality once again! After a host of positive reviews for the second season of Westworld, HBO has released the titles and descriptions for the first five episodes of the returning sci-fi smash. They've also released the writers and directors of each episode. The descriptions are highly cryptic, but we really should have expected that at this point.
SPOILER WARNING: If you do not want to know ANYTHING about the second season of Westworld, back away from the screen, and cease all motor functions.
According to EW.com, the information is as follows:
EPISODE 11: JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
"The puppet show is over, and we are coming for you and the rest of your kind. Welcome back to Westworld."
Written by Lisa Joy and Roberto Patino, directed by Richard J. Lewis
EPISODE 12: REUNION
"Why don't we start at the beginning?"
Written by Carly Wray and Jonathan Nolan, directed by Vincenzo Natali
EPISODE 13: VIRTU E FORTUNA
"There is beauty in who we are. Shouldn't we, too, try to survive?"
Written bt Roberto Patino and Ron Fitzgerald, directed by Richard J. Lewis
EPISODE 14: THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
"Is this now? If you're looking forward, you're looking in the wrong direction."
Written by Gina Atwater and Jonathan Nolan, directed by Lisa Joy
EPISODE 15: AKANE NO MAI
"ショーグン・ワールドへようこそ (Welcome to Shogun World)"
Written by Dan Dietz, directed by Craig Zobel
What does any of this mean? We have no idea, and we like it that way. As we said, it's all insanely cryptic— Westworld's showrunners aren't as heavy with the spoilers as they would have you believe. The one big exception would be the description of Episode 5— it's fairly clear that the episode will involve Shogun World. Just a guess.
Westworld resumes all motor functions on HBO on April 22nd.