In just a few more days, the second volume to the critically-acclaimed series Stranger Things will finally arrive on Netflix. The first volume left the entire Hawkins gang in jeopardy under the hands of the show's latest villain Vecna, with Max (Sadie Sink) still under Vecna's spell, Nancy (Natalia Dyer) trapped in the Upside Down, and the constant foreshadowing of an unfortunate fate for Will (Noah Schnapp). With Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) miles away to save her friends, it looks like fans should brace themselves for a death of a beloved character.
"I don't really want to say, but I would be concerned about the characters going into Volume 2, for sure," Ross Duffer told Empire Magazine (via Uproxx). "I hope that that is sort of the sense, because it is a darker season and the kids are no longer kids. And there's sort of an ominous feeling that things might not go well. Now, whether they do or not, you'll have to watch."
In the newly dropped trailer, fans have witnessed a glimpse of everything that's about to unfold for Volume 2 including an epic battle against Vecna, Nancy in the Russian experiment facility, and a scene where Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) is sobbing, which seemingly hints that someone close to him is facing a heartbreaking fate. With that said, it looks like Steve (Joe Keery) is one of the candidates who would face demise in the upcoming second volume.
For now, it's still too early to guess which character would die, especially now that everyone seems to be in danger. Regardless of who would that be, it would surely unveil when Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2 premieres on July 1. For now, Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 is available to stream on Netflix.
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