Going into the Criminal Minds season 9 finale, we knew one thing thanks to the promo: One member of the team would be saying goodbye forever. With the first part ending with both Morgan and Reid shot (though Reids bullet to the neck was much worse than the bullets to Morgans vest), going into the second part is understandably more than a bit nerve-wracking. This show is no stranger to losing team members; just take a look at a season 1 cast photo, and youll see what I mean. Characters have died over the years as well, and even knowing it can happen, especially with the nature of their jobs, doesnt make it any easier. However, in this case, the promotion of the episode, the way it seemed like someone could very well be dying, helps to lessen the blow when it comes to the profilers departure.
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