If you’ve already finished The Haunting of Bly Manor there’s a good chance your heart has been broken by Carla Gugino. The revelation of this mysterious woman’s identity and why she’s attending a wedding alone is one of the saddest finales of the year. But for all the tears and gasps Gugino has caused, there’s something we need to address: she is an absolutely terrible wedding guest. Major spoilers ahead.
Much like its source material, The Turn of the Screw, The Haunting of Bly Manor begins with a stranger telling a ghost story. Yet by the season’s end it’s clear that this woman is anything but a stranger. Carla Gugino plays an older version of Jamie, Bly Manor’s gardener who slowly falls in love with Dani (Victoria Pedretti), the estate’s governess. As we get to know Jamie and Dani more the context of this stranger telling her tale changes. Over