Just in case you haven’t counted the seconds, stranger things Volume 2 Season 4 is just days away – and on July 1, we’ll finally find out which of our favorite Hawkins survive (and don’t) survive Vecna’s grip on the city. If you’re optimistic, it’s certainly possible that all of your comfort characters will make it out alive, à la Max and his epic “Running Up That Hill” moment. If you’re realistic, though…there’s cause for concern.
“I would be concerned about the characters going into Volume 2, of course,” co-showrunner Ross Duffer said Variety. “I hope that’s sort of the meaning, because it’s a darker season and kids aren’t kids anymore. So everyone is in danger. And there’s kind of an ominous feeling that the things might not go well.Yes, the main characters have generally done well so far – but as Matt Duffer pointed out in another interview with the magazine, “As we head into endgame territory…there’s a lot more on the table than in the past.” He also confirmed that yes, there is will be be a body count by the end of Volume 2.
The stranger things the characters do sense this danger themselves, of course – as Robin tells Steve in the Trailer of volume 2, “I have this terrible feeling that it might not work out for us this time.” And the fans also have the terrible feeling. Viewers are taking to Twitter to share their worries about who will and who won’t survive in stranger things Season 4 volume 2.
Many fans are worried about a certain beloved babysitter, in particular. Steve Harrington may be a pro at protecting his young proteges from supernatural threats, but can he save himself? Executive Producer Shawn Levy once told TVLine that he would quit this show if the fan favorite didn’t survive. Tremendous! But that was in 2018, and he did clarifying that Steve was only safe “for now”, i.e. two seasons ago.
The lovable leader of the Hellfire Club is also on the list of many fans, please, please leave them alone. Even though he is a newcomer, Eddie Munson made a impact! To listen @schmoyoho’s TikTok hit “Chrissy Wake Up” (it’s just too catchy) as you run through fan reasons why Eddie needs to get away with it stranger things Season 4 volume 2.
Despite Robin’s worries about her own future, several viewers took to Twitter to explain why she had to survive Season 4. One big reason? To like! Like Maya Hawke herself told BuzzFeed in 2019, she would like to “see [Robin] have a girlfriend.”
Many fans seem to feel quite confident about the younger ones stranger things the kids surviving season 4 – and the cast themselves have a positive attitude, too. As Sadie Sink said Variety, she has “no idea where they’re going with anything”, regarding upcoming storylines, but “will be thrilled to read those scripts!”
For many fans, the prospect of somebody dying in Volume 2 is just too much to handle. Fortunately (or unfortunately?), we will find out very soon.