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The Real Order Of The Golden Dawn Could Hold Clues To 'The Irregulars' Season 2

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The Real Order Of The Golden Dawn Could Hold Clues To 'The Irregulars' Season 2

Season 1 of The Irregulars was all about the Rip — who opened it, how did they open it, and why — but the show went and solved the mystery entirely in the final episode. And hey, I'm not going to complain about a show not ending on a cliffhanger that may or may not be solved depending on its renewal status, but I was left wondering where this unusual spin on the Sherlock Holmes tale might go next. Then I learned that the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn is real, and a potential path forward for The Irregulars Season 2 became clear.

The Golden Dawn features prominently throughout Season 1, but the secret society of occultists ultimately aren't responsible for any of the Rip related drama plaguing Bea and her crew. However, in the third episode of the season, "Ipsissimus," Mycroft Holmes gives Bea a crash course in the history and nature of The Golden Dawn, and in retrospect, he's basically setting up a roadmap for the series moving forward.

You see, Mycroft is sort of a Victorian era Fox Mulder, who has infiltrated The Golden Dawn because he's afraid the occultists are causing all sorts of supernatural shenanigans in England. However, his colleagues think he's one Tarot card short of a full deck, which means he's the only one who takes the threat of ghosts, monsters, and other spooky dangers seriously. And in a post-Sherlock world, he's going to need backup, which Jessie, Bea, and the rest of their friends are uniquely qualified to provide.

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