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"The End's Beginning"
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Details
Type
TV series
TV series
The Witcher
Season
1
Episode
1
Director(s)
Alik Sakharov
Writer(s)
Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Date
2019-12-20
Length
60 minutes
Followed by
"Four Marks"

The End's Beginning is the first episode In the Netflix series written by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. It was released 2019-12-20.

This episode contains story parts of the short story "The Lesser Evil", the characters of Geralt and Ciri are introduced in separate timelines, Cintra is attacked and Ciri has to flee the Nilfgaardian invaders.[1]

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Summary[]

TBA

Cast[]

  • Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
  • Freya Allan as Ciri
  • Eamon Farren as Cahir
  • Lars Mikkelsen as Stregobor
  • Emma Appleton as Renfri
  • Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe
  • Adam Levy as Mousesack
  • Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist
  • Mia McKenna-Bruce as Marilka

complete cast on IMDB

Differences[]

  • The girl Marilka appeared in the short stories as the daughter of alderman Caldemeyn, but the girl is probably only five years old. The Marilka in the show is already a teenager or young adult.
  • In the show, Renfri meets Geralt in the forest. In the short story, she climbs into his bed-chamber.

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