We later learned that Ryan’s birth mother died in childbirth, but she and her adoptive mother were recently due to move into an apartment together. But when they opened the door, the apartment was full of Alice’s thugs. They beat both Ryan’s mother and the facility manager to death and almost killed Ryan herself, but she survived and now speaks to her work as if it were her mother. She probably wants revenge on Alice too.
Kate assumes that she is dead in Gotham. However, she left a letter in a suit for Sophie (Meagan Tandy) reveals herself as Batwoman and professes her love. Alice (Rachel Skarsten) also got a message from Safiyah claiming whatever happened to Kate, even though viewers know Kate is not dead.
After it became known that Rose was leaving the show, showrunner Caroline Dries promised the show wouldn’t be part of the “Bury your gays” troop, which means they wouldn’t just kill their LGBTQ + lead character.
“As a lesbian who has been writing for 15 years, I am aware of the trope ‘Bury Your Gays’ and have no interest in attending it. Therefore, as a showrunner, it is important to me as a showrunner to clear up the misinformation about Kate Kane and the recast from Batwoman, “Dries said in a statement. “Like you, I love Kate Kane – she’s the reason I wanted to do the show. We’ll never erase her. In fact, her disappearance will be one of the secrets of season two. I don’t want to reveal any of our surprises, but all of our enthusiastic ones Fans, please know that LGBTQ + justice is at the heart of Batwoman, and we have no intention of doing without it. ”