‘Voltron’ Season 6 Finale Makes Some Major Sacrifices for the Good of All Realities

Collider | 6/18/2018 | Dave Trumbore
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Spoilers ahead if you’re not caught up with Season 6 of Voltron.

In what I believe to be the best season of DreamWorks’ Netflix series Voltron Legendary Defender so far, the Paladins and their allies made some costly sacrifices in order to not only defend the known universe from threats, but even unknown realities that exist out there in the cosmos. Season 6, despite its short seven-episode run, packed a lot of interesting sci-fi concepts, emotional character development, and insane action sequences into its storytelling. But the freedom to explore new stories now that the plot is out from under the thumb of Zarkon and the Galra Empire requires a bit of explanation as to just what the heck is going on.

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So in light of the Season 6 finale (which was really like a three-episode conclusion), we’re taking a more focused look at the events that transpired within it to see how they tied up the story so far and what they suggest for the future of Voltron. The series is taking the story in some interesting directions, so while we can make some pretty solid educated guesses about what’s to come, the broader scope of the space-based action series really opens up the playing field. Here’s what we know so far:

At the close of Season 6, Lotor’s true nature was ultimately revealed. While his motive may have been the same since his character’s introduction–to provide for the people of the empire by gaining access to quintessence resources–the means to that end painted the Galra prince with a fitting villainous brush. Turns out that our charismatic half-Altean, half-Galra character had long been recruiting Altean refugees from his father’s galactic war in order to harvest their bodies for quintessence used for his research. That’s about as evil as it gets despite Lotor’s...
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