The relationships between the characters are complex and ever-evolving, but one thing is certain: no matter how dark the Grishaverse gets, there’s always a glimmer of hope.
In “Shadow and Bone” season two, Jessie Mei Li and Ben Barnes play Alina and General Kirigan, two summoners who are linked by a peculiar connection. Despite their opposing goals, they remain connected by the fact that they’re the only two people of their kind in the world. Their relationship is complicated and full of rage, yet there are still lingering feelings between them. Kaz (Freddy Carter) and Inej (Amita Suman) also have complicated relationships, as they both have been deeply emotionally and physically traumatized. They have an unspoken trust and would take a bullet for each other, yet they fear intimacy. Prince Nikolai (Patrick Gibson) is captivated by Alina and starts to develop feelings for her. Finally, Jesper (Kit Young) and Wylan (Jack Wolfe) share a safe and healthy bond amidst the chaos of the Grishaverse. No matter how dark the Grishaverse gets, there’s always a glimmer of hope in the relationships of “Shadow and Bone” season two, which is now streaming on Netflix.