Another stirring episode.
The night ended in tears.
It brought sympathy for people who never seemed to deserve it. The future lays unclear like the storm that swept through the London night.
All the while, passions were advanced and passions were delicately delayed.
This is the social dance as only Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, can create it. Now as we move into the stirring finale of the Downton Abbey saga, change hangs on the horizon.
Some are worried.
Some are angry. Some are befuddled. Most are simply caught in denial.
Lady Mary, as ever, is
bitchy arrogant irritating staunch.
“This is weakling talk!”
(Well, we all know that weak is not a word to describe this lady.)
But will Barrow truly be cast out?
Will the hallowed abbey corridors be thrown open to — gasp!–paying visitors?
Carson gave the last word on this one.