I have read one particular lengthy post on reddit that I find very interesting — it’s basically somebody else’s version of this article you’re reading now, breaking down the end of “Dark.” Though I don’t agree with all of its conclusions, it certainly provides some food for thought, particularly in the part about the final paradox with Jonas and Martha and Tannhaus’s family. ... “Dark” is complicated, and its ending is no different. 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And Bartosz wouldn’t exist at all. The mechanics of all this are not extremely clear. Of course, as the story progresses, and we reach 2020 in the story, the caves will only be usable to travel to 1987, and 1954. But I think it works even so. And while it may seem like season 3 changes the rules, it really just does so in a way that functions as a change in scope. That's right, the car was always yours, as you received it from the future self when you were a kid. WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Jeremy Saulnier's Hold the Dark, streaming now on Netflix. But it’s not you. This whole article contains spoilers for Dark Season 3. The premise for Netflix's Hold the Dark seems simple enough -- a mother, Medora Sloane (Riley Keough), in grief over having her son abducted by wolves calls in a naturalist, Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright), to lead the search party. But when time stands still, the chain of cause and effect is also momentarily broken,” Claudia continued. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} You probably mixed the two up. Ulrich’s father Tronte. When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. For whatever reason (perhaps because of other, similar movies), these people believe that the universe should have some law against two versions of the same person coexisting in the same time, or that if this happens, one of them should die. The Grandfather Paradox is very simple at its core: if you go back in time to kill your grandfather, you will never be born to begin with, and therefore cannot go back in time to kill your grandfather. Dark web definition. Great explanation. The final moments of “The Paradise” show Katharina, Hannah, Benni, and Peter celebrating Regina’s life. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/ReredditLink.f7b66a91705891e84a09.css.map*/. When I mentioned earlier that it appears like the time travel rules changed, this is what I’m referring to. This is a very good explanation! It could have instead been some kind of quantum machine that would conjure a universe in which they didn’t die. I do not have a good answer to why Jonas is transported 66 years forward, and until S3 drops, I will just accept that this is what happened for whatever reason. This bit: “You trying to destroy the origin, that has happened an infinite number of times. ._1x9diBHPBP-hL1JiwUwJ5J{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:#ff585b;padding-left:3px;padding-right:24px}._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4{height:16px;padding-right:4px;vertical-align:top}._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5{height:20px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:bottom}.QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{height:18px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:top}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 .QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)} Everything You Need to Know About ‘Dark’ Season 3, Explained. In Dark, the past cannot be changed. This is a great summary of the laws of time travel presented in dark, as well as the mechanism of time travel via the cave system. Adam and the Sic Mundus, short for "Sic Mundus Creatus Est" – "Thus, the world is created" – represent the dark. ._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb{overflow:hidden;position:relative}._2YJDRz5rCYQfu8YdgB_neb:before{background-image:url(https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/img/reddit_pattern.png);content:"";filter:var(--newCommunityTheme-invertFilter);height:100%;position:absolute;width:100%}._37WD6iicVS6vGN0RomNTwh{padding:0 12px 12px;position:relative} It’s one last bootstrap paradox on the way out the door. You create yourself forever anew. You've no doubt heard talk of the “dark web” as a hotbed of criminal activity — and it is. What’s most notable here, of course, is who’s missing. Schroedinger’s cat. Remember, the mechanics of that apocalypse remain ambiguous, and it’s never made clear why it’s seemingly devastating the world. Dark Souls 3 rids itself of the Humanity and Human Effigies from previous entries in favor of Ember, but the concept remains largely the same.In Dark … The article of Ulrich in 1953 has always been in the archives, even before he traveled back. The gist of the ending, as you probably already know from watching, is that all the stories we have seen on “Dark” took place in a series of splinter universes that were accidentally created by HG Tannhaus (Christian Steyer and Arnd Klawitter). It’s also important to note that everything here is hypothetical. Example: When Jonas first goes back to 1986, he is seen by Hannah and his dad in the bus stop, and they even offer to give him a lift. I have been seeing loads and loads of questions related to the mechanism of time travel in Dark, and as far as I can see, most of them are stemming from an inadequate understanding of the concept of "loop". Another way to look at it is to understand that every event you are seeing has already happened, regardless of the year or date the events are taking place. It was likely given to young Noah by Adam, to be delivered to middle Jonas. Most movies and books about time travel are somehow concerned with changing the past in order to influence the "future" (the protagonist's original timeline, we can also call this the present). Interestingly, Adam knows full well (at least that is my understanding) that alternative Martha will save Jonas. Someone says above that the pistol didn't jam but Noah didn't switch the safety off, while Agnes did. That’s probably a flaw — the show almost certainly would have benefited from having more time to flesh all this alternate universe stuff out because it’s just a lot to absorb. It was written by alternative Martha, presumably at some point after middle Jonas has already returned to our timeline (she could have just told whatever was in the letter to middle Jonas personally), I have a feeling that Noah/Adam's book will be very important in explaining how certain character know about their future in S3. As soon as a radioactive atom decays inside the steel chamber, the Geiger counter releases the hammer, which smashes the vial of poison. Dark avoids this problem completely by assuming that the universe works in such a way that its physical laws simply do not allow causal determinism to be violated. When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. So when Adam meets the young Jonas for the first time, he is not actually meeting his past self. A subreddit for the Netflix sci-fi thriller series Dark. Dark is a weird, twisted, ambitious show, but between its stellar acting and cinematography as well as its haunting score, the series never feels like it’s bitten off more than it can chew. Time travel is tricky business, so join us for a deeper dive into the mind-bending finale of Netflix's Dark. This a very interesting discussion, and leads way outside the plot of Dark, into the territory of probability, randomness, and physical processes. Every step had to be taken exactly as before. No bullshitting here. Obviously it's possible that something really bad happened to adult Jonas that made him Adan, but as a teen he already saw Martha and Mikkel die, yet he seems to be still a good person as and adult, and we know that Magnus and Franziska are alive, so what could make him go that dark way? Dark season 3 ending explained: Who died at the end of Dark? So Charlotte is out, since she was her own grandmother, and she would take her daughters Elisabeth and Franziska with. Wars, … And he may actually be some kind of exception to the laws of these universes in some way, but, again, there’s not much to go on with them that we’ve parsed yet. This is “Dark,” so of course they introduced one last paradox on the way out the door. Despite this fact, the children only seem to go forward(?) Named so after his dead granddaughter, who died on the same night that this new Charlotte was brought to him. ._2cHgYGbfV9EZMSThqLt2tx{margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{width:75%;height:24px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-,._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{background:var(--newCommunityTheme-field);background-size:200%;margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-{width:100%;height:46px} But this here, you and I, is happening for the first time. Then you go back to your own timeline, and while cleaning the house, you happen upon the very same toy car from your childhood. .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} In Dark, the answer is yes. There’s no beginning or end of this sequence. So the characters probably won’t ever change anything in their own universe. Of course, this means that if you go back, say, from 84 to 51, realize that you have missed your chance, and spend a few years in the past checking things out (start counting, say, from 51 to 55), once you return to the "present", you will have moved from 84 to 88 (55+33), meaning that you have missed a lot of what was happening in the timeline you were originally from, and there is absolutely nothing you can do to make up for it. If we believe that everyone outside the bunker dies in the apocalypse, there would be absolutely no reason to bother shooting Martha, as both she and Jonas would die anyway. 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