The Magicians is based on Lev Grossman’s best-selling books. Quentin Coldwater, a teenager, hailing from Brooklyn, unearthed that magic is real, and the world from his favorite series does exist in reality. Unlike other students, he does not attend a regular college, and rather he gets himself enrolled at Brakebills University. Only through proper education could he enhance his skills and turn into a trained magician.
But he soon realizes that the application of magic could be as mesmerizing as his dreams, but on the contrary, the chances of it being deadly also prevailed. Though he’s not a part of a regular college, he enjoys his college life like any normal teenager. But still, he doesn’t feel satisfied as his passion for magic refuses to quench his thirst. His dreams turn out to be more dangerous than expected.
It doesn’t take long for those dreams to turn into nightmares. Quentin realizes that as real as his favorite series is, his love for magic would not be an easy way, and that power would come at a terrible price.
Season 1 – Recap
Premiered on 16th December 2015, season 1 comprised 13 episodes. Here we see Quentin’s arrival at Brakebills University, a school solely devoted to producing skilled magicians. Along with other students, Alice, Penny, Margo, and Eliot, Quentin put their Dunkirk spirits to test while facing the threats of the magical world. But, on the other hand, Julia, Quentin’s friend – is rejected from Brakebills.
Season 2 – Recap
With the transportation of characters to Fillory’s magical kingdom, magic seems to fade away. But, tagged as Kings and Queens of the land to boot – can they save the magic? Meanwhile, Julia, who is determined to pursue magic on her own, takes revenge against the evil God who attacked her.
Season 3 – Recap
Magic seems to have expired. So, this team of amateur magicians must find the seven keys to restore the enchantment to all worlds. Eliot and Margo go against the Fillorians and the evil fairies exhausted from being tamed by children of the earth.
Season 4 – Recap
The epic quest of the seven keys: But the restoration of magic comes with a heavy price. Their memories have been erased, and now as non – magical identities, they stand defenseless. An invincible monster who escaped confinement from Castle Blackspire chose Eliot’s body to be the host.
Season 5 – Recap
Here in the last season, we see that magic has finally been saved but at a horrendous cost. Quentin loses his life to save his friends and the world. Julia, Alice, Eliot, Margo, Penny and others must now fight all battles without him. While liberating magic, the balance tipped away in the other direction resulting in too much of it. Can they curb it and save themselves without Quentin now?
What can we Expect in Season 6?
The protagonist, Jason Ralph demise will force the show to take a new dimension. Though Jason is no longer in the series, and as Quentin dies in the show, the story might showcase what happens when we lose someone from our lives. It’s about what our life would exactly be, knowing that there’s a void that cannot be filled no matter who enters next.
We might have to hold up that magic till 15th December 2021 for season 6 to finally reveal the plot.