Frank Killed Annalise's Baby On 'How To Get Away With Murder,' Kinda & He Can't Deal With The Burden Anymore
Everything always comes back around on How To Get Away With Murder, doesn’t it? This season on the show, we all saw Annalise’s big old pregnant belly, we saw her working on the Wallace Mahoney case, we saw her with a young Frank, and we saw her get into a really awful car wreck. The season finale of the show finally connected all of the dots of these seemingly unrelated events — Frank helped set up Annalise for Wallace Mahoney, who then ordered a hit on Annalise. So, in a way, Frank was responsible for Annalise's baby dying.
Let me back up — Back in the day, a woman with a big bag of money approached Frank in a bar, propositioned him (for sex), and then propositioned him to bug Annalise’s room. Turns out she was working for Wallace Mahoney, who wanted to listen in on Annalise’s conversations to see what she was planning in his son’s murder trial. When Wallace knew that Annalise knew that he was Wes’ dad and planned to tell people about it, he ordered that car crash to try and kill Annalise. Though she survived the wreck, her unborn baby died soon after. Therefore, Frank is actually responsible for killing Annalise’s baby, a boy who would have been named Sam, after his father.
But wait — it gets better (or worse, I guess). Frank told Sam about his role in this whole thing, and Sam forbade him from telling Annalise. Ten years later, when Frank killed Lila on Sam’s orders, he did it because Sam had something over him. Man, I love me some Frank, but damn, son. While he could never have known that that would happen to Annalise and her baby, that’s a pretty big burden for Frank to hold on his shoulders. It makes sense that Frank just bailed on everyone — all of the guilt just to be too much for him, so he went packing. Will he be back next season? One never knows on How To Get Away With Murder, but I sure hope so.
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