Summary of Season 1
Seoul residents experienced paralyzing terror in the 1990s as a result of a slew of violent assaults and murders. A mystery man known as “Red Cap” was killing his prey, apparently without provocation, after stalking them on the streets. The detectives were unable to anticipate his next move because of his propensity for striking at random. What might be triggering him is the first thing on their minds.
Gook Young Soo, the leader of the Criminal Behavioural Analysis team, chooses Song Ha Young for his squad after learning about the American F.B.I. and its success in using criminal profilers to identify serial killers. Gook thinks the police will have an advantage in apprehending “Red Cap”. Putting an end to his murdering spree if they use this novel psychological technique.
Yoon Tae Goo, a homicide expert, and her subordinates are reluctant to venture into such unexplored terrain and question the effectiveness of this strategy. Does Song Ha Young have the ability to gain the trust of callous criminals while seeing through them? Is he clever enough to outwit them?
Is it based on a true story?
This drama Is Based On A Book Titled “Those Who Read The Minds Of Evil” Written By Kwon-ll-Yong And Ko Na-Mu. Based on the memoir of Korea’s first criminal profiler, Through the Darkness recreates some of the country’s most notorious criminal cases of the early 2000s While emphasis was put on the behavioural aspect of the crimes early on, the show hasn’t delved as far into the psychology of the killers as some may have hoped
Where can we watch it?
This series is available on Netflix , in Viu and in Amazon.com
Season 2 Release date
The writer Seol Yi has expressed that the series is only halfway and it has to run halfway more. Furthermore, she also tells the fans to stay up until the end and to support the series which indicates that there will be another season.
If Renewal Happens For Through The Darkness You Can Expect A Second Season By Mid 2024 The Second.
Season 2 Spoilers
As it has not passed much time since the release of the first season there is not much to say for the plot of the upcoming one , However we are inclined to believe that the writer and the author will include new cases of serial killers in Korea in the later years. Judging by the fact that the writer mentioned that the cases included are form 1998-2003 , it is believed that the new season will include cases later on and the advancing of profiling in modern days , as it is showing in the last episode of season 1. Those are mainly our speculations based on what we have seen and heard by the creaters . We will further update more spoilers.