Black Sails: Why Eleanor Went So Far And What’s Next

Warning: Full spoilers for Black Sails: Season 3 below.

Black Sails: The Complete Third Season arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this Tuesday, giving fans the chance to delve into a huge year for the epic pirate series that found characters transforming in monumental ways.

I recently spoke to Hannah New about what occurred with her character Eleanor Guthrie in Season 3, as Eleanor found herself now opposing the very pirates she’d once lived and worked alongside in Nassau – particularly Charles Vane (Zach McGowan), her former lover turned bitter enemy.

New discussed Eleanor’s role in Vane’s demise, fan reaction to that turn of events, her evolving dynamic with another ex-lover, Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy), and more about what motivates Eleanor and why she’s made the choices she’s made – along with what’s in store next year, when Black Sails returns for its fourth and final season.

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