The Fourth Season Finale of 'Westworld': Did Humanity Survive William's Game?

The Season 4 finale of Westworld demonstrated that the show's creators always knew

how to play the long game, and their most recent effort definitely paid off.

In the final episode of Season 4, William (Ed Harris) murdered many of the show's key protagonists

forced mankind and the surviving hosts to compete in a perverse game of survival 

Bernard Lowe (Jeffrey Wright), who spent the whole of the season attempting to influence events

ultimately had his endgame exposed in the series finale, which concluded many

Although Charlotte Hale (Tessa Thompson) was one of William's victims in the last episode

she did not stay dead for long, as is typical in Westworld.

Charlotte opted to go after William herself after being brought back by her host