Everyone has been grasping at straws for weeks now, trying to figure out the grand mystery at the end of True Detective. We’ve been analyzing the clues just as much as Rust and Marty, and as such, there have been thousands of theories spewed all across the internet proclaiming to know the master plan.
I’ve ready a great many of those in my time spend following the show, but the video above explains the most promising one so clearly, I can’t help but simply know it’s the truth. Now as weird as this is to say, there are no spoilers in the video of future events in the finale, and you’re just going to have to trust me on that.
Watch the explanation of the “Yellow King Theory” above, and I guarantee you won’t regret it.