“The Boys” Season 4: Where is Queen Maeve? Missing a key character piques the curiosity of fans

Contains spoilers for “The Boys” Season 3

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Season 4 of “The Boys” has aired 6 episodes so far, leaving fans confused by the absence of Queen Maeve, played by Dominique McElligott.

Known for her powerful portrayal, Maeve was a pivotal character throughout the series, especially in her clashes with Homelander and her defense of the innocent.

Viewers are left wondering about her fate in the latest episodes after her sudden disappearance.

What exactly happened to Queen Maeve in Season 3 of “The Boys”?

Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve in a still by
Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve in a still from “The Boys” (@primevideo/@jaspersavage)

At the end of “The Boys” Season 3, Queen Maeve faked her death to avoid the threats of Homelander and Vought. She is safe and alive with her girlfriend Elena, which explains her absence in Season 4 so far.

According to creator Eric Kripke in an interview with TVLine, Maeve’s story is not over yet, and she will return before the series ends.

During a major battle with Homelander and Soldier Boy, Maeve loses an eye defending The Boys. To ensure her safety, she disappeared and removed her identity to avoid being found by Vought.

With the help of The Boys, she staged her death and went into hiding to avoid both Homelander and Vought.

Everyone believed she died in the explosion caused by Soldier Boy at the end of Season 3, but she survived. However, the radiation from the explosion resulted in her losing her superpowers.

Queen Maeve’s legacy in “The Boys”

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Dominique McElligott in photo shoot of “The Boys” (@primevideo)

During all three seasons of “The Boys”, the character of Queen Maeve exhibited significant growth.

Initially displaying enormous power, she later defended the innocent against the injustices of Homelander and Vought.

At the end of Season 3, despite losing an eye, she bravely faced Homelander in a battle that was suddenly interrupted by Soldier Boy’s dangerous explosion.

Maeve protects The Boys by pushing Soldier Boy out of a window to prevent a nuclear explosion, sacrificing herself in the process.

That action, however, exposed her to the blast, which neutralized her Compound V and stripped her of her superpowers.

Despite this, she survived and reunited with her girlfriend Elena, planning to live a peaceful life away from Homelander’s grasp.

Ahead of season 4, it is hinted that Queen Maeve has more surprises in store, possibly stirring up more drama. Until then, fans are eagerly awaiting her return, hoping for a powerful comeback.

‘The Boys’ Season 4 trailer



6 episodes of “The Boys” are streaming on PrimeVideo.

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