Things are about to get a whole lot darker — and bloodier — on Gotham.

The show will waste very little time dropping bodies in Season 2. In fact, the early episodes will kill off not one, but two significant characters as the show tracks the "Rise of the Villains."

The majority of the mayhem comes at the hands of new villain Theo Galavan (James Frain), who unleashes terror on the city by forming a band of criminals called the Maniax, a murderers' row of escaped Arkham Asylum inmates that includes, among others, Season 1's Joker-esque mother killer Jerome (Cameron Monaghan).

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So who's heading to an early grave? Let's just say that one of the deaths is so sudden and unexpected, it caught us completely off-guard. The other, meanwhile, rocks an already reeling James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) to the core and will serve as a motivating force for him all season long.

Who do you think is heading to the Gotham City morgue?

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