As if Season 3 of Ray Donovan didn't have enough change to deal with, the show is also saying goodbye to a significant character.
Season 2 ended with Ray (Liev Schreiber) basically burning all his bridges after Ezra (Elliot Gould) ordered Avi (Steven Bauer) to kill Boston Globe reporter Kate McPherson (Vinessa Shaw) against Ray's wishes in order to protect Ray and Ezra's secrets. And though a few months have passed between seasons — Ray is now working on his own and takes a case rescuing the kidnapped son of Ian McShane's character — those wounds are still very present as the new season begins.
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Making matters worse for Ray, someone very close to him dies just moments into the Season 3 opener. And while Ray, as usual, never lets the pain truly show — in fact, he basically avoids seeing his wife and kids, who want to help him reckon with his feelings — it's clear that perhaps Ray will be carrying some extra guilt along with all his other pent up emotions this season.
So, who do you think is a goner?