Season 6 Episode 12

This is the Way the World Ends

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Dec 18, 2011 on Showtime

Episode Recap

Dexter thinks he is going to die as he is stranded miles off shore, but he is rescued and taken back to Miami. Dexter, who thinks Travis is dead, brings Jamie and Harrison home. Deb comes to see them. They get a call about a couple that Travis had recently killed. Dexter is the first to the scene and sees a drawing Travis left of the solar eclipse. He thinks he can take advantage of the fact that Travis thinks he's dead. Travis has his wallet and keys and decides to hide out at Dexter's place.

Greene requests to stay on the team permanently but Masuka tells him he's not good enough. Deb tries to guess where Travis will be to watch the eclipse. With the drawing he left behind, Dexter has a pretty good guess where he'll be. The ream realizes that Travis is about to make a sacrifice.

At Dexter's, Travis kidnaps Harrison, sparring Jamie's life. Dexter is in hot pursuit. Travis tells Dexter to inject himself with a needle in exchange for Harrison's life. Dexter tricks him and gets Harrison to safety. Dexter kills Travis, which is witnessed by Deb.