ESSENCE Poll: What Would You Like to See Happen on This Season of ‘Scandal’?

The wait is officially over for gladiators everywhere. Scandal is back and with no shortage of moments to discuss.

At the opening of season five Shonda Rhimes has left us in a limbo of sorts. We’re unsure of the fate of the White House, Olivia and Fitz’s relationship and the state of the gladiators. It’s actually quite unsettling for diehard fans.

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Although there are a few things up in the air, we know the following for sure: Olivia and Fitz are playing the same game but with much higher stakes, Huck has officially lost it, we’re down to Quinn when it comes to official gladiators, oh, and Sally tried it.

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We won’t claim to have figured it all out though, there are certainly still some pressing questions about this season of Scandal. Will Olivia and Fitz get to stand in the sun together? Who’s going to fix Huck if Olivia can’t? Is Cyrus going to be able to survive outside of the White House? Will Mellie and Fitz be able to put their crumbling marriage to the side to work together?

It looks like we’ll just have to let Shonda work her magic.

In the meantime, we want to know what you would like to see happen in an ideal Scandal season five universe. Sound off!

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