After coming to catching the Brain Surgeon, Deb ultimately would never fully recover from the gunshot wound the tough-talking (and acting) detective suffered in the penultimate episode.While she comes through surgery, a blood clot would later prove to be the one obstacle Deb could not recover from as she wound up on a ventilator that would be the only thing keeping her body alive.Recognizing that a future in which his sister would never eat on her own, speak or have brain activity, Dexter unplugs the vent and professes his love for Deb.Those would be the final words -- and the ones he's strived to feel since the series premiere -- that Dexter would say to Deb before she flatlined.Was there ever a discussion about having Deb survive?What Scott discussed with me was the first four episodes. He had my complete trust and it wasn't important for me at that point to know how he filled in or connected all the dots to get her to that hospital bed to die. PHOTOS: Deathly Entertaining: TV's Terrifying Serial Killers You've said that you feel as if you've played this character from start to finish.Is there anything that would get you to reprise Deb? I don't know if that's possible because people don't come back from the dead.In an early episode, Deb attempted suicide when she drove a police car into a lake with Dexter along for a ride.
Hall) serial killer who has been fighting an internal battle to really feel love for anyone got what he wanted.
I have to believe, unfortunately, that Deb dies not knowing how Dexter feels about her.
She doesn't have access to his feelings, which is all she ever wanted.
You've been adamant about that for a long time.
When I've been saying that in the press, it's been for selfish reasons.