Why Did Frenchie Kill Colin’s Family? The Reason Might Be Obvious!

Why Did Frenchie Kill Colin's Family? The Reason Might Be Obvious!
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The Boys is one of the most popular superhero series in the world, and its fourth season premiered on June 13, 2024, with the first three episodes. And while the initial reactions to the episodes were lukewarm, the season has since been Certified Fresh and is enjoying a viewership boost, despite the fact that a lot of angry fans have been review-bombing the new season. This article won’t be about that, though, but rather about a major moment from the series that still has fans wondering about the causes of the event. What we are talking about is related to Frenchie and Colin, as we are going to try and explain why Frenchie killed Colin’s parents.

Frenchie has been the talking point of the series for a while now due to his “surprising” homosexuality (which isn’t all that surprising) and the fact that his relationship with Kimiko is currently in a very strange position. This sparked a lot of controversy among fans, but the whole situation also raised some interesting questions, one of which is directly related to the relationship between Frenchie and Colin!

As you probably know by now, the series introduced an old/new love interest for Frenchie, Colin (Elliot Knight), and that caused a lot of controversy. While their relationship as a whole is a wholly different topic, we would like to discuss one interesting revelation that came about during one of the conversations between Frenchie and Colin.

Namely, Colin told Frenchie about the tragic death of his family – his parents and his sisters – who were killed by an assassin. It soon turns out that Frenchie was the one who killed them, which leads to a fight between the two, a fight in which Colin almost kills Frenchie but decides to spare his life, although the two of them are seemingly done as a couple. And while these details are known, fans are still wondering as to why Frenchie actually killed Colin’s family.

And while the season has yet to provide us with an official explanation, we believe that the reason might be right under our noses.

Namely, we know that Frenchie worked for Russian gangster Little Nina (Katia Winter) for a while and that he did some pretty nasty things while working for her. At the same time, we also found out that Colin’s mother was a federal judge with a special focus on violent crime; one of her “targets” was a faction of the Russian mafia operating out of Brighton Beach, led by a woman. While the series did not specifically confirm that it was Little Nina, there are too many similarities for this to be just a coincidence.

So, what happened? Well, we assume that Little Nina felt threatened by Colin’s mother at one point and that she sent Frenchie to take care of it, which would explain why he actually killed Colin’s family. This seems like the most likely reason and it also makes sense continuity-wise, so we don’t think there will be any major issues there.

And that is what we have for you at this point, but be sure to keep following us for more updates. The Boys are going strong and we are definitely going to enjoy the upcoming episodes, while also covering them for you here on Fiction Horizon.

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