That’s not a spoiler, right? It’s the season finale of Steven Universe: it has to be huge! But some information has been circling around which is incredibly spoilerific! We mean it: if you don’t want to be spoiled on the season finale, you shouldn’t read this post. The good stuff is hidden below, and you’re definitely not going to want to click to read more.
Alright, the only ones still reading are people who don’t mind being spoiled, right? Well let’s start with the easy news (so that we can force the picture down a bit lower for people who clicked this link not knowing what it was): we have two new voice credits: Ruby and Sapphire.
Ruby will be voiced by Charlyne Yi, and Sapphire will be voiced by Erica Luttrell.
Ruby and Sapphire sound familiar, don’t they? They’re more than games, they’re birth stones that are red and blue. Red and blue… Why does that ring a bell? Alright, yes, those are games too, but they’re also the native colors of Garnet’s gems.
Yes, it looks like we’ll likely be getting confirmation that Garnet is a fusion by the time Jail Break has aired. Just look at her: it’s not hard to see why people look at her and think she could be half of Garnet.
This means that Steven’s “new” ally in Jail Break will probably be, in fact, a very old friend that he just hasn’t formally met yet.
We expect that Ruby and Sapphire will eventually fuse to form Garnet again, since three episodes from season one were shifted to season two where they work just as well. It’s possible, however, that they stay de-fused and those three episodes work just fine because they don’t feature Garnet.
We’re open to the possibility that Sapphire is some entirely new Gem, but… Come on: Garnet is obviously a fusion, Sapphire has similar visual elements to her, and getting red and blue Gems would be quite the coincidence otherwise.
If anyone is curious, the image is from a promo that’s been uploaded here.