Gotcha! If you paused the opening moments of True Detective Season 2 Episode 3, you could probably hear showrunner Nic Pizzolatto celebrating one of the great fake-outs in recent TV history.

Last week, we were led to believe that Detective Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) had been murdered - shot dead by a bird-masked assailant who finished the deed with a point-blank coup de grace that seemed to all but ensure that Velcoro's number was up. 

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