We later learned that Ryan’s biological mother had died in childbirth, but she and her adoptive mother had to move into an apartment recently. But when they opened the door, the apartment was full of Alice’s thugs. They defeated both Ryan’s mother and the building manager and nearly killed Ryan herself, but she survived and now speaks to her plant like her mother. She also probably wants revenge on Alice.
As for Kate, the assumption in Gotham is that she is dead. However, she left a letter in the costume for Sophie (Megan Tandy) revealing that he is a Batwoman and confesses his love. Alice (Rachel Skarsten) also received a note from Safiyah claiming credit for whatever happened to Kate, even though viewers know Kate is not dead.
After it was announced that Rose was leaving the show, a showrunner Caroline Sushi promised that the show would not be part of the “Bury Your Gays”
“As a lesbian who has been working as a writer for the last 15 years, I know the” Bury Your Gays “trope well and have no interest in participating in it. That’s why it’s important for me as a performer of the show to misinform Kate Kane and remake Batwoman, “Dreis said in a statement.” Like you, I love Kate Kane – she’s the reason I want to do the show. We will never delete it. In fact, her disappearance will be one of the mysteries of the second season. I don’t want to share our surprises, but for all our loyal fans, please know that LGBTQ + justice is at the heart of what Batwoman is and we do not intend to abandon it. ”