By Maricela Gonzalez
August 12, 2013 at 05:00 PM EDT

Time Warner Cable customers may lament the loss of Showtime during Dexter‘s last season, but even they can catch a glimpse behind the curtain of the Emmy-nominated drama. This Monday, Entertainment Weekly and Sundance Channel’s series The Writer’s Room sits down with the Dexter writing team as well as series star Michael C. Hall covering topics from the origins of the Trinity Killer saga to the fate of serial killer protagonist Dexter Morgan. Check out the clip below as our own Dan Snierson asks the writing team how they tackled what has come to be considered series’ ultimate make-or-break episodes — the finale:

The Writers’ Room airs Mondays at 10 p.m. on the Sundance Channel. The eighth and final season of Dexter premiered June 30 and airs Sundays at 9 p.m.