By EW Staff
April 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT
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UPDATED: Holy Scandal, Gladiators! Want to know what happened in the season 3 finale of Scandal? Click below, and check out our full recap!

EARLIER: The third season of Scandal has all led to tonight’s explosive finale, starting at 10 p.m. ET on ABC. When that bomb goes off at Senator Hightower’s funeral — and the promos indicate that it’s definitely going off — we Gladiators are going to need to lean on one another for support. (Well, if Sally Langston is a goner, we’ll probably brush that right off. But anyone else? There will be tears.)

…yeah, there were tears. R.I.P., mini-Fitz, who was killed by Rowan…who blamed it on Maya. TWIST!!! Elsewhere:

+ Sally Langston “stole” the election after doing mega damage control when the bomb exploded at the funeral. But then Fitz took it back after his son died. He ultimately won the election.

+ Liv spilled the beans to Fitz about Mellie’s rape all those years ago.

+ Huck broke up with Quinn after she found his family. And in the end, he went to go visit them.

+ Secret Service Tom WAS WORKING FOR ROWAN. He helped Rowan kill little Jerry.

+ Rowan was reinstated as head of B613.

+ Liv quit OPA after being manipulated by Rowan. She was last seen boarding a plane WITH JAKE.

+ Before he left, Jake left all the B613 files with David Rosen.

+ …Oh, and Harrison MIGHT be dead? Probably. Maybe.

Share your thoughts on everything that went down in the comments below, and if you’re rewatching, keep the wine flowing with our handy Scandal finale drinking game. (It’s Fitz and Mellie-approved!)

And don’t forget to come back to for a full recap later tonight. UPDATE: Full recap here!

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