Batwoman Throws a Major Wrench in Kate Kane's Love Story

SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major stories for "Pilot," the series premiere of Batwoman.

Batwoman just made Kate Kane's love life a lot more complicated. In "Pilot," the series premiere, Alice and her Wonderland Gang kidnapped Kate's ex-girlfriend Sophie Moore to teach Jacob Kane a lesson. Fortunately, Kate was able to save the girl as Batwoman, but this led to a jarring discovery: Sophie got married while Kate was away.

When the pilot picked up, Kate had been gone for some time. After she got kicked out of military school, she left to train in martial arts, in an effort to prove to her father she has what it takes to join the Crows, his private security firm. Meanwhile, Gotham fell into disarray, with only the Crows standing between the city and total anarchy.

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During Kate's absence, Sophie stayed in Gotham and rose through the Crow's ranks, becoming like a daughter to Jacob. This did not go unnoticed by Gotham's resident villain Alice. In an attempt to scare Jacob into dissolving the Crows, she kidnapped Sophie and threatened to kill her.

Alice intended to make good on that promise, but Kate swooped in as Batwoman in the nick of time. Kate rescued Sophie after Alice pushed her off the side of a building, then returned her to the Crows headquarters. She got changed and returned as herself to check in on Sophie, where she was introduced to Sophie's husband Tyler.

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While Kate chatted with Sophie, Tyler walked in on the scene. "There she is! I thought we talked about never letting you out of my sight again," he said with a sigh of relief.

"I'm fine. Seriously. I'm good," she replied with a chuckle. "Tyler, this is Kate. Kate, Tyler works for Crows International."

"Sorry to barge in! I just got home last night, and now I'm that annoyingly overprotective husband," he explained.

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At that, Kate looked taken aback. "You're married," she said.

"Yeah," Sophie replied softly, with a pained expression.

"Congratulations," she said. "Tyler, it's nice to meet you. I should go. See you, Sophie."

Sophie looked after her sadly. Tyler, oblivious, simply planted a kiss on her head.

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Since Sophie is a recurring character on the show, Batwoman will likely explore what happened to her in Kate's absence. This revelation seemed to stun Kate, perhaps even more so than the fact her cousin was Batman. Seeing as Kate attempted to win Sophie back over the course of the episode, it certainly threw a wrench in her plans.

Written by Caroline Dries and developed by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, Batwoman stars Ruby Rose, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson, Dougray Scott, Elizabeth Anweis and Nicole Kang. The series airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

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