Benson and Governor Gatling have become political opponents for the Governor's seat. Benson ran because Gatling was going to step down. Then Gatling changed his mind but Benson had already submitted his name. This creates a dark cloud over their friendship. It comes out very strongly on the campaign trail as well.
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There were four different endings that were shot. One wherein the Governor won. Another wherein Benson won. Another wherein the third candidate won. And the one they used, a cliffhanger, which was unresolved. See more