The Boys’ Jensen Ackles on the reveal of this surprise soldier boy

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Warning: This story contains spoilers for the third season of The young.

Soldier Boy is Homelander’s father? Talk about a great plot twist.

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In the final moments of the July 1st episode of Prime Video’s superhero series The youngsoldier boy (Jensen Ackles) calls Homelander (Anton Starr) and reveals that their abilities are similar for a reason: they’re related. The wanted hero-turned-hero, who is a parody of Marvel’s Captain America, learned the truth earlier in the episode when he took out a former teammate who betrayed him.

“The situation has changed,” Soldier Boy, who tried to kill Homelander in a previous episode, says over the phone. “And I thought we should talk.”

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Though Homelander is initially unresponsive to the unexpected call, Soldier Boy goes ahead with his confession, sharing: “In the fall of 1980, I was called to Vogelbaum’s laboratory for an experiment. Something about genetics. I still remember the penthouse I used. “

To further phrase it for a confused Homelander, Soldier Boy adds, “I pounded my meat in a cup. It turned out that in the spring of 1981 Vogelbaum gave birth to a child.

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Understandably, this admission leaves Homelander speechless, especially as Soldier Boy admits he would have happily stepped aside to let his son take the spotlight – had he not been captured by Russians. He says aloud, “What father wouldn’t want that for his son?”

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