Ausiello has revealed a major spoiler from the upcoming episode “.” It’s the biggest piece of Smallville news since Michael Rosenbaum’s confirmed resurrection as Lex Luthor! Warning: The following story and accompanying photo are spoilery. Proceed at your own risk!
LEX FINDS KARA AND GETS SHOT WHILE TRYING TO TAKE HER HOME – Lois follows Lex to Detroit and discovers he has found Kara, who has amnesia. Finley, a busboy who is obsessed with Kara, fears Lex will take her away, so he shoots Lex and holds Kara and Lois captive. After Lex’s comatose body is found, Chloe offers to heal him, but Clark refuses to let her.
LEX IS VISITED BY THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS FUTURE – Lex is given an envelope with damaging information that will destroy Jonathan’s life and must decide whether he will use it as it will also bring harm to Clark and Martha. Before he can decide what to do, Lex is shot and falls into a coma. He dreams that his mother visits him and shows him the life he could lead if he walks away from his father and LuthorCorp. In this alternate life, Lex is happily married to Lana with a baby on the way. Meanwhile, Chloe asks Clark to use his powers to deliver Christmas presents to needy kids.