"Scandal" season 6 episode 12 titled "Mercy" is going to be the craziest installment for the show. Most of the characters past have been expounded and now the show's focus is on their future.
According to Carter Matt, the episode will emphasize on the White House going into a heavy lockdown situation. Chaos is seen in the seat of the U.S. government which is the focus of episode 12. This is so far the only hint given out by insiders. There will be new threats which could result in troubles.
The promo states that something mysterious as a discreet organization operating in secret will bring together the majority of the characters. Elizabeth North played by Portia de Rossi was a victim of this organization. She was killed in episode 11 as the actress has decided to leave the show. She revealed that she has to attend to a business despite the fact that she loves playing her role. Creator Shonda Rhimes wished her the best upon her departure. She said that De Rossi has given everyone lots of joy on the set.
Blasting News reported that just when Olivia (Kerry Washington) and company thought that they are in a good position on the whole Peus situation, a shocking threat arises that will make everything topsy-turvy and literally a wreck. It is not yet divulged how long this fallout will last and how massive it can get.
The above source hints that there will be intense and very dramatic scenes to look forward to. The episode is written by Severiano Canales and Ameni Rozsa and directed by Nzingha Stewart.
"Scandal" Season 6 Episode 12 will air on April 27, 2017, at 8 p.m. central time on ABC. For episode 13, details revealed from insiders say that Olivia and Fitz will get caught up in a position where they will have to run after time to track down Peus before it is too late.