Sam Riegel, a Critical Role producer who stars as Scanlan Shorthalt on The Legend of Vox Machina, teases that the show can go on for another three seasons, if not more. The Legend of Vox Machina, based on the original Critical Role campaign, follows the story of a team of utter misfits banding together to fight monsters, get revenge on their enemies, and score some money and prestige along the way. After The Legend of Vox Machina season 1 saw the titular team take down the Briarwoods, seasons 2 and 3 will revolve around their world-shattering fight with a band of dragons called the Chroma Conclave.
While Riegel has already teased a fear-based season 2 episode, he and the rest of The Legend of Vox Machina‘s team is beginning to look further than just season 2 or the already-renewed season 3. In an interview with Variety, Riegel teases how much story is left in the Critical Role series. Check out Riegel’s quote below:
“A lot more story to tell… We could go for five seasons — or more.”
Arcs Left For The Legend Of Vox Machina To Cover After Season 3
Using the Briarwoods for season 1 was smart, because it gave The Legend of Vox Machina countless opportunities to charge forward into new arcs and storylines. After the conclusion of the Chroma Conclave storyline at the end of season 3, the show will have the opportunity to follow the Critical Role campaign by introducing a new party member and engaging in various side quests and missions. The Legend of Vox Machina could also explore the after-effects of a time jump that leaves some party members alone and others enraged, and even raise the stakes by having the heroes face off against gods.
Despite the death of Lady Delilah Briarwood, actor Grey DeLisle is already teasing a return. Since she will play a major role in the rise of the show’s overarching threat, the Whispered One, The Legend of Vox Machina is already setting up the Whispered One’s appearance. Seasons 2 and 3 will see the party curry favor with the gods and collect items meant to kill gods themselves, which will be essential in their future fight against the Whispered One. That fight alone will likely take at least another two seasons, so Riegel is right that there is a plethora of material to lean on.
Can Legend Of Vox Machina Keep Its Momentum For Five Seasons?
The only issue that The Legend of Vox Machina might run into is whether it can keep up its momentum with viewers. Five seasons is a good amount for an animated series to ask for, yet The Legend of Vox Machina is uniquely situated. Even if the cast from The Legend of Vox Machina begins to stagnate, the show can spin off into a Mighty Nein campaign, which it has planted seeds for. If the cast wants to stick with Vox Machina, with an already-established fanbase through Critical Role, it has maintained momentum since the original Critical Role game began to air in 2015 and should easily be able to keep engagement high. The Legend of Vox Machina is in an excellent place going forward.
More: Legend Of Vox Machina Cast Guide: Every Critical Role CharacterSource: Variety