As tensions between Cain Dingle and DI Malone strength in the coming weeks, EMMERDALE viewers may be about to experience a grisly exit. Speaking of the plot, actor Mark Womack indicated that a clash between the two could result in fans not expecting an exit.
Emmerdale is never short of action, and the action is the one thing that seems to follow villager Cain Dingle (played by Jeff Hordley) around like a lost puppy. He is actually caught in the middle of an unprecedented battle between former heroin addict Will Taylor (Dean Andrews) and crooked cop DI Malone (Mark Womack), which seems to have catastrophic consequences
The plot has kept audiences on the edge of their seats, as tensions between the trio are rising.
The trouble was caused after the gun of Will was discovered by little Lucas who could have ended their innocent play-fighting in disaster when he pointed it out to the family.
Will keep the weapon as a shield from his past dark figures-Malone being one of them.
But Cain begged his desperate wife Harriet Finch (Katherine Dow Blyton) to get rid of it for her.
However, he mistakenly shot his estranged son Nate Robinson (Jurrell Carter) as night fell on the Dingle farm because he mistook him for a rustler.
Now DI Malone knows his identity and the true reason behind the latest visit to Nate's hospital, he has been hounding the father of three and playing games with his life.
But, as actor Mark addressed the goings-on between his evil character and the beloved villain Dingle, he may have inadvertently let slip that DI Malone will not be around for much longer.
The actor seemed to indicate, speaking in the past tense, that his time on the soap is over, as he said: "It was a very nice job."
Does this mean that a ruthless Cain emerges victorious as the two go head-to-head in an epic showdown?
Official Emmerdale spoilers have reported that next week, the corrupt police officer will again trouble Cain while seeking another way to torture a frightened Will by threatening the boyfriend of Will's aunt, Billy Fletcher (Jay Kontzle).
There have been rumors that Will might give up Cain to protect himself and his children, but could this sinister plot have a massive twist?
Can DI Malone and Cain finish to work together?
When questioning the prospect, Mark suggested: "It wouldn't be important, I'm not going to give away something." "That would be fantastic, but I'm not sure it's going to happen just yet." He added: "There's plenty of fun and games before that, there's plenty of juicy stuff to come, I can guarantee it to you." There's going to be more upset for another Dingle clan member somewhere in the Dales.
After finally being acquitted for the January murder of Graham Foster (Andrew Scarborough), his future looked promising now he's a free man. But next week he will suffer a massive setback because he's due to fall ill after a hospital visit from a possible heart attack.
As the villagers are growing increasingly worried about Marlon's anxiety after his release, they are doing everything they can to help him cope with life outside jail.
Ex Rhona Goskirk (Zoe Henry) is inviting him out for coffee in the expectation that he can talk about the traumatic encounter and how it will go forward, but when she learns the severity of his suffering, she remains distraught.