The Fiend is back.
Randy Orton fought for his life at WWE Fastlane versus Alexa Bliss. After his entrance, The Viper started coughing up a black substance, exactly as he did a few weeks ago on Monday Night Raw. Then when he tried to attack Bliss, flames emerged from the ground, blocking his path. He took a running start next time, but Bliss dodged him and Randy went shoulder-first into the post. Bliss toyed with Orton from there on out, nearly hitting him with a lighting rig and fireball.
As Orton inched closer to Bliss, a charred hand emerged from the ring canvas. It was soon revealed to be The Fiend Bray Wyatt. Caught looking stunned, Bliss pushed Orton into Wyatt's arms and was hit with a Sister Abigail Alexa sat on Orton for the pin and win.
The Fiend has been absent from WWE TV since Randy Orton lit him on fire during their Firefly Inferno Match at TLC 2020. Bliss and Orton have continued the story in the months since, with Alexa teasing and predicting the return of The Fiend, saying that "he will be reborn."
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