A major death has been rumored to shock fans in the debut episode of “House of Cards” season 5. Fans will be faced with incidents that they are not expecting to see.

According to Yibada, there have been rumors that Frank Underwood (played by Kevin Spacey) and his wife Claire Underwood (played by Robin Wright) will have a huge conflict in the upcoming season. Cross Map added Claire will eventually be her husband’s biggest rival in “House of Cards” Season 5.

In the previous season, Frank won the U.S presidential election. However, he was shown weak and on the hospital bed towards the conclusion of the season. Fans speculated that vice president and his wife, Claire, might rise to power in season five and eventually take Frank’s seat. It can be recalled that the relationship between the couple has been stained.

It was earlier reported that a Reddit user, named Santidreet, has speculated that Claire may indeed be the next president because Frank is going to die in the first episode of season five. The Reddit user based his prediction on the episodes of season four that showed Frank becoming weaker due to liver problems.

Another relationship that fans have been eager see what will happen next is that of Doug Stamper and Leann Harvey. The romantic connection between Doug and Leann is also expected to bloom this upcoming season, Morning News USA reported.

Meanwhile, another Reddit user, Changyang1230, has predicted that “House of Cards” Season 5 will be the last season of the series. However, Netflix has yet to address this reports.

“House of Cards” will return next year with new showrunners – Frank Pugliese and Melissa James Gibson. No official release date has been announced for “House of Cards” Season 5, but it is expected to premiere in the first quarter of 2017.