Julia (Cowboy Bebop)

It’s all…a dream.

Julia, Vicious, and Spike were comrades within the Red Dragon Syndicate. Julia had a romantic involvement with Vicious during the 2060s. Their lives took a fateful turn in 2068 when Spike, critically injured, found refuge outside Julia’s apartment, where she nursed him back to health. This moment marked the beginning of a perilous affair, ultimately leading to Spike’s proposition to abandon the Syndicate and elope with her, despite the Syndicate’s brutal punishment for desertion.

In a poignant gesture, Spike penned a letter to Julia, arranging a meeting at a graveyard. Unbeknownst to him, Vicious had uncovered their relationship and confronted Julia with a chilling ultimatum: either she had to eliminate Spike at the designated graveyard, or both of them would face certain death. In an act of defiance, Julia tore up the paper bearing the meeting location and went into hiding, leaving Spike to knowingly walk into a Syndicate ambush. He was presumed dead by the organization, and Julia was unable to communicate the grave threat imposed by Vicious.