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Though we were mostly concerned with the fate of Ryan and Esposito’s friendship at the end of Castle Season 4, it’s also been a while since E’s had a special someone.

We’d hoped that he’d rekindle the flame with co-worker Lanie Parish, but according to a new spoiler, things aren’t looking good for the former couple.

TV Guide columnist William Keck has been tweeting some delicious Castle deets, and on Monday, he shared the following:

So it looks like Javi will be riding solo come fall.

Did you want Espo to find a new partner in crime?