ovides Dorothy a reprieve. It s a nice little bit of hope amid the chaos.Shapiro: It s a beautiful moment of women helping women. I feel like you don t see that very often, that kind of specific bond. That s definitely a beautiful moment and Dorothy realizes she s not alone. That everyone goes through [something like] this.(Photo by DC Universe)Niles just wants to protect Dorothy, but he also wants to protect the world from Dorothy. How do you think The Candlemaker s arrival, which is teased at the end of this episode, impact their relationship moving forward?Shapiro: I can t say too much because I don t want to spoil anything … I feel like there s definitely regret on not being completely honest. But I feel like, just that moment of the candle wax exploding and The Candlemaker emerging is everything she s been hiding, everything she s been holding deep down inside her for so long. It s just bursting at the seams. All those emotions she was holding in are just exploding.The Candlemaker is all about granting wishes because, after the third one, he becomes real. What do you think Dorothy s biggest wish is?Shapiro: I think her biggest wish is really anyone s biggest wish: just to be accepted, to have a family, and to be loved.Doom Patrol season 2 is now streaming on HBO Max and DC Universe.