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The Blacklist Exclusive Sneak Peek: Will Red Finally Reveal Why He Chose Elizabeth?

Next Monday, The Blacklist (NBC, 10/9c) will inch even closer to unveiling the mystery at the center of the new hit drama: Why did Red Reddington handpick Elizabeth Keen to take part in his puzzling game?

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The following exclusive first look at the installment finds Megan Boone’s alter ego demanding answers — one specifically — from James Spader’s ex (?) criminal. “If I’m going to help you,” she declares, “I want something in return: the truth. I want to know why you chose me.”

His response? Well, you’ll have to press PLAY below to find out. Why do you think Red insisted on working with Elizabeth? Hit the comments!