It's been 17 years since the video for Guns N' Roses' "November Rain" came out, and I still don't get it.
I know there was supposed to be a pair of sequels that wrapped up the batshit crazy plot (How did she die? Why did the Best Man leave the ceremony to solo in some desert by himself? Did they really build special stairs for Slash to climb in his ascension of Axl's piano?), but "Don't Cry" just made everything more confusing (Slash dies?) and "Estranged" had dolphins in it.
Wiki, take it away:
Much speculation exists about the shot of Axl walking past the gun store. Some take it as a sign that Axl killed his new bride. Others think it may mean that Stephanie has already visited the store, and Axl is too late to save her. Yet another theory is that, while Axl didn't physically shoot her, he may have pushed/motivated her to kill herself. There is even some confusion as to how Stephanie died. While most accept that she was shot in the head, some believe that she is killed by the lightning strike at the end of the wedding reception. However, the mirror over half her face gives credence to the "gunshot theory", as the families of head trauma victims often employ mirrors to give the appearance of a full face. It's entirely possible that the gun store was just a clever play on the band's name.
That doesn't help me at all. Anyone?
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