• ‘Scandal’ Season 5 episode 21 (finale) spoilers, promo revealed: What happens on ‘That’s My Girl’

‘Scandal’ Season 5 episode 21 (finale) spoilers, promo revealed: What happens on ‘That’s My Girl’ (Photo : Twitter/Scandal/ABC)

"Scandal" Season 5 is moving towards its mid-season finale and things have only begun to heat up. After an explosive episode 7, the ABC's television drama is set to air Episode 8 on Nov. 12, 2015. The upcoming segment is titled "Rasputin" and sees Fitz working on a historic peace deal. Meanwhile, Olivia learns highly sensitive information. Here are spoilers for the next chapter of the series. Read on to find out what happens next.

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As the show moves forward, fans can expect more twists and turns. While Olitz's fate remains unclear, Olivia and Fitz work to win back their people.

In Episode 8 of "Scandal" Season 5, Olivia meets someone who reveals information of political value. According to the synopsis for "Rasputin" as published on ABC's official website, Olivia has an unexpected guest. This person is from The White House and has some information to reveal. But Olivia must trust her instincts while dealing with this person. As for Fitz, he is busy closing a peace deal of historic importance.

Meanwhile, Jake gets closer to his enemy with the help of Huck. At the same time, Cyrus realises that those who he trusted have been keeping secrets from him and he has been "shut out of the inner circle." This ticks him off and he decides to deal with the situation on his own. What would be Cyrus' next step?

The forthcoming segment "Rasputin" was written by Paul William Davies and it was directed by John Terlesky. "Scandal" Season 5 Episode 8 airs on Nov. 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm on ABC. Be sure to come back for more spoilers, promos and updates.