Scandal Season 4 Jake is alive
The last episode of Scandal ended on a cliffhanger with Jake being repeatedly stabbed by Russel (Scandal/ABC

Scandal season 4 is inching closer to its finale and nobody is safe from Papa Pope as he vows to take down anyone close to his daughter Olivia Pope.

Episode 21 is titled A Few Good Women, where Liv will deal with the biggest problem ever in her life.

In the pre finale, Vice President Susan Ross will hire Olivia to defend a female Navy member, who has apparently been sexually assaulted.

The official synopsis of episode 21 reads: Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle.

The episode will also reveal Foxtail as Rowan Pope's aide Russell, who has been captured and Liv trying to extract the meaning of Foxtail from him.

Meanwhile, the cast members have been teasing a dark finale which involves three major deaths. It will be interesting to see what will be the outcome of the war between the Popes.

The next episode of Scandal season 4 airs on 7 May on ABC. Watch it live stream online by clicking here to find out how Liv will solve the navy case.