This actually gives some fuel to the hope that V will have neither Seth nor Gill nor Dictator as the actual boss - but of course Gill can easily show up as regular or secret / bonus since its obvious the story will bridge 4 and 3.
If I struggled to the end of my determination, to the end of my way of life with my followers, if the result is ruin, then this ruin is inevitable. Grieve. Shed tears. But you cannot regret.