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Chapter Thirteen: The Passion of Sabrina Spellman" is the second episode of the second part of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and the thirteenth episode of the series overall.[1]

Synopsis

A sinister guest visits Spellman Mortuary. Theo faces a cast of cruel critics, and Roz and Harvey pursue an extra-steamy school assignment.

Plot

SPOILERS AHEAD
 
 
Lilith summons the Dark Lord to her home, the Dark Lord is irritated that she dared summon him. She tells him that she cannot protect Sabrina if she does not know what its plans are for her. The Dark Lord answers that Sabrina will be his prophet on Earth. Jealous, Ms Wardwell tells the Dark Lord that Sabrina is not worthy as she will balk at doing evil. The Dark Lord suggests that they will strike a wager to discover Sabrina's soul true nature; good or evil. He adds that when he is proven right, Mrs Wardwell will have to resume her service to him and never question his will again. 

During the night, the Dark Lord appears in Sabrina's room, telling her that it is time for her to make her dark devotions to him. She tells him that she will not do what he wants her to do. He answers that he warned her, when she signed his book, that she could not deny him. He then asks a surprised Sabrina to steal a pack of gum before leaving.

The next morning, Sabrina tells her aunts and Ambrose  that the Dark Lord visited her during the night. Zelda is upset to discover that she slept throught the Dark Lord's visit. She tells Sabrina that the task he asked her to perform is a sacred obligation between her and the Dark Lord and that doing such a task would prove her dedication to the Path of Night. Zelda then tells Sabrina that she must perform the task or suffer the consequences, such as bad thing happening to her and those around her.

Sabrina enters in a local store and heads to steal a pack of gum, as tasked by the Dark Lord.  Ms Wardwell appears and stops her from doing it, telling her that it is not like her. She offers her money to pay for it, which Sabrina refuses, saying she does not want the gum anymore and leaves the store. Ms Wardwell casts a coin look over her shoulder at the Dark Lord, seated at a nearby table. 

At the Academy of Unseen Arts , Zelda arrives Father Blackwood 's office just as Sister Shirley Jackson exits. The two witches are unhappy to see each other and Shirley leaves. Zelda enters and Father Blackwood tells her that the Academy is presenting a play for the coven's edification and diversion : The Passion of Lucifer Morningstar. He tells her that he wrote a new adaptation that Sister Shirley did not approve and asks Zelda to be the new co-director and elocution coach to the production, which she accepts. 

At Baxter High , students are told that they will be working on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The teacher tells the students to find a partner and pick a scene to present to the rest of the class. Harvey stares at Roz who looks up at him and giggles. He asks her to be his partner, her playing Juliet and him Romeo. Roz accepts, but seems recalcitrant to the idea, because there is a kissing scene. She then has a vision of her and Harvey sharing a passionate kiss. Returning to reality, Roz asks Harvey if he has talked to Sabrina. He answers that they did not talk in a while and that they are still figuring things out. 

At the Church of Night , Zelda rehearses with Nick and Dorcas, while Sabrina watches. Prudence sits by Sabrina, telling her that she must be jealous that Dorcas is playing the romantic lead opposite Nick. Sabrina answers that she is fine. Prudence tells her that she thought she broke up with Harvey so she could be with Nick. Sabrina tells her that Nick is just a friend and moves to sit on the side of the stage. Watching the rehearsal, Sabrina whispers that Dorcas is a terrible actress, as the Dark Lord appears, telling her that the role should be hers. He suggests that she pulls a pin holding a rope with a sand bag hanging above Dorcas. Sabrina pulls the pin and the sand bag falls on Dorcas. It turns out that it was just an illusion; the pin is still in place. Sabrina starts repeating "I won't do it" out loud, with the others looking at her, asking who she is talking to. She answers that she was talking to no one and they all leave for lunch. 

At Baxter High, Theo hesitates in front of the boy's locker room. He opens the door and walks past several boys who stare at him. The boys sit and wait for Theo to take off his clothes, laughing at him. Frustrated, Theo slams his locker and leaves the room. 

In the Church of Night, Nick approaches Sabrina and asks her to run lines with her. She accepts but ask him why he is not doing it with Dorcas, to which he answers that "[he is] not really feelin' it with her", adding that he was hoping Sabrina would be the one playing Lilith, the lead role. They start rehearsing, and there seems to be a love tension between them.

In Father Blackwood's office, Zelda gives her opinion about Father Blackwood's adapatation of the play. She specifies that in the sacred Satanic texts, Lilith provided for herself and did not wander helplessly in the wilderness as written in Father Blackwood's adaptation. The warlock seems upset and Zelda leaves his office. In the hall, a statue almost falls on her, as we see Sister Jackson and other faculty members staring at her.

While rehearsing with Nick, Sabrina experiences a flashback with Harvey and tells Nick she should go. As she stands to leave, the Dark Lord appears and Sabrina chokes with an apple. She struggles for air before passing out. 

At home, Sabrina wakes up in her room next to her aunt Hilda. Her aunt tells her that she choked on an apple and that then Nick teleported her home. Sabrina tells her aunt that the Dark Lord made her choke because she has not done what he asked to do. Hilda confides to Sabrina that the Dark Lord tasked her after her own baptism and that nothing happened after she did it. She then asks Sabrina why she is resisting him. Sabrina answers that "if [she] says yes to this one thing, it'll be harder to say no the next." Hilda suggests to Sabrina that it would be easier to resist the Dark Lord's influence if she goes back to be with her mortal friends. 

Sabrina returns to Baxter High where she finds Harvey and Roz. Harvey tells her that Roz and him are playing Romeo and Juliet together. Roz suggests that they find a scene with three characters to include Sabrina, which she refuses. In english class, the teacher pairs Sabrina with Billy Marlin , as she watches Roz and Harvey together across the room. The Dark Lord speaks to Sabrina throught Billy, telling her "the mortal belongs to [her]". She turns her head to find the Dark Lord seated next to her. 

In a locker room, Sabrina runs into Theo. He tells her that he still has to change in the girl's locker room because of Billy and his friends making fun of him. He asks Sabrina if there is "some witchy way [they] could take care of Billy". She gives Theo a small rope with the power to make Billy fall each time he pulls it. As Sabrina take off her shirt, Theo tells her she has claw marks on her back, which she finds out looking at the mirror. Ms Wardwell inspects the marks and tells Sabrina they are called the "Devil's Claw". Sabrina confides that she is defying the Dark Lord and Ms Wardwell tells her she is right defy Him. She then looks past Sabrina and looks back and smiles. 

In the Church of Night, Dorcas rehearses as Zelda tells her that she is not saying the words right. Zelda tries to speak but a frog pops out of her mouth. She holds the frog and asks the students which one of them did this to her. Prudence tells her that the frog is Sister Shirley Jackson 's familiar. 

Sabrina and Billy rehearse in a café, with Roz and Havey seating nearby. Billy tells Sabrina that it must be hard watching her ex-boyfriend and her best friend getting together. She forces a smile, saying she is happy for them. Sabrina stares a Harvey and Roz and suddently, a milkshake on their table starts to move toward the edge. The Dark Lord appears behind Sabrina telling her do push the milkshake with her powers. The milkshake falls. It was just an illusion; the milkshake is still on the table. Sabrina screams that "[she is] not doing it" and leaves the café. 

In the Spellman's kitchen, Zelda is preparing to cook Sister Shirley's familiar to send her a message, so she will find her footing at the Academy. Hilda carries the frog away, telling her sister that the familiar is innocent. 

In the attic, Sabrina tells Ambrose she needs space from the Dark Lord. Ambrose tells her to eat raw onions and nail a horseshoes above her doors and windows. Sabrina asks what task the Dark Lord had Ambrose do after his baptism. With tears, he tells her he had to send a letter to an old classmate who had a crush on him once the boy became a man with a wife and children, without specifying what was in the letter. 

In her room, Sabrina hammers horsehoes and eats a raw onion. The next morning, she wakes up and start screaming looking in the mirror. She found out the claw marks on her back grew. At school, Sabrina asks Ms Wardwell for advice. She asks the young witch if she has any outstanding spells and Sabrina recalls giving the rope to Theo. 

While Theo opens his locker in the boy's locker room, sanitary napkings and tampons spill out on the floor. Angry, he storms out. Sabrina walks quickly in the hall, looking for Billy. Just then, Billy trips and falls in the stairs, breaking his leg. Sabrina sees Theo holding the magic rope. Later, Theo tells her he could hear a voice telling him to do it that "it would be so easy". Sabrina realizes the words were whispered in Theo's ears by the Dark Lord.

At the Spellman's house Zelda and Hilda are making a doll to use against Sister Shirley. 

In English class, the teacher tells Harvey and Sabrina that as a result of Billy's accident and Roz having the chickenpox, they will be partners for the rest of the Romeo and Juliet assignment. In the library, Harvey tells Sabrina he would understand if she does not want to be in the scene with him, but she says that she has no problem doing it. They start reading their lines which leads them to kiss. 

Later, in Harvey's bedroom, they kiss passionately on the bed. Sabrina unbuttons Harvey's shirt and discovers claw marks on his chest. In shock, she asks him what they are, but Harvey cannot see the marks. Sabrina climbs off of him saying it was a mistake for her to forget what she was. Upset, Harvey tells her he does not care what she is and does want her to pull away from him again. She answers that she has to do it in order to protect him. Angry, Harvey says he does not need her protection and that if she cannot keep messing with his head. Sabrina leaves, saying it will never happen again. 

At night, Sabrina spots Salem unconscious in front of the Spellman Mortuary . She steps closer and notices a pool of vomit next to him. She takes the cat in her arms and turns around to see the Dark Lord in the cemetery behind the house. She confronts him, asking why he is punishing her loved ones. He says that she denied him. Sabrina tells Him she will steal the gum as he asked, but the Dark Lord answers he now needs a greater devotion. He tells the young witch he wants her to burn Baxter High while it is empty and everything he did to punish her will disappear. 

The same night, Sabrina walks the hall at Baxter High carrying a gas can. Ms Wardwell, hiding in her office with the Dark Lord, tells him that Sabrina will not do what he asked of her. Sabrina, in tears, pours gas on the school's floor and lights a match. As she is about to start a fire, the Dark Lord stops her, saying she proved her heart. 

At the Spellman house, Sabrina finds a healthy Salem in her room. She inspects her back and smiles as she finds no trace of the claw marks. 

The next morning in the kitchen, Zelda tells Sabrina that Dorcas is sick with the chickenpox, which means she will play Lilith in front of the coven that evening. Sabrina remembers the Dark Lord whispering in her ears that the "role should be [hers]". 

At the  Church of Night, the students play The Passion of Lucifer Morningstar, with Agatha playing Stolas and Nick playing Lucifer and Sabrina playing Lilith, the leading  roles. From the back of the church, Lilith watches a romantic scene between the two characters, tears welling in her eyes. 

The same night, a celebration takes place at Dorian's Gray Room. Prudence and Ambrose, attracted to each other, get closer. Nick and Sabrina sit together and the young witch confides to the warlock that the Dark Lord gave her a task but stopped her from doing it at the last moment. Dorian arrives with drinks, telling them they are compliments of the Dark Lord who enjoyed their performance. 

In her cottage, Lilith kneels in front of the Dark Lord who reminds her he always win. Telling her she must be lonely, he gives her back Stolas, her familiar, as a consolation prize before vanishing. 

At the comic store, Sabrina runs into Harvey who seems unhappy to see her. He tells her he is going to visit Roz before leaving. Sabrina watches him leave. She then spots the display of gum on the counter. She picks up a pack of gum with a wicked smile on her face.

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References

  1. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2 - The Story Continues...

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