Evil – S04E06 – How to Dance in Three Easy Steps | Transcript

A possibly-possessed dancer leads Kristin, David and Ben to a dance troupe with coven-like practices. Sheryl reaches her breaking point with Leland.
Evil - S04E06 - How to Dance in Three Easy Steps

Season 4 – Episode 6
Episode title:
How to Dance in Three Easy Steps
Release date:
June 27, 2024

Plot: The search for a demonic house’s kingpin leads to a dance troupe that may also be a coven. At a dance performance, David sees a potentially malevolent spirit, though a troupe member says it is just a muse. Megan, an ex-troupe member, claims the troupe has been harassing her for speaking out against them, ultimately branding her with a demonic sigil. When Ben deduces that Megan branded herself, the Entity takes her away, concluding she is the leader of the demonic house. Kabiru asks David to use remote viewing to locate several kidnapped priests and nuns in Ethiopia. During a vision of the captives, David prays to God for help, which prevents a priest from having his throat slit. However, when the captor turns the knife on himself, David fears he may be responsible. After Kristen’s daughters post a viral video version of Boggs’ story, he is on the cusp of literary success. However, writer’s block prevents him from continuing with the book, until the “muse” appears by his side. During a secret visit to Kristen’s house, Sheryl deduces that Leland has tried to use Andy to harm her granddaughters. Furious, she trashes Leland’s home and waits to confront him when he returns home.

* * *

[panting softly]

How long has she been doing this?

Two months.

I’m sorry, what? Nonstop?

She dances till she collapses, and then she’s up again.

She dances when she eats?

She doesn’t eat.

They have to cuff her down,

take her to the infirmary, force-feed her.

I can’t believe she killed her kids.

When the police arrived, she was dancing in their blood.

She said that something made her do it.

Is she requesting the exorcism?

No, her parents are.

And you agree with them?

Have you ever heard of the tarantella?

The dance in the 16th century to alleviate sins.

Yes. [sighs]

I think she’s dancing because she’s guilty.

♪ ♪


Katherine, would you like to sit down?


KRISTEN: Why not?

Bad things will happen.

To who?


To everyone you love.

Who’s gonna hurt us?

[panting softly]

[demonic voice]: I will.

Are you the one who killed Katherine’s children?

How could Katherine ever be exceptional

if she was held back by those graceless vermin?

They were robbing the world of knowing greatness.

So, you killed them?

[gasps, sobs]

[normal voice]: Please, Mama!

Don’t hurt us, please.

Don’t hurt us. [cries]

[demonic laughter]

[demonic voice]: The best thing those kids

had to offer the world…

was their blood.

[growling softly]

KRISTEN: It looks like

bipolar schizoaffective disorder…

a combination of psychotic delusions

and manic episodes.

The exhaustion doesn’t help either.

Yesterday, she threw three guards off.

I was there.

She threw them across the room.

Is she well enough to be exorcised?

The infirmary doctors believe so.

We’ll do our best.

♪ ♪

♪ ♪

A bullet?


What are we looking for?

Several Tigrayan clerics and nuns

were abducted by Ethiopian security forces.

We need to find where they’re being held so we can intervene.

You understand the urgency?

These belong to them?


But you don’t know if they’re alive or dead?


Focus on these PSI coordinates.

What are you seeing?

I’m seeing a snake.

Describe it, don’t define it.

Or a tunnel.

Or actually it could be a roller coaster.


You have too many AOLs.


Analytical overlays.

You’re interpreting what you see instead of naming it.

And it renders our work useless.

Okay, then what? I… I can’t turn it on and off.

Take an hour. Take a walk.

Start again.

Start again with what?


Block the noise from your head.

[overlapping arguing]


Okay. Get a mop.

I am not going down in that basement.

[overlapping chatter]

It’s right at the top.

It’s not down with the bats.

Yeah, like you know where the bats are.

Excuse me, then.

[phone ringing]

I got it!

I’ll get it.

Let me answer the phone.

Bouchard residence, Lexis speaking.

SHERYL [over phone]: Hi, sweetie.

Oh, Rad G! I miss you.

Oh, wait, ask her how Tim is,

I can’t wait to see him again.

Um, listen, I have Timothy today,

and, um, I can’t find his Boo-Boo Bunny anywhere.

He’s been crying without it.

Is it at your house maybe?

Grandma can’t find Timmy’s Bunny.

She thinks she left it here.

I think I saw it upstairs.

No, no, in the kitchen.

Can I have the phone?

Grandma, Mom won’t be happy you called.

SHERYL: I know, I know, and I’m sorry.

I hate to be a nuisance. But where is she?

She has an exorcism tonight.

[chuckles] It’s such an odd occupation…

“My mom has an exorcism tonight.”

LEXIS: Found it!

It was in our closet.

How is that possible? He wasn’t even up there.

Is there any chance that you could bring it to me?

I think Lynn is right.

I don’t think your mother would want me to come over.

ZOE: Pulse 70 beats per minute.

Blood pressure’s a little high.

[thunder rumbling]

I’ll recheck it every 20 minutes.

Holy Lord, Almighty Father,

everlasting God and Father of

our Lord Jesus Christ…


BRASS: who once and for all consigned that fallen

and apostate tyrant to the flames of hell…

[demonic voice]: Fuck you and your God!

Hasten to our call for help and snatch from ruination

and from the clutches of the noonday devil

this human being made in your image and likeness…


Let me go!

Faster, Father, faster.

BRASS: I compel thee, demon from hell,

in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of this woman.

Katherine, we’re trying to help you.

They’re here.

They’re in hell. This is hell!

[Brass continues praying]

Hell has opened up.

It’s here.

Our Father, who art in heaven,

hallowed be Thy name.

Hell has opened up.

It’s here.

Thy Kingdom come.

Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.

BRASS: Let Your mighty hand cast him

out of Your servant Katherine,

so he may no longer hold captive this person

who it pleased You to make in Your image

and to redeem through Your Son,

who lives and reigns with You

in the unity of the Holy Spirit God

for ever and ever. Amen.

[prisoners speaking Tigrinya]

[both speaking Tigrinya]

[singing “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” in Tigrinya]

[all singing along]

[guard speaks Tigrinya]

[heart monitor beeping]

BRASS: Strike terror, Lord,

into the beast now laying waste to your vineyard.


David, are you all right?

BRASS: Lest he despise those who put their trust in you,

and say with Pharaoh of old,

“I know not God, nor will I set Israel free.”

[sings “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” in Tigrinya]

[continues singing]

[monitor flatlines]

BRASS: Katherine.

KRISTEN: Katherine.

Katherine, can you hear me?

Doctor, medical now!

It was cardiac arrest from cardiomyopathy.

But you… you checked her vitals.


All I can say is an electrolyte imbalance

may have impacted her heart.

And… something else.


I don’t know what to say about this.

There was nothing wrong with her feet before.

Her feet?

ZIMMER: What is it?

As far as I can tell it’s… gangrene.


How could she?

ZOE: She couldn’t.

All we can think is the body deteriorated

at an accelerated rate.

But I’ve never seen anything like this.


What’s that?

ZOE: I don’t know.

A prison tattoo maybe?

BEN: And we’re back with sigils again.

No matter how far away we go,

we always end up right back here.


There it is.

What’s the “X” about?

It means it’s been vanquished.

Vanquished? What does that mean?

Vanquished by who?

The Entity?

Oh, my God, is this some of your James Bond-Vatican shit?

KRISTEN: Wait, what does it mean to vanquish them?

Does that mean to…

kill them?

They say no.

But if the demonic force dies, they can X it out.

We aren’t getting some loser asshole killed, are we?


Wait, that sounded like a hesitant David no.

I would not be involved if it were.


So, if this house was vanquished,

where did Katherine get the tattoo?

I don’t know.

So, who does?

[distant siren wailing]

I’m sorry, that’s impossible.

It’s not.

It was a failed exorcism and she died.

This was tattooed on her heel.

No one remembered it being there before.

Who was being exorcised?

Katherine Orlander.

An ex-professional dancer.

She murdered her daughters.

You said she’s dead?


There’s a chance this demonic house will remain vanquished

if she’s the last.

If there are others, that is bad news.

DAVID: How do you find out if there are others?

I don’t. You do.

You need to find out why she had this sigil on her body.

If this house has been restored, we need to know immediately.


A prison.

Priests and nuns.

A priest with wrinkled hands.

Good man.

Calmed them.

You are a continual surprise, David.

Was this in Ethiopia?

I-I have no idea. But, who was it?

Father Addiso.

He and his flock are under threat of torture and death.

Any sense where they’re being held?

It was at night, uh…

The only thing I saw outside was…

a monument.

A spire.

An obelisk.

How tall?

Maybe five stories.

Thank you, David.

This will save lives.

[singing “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” in Tigrinya]

♪ ♪

♪ ♪

♪ ♪


[clicks pen]



Um… so, what are you looking for?

An objective read.

Yeah, I have a lot of friends, and-and I can’t tell if…

they’re being nice when they say nice things.

So, you’re paying me to be objective?

Yes. And I must say this is, is weird,

me being on the receiving end of my usual therapy.

So let’s start with the main character.

I’m not sure exactly what he wants.


Uh, he wants truth, so…

that’s why he’s telling a story about girls

cannibalizing their mother?

It’s a meta-narrative.

I’m invoking the tropes of the genre

to ask questions of the genre.

I mean, I…

I recognize my plot is trying to accomplish a lot.

TOBER: I’d be more compelled to agree

if it had a plot.

You have words…

so many words… but, um…

but no actual plot to speak of.

[clicks pen]

Do you have an issue with me?


I have an issue with someone who hasn’t invested

all their time and passion into their craft.

You don’t know anything about me, kid.


I know you’re a therapist.

I know you’re over 60 or whatever.

And I know that your mix of fiction

and nonfiction is all over the map.


Thank you.

You paid for an objective opinion…

And I said thank you.

Next time I order a Frappuccino,

make sure you get the order right.

I don’t work in a coffee shop.

Not yet.

Get the fuck out.

Do you validate?

Oh, shit.

[slams door]



[“New Year” by Kynsy playing]

♪ There’s a place where all the people lie ♪

♪ A thousand times in false pride ♪

♪ And they can say it ♪

♪ If you ask them to ♪

♪ They will tell you to ♪

♪ If you want them to ♪

♪ And I can be there… ♪

MAN: Stop!

What the fuck? Stop.

Shut the music off.

What the flying fuck?

Marcy, what the hell are you doing?

If you want to create your own steps, there.

Take my seat.

Those were the steps.

Fuck you, they were not.

I saw you thinking the whole time.

And if I can see you think, I am not watching you move.


Is this hard, keeping your posture?

No. I could do this all day.


Effort is the opposite of elegance.

Shall I warm your leg?

No, I’m fine.

KRISTEN: Excuse me?


Who are you?

We’re from H.R.,

and I’m just about ready to film this bullshit.

Ah, are you feeling triggered, madame?

I’m feeling like you enjoy torturing your dancers.

I enjoy precision. You do, too.

Only you don’t want to know how it’s achieved.

BEN: Okay, um, we’re here

because of Katherine Orlander.

Ten minutes.


Are you with the police?

No, the Church.

Ah, a priest?


I love you guys. Ritual. Incense.

The robes. Oh, my God.

So theatrical.

What do you need, “Father”?

Tell us about Katherine.

She was with us for six years.

She left a year ago.

When she murdered her children?


Wow, you sound saddened.

Well, now that you ask,

I don’t want children dead,

but I do want my dancers focused.

Have you seen this tattoo before?

No, what is it? The sign of the devil?

Why do you ask that?

Because you are with the Church.

Aren’t you obsessed with the devil?

And dance is evil, right?

Where would we be without evil?

Is that why you abuse your dancers?

Oh, my fucking god.

If people want to dance for fun,

they should do Zumba at the Y.

Does anyone feel “abused”?

If so, feel free to leave.

There are a thousand people who would kill to take your place.


Now get the fuck out of my studio.

♪ ♪

Fucking piece of shit!

BEN: Father, Father.

No wonder Katherine had a psychotic break,

with all that physical and psychological abuse.

We should talk to the other dancers.

You’re right. Let’s go.

You know what?

Maybe just me.

Might be better just one-on-one.

I’ll catch you later.




How far away is your car?

Uh, six minutes.

Mine’s four minutes away.

Do you mind if I wait with you?

You’re asking questions about Katherine?


Are you a dancer? You look like a dancer.

No, but I, uh, I used to climb.



Let me see your hands.

Come on.

No, they’re too soft. You’re lying.

Well, I don’t climb anymore.

I have to make a living.

Oh, yeah.

I’ve heard of those “livings.” How’s it going for you?

You sound a little dismissive.

I watched my parents make a living.

Death sounded better.

[chuckles] Oh, my God.


I’m Kristen.


Nice to meet you.

You, too.

So your, um… your choreographer.

He seems a bit intense.

He’s definitely obsessive, but he’s…

No, he’s not malicious.

But I can understand how some people find it hard not to

take that personally.

Like Katherine?

Katherine was a sensitive soul.

Is that why she killed her daughters,

because she was sensitive?

Why do you think she killed her daughters?

Gosh, um, I don’t know.

Maybe she didn’t want to be a mom anymore.

Come tonight.

To where?

Our show.

It’s just us, the women. No Hossam.

Yeah, I think you’ll get a better sense of

what The Movement really does.

“The Movement”?

Was-was Katherine part of The Movement?

Here’s a ticket.


Hey, looks like I beat you.

Oh, well, lucky I’m a good sport.

[chuckling]: Yeah.

And… wear white.

Tonight. White looks better on you.

[car door closes]

[phone ringing]


Hey, I found an ex-dancer

who started an online group

accusing the troupe of recruiting her to satanism.

You’re kidding?


We’re gonna go see her now. You want to join?




You’re Megan?

Yeah, yeah. Sorry about all of this.

We have a recital this weekend

and I’m super behind on costumes.

You teach dance?

To preschoolers.

It’s more like herding adorable cats.

But I had to find a way to make ends meet

after leaving the troupe.

You didn’t want to join another dance company?

I tried.

But turns out I’ve been blacklisted from

every company for my video about the troupe.

DAVID: You had issues with Hossam?

No. No. The problem was never him.

It was his dancers. Especially Isabella.

They were threatened by Katherine.

So they set out to destroy her.


[chuckles nervously]

I know this sounds crazy, but they, uh…

they put a hex on her.

Something to drive her nuts.

How do you know?

Because they did the same thing to me.

I found this

in my bed last week.

Apparently it’s supposed to represent me.

They said that if I dare speak out again,

I’ll dance with Katherine in hell.

DOMINIC: So, you think the other dancers are

the keepers of the sigil then?


We’re not sure…

We haven’t heard their side of the story.

They left her a voodoo doll.

It’s hard to imagine there’s another side to this story.

Well, I’m going to ask Isabella more tonight.


She invited me to a performance.



Okay, keep me in touch.

David, can we talk for a minute alone?

Good luck, Mr. Bond.

What was that about?


We have coordinates for a new target.

For the priests and nuns?

Yes, your last vision helped us figure out

they’d been transported to Axum.

How long do they have?

We don’t know.

Maybe hours.

LAURA: Okay, Timothy.

Once upon a time,

there were four beautiful daughters…

From Dr. Boggs’s book?

That’s not right for a baby.

LEXIS: Timothy isn’t a normal baby. He’s very special.

The four beautiful daughters…

LILA: Were very happy together.

Until, tragically, their mother fell

deathly ill…



Oh, my God.

Goodbye, my daughters.



The suburban mountain-climbing housewife in white.

And her friends.

David and Ben wanted to come, too.

Sure. The more the merrier.

So, tell us about Megan.

Megan Tyree? What do you want to know?

She says you’re all satanists.

Born and bred. Proud of it.

What’s with the creepy doll you sent her?

ISABELLA: The corn husk doll?

Yeah, we sent one to everyone in The Movement.

What’d she say?

That you hexed Katherine and now you’re coming for her.

Yep, that’s the plan.

What do you think she’s reacting to?

Art. Fun. Sex. Dance.

[chuckles] She’s a prude, okay?

Fine, that’s her path,

it’s just a shame she got into Katherine’s head.

DAVID: How so?

This conversation is boring.

I’m interested.

Take off your shoes.


I want to see what your feet look like.

Sure, if you answer our questions.


Megan convinced Katherine that we were immoral.

Once Katherine went down that path,

she just saw everything as good or evil.

It’s not?


It’s… beautiful or ugly.

It’s art for art’s sake, it’s…

pleasure for pleasure’s sake.

You’re saying she killed because she saw things

as good or evil?

Stay after the show.

She likes you.

I would say more than likes you.

Just doing my job, guys.

♪ ♪

[girls’ overlapping chatter]

Pizza. Oh, my God, it has to have pizza.

I thought it would be like a Victorian-style thing.

Ooh, yeah, Victorian!

That squirts blood all over it.

Yeah, yeah, yeah.

I could draw pictures and we could

make it into a book together.

No, no, no, no. That’s, like, old-school.

Okay, here we go. You know what we’re gonna do?

We’re gonna make a picture book. It’s like A.I.

Timothy will love this.

It’s way easier than, like, drawing it ourselves.


“Victorian House.”

[scary music plays]

That’s kind of cool.

That’s scary.

And we can even upload pictures of ourselves

to make it even cooler.

Then just give it a suggestion like

“Old-Timey Victorian.”

Oh, my God.

[overlapping chatter]

We look like princesses.

Could we do like “a mom dying”?


And see what comes up?

Scarlet fever.

Like something cool like that.

[overlapping suggestions]

Okay. See? We can make our own book with this.

Won’t that scare Timothy?

Kids love gross stuff.


Wait, we can put it online. Crowdsource it.

It’s not our story to crowdsource.

Then we’ll put his name on it. Boggs.


[“Night of the Dancing Flame” by Róisín Murphy playing]

♪ Curiosity ♪

♪ The young and the free ♪

♪ There for all to see ♪

♪ Entranced ♪

♪ Burned by the flame ♪

♪ Have your senses taken leave ♪

♪ Into the fire of true belief ♪

♪ It’s the orgy of the free ♪

♪ It was at first as ♪

♪ If they were shadows ♪

♪ Shimmering visions ♪

♪ By the light of the dancing flame ♪

♪ Bodies in motion ♪

♪ The sound of the ocean ♪

♪ Came into vision ♪

♪ On the night of the dancing flame… ♪

Do you see that?

BEN: See what?

DAVID: That thing… in the sheet?

♪ Bodies are writhing still ♪

♪ There in the moonlight ♪

♪ With my head up held high ♪

♪ Wish I could keep on walking by, but I ♪

♪ Find myself drawn to you ♪

♪ I let you do what you want to do. ♪

[whispering indistinctly]


♪ ♪

[door closes]

I’d rather we just talk, David.

I want Ben and Kristen to hear.

We’re in this together.

What sigil are we investigating?

It was wiped from the Earth 200 years ago.

That’s why it was X’d off.

But now it appears to be revitalized.

What does the house represent?

A gathering of extremely powerful necromancers.

Very rare

because its leadership is passed down matrilineally.

So, we’re talking witches?

It’s become a politicized word,

so I hesitate to use it.


You have no concern about keeping women from abortion

or birth control, I mean, why stop now?

David, we need to talk.

BEN: No, I’d love to hear.

We’ve already hunted werewolves and demons.

Are we now hunting witches?

Okey dokey.

Father Dominic wants us to look into these dancers.

Of course he does. Because they’re witches?

No. Because he doesn’t know.


We’ve been doing this assessing for how many years now?

A few.

And how many men have we assessed?

I don’t know.


Do you know how many women?


Why is that?

I don’t know, uh…

Women are more sensitive, maybe…

BEN: Mm, mm, mm, mm, mm.

Which is a great quality.

But it perhaps makes them more susceptible to manipulation.

Come on, talk to any QAnon dad,

and tell me who’s more susceptible to manipulation.

So, why do you think that we’re doing more female exorcisms?

Because when women go against their accepted roles,

the Church labels them as possessed or witches.

But what about your field? Jung, Freud.

Their obsession with female hysteria?

Penis envy…

BEN: Okay, guys, guys, guys.

Bottom line is we’re looking for witches.

We’ve been asked to look into the dance troupe.

That’s it.

“And unto Enoch was born Irad…

“and Irad begat Mehujael…

and Meh…”

[phone buzzing]

“Methusael begat Lamech…”

It’s Boggs. Do you have more notes?


Oh, my God, you’re hilarious.

What do you need, Tober?

I was just calling to see

if you wanted to get some coffee.

I would love to brainstorm on a possible collab.

A collab? What do you mean?

For the screenplay.

I’m not saying that you need me as a cowriter,

but, um, it just might be good in terms of optics,

given the marketplace.

You know, a younger person.

Listen, I know you’re probably fielding, like, a ton of offers.

I mean, you’ve already got half a million views…


[stammering]: What are we talking about?

Your cannibal mom story.

[dramatic music playing]

“LAURA: ” When their beloved mother passed away,

four daughters took what they loved most about her…”

LILA: “Her liver, her hands, her eyes, her heart…”

LEXIS: “They put it all into shopping bags.

They took it to the grave.”

[sinister laughter]

Are you serious?

♪ ♪


Can you call the rest of my appointments for today

and schedule them for tomorrow?

ASSISTANT: Yes, Doctor.

[fingers cracking]

♪ ♪

♪ Thine be the glory ♪

♪ Risen, conquering Son ♪

♪ Endless is the victory ♪

♪ Thou o’er death hast won… ♪

[Addiso sings “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” in Tigrinya]

[booth door opens, closes]

In the name of the Father, the Son,

and the Holy Spirit, amen.

Go ahead.

How long has it been since your last confession?

WOMAN: 12 years?


Probably when I first learned to masturbate. [chuckles]

The priest, he was really excited about that.

Do you have a confession?

[stifled laugh] No.

I just want to talk.


What did it say to you?

What did what?

The spirit at the show last night.

[quietly]: I saw her whispering in your ear.

The demon?

It’s not a demon.

It told me to shed my God and know greatness.

That’s demonic.

Everything you don’t understand, Father…

isn’t demonic.

What killed Katherine was.

What killed Katherine was her own guilt.

You had just as much to do with that, Father, as I did.

Do you practice witchcraft?


When two or more men are gathered,

it’s a church.

Two or more women are gathered…

[groans softly]

[quietly]: it’s a coven.

What was it?

What did I see last night?

A muse.

Pray to it…


You need it.

[booth door closes]

[singing “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” in Tigrinya]

[singing continues]

[speaks Tigrinya]

[singing continues]

[speaks Tigrinya]

[singing continues]

[speaks Tigrinya]



[speaking Tigrinya]

[speaking Tigrinya]


God, God, please… Please, help me.

♪ ♪


[speaking Tigrinya]

No, no, no, no.


[all gasp]

♪ Risen, conquering Son ♪

♪ Endless is the victory ♪

♪ Thou o’er death hast won ♪

♪ Angels in bright raiment. ♪

[whispering indistinctly]

LAURA: “And then, the cannibal mother

“started up the stairs,

“with her red eyes glowing.”

[phone buzzing]

[Timothy laughing]

Stomp, stomp. [laughs]

Oh, we-we got to go. Mom’s gonna be home soon.

Oh, will you come back? Timothy loves you guys so much.

Yeah, we have to finish the story.


[Timothy laughing]

Laura, what-what’s that?

LAURA: What?

There. What…?

LAURA: Oh, this?

Dad gave it to me.

Andy gave you this?

Yeah. Why?


♪ ♪


LAURA: A few weeks ago.

When he fell down.

SHERYL: When he was taken away?

He wasn’t taken away. He was… sick.

Right. Um…

Did he put this over your bed?

Yeah, he said when I slept, I should put it over my head.

Lynn, can I talk to you?

Why was your dad sent away?


Because I need to know.

Did your mom tell you why?

He was having addiction issues.

And he fell down on the floor with a needle.

[exhales sharply]



♪ ♪

Motherfucking asshole nightmare.

You are fucking dead!


Ah, fuck!

KRISTEN: ♪ Find myself drawn to you ♪

♪ I let you do what you want to do ♪

♪ You had your wicked ways ♪

♪ There on the site of the dancing flame ♪

[phone buzzes]

♪ Visions ♪

♪ By the light of the dancing flame ♪

♪ Bodies in motion. ♪

[door opens]

Thank you for coming, David.

And thank you for working so hard to locate Father Addiso.

You located him?

Even better.

For some reason, General Girma killed himself.

Stabbed himself with his own machete.

Do you know why?

No, he was torturing the captives

when he turned the machete on himself.

♪ ♪


I have a confession to make.


No, you don’t.

It’s a good thing, David.

No matter how it happened, it was God’s work.

Murder is God’s work?

If it prevents a greater sin.

This did.


I am…

I am harmed by this work.

I feel angry when I go into someone who is angry…

David… I understand.

But you’re saving lives.

[knock at door]


Excuse me, Father. David…

[sobbing, murmuring]

Megan, what happened?

What did you tell them?

BEN: Tell who?

The Movement!

We didn’t tell anybody anything.

Then why… why did they do this to me?

I was out on a walk

and then, suddenly, I heard cackling

and whispering all around me.

And then I felt a sharp pain in my side.

I thought it was a cramp at first,

and then I smelled burning flesh.

My flesh!

They attacked you?

Yeah, from a distance.

How do you know?

It’s what they did with Katherine.

They’re dancing in the woods tonight

to seek vengeance against anyone who opposes them.

This is what happened

the night before Katherine murdered her kids.

[crickets chirping]

[“Ghosts & Pains” by Wildbirds & Peacedrums playing]


♪ Bend out the bless ♪

♪ A heart pushes the smell of jungle ♪

♪ From piles of ghosts ♪

♪ And give what you got ♪

♪ Give all the way ♪

♪ Like falling down ♪

♪ Without being afraid ♪

♪ That’s not easy nah, easy no… ♪

So glad you came.

Figured it would be good research.

Well, come join us. For “research.”

Oh, I’m not sure I know how…

Yes, you do.

It’s gaga.

You just surrender

to your body’s desires.


Here. Lightly.

Close your eyes.

♪ Easy neh, easy nee ♪

♪ Ah ♪

[singer vocalizing]

Feel on your back.

That’s not God.

That’s something more.

♪ Observe not taking part… ♪

Do you see her?

♪ To the red and purple ♪

♪ The colors of the heart ♪

♪ But that’s not easy nah ♪

♪ Easy no, easy neh ♪

♪ Easy nee ♪

♪ Ahh ♪

♪ No, that’s not easy nah ♪

♪ Easy no, easy neh ♪

♪ Easy nee ♪

♪ Ahh ♪

♪ No, that’s not easy nah ♪

♪ Easy no, no ♪

♪ Easy neh, easy nee, ahh… ♪

[faint music in distance]

BEN: Do you hear that?

[singer vocalizing]

♪ Mm, easy nah, easy no ♪

♪ Easy neh, easy no ♪

♪ Easy nah, easy no ♪

♪ Easy neh… ♪

[quietly]: Kristen…



What are you guys doing here?

We tried to call you, but you didn’t answer.

Megan was attacked tonight.

She thinks this dance harnesses black magic.


She had a sigil on her side.

She said it was from this dance. Just like Katherine’s.

Is that Megan, the prude?

She says it’s because of you.

And Katherine’s tattoo.

ISABELLA: This is Megan’s fucked-up self.

That’s why we had to kick her out.

We realized she was trying to sabotage us.

You know, I can’t help but notice

that you and Megan keep pointing fingers at each other.

ISABELLA: And you’re the one pitting us against each other.

BEN: Guys, come here.

You know what?

Megan’s sigil is not identical to Katherine’s.

On Megan, the sigil is upside down.


Like she did it to herself.

That could mean anything.

Yeah, but this couldn’t.


From the brand.

Megan Tyree?


The killer of Katherine Orlander’s children.

You’re a little late.

The police already arrested her.

You’re the Princeps daemonum Necromanticorum.

Time to take credit.

♪ ♪

[shouting in Latin]


[doorknob rattling]

[broken glass crunching]

Hello, Sheryl.

SHERYL: Leland.

♪ ♪


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