Matthew Tate, a warlock cursed by the sisters' ancestor, Melinda Warren, in the 17th century in colonial New England, is inadvertently released by Prue from a cursed locket which will open only to a Warren descendant. Aware of the situation, the sisters resurrect Melinda to combat him. Together they trap him back in the locket, but their secret is revealed to Prue's boss, Rex, and coworker, Hannah, who are warlocks.
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Melinda Warren reveals that her daughter was also named Prudence. See more
Melinda Warren makes the comment about the book of shadows having gotten so thick. But she was burned at the stake in 1692 and, according to its first page, the book of shadows wasn't started until 1693, so there's no way she could have known if the book was always that thick or not. However, just because the first page of the Book of Shadows says 1693, doesn't mean that the original spells weren't from before that date. There is the possibility that Melinda's daughter, or other descendants, added that page to the book at a later date. Not to mention that the Book of Shadows would never have been in such an ostentatious binding when it was first put together. See more
Once Matthew had what he wanted, he told the town council I was a witch and they arrested me. Then they burned me at the stake.
Why didn't you save yourself?
Yeah. Why didn't you use your powers to escape?
I had a daughter. Her name was Prudence. She meant everything to me. If I'd used my powers, I would've proven Matthew's charge, and Prudence would've burned, too. So I thought I'll accept this and pray some kind soul will take pity on my daughter and raise her in a safe home. Only then can the ...
In the Air Tonight
Written by Phil Collins
Performed by Holly McNarland See more