In 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,' the half-witch's mortal friends aren't mortal at all, in fact, no one in Greendale is

In 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,' the half-witch's mortal friends aren't mortal at all, in fact, no one in Greendale is

The story of Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) started with a conflict: to be or not to be.

The teenager's half-mortal, half-witch nature led to her running away from her Dark Baptism, but after signing her name in the Book of the Beast, there was no turning back. Part 2 focused on Sabrina diving down the rabbit hole of hell and in Part 3 that is where she is going to be, mainly to rescue her warlock boyfriend, Nicholas Scratch (Gavin Leatherwood).

Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman (Netflix)


With the aforementioned internal conflict, came an exterior one, where she broke up with Harvey Kinkle (Ross Lynch), her mortal OG boyfriend, and her magical interests started clashing with her mortal friends from Baxter High. The temporary solution was to disengage and break away. On Dark Lord's order through Madam Satan (Michelle Gomez), Sabrina enrolled in the Academy of the Unseen Arts, and in her absence, the witching hour was still strong in Greendale. Thanks to the realization -- midway through Part 1 and the whole of through Part 2 - Sabrina's mortal friends aren't mortal after all.

Related to one witch or the other, the three friends of the half-witch -- Roz, Susie/Theo, and Harvey -- too have unnatural attributes.

Roz, whose full name is Rosalind Walker, was told by her blind grandmother, Nana Ruth, that the Walker women are all 'Cunnings,' which means they lose their eyesight only to see what others cannot. Roz has played an integral role in Sabrina's own gravitation towards the darker route. Not only was she a subject to one of Sabrina's prophecy (giving vision to the blind), but Roz's unique ability helped Sabrina while the half-witch tried to navigate her powers.

Given that Roz's vision transcends to the future, she saw Sabrina stuck in the limbo, but we are yet to see if that holds true. Sabrina isn't just a witch, she is the 'Herald of Hell,' and daughter of Lucifer Morningstar, which means, she is invincible in many ways and not just because she is the protagonist.

Roz's imminent blindness, which Nana Ruth described to be the curse of Greendale witches, was cured by Sabrina in Part 2. The curse is actually a blessing in disguise, and good for Roz, her power remains even after Sabrina cures her.


Lachlan Watson as Theo, Ross Lynch as Harvey Kinkle and Jaz Sinclair as Roz (Netflix)


However, much to the dismay of fans, Roz and Harvey are in a relationship now and somehow nothing is awkward. Harvey may be best suited for Roz than Sabrina, mainly because he comes from a family of Greendale witch hunters. Even though Harvey does not agree with his Kinkle family on the idea of killing, he has the genes to sense magic, but he may not know it yet. So there we go, Harvey also isn't just another mortal.

As for Susie, who transitioned into Theo in Part 2, he keeps communicating with the ghost of his ancestor, Dorothea Putnam. There's no logical explanation for this, except that in the magical town of Greendale, just opposite the chaotic town of Riverdale across the Sweet Water River, magic is just second nature.


While we have understood the genesis of Sabrina's powers as well as Roz's, we are yet to understand Theo's ability to see his brave ancestor. Dorothea's story of triumph also suggests that she was deeply connected to the witches.

In 1692, Dorothea gave the Greendale Thirteen a safe passage from Scotland to Greendale to escape prosecution. She transported them by boat, across the Atlantic to Greendale in what they thought would be a safe place. But eventually, they were hunted and hanged by the witch hunters, but Dorothea cut them down from the tree and gave them a proper burial in her farm. 

The witchy town of Greendale has no mortals it seems. Even Aunt Hilda's (Lucy Davis) boyfriend, Dr. Cerberus, turned out to be possessed by an Incubus, a sex demon.

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