'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' season 2: Why have a love triangle when there's an option for polyamory, argue fans
The show continues to tease about the love triangle in season 2 but looks like fans aren't getting divided into team Harvey or team Nicholas, there are other options.
When 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' season 1 first premiered last Halloween, it made itself crystal clear that the new show would be nothing like 1996's sitcom 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch.' Now moving on to season 2, the difference is even more highlighted as it has shattered the idealization of an iconic pair, Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) and Harvey Kinkle (Ross Lynch), with the introduction of a love triangle, cue, a handsome warlock Nicholas Scratch (Gavin Leatherwood).
The released first look pictures have made it all the more evident that the upcoming season will witness the teenage witch torn between the mortal love and umm, an immortal one? Season 1 ended with an epic break up of Sabrina and her famous boyfriend, and the Christmas special episode, 'The Midwinter's Tale,' did nothing to put them back together. In fact, we saw Harvey return Sabrina the gift she gave him, ouch!
But looks like Sabrina has not much to fret as warlock Nicholas takes her to what appears as a prom in her witching school, The Academy of Unseen Arts. Fans aren't necessarily happy about this tease since Sabrina and Harvey have gone together like winters and sweaters throughout.
Nothing will stop me watching caos faster than a love triangle between Sabrina, Harvey and nick. Don’t fucking ruin this show for me— 💙 (@dickanderswood) October 31, 2018
Me thinking about how Sabrina is probz gonna hook up with Nicholas, how heartbroken Harvey will be and how I’m gonna have to endure another love triangle because TV writers don’t know how to write interesting stories #CAOS pic.twitter.com/NBpi434fpy— Linnea (@mslinneag) October 30, 2018
God i hope there doesn’t end up being a love triangle on #caos i love sabrina and harvey so much— liz zarb (@liz_zarb) October 28, 2018
However, just because we see them dancing together does not mean they will date right? In another still, we see Sabrina and Harvey on the verge of kissing. But, what is to happen if there is a love triangle? 'CAOS' will definitely break away from the traditional portrayal of Sabrina in comics and TVs and cartoons alike, but chances are, it may not pull that off very well.
CAOS's sister show, 'Riverdale,' coming from the same creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, really could not pull off a love triangle between Archie, Betty and Veronica. Instead, it shipped Betty Cooper with Jughead Jones and made "Bughead," an entire new trend escalated by the fact that Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse, who play the respective roles, are real-life couples.
But that is not the case with Sabrina. Her love life actually took a backseat with all the other intriguing plotlines that made up for season 1, including her dynamics with mysterious mortal friends, Jaz and Susie and foes-turned-friends The Weird Sisters. However, season 2 teases more focus on her relationship status as Nicholas is described as "a young and handsome warlock at the Academy of Unseen Arts who befriends Sabrina when she’s a new student. An acolyte of Sabrina’s father’s teachings, Nicholas is drawn to Sabrina — and there are immediate sparks between them." Yes, we know that and all the sweet things he did for her. Remember when Nicholas protected Harvey and his family when the witches of Greendale went about to haunt the city and Harvey refused to listen to Sabrina's warnings?
brina and the boys. pic.twitter.com/ew08RZwtWO— Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (@sabrinanetflix) August 29, 2018
So it's granted, Nicholas appears to be a nice and fiercely good-looking match for Sabrina.
Somewhere in season 1, he even suggests that Sabrina can date two men at a time for her half-witch, half-mortal nature. While some were outraged at that suggestion, majority liked the idea. Instead of a love triangle, we may be looking at something along the lines of poly. Here's what fans are saying;
@WriterRAS can we please not do the love triangle this time and go for poly with Nick/Harvey/Sabrina instead? You have the perfect cards for it, just play them 👍 #ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina #CAOS pic.twitter.com/4k7af2mpXu— FlynnItUp (@WDamerey) October 28, 2018
Why have a love triangle when you can just have a trouple? Who doesn’t look a good magically trouple? 💋 #CAOS— Sweetwater Bombshell (@sweetwater_tea) March 5, 2019
I can believe they would go with the love triangle garbage when the poly option is right there like they already established the possibility. Stop being cowards and go fo it @WriterRAS #CAOS #ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina— FlynnItUp (@WDamerey) November 1, 2018
Season 1 has already explored pansexuality, gender fluidity and much more, so season 2 can head towards polyamory.
Why worry about a triangle when "trouple" is an option?