From Lilith to Aunt Zelda, women emerge victorious in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' part 2 finale

From Lilith to Aunt Zelda, women emerge victorious in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' part 2 finale

We have never looked forward to hell as much as the finale of 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,' part 2 has made us want to visit the infernal fire. "Let’s go to hell and get my boyfriend back," concluded Sabrina and thus began our raging anticipation, shipping Nicholas Scratch and Sabrina Spellman for a burning eternity and more. The finale was explosive. The fandom has expanded. All the more reason for the ending to be explained, as the revelation gave us a strong message of what needs to be told today.

Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) with Nicholas Scratch (Gavin Leatherwood) (Netflix)


Not only did Sabrina get her powers back, she also won Lilith's heart and Miss Wardwell is back to life. Feeling as though nothing has changed over time, Sabrina, Harvey, Ross, and Theo (Susie) sit around the table at Dr. Cerberus' and enjoy their tete-a-tete at the end of season 2; it was midway through season 1 when this last occurred. But the change is apparent, as each of them look nothing like how they were introduced to us, last Halloween. Sabrina flaunts a silver bob now and wears a lot more black, Susie is no longer Susie and is reborn as Theo, Roz is a cunning, who lost her sight and then got it back, thanks to the powerful Sabrina. Harvey is still Harvey, but is in a relationship with Roz.

Miss Wardwell is exactly how we first met her, Lilith has left her body and resurrected her from death. So, arguably, Miss Wardwell is the only character who is truly the same since our first meeting. Between the beginning and end of 'Part 2,' there were no shades of grey, only a dark route for the half-mortal, half-witch, building up to the explosive finale where the plot twist dawns to somewhat answer the question persistent since the very inception of the show. What about Sabrina's parentage? How did they die? The seasons including the one-off episode we got last Christmas has delved into answering why Sabrina's mother was caught in limbo and why Sabrina kept seeing the vision of her father?

Some questions were answered, but with a lot of ambiguity, since it is revealed Sabrina Spellman is in fact, Sabrina Morningstar, the daughter of Lucifer, the 'Herald of Hell,' destined to be queen of hell, ruling beside the Dark Lord, Lucifer, her father. Of course, she fights him back, and there's this unexpected, but extremely amusing musical, a rendition of 'Masquerade,' from 'The Phantom of the Opera,' where Sabrina gears up for her coronation dressed in glitter and gold to take the throne by Lucifer's side. 


Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) meets Lucifer (LukeCook), her father (Netflix)

As a trick aided by Lilith to capture Lucifer in the box that Edward Spellman had made, Sabrina tries to trap the devil himself but fails. That is when Nicholas redeems himself since he had to prove to Sabrina that he loved her in earnest despite doing what the Dark Lord had told him to. Sacrificing himself as an ultimate trap box for Lucifer, as nothing is more powerful a vessel than a human body, Nick is possessed by Lucifer and is put to sleep by Ambrose. 

Sabrina in her coronation (Netflix)

Lilith carried Nick's body and trapped Lucifer in hell, as the gates opened and she crowned herself the queen of hell. Even the Church of Night, which Father Blackwood forsook, attempting to kill the coven besides his own children, is now the Church of Lilith, named so by the Spellman Aunties, Hilda, and Zelda. The latter also becomes the High Priestess of the coven, since she is still legally married to Father Blackwood.

The 'Mephisto Waltz,' as the final episode was titled, revealed a lot of gasp-worthy revelations, but nothing overtook the profound fact that it was women who triumphed. Lilith took the golden crown of hell, Aunt Zelda became the first High Priestess ever, Prudence beheaded the statue of her villainous father and swore to kill him, and Sabrina, well, she is off to hell to get her boyfriend back!

Madam Satan (Michelle Gomez) crowns herself as the queen of hell (Netflix)

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