'Titans' Season 2: Rachel needs to uncover secrets about father Trigon to get a grip on her dark powers
Rachel managed to banish her father Trigon (Seamus Dever) back into the void from where he came but she was transformed into a new form with vast powers over which she has little control.
Rachel Roth/Raven (Teagan Croft) has had a pretty hard time in 'Titans' Season 2 right from the beginning. Though she managed to banish her father Trigon (Seamus Dever) back into the void from where he came, Rachel's body was transformed into a dangerous new form with vast powers that she has very limited control over.
Since then, Rachel has been struggling to get a handle on her darkness and it hasn't been an easy path, what with all the drama surrounding the attack by Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (Esai Morales). In Episode 9 'Atonement', Rachel finally had enough and she ditched the team to go off on her own in search of answers.
What Rachel needs right now is a crash course on her powers and a safe place where she can learn to use them without worrying about hurting her friends. In the comics, Raven was raised in the mystical dimension of Azarath where a group of pacifists trained her to reign in her emotions and use her power for good.
Azarath is also the reason for Trigon's very existence. The dimension's inhabitants started out as regular humans who decided to leave the Earth behind and pursue a path of spirituality and enlightenment. When these early settlers purged their souls of all their darkness, they accidentally caused the birth of the demon warlord Trigon.
'Titans' has already had a reference to the world of Azarath in Season 1, where Rachel's birth mother is revealed to be named Angela Azarath (Rachel Nichols). We don't know exactly how much the show plans on taking from the source material but we do know that Rachel's adventures will probably involve her seeking out help to get her powers under control and the only way to do that is if she tries to truly understand her father and her connection to him.
'Titans' Season 2 Episode 10 'Fallen' will arrive on DC Universe on November 8.