Motherland: Fort Salem is an American supernatural drama television series created by Eliot Laurence that premiered on Freeform on March 18, 2020. The series stars Taylor Hickson as Raelle Collar, Jessica Sutton as Tally Craven, and Ashley Nicole Williams as Abigail Bellwether, three witches conscripted into the U.S. Army. In May 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on June 22, 2021. In August 2021, the series was renewed for a third and final season which premiered on June 21, 2022.
Motherland: Fort Salem’s got Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has an approval rating of 71% based on reviews from 17 critics, with an average rating of 6.4/10. The website’s critical consensus states, “Despite a fine cast and impressive setup, Motherland: Fort Salem’s ambitious ideas are overwhelmed by the sheer too-muchness of it all.
Metacritic, has a weighted average score of 49 out of 100, based on reviews from 7 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews. The ending promises the audience a greater jump in time in the second season, leaving us wondering what it means for the protagonists. Here we’ve analyzed the ending to understand where the show might go from there. SPOILERS AHEAD
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Motherland: Fort Salem Season 3 Recap
(10)The series stars Taylor Hickson as Raelle Collar, Jessica Sutton as Tally Craven, and Ashley Nicole Williams as Abigail Bellweather, three witches conscripted into the U.S. Army.
In the first episode named Homo Cantus shows After being blamed for the death of the vice president’s daughter, the witches leave the army and become fugitives; while Raelle and Scylla enjoy their reunion, Nicte tempts Tally with new power. In next episode named The Price of Work shows The group seeks sanctuary in the mysterious Cession; the Unit learns the Camarilla is directly targeting the Mycelium, inspiring them to strike back; Petra and Anacostia work to determine President Wade’s allegiance.
In the next episode named Oh, Elayne shows With the Cession Marshal on their heels, the unit splits up; Scylla and Nicte attempt to draw the Marshal away, while Tally, Abigail, and Adil meet an old ally; President Wade’s political stance puts her in danger. In the fourth episode named Happy Yule! Shows The unit spends the Yule holiday plotting their next steps; Alder seeks out another steward of the First Song; Hearst, President Silver, and Kara Brandt celebrate a victory.
In next episode named Cession in Sessions shows The Council of the Great River convenes to hear the unit’s testimony and decide whether to extradite them to the United States; Abigail attempts to convey the dangers of the Camarilla’s influence; Tally ponders if the future is written in stone.
In next episode named Book Club shows Tally reuniting with her mother and finding a reason to keep fighting; Abigail and Adil return to Fort Salem to find their home has changed; Scylla and Edwin work together in an attempt to reach Raelle; Anacostia and Sterling plot an escape. In next episode named She Returns shows Allies converge to protect the Cession from occupation; the Camarilla march on the Cession, ready to invade under the guise of smoking out the fugitives; Tally and Scylla team up; Abigail, Adil, and Anacostia seek out President Wade.
In the next episode named Petra’s Favorite Pen shows The unit races to rescue a captured ally; Alder and Tally journey to retrieve the penultimate piece of the First Song; Fort Salem finds itself under Camarilla’s control. The ninth episode shows Abigail, Raelle, Tally, and Scylla face their fates at a government trial spearheaded by the Camarilla; the unit dreams of a brighter future. In season finale named The Resolution Part 2 shows In a climactic battle, the Unit, and its allies team up to fight the Camarilla; Alder races across the world to find the final piece of the First Song.
Till the release of the upcoming Season, you can watch the previous seasons of this fictional drama only on Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+.