‘Salem’ season 3 spoilers: Witches and sentinels and devils … oh my!

After two bewitching seasons of dark twists and spooky turns, Season 3 of “Salem” is finally upon us. The cult hit premieres Halloween Week, Wednesday, November 2 and now WGN America has released a few spoilers for the upcoming season, including details of new character The Sentinel played by Samuel Roukin. Read below, if you dare.

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“The third season of ‘Salem’ dawns with the triumph of the witches’ plan to remake the New World by bringing the devil to earth and making Salem his capital,” WGN America announced in a statement. “But the devil is a liar, and instead of a New World free from murderous Puritan hypocrisy, his own plan will bring nothing but death and slavery with the ultimate aim of leading humanity to destroy itself. And there’s only one person on earth who can beat the devil — the very witch that birthed him, his mother, Mary Sibley (Janet Montgomery). The only problem is — she’s dead. Or is she?”

The network describes The Sentinel as “a fallen angel and protector of the Devil boy (Oliver Bell).” But he’s not the only new face on the “Salem” lot. Recording artist Marilyn Manson will also guest star this season as a bloody barber surgeon named Thomas Dinley.

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WGN has also revealed the titles of the first five episodes and the writers/directors for each. The Season 3 premiere is “After the Fall” and is written by Brannon Braga & Adam Simon and directed by Nick Copus. It airs November 2.

Episode two is “The Heart is a Devil” and is written by Simon and directed by Tim Andrew. The third hour is “The Reckoning” and is written by Kelly Souders & Brian Peterson and directed by Wayne Yip. The fourth episode is “Night’s Black Agents” and is written by Braga & Simon and directed by Joe Dante. Finally, episode five is “The Commonwealth of Hell” and is written by Simon and directed by Copus.

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