After ten years of service fighting in the French and Indian War, John Alden returns to his home in Salem, Massachusetts.
With witch fears rising, Alden seeks the truth of what’s really going on in Salem while Cotton continues to wrestle with his guilt.
Salem trembles in the aftermath of the trial, and Anne turns to John Alden for comfort.
An old nemesis of Alden's arrives in Salem with secrets that could destroy him. Meanwhile, Mary loses her grip on Mercy.
The witches of Salem’s coven meet in the woods and agree that they have no choice but to eliminate Alden.
Alden and Cotton find themselves face-to-face with a real witch, and an ally keeps the coven from tracking down their missing sister.
Mary hatches a plan to bring the witches closer to achieving the Grand Rite.
Increase Mather makes it his first order of business to catch a real witch.
Salem sees a second death since Increase's arrival in town, and Mary struggles to get George back under her control.
Increase gets closer to understanding who really runs Salem.
Increase’s warpath continues as Alden finds himself the target of fresh accusations – and at the mercy of the Selectmen.
Alden’s trial begins, triggering a chain of events that breaks nearly every remaining allegiance left in Salem.
Alden learns Mary's biggest secret, and Mary discovers a new one of her own.