The second half of season 2 of Resurrection kicked off January 4 on ABC. In case you’ve forgotten episode 9 of this season ended with Pastor Hale being ran over by Carl and Jacob asking his grandmother to help him disappear. With this death and the search for Jacob, the town has gone into a frenzy, and a new character who shares a connection with Bellamy is introduced. With Jacob missing, Lucille is having flashbacks from the day he drowned. In real time the Langstons have now realized that Margaret has taken Jacob. As the storm continues a new character is seen being struck down by lightning. At the hospital Maggie checks Jacob’s blood sample to see if it has disappeared. In season 1 when a returned disappeared their blood sample also disappeared. Jacob’s hasn’t so this means he hasn’t disappeared. The new unnamed character shows up at Elaine’s bar and is looking for a boy. It’s safe to say we viewers believe he’s looking for Jacob. A strange image of a tree appears on his back. Finally they show Margaret. She’s taken Jacob to where it all begin. While searching for Jacob, Fred gets a call about a suspect. Lucille blames herself for Jacob’s first death. She fell asleep while studying for grad school while Jacob went to the Lake. Margaret tells Jacob the story of how the first returned came about. Her father worked for a man who made him murder the factory workers over and over again. In exchange for his loyalty, she had to marry a man she didn’t love, Henry and Fred’s father. Margaret believes the first returned came back to punish the Langstons. She tells Jacob she’s tried to help the living, but it’s all backfired and wants to go away. Jacob tells her he’s going with her. At that moment Fred and Henry have found them and bring Jacob back home. Margaret being the great Mother she is tells her sons deep down she’s always hated them. Bellamy reveals to Jenny that he’s her baby brother and is going to live with him. At a cafe with Jenny, the new character finally gets a name. He’s Preacher James and a friend of Jenny’s. In the final scene, Bellamy sleep walks into a field. While there he hears locusts underground. They fly up into a shape of a tree. The same tree that was on James back. James shows up and tells Bellamy he died trying to save him during the flood. The little boy he was searching for was Bellamy not Jacob and together he thinks they can heal Arcadia.
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