Warning: Spoilers, Teasers, & Precap for AHS:Coven Episode 6…
and a HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!!
Are you ready to get scurred by someone other than season 1 & 2 villains Rubber Man & Bloody Face that also kills at night? What’s next for AHS:Coven after witches, minotaurs, & zombies? CHOP CHOP! It’s The AXEMAN of New Orleans, a notorious REAL life serial killer who terrorized the city with a bloody killing spree from 1918-1919…. The writers have creatively fictionalized him into the show, and he is as sexual, wild, & dangerous as Fiona. They both just want to get drunk and fuck. A match made in hell? #Epic…. He is played by the talented & wickedly handsome Danny Huston. He recently co-stared on ‘Magic City’ as the frequently naked & impotent psycho-gangster Ben “The Butcher” Diamond for two seasons. #Typecasting but he is perfect for this role, and he is great at acting batshit crazy.
The REAL Axeman taunted the police, and he mailed a letter to the newspapers with a return address as HELL. In his letter he promised to “leave no clue except my bloody axe, besmeared with blood and brains.” He also LOVED jazz music. He wrote, “I swear by all the devils in the nether regions that every person shall be spared in whose home a jazz band is in full swing”. This caused a panic to all the locals to pack the dance halls and hire hundreds of amateur jazz musicians in the hopes of warding off the Axeman. The murders stopped mysteriously just as they started, and he has never been identified or caught.
In episode 6 titled “The Axeman Cometh” we meet him in a flashback scene to 1919 New Orleans. And while the Axeman was a dangerous killer, the young witches at Miss Robichaux’s Academy at the time plan to defy his warnings about ALL THAT JAZZ.
In the present day New Orleans Fiona is feeling vulnerable, and her powers are weakening. The student witches at the Academy make a pact to look out for each other in the wake of Madison’s disappearance. Zoe finds a hidden spirit board; actually it may have found her. The girls decide to use it to find Madison. Things don’t go as planned which only leads to more confusion… but they do make contact with the Axeman whose spirit has been trapped within the Academy’s walls… and they get more than just messages from the beyond. Zoe pisses him off, and then things start to get cray cray scurry.
Now that Cordelia is blind, she can see the TRUTH… and this power brings on heartbreaking revelations for her. #YoManIsNoGood…. If Myrtle really was at the hospital as Fiona claims, maybe she gave Cordelia this new power??? She is the Guardian of Truth. This is only me theorizing, but creator Ryan Murphy has teased that “Cordelia might be the most talented of them all”.
At the swamp Misty Day has a surprise reunion with Franken-Kyle, and with Zoe, who needs her help with something we all are expecting to happen. I’m just eager to hear another Stevie Nicks song. I want to hear #Dreams… I know 7 or 8 songs are planned to be used for the season, and we’ve only heard three so far.
The zombies are dead again, so what is Marie going to do for revenge against Fiona & the Coven? She makes a powerful ally with someone unexpected with secrets that are darker than previously known. #UsualSuspects, It could be anyone: Delphine, Madison, Myrtle, Misty, Hank, or the Axeman?
What about our favorite FLAMED haired witch? When asked about Myrtle this is what creator Ryan Murphy had to say: Myrtle has to have vengeance on that Fiona. She is the one of all of them who is the most invested in saving that coven and doing the right thing, so she comes back in a major way. But she was very strict and by the book and I think after being burnt at the stake, it does sort of make you sort of be like, “You know what about the rules? Fuck it. I’m gonna do what I wanna do.” So we will see a quite unhinged, dangerous Myrtle. Fiona is just making enemies at every turn. So that is all building to a head.
*******HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS MORNING by creator Ryan Murphy: Stevie will be making Misty’s dreams come true by paying the show a visit with an upcoming guest appearance! Ryan Murphy tweeted, “Guess who’s visiting the Coven? The legendary Stevie Nicks!” YESSSSS!!!!!!!!!! I just died a little bit. I’m gonna need some resurrection services.
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