Plot Summary Edit
Richard, Kahlan and Zedd are attacked by a screeling (an underworld beast). While celebrating the fall of Darken Rahl, Richard learns his true ancestry from a D'Haran captain who once served under Darken Rahl's father, Panis Rahl. The soldiers travelling with the captain pledge their allegiance to Richard, who they believe to be the heir to Rahl's empire. Richard finds out he inadvertently opened an entry to the underworld, unleashing a terrible evil. Meanwhile, Cara is betrayed by her fellow Sisters of the Agiel and left to die. She is eventually discovered, and Richard, Cara, Kahlan and Zedd begin their quest to find the Stone of Tears to repair the veil between the underworld and the world of the living.
Official Logline Edit
In the Season 2 Premiere, Richard's defeat of the sinister tyrant Darken Rahl opens a rift to the underworld, unleashing an even greater evil, while Triana, a defiant Mord'Sith, challenges Cara's authority. Charisma Carpenter guest stars as the wicked Triana.
Episode synopsis Edit
In the riveting second season premiere, Richard discovers that in defeating the sinister tyrant Darken Rahl, victory is short-lived when he inadvertently opens a rift to the underworld, unleashing an even greater evil on the world of the living. As Richard, Kahlan and Zedd prepare for a quest to find the Stone of Tears, the only force that can close the rift, Triana, a defiant Mord'Sith, challenges Cara's authority.
- Craig Horner as Richard Cypher
- Bridget Regan as Kahlan Amnell
- Bruce Spence as Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander
- Craig Parker as Darken Rahl
- Tabrett Bethell as Cara
- Danielle Cormack as Shota
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Behind the scenes Edit
- Richard has now grown a beard and longer hair, as he matures as a character.
- In the series, Darken Rahl is depicted as Richard's half brother, while in the books, he is Richard's father.