In the penultimate episode of Sleepy Hollow‘s third season, Abbie and Ichabod will have to maneuver the Delaware the very same way that Washington did at the beginning of the country’s history — for different reasons than you might think.
During the crazy history lessons that we had last week we learned that when Washington was going down the Delaware, which can be seen in the famous portrait titled “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” he was actually on his way to the Catacombs to help fight the very same forces of evil that Ichabod and Abbie are now going to fight.
The Witnesses only have a little under 24 hours to kill The Hidden One before he becomes omnipotent and destroys the world as we know it. However, the only way to stop him is to put Pandora’s box back together, as it was created by the very same Gods that were able to stop The Hidden One millennia ago.
And the only way to put her box back together is to bring it to where it was forged — the Catacombs. Whether or not they can trust Pandora remains to be seen, and I’m not sure she’s going to come out of this an entirely different person than from when we met her like she’s pretending to be. If Ichabod and Abbie succeed in killing The Hidden One, which I definitely think they will, then dealing with Pandora is going to be a whole new beast.
Meanwhile, when Ichabod and Abbie are off doing that Jenny, Joe and Sophie are going to have to stall The Hidden One so he doesn’t realize exactly what’s going on. Based on the trailer above when Ichabod says “Victory comes at a terrible loss,” and the visuals that show something very similar looking to a Banshee (aka Joe’s monster form), combined with the clip of what sounds like Jenny screaming the word no, I’m fairly confident that Joe Corbin is going to die.
It’s not that I want him to die but, as I’ve been saying for weeks, the couple has been too perfectly happy lately and I can’t imagine their relationship ending well. Call it a sixth sense, call it pessimism, but I’ll be back with a recap after this episode and I have a feeling I’l be writing “I told you so,” all over it.