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*** this episode was never made
in the Mist
a man materializes out of the mist in period wardrobe, it triggers
a strange supernatural event which in turn summons The Legacy. In
the process of investigating the phenomenon, Rachel finds herself
becoming more and more attracted to this strange, unearthly man, forcing
her to confront her feelings toward the loss of her husband. Ultimately,
with Rachel's help, the man discovers his true past as the captain
of a ship that was lost at sea, and realizes that he must return to
the other side.
of the Father
his young son is attacked at home, a friend of Derek's is brought
up on child abuse charges. Ultimately, the group discovers that the
boy is being attacked by the spirit of another young boy, the illegitimate
and abandoned son of Derek's friend.
ancient scroll is found in a cave on the Dead Sea. One more of the
Dead Sea scrolls, this one turns out to be the original confession
of Cain. The finder of the scroll bequeaths it to Derek at The Legacy,
deliberately transferring the Scroll's hidden power - it turns its
possessor into a paranoid psychotic. As Derek loses control of The
Legacy, the members must find out a way to stop the curse.
helps condemn a young slumlord to the confines of one of his tenements,
only to discover that an evil spirit inhabits the building, and wants
the young man's soul. Alex moves into the building to help the man
and stop the spirit, only to find herself enmeshed in the strange
evil of the building and fighting for her own life.
Not Go Gently **
one of Nick's friends falls into a coma, Nick discovers that the hospital
his friend is staying in has an above-average incidence of coma patients
Ultimately, the group discovers that a surgeon at the hospital has
made a pact with a demon to put patients into comas in return for
strength and vitality. When Alex falls victim to the surgeon and falls
into a coma, Nick must enter the spirit world to confront the demon
and frees the souls of the patients.
some disgruntled teenagers summon a spirit to help them with their
problems, they inadvertently raise an evil demon who proceeds to take
apart their lives, and plunges them on a path of no return, until
The Legacy steps in.
Without Pity **
of Rachel's friends disappears while hiking in the woods and Alex
goes to investigate. She discovers a mysterious idyllic town deep
in the woods. The people of the town have a timeless, otherworldly
quality, and seem friendly to a fault. While searching for her friend,
Rachel becomes close with one of the townspeople. Soon thereafter,
she discovers that the town is cursed, doomed to appear for three
days every one hundred years. The townspeople have that amount of
time to find innocent victims to "transfer" with, exchanging
places. Rachel finds that she has become a part of the town, trapped
by its strange curse, and due to disappear in less than 48 hours unless
The Legacy can free her.
graduate student begins to have progressively more horrible dreams,
haunted by strange visions of open graves and corpses. Fearing for
his sanity, he takes part in a sleep lab, coming to the attention
of The Legacy. Ultimately the group determines that the ghosts are
spirits of concentration camp victims. The young man's grandfather
had been a Camp guard who tried to hide among the prisoners during
liberation. The outraged prisoners had set upon the guard, killing
him, and his body was inadvertently buried with camp prisoners. The
souls want the young man to acknowledge who his grandfather really
was (something his family kept secret from him), and to atone for
his grandfather, allowing them to rest.
ancient well is uncovered in a small idyllic town, releasing an evil
curse which affects whoever drinks the water. When Philip inadvertently
drinks from the well, The Legacy must find a way to stop the curse,
before Philip succumbs to it.
and Nick fly to a small town which has reported the appearance of
the Virgin Mary on the wall of a barn. They soon realize that this
is no ordinary "visitation" when an actual spirit appears,
commanding the citizens of the town to follow her. Nick, the skeptic,
begins to believe that this truly is the Mother of God. Philip, the
Catholic priest, has doubts. Things come to a head when the Virgin
commands her followers to imprison the "heretics", the nonbelievers,
and Philip suddenly finds himself condemned to death. Ultimately,
The Legacy discover that the "Virgin" is actually an evil
spirit, bending religion to manipulate the township.
man raises his wife from the dead, only to slowly realize that he
has raised the spirit of a long-dead witch instead. As The Legacy
investigates they suddenly become one of the witch's targets.
man obtains a strange crystal talisman in the shape of a skarab and
uses it to help save his dying daughter. Unfortunately, though the
talisman works, it requires souls, and the man must begin killing
people to "feed" it. In their investigation, The Legacy
narrowly escape falling prey to the man, and in the final confrontation,
the man's daughter, realizing what her father has done, crushes the
crystal - sacrificing her life.
in the Road *
from a ski trip, Nick picks up a beautiful girl, hitchhiking on the
road. Returning her to her house the next day, he discovers that she's
been dead for ten years. When Nick finally communicates with the ghost,
he realizes that she has appeared to track down her killer, something
Nick joins her in doing.
daughter, Katherine, begins a strange relationship with a darkly sinister
"imaginary friend", Callie. As ominous and unexplainable
things begin to happen to The Legacy members, it soon becomes clear
that Katherine's new friend is somehow connected. The group realizes
that Callie is the spirit of an Egyptian princess who was buried without
the proper ceremony. The group must perform the burial ceremony and
return Callie to her proper resting place, before she attacks Katherine.
Their Time ***
Legacy explore an elderly man's claim that members of his nursing
home are being killed before their time by an evil spirit. The group
discover that a poltergeist is using the guise of "death by old
age" to kill healthy people, and steal their spirits.
Angel *** (not the same storyline as the
Dark Angel that was made)
a 15-year old orphan, comes to Philip's attention because she's become
a problem at the Catholic school where Philip consults. Philip tries
to help her and discovers that she has the Sight. Emma ultimately
confesses that she has been having terrible nightmares and stays with
The Legacy who try to figure out her dreams. As strange forces begin
to attack The Legacy members, Emma comes clean. A demon follows Emma
around, destroying everything and everybody she comes in contact with.
All conventional attempts at stopping it seem futile. Philip, under
attack by the creature, seems in danger of losing his life. Ultimately
they discover that the demon doesn't truly exist. It is a manifestation
of Emma's subconscious. The victim of abuse, Emma's subconscious mind
destroys anyone who gets close to her, trying to protect her.
Shadow People ***
scientist well-known to The Legacy is found dead in his lab with no
apparent cause of death. When his research tapes are reviewed, we
realize he was literally scared to death.
Look Now ***
woman is pursued by small, demon-like creatures who have access to
her house through the furnace. No one believes her until the woman
disappears - The Legacy have to fight the creatures and get the woman
People of the Pit ***
dare each other to spend a night in a haunted house - everything seems
fine until one of them goes into the basement and disappears. The
Legacy must venture down the same path to rescue the child.
Adaptations of Classic Ghost Stories
Jezebel's House - Joan Aiken
lonely business woman traveling on her commuter train into the city
meets a small frail looking little boy who boards the train alone
each day. He dreamily looks out the window of the train, waiting patiently
until he disembarks at an abandoned stop. The Legacy learns that ten
years ago a small boy of similar description was killed by the train
while walking the tracks home from school. The woman is the boy's
guilt-ridden mother whom the boy is trying to release from her anguish.
Music of Erich Zaan - H. P. Lovecraft
man living in a boarding house is drawn to the room above him where
a strange old German mute plays a haunting and horrific melody on
his violin. When he notifies the owners, they claim no one's lived
in that room for years. But the haunting tune persists, and as the
music becomes more frantic, the man realizes the mute is trying to
communicate with him to reveal a horror so terrifying he is unable
to speak it...
Dreams on the Witch-House - H. P. Lovecraft
graduate student rents a room in a boarding house which, centuries
ago, belonged to an infamous witch who was said to have escaped her
incarceration by her ability to travel to a fourth dimension. When
the young student becomes haunted by strange dreams of the evil witch
trying to seduce him into the next dimension with her, The Legacy
tries to help save him from a fate worse than death.
Others by Joyce Carol Oats
a different route home one day, Spence sees a man whom he recognizes
as his cousin who had died twenty years before. He comments on this
to his wife who is nonplused. Later he runs into his old elementary
school teacher who he knew had been long since dead. People begin
to show up that are all familiar, and all dead. Spence fears that
he may be going crazy, but he finds this vaguely comforting. As he
walks through a maze of underground tunnels he finds that everyone
is old and moving like a long river of death, they too seem familiar
as he decides to follow the crowd...into eternity.