Simon explains that he and Wayne took turns to be the one in the church while the other stayed in the basement room.
Deborah thinks back to her time in the cage, when her captor’s scars appeared on different legs and his entire demeanour seemed different.
Simon is enraged that she has made peace with the Freelands.
She awakes, imprisoned somewhere in the basement.
He is furious how she has relaxed Serenity’s religious code.
He leaves her in the darkness and goes out to meet with his villagers.
A crowd assembles and he tells them that he is ashamed of what Serenity has become.
He knows there have been teenagers having sex in the village and he says he is going to cleanse their sins and remind everyone of Serenity’s values.
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