Lovecraft Country‘s premier was something of a slow burn, as far as monster-filled pulp satires go. But since the action started in earnest during George, Letitia, and Atticus’s road trip, it hasn’t let up. The second episode finds the trio enjoying what’s superficially a major upgrade from the derelict cabin in the woods where they and some racist cops took refuge from massive, slug-like beasts in the show’s debut—now, they’re guests at the manor of the wealthy and unnervingly blonde Braithwhite family. But it turns out that the Braithwhites are members of a menacing occult group. Here’s what you should know.
Tic and his companions are drawn to Ardham, Massachusetts to search for his father, Montrose, who, as we learned this episode, has been held hostage in Braithwhite manor. By coming to find his dad, Tic plays right into Samuel