Freeform has released the official episode statement for the series premiere of Motherland: Fort Salem. Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 Episode 1 is titled “Say the Words”.
Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped, with the more dominant women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons.
Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 Episode 1 airs on March 18 at 9|8c on Freeform.