When the King's madness and cruelty reaches a fevered pitch, Mary and Francis take action.
Mary and Catherine form an unlikely alliance when deciding how to deal with the increasingly manic King Henry, which puts Francis in jeopardy.
Mary enlists a mercenary to help her, which forces her to realize there are sacrifices and lives she is willing to risk to save her country.
When Mary's uncle, the Duke of Guise (guest star Gil Darnell), arrives in France with devastating news about her mother, Mary and Francis realize they are torn between putting their own countries first or saving their marriage. With the English throne in jeopardy, King Henry hatches an elaborate plan that will end in disaster. Meanwhile, Bash and Kenna solidify their marriage and begin to trust one another. Megan Follows, Alan Van Sprang, Torrance Coombs, Celina Sinden, Anna Popplewell and Caitlin Stasey also star.
When Mary's brother James (guest star Joe Doyle) arrives in France and convinces Mary to return to Scotland, Francis is suspicious and uncovers a plot that would destroy Mary, which causes a rift between them. King Henry's downward spiral continues, leaving Penelope (guest star Kathryn Prescott) in charge, causing Catherine and Kenna to take drastic measures. Meanwhile, Lola becomes wary of Lord Julien's (guest star Giacomo Gianniotti) motives behind his marriage proposal. Alan Van Sprang, Torrance Coombs, Celina Sinden, Anna Popplewell and Caitlin Stasey also star.
When Mary learns of a secret clause in her marriage contract that her mother orchestrated, Mary and Francis embark on a dangerous plan to turn Scotland against her.
When Francis reluctantly agrees to help Bash uncover the threat in the woods, he ends up in grave danger, with only Bash to save him.
The castle is abuzz with First Light, where the women of the castle mingle with potential suitors. Much to Mary's dismay, Lola is reluctant to participate in the tradition. After another violent incident with the increasingly erratic King Henry, Kenna fears for her safety and confides in Queen Catherine, while Bash experiences the terrors of the woods and vows to uncover the truth behind the Darkness. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell, Celina Sinden and Toby Regbo also star.
Mary returns from her honeymoon and, suspicious of Lola's strange behavior, uncovers a deception that changes everything. Bash encounters a confused and terrified Olivia, an escaped victim of the terrors of the woods, which causes him to enlist Nostradamus for help. Meanwhile, when King Henry's odd behavior causes misfortune, he is forced to ask for Queen Catherine's aid. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell, Celina Sinden and Toby Regbo also star.
With a forced marriage looming, Mary must consider both her heart and her nation when deciding whom she will wed - Francis or Bash. Further complicating matters is Mary's mother, Marie de Guise, who visits the castle with her own agenda for Mary. Marie's presence worries King Henry and Queen Catherine, who have their own plan for the future of France, regardless of who gets hurt in the process. Amy Brenneman guest stars.
When Clarissa kidnaps the younger children of King Henry and Queen Catherine, Mary and Bash work with the Queen to find them, with tragic results. Meanwhile, when Lola attempts to help her brother with a debt he owes, Francis rescues her, causing the two of them to grow closer. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell and Celina Sinden and Toby Regbo also star.
When King Henry accuses Queen Catherine of treason and adultery, she sets out to save her life by exposing Bash's dark past. Mary and Bash go on a quest to expose an even more deadly secret from Catherine's past. Meanwhile, Nostradamus reveals the truth about the castle ghost, Clarissa, which shocks everyone. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell and Celina Sinden and Toby Regbo also star.
When a plot to kill Bash goes wrong, Queen Catherine is suspected of orchestrating it. Mary offers to help free a wrongly imprisoned pregnant peasant named Isobel who has a mysterious tie to Bash. Meanwhile, Lola blackmails Queen Catherine to keep her from trying to ruin Mary and Bash, whose bond continues to grow. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell and Celina Sinden also star.
When Mary and Bash are captured and forced to return to the castle, they discover Catherine waiting and even more determined to keep Mary and Francis apart. Francis learns of the prophecy, but his determination to wed Mary changes everything: in love and politics, tearing the bond of brothers apart, and hardening Catherine's resolve to destroy Mary at any cost. Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell and Celina Sinden also star.
Nostradamus tells Mary of his prophecy that one among them will die soon, which causes Mary to make a decision that will forever change her relationship with Francis. Clarissa becomes bolder with her endeavors, while Kenna informs Catherine of Diane's plan for Bash, which ends up backfiring. Alan Van Sprang, Jenessa Grant, Anna Popplewell, and Celina Sinden also star.
Mary and Francis are forced to rely on each other when the castle is taken hostage, and Catherine shocks everyone when she makes a surprising proposal to try and save their lives. Meanwhile, Bash's mother Diane tells Bash of her plan to have him legitimized. Alan Van Sprang, Caitlin Stasey, Jenessa Grant, Anna Popplewell and Celina Sinden also star.
Reign is an American historical fiction television series following the early years of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1557 France.
Megan Follows discusses Queen Catherine's complicated relationship with King Henry.
Reign: Season 1 clip - starring Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Torrance Coombs, Toby Regbo, Caitlin Stasey, Celina Sinden. Directed by Brad Silberling.
Torrance Coombs discusses what's next for Mary.
The Black Death returns. Reign premieres Thursday, Oct. 2!
Adelaide Kane, Toby Regbo, Megan Follows, and Executive Producer Laurie McCarthy talk season 2 at the Reign Comic-Con® Panel, presented by Samsung Galaxy S5.
Make way for the new King of France. Don't miss Reign, premiering Thursday, Oct. 2!
Mary and Francis have come a long way as heirs to the throne. Watch this clip with Toby Regbo and don't miss the season premiere Thursday, Oct. 2!
The Reign cast answers your burning questions in this Comic-Con Fan Q&A, presented by Samsung Galaxy S5.
A king will rise, but a marriage will falter. Reign premieres Thursday, Oct. 2 at 9/8c.
Two queens, one castle. Who will reign over the other? Watch a clip with Megan Follows!
Family over everything. Watch this clip with Toby Regbo!
Even Queen Catherine fears the coming plague. Watch an interview with Megan Follows!
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