The staff that the serpent gave to Goodman was the major cause that led Goodman to have a vivid view of what really happened in the evil world where people met for the evil rituals.This Goodman learned that a liquid that was actually blood was used to baptize the converts. Previously he thought that it was the reflection of lurid light that made the water red in appearance. The minister and Deacon Gookin were riding on their horses going for the ceremony. Goodman overheard minister insisting that he would rather miss his usual communion in the church than miss this ceremony. This was clear indication to Goodman that the two adored the ceremony more than they did the church. This made Goodman to start doubting if heavens still existed. He saw his wife approaching the altar. He called out her name loudly but all he heard were echoes from the trees. She too had been brought to this place as a new convert. Goodman did not want to go forward to the altar when the new converts were summoned but he found himself at the altar. The text says that he felt a force that was beyond his control push him to the altar He thought that it was his dead father, urging him to go to the altar. He noticed that even his catechist teacher was in the gathering together with another woman by the name of Martha Carrier, who had been promised to be made the ‘queen of hell’. The converts were welcomed by a dark figure that referred to them as his children. Goodman tried to tell Faith to look up to the heavens and resist the devil, but he wasn’t sure if she had heard him or not.
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