"The Cord and the Ax"
The Cord and the Ax
Episode Information
Season 2
Episode 3
Date aired July 3rd, 2014
Ratings 1.492mil[1]
Writer(s) Allison Miller
Director Michael Nankin
Previous "In My Secret Life"
Next "Beasts of Burden"

"The Cord and the Ax" is the 3rd episode of Season Two of Defiance and the 15th episode overall. It is scheduled to air on July 3rd, 2014 on Syfy.


Overview (No Spoilers)Edit

Irisa's condition worsens, while Stahma may face her most dangerous opponent - her husband.[2]

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Free Clips, First Looks, etc.Edit


Defiance Season 2 Preview 20300:21

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The Cord and the Ax (Defiance)02:01

The Cord and the Ax (Defiance)

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Inside Episode 3 (Defiance)04:28

Inside Episode 3 (Defiance)

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Season 2
Episodes "The Opposite of Hallelujah" • "In My Secret Life" • "The Cord and the Ax" • "Beasts of Burden" • "Putting the Damage On" • "This Woman's Work" • "If You Could See Her Through My Eyes" • "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" • "Painted From Memory" • "Bottom of the World" • "Doll Parts" • "All Things Must Pass" • "I Almost Prayed"
Stars Grant Bowler as Joshua NolanJulie Benz as Amanda RosewaterTony Curran as Datak TarrJaime Murray as Stahma TarrGraham Greene as Rafe McCawleyJim Murray as Niles Pottinger
Guests Rob Archer as ChurchillLinda Hamilton as Pilar McCawleyMichael Dyson as SkevurKevin Shand as RaigaKatie Douglas as Young Irisa/IrzuMonica Parker as Bailey
Recurring Dewshane Williams as Tommy LasalleJesse Rath as Alak TarrNicole Muñoz as Christie McCawley

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