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The Pierce family fears for Jennifer's life.

The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis is an episode of season 3 of Black Lightning. It premiered on December 9, 2019.

Synopsis for "The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis"

The Pierce family fears for Jennifer's life.

Appearing in "The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • A.S.A. (Earth-1) (Single appearance)
    • Percy Odell (Earth-1) (Single appearance; dies)
    • Sara Grey (Earth-1) (Single appearance; dies)
  • A.S.A. (Earth-2) (Single appearance) (Erased)
  • A.S.A. (Unknown Earth) (Erased)

Other Characters:



  • Black Lightning's Suit
  • Green Light
  • Inhibitor Collar (Flashback and main story)
  • Lightning's Suit




  • The episode is a tie-in to the Arrowverse crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths.
    • The epilogue of this story directly leads into Black Lightning's appearance in the climax of The Flash episode, "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three".
    • The events on Earth-2 clearly take place before the events of the Arrow episode, "Starling City" which featured the destruction of Earth-2.
    • Gen and Jinn Pierce being erased from the Safe Place takes place during the epilogue of "Part Three".
  • This episode marks the last appearance of Black Lightning's original Earth as the continuity of Black Lightning is moved to Earth-Prime after the rebirth of the Multiverse.[1]
    • The Earth designation of this universe has never been revealed in any episode.
    • However, Earth-73 is shown to be erased in "Part Three" just after Black Lightning is rescued by Pariah and brought to the Nexus but it has never been confirmed in-universe or out-of-universe if it's actually Black Lightning's Earth.
  • The Pre-Crisis Earth-1 or Earth-2 counterparts of the Pierce Family or the A.S.A. were never featured nor mentioned in any other Arrowverse show.


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