The sisters are outside admiring an aurora borealis (something not usually seen in San Francisco). Piper stands up and passes out, and Leo can't help her. The others get her to the hospital and she is diagnosed with toxemia. The doctor orders her on a no-salt diet and bed rest. Leo speculates that this is a state of mind, and that's why he couldn't heal her.

In the woods, a sorcerer named Cronyn speaks of a prophecy as the aurora shines overhead. He sends his underling Stanley to attack The Charmed Ones with fireballs.


Gifts from magical beings pile up, and Paige and Phoebe find a unicorn in the kitchen, they find a present tag, from El to them. Presumably, the Unicorn bit part of the tag off and so they don't know who it is, possibly someone from Spain. Paige tries to orb it out, but can't. Phoebe tries a spell and it doesn't work. Leo runs in and tells them that he can't orb to the Elders. It turns out that none of their powers work, and that the Book of Shadows is blank. They try to keep the news from Piper.


Stanley shows up at the manor and tries to attack Paige with a fireball, but the fireball fizzles. He attacks her physically, and Phoebe kills him with a carving knife. She and Paige frantically hide the body when Victor shows up to introduce them to his new wife Doris.

Cronyn arrives at the manor and asks the sisters to help him save magic. He notes that both good and evil magic beings have lost their powers. Paige is skeptical, but Phoebe wants to meet with Cronyn. They agree to meet in a pizza pub. Piper suspects something is up and that the others are hiding something. Leo ushers Victor and Doris out of Piper's room and spills the beans. Piper gestures but Leo doesn't blow up. Right afterwards, Piper's water breaks six weeks early.


At the meeting with Cronyn, Paige and Phoebe find themselves surrounded by demons, but they have come prepared with improvised weapons and a smoke candle, as well as the usual combat skills. Cronyn walks away as the fight continues.

Leo goes to fetch the other sisters, and then Doris stabs Victor with the knife without anyone knowing. She is now alone with Piper. The other sisters interrogate a demon and realize that Cronyn is after Piper's baby. They rush back to the manor. Cronyn gets there ahead of them and Piper is now in labor. Phoebe and Paige realize that the magical gifts were to help them once magic was gone; because unicorns are not earthly creatures, they still have magic. Paige scrapes a bit of dust off the unicorn horn to use for a spell. Cronyn hears the unicorn's neigh and goes to investigate. Piper bashes Doris over the head and escapes, still in labor. Cronyn and Doris catch her on the stairs.


Phoebe and Paige come from the basement, where the unicorn is tied up, and confront Cronyn and Doris. Cronyn holds a knife to Piper's throat and threatens to kill her. Piper begs Phoebe to save the baby over her, but Phoebe hesitates. Victor comes to and pushes Cronyn away from Piper. Paige throws the unicorn dust and Phoebe says the vanquishing spell, destroying all three demons in the manor.

Piper gives birth under light coming from the chandelier above, and to everyone's surprise, the child is a boy. Phoebe hands the baby to Piper as the entire family looks on happily.

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