|First appearance||The Rage: Carrie 2|
|Last appearance||The Rage: Carrie 2|
|Portrayed by||Emily Bergl|
|Family||Ralph White (father)
Barbara Lang (mother)
Carrie White (half-sister)
|Relatives||Margaret White (stepmother)
Boyd (foster father)
Emilyn (foster mother)
Rachel Lang is a fictional character who appeared in The Rage: Carrie 2, and well as being the protagonist of the film. She was portrayed by Emily Bergl and is the younger half-sister of Carrie White, the protagonist of the original film.
Rachel is the daughter of Ralph White and Barbara Lang. To be with Barbara, Ralph walked out on his wife Margaret and lost all contact with his eldest daughter Carrie. Sometime during Rachel's early life, Ralph abandoned his second family, never to be seen again. Barbara, who suffered from schizophrenia, lost her sanity and was taken to a psychiatric hospital. By high school, Rachel had spent most of her life in foster care.
Rachel first showed her powers of telekinesis as a toddler, slamming and opening windows and doors. Rachel and Carrie both inherited their abilities from their father.
The film starts with Rachel and her only friend, Lisa, talking about Lisa having sex with star football player Eric Stark. However, Eric actually seduced her as part of a game he and the other players are running in which they choose girls to have sex with, then abruptly dump them. When Eric rejects Lisa, she is so distraught that she commits suicide by diving off the school's roof. This triggers Rachel's long-dormant powers, she makes all the lockers in her school open in an instant. Sue Snell, a survivor of the prom incident with Carrie, and now the school's guidance counselor, recognizes this and tries to help her, but Rachel is so upset by it that she knocks one of Sue's mugs to the floor.
Rachel discovers that she developed pictures of Lisa and Eric at the photo lab where she works nights, and turns them into the local sheriff rather than be bribed to destroy them by Eric's teammates. As a result, Eric is suspended from the team, and is threatened with charges of statutory rape. When they find out Rachel turned in the pictures, Eric and his friends harass her at home. Eric actually starts to come into the house, but Rachel telekinetically slams the window on his hand.
Meanwhile, Sue has gotten Barbara to tell her that she had Rachel by Ralph White. Sue has done some studying on telekinesis, and fears Rachel could snap like Carrie did more than 20 years earlier. However, Rachel rebuffs Sue again and refuses to believe that she is related to Carrie, as she had grown up thinking her father's name was Bill Kirk - it transpires that Barbara had lied to Rachel about her paternity in order to save her daughter from the stigma of the family name.
Rachel falls in love with one of Eric's teammates, Jesse Ryan, and later they have sex. While she is sleeping, Jesse tells her he loves her. Unknown to them, Eric and his friends (intent on revenge even though charges have been dropped) have secretly videotaped them as part of a plan to humiliate Rachel. Rachel gets invited to a football after-party with some jocks and their girlfriends, not knowing that they are all in on the scheme. Jesse is due to come as well, but his ex-girlfriend Tracy, who is in on the plot, stalls him by luring him to her house.
At the party, the jocks not only reveal the game, but add insult to injury by showing the videotape of her and Jesse making love. Humiliated, she tries to leave, but is grabbed and her tattoo (a heart with thorny vines wrapped around it that she shared with Lisa) starts spreading thorny vines all over her body.
Rachel uses her ability to get revenge, just as Carrie had years before. First, she slams the doors shut, then impales and decapitates some of the partygoers by shattering the glass doors and flinging objects at them. She accidentally kills Sue when she flings a fire poker at a boy and it goes through the door and into Sue's head. Then, she drenches the house with alcohol and sets it alight, causing a massive fire. While stalking them through the mansion, she is approached by two of the football jocks, Eric and Mark, and their girlfriend Monica. They try to kill her, but she kills them instead—but not before Mark shoots her with a flare gun, gravely wounding her. Her mother arrived and at first saw Rachel as she was when she was a little girl, but when she saw her as she was, with the thorny vines on her body, she told her that the devil had taken her over and ran away.
After killing most of the people at the party, Rachel focuses on Jesse, who finally showed up. He tried to tell her that he didn't know about the tape, which she doesn't believe until she hears him say "I love you" on it. Rachel then knocks him out of the way when the ceiling comes down. It crushes her legs down, leaving her trapped. Jesse tries to stay with her, kissing her even as his sleeve catches fire. To save him, Rachel uses her ability to throw him into the pool. She then dies in the fire.
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