OH MY SWEET LORD OF THE RINGS I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS EPISODE!
Ever since I heard Cain was coming back I've been champing at the bit for this one! I totally dug Cain in "First Born". I totally dug the introduction of a character that we'd heard about for so long. A character that we were told the Winchesters can trace their lineage back to. I totally dug the twist on the Cain and Able lore. I totally dug the interactions between Cain and Dean. And I totally dug Cain's beard! It was so epic it deserved its own screen credit!
Of course...now, in typical Supernatural fangirl fashion...I'm excited and terrified and excited and nervous and excited and distracted by the thought of bad assed Dean facing Cain and... yep
Okay... enough oversharing! Let's get to the preview!
Dean, deciding that he couldn't go on hoping against hope for a cure for the Mark of Cain, chose instead the peace of the family business, saving people, hunting things, and fighting the good fight for as long as he could.
Sam, externally went along with Dean and internally screamed, "Hell no, I'm finding a way to cure you bro!"
Well of course. Just when Dean gets to a good place...it's Cain, it's the First Blade, it's the First Blade in Dean's hands and OMG I HATE YOU, SHOW!
(I could never hate you, Show).
OH MANNNNNN! I am excited! Dean's in his demony maroon shirt again. Seriously, I'm going to have to look into that shirt more because I swear it seems to be tied to how he's feeling re: the Mark or actually being a demon! P.S. I love that shirt and I just love how much red Dean's been wearing this season...wonder if there's a reason for that too? BUT I DIGRESS...again. How epic are these promos!
Dean with the Blade. I reckon, possibly because I'm in love with him, that he's going to be able to be more controlled with the Blade this time. Dean is in a much better place emotionally. He's not all hurty and broken and hating on himself and feeling like he deserves to face the world on his own. He has his brother's love and support and he knows it. In fact, he's even spoken about how he has people in his life who love him, who pulled him back from the edge. This is a totally new emotional space for Dean. Plus I think Sam's confidence in and encouragement of Dean has actually rubbed off on him a bit. He's not the broken, burnt out, shell of a man he was during season 9 when the Mark of Cain and the Blade totally overpowered him. In that situation, he felt completely alone and full of rageful, revenge driven feels (against himself as much as anyone else). He was hell bent on putting, at least, something right. Dean, as scared as he is right now, is not the same guy, emotionally speaking, as he was last time he faced down the Mark of Cain with the First Blade. Having said that, I'm sure as hell terrified as to what's going to happen and how he's going to feel when that nasty thing gets into his hand! The Mark and the Blade go together (like Sam and Dean. Heh), and there's no denying that and what that means. But at least he has a support crew right behind him this time around, and he's confident of that and of them. *sigh* So many feelings!
I can't say I'm not a teensy bit worried for Cas too! All he manages to do when facing Cain is give him a bit of a blow dry! Cain's power seems like something we've never come across before. Well, maybe Lucifer I guess, I assuming he could put Cain down. But from where we stand I'm guessing the First Blade is the only thing that can and will stop him, and I don't think Dean's going to be able to get close enough to do anything about that!
On this note...what has Cain been up to that he now needs to be put down? Okay, they wanted to find him and ask him if there was any way out of this Mark thing. Sure, last time we saw him he was zapping a bunch of demons, but before that he was living the quiet life and tending bees (you'd think him and Cas would get on)! So what's changed? What's he done, or what's he doing that has caused this about face. Cue sneak peek.
Yeah, the episode has me so damn excited.
So the Father of Murder has been murdering up a storm, apparently! That was a buttload of bodies! Who is he killing and why? I'm sure there's some big reason behind it all - not just killing for the sake of it. Unless Cain has gone completely off the reservation and has reverted to what he was before he tossed away the Blade. Or maybe all this is just about getting The Blade back? Maybe he want's to be reunited with his old jawbone of an ass friend.
I loved that there was this little breeze and Cas just knew that Cain was there. And how magnificent does Timothy Omundson look? He looks fan-friggin-tastic! I can't wait to meet him at Vegascon! He's crashed a couple of karaokes I've been to, but this will be the first time I've seen his panel and whatnot and don't you just know I'll be getting a photo with him! I hope his epic hair and beard is in full force!
|Oh baby, I missed you!|
So what the hell is going to happen when Cain gets his mitts on the First Blade? He could just zap away I assume once he has it. I wonder if that's what he'll do? I feel, because this is Supernatural and I've been watching this show for 10 years, that there will be way more to this than these promo pics reveal. Remembering Cain was able to love at one point. He's not just black and white evil. And he sort of liked Dean. Though he might not like him much after this!
I hope Sam gets to meet Cain! Though is there enough room in one shot for all that hair??
OH YES I AM EXCITED FOR THIS! This is going to be scary and hot, as only Supernatural can be!
In preparation for this episode and doing this preview, I watched "First Born" again. It's such a fab episode, and it was interesting to revisit Cain and remember what he said about his life, and how he became what he is. Also, boy Tim's hair has grown!
What do you think? Lay your theories on me! I know you guys have some good ones! I can't wait for this episode. I'm wishing my life away, one Supernatural ep at a time!