By Kaylynn Kasandra
Every season, somewhere around the mid season break, I am left questioning if this will be the season the show lets me down. It’s quite hard to come up with new and interesting storylines for each season that will keep longtime viewers not only engaged, but excited. I am happy to say, I have yet to be let down. And this season is no different.
I really like the idea of the Angels going dark, falling in succession. We have seen the Winchesters battle Lucifer in the past, but not quite like this. This time, there seems to be so much more at stake. Not only are they still needing to get to Jack before Lucifer can, they need to get to their mom as well. I’m not sure they really understand what all will be standing in their way to make that possible either. Other reality Michael is pretty angry! Even Lucifer knows he’s going to be a major pain in the ass. We never got to see all of the time he spent with Michael while he was in the other world. And judging by the state we see he had Mary in, we know he likes to draw things out. So it should be quite the battle of the minds when they all go head to head.
I must say, it’s quite fun to see one of the actors working side by side with their wife. In this episode we got to see Anael, played by Danneel Ackles. It was nice to see her in that role, I think she really owned it. She sells Anael’s badass, unappreciated angel vibe very well. It’s always nice to see Lucifer’s sensitive side, and Anael brought that out as well. I have to admit, I really like them as a team. I feel disloyal for liking them, but they work well together. I mean, did you see how easy it was for them to break free from the guys? Not only that, but it didn’t take them long to take over Heaven either. Ask and you shall receive, right?
I can only wonder if any of the angels will try to double cross them once they get their wings. It wouldn’t really surprise me if Anael is the one to do that. I mean, she is quite like Lucifer, and that’s what he would do. She’s a really great manipulator. I couldn’t help but notice that she seemed hurt when she found out Lucifer was the one who has drained, then killed Cupid and the others. It leaves me wondering, did she have a personal connection with those angels? Maybe even just one? It would make sense that she would want to get close to Lucifer to get revenge if that’s the case. I could be wrong, she could just be in it for her own personal gain. Or worse, she may really like Lucifer.
The most shocking of all from this episode wasn’t the fact that Ketch was honest with the guys. Nor was it the guys being saved by Ketch. No, the most shocking to me was seeing that Mr.Colonel Sanders creepy demon dude, has a pet. And not a hellhound like most guys of his type. Nope, he had to one up all the creeps we have met and have an Archangel!!! What the what!!! Archangel Gabriel was bound and beaten, mouth sewn shut in his own personal prison! That was not something I expected. I don’t think Ketch expected it either. So now we know Asmodeus has just what he needs to defeat Lucifer, even with him at full power. I would say that’s a good thing, but he creeps me out way more than Lucifer ever has. I hope Ketch is able to get the Archangel sword away from him, and quickly. And let’s hope Gabriel gets released before he’s forced into being a pawn in the epic battle brewing.
I have to say, I thought the Darkness was intense. But, something is telling me this battle that’s coming is going to be way, way, worse. I hope we aren’t going to be left with a clinghanger, though I’m sure we will be. And I hope Jack has a plan, because the guys are really going to need it!
Written by Kaylynn Kasandra. Awkward hippie who enjoys helping people, creating things, reading, sci-fi, fantasy, and Thor. Find more from her at http://www.youtube.com/c/tiedyesmurf