Oh wow, thank you neven-ebrez for pointing out this parallel! Cas killing his own kind because he had no other choice, Dean killing his own kind when he did, and both times they force the hand of the one they are killing when pushing the blades in.
you know where else we’ve seen that move
Sam Winchester’s Journal – Entry #51
"There’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin."— Mitch Albom, For One More Day
Season 9: How it has established that Dean Winchester’s endgame includes a love interest, and what that means for Dean and Cas.
If season 9 of Supernatural has established one thing, it’s that Dean Winchester craves love in his life, but feels as if he doesn’t deserve it. Feels as if he can’t have a romantic partner while still being a hunter. And who can blame him? We all saw what happened with Lisa.
But I believe, regardless of anything that has happened in the past, Dean will be getting a love interest, and I think that love interest is Castiel.
The opening sequence for season 9 asks the question, who do you love? Right off the bat, it is established that love is going to be a major theme this time around. While love has always been a major theme in Supernatural, 9x02 lets us know that we are not only dealing with familial love this time around. This time there are two loves:
me: ah yes time to start my homework
me: *opens tumblr*
me: *watches 25 youtube tutorials*
me: *sings the entirety of bohemian rhapsody*
me: *rearranges room*
me: *reads les mis*
me: *watches every tom hiddleston interview on the internet*
me: *writes a novel*
me: *publishes novel*
me: *has novel made into 3 movies and a video game*
me: *takes the ring to mordor*
me: *defeats lord voldemort*
me: well its too late to start it now
Story of my life