Last week’s Supernatural ended with a “sobered up” Crowley realizing that his life was in danger. As a result, he stole the First Blade from the Winchester brothers. Pair that with the return of Abaddon this week — not to mention Dean finally realizing the effects of the Mark of Cain — and an end-of-season, danger-is-imminent feeling is slowly creeping in. For now, though, we’re trying to stay calm and take things one week at a time — which is why we talked with Misha Collins about what comes next.
Collins, who makes his directorial debut with tonight’s episode, wasn’t able to promise us a Castiel appearance — not even a cameo! He did, however, talk about the brothers’ dilemma, what Crowley is up to, and what we can expect from Cas in future episodes. Here’s what we learned: