|Episode #||Season 13, Episode 22|
|First aired||May 10, 2018|
|Directed by||Thomas J. Wright|
|Written by|| Eugenie Ross-Leming|
|Outline||Sam, Dean, and Mary devise a plan to lead the group to safety. Meanwhile, Jack takes an interest in Lucifer and his family's history.|
|Timeline||Immediately after 13.21 Beat the Devil|
|Location(s)|| Apocalypse World|
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Sam walks into the resistance outpost with Lucifer trailing behind him. Lucifer takes the credit for Sam being alive and claims he is there to help defeat Michael. He also reveals that without his grace keeping the portal open, it will close in 31 hours. As Lucifer begins to approach Jack, Dean immediately intervenes, angrily warning Jack not to listen to Lucifer and demanding Lucifer not talk to Jack. They argue over the semantics of who is Jack’s family, angering Dean enough he orders Gabriel to kill Lucifer, but Gabriel claims he is not strong enough to do so. All the fighting begins to upset Jack, who disappears. Castiel grabs some binding handcuffs out of Dean’s backpack and uses them to restrain the weakened Lucifer, which Lucifer does not resist as a show of good will.
Sam apologizes to Dean for leading Lucifer to them, but Dean absolves him, telling Sam he only cares that he is alive. They hug and Dean admits that he thought he lost him. The boys then approach Mary, keen to return with her through the rift. Mary admits she is not planning on going back with the boys, telling them that she understands what they went through, but that she respects the people at the camp, and she has fought beside them and doesn’t want to abandon them. As Dean starts to argue with Mary, he looks to Sam to back him up, but Sam respects Mary's wish not to leave her people behind, and instead suggests they take the people with them back through the portal where they can safely plan on how to attack Michael.
When Jack returns to the camp after thinking on what to do about Lucifer, he decides he wishes to listen to what Lucifer has to say, despite Castiel's protestations, and make up his own mind after hearing his perspective. When Dean intervenes, Jack insists that Lucifer can help them kill Michael.
The Winchesters and the people at the outpost decide to return to the larger resistance group. On the way to the camp, Gabriel is sent ahead to scout and comes running back with angels after him. In the standoff, the angels are disintegrated by Lucifer, who dissolves his handcuffs, revealing that he knew they wouldn’t hold him but was demonstrating that he was no threat.
When the group arrives at Singer Auto Salvage and meets with Bobby, Dean asks about Charlie, and learns that she has gone with Ketch to take out an angel kill squad. They brief Bobby on their plan. Bobby is unconvinced, deeming it a dumb idea, but takes it to the other leaders later that night, and they agree that they’ll take a vote.
Lucifer continues to give Jack his own perspective on how he was treated by God. Gabriel interrupts and argues that Lucifer was not a victim in his dealings with their father. Later, Gabriel tells Lucifer that Jack will see what he is, a cancer that corrupted the innocent and beautiful humans. He tells his brother that there is no chance of redemption for him, not anymore. As Gabriel walks away, Lucifer is affected by his brother's words and a single tear falls.
When Bobby learns that Charlie and Ketch have been taken in a trap, Dean, Sam, Cas, and Bobby follow up with the person that told Charlie about the kill squad. As the man is unwilling to talk, Castiel uses his powers to interrogate him, and he eventually gives Dean and Sam the information they need.
Ketch and Charlie have been taken to an empty Gas-N-Sip after being captured. The angels torture Ketch while Charlie watches, but Ketch proves resistant, prompting the interrogator to reveal that he has placed a call to an “expert”, who soon arrives in the form of Castiel. Still in Jimmy Novak’s vessel, he has a previous eye injury, a pronounced facial tic, and he speaks with an accent. He tells a bound Charlie that eventually everyone hits their breaking point and that once he finds hers, her secrets will flow out until her mind no longer exists. As he places his hands on Charlie's head and begins his process, the lights go out. As the angels check the perimeter, the Winchesters and Jack attack, killing the angels and saving Charlie and Ketch. As Castiel flees, he comes face to face with his double near his vehicle. Fascinated, Castiel questions Cas' allegiance to the humans, telling him they are the same. Cas agrees, before stabbing Castiel with an angel blade and killing him.
At Bobby’s, the vote has been taken and they have all agreed to go to the other world. Questioning how they will be able to get everyone to the rift, Dean notices an old school bus in the salvage yard, and after tuning it up, they pile on. When Gabriel questions letting Lucifer drive, Dean tells him it's so that Castiel can keep an eye on him. As the group prepares to leave, Jack tries to split from the group to go and kill Michael, but is talked out of going by Sam and Lucifer. The group arrives to find the rift starting to close, but to their shock, it begins to glow open again as Rowena doubles her efforts in the Bunker. Ketch, Mary, Jack, and Charlie lead the refugees through the rift into the Bunker until Sam, Dean, Lucifer, Gabriel and three others are left behind. Michael dive-bombs into the area, killing the three others in the resulting explosion. As Michael makes his presence known, Lucifer stands to fight him, but a short exchange leads to Lucifer's defeat. Michael notices Gabriel, who tells Sam and Dean to go, saying that he will not run anymore. With their archangel blades in hand, Gabriel moves on Michael. The two exchange blows, and Michael is able to overpower Gabriel, and stabs him with his blade. Gabriel goes limp in Michael's arms, and he places the dead body on the ground as Sam and Dean get ready to leave. Dean goes through the rift first, and as Lucifer comes up, Sam holds him back. Lucifer argues he’s hurt, but Sam throws him to the ground, asking how he thought things would end, and goes through the rift just as it closes, before Michael can reach it.
At the Bunker, the refugees are celebrating their escape. However, Jack looks upset, and Dean is telling Castiel about Gabriel sacrificing himself and reassuring Cas that Sam handled Lucifer. Bobby toasts their escape and assures his people that they will find a way back to get Michael and save the rest of their people. He also toasts Sam and Dean and welcomes them to the family.
In Apocalypse World, Lucifer is striking a deal with Michael. He tells Michael he needs him because he knows how to create the rift. He states that he only cares about his son. As a despondent Lucifer looks at his brother's dead body, Michael agrees to terms: Lucifer will get Jack, and Michael will get everything else.
- Sam Winchester
- Dean Winchester
- Mary Winchester
- Jack Kline
- Arthur Ketch
- Bobby Singer (Apocalypse World)
- Michael (Apocalypse World)
- Charlie Bradbury (Apocalypse World)
- Maggie (Apocalypse World)
- Castiel (Apocalypse World)
- Alternate Universe
- Angel Blade
- Angel Lore
- Angel Wings
- Apocalypse World
- Archangel Blade
- Binding Link
- Black Grimoire
- Dark Side
- Men of Letters Bunker
- Queer and Gender Diverse Characters
- Singer Salvage Yard
- Table of Death