|Dates||Possessed Mid 2009 - Dispossessed 2010|
|Location||Pike Creek, Delaware|
|Episode(s)|| 5.01 Sympathy for the Devil|
As The Vessel of Lucifer:
5.03 Free to Be You and Me
5.10 Abandon All Hope...
5.13 The Song Remains The Same (mentioned)
5.19 Hammer of the Gods
5.21 Two Minutes to Midnight (mentioned)
5.22 Swan Song
Nick is a solemn widower living in Delaware. He was married to a woman named Sarah, and together they had a child. One night a criminal crept into their house and murdered Sarah and the baby. After the home invasion, Nick still resides in the house, and has kept some objects that were connected to Sarah and the baby. Nick is used as a "Plan B" Vessel for Lucifer. However, because he isn't the "true" vessel, over time Nick’s body slowly becomes more and more degraded. The longer he continues to be occupied by Lucifer the more his body suffers, due to the inability of Nick's body to handle Lucifer's essence. Castiel tells Sam that Nick would be drinking gallons of demon blood in order to be able to host Lucifer. Nick is dispossessed in 5.22 Swan Song, at which point his body falls to the ground. His current condition is unknown; he is likely deceased.
The name 'Nick' is possibly a reference to 'Old Nick' which is a nickname for the Devil.
Appearances & References
Nick's wife and child have been murdered during a home invasion. As he grieves, he starts hallucinating. Lucifer appears as his wife Sarah and tells him that he is a Vessel, and that Lucifer wants his consent to possess him. Lucifer says he is misunderstood, that he was punished for "loving God too much". He says that he will help Nick get justice for his family. Nick assents to possession.
Further stress on Nick is seen, and when Castiel mentions the sores appearing on his vessel's face, Lucifer admits that "Nick is wearing a bit thin."
When Anna reveals her intention to kill Sam to stop Lucifer, Castiel states that Sam is not Lucifer's only Vessel, but Anna states that Nick is falling apart as she and Castiel speak, and Sam is the only potential Vessel that matters.
Nick is falling apart under the effort to contain Lucifer.
Dean and Sam meet up with Lucifer at an abandoned apartment. Nick's body looks even more run-down and degraded than it did in 5.19 Hammer of the Gods. Sam agrees to be Lucifer's vessel. Nick's body is seen motionless on the ground after the dispossession, presumably dead.