destiel s8

ok! wow! meta people please watch this clip im!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsohMRwa21s

theres so much here that turned up in s12? its like s8 was the primer for s12 or something?

1) the mary photo and how both dean/sam focus on it

2) the grenade launcher being next to the bed! next to a cross!

3) dean having a led zeppelin album! rock is his home (cut to cas’ mixtape)

4) it focuses on the blade he used in purgatory!

(i love tagging you guys sorry! @tinkdw @postmodernmulticoloredcloak @amwritingmeta & anyone else who wants to add!!)

fucking hell I just THIS LITERAL SECOND realised that Dean trying and failing to rescue Castiel from Purgatory in S8 of Supernatural is a thematically perfect retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice

and I say this as someone who’s written an 84k Destiel fic *called* Orpheus

HOW DID IT TAKE ME THIS DAMN LONG TO NOTICE

HOW

THE ENTIRE FUCKING PURGATORY ARC IS A LITERAL KATABASIS SO THAT DEAN CAN BARGAIN WITH THE UNDERWORLD TO HAVE HIS BELOVED RESTORED TO HIM

IT EVEN FALTERS ON THE GODDAMN THRESHOLD WHEN DEAN LOOKS BACK AT CAS 

W H Y