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Pastor Gideon is walking outside and there's a gust of wind. An angel induced gust of wind. He turns around and sees nothing, moves on and then looks back again to see Castiel. He asks if he's Pastor David Gideon. Yep. He wants to know who Cas is. Cas says in the most disgusted voice "I'm an angel of the Lord." Wow, that's so different than when he proudly gave Dean that line in "Lazarus Rising." Things have so changed since then. Naturally the Pastor doesn't believe him so one touch later and they both breeze into the motel room in front of Sam and Dean.
Dean takes over, confirming Cas wasn't lying about the angel thing. Yeah, I think he got that. They share the details about the whore. Obviously, Pastor Gideon can't do it. It's is daughter. It isn't though, she's the thing that killed his daughter. He thinks that"˜s impossible, so Sam points out that it's true and deep down he knows it. While the Pastor falls apart Sam throws the huge burden at him, if he doesn't do that she'll kill a lot of people and damn the rest to Hell. The Pastor still doesn't get why it has to be him. "You're a servant of Heaven," Castiel says. "And you're an angel," the Pastor counters. "A poor example of one," Castiel replies rather solemnly. Wow, he's really disappointed in himself. Good line and great delivery. The Pastor looks at the stick and contemplates.
Castiel sits on a bench outside the motel room, the impact of his bender hitting full force. I'm assuming the vessel can only take so much. A sympathetic Dean reaches into the Impala, pulls out a bottle of aspirin and tosses it to the hurting angel. Cas wants to know how many to take. Dean takes an educated guess for an angel that consumed an entire liquor store, the whole bottle. Castiel thanks him. Dean understands, he's been there. He's a big expert on deadbeat dads. "How do you manage it though?" Dean gives a surprisingly encouraging line given his state of mind. "On a good day you get to kill a Whore." Oh yeah, bring it! BTW, this is another scene that I wish was longer and had more dialogue. It really didn't expose for me enough what causes Dean to make the decision he did. Come to think of it, I didn't do much for Cas either.
Back at the church and another innocent neighbor is being dragged into the storage room of the "not chosen." She pleads to Michael Shanks and Jane, but these two just don't have their thinking caps on. That's some pretty bad blind faith, turning on neighbors like that. They shove her into the crowded room and lock the door. Leah asks if that's it and then tells Jane to get the kerosene. Wow, she really wants Jane to be her hell bitch. It couldn't happen to a nicer lady. Jane stares at her, now getting a conscience, saying there are kids in there. She's saying that now, after she dragged them down there and locked them up? What a dumb"¦you get it.
Leah says angels named them for a reason and pulls out the dead son card. Man, demons know how to push buttons. So Jane does as told while Michael Shanks looks at her funny but does nothing. Leah goes into the office, malevolently smiles since that's what all sinister beings do, looks in the mirror and her demon face flashes. Yep, a whore. She closes the wardrobe door and Castiel is there behind it to grab her. He holds her back, Pastor Gideon shows up with the stick but naturally can't kill her. She spouts something in Enochian and Castiel collapses in agony on the floor. Sam and Dean really need to learn that trick. She then throws the Pastor backward with the demon hand toss, then Sam and Dean. You know, the TK toss Sam used to do so well. I liked it better when he was immune to that sort of thing. Big step backward.
The Pastor chases with the stick, Sam and Dean follow and Castiel stays disabled on the floor. Wimpy angels. Leah runs into the community room and warns that they're trying to attack her. Two yahoos attack the Pastor (what idiots!) and the stick goes flying. Sam and Dean rush into help the pastor and she tells Michael Shanks to light the kerosene. As he's trying to work the lighter, which doesn't spark on the first try (awesome!), Sam tackles him, punches him a few times and tosses the lighter aside. Jane then attacks Sam while Leah goes after Dean. She tosses him onto the floor with the motion of her hand and then starts choking him.
Dean reaches for the nearby stick and Leah taunts him, not believing he's a servant of Heaven. In the meantime Sam has Jane in a bear hug and there's no way she's getting out of that! He's practically swallowed her in those large arms. Leah keeps taunting. "That's why my team's gonna win. You're the great vessel? You're pathetic, self-hating, faithless. It's the end of the world and you're just gonna sit back and watch it happen." Dean grabs the stick, smacks her one and then plunges the stick into her chest. "Don't be so sure, whore." Hmm, I wonder what that means?
Sam and Jane stop struggling, both pretty stunned over what they're seeing. On the floor the whore starts phasing in and out, black smoke oozes from her chest, and she starts going all electric while convulsing on the floor. Everyone is watching the show now, even Michael Shanks. Eventually there's a big burst of golden light and the stick is gone. Nothing but a dead whore with a smoking giant hole in her stomach now. We see a stunned Sam and his windblown hair from the explosion looks oh so fine. Then the focus is on Jane, who realizes she's made a terrible mistake. "But, I don't understand. How are we supposed to get to paradise now?" Dean, who's a little less shell shocked then everyone else, delivers the moral lesson that this bitch so has coming. "I'm sorry, but I'm pretty sure you're headed in a different direction."