They head to where they’re staying—and this time it looks like it could be an abandoned house or something. It’s really dark in there, so it’s hard to really tell, but the walls look rough and worn down and it just has this “abandoned house” feel to it. However, there is TV and electricity, so I don’t know. Maybe it was just a skanky motel. Either way, they’re there and Dean’s worked up because he’s just done. They’ve been going on Crowley runs for months and the only thing that’s changed is that he needs a daily rape shower.
Sam is trying to calm him down, but then get a “screw it” tone and says they have no Plan B, so stock up on soap on a rope.
Sam: If you want to get my soul back, that’s what we gotta do.
Hmm…if you want to….
Dean: You even want it back?
He’s pushing, challenging, testing, tired of this whole gig. He wants his brother back. Like Hollow Sam said a few months ago.
Sam: I’m working for Crowley aren’t I?
Yeah, that’s not an answer.
Dean: Who says Crowley’s going to hold up his end?
He turns away to pour some whiskey into a random ceramic cup and when he turns back, Sam is gone.
Dean: Guess the moment’s over, that what you’re saying? Sam? Sam?
When he doesn’t get an answer, he puts his cup down, pulls out his gun and goes to investigate. He sees Sam in the other room, out cold on the floor. He moves toward him and gets clocked by a demon holding a…crowbar or big stick or something. Anyway, Dean’s awake first, watching Sam come around. They’re tied to chairs, facing each other.
Dean: What now?
Sam: I think I know who to ask.
Dean half-glances over his shoulder.
Dean: E-vol bitch. (He really does stretch it out like that.)
Meg (wearing the dark-haired girl from last season and making me miss Nikki Aycox): Keep sweet talkin’ and this could go in a whole new direction.
Long story short(er), she wants to know where Crowley is, but they say they don’t know.
Meg: You’ve been working his beat for months.
Sam: Doesn’t mean we get face time.
I found it a little interesting how they gave us a timeline of sorts here. I mean, we only found out, what, two episodes ago that they were going to have to work for Crowley? And now it’s been months.
Meg straddles Dean’s lap and asks him where Crowley takes all the baddies they bring in. Dean just stares at her, his eyes blank, his face impassive, but somehow still managing to radiate hatred in her direction. It’s impressive. And…kinda hot, actually. She gets irritated quickly and pulls the demon-killing knife out and presses it against his throat, saying that the foreplay was over.
Meg: Satisfy me or I please myself.
Sam chuckles. And he has very white teeth, I noticed.
Dean: Something funny, Sam?
Sam: Yeah. Meg. She’s totally screwed.
Meg presses the knife in a bit and Dean’s all, “Not. Helping.”
Bridging the exposition gap, Sam rather accurately surmises that Meg’s running. If she could kill them, she’d have done it by now. She’s running from Crowley, which makes sense, Sam thinks, because Crowley would want to hunt down all the Lucifer loyalists now that he’s BMOC. Sam knows it because that’s what he would do. Which is…oddly disturbing and reassuring at the same time. Anyway, Meg can’t kill them, he says, because she needs them to get to Crowley so that she can kill him. It’s him or her.
Dean: I hope you both lose. So, g’luck.
Sam (to Meg, who is still straddling Dean): Work with us.
Dean: Whoa, what?
Sam: We’ll give you Crowley, but you have to get him to give something up first. Can you do that?
Meg stands, listening to Sam, then tosses a saucy look over her shoulder at Dean and says, “I apprenticed under Alistair just like your brother. So, Dean, can I make Crowley do what I want?”
Dean’s eyes go flat and memories turn his face to stone as he pushes out, “Yeah, she can,” on a thin breath.
Bouncing her head a bit, Meg says brightly, “It’s a deal, then. Hugs and puppies all around.”
Okay, total aside…I wonder why she still goes by ‘Meg’? I mean, that was the name of the girl she possessed when we first met her—Meg Masters from Andover. And that Meg is dead, so…I wonder why we never got her real demon name? I guess I kinda figured Ruby was the name of the demon, not the blonde she wore when we first met her—mainly because she’d been human once. So, what’s the deal, Meg?
Anyway. Dean asks if she’s going to untie them and she says something I missed, but apparently it had something to do with them being able to do it themselves, because the demons leave and they boys are suddenly untied (although, not before one demon pauses long enough next to Dean to prompt him to say, “You gonna kiss me?” Hee).
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