Two kinds of people:
People who took the news of feathered dinosaurs like this:
And those who took it like this:
SCIENCE MADE DINOSAURS PERFECT I WILL FIGHT YOU
so mary wanted to escape her past and she tried to have a normal life and she married john and lied about her past to him and for a while they were happy together until mary’s past caught up to her
am i talking about sherlock or supernatural
IS THERE EVER THAT ONE CHARACTER
THAT HAS NOTHING
BUT DESERVES EVERYTHING
AND YOU JUST WANT TO CUDDLE THEM AND TELL THEM EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE ALRIGHT
I’m noticing a pattern emerging…
Yep, definitely a pattern.
hang on a minute…
I admit when the first spoiler about the mysterious character came out, I immediately assumed he’d mean trouble and would be looking for Dean to ~utilize his new demonness to his own advantage. Just like Crowley seems to have planned (given his actions in S9 and the spoiler about him suggesting a business relationship with Dean that Dean may or may not turn down - hell, if it’s about running hell, I could imagine Dean just saying “naaa, it’s my throne now”). And that seems to not work out all that well for the king, so…
More recent spoilers make it seem that he might rather be a Benny-esque character, but human. Of course he could be after Dean for revenge or whatever and therefore causing problems. But he may also be posing problems for a completely different reason.
Whatever he turns out being (though of course I have my hopes set on some possibilities more than others) I remain excited and curious about the character. How about you, dear anon? :)
I have to wonder whether this new Cole character, if indeed has bad rather than good intentions, is going to serve as a contrast to Sam’s search. Several times, last season especially, Dean has been framed as a tool or weapon to be used eg Magnus, Crowley. Now those instances were directly concerned with dean having the mark of Cain and I believe Carver stated Cole’s intentions were not related to that. BUT I have to wonder, we have Sam searching for Dean the person, his brother who he loves, maybe this Cole individual is searching for Dean the hunter, and by that I mean searching not who he is (even though they share a past) but rather what he does (or can do). And perhaps these two searches are further symbols of choices Dean must make or conflicts he is facing, between humanity and ‘other’. Just some thinly thoughts.
The tweets Travis Aaron Wade sent out does make it seem he rather is playing a ~bad guy. *crazy btw how the feelings on one character can change so fast based on just some tiny words someone send out into the world :* I very much like your idea. That was my initial thought, that Cole is seeking out Dean, because he wants to use him for his own advantage whatever it may be. There also lies the possibility that he is looking for revenge for something Dean did way back in the day (maybe he hooked up with Cole’s gf? - though for my taste this would be VERY meeeeh). But in general the idea of why people are looking/~hunting for different versions of Dean so to speak, I find interesting, it fits to the whole being loved just cause vs. being ~loved because of… that Dean has been struggling with all his life.
If Cole was another character pulling Dean towards the darkness it would certainly contrast nicely with Sam, who is (probably by going way dark himself just in differeing ways to Dean) trying to pull Dean towards the light.
Question to me really is right now, is he hunting Dean the way Gordon was hunting down Sam with the intention of killing him because of whatever happened back when they met and him realizing that now that Dean is something supernatural it just gives him all the more reason to go through with it or if he is searching for Dean, because he needs Dean’s help/maybe wants to thank him, because back in the day he saved his life or whatever or if he wants use Dean for some questionable quest. Either way at the moment - and especially after Wade’s tweets - it seems he’ll be a rather grey character, so in that vein a bit like Benny really…
I’m not sure how I feel about the revenge angle, because in one way introducing a character from Dean’s (human) past that was wronged would surely mainly serve as a further indicator to Dean that the person he was deserves to be the demon he’s now become. But then maybe that’s the point and why he poses a threat to Sam and Dean, its because his presence risks cementing Dean in embracing his new demon nature because here is yet another example of him being 90% crap.
Good point. And agreed. That’s not what I would want to see either, but I thought about it more in terms of Gordon, who was on a hunt/sort of revenge mission when wanting to kill Sam. And it was completely unjustified and unreasonable of him, so I could imagine something of that kind. I think a revenge scenario really only works for me if it is clear that this revenge mission is unjustified and over the top. Like something of the kind “Dean hooked up with his girl and she left him hanging”, but since that would be too blahhh, it’s unlikely to be the case. I still would like it most I guess - since the son scenario is not the case - is Cole being an old friend from when Dean was at Sonny’s or Stanford era like I said yesterday in my long cray spec post. I’d rather like it if he was looking for Dean to say thank you, because he saved him an being horrified by what happened to Dean and wanting to repay him and help Sam in getting Dean better than him wanting to kill Dean, Though I guess the dark road - based on spoilers seems more likely, at least until new spoilers surface. :)
Maybe he’s Emily’s brother? The Emily whose murder was pinned on Dean in “Skin”. That would be an interesting comparison with Gordon if Cole is looking for his sister’s killer. That was something that got attributed to Dean, but he didn’t do it.
There’s also the possibility it’s someone related to someone Dean actually did kill who had turned into a monster or was possessed or something but Cole thought was simply murdered.
They said Cole knew nothing about the existence of monsters, right? But surely most of the relatives of all the people Sam and Dean have killed over the years wouldn’t be aware of that. They’d just think their loved ones got murdered. If Cole is a trained soldier or ex-police officer or something that could explain his “hunting” skills. And if he’s gotten to the point of obsession, that could make him more like Gordon than like Victor, and push him over into “bad guy” territory.
He could also be a bounty hunter hired by a relative of someone. That would make him a Boba Fett to Dean’s Han Solo. :P
i feel safe knowing that he is a guardian of our galaxy
im against men complaining about wanting ‘mens rights’ because it’s never about wanting anything other than to silence and talk over women.
if men’s rights activists worked to open crisis centers for male victims of abuse and survivors of sexual violence i would love that. if men’s rights activists worked toward support and parenting classes and education for single fathers that would be amazing. if men’s rights activists worked toward educating fellow men on practicing safe sex and consent i would be so on board. if men’s rights activists worked toward breaking down the chains of racism of their brothers of colour i would be so happy. if men’s rights activists advocated for anything of value i would be so down for it all.
instead men’s rights activists sit on the fucking internet talking over women and attempting to silence them and their oppression with arbitrary add-ons, bullshit about the friendzone, and useless fucking nonsense.
so no. i have zero use for men’s rights activists because it’s never about advocating for things men need and instead it’s always about making sure women shut up about what they need. they aren’t “men’s rights activists” they’re “anti women activists”. point blank.
finally feminism is not about women being better than men nor is it about being equal to men. feminism is about women being liberated from men. i have no desire to be considered “equal” to the system of power that allows men to abuse, murder, and rape us. i want liberation from patriarchy and men.