Dean calls Castiel for help, who tells him that Sam could do it, but the amount of demon blood he would need to consume would change him irreparably. Castiel also tells Dean that the powers that be believe that Dean, not Sam, will be the one to kill Lilith. Castiel then gets Dean to turn himself over to heaven in order to save Sam.
While Sam is going through his withdrawal, his handcuffs open and the door opens, letting him out, but there’s no one there. After he leaves, the camera shows Castiel was the one to let him out.
Ruby reveals that Lilith was the first demon created by Lucifer.
Dean finds Sam at his hotel and Sam punches Dean in the face. This leads to a fight, where Sam briefly tries to strangle Dean. Sam has started to look deranged.
Sam books the honeymoon suite in the hotel and tells Ruby he picked it because Dean knows all his habits and would be able to find him, so he’s doing thinks out of habit for him. Later, when they are determining which car Sam stole, Bobby assumes he stole the anonymous Honda. Dean agrees, because the other car is a white Escalade, and Sam would never steal that, which is exactly why he did.
Notable Plot Moments:
The episode picks up where the last one left off, with Sam locked in Bobby’s safe room. As Sam goes through withdrawal, he hallucinates Alastair showing up and torturing him. His hallucinations then change to become his younger self, who berates him for his poor choices.
Bobby points out that it might not be the best time to have this argument with Sam. He questions if what they’re doing is because they love him too much.
Meanwhile, Sam’s next hallucination is of his mother, with a giant blood spot on her torso. She gives him an argument about why he should use his demonic powers for good. Sam’s next hallucination is of Dean telling him that God chose him over Sam. Hallucination Dean then tells Sam that he’s a monster.
After being broken out, Sam goes straight to Ruby for more demon blood.
Bobby thinks they are killing Sam by leaving him tied up. He thinks the withdrawal is killing him. Dean still refuses to give Sam any demon blood, saying that if he dies, at least he dies human.
Dean has finally reached his breaking point, telling sam, “If you walk out that door, don’t ever come back.” Sam leaves, and the titular levee, otherwise known as the brothers relationship, is broken. At least for now.
“Congrats, Sammy. You just bought yourself a benchwarmer seat to the apocalypse.” – Dean
“Here, wait, let me look it up in my demon detox manual. Oh wait, no one ever wrote one.” – Bobby
“Suck dirt and die, Rufus. You call me again and I’ll kill you.” – Bobby
“What’s up with Rufus?” – Dean
“He knows.” – Bobby
“They come on like shady politicians from planet Vulcan.” – Dean
“I guess I found my line. I won’t let me brother turn into a monster.” – Dean
“That is French for manipulating your ass ten ways from Sunday.” – Dean
“Stop bossing me around, Dean!” – Sam
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