Misha Collins’ Castiel makes his return to The CW’s Supernatural in Season 8’s second episode, and we’ve got a sneak peek at the worn-down angel’s purgatory flashbacks, which also feature a bloody Dean and his frenemy, Benny the vamp (Ty Olsson).
As Dean tells Sam in this preview from the season premiere, Cas didn’t make the trip back home with him. “Things got pretty hairy towards the end, and he just let go,” he says.
Check out the gallery below to see if you can decipher what went down among the trio and then hit the comments with your theories!
Supernatural returns Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9/8c.