On this episode of Supernatural…
Kevin finally figures out to close the gates of Hell. They include partaking in three of God's trials.
The first is killing a hell hound and bathing in its blood.
Sam and Dean head to an oil ranch believing that some of the family that own the place have made deals with a crossroads demon.
Turns out, Crowley was there 10 years ago making deals with a few of them, including Ellie, the farm hand.
Sam and Dean dip glasses in holy fire in order to see the hell hounds.
Dean tells Sam that only he will take the trials, but Sam is forced to intervene to save his brother.
Sam completes the first trial.
Sam tells his brother that he too wants to close the gates of hell and that together there can be a light at the end of the tunnel for both of them.