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Join date : 2013-12-26
|Subject: Prophets Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:23 pm|| |
Castiel refers to prophets as mouthpieces and conduits for the inspired word. Every prophet should have an archangel "tethered to them." Any presence of danger will cause intervention from his or her archangel, as when Raphael protects Chuck from the demon Lilith. By the time Kevin Tran is revealed as a prophet, the archangels Gabriel and Raphael are dead, and the archangels Michael and Lucifer are trapped in Lucifer's Cage. This makes it possible for Crowley to kidnap him. Castiel claims that Leah - who turns out to be the Whore of Babylon - is not a prophet because he knows every prophet's name. Later he reveals that all angels instinctively know the names of the prophets past, present, and future in the current generation. He also tells Sam and Dean that there cannot be more than one prophet at a time, so while Kevin is the prophet, Chuck is assumed dead and other living prophets are not active. Samandiriel reveals the names of the seven living prophets, not counting Kevin Tran, to Crowley under torture: Luigi, Justin, Aaron, Maria, Dennis, Krista, and Sven. He also tells Crowley that the next generation has not been born yet.
Powers and Abilities: A prophet's purpose is to be God's voice on Earth. In Chuck's case this meant he could see the future events to come in relation to writing the Winchester Gospels; for Kevin Tran this manifested as an ability to read the language in which the Word of God is written on stone tablets. A prophet also appears to need to be "activated" by some event, what lead to Chuck getting his visions is unknown, but Kevin only became a prophet of the Lord when the leviathan tablet was unearthed.