...and then later, he stands outside the building watching the smoke go up from the chimney. Deb pulls up, and he gets in her car and tells her he wasn't sure she'd come. She tells him he wasn't the only one before asking what she's doing there, and Dexter points to the cloud of smoke and is like, uh, remember Speltzer? Instead of flinching, as you'd probably expect, Deb merely regards the column of smoke for a long time, before, without turning her gaze, asking Dexter if he did this for her. Dexter, after a moment, admits that he didn't, and then asks her how she feels, and she gets the word out in a whisper: "Glad." She breathes hard and wonders what that makes her, and he simply replies, "Human." And speaking of rising from the ashes, as I asked in the recaplet: Where has this show been?
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