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There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done

Actors and Fans Celebrate the Legacy of Supernatural

Edited by Lynn S. Zubernis

Fifteen years. Two brothers. Angels and demons. A story like no other. And one of the most passionate fan bases of all time. That’s Supernatural.

There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done: Actors and Fans Celebrate the Legacy of Supernatural is an emotional look back at the beloved television show Supernatural as it wraps up its final season after fifteen unprecedented years on air.

With heartfelt chapters written by both the series’ actors and its fans—plus full-color photos and fan illustrations—There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done traces Supernatural’s evolution, the memorable characters created by its writers and brought to life by its talented actors, and the many ways in which the show has inspired and changed the lives of both its viewers and cast.

Both a celebration of Supernatural and a way of remembering what made it so special, this book is a permanent reminder of the legacy the show leaves behind and a reminder to the SPN Family to, like the series’ unofficial theme song says, “carry on.”

Featuring chapters from Jared Padalecki (“Sam Winchester”) and Jensen Ackles (“Dean Winchester”), which include some of the most heartfelt and emotional things they’ve previously said about Supernatural that they want fans to remember—plus new reflections about Sam and Dean’s legacy, There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done also includes original contributions from: 

  • Richard Speight, Jr. (“Gabriel”)
  • Chad Lindberg (“Ash”)
  • Julie McNiven (“Anna Milton”)
  • Tahmoh Penikett (“Gadreel”)
  • Shoshannah Stern (“Eileen Leahy”)
  • Rick Worthy (“Alpha Vamp”)
  • David Haydn-Jones (“Arthur Ketch”)
  • Lauren Tom (“Linda Tran”)
  • And many more, including a special message from Misha Collins (“Castiel”)

Edited by Lynn S. Zubernis, a clinical psychologist, professor, and passionate Supernatural fangirl, There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done is the ultimate send-off for this iconic show that has touched and changed the lives of so many fans across all walks of life.

About the Editor

Dr. Lynn Zubernis is a clinical psychologist, a mom of two, a university professor—and a passionate fangirl. She fell in love with the television show Supernatural, discovered the wild and wonderful world of fandom, and has never looked back. Her writing celebrates all the positive things that come with being a fan—inspiration, creativity, self-expression, validation, and a support system that extends across the globe. She has written for publications including SlateThe Conversation, and Supernatural Magazine about fandom, chairs the stardom and fandom area of the Southwest Popular Culture Association, and has contributed to many articles, podcasts, and documentaries on fandom—including NPR’s piece on Supernatural. She cowrote and was associate producer for the upcoming documentary Squee! The Fangirl Documentary and blogs at fangasmthebook on WordPress.

That’s her academic half; the fangirl half writes fanfiction whenever she can, braves the lines at Comic-Con, collects Supernatural gifs on Tumblr (yes, we have a gif for everything), and has purchased way too many photo ops at Supernatural conventions.

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Publication Details

Title: There’ll Be Peace When You Are Done

Subtitle: Actors and Fans Celebrate the Legacy of Supernatural

editor: Lynn S. Zubernis

Publication Date: May 5, 2020

Publisher: Smart Pop, an imprint of BenBella Books, Inc.

Price: $16.95 US

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 280

ISBN: 9781950665327