"Charmed: Charmed Again: Part 2 (#4.2)" (2001) Leo: Are you sure she orbed? Are you sure that wasn't something else? Phoebe: Leo, she disappeared. Bright, white, shiny... thingies came and she reappeared. [pause] Phoebe: What else could it be? Leo: It just doesn't make any sense. Cole: Why not? Leo: Why would Shax want to kill a whitelighter? Cole: Maybe he doesn't know she's a whitelighter. Leo: Right... The Source sends out his personal assassin but doesn't know who he's after. [Piper clangs dishes in background] Phoebe: Is it possible she didn't know she's a whitelighter? Leo: No, why? Cole: Because...
"But there's this. It's Cole's handwriting."
—Piper to Paige upon finding Cole's letter.
Just like Phoebe Halliwell wrote a goodbye letter to Cole, so did Cole to Phoebe. He had saved this letter in his wall safe at the penthouse where Piper and Paige found it.
If I'm dead right now,
I know it was at your
hand. No one else in
heaven or hell had
Power over me. Please,
don't cry. I was dead
Before I met you. I was
Born the day you loved
me. And my love for you
will keep me alive...
Seasons 3 and 4 I'd keep pretty much the same. It's only Season 5 I'd change. I know some people think that Cole was unforgivable by the time he'd become the Source, but I disagree. It wasn't as if he'd done that deliberately - he'd tried fighting it.
I'd start off the same way. Cole returning from the Wasteland, trying to win Phoebe back because he still loves her, her unable to accept him because she doesn't trust the effect she has on him. That's realistic. Then he'd back off, try to just prove he can be a good person. Try to just be a friend/ally if he can't be her lover. Maybe I'd still...