The CW has released a preview for next episode of Arrow titled “Promises Kept. Spoiler Warning ahead if you have not watch episode 5 “Deathstroke Returns”. In a two episode arc that should conclude next week, Slade Wilson requested the help of Oliver Queen to rescue his son, Joe Wilson(Liam Hall )who got himself into trouble in the country of Kasnia. Slade needed Oliver Queen and not Arrow for his diplomatic status to get Joe out of the country. There was a flashback of Slade and young Joe(William Franklyn-Miller) emotional build up of the father and son relationship parallel to Oliver Queen and William Queen with more intensity as Joe Wilson has become an adult in present days. Joe who is an Australian Secret Intelligent Service agent had fallen into the hand of a corrupted regime and landed in its prison system. The attempt to free Joe from the prison turn into a failed recovery mission as both Slade and Oliver were lied to of his status. From the warden admission Slade traced Joe’s where about to a fearsome bounty hunting organization known as The Jackals. Insisting on making this a solo mission to rescue Joe, Slade drugged Oliver and kept him in his hotel. In one of the best battle scene that showcase why Deathstroke is a fearsome adversary in Arrowverse, Slade Wilson battled his way into Jackal’s hide out to be shocked by Joe Wilson walking out as the leader of the organization. The moment was witnessed by Oliver as he recovered fast enough to follow Slade into the Jackal’s den.
Meanwhile back in Starling City a new vigilante appeared that hit closer to home for Dinah Drake. He is Vincent Sobel(Clayton Chitty-Power Rangers) a supposedly dead former partner and lover. He was shot with a bullet in the head in front of Dinah on the night of the particle accelerator explosion that turn him into a meta human with self-healing power. The new vigilante is after corrupted politicians with Team Arrow at his heels. Caught in the turmoil of her past relationship with Vincent, Dinah Drake essentially catch and release her formal partner to live another day. However, fighting crime is the least of Team Arrow concern, as FBI Special Agent Watson went full Bob Mueller on the team, summoning Diggle, Felicity and Wild Dog for questioning, building up her indictment against the entire Team Arrow. She even confronted Dinah accusing her as the Black Canary if not for the lack of evidence.
Here is the official synopsis for the next episode on Arrow:
Arrow 6×06 “Promises Kept” Season 6 Episode 6 Promo – OLIVER MAKES A BIG DECISION — As Slade (guest star Manu Bennett) continues to uncover clues about his son’s last few years, Oliver (Stephen Amell) makes a big decision. Meanwhile, the Green Arrow (David Ramsey) leads the team into battle against “The Dragon,” a villain who is stealing valuable tech in Star City. Antonio Negret directed the episode written by Oscar Balderrama & Rebecca Bellotto (#606).
Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Arrow/Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Speedy/Thea Queen, Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak , Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez, Juliana Harkavay as Dinah Drake/ Black Canary, Katie Cassidy as Black Siren and Maru Bennett as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke.
Arrow Season 6 returns Thursday 9 pm on The CW network. Check out the preview below.