Title: Craving
Author: twighlightr
Summary: The start of my A-Z so 3/26.
Series: 1) Awakening, 2) Broken
Rating: PG-13
A/N: Slight spoilers for episode 4x03
Disclaimer: I don't own the characters or the show unfortunatley :(


He appears to Dean when it is necessary for he dislikes the empty ache his vessel sometimes feels in his chest when the hunter is around him. Dean's soul shines for his true form it's alluring bright light finally returning, it longs to be touched again and Castiel craves to touch the flesh it's adorned in.

Dean's eyes watch him and he feels the fear that makes his charges heart race and his temperature rise. Castiel feels Dean's shame because the elder Winchester doesn't understand why his body is attracted to the angel, Dean's thoughts sting Castiel and he wishes he couldn't feel the pain they cause his vessel as they make him say spiteful words he doesn't mean. Words that hurt the soul causing it to dim and Dean's small amount of faith in him to recede.

Castiel touches his imprint to comfort Dean, he should have disobeyed his orders that made his charge suffer further by seeing a past he could never change, he knows it's a mistake when Dean looks at him, his eyes saying thank you and more at the same time. Castiel is taken aback by the need inside of Dean, the need he craves to satisfy.


Next story in series - Desperation.