November 8, 2018
THEN: “It was just a wish. I wished for Mom to live. That Mom never died, we never went hunting and you and me just never uh… you know.”
Dean pauses in the doorway of the Bunker library where Sam is holding a morning briefing with the AV Clubbers. Dean seems amused; Sam seems embarrassed and quickly breaks up the meeting. It feels at first like Dean is busting chops, but it’s not like he can just come right out and tell Sam that he’s proud of him. Approval is something they each got so rarely from John that they don’t know what to do with it. So Dean has to tease.