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Supernatural Gen Drabble: Handed Down (PG)

Title: Handed Down
Author: HalfshellVenus
Characters: John, Dean, Sam (Gen, Drabble)
Rating: PG
Summary: It's a legacy, not just the What but the How.
Author's Notes: For the supernatural100 challenge on "Obsession" and the 100_ghosts "Honor Thy Father" prompt.

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"Watch the upholstery," Dad said automatically.

Dean had hardly moved, but he swore Dad could knee-jerk that phrase out in his sleep.

"Got to wax her up for winter, keep the salt off her finish." "Quarter tank—better stop." "Check the oil, it's been a week." Sometimes Dean thought Dad treated the car better than he did his kids.

Now it's just Dean and Sam in the car, searching for Dad and putting distance between Stanford and Sam's heartache.

"Stay off the finish," Dean says at a gas station.

Sam scowls and Dean flinches.

When did Dad's issues become his?



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Tags: drabbles, my_fic, sn_gen
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