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02 February 2013 @ 05:47 pm
Supernatural Gen Drabble: "Detonation" (G)  
Title: Detonation
Author: HalfshellVenus
Characters: Dean, Sam, John (Gen, Drabble)
Rating: G
Summary (Pre-Series): Dean knew about the letter…
Author's Notes: A writerverse entry for the prompt of "Just Before The Battle."


Dean knew about the letter from Stanford, but it was an offer, not a decision. For a while, he could cling to a thin sliver of hope.

But then Sam said it, the words aimed like an attack at eighteen years of Winchester tradition: "I'm going away to college."

The air nearly crackled with static as their father's face darkened with anger. Then shouting exploded through the kitchen, the inevitable lead-up to bitter words too damaging to take back.

Dean stood frozen and silent, lost to the buzzing in his head that signaled the utter destruction of everything he loved.

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The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: Diner Deanhalfshellvenus on February 3rd, 2013 07:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much!

That prompt fit that moment so well-- I could just see Dean standing there and knowing that his whole world was unraveling. It would never be quite as bad for John OR Sam as it was for him.