Title: If the shoe fits
Author: JenF
Challenge Word
: Shoe
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Disclaimer: I do not own the Winchester family, their property, their friends or their enemies. If you recognise something, it's probably not mine.

"I'm so sorry, Dean. You were never meant to be the father in this family."

Dean looks up at Dad through pain filled eyes. He's confused by his words but right now he'd be confused by any words. Dad is looking down at him and if Dean didn't know any better he'd swear John was crying.

"Dad?" he croaks, but John just looks past him.

"I'm so sorry, Dean," he repeats, "but you were always a better father to Sammy than I ever was."

And as darkness creeps into the periphery of his vision, Dean whispers, "If the shoe fits..."