I would like to apologise for the lack of activity, but I am a full time uni student with two jobs ¬.¬ so I haven't really had time for anything lol any I found the basis on this chapter scribbled down when I was researching and note taking for my current assignment (its about how men and women are treated different within the criminal justice system, focusing on the victims of male and female rape) anyway, I thought I should write it up. So here it is, I hope you enjoy XD
In this chapter theres a time jump, it starts when Cas is seven and a hald months pregnent.
Cas was resting her swollen ankles on the coffee table as she mindlessly flipped through the channels, sifting through day time TV for something a least a little watchable. The angel finally settled on friends.
She stared at the TV as she mindlessly ran her fingers over her bump, finding the actions therapeutic. After a few minutes the cravings started again. "Dean?!"
"Yes?" he called from the kitchen, as he dried the last mug and placed it in the cupboard.
"Can I have some more please?" Dean smiled to himself as he entered the living room giving his lover a kiss on the top of her head before taking the empty bowl from the coffee table.
"One bowl of ice cream with gherkins coming up." Yeah she had some really awful cravings.
"Anything for you sweetheart." Dean told his angel with a genuine smile on his face. "You're in luck; I just brought a new tub this morning." He told Cas as he handed in the disgusting contents of the bowl. She smiled and turned back to the TV as he took a bite.
"What the hell is this?!" she screamed spitting out the remaining food she didn't swallow.
"Vanilla ice cream and gherkins." Dean told her as he came back into the room, eyeing her strangely.
"What kind of ice cream?" she asked putting her hand to her mouth, her stomach churned and she ran from the room, well she tried it was more of a quick waddle.
"I dunno" Dean said, hearing the bathroom door slam shut. "Does it matter?" his question was answered by the horrid sound of Cas throwing up and retching into the toilet basin. "Erm Cart-D'or I think."
"Dean!" Cas shouted through the door before she dry retched a few more times. "Any ice cream other than Haagen-Dazs and I puke!"
"Sorry." The hunter told his angel, feeling embarrassed and bad for making his lover be sick.
"You should know this!" Cas shouted as he emerged from the bathroom again.
"I'm sorry, I'll go get more." he answered with a deep breathe trying not to get annoyed and grabbing his keys.
"Fucking useless!" he shouted again as her stomach twisted once more.
"I'm sorry!" Dean said, careful not to shout because he didn't want to stress his pregnant angel out, plus he knew how easy it was to make her cry and its not something he was willing to go through again.
"No, I'm sorry, I'm all snappy." She pouted and attempted to put her arms around her human, though it didn't work as well as she wanted due to the bump.
"Cas, you're seven and a half months pregnant, you are entitled to be snappy." He told her with a smile as he cupped her cheek and kissed her forehead, before leaning down and kissed the baby, making Cas chuckle a little.
"What did I do to deserve you?" she said fondly, before they moved together so their lips met in a mutual chaste kiss.
"You helped save the world?" he answered though knew there was no need. "I'll be right back."
"No, I'm coming with you, you'll just get the wrong one again, beside I'm sick of this house, and I want fish cakes."
"You hate fish." He stated as if it were the most obvious thing in the world. This made Cas stop stock still and turned to glare at Dean.
"You think if I didn't have this thing inside of me, I'd snack on ice cream and gherkins!"
"Alright, alright. Let's go."
"Don't snap at me!" Cas snapped back as they left, Dean careful not to say anything else and resisted the urge to roll her eyes, as they approached the car.
Neither spoke during the short journey to the store; it wasn't an angry silence, merely a comfortable silence that was verging on uncomfortable during to the words last spoken. When Dean parked the impala they sat in silence for a few moments.
"Sorry." Cas told him, feeling slightly embarrassed at her outbursts.
"Don't be" he looked at his love, with adoration in his eyes before lending over and gently pulled Cas face and they kissed again, gentle and loving. "I love you. Hormones and all."
"Love you too."
They walked into the store hand in hand Cas' free hand on her belly and Dean's carry the basket. They wondered around the store just like any other couple, it was perfect on some levels and completely surreal on others. Considering who they were, what they've seen and done, everything that's happened in their lives and their shopping for the angels weird cravings, for their miracle angel/human baby. Everything led them to here, to now and it was perfect, almost. Dean couldn't help but feel guilty for being so happy and so in love when Sam was god knows where. It's been months since Gabriel's last visit in the garage, he's had no news so he assumes everything okay but he needs Sam for his life to be truly perfect but with Cas and their baby it was pretty damn near.
"Ahh." Dean was retched from his musing by Cas startling gasp. He instantly tensed and ran on instinct and went to the defensive to protect his family, then he saw the problem, a middle aged women was trying to feel Cas' baby bump. Its quite a common occurrence for pregnant women, but the angel hadn't been out much. Completely transfixed keeping the baby alive, safe and healthy she had spent much of her pregnancy inside, therefore this for all she knew was some kind of attack. He placed a hand at the small of his angels back and gave the women a calm smile.
"She just wants to feel the baby."
"Why? It's not her baby." Cas said confused, Dean stifled a laugh and lent in to whisper.
"Just go with it." Cas nodded to the women and with a heart beat her hands were on Cas' belly, making her feel uncomfortable but the genuine smile on the strangers face calmed her, sure the women didn't mean harm.
"Girl or boy?" the women asked eyes finally parting from Cas' baby bump.
"Don't know yet." The angel answered, they decided that a surprise would be best, a beautiful perfect surprise.
"How will you get a nursery ready? It's not like you can just snap your fingers and get it done." She started to rant at them like some over proactive relative, it was strange. They caught each others eye when she mentions the click of the fingers, because hey angel, but wisely kept quiet. "Is it your first?"
"Yeah." Dean beamed wrapping the hand on Cas back around her fully.
"I remember my first. It's going to be a moment you will never forget."
"The miracle of life." Cas stated because she agreed.
"Well that, but mainly the pain. No man will ever feel such pain." Cas' stomach dropped, she hadn't really thought about it. "Anyway, I better go. Good luck with the baby." With that she left, and Dean could feel the angel tense beside him.
"is it true what she said about the pain?" Dean grimaced.
"Yeah, afraid so."
"Dean." Cas said after they began walking again and found the ice cream.
"Hmm?" Dean answered as he put the correct brand in the basket.
"You have the baby."
"What?" he said unsure he heard right.
"You have it." He had to laugh at that.
"It doesn't work that way. Besides you're angel, you will barely feel it." Dean knew as soon as he spoke he said the wrong thing; the scowl was back on Cas' face.
"Dean, you never listen to me, when I give birth I have to temporarily hide my grace to protect the baby. I'll be giving birth as a normal human women."
"You'll be fine Cas. People give birth all the time."
"Yes, I am aware of that Dean, but I don't."
"Cas, it'll be fine as soon as you look down at that pink wrinkly face of our baby. It will all be worth it. We'll be parents." Dean assured her giving her a peck on the cheek. The angel let out a breath, calmed slightly by Dean's words.
"Yeah, I can't wait."
"You know what I can't wait for?"
"You, burning that spell and I get my holy tax accountant back."
"Hmm." Cas agreed, they shared an loving embrace, the angel couldn't stop the smile appearing on her face, her worries about giving birth almost forgotten, almost.
"Come on, let's get your fish cakes."
A month and a half later.
"I hate you! This was your idea!" Cas screamed at Dean as the pain was enveloping her.
"Ok miss Novak, just breathe" the midwife told the women that was holding her partner by the scruff of his t-shirt, still screaming at the poor man.
"I am breathing!" she screamed at her.
"Cas, Cas it's going to be okay." Dean soothing stoking her red tear streaked face.
"It hurts." She whined, the angel had never looked so small and pathetic, it was heart breaking.
"I know but,"
"No buts Dean!"
"Nurse can't you give her something for the pain." Dean almost begged.
"Afraid not, its almost time to push."
"AHH!" she turned her attention back to Dean as even more pain was coursing through her. "YOU DID THIS TO ME!"
"It's time to push."
"Come on Cas, you doing great."
"One more Cassandra"
"Fuck!" she screamed, over and over, she knew it would be worth it but right hurt so fucking much!
"You're crowning." The mid wife informed them, it would be over soon.
"It's coming Cas, you can do it baby." He held her hand and kissed her forehead in an attempt to help, but was sure nothing much could at this point.
"AHHH!" and then a beautiful sound rang throughout the room and it was over, they had a baby.
"It's a boy. Cas look, it's our son." Dean had unashamed tears in his eyes as he spoke, Cas was on her back panting, her eye were filled with tears as well, that now weren't from pain, as they held each others hands and looked upon there son, as the midwife held him up for them to see.
"Our son." Cas breathed, resting her head against Dean's. "Dean we're parents." He nodded in reply, as they tears continued to fall.
"Dean would you like to cut the umbilical cord?" the mid wife spoke, her warm harm at the scene of two people so in love.
"Yes ma'am." He answered. Once he had and the baby was checked and wrapped in a soft blanket he was handed to his father, the midwife left the room to give the new parent's a moment alone.
"Hello cutie" Dean cooed at his son and sat next to Cas who stroking the baby's face.
"He's perfect" the angels whispered, smile almost too wide for her face, Dean was right it was worth it.
"What are we going to name him?" Dean asked as they continued to stare at what they created.
"Sam." Cas stated, Dean took in a breathed shocked in the most wonderful way.
"Cas, I don't know what to say." He breathed.
"it couldn't be anything else." Cas told him as she took her son from Dean's arms and held him for the first time, fresh tears bursting from her eyes.
"I love you so much." Dean told her kissed Cas gently.
"I love you too."
"And I love you Sammy." Dean kissed his baby on the forehead. "I wish he was here." He mumbled.
"Me too." The angel agreed she looked up to her other half and spoke with nothing but truth. "He would be so proud of you Dean."
"He would be proud of both of us." A nurse came in soon after to cheek on them.
"Nurse can you send them in?" she nodded and left to let their family member in to see the new addition to their family. A few minutes later Bobby, Jo and Ellen entered the room, Jo was already in tears though no one would call her on it.
"Hey guys. This is Sam." Dean said and instantly everyone's heart swelled, the name was perfect. They spent hours taking it in turns to hold the baby, taking pictures and by the end everyone was in tears. It was perfect.
They have a baby!
Little baby Sammy! N'AW lol :D
i dont know where ice cream and gherkins came from, it sounded really disgusting so decided on it lol
anyway please review.