Title: When It All Comes Out
Pairings: Dean/Castiel Sam/Jessica
Disclaimer: Eric Kripke owns all, I'm just playing with his toys.
Chapter Nine: The Park
It was a while later before Dean made his way back to Sam's house. He was pretty exhausted but he didn't care. He had spent the whole day with Cas and Addie and found that he couldn't resist Cas' daughter and indulged her with whatever game she wanted to play.
Kids have too much energy Dean thought to himself, the grin on his face spreading even wider.
He stepped into the kitchen where Sam and Jess were hunched over the table trying to figure out some last minute details.
"No I think we should set the tables in rows." Sam was saying. "It'll make it easier for people getting up and down."
Jess hummed thoughtfully. "I see your point." She brought the tip of the pen she had in her hand to her mouth and chewed on it. "But I don't think it would look very good."
Sam laughed. "Is that all you care about, looks?" He joked. Jess looked at him pointedly.
"Yes." She replied, a smirk on her opened his mouth to reply but Dean decided now would be a good time to announce his presence.
"Am I interrupting something?"
"Yes." They both said together but Dean could tell they were just joking.
"You look happy." Sam commented as Dean took the seat across from him.
"Yeah we'll why wouldn't I. My brother's gettin' married in two days, I have my best friend back and things are just going good for me right now." He reached over and snagged an apple from the basket in the middle of the table, taking a huge bite out of it before continuing. "And before you ask, yes I know, he told me everything."
"Good and did you tell him everything?" Sam raised an eyebrow at him and watched with slight disgust as his brother but into his apple again making slurping noises.
"Uh not really no." Dean said back.
"He deserves to know Dean."
"You think I don't know that!" Dean snapped back, tossing his apple core in the trash. He vaguely heard Jess excuse herself and make her way out of the kitchen.
He knows that Sam means well, but he still can't help but get a little irritated. Sam knows him and should already know this. Of course Dean would like to tell Cas but that doesn't mean he will. He just got his best friend back, it's not a good idea to push it and lose him all over again.
And that brings up the point that he doesn't even know how Cas feels. As far as he's known him he was straight, and well he thinks Dean is too. Dean is really, Cas is the only guy Dean would ever be with.
Sam once said it was because he was Cas-sexual.
Not that he minded.
Sam put his hands up it the 'I mean no harm' kinda way. "I know you know. I'm sorry okay. It's just. well I'm curious, I just think you should do something about it while you're here. And there's not that much time left, the wedding is only two days away."
The shorter man let out a puff of breath, not choosing to say anything so the silence hung in the air. He had completely forgotten about the fact that he was leaving the day after the wedding. To go back home, to work, sleep and eat. The same routine over and over again, everyday. Did he really want to go back and do that for the rest of his life?
The answer was simple. No.
Over the course of the next day and half it was all a flurry of motion with the last minute details and the never ending wedding rehearsals the day before because Jess wanted it all to be perfect, which was to be expected, but five hours of standing by the altar next to his brother just watching people walk? Yeah that got boring after about ten minutes. He didn't even know why he had to be there, it's not like he hasn't done this before. He was Cas' best man afterall.
He was just glad when Jess was satisfied enough to call it good. He was waiting so he could go back to Cas', since he promised Addie that he would watch a movie with her and her father.
A smile graced his face at the thought. Cas' little girl has certainly grown on him and he could see himself doing whatever she wanted him to do if it made her happy. He was definitely wrapped around her little the drive from the Church to Cas' house wasn't a long one. He parked the Impala on the curb and headed up the walkway. Before he even reached the door it came flying open and an eager four year ran excitedly to him.
"Dean!" Addison squealed happily as he held out his arms and picked her up, chuckling at her over excitedness.
"Hello to you too." He said with a smile, giving her a small peck on the cheek. She smiled big and started squirming, a sign he recognized as her wanted to be let down. He did so and Addie took him by the hand and dragged him inside.
He closed the door behind him and looked around the living room and frowned when he noticed that Cas was nowhere to be seen. "Where's your dad?" He asked Addie, who had been talking excitedly the whole time and Dean only now realized this. She didn't seem offended by his interruption though, and just answered that he was in the shower before continuing right where she left off.
And that's how Castiel found them five minutes later. They had both moved to sit on the couch and Addie was happily talking Dean's ear off but he had a look of deep concentration on his face as he listened intently to whatever his daughter was talking about.
"Hello Dean." He greeted with a small smile as he joined the pair on the couch.
"Hi daddy." Addie said while waving her little arms at him. Cas' smile got a little brighter at her action.
"Hi baby girl."
"Well hello to everyone." Dean said with a laugh causing both father and daughter to laugh as well. "So what's on the agenda today?" He asks when they have all managed to stop.
Cas shrugs at him. "I figured we'd let Addie chose." He replied while looking at Addison. Dean turned to look at her too and noticed her face light up at the prospect of choosing whatever she wanted to do.
"Park!" She yelled and scrambled off of the couch to put her shoes on.
"Well that was quick." Dean commented.
"Yeah. I kinda had a feeling that that would be what she wanted to do anyway."
"Well at least she'll release some of that extra energy she has." Cas hummed in agreement.
"C'mon let's goooo." Addie said impatiently, waiting by the front door.
When the trio made it to the park Addie was quick to leave them in favor of the jungle gym where most of the other kids were. Dean and Cas watched her in silence for a while from their place on a long bench that a couple mothers also occupied.
Right now was the happiest Dean had been in a long time and the fact that it was because of Cas and Addie made it all the more better. He wished that he didn't have to leave in a few days, that he could stay here forever.
He glanced a look at his friend, noticing the afternoon sun reflecting off of him, giving him an almost angelic glow. His heart squeezed at how beautiful he really was.
"Um, excuse me?" A voice said from Deans left and shook him out of his daze. He looked over at the woman who had a sheepish look on her face.
"Yes?" Dean answered, and couldn't help but feel a little annoyed that this woman had interrupted his ogling.
"I was just wondering, if um, that was your guys' daughter over there." Dean could tell that the woman was nervous. Whether it was because she was just overall a shy person or uncomfortable with asking the question in general, Dean wasn't sure.
However Dean couldn't help but blush a little at the implication her question provided.
Both men looked over to the direction the woman was referring to and saw Addison just getting off of the slide and go over to a small boy before they both ran back to the top.
He coughed, a bit uncomfortable and opened his mouth to speak, but Cas beat him to it.
"Actually she's just my daughter." Was it just Dean's imagination or did that sound like irritation in Cas' voice? And the stab of pain he felt as Cas said that left him breathless for a minute.
"Oh, s-sorry. I just thought.." She trailed off with a shake of her head "Nevermind. Anyway, it's just that, well that's my son Bentley, and he doesn't normally get along well with the other kids, and um we're gonna be back here tomorrow around the same time and was wondering if maybe you were as well."
"Normally yes we would but tomorrow I have a wedding to attend to and I'm not sure if it'll be over in time."
"Oh," She looked disappointed. "Um what if I gave you my number and you could call me and we could set up a time to be here?" She said while trying to subtly give Cas a once over and failing horribly as Dean could see it as plain as day and frowned at her, crossing his arms over his chest. Who the hell did this woman think she was anyway?
He looked at Cas and he just blinked, unfazed by the girl ogling him, if he even noticed. Cas could miss the most obvious things. Dean hoped he didn't thought about it for a moment before nodding slowly.
"Yes I suppose that would be acceptable." He decided at last.
"Great!" She exclaimed, her whole face lighting up. She turned to dig through her purse, giving a nice view of her ass to the men, but Dean was pretty sure he knew who the view was for and scowled. It also led him to believe that her shyness was all an act.
Finding what she needed she wrote her number on a piece of paper and leaned over Cas to put it in the front pocket of his jeans. Dean wasn't normally a violent person and he had never in his life hit a girl, but this one was pushing his patience. All he wanted to do was rip her off of Cas and kiss him for all he was worth, show the little bitch that Cas was his and no one else would ever get to have him.
Of course Cas wasn't his, and he had no right to do anything if someone decided to flirt with Cas.
"The names Sarah by the way." She said as she straightened up, smirking a little.
"Castiel." Cas said, sounding a bit annoyed, and Dean couldn't help the feeling of relief that went through him as he realized Cas wasn't interested in Sarah at all.
"Just call me when you're gonna be around again or just if you want to call me, feel free." And left without another word, her backside swaying in what was probably suppose to be a seductive manner but really just looked like her underwear what crammed too far up her ass.
And Dean couldn't hold his laughter in at the sight. It was full on head thrown back laughter as he clutched his stomach.
"That wasn't funny." Cas said with a frown.
"Oh man it so was. She totally wanted you." He couldn't help but find it funny now that he knew Cas didn't want her.
Cas huffed at him and pulled the phone number out of his pocket. He stared hard at it for a moment like he could burn it with the power of his stare, before he ripped it in two and went to throw it in the trash can.
"I think I'm ready to leave." He said when he came back. Dean nodded his head in agreement and Cas called out to Addie. Dean smiled when they got to his car, happy with the end results of the day.
Hey guys. I owe you all apologies for the long wait, if anyone is still reading this. I still am determined to finish this. It is getting close to the end, just a handful of chapters left. But please review and let me know what y'all thought of this one.
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