Title: Story Time
Author: JenF
Challenge Word: Shelter
Word Count: 100
Disclaimer: I do not own the Winchester family, their property, their friends or their enemies. If you recognise something, it's probably not mine.


He sits in silence, turning the pages in front of him. He doesn't know where the fluidity of the words comes from, the skill needed to put them together with such deft coherency. He was never that succinct. It must come from Mary.

As he reads the words scrawled with loving abandon over the pages, for a just few minutes he can pretend his family is whole, normal, safe.

He knows the life he has led his boys into is a million miles away from the story on the page, but for now he'll take shelter in them from reality.