Spoilers: All of season 6.
Genre: Gen/pre-slash; horror; angst; casefic.
Characters/pairings: Dean/Samstiel; past Dean/Lisa and Dean/Alastair.
Contents/warnings/kinks: identity issues; suggested incest; substance abuse (alcoholism); PTSD; vague/open ending
Disclaimer: SPN and its characters do not belong to me.
Summary: When Sam's mental wall collapses, Castiel is forced to take matters into hand in order to stop a disaster that could be much bigger than a simple Winchester tragedy - but some things even Castiel doesn't know, and what's behind the wall is one of them.
Art: [HERE] by davincis_girl, who handled me gently. <3
A/N: Written for spn_j2_bigbang. Many thanks to viridian_magpie, callowyn and switchbladesis for betaing it and doing much more than was requested of them. Thank you; further concrit is still very much appreciated!
Thanks also go to wendy and thehighwaywoman for running the challenge!
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
LJ | DW | AO3
To download the complete fic in one file, please go to the AO3 page.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. -Anatole France
originally posted at dreamwidth