It wasn't everyday he was invited to the family events and if he was, it was to normally to be asked to drag someone out of trouble. Jason smiled, as he glanced around the dinner table. Everyone was here, everyone was alive, everything was right.
Dick laughed as Damian tossed some glob of food at Tim, who couldn’t duck from the attack. Steph threw a handful of mashed potatoes at Damian and Bruce and Cass smiled simultaneously.
This was perfect. Beyond perfect. Jason stood in the doorway with a broad smile, his chest growing warmer. And warmer. And suddenly so warm he began to panic. He looked up the rest of the family for help, but there was nobody and suddenly the room was cold and dark.
A crash of thunder brought him from his sleep, and he sat up with a scream. He looked around frantically and found he was alone in his cold apartment.