Cas has shy wings. He’ll fold them up tight next to him or duck them under his arms when he thinks someone is coming too close. He’ll hide them away when they meet anyone new.
But, when Dean has a terrible night and he’s sitting on the floor, Cas sits next to him and slowly, slowly lets them unfurl, just ghosting around Dean’s frame like an umbrella. It’s so close and Dean can’t help himself. He raises a shaky finger and brushes one of the feathers with it. Involuntarily, Cas’s wing flutters back with a whoosh and Dean thinks he’s hurt him. When he looks at Cas’s face, the angel has his eyes closed and he’s biting his lip.
Dean opens his mouth to apologize, but when he does, he realizes that Cas’s wing is still slowly coming closer. Closer. Dean watches, mesmerized as the tip of the wing dips and brushes, feather soft along his arm, Cas’s hands in fists as the angel breathes out.
Dean touches Cas’s hand in reassurance watching it unfurl. The muscles in the sides of Cas’s eyes relax and finaly, he lets them blink open.
The two men are close, foreheads touching, holding hands. Dean holds perfectly still when he feels the wing tentatively wrap around his arm, slowly tightening. It’s intimate and he can see Cas’s lips twitch with tiny shudders Dean doesn’t fully comprehend, and he knows. Knows Cas has never done this.
So, they stare, the feathers fusing to Dean’s skin, their breaths heating up the tent that’s created under the giant blanket of wings, one over their head now as the space between them gets smaller and smaller. And Cas’s fingers tremble with every miniscule twitch Dean makes, even as the hunter tries to stay achingly still.
Cas’s breaths are fast, his hair wild, his eyes bright even under their shadow of black.
Dean’s out of breath, too, simply from watching Cas come undone.
Then, leaning forward as slowly as he can manage, Dean kisses him chastely, noting the way that Cas’s lips are soft too, in a different way, the movement of their mouths together small, but desperate as Cas’s wings tighten around them with a growl.
Dean doesn’t know when it happens, but suddenly, he’s holding Cas, the angel’s head against his chest, his eyes closed. He looks exhausted and small.
Lightly, Dean kisses the top of his head, tasting a little fluff of hair between his teeth.
“Thank-you” Dean whispers, and he feels the flutter of wings against his skin.
1. the ‘casual’ fan - “Oh, Ryan’s great I love what he’s brought to us creatively and internally sob waiting for something new so I’m gonna watch ‘well I’m afraid that I ten hour version’ on YouTube now because he has the voice of a dying emo angel. His hands and face and everything is perfect.”
2. the ryden truther - “ CAPE TOWN. SEATTLE. THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE. RYAN STILL LOVES BRENDON BUT BRENDON IS TOO SALTY TO RETURN HIS LOVE AND DEVOTION. PANIC BROKE UP BECAUSE OF RYDEN. BRENDON CRIED THROUGHOUT V&V TOUR AND SARAH SMILES IS A LETTER TO BOTH SARAH AND RYAN. THROAM IS MY BIBLE. IT WAS NEVER A LIE.”
3. the brendon sucks fan - “ Ryan wrote all the lyrics to AFYCSO and practically all Pretty Odd and if it wasn’t for Ryan, Brendon would still be making smoothies in Las Vegas. How dare Brendon take all the credit for AFYCSO. Asshole. ”
The second big piece of news of the day is our new rival unit! ZOOL is a “tetrarchy of madness and destruction”, and as that flavor text would suggest, they’re a four-person unit.
Isumi Haruka (CV: Hirose Yuuya)
Age: 17 Height: 170cm Quote: I’ll turn what they think are angels into devils. Profile: He has a sweet face, but behind that he won’t acknowledge those who won’t acknowledge him. He’s a self-centered high school student. ZOOL’s vocalist.
Inumaru Touma (CV: Kimura Subaru)
Age: 20 Height: 176cm Quote: I’ll never sing seriously again. Profile: He was once very earnest about music, but he now only acts to get revenge on TRIGGER. ZOOL’s vocalist.
Natsume Minami (CV: Nishiyama Koutarou)
Age: 19 Height: 174cm Quote: Those with abundant popularity should quickly exit the stage. Profile: A former child acting prodigy who hides darkness behind his composed and gentle smile. ZOOL’s performer.
Midou Torao (CV: Kondou Takashi)
Age: 21 Height: 185cm Quote: There’s been nothing negative about my life since the day I was born. Profile: He’s been blessed with talent and a favorable environment since birth. He has great confidence in himself and will use women freely. ZOOL’s performer.
Rather than the usual number theme, these new characters seem to be themed based on animals of the zodiac! In order, they contain characters for boar (亥), dog (狗), snake (巳), and tiger (虎).
Daichi: oh, god, are you sure? y’know you’re not really going to fight, right? like, you can try, but all he’ll do is tell you that fighting is bad. that you should never ever fight. he’ll lecture you. and if you don’t stop, he’ll fucking call your mom. for your own sake, do not fight daichi.
Suga: you can fight suga, but do not look at his face. do not spare a single glance at his face. why? because he’s beautiful. he has the face of an angel and while you’re too busy staring at his beauty he’ll hit you with the taser he’s always carrying in his bag. i warned you.
Asahi: you want to fight asahi, but asahi doesn’t want to fight you. w-why are you l-looking at him? n-no, please don’t. j-jesus? n-no, he’s not jesus. why are you kneeling? his name is asahi, it’s okay, he forgives you for pushing him, please, stand up.
Tanaka: fight tanaka. he’ll try to intimidate you with creepy faces, and by shouting, and cursing at you. you’ll find out that he’s not all barks and no bite, because tanaka does really bite. and he pulls hair too, he’ll do anything to win. you’ll be covered with bite marks, bruises, and maybe you’ll get a chewed gum in your hair. definitely fight tanaka, it’s a good experience, and a good story to tell others.
Nishinoya: you shouldn’t fight him because if an officer passes by and sees you, he’ll fucking put you in jail for assaulting a high schooler, but does he have a pottymouth despite his tiny figure. anyway, abort mission, abort.
Tsukishima: annihilate him before he has the time to open his mouth. this guy can sass you to death. be careful while you’re fighting him.
Yamaguchi: you can fight yamaguchi, but then you’ll feel bad about it. i mean, he’s so precious. just look at his freckles. they’re so pure. he’s so pure. it’d be like punching a kitten. worse, punching a kitten that just wanted to be pet. don’t fight yamaguchi.
Kageyama: why would you want to fight him? but, hey, try, sure, go ahead. but, i’m telling you kageyama will just argue with you and insist that you were wrong. he’ll be so confident of it that you’ll be convinced that he’s right, and you’ll be the one apologising. look, don’t waste your time. don’t fight kageyama.
Hinata: you know that there is always someone looking after him from afar, don’t you? fight him, but then be prepared to get your ass kicked by all the bodyguards he himself did not even know he had. and they’re all almost 2m tall, and they’re scary. especially the menacing white hair guy with no eyebrows. let it go. just. just, let it go.
Yachi: what? you want to fight yachi? really? well, you’re a disgusting person. how can you even think about hurting this scared snowball? be ashamed of yourself.
Kiyoko: we both know you’re not really trying to fight her, but just leave an impression on her. she’s so hot. i want to marry her too.
Find Keeper of Streams & Waterfalls Min Yoongi (here) Find Keeper of Rabbits & Deer Jeon Jungkook (here) Find Keeper of Trees and Roots Park Jimin (here) Find Keeper of Birds and Raptors Kim Taehyung (here)
collectively referred to as ‘prince’ of the wolves, not just their keeper, because of his royal good looks
in direct sunlight his eyes can look yellow instead of brown, and his teeth seem slightly sharper than a normal persons, accompanied with the fact that he happens to wear a fur cape around his shoulders ,,,,,, like you see where im going with this,,,,,,,,,,he looks like a wolf
even his nails are longer than a normal fairies or humans
and out of all the keepers he was actually raised by the animals that he guards like jungkook and taehyung have special bonds with their animals but seokjin,,,,,,seokjin knows nothing but the rules of the wolves
and it might be the fact that he was raised by the head of the pack that seokjin kind of has this regal air about him,,,,,like ,,,he’s very head and shoulders above the other keepers when it comes to keeping composed and having his head on straight
and he feels the most powerfully about staying away from people. he knows far too well that wolves are treated as monsters and are hunted for fun by them
and it makes him furious, to the point that he has thought about attacking hunters - but he knows that revealing his identity could only cause harm and that he might be taken out of the forest and away from his “family”
the other keepers don’t necessarily fear him but they’re a bit weary so seokjin ends up not really communicating with them all that much. keeper jungkook isn’t scared of him but since he watches over rabbit and deer, common meals for the wolves, he kind of has a snide position toward seokjin
keeper namjoon is the only one he really talks too, but even for the fairies they don’t know much about seokjin
seokjin’s best friend in the pack is a wolf named jjanggu who follows him around like a dog
and since seokjin isn’t a hybrid he actually likes to cook when he’s not eating with the pack, but the wolves tend to stay away from a fire if seokjin sets one except for jjanggu who curls up beside it and lets seokjin lean on him for warmth and support
but other than his ability to make fire and season meals, he’s just another wolf to the pack
and so when danger is near, i.e. hunters, seokjin climbs the trees and whistles to the wolves if he sees the hunters approaching
and although he can’t run as fast as the wolves, if needed he can hide among the trees or one of the wolves lets him hop on their back
and seokjin loves the spring, he loves the sunlight and when winter comes around he always has to make up for the fact that he doesn’t have fur with wearing whatever layers he can find and it’s annoying, he can’t run freely with the wolves or help them hunt he always stays behind with the nursing mother wolves because it’s too cold to go running through the forest barefoot
and one day, in the middle of the dreaded winter, you decide that you should go out into the forest because someone requested camellia’s in your flower shop and you’d yet to order any
but being a flower that blooms wildly and in the colds of winter, you knew you could probably find someone in the neighboring woods
so putting on some snow boots and coat you set out with a basket in hand and you were glad that the sun was out and it didn’t look like it would snow,,,,,,,,,,
until it the wind picked up right as you were picking some camellia’s you found and almost knocked you off your feet
and you know you should head back, but there were so many more camellia’s left to be picked and a lil wind didn’t mean a storm BUT,,,,,,,alas,,,,,,,,,,,,you were very very V ER Y Wrong,,,,,,
and the storm is strong,,,,so much so that when you try to get up the wind only pushes you back further and further until you give up and set your basket of flower down beside a tree and hide behind it to get away from the wind
but ontop of that it’s also began to snow and you’re mentally fREAKING out because you could very well get trapped here until the storm was over and you aren’t so sure your jacket is going to keep you warm for that long???
but the tree blocks back some wind and you bring the basket toward you and curl into a ball hoping the storm will pass,,,,,,,,but an hour goes by and you’ve resulted to shivering,,,,the snow and wind making everything more cold
and before you know it you’re too weak to stand,,,,,,and the last thing you remember before you shut your eyes is the sound of a howl,,,,,,,,,
seokjin can tell you’re not a hunter, mostly because you aren’t carrying any kind of weapon and also,,,,,,you don’t smell the way hunters smell
that and jjanggu keeps sniffing around the basket clutched in your frozen hands and wolves don’t like the smell of gunpowder,,,,,,,so whatever is in there must intrigue a wolf
but ,,,,,,,, should he help you? seokjin can tell by the way your shoulders are shaking and the way your lips are turning a bit pale,,,,,that you’re going to pass out for good if you don’t get warm soon
and helping a human,,,,,,,,unheard of,,,,but,,,,,,,letting someone harmless die??
seokjin wraps his arms under your shoulders, nudging your legs so you uncurl from your ball and he can get a grip under your knees and he carries you off to a secluded cave, starting a fire and laying you carefully down beside it to defrost
before seokjin can stop him jjanggu lays down behind you and instinctively, you roll over into the warm fur
you’re still like semi-conscious but the warm big body is so inviting,,,,,tbh if you were fully awake you’d probably be like w O L F and run for your life
but you’re like ??? this is probably a blanket oh it’s breathing oh well whatever
and jjanggu is looking at you curiously and seokjin is like “don’t let them get too comfortable.”
but jjanggu just closes their eyes and seokjin sits opposite the fire
until he reaches over for the basket he’d managed to get from your clenched hands and he’s like “let’s see what a murderous human carries around”
but when he opens the flap, all he sees are an assortment of flowers and twigs and confused he’s like ???? is this what humans eat??????
and after a while you’re warm enough to be fully awake and you sit up, touching the warm fluffy thing in front of you and you’re like hmmmm i don’t have a dog,,,,,
but then you see that this is not a dog it’s too big to be a dog and you’re like ????? so you let out a small shout and jump up, almost falling over yourself as jjanggu gets up surprised by the sound
and you’re looking up at this wolf,,,,,,this huge wolf,,,,
and your knees almost give in because oh gOD you’re going to DIE
but then you feel a hand on your shoulder and you turn
and ,,,,,,,,,ok you must ALREADY be dead because the person in front of you,,,,has the face of an angel
a Literal Angel ,,,, and you blink rapidly until you manage to ask “am - am i dead?”
and seokjin snorts and is like “no, i saved you from dying.”
you’re not fully convinced but you just swallow and without turning around you’re like “i,,,,is,,,,is that,,,you,,,your pet???” you point to jjanggu without looking and seokjin laughs out loud
and goes “pet? what is that? he’s my brother.”
and it takes you a moment because???? brother???? is this angelic looking man ok ??? but then you notice that unlike people back in your town this man is wearing a fur cape over a bare chest,,, scratches and scars litter the slope of his neck,,,red marks ring around his fingers,,,,and he’s not wearing boots. the only thing on him is that cape, worn out looking pants, and an arrangement of bracelets that look like they’ve been woven from twigs and animal teeth
and you’re like,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, is he,,,,,,,,, a spirit of the forest?
but before you can ask the wolf nudges you in the back with its nose and you almost jump out of your skin but turn and try, in the best gentle voice u can muster up, to say hi
and jjanggu, like the big pup he really is, flicks his ears and tilts his head to look at you and you’re like kgfhoerl ,,,,,pls don’t eat me,,,,,
seokjin on the other hand is glad you’re awake, he picks up your basket of flowers and drops it in your hands and is like “let’s go. ill get you back onto the forest path so you can go home.”
and that’s how you end up walking in the snow, watching as this unearthly looking boy is padding through the snow with absolutely no shoes and a ???? big wolf keeps sniffing curiously at your coat pockets
and once you see the path up ahead seokjin stops walking and he’s like motioning with his hand for you to go
and you’re like about to, but you turn to him and bow slightly unsure of how exactly to say thank you for saving my life to a forest fairy???? spirit?? whatever he is
and then you dig around in your pockets, pulling out a bit of a squashed foil you unwrap it to pull out two sweet potatoes you’d brought along to eat while you were picking flowers and seokjin goes “it’s fine, i won’t eat them”
but you’re not looking at him anymore, you’re offering the sweet potato to jjanggu who happily laps them up out of your hand and seokjin is like “jjANGGU don’t.”
but the wolf isn’t listening as he nuzzles your palm in thanks and you giggle because ok,,,,,,,,,,,,,cute
and seokjin clears his throat like “jjanggu says thanks, but you should go. night is coming.”
and you nod, agreeing as you say goodbye you go “maybe ill see you two again?”
and seokjin kind of bites his lip and shakes his head, but jjanggu’s tail wags happily and with that you set off home
and when you get to your flowershop, you’re grinning at your basket of flowers as you unpack them and you don’t even bother telling your assistant why you came home so late
but after you let them go home, you can’t help but keep thinking about seokjin and jjanggu
and a couple of weeks pass, the winter gets worse but soon enough the snow is melting as the sun gets more warm
and you need to go back out into the forest to pick some more wildflowers for your shop
you make sure to pack a couple of bags of different berries,,,,,,,for yourself but also in case you bump into the two who saved you back then
and as you’re walking up the forest path,,,,, checking the dirt and melting snow for big paw prints
you hear something rustle in the bushes nearby and you think it’s like a squirrel or something but then you hear it,,,,,,,,,a voice,,,,,,,,
“……jjanggu no don’t - where are you going-”
and with that you see a big wolf push aside the leaves and come up to you, ears twitching and his nose sniffing your face as you laugh instead of clamming up like any other normal person would
and with a gentle pet on the head you’re like “ahh, you remember me?”
and jjanggu starts sniffing around your basket and you’re laughing because “yes, yes i have a present!”
and you pull out the bags of berries and sprinkle them into your palm to feed the big wolf
and it’s so magical???? because when in your life do you think you could feed such a strong, beautiful animal like this
but seokjin appears behind him, frowning and he’s like “don’t feed him like that. he’s a wild animal he shouldn’t be hand-”
and you rummage around in your basket and drop a bag of berries in seokjin’s hand with a smile because you’re like “mhmm, wolves like berries so you probably like them to? as their,,,,,brother?”
seokjin opens the bag and corrects you, “keeper. but also brother. but call me keeper of the wolves.”
and you’re like “can’t i just call you seokjin?”
with a strawberry half hanging out of his mouth seokjin kind of turns a bit red because no one has ever actually called him by his name,,,,,the keepers only refer to him as ‘keeper of the wolf’ since he’s not a friendly basis with him and obviously wolves can’t speak
so it’s a little,,,,,,surprising to hear you say it
but he doesn’t answer, he just keeps eating and you smile and pet jjanggu on the head
and you’re like “do you by any chance know where i could pick some good flowers?” and seokjin tells you that the best ones are off the forest trail
and you’re like “great! you guys can take me right?”
once again seokjin gives you a kind of suspicious look, but you’re like looking at him with hopeful eyes and well,,,,,,,,,,
you’re not a hunter,,,,,,,and jjanggu likes you,,,,,,,,,,,and you brought them food,,,,,,,,,but,,,,,,,,,
it’s too late though, because you’re walking through the bushes already - jjanggu trotting behind you and seokjin is like “….fine we can take you.”
and he shows you through this big clearing and then near a small stream and over a makeshift bridge made of fallen trees
to this beautiful field, full of untouched nature and seokjin stops you before you can run off and pick whatever you like
and he’s like “don’t take more than you need.” and you nod eagerly and promise
and seokjin watches you while leaning on jjanggu as you frolic around, not necessarily picking too many flowers, but making notes about the ones you find in a small journal and taking samples into your basket
and seokjin sees how,,,,,,careful you are with nature
how you don’t just tear the flower from the ground cruelly pulling out the roots and ripping off leaves. no you gently pluck only two or three.
even small animals, that are usually fearful of human presence don’t mind you and are only startled when they see jjanggu
the wind blows through your hair and your smell wafts over ,,,,,,, and seokjin is totally,,,,,,,,,,,staring at you
and jjanggu literally has to swat at him with a paw to get him to snap out of it
and seokjin is like “huh- what jjanggu?” and the wolf just looks over at you and back at seokjin and seokjin is like
“,,,,,,,,,,,,no they’re a human you know i would never- hey don’t give me that look.”
but jjanggu just starts off running to your side of the field leaving seokjin alone to watch as the wolf playfully nudges at your shoulder and flops down like some kind of big domesticated puppy to watch you write notes about the flowers
and ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,god he can’t believe it but he feels safe. he feels safe seeing you so close to jjanggu. having you here in the forest. he can tell you have no bad intentions
and when again you have to say goodbye, seokjin dropping you off at the trail you promise that you’ll comeback soon and that they have to promise back that they’ll come out and hang out with you
and seokjin is like “eh we’ll see-” but jjanggu puts his nose in your basket and you laugh and say you’ll bring snacks the next time to- don’t worry!!
and as you disappear down the trail back to the town seokjin pushes jjanggu playfully and is like “stop begging for food. you’re a wolf you can hunt.” and jjanggu just runs off a head
and seokjin sighs, looking over his shoulder to see your silhouette gone
when you go back to the forest, it’s early spring and it’s much warmer and you call out jjanggu and seokjin’s name when you get deep enough into the forest
and you hear a rustling and seconds later jjanggu is out of the leaves again, giving you a big kiss with his tongue that almost knocks you over
and seokjin drops down from a nearby tree
and both of them are staring at your basket and you laugh because they both look like hungry puppies
and you pull out the berries, much more this time and jjanggu practically gobbles the whole thing down and you pass seokjin a bag, but point out that you added some pieces of cake along with the fruit for him
and seokjin doesn’t blush,,,,,,well he does but he will not admit it
but as the two are eating you’re like “i have another gift!!” and you pull out from your basket a flower crown you made in your spare time,,,,,,it’s large you tried to estimate how big jjanggu’s head was by making it three times the size of a normal crown
and when you put it over the wolf’s head it hangs off his one ear a bit sloppily, but,,,,,,,,,it’s cute and makes you giggle (jjanggu keeps trying to get his tongue up to reach it but he can’t)
and then you turn to seokjin and pull out another flower crown
and you smile and ask if you can put it on him and seokjin,,,,,,,seokjin is like “what is this?”
and you’re like “it’s something pretty, you know like the bracelets you wear? i made it myself!”
and seokjin is a little hesitant, but you’re like “don’t worry -it’s just flowers !!” and you tippy-toe to place it atop his head
and wow,,,,,,he looks like a prince,,,,,,,,,,like an actual prince not given the shabby pants and scars and dirt smudges that all come with living in the forest
and you clap your hands and you’re like “king jjanggu and prince seokjin!”
and seokjin actually goes pretty red this time and he’s like “prince,,,,,,,,,,,why am i not the king?”
and you grin and pet jjanggu’s nose and jokingly go “because i like jjanggu more!~”
and seokjin is like HEY how can you not like this beautiful face,,,,,,even humans know im gorgeous,,,,,,
and you nod, brushing your other hand over seokjin’s cheek and you’re like “right, you’re the most handsome person ive ever seen,,,,,,,,,,well not person,,,,,,,wolf? fairy?”
and seokjin ,,,,,,,,like at the word handsome he feels his heart beat almost out of his chest,,,,,,,,,,,and your hand is still warm against his skin
and he turns his face and he’s like ,,,,,,,,trying to hide his eyes
but when you let go, he grabs your wrist carefully and you’re like hm? and seokjin swallows and he’s like “i don’t know, how to say a human thank you but ?”
and he leans over and gives the corner of your lip a little lick and you jump back like ????? omg
and he’s like “wolves,,,,,,,,,that like each other clean each others fur sometimes,,,,,,i,,,,,,,,,uh,,,,,,,,,,,”
and you look at him and giggle and seokjin is like DONT laugh,,,,,,but you’re like “it’s fine, but let me teach you the human way ok?”
and seokjin nods and this time you take his cheeks in both your hands and bring your lips up to brush against his
and when you pull back seokjin blinks but then,,,,,,,
presses his mouth to yours again and then,,,,,,,,
“you taste like strawberries.” and you’re like “i think that’s because you just ate some.” and seokjin is like OH,,,,,,,,,can i do that again? and you’re like kiss me? and he’s like ??? kiss ?? lick?? and you’re like akghedf
jjanggu nudges the two of you though like he’s encouraging you to definitely definitely kiss again.
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Title: Let’s Take A Train Fandom: Yuri!! On Ice! Rating: Genral Ship: Otayuri Summary: For some god awful reason, Otabek managed to convince Yuri to take a train rather than a plane from St. Petersburg to Paris. Words: 1,407
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