I legit can’t write for anyone other than Peter now ahhh Hope you guys don’t mind xx
Title: Hesitation Pairing: Peter Parker x reader Summary: A slightly jealous conversation and close proximity leads to more between you and Peter Word Count: 1,284 Warnings: None Tagged: @tmrhollandkay@ifoundlove-x0vanessa0x
here, listen to this one,“ you insisted, handing Peter the headphones once
on, Y/N,” he replies, rolling his eyes with a sheepish grin on his face.
were sitting in your bedroom, listening to some of music you had picked out for
Peter. He wasn’t a music buff, but you demanded that he spend a few hours
listening to the music you recommended, and he’d do anything to see a smile on
he accepts the headphones and looks at you as he listens intently. Peter
pretends to understand the musicality of the song, but for the most part it’s
just sound waves travelling through his head. But if this made you happy, he’d
do it. Besides, it was a good excuse to spend time with you.
you asked as the song finished. "What’s your rating?”
Concern is rolling off of Dean in waves, and underneath that is fear and desperation and a dozen different types of longing that, for reasons Castiel still doesn’t understand, Dean has never acted on.
Dean tells him it’s not that bad, that he just needs time, but no one is a good enough liar to make that one believable. Even if Dean were, it wouldn’t matter. Castiel knows exactly what Dean’s denial looks like.
He knows exactly how this is going to go, too, in spite of Dean’s protestations. He can feel the rot radiating out from the wound, spreading through his chest, crawling down his arms and numbing his legs. Time moves on, and the last thing it’s going to do is heal him.
Castiel gathers the last shreds of strength left to him and takes a deep breath. These will be his last words, and he wants to make sure they’re good ones.
He knows it’s cowardly to tell the Winchesters how he feels only now, when he knows it won’t cost him anything, when he won’t have to deal with the fallout. I love you feels strange and unfamiliar in his mouth, but he doesn’t regret not saying it sooner. The words scare them all, especially Dean. He can see it in the way Dean can’t meet his eyes when he says it. He recognizes it for the rejection it is, and some small part of him is glad he won’t have to live with that.