submitted by gallifreyanjinglebutts
Prompt: Dean says time is different in hell, but what if it’s not? What if Dean really spent 40 years in hell before Cas put him back to 2007? Write what 40 years without Dean may have looked like for Sam.
Sam scraped the blunt razor over his face, barely even noticing when a spot of scarlet appeared on his jaw. It mixed with the shaving cream and turned it pink. Once upon a time, that would have stung, but he had stopped caring about cutting himself long before he started shaving. Growing up as a hunter made things like drawing blood seem pretty insignificant when you’ve faced wounds ten times worse.
When you encounter the same little detail in fanfic after fanfic and you realize you genuinely can’t remember if that thing is actually canon or if it’s just something fandom made up.
(A GIGANTIC RUSSIAN MAN slowly, terrifyingly lumbers over to the check-in area)
GRM: Twelve hours flight. What you need from me.