This is a SPN fanfic that got stuck in my head. This is VERY AU so just go with it. It's set after the end of season 5 but in this universe, Sam is back and the boys are back to the whole hunting thing again. I am happily ignoring the "let's throw in a minor love interest for Dean that we've only ever met in one episode and thus don't care about" thing so if you're a Lisa fan, sorry. :/
The usual stuff applies here. I don't own any of these characters. This was just a plot bug caught in my head. _Warnings:
Violence and language. Also, there will be COPIOUS amounts of adorable in here. Be warned.
Summary: Gabriel is back from the dead and gets into an argument with the newly appointed "sheriff in town" Castiel. He plays a joke to remind his younger brother just who came first in the family but things don't go as planned when Gabriel gets captured by a new demon before he can undo the damage. The Winchesters find themselves dealing with Castiel's new "condition" while trying to rescue Gabe from the hands of one of the Princes of Hell who has reared his ugly head in Lucifer's wake. When the demons turn their attentions toward Cas, can the Winchesters protect him?
Chapter 2: [link]
Chapter 3: [link]
Chapter 4: [link]