Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar

fic rerun: For the Review of Various Symptoms

Because I'm feeling very in sympathy with Dean at the moment:

Dean starts coughing while they're at the county records office, xeroxing the local sewer system maps. Just the once to begin with, short and hard-edged, and it takes them both by surprise. But Dean doesn't make anything of it and so Sam turns back to his task of trying to convince the copier to stop cutting the edges off the detailed map of a particularly convoluted section of sewer. By the time they leave an hour later, though, Dean's coughing with some regularity, in tight little bursts that he muffles against his elbow.

Not a fic I likely would've come up with on my own, but I'm stilll quite pleased with how it came out. It was an interesting task to write brotherly affection without sliding into schmoop. And there was something very satisfying about bucking the usual tropes and having the guys react in a practical and functional-adult way to a minor illness.
Tags: supernatural

Posts from This Journal “supernatural” Tag

  • Favorite 19th Episodes of SPN

    Here's where I confess that I generally shrug my way through the season finales and their lead-ins. I'm a monster-of-the-week gal, I'm…

  • tombstone

    As requested by tyrsibs, 13.06: Tombstone

  • Favorite 20th Episodes of SPN

    While none of these are exactly my favorites overall, I quite like "Dead Man's Blood" for putting the Winchester family dynamics…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.