August 10th, 2008

Lonely Impala by <lj user=Cakehole_Cat>

Day Two of 41 Days of Metallicar

Here's my contribution to Day Two of 41 Days of Metallicar: a 100-word drabble coda to 3.16, No Rest For The Wicked. Don't miss all the great stuff that other folks are contributing over there - there's some particularly tasty Impala art for the viewing!

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Day Two 

He’d never been fanciful, despite Dad and Dean always teasing him about his imagination. Oh, he’d always been quick to visualize just exactly how things could go wrong on the hunt, right from the first night he realized what his family did. Apart from those very specific worries and the disturbingly vivid images of pain, fear, and loss they could evoke, however, he’d never indulged in imagining things. He’d never invested machines with souls or animals with human personalities.
 
And yet, forever alone now in the Impala, he heard her engine moan in lonely grief when he turned the key.