Characters and/or Pairing: Gabriel, Sam, Dean, Bobby (pre-Sam/Gabriel if you're looking for it)
Spoilers: Through 7x04
Warnings: Allusions to prior rape, associated trauma symptoms, some body horror, some language.
Word Count: 17,200
Summary/Notes: Written for the 2012 Gabriel Big Bang.
Set after 7x04 (the Osiris episode), and sequel to Oubliette (please read warnings), though you should be able to read this without that.
They found Gabriel on a tip from Meg, of all people—beaten and abused, a shadow of what he used to be. It’s not easy taking care of a (temporarily, Sam’s sure—permanently, Gabriel thinks) powerless archangel, especially when dealing with issues of their own. And it would be a bad idea to forget about the Leviathans…
( He's sprawled all along the seat, lightly, as if he'd fly away at any moment. )