As the days get shorter and it's still dark in the mornings, Castiel does not feel like leaving their king size bed, which is soft, warm and smells of Dean.
It takes him a few seconds after he wakes to realize that he is alone. Dean must've been up for a while, getting ready to leave for work. Castiel is still getting used to the fact that the Winchester brothers have settled down. Sam has opened a law firm, becoming the founder and the general manager and making Dean his partner and a shareholder. As for Castiel, after finally defeating Metatron and getting his own grace back, the angel had decided to stay with Dean, because it was where he belonged, thus choosing the hunter over Heaven.
He tosses and turns as the beam of light seeping through the window falls on his face, hurting his eyes. The brunet groans, covering his head with the blanket to hide from the light. He tucks his hands under the pillow, pressing his nose to it, inhaling the scent of Dean's shampoo: mint with notes of