This breaks my heart because Dean just knows that these smiles are all wrong. They’re broken smiles, from a man who can’t be bothered to keep holding on. And you can see it, in Dean’s eyes - that concern, that confusion - because the angel is supposed to help him believe, help him restore his faith. Somewhere along the line his angel was broken - and I don’t think Dean realized it until it was too late, which is why he is trying so hard to save him.
Months later and I still believe every word I wrote here is true.
Months later and I’m still crying because it’s true