This is an interpretation of this scene:“I’m sorry, Cas,” Mary says softly. She can’t even imagine how scary it is to have memories just be gone like that. “Do you think you’ll be able to get any of it back?”
Cas shrugs. “I’ve been trying. I’ve remembered a few little things, I think, but mostly I’ve just given myself a headache.”
Mary lets go of his hand so she can rub his head. “Hey, no hurting my friend.”
He smiles a little, ducking his head, and Mary lets the conversation lapse into silence.Hail Mary
is an absolutely fantastic piece by Galaxysoup over by AO3. It's touching, it's got twists, and features an authority figure whom Dean and Sam really respect and who's not afraid of feelings or expressing emotions or communicating care and concern, or any of the social attributes that's so rare in the Supernatural canon. And Mary's absolutely aware of and outspoken about John Winchester's A+ parenting
, it was fabulous. The author's notes themselves are another source of entertainment.
Also there's an angel later on whose name was used to derive the name for Aziraphale of Good Omens, the name having some relationship with fire and fitting rather well with the whole Prometheus doodad Aziraphale represented. And of course I'll slurp that right up.