Authoress Note: Welcome to Chapter 10 of I'm Not Like My Brother. Thank you to all of those who have left reviews and have kept up with this story. I'm trying my best to write each chapter out and get this story finished as quickly as I can even though I have quite a few stories that I'm posting all at once. I hope that you all enjoy this next chapter. Without further ado Chapter 10. Enjoy!
"You want Anna? Why?" Sam questioned softly looking at the two angels.
"Out of the way." Uriel said as he moved to go after Anna.
"Whoa, whoa, whoa. Okay, I know she's wiretapping your angel chats or whatever, but it's no reason to gank her." Dean said getting in Uriel's way.
"Don't worry. I'll kill her gentle."
"You're some heartless sons of bitches, you know that?"
"As a matter of fact, we are. And?" Castiel questioned eyeing Dean out of the corner of his eyes.
"And? Anna's an innocent girl." Sam said defending Anna.
"She is far from innocent."
"What's that supposed to mean?"
"It means she's worse than this abomination you've been screwing. Now give us the girl." Uriel said with narrowed eyes.
"Sorry. Get yourself another one. Try JDate."
"Who's gonna stop us? You two? Or this demon whore?" Uriel said as he threw Ruby against the wall.
Dean then suddenly attacked him.
Castiel touched Sam's forehead and he fell to the ground.
Uriel punched Dean hard, sending him flying. "I've been waiting for this."
Suddenly a bright light engulfed Castiel, Uriel and Damaris and they suddenly disappeared.
Dean looked around the room with his eyes wide.
Damaris slowly came down the stairs of Bobby's home to the basement. She let out a soft breath seeing Anna sitting in a chair in the panic room.
"Iron walls drenched in salt. Demons can't even touch the joint." Dean explained to Anna.
Ruby waited outside the opened door. "Which I find racist, by the way."
"Write your congressman." Dean said, rolling his eyes.
"Here." Ruby said, handing him a few hex bags.
"Extra-crunchy. They'll hide us from angels, demons, all comers."
"Thanks, Ruby." Dean then handed Anna one of the bags. "Don't lose this. So, Anna, what's playing on angel radio? Anything useful?"
"It's quiet. Dead silence."
"Good. That's not troubling at all."
"We're in trouble, huh? You guys are scared?"
"Hey, Dean!" Sam said as he called from upstairs.
"Just stay here, okay?" Dean looked at Ruby and Damaris. "Keep an eye on her."
Damaris nodded her head and took a seat in one of the chairs, closing her eyes.
Dean headed up the stairs to see what his brother wanted.
Anna looked over at Damaris. "I'm sorry." She said softly.
"Oh for the sigal?" Damaris questioned slowly opening her eyes. "I don't blame you for what happened." Damaris shrugged her shoulders. "Honestly I'm glad that you used it. You sent my two idiotic brothers away to protect everyone. Which I don't blame you… My brothers no matter how stupid they are, they're quite a pain in the ass." She shook her head lightly in thought. "I'm just glad that I could find you guys before you were all given hex bags."
Anna gave Damaris a small smile.
Damaris leaned against the wall as Dean led Pamela down the stairs.
"We're here!" Dean called out.
Damaris's eyes slowly opened and saw a woman with a walking cane.
"Pamela, hey!" Sam said with a smile blooming across his face, happy to see her.
"It's me. It's Sam."
Pamela reached out for Sam. "Sam, is that you?"
"I'm right here."
"Oh. Know how I can tell?" Pamela suddenly grabbed his ass. "That perky little ass of yours. You could bounce a nickel off that thing. Of course I know it's you, grumpy. Same way I know that's a demon, and that's an angel, and that poor girl's Anna and that you've been eyeing my rack."
Sam's cheeks colored bright red and he cleared his throat. "Uh... uh... uh…"
"Don't sweat it, kiddo. I still got more senses than most."
Damaris let out a soft chuckle and shook her head lightly. Her eyes slowly slid over to Pamela who was going to Anna.
"Hey, Anna. How are you? I'm Pamela."
Anna shyly looked over at Pamela. "Hi."
"Dean told me what's been going on. I'm excited to help."
"Oh. That's nice of you."
"Oh, well, not really. Any chance I can dick over an angel, I'm taking it."
"They stole something from me." She took off her sunglasses revealing white eyes. "Demon-y, I know. But they're just plastic. Good for business. Makes me look extra-psychic, don't you think?" She let out a laugh. "Now...how about you tell me what your deal is? Hmm? Don't you worry."
Damaris slowly walked up the stairs allowing Pamela to do her work. Damaris let out a soft tired breath as Sam followed her.
"Are you alright?" He asked softly.
Damaris looked over at Sam. "I'm fine. I'm just a little irritated that my brother did such a thing to that poor woman." She admitted softly as she crossed her arms softly biting her lower lip softly.
Sam carefully touched her shoulder making her look at him. "You couldn't have known."
Damaris let out a soft breath and rubbed her temples. "I have a feeling I'll have to tell him about it later."
Sam bit his lip before nodding his head shyly.
Damaris looked up as the lights exploded upstairs and caused glass to fall around them. Damaris let out a soft breath and shook her head lightly. She walked down the stairs and heard Pamela trying to calm Anna.
"It's all right, Anna."
"Anna?" Dean said as he walked towards Anna.
"Dean, I wouldn't…" Damaris said, giving him a warning.
Anna threw Dean across the room.
Damaris let out a breath and shook her head.
"Wake in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Anna... Anna? You all right?"
"Thank you, Pamela. That helps a lot. I remember now."
"Remember what?" Sam questioned as he came into the room.
"Who I am."
"I'll bite. Who are you?" Dean questioned his brows furrowed.
"I'm an angel."
Damaris crossed her arms as she looked at Anna knowing that this was very much true. She was an angel that had gotten away from heaven.
"Don't be afraid, I'm not like the others." Anna said, looking at them holding her hands up.
"I don't find that very reassuring." Ruby said, crossing her arms.
"Neither do I." Pamela said, shaking her head.
"So...Castiel, Uriel - they're the ones that came for me?" Anna questioned looking at the brothers.
"You know them?" Sam questioned his brows furrowed.
"We were kind of in the same foxhole."
"So, what, were they like your bosses or something?" Dean questioned looking at Anna.
"Try the other way around." Damaris mused as she looked at Anna.
"She's right." Anna said with a small smile.
"Look at you." Dean said, looking at Anna.
"But now they want to kill you?" Pamela questioned looking at Anna.
"Orders are orders. I'm sure I have a death sentence on my head."
"I disobeyed... which, for us, is about the worst thing you can do. I fell."
"Meaning?" Dean questioned his brows furrowing together.
"She fell to earth, became human." Pamela explained to Dean.
"Wait a minute. I don't understand. So, angels can just become human?" Sam questioned looking at the two women.
Damaris let out a soft breath and looked over at Anna knowing that it was easier for her to tell them what happened.
"It kind of hurts. Try cutting your kidney out with a butter knife. That kind of hurt. I ripped out my grace."
"Come again?" Dean questioned looking at Anna like she was crazy.
"My grace. It's... energy. Hacked it out and fell. My mother, Amy, couldn't get pregnant. Always called me her little miracle. She had no idea how right she was."
"So, you just forgot that you were God's little Power Ranger?"
"The older I got, the longer I was human, yeah."
"I don't think you all appreciate how completely screwed we are." Ruby said, letting out a scoff.
"Ruby's right. Heaven wants me dead."
"Well not all of Heaven. Me no." Damaris said, shaking her head lightly.
"And Hell just wants her. A flesh-and-blood angel that you can question, torture, that bleeds. Sister, you're the Stanley Cup. And sooner or later, Heaven or Hell, they're gonna find you."
"I know. And that's why I'm gonna get it back." Anna said firmly.
"What?" Sam questioned, confused , of what she was talking about.
"You can do that?"
"If I can find it." Anna said with a firm nod of her head to Dean's question.
"So, what, you're just gonna take some divine bong hit, and, shazam, you're Roma Downey?"
"Something like that."
"All right. I like this plan. So, where's this grace of yours?"
"Lost track. I was falling about 10,000 miles per hour at the time."
"Wait. You mean falling, like, literally?" Sam questioned softly crossing his arms.
"Like the way a human eye can see? Like a comet, maybe, or a meteor?"
"Why do you ask?"
"Because that will help him find where your grace could have landed." Damaris said, looking over at Anna.
Damaris slowly came into the room, seeing Sam and Ruby in the room. The former is surrounded by books and old magazines.
"Here. In march '85, a meteorite vanished in the night sky over northwestern Ohio. It was sighted nine months before Anna was born, and she was born in that part of Ohio."
"You're pretty buff for a nerd." Ruby said musing softly as she looked at Sam.
"Look, I think it was Anna and here, same time - another meteor over Kentucky."
"And that's her grace?"
"All right. That just narrows it down to an entire state."
"Look, it's a start."
"Sam... I'm sorry."
Damaris rolled her eyes as Ruby talked.
"For bringing you this mess. If I had known, I would have kept my trap shut."
"Yeah, well, we'll muddle through."
"Not this time. You do not want to get between these two armies. It's Godzilla and Mothra. If one side doesn't get us, the other one will."
"So, what do you want to do? Dump Anna and run? Forget it. Look, I know the angels freak you out."
"Forget the angels. It's Alastair I'm scared of."
"You met him in the church. Practically the grand inquisitor downstairs. Picasso with a razor."
"And you should pull him out and throw him back in the pit... if you weren't so out of shape."
Damaris's hands clenched at her sides not liking the idea that Ruby was trying to get into Sam's head. As far as she was concerned Sam was clean from drinking Demon blood and she hoped that he wouldn't turn back and start drinking it again.
"No, your abilities - you're getting flabby."
"Yeah, so how do I tone up?"
"You know how. You know what you got to do."
"No, I'm not doing that anymore."
"I said no."
"Well, then you better pray that Anna gets her groove back, or we're all dead."
"Not necessarily." Damaris said, looking over at Ruby.
Ruby turned her head and her face paled. She hadn't noticed that the angel was even in the room.
Damaris looked at Sam before nodding her head slightly towards him before slowly walking away to go and get some air. After hearing Ruby talk and trying to get Sam to do the unthinkable, she needed to think. There was no way drinking demon blood was going to help them out with the issue with Alistar.
Dean drove down the road as Sam sat beside him in the front seat, behind them Ruby, Damaris and Anna sat in the back seat.
Dean looked back into the back seat and let out a chuckle.
"What?" Ruby questioned her head, shooting up to look at the older Winchester brother.
"Nothing. It's just two angels and a demon riding in the backseat. It's like the setup to a bad joke... or a Penthouse Forum letter."
Sam looked at his brother with a look of disgust. "Dude... Reality... Porn."
"You call this reality?" Dean questioned looking at his brother.
Damaris shook her head slightly. "It is about as real as it can get Dean, not some sort of porno that you have going inside of your head." She mused as she leaned back in the seat letting out a soft breath.
Dean looked around the oakfield that they had driven to. "It's beautiful."
"It's where the grace touched down. I can feel it." Anna said walking.
"You ready to do this?"
"Not really." Anna said with a shake of her head.
"Anna, what are we even looking for?" Sam questioned looking at the young woman.
Anna put her hand on the tree trunk. "It doesn't matter. It's not here. Not anymore. Someone took it."
Damaris slowly went to the tree and put her hand on the tree. Her brows furrowed together in worry. "And it has been some time…" She looked up slightly concerned that one of their brothers had gotten Anna's grace and if they did, it wouldn't end well.
Dean let out a breath and ran his hand through his hair and let out a breath. "We still got the hex bags. I say we head back to the panic room."
"What, forever?" Ruby snapped as she turned to look at Dean.
Dean turned sharply and looked at Ruby. "I'm just thinking out loud!"
"Oh, you call that thinking?"
Sam shook his head lightly. "Hey! Hey, hey, hey. Stop it."
"Anna's grace is gone. You understand? She can't angel up. She can't protect us. We can't fight Heaven and Hell. One side maybe, but not both. Not at once."
Damaris rolled her eyes scoffing a little bit.
"Um... guys? The angels are talking again." Anna said softly.
Damaris pursed her lips as she listened carefully to what was going on.
"What are they saying?" Sam questioned looking at Anna.
"It's weird... Like a recording... a loop. It says, "Dean Winchester gives us Anna by midnight, or...""
"Or what?" Dean questioned pursing his lips together.
""...or we hurl him back to damnation.""
"Anna.. Do you know of any weapon that works on an angel? To what? To kill them?"
"Nothing we could get to... Not right now." Anna said softly.
"Okay, wait, wait. I say we call Bobby. We get him back from hedonism." Dean said quickly heading towards the door.
"Dean, what's he gonna tell us that we don't already know?" Sam questioned looking at his brother.
"I don't know, but we got to think of something!"
Damaris sat on one of the piles of hay letting out a soft breath. They were missing Ruby, but other than that they were alright.
"I don't know, man. Where's Ruby?" Sam said softly letting out a breath running his hand through his hair.
"Hey, she's your Hell buddy." Dean said before drinking from his flask.
"Little early for that, isn't it?" Anna questioned looking over at Dean.
"It's 2 a.m. somewhere."
"Yeah, of course."
The door suddenly opened with a blast and Castiel and Uriel entered the barn.
Cas looked over at Anna. "Hello, Anna. It's good to see you."
"How? How did you find us? Dean?" Sam questioned looking over at his brother with wide eyes.
"I'm sorry." Dean said softly.
Damaris looked at her brothers with narrowed eyes.
"Why?" Sam questioned softly.
"Because they gave him a choice. They either kill me... or kill you. I know how their minds work." Anna said coming over to Dean and kissed him softly on the lips. "You did the best you could. I forgive you. Okay. No more tricks. No more running. I'm ready."
"I'm sorry." Cas said softly.
Damaris rolled her eyes scoffing a little at her brother knowing he knew nothing of being a human like her and Anna did even though she herself still had her grace.
"No. You're not. Not really. You don't know the feeling." Anna said, shaking her head softly moving slowly toward the two angels.
"Still, we have a history. It's just -"
"Orders are orders. I know. Just make it quick."
Suddenly Alastair appeared with Ruby who was bleeding and another demon. "Don't you touch a hair on that poor girl's head."
"How dare you come in this room... you pussing sore?" Uriel snarled as he looked at the demon like he was a stain upon the earth.
"Name-calling. That hurt my feelings... You sanctimonious, fanatical prick."
"Turn around and walk away now." Castiel ordered the demon unsure if he would heed the warning.
"Sure. Just give us the girl. We'll make sure she gets punished good and proper."
"You know who we are and what we will do. I won't say it again. Leave now... or we lay you to waste."
"Think I'll take my chances."
The angels and demons began to fight one another. Castiel tried to exorcise Alastair with his hand with no result.
"Sorry, kiddo. Why don't you go run to daddy?"
Uriel exorcised a demon turning quickly to his brother.
Damaris stayed back with the brothers and Anna.
Alastair began to exorcise Castiel. "Potestas inferna, me confirma. Potestas inferna, me confirma. Potestas inferma, me confirma!"
Dean rushed up and hit Alastair with a crowbar.
"Dean, Dean, Dean... I am so disappointed. You had such promise." Alastair said tisking at him before attacking Dean and Sam.
Anna was able to take her grace from Uriel as he was killing the other demon.
Anna broke the pendant releasing her grace. The white light flowed into her mouth. "Shut your eyes. Shut your eyes! Shut your eyes!"
"Now!" Damaris yelled at the two brothers.
The bright light came from Anna's body and made Alastair disappear leaving behind Ruby's knife.
"Well, what are you guys waiting for? Go get Anna. Unless, of course, you're scared." Dean said, looking at Uriel.
"This isn't over."
Damaris rolled her eyes at Uriel's antics.
"Oh, it looks over to me, junkless."
"It's over Uriel." Damaris said as she narrowed her eyes at her brother.
Uriel looked at her with anger. "You disappoint heaven." He snarled before he and Castiel disappeared in a flutter of wings.
Damaris rolled her eyes letting out a soft scoff.
"You okay?" Sam questioned looking over at Ruby.
"Not so much."
"What took you so long to get here?" Dean questioned, rolling his eyes.
"Sorry I'm late with the demon delivery. I was only being tortured."
"I got to hand it to you, Sammy. Bringing them all together all at once - angels and demons. It was a damn good plan."
"Yeah, well, when you got Godzilla and Mothra on your ass, best to get out of their way and let them fight."
"Yeah, now you're just bragging."
"So, I guess she's some big-time angel now, huh? She must be happy... Wherever she is."
"I doubt it."
"I really doubt it. She's still very much in danger of my brothers." Damaris said, as she crossed her arms letting out a soft breath.
"And what of you?" Sam questioned softly looking at Damaris.
"I chose a side against my own brothers. She's safe."
Damaris leaned against the side of the car with her eyes closed as Dean sat on the hood of the Impala with a beer in his hand and Dean leaned against the side near Sam.
"I can't believe we made it out of there."
Dean held out his bottle and Sam clinked his bottle against it.
"I know you heard him."
"Alastair. What he said... about how I had promise."
"I heard him."
"You're not curious?"
"Dean, I'm damn curious. But you're not talking about Hell, and I'm not pushing."
"It wasn't four months, you know."
"It was four months up here, but down there... I don't know. Time's different. It was more like 40 years."
"They, uh... They sliced and carved and tore at me in ways that you... Until there was nothing left. And then, suddenly... I would be whole again... like magic... just so they could start in all over. And Alastair... at the end of every day... every one... he would come over. And he would make me an offer. To take me off the rack... if I put souls on... if I started the torturing. And every day, I told him to stick it where the sun shines. For 30 years, I told him. But then I couldn't do it anymore, Sammy. I couldn't. And I got off that rack. God help me, I got right off it, and I started ripping them apart. I lost count of how many souls." A tear slid down his cheek. "The - the things that I did to them."
"Dean... Dean, look, you held out for 30 years. That's longer than anyone would have."
He cried a little "How I feel... This... inside me... I wish I couldn't feel anything, Sammy. I wish I couldn't feel a damn thing."
Damaris pursed her lips together. "You know… pain like that I can take away…" She said softly.
Dean looked over at Damaris and then shook his head lightly.
Damaris held up her hands and took a soft breath. "With trauma like that, it will help you get stronger. I promise you that." Damaris said softly, giving him a small smile.
"And you know of trauma?"
"Yes, more than I care to admit." She said softly before looking away. She didn't want to talk any more about the trauma that she had faced during her time alive.
This is the end of Chapter 10. I hope that you guys enjoyed it. I'm trying my best with typing out the story, but sometimes writing can be a wee bit hard. I'm still trying to figure out if Damaris should even be with someone or not. Which I'm very much on the fence about. Please leave a review and let me know what you think and I'll try to update as soon as I can. Until next time.