“Okay. I’m in.” Sam Winchester shut the door to Ruby’s car, his voiced laced with determination and fear.
The demon he had destined himself to ride with looked over at him. She was half afraid that Sam had meant what he said, half nervous that he hadn’t. “What changed your mind?”
Sam sighed. “I don’t want to be doing this when I’m an old man.”
“Okay, Sam. Good.” Ruby didn’t mean that, but she started the car nonetheless, the engine coming to life with a strained roar.
As the car drove off through the battered alley, Ruby became more uncertain. She could tell Sam shared her fear. Neither of them spoke, and the only sound was the near absence rain silently crashing against the windows as Sam watched.
The entire drive was pointless, Ruby thought, but it gave her some time to understand what she now had to do and made the reality of the situation hit her harder than a train ever could. When Ruby was content