Saving people. Hunting things.
It was what they were supposed to do. Who they were supposed to be. Instead, that life was stolen from them by a witch and a curse in childhood, stripped away and replaced by one goal:
Originally, Brothers Apart was written with the assumption that at least one Winchester would need to be big enough to drive the Impala. The addition of one Jacob Andris to the AUs changed all that, and suddenly the possibility of having both Winchesters cursed together arose.
These brothers of Brothers Lost have lived in Trails West together since childhood. They watch to see if their father ever returns, all the while knowing that he might see them as non-humans, and therefore supernatural creatures to be killed. Despite knowing all this, they’ve persevered and survived together.
Enter Jacob Andris, walking the edge between being a teenager and adulthood. He comes across these two residents of the motel and reacts as we all know he tends to; he catches Dean and keeps him confined while trying to find out more about him.
When this confrontation clears and the dust settles, Sam and Dean have a new friend, and Jacob is the one to bring them out of the shadows and back to their old lives. With the Impala restored and the road before them, they search for their father and they work to help both borrowers and humans alike in the world.
Artwork by @rerak-sketchbook