Dean shifts, vivid in verdant greens and healthy blues, glowing golden (of course he does, of course; it's only a surprise there's not a musical accompaniment, something in Bach by way of Metallica, with harps)— Map of the World, ch. 8
Write your own story, Cas told Amanda, and Dean wonders what that would be like; he's never written a single word of his own. His life here was Dean Winchester's, his epic romance the stuff of imagination by the camp, and saving the world--this one or the other--was written for him before Time was even born.— A Thousand Lights in Space, ch. 13
Dean Winchester is the current leader of Camp Chitaqua. His skills include marksmanship, surprisingly astute observations about interpersonal relationships, torture and a charisma stat that is completely off the charts.
An exceptional computer, bullshit: that's nothing compared to Cas as (he hopes, secretly, but he does) a partner.— It's the Stars That Lie, ch. 3
"Original" timeline Castiel
I wish I'd done it before, Dean thinks hopelessly. When you were still the person who made me want to try. It wasn't supposed to be like this.— Map of the World, ch. 11