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Castiel shifts, uncomfortably, and Lailah in his arms is very slowly working the bow of her headband around her head, presumably to chew on it. Jessica can see her feet now, because the dress has been pushed up to knee-length, and she is wearing white booties that match her dress. "That was my family," he says, and his voice is very serious. "I will not see them again for a long time."
Jess feels very bad for him, this sad man with a baby. "Is it just you, then?" She asks, curious. "Where is Lailah's mom?"
Castiel looks down at the infant in his lap. "Lailah does not have a mother," he says, quietly, and Jess feels her heart breaking for him. He looks so very lost, with his large, deep blue eyes and the stubble that means he probably hadn't shaved today. She takes a look at his hands, large capable looking hands with short, squared-off nails.
Jess makes a quick decision. "Castiel," she says. "Why don't you give me your number? I think you could use a friend."
- Part 2 of Lullaby