part of part five of the ‘toss me a heavy rope’ series set just post-3.11 (Alpha Pact)
because emotional tether.
It almost happens like this:
"Stiles! Stiles, come on–"
"Focus," intones Deaton (easy for him to say, Scott is already up, already staring with wide eyes, trying not to struggle beneath Deaton’s grip on his shoulders because– "they must do this,"– fuck you Deaton and your plans that endanger them all, they’re just fucking kids how did they become this?).