The Boy

SPN 100 challenge, word: boy

Summary: They say the eyes are the mirrors of the soul. At least if you are able to see...

Elaine was watching them from behind the bar. The diner was filled with laughter and talking, only these three were shrouded in silence like in a cloak. The man might've been handsome under that scruffy beard, but he looked tired and ill, scribbling into a leather-bound diary, his plate almost untouched. The toddler was asleep, curled up on the bench, his head on his brother's knees. It was the boy that broke her heart. His pain, his utter forlornness, his bewilderment, hidden behind a blank face, but written with such a soul-wrenching vividness in those huge green eyes of his.