When everything finally settles and the Argents are dealt with and Jackson brought back to himself, the wolves allow themselves to relax.
Isaac disappears a few times a week after school, never letting anyone know where he’s going, but returning to the den with a peaceful, proud smile on his face.
Erica and Boyd tease about a lady or man friend, but Isaac just shakes his head and doesn’t answer any of their questions.
Stiles visits his elderly great aunt in an old folk’s home a couple times a month when he can, spending a few hours playing rummy with her. And he goes one day and finds Isaac visiting with the residents, gently touching their arms as he spends a few minutes with each one, learning about their families and their lives. And they all look more relaxed, in less pain, when he moves on to the next person.
Stiles waits until Isaac leaves and catches up with him in the parking lot and the whole story comes out, starting with the moment Isaac took the pain from that sweet little dog in the vet’s clinic. Isaac looks more happy than Stiles has ever seen him, and his eyes are wet and his grin is huge when he tells Stiles that he’s going to be a doctor.