E/O Challenge

Challenge word: deadline

Length: 100 words


Sam stared at the envelope in his hand. The contents had the potential to change his life forever. The deadline to apply for Stanford's fall semester was Friday. It was one little application but it held so much hope. Hope of escaping the messed up life he lived and to somehow find a small piece of normality.

What would his Dad say if he was accepted? More importantly, what would Dean say? Sam hesitated, weighing his options.

Dean, will have my back. He always does.

The envelope joined a hundred others in the belly of the post office drop box.

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