It's funny. Life comes at you quick. And by quick, I mean that life hits you in the face with the brick of reality just as you thought you had all your proverbial ducks in a row and laughs at you when your bleeding on the floor. I thought my life was great. I had a girlfriend, a family who loved me, and I was on the right path.

Yeah, sure, we had our blemishes. Doesn't everyone? Mine was a messed up brother who'd been locked up in an insane asylum for most of his like. Turns out, he wasn't so crazy.

As it turns out, all his so called delusions were real. The car existed, mom had really died in a fire caused by the unknown, and dad had run off. So what is a sane and rational person supposed to do? Kidnap their insane brother from the asylum and run off ghost hunting. Yeah, that sounds about right.

Well, it wasn't right. Everything in my life turned topsy-turvy after that. The things in the dark, the nightmares, existed. These were no fairy tales that Dean, and subsequently myself, were hunting. They were real entities hurting the innocent.

At the end, I finally began to trust Dean. If I hadn't, I would probably be dead. But. In trusting Dean, something worse happened. It turned out, I was the crazy brother. Everything was a figment of my own sick imagination. I suppose the first step is admitting I have a problem, right? That's what Alcoholics Anonymous says anyway.

Now, I simply stare at the white walls enclosing around me. The claustrophobia becomes unbearable sometimes and the sheer loneliness is torture. Maybe, just maybe, if I can get better, I can go find Dean and straighten this whole mess out. I could make him understand that nightmares were real. All they need to think is the meds and therapy were working, I could make them believe I was ready for society.

Even if I am crazy, at least I know the truth… I'm Sam Winchester, and I'm a hunter.


A/N: I know I said I would do an alternate ending, but decided against it. Actually, I kinda like my ending :D. However, I am going to do a short little epilogue for this story. Honestly, it was always one of my favorites. So enjoy…