Enkidu07's Drabble Challenge
Prompt Word: "lash"
Word Count: 100

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This is pretty much a sequel to last week's drabble titled "Dual Torment".

Disclaimer: Neither the boys nor anything related to Supernatural belongs to me. I'm just playing around with Eric Kripke's masterpiece of creation.

Reaching Out

By: Vanessa Sgroi

Unable to watch the nightmare continue any longer, but knowing the risks, Sam sank down on the bottom of Dean's bed, reached out a hand, wrapping it around his brother's bare ankle. Shaking gently but insistently, he called out, "Dean! C'mon, man, wake up!"

Dean came awake gasping and bolted upright, fist cocked to swing.

"It's okay! It's just me!"

Awareness crept over Dean's face slowly as he trembled.

"Can you tell me about it this time?" offered Sam quietly.

Dean's long lashes swept downward, hiding his anguish and agony. He cleared his throat. "No—not yet, Sammy," he whispered.