Enkidu07's Drabble Challenge
Prompt Word: "thermometer"
Word Count: 100
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When All Else Fails
By: Vanessa Sgroi
"Wha-the hell is that?" rasped Dean, eyeing the object in Sam's hand warily.
"It's a thermometer."
"Doesn't look like one."
"It's an old-fashioned mercury one. That's all the mom-and-pop drugstore here had. Open up."
"No." Dean's white-faced expression was mutinous. "I'm not sick."
"Oh, don't even start that crap with me."
Dean's mouth remained closed.
"You know, Dean, there's more than one way to take a temperature with these things." Sam raised a menacing eyebrow, waited a couple of beats to let the meaning sink in.
Sam hulked up his impressive shoulders. "Wanna bet?"
Dean opened his mouth.