Title: Conscious

Author: Letting The Rain In

Disclaimer: As always, sadly, I only own the order that the words are written in.

Challenge Phrase: Wrench/es/ed

Word Count: 100

Fellow Players: Too many to name, but you know who you are! Also, there's a list. Just in case.


Flashing blue lights bleed into red, but Dean's focus is the unaccustomed white and the figures standing within, silhouettes in smudged charcoal. Dean's moving before he's conscious of the action.

Contact brings clarity: rugged features that speak of a life hard led. John grips Dean's shoulder firmly. It's always been that way between them, too much to say and no time for words.

Beyond, Mary hovers, blurred by distance and time. Dean starts for her, but Sam's voice wrenches him back and he's staring at the night sky, watching flashing blue lights bleed into red.

"You gotta stay awake, okay?"