Story Title: Collapse at Windcrest Mine

Summary: E/O CHALLENGE – Word of the Week: Collapse. What is it about Winchester's and abandoned mines. This can't possibly bode well, now does it?

Disclaimer: Supernatural and its characters are not mine. Just the ideas and the mayhem they bring.

Challenge Date: Feb 22, 2009

Chapter 01: I Should Have Known

Summary: When a missing child becomes buried during a cave-in, his rescuer is frantic to save him.

Word Count: 100

"NNNOOOO!" The man watched helplessly as the child he had been searching for was buried under a shower of stony rubble as the roof of the abandoned mine collapsed. Rushing forward once it was safe, he began frantically pulling rock and remnants of timber with an almost inhuman strength.

After what seemed like hours, he began to see the pale figure of a bloodied hand emerge from the debris. Flagging strength renewed afresh, and as the extent of the painstakingly laborious process slowly unveiled, there was one thought that raced through the man's mind.

'Oh God, I shoulda known better.'