E/O challenge: scratch

Disclaimer: Not mine...pout.

A/N: Managed another drabble at 100 words on the dot!! It's truly sad what makes me happy!


Probably snagged his arm on a rusty nail during the last hunt. Three days later his forearm was twice its normal size. Angry red lines lead out from the small scratch leaking pus. A fever had taken hold and knocked him on his ass.

"Stupid stubborn big brother...look where your tough guy routine has gotten you now" Sam whispered from his vigil site beside Dean's hospital bed. As his eyes followed the tubing delivering antibiotics to his stubborn sibling Sam couldn't help but add, "When are you going to let me take care of you for a change?"