Word Count: 100 each section

Summary: E/O CHALLENGE. Drabble word: over. Happy birthday, bhoney! Here's hypothermic!Dean and protective!Sam in three related drabbles. Hope you had a happy one!

Disclaimer: I don't own em, and I'm not happy about it, either.

part 1 - the echo of his goodbye

Sam tried to push down the sense of panic that rose up in his gut. He was behind the wheel of the Impala, and traction on the snow-covered road was getting worse.

Dean wasn't bitching about Sam's driving.

That scared Sam even more.

They have to hole up somewhere. Someplace warm. Someplace soon.

" 'kay," Dean mumbled softly.

The hairs on the back of Sam's neck stood straight up.


Dean blinked. He shivered, drew into himself, as he slumped against the side of the bench seat.


"Dean, what?"

"Mom's tellin' me it's over. I can come home now."

Two more drabbles.