E/O Challenge: Nail - 100 words exactly

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This Time Next Year

Despite the band aid his damaged finger still throbbed as he carefully fastened the last of the streamers into place. He grimaced slightly, remembering the excruciating pain of the nail being ripped from his finger.

He stood back to admire his handy work, still uncertain if he'd be able to see this through.

But Dean had wanted this, had especially asked for it. And Sam, despite his reservations, had acquiesced, unable to deny him this simple request.

So he was going to surprise his brother with Christmas, complete with all the trimmings. Because that's what Dean had once given him.