Title: When, not if
Author: JenF
Challenge Word: crust
Word Count: 100
Disclaimer: I do not own the Winchester family, their property, their friends or their enemies. If you recognise something, it's probably not mine.


Fingers that shake uncontrollably reach out for the tin plate carelessly discarded in the corner of the room and he can just make out the crust of bread and rind of bacon congealing on the side. He thinks there's a mug of water alongside it and knows he should make that his priority. But he's so tired and he can just reach the plate without having to move his battered body across the rank floor.

As the effort proves too much and his eyes fall closed, he wonders when his brother will find him.

And yes, it's when, not if.