LAW OF FIVES

WOW: Stall. Bad things happen when Dean refuses Sam's help.

Disclaimer: Own nothing but a twisted imagination. Want evidence? Then read on ...

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Septicaemia.

Five little syllables that meant Dean's life was hanging in the balance;

Five days since the wendigo hunt;

Five gashes raked across Dean's back;

Five times Sam offered to help; five times Dean pushed him away;

Five hours since Sam found his brother collapsed outside the shower stall, fever-racked body seizing on the bathroom floor;

Five times Sam prayed beside the parchment grey, unconscious form buried beneath a terrifying lattice of tubes and wires;

Five long, silent days and nights watching, waiting, hoping;

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Then; a blink, a whisper ... "S'mmy, y'look like crap."

Five words which showed everything was going to be alright.

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