E/O Challenge Word: slip

Spoilers/Warnings: None

Word Count: 100

A/N: This is my first attempt at playing in the drabble sandbox. Hope you enjoy!

slip (ˈslip) v. – to move with a smooth sliding motion.

It happens as most things do on a hunt; in the blink of an eye.

One minute Sam is fine – flawlessly reciting Latin from memory while Dean paces the outer rim of the Devil's Trap – and the next...Sam is airborne; words stuttering to a stop as he slams into the far wall; head connecting hard enough to dent the sheetrock; a powdery cloud of dust and debris showering him as he slips to the floor, unconscious.

Dean's attention darts to Sam; then back to the demon; then down to his boot.

The toe of which is scuffed with red paint.