WOW: Hold. Sam's POV. Sam tells us about a dreadful curse Dean has just faced.
Disclaimer: I don't own them, I just borrow them for fun and frolics them put them back as I found them.
I thought I knew about sleep deprivation.
Until, that is, Dean went ten days without sleeping.
What happened? I'll tell you ...
He crumbled, completely fell apart.
At first he was confident he'd find the counter-charm; but within a week, he'd become listless, moody, unco-ordinated ... Couldn't hold his coffee cup, couldn't even remember my name.
He could no more research a cure than sprout wings and fly.
Yesterday he spent the day slumped in the corner sobbing like his heart was breaking.
It was horrible.
Why am I whispering?
Because today I found the counter-charm,
Shhhh; keep it down, don't wake him.