SPN drabble challenge, word: wreck

Summary: If you live on the edge you can't allow yourself to stumble and fall. A pre-series snippet.

It took Dean two days and nights to track his father down, and when he finally found him in a filthy honky-tonk John was wrecked. Sam would've been pleased to see the impact of his short note on the kitchen table. But Sam had left, and now there was someone else Dean had to take care of before he could risk a look into the void that was taking over his soul like a black hole, sucking in memories of hope and happiness.

"Come on, Dad", he said, fetching the car keys from the bar.

"We've got work to do."