Title: Moment in Time

Author: PlatinumRoseLady

Disclaimer: Like if I owned Sam and Dean I'd be writing fic. I'd be exhausted… HAPPY, but exhausted.

Word Count: 100 words. Yay me.

Spoiler Alert: Set after "Mannequin 3: The Reckoning". What we didn't get to see – according to me, anyway. For Kady-SN, simply 'cause she is a sweetie.


He'd already thanked Dean. He knew doing more than that would be pushing his luck.

But this time, Sam really didn't care. If he got teased, fine. If he got punched, okay.

He waited until Dean was finishing up under the Impala's hood, went and stood next to his brother.

Dean sensed him before he saw him. "Sam, what's –"

The sideways hug caught him off-guard.

"I-I… missed you, Dean." A broken chuckle that sounded like a sob. "I missed myself."

Dean turned and looked at him. Really looked.

And smiled. And embraced him back.

"I missed you too, Sammy."