3 Stitches and Peanut Butter Sandwiches Eight months after the snap, the world is uncomfortably quiet. The compound is empty, save for moments when Steve runs into Natasha after another one of her solo missions. When one mission ends with her getting hurt while going after Clint, Steve knows it'll take a lot more than stitches to pull her back together. Gen with implied Romanogers.
Avengers, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 14, follows: 5, 3/19, Black Widow/Natasha R., Captain America/Steve R.
15 Take a Sad Song and Make It Better They didn't celebrate birthdays much anymore beyond the customary 'happy one year more without getting ganked by something nasty' that Dean seemed so fond of. So Sam decided this year would be different and got Dean a surprise gift: a guitar.
Supernatural, K, English, Family, words: 4k+, favs: 17, follows: 3, 1/24, Sam W., Dean W.
16 The Sun Will Shine on Us Again » Tag/missing scene to 12x02. Getting Sam away from the Brits is just step one. Patching him up physically: step two. Patching him up mentally: every step that follows. Lucky for him, Dean has quite a bit of experience with both butterfly bandages and breakdowns.
Supernatural, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 48, follows: 13, updated: 11/28/2021 published: 10/16/2021, Sam W., Dean W.
12 The Year That Follows Tag to 15x20. Sam and the long year after Dean, told by someone who knows what it's like to lose a soulmate. (Outsider POV).
Supernatural, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 7k+, favs: 14, follows: 4, 11/19/2021, Sam W.
7 Brace for Impact Sam knew Dean teaching him to drive was important. But it wasn't worth a hit-and-run, an unconscious big brother, and a question of if someone would ever find their wreck. The thing was, everyone said the car crash wasn't Sam's fault. Everyone but Sam. (Angst with a happy ending) (John also tries to be a good dad)
Supernatural, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 23, follows: 5, 9/26/2021, Sam W., Dean W., John W.
7 Matching Hawaiian Shirts, Obviously After decades of saving people and hunting things, the Winchesters finally get what they deserve: a beach vacation.
Supernatural, K, English, Family, words: 4k+, favs: 14, follows: 3, 9/18/2021, Sam W., Dean W.
21 I Can Carry You 15x20 fix-it/AU. In which Sam uses everything he's ever learned—magic from Rowena, Latin and hunting from his family, love and devotion from his big brother—to save Dean's life. Lots of angst, h/c, and brotherly love with a happy ending.
Supernatural, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 7k+, favs: 34, follows: 9, 7/19/2021, Sam W., Dean W.
14 Some Kind of Peace 12x09 coda. "You've been dealt a crap hand lately as far as torture is concerned, so if you need anything, I'm right here. I gotcha." In which the brothers pull each other back together after weeks spent apart.
Supernatural, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 38, follows: 8, 4/25/2021, Sam W., Dean W.
10 On the Protection of Courageous Men Light tag to 15x20. In which the Bunker muses on how the Winchesters, whose voices fill the halls when they yell that food is ready, whose books lie open on library tables and desks and kitchen counters, and whose car has taken up permanent residence in the garage, are the most courageous men It has ever had the pleasure of protecting.
Supernatural, K, English, Family, words: 2k+, favs: 17, follows: 3, 1/10/2021, Sam W., Dean W.
18 You and Me Tag/scene filler to 15x20. Spoilers! It's different this time. There's no Mark of Cain on Dean's arm, angels or demons to bargain with, or God to yank their chains. There's just this. Free will and a dusty barn and some decapitated vampires. And Dean.
Supernatural, K+, English, Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 24, follows: 4, 11/22/2020
4 Till All My Sleeves Are Stained Red Coda to 15x16. Seven hours is a long time to be stuck in a car, even under normal circumstances. Past midnight after a hunt after a fight with his little brother are far beyond any version of normal circumstances for Dean. Sam won't even look at him, not until they have to stop for gas and Sam confronts Dean that not giving him a choice is against everything they're fighting for.
Supernatural, K+, English, Family & Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, 10/29/2020, Sam W., Dean W.
12 Buried at Sea » With no leads on the Darkness, the brothers take on a hunt in Long Beach, California. For once it goes well, and Dean surprises Sam with tickets to a 'haunted' tour of the Queen Mary. While it starts out historical and fun, something sinister is accidentally woken from its slumber that leaves the brothers injured, trapped, and separated on a dark ship bigger than the Titanic.
Supernatural, T, English, Mystery & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 20, follows: 4, 10/17/2020, Sam W., Dean W.
9 Make That Into A T-Shirt Light tag post 12x05. Dean killed Hitler. Naturally, the next step is to get a t-shirt made and wear it around the bunker every single chance he gets.
Supernatural, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 19, follows: 2, 10/4/2020, Sam W., Dean W.
5 Shackled Souls and Forgotten Flowers Tag to 5x04 The End. "I am the devil, Dean Winchester," he says as he takes a few steps forward, back straight and domineering. "Did you really think anything made by human hands would be enough to take me off the board?" Lucifer can't help but smile as from within the recesses of his vessel, Sam Winchester's weary, tattered soul screams.
Supernatural, T, English, Suspense & Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 3, 9/12/2020, Sam W., Dean W., Lucifer
85Life in Color » The Winchester's lives have been filled to the brim with pain and loss, but even in the face of it, there are still some moments of levity to be had. This is a oneshot series of happy moments from their lives (because they deserve many more). Requests are welcome! Ch 15: Dean's first day of school, as seen by Sam. Ch 16: Alone in the motel room, the brothers have a pillow fight
Supernatural, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 16, words: 33k+, favs: 22, follows: 26, updated: 8/22/2020 published: 12/20/2017, Sam W., Dean W., Castiel
8 The Courage of Stars It's a fifty hour drive from Kansas to Alaska. Add some stops and Chuck-given bad luck, and Dean knows they're looking at a week-long drive at least. But it's not all bad. Long open highways, diner stops, and a meteor shower Sam mentioned sound nice. However, a week in the car with a brother fond of chick-flick moments? Dean figures he's in for some conversations too. 15x10/11
Supernatural, K+, English, Family, words: 11k+, favs: 18, follows: 4, 7/18/2020, Sam W., Dean W.
10 Illusions of Distrust Season 5. A communication breakdown between the brothers leads to Sam thinking that Dean's afraid of him and the evil he could do. When Dean takes the lead in hunts and starts hiding the weapons, Sam sees it as Dean's distrust in him. In reality, Dean is scared for Sam and what may be going on in his head.
Supernatural, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 32, follows: 5, 5/22/2020, Sam W., Dean W.
4 Rising Up Slight tag to 15x07. Pre-series. Backstory to: "You can't just sit around lip-syncing Eye of the Tiger while no one's watching."
Supernatural, K+, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 1/13/2020, Dean W.
13 Let the Years We're Here be Kind Dean dies in a blaze of glory. He's okay with it, really. It was his plan, after all. The plan was this: get Amara on their side, use her power and Death's to trap God, and Dean would deliver the final blow. The world would be saved. But there was a catch. Dean had to die for it to happen. Another ultimate sacrifice, the opposite of Sam's a decade prior. Ends somewhat happy.
Supernatural, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 16, follows: 8, 12/14/2019, Sam W., Dean W., Castiel, Eileen L.
9 Back to the Start Tag/Coda to 15x06. Being back in the real world after spending an eternity in hell is a shock to Eileen. Thankfully, due to some shared experiences, Sam is able to understand some of what she's going through and does his best to help.
Supernatural, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 7, 12/1/2019, Sam W., Dean W., Eileen L.