In 7x02 we see Sam dig into a fresh cut on his left hand in order to ground himself in the face of his Hell hallucinations. Since then (and long after the wound has healed) Sam’s used the same technique in other moments when he feels uncertain about reality. (Edit: updated with S12!)


sastiel au for jay

sam winchester is a homicide detective; for years, the only case he invests his time in involves a series of deaths where the victims’ eyes have been burned out of their skulls by a serial killer known only as castiel.


“this is going to be so much fun.”