Title: More than the dirt it takes to bury them
Length: About 24,000 words.
Characters/Pairings: Sam/Dean, other ensemble characters.
Content notes: (skip) Includes addiction/withdrawal scenarios, some alcohol abuse, and sexual situations involving siblings who don't know they're related. There's also some canon-appropriate violence (and nothing to the extreme that the show ever reaches).
Summary: Sam Wesson doesn't usually run off with strangers to fight what lurks in the dark. But then, Sam doesn't meet people he dreams about - people like Dean Smith - every day. It's not perfect, but he's making a difference and getting closer to Dean, so what's not to love?
Except the dreams he still can't explain. And the way he's starting to sweat and shake and itch for something he can't name. Something like demon blood. (For spn_j2_bigbang 2012.)
(Note: the story and the ebooks were edited 6/23/12 to fix a mild canon error.)
( Author's notes. )