Summary: Squidward nurses SpongeBob back to health in the aftermath of Mt. Humungous.
Rated: T for Teen; 13+
Characters: Squidward, SpongeBob
Genre: Romance/ Drama
Word Count: 3, 378
He awoke to the sensation of a thin, cold thumb on his palm, which gently trailed over the vein in his wrist, checking his pulse. He didn’t remember what had happened or where he was. His eyes snapped open and he darted them through the room, trying to make out his surroundings. Everything was dark but it seemed familiar. There was the fresh scent of snail litter nearby. When his eyes finally adjusted to the darkness, he came to the sudden realization that he was home. Home. Wherever that was now. He sat up so quickly that whoever was at his bedside, their ice-cold finger still on his arm, recoiled a bit. ‘’Patrick! Sandy!’’ Where were they? What happened to them? His first thought was to bol