Series: - No Series - #1
Chapters: 001 Word Count: 135
Character(s): Jethro Gibbs
Pairing(s): - No Pairing -
Summary: The shadows in Tony's eyes scare him.
Author Notes: Standard disclaimers apply. Small spoilers for Hiatus.
He doesn't know what he expected to find here.
If he had let himself think about it, he supposes that this would have been the most logical possibility. But he really hadn't wanted to think about it, and maybe that's why.
This job changed him. He knows that. Maybe it had shattered him. But it had been the only place he felt like he fit.
He doesn't fit there anymore.
He doesn't fit anywhere. And instead, he's shattered someone else and the shadows in Tony's eyes scare him. He looks like a wild horse, worn down, knowing it's no more use resisting. Accepting the saddle. Except that the weight of that saddle smashed him into a thousand tiny shards.
Gibbs sits down on the edge of the bed and reflects on the meaning of 'broken.'