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Hold On - Cause I Can't Live Without You

by: imaginative_soul (Send Feedback)

Series: - No Series - #1
Chapters: 003 Word Count: 1227
Rating: CHILD
Character(s): Jethro Gibbs, Tony DiNozzo
Category(ies): Angst/Drama, Hurt/Comfort
Pairing(s): Gibbs/DiNozzo
Episode(s): 2-22 SWAK

Author Notes: Three tiny little drabbles following the episode 2x22 SWAK. Can each be seen as a stand alone but they belong together in a way.

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# 1 The Color Of Ruin

#1 The Color Of Ruin

Tony’s POV

I had been almost convinced that I wouldn’t get out of the living hell I managed to put myself in this time. Almost. I was sure that I wouldn’t make it. I knew I was in a critical condition and the moment they all left me alone in that glass cage with the disturbing blue of the UV-lights shining on my face I couldn’t stop myself from thinking that my time had come. Even though I was thirty-three and therefore still in the best of my years.

Not being able to do anything else I listened to the constant humming of the neon lamp and watched the flickering blue light. It made me crazy but I was too exhausted from coughing and trying to get my breath back that I was too weak to be frustrated. Blue began to become very much number one on my list of hated colors. Right at the moment I would probably even prefer pink or neon-green.

I had been more than happy when Dr. Brad Pitt and Nurse Emma had turned off the blue light overnight. I had at least been able to catch some minutes of sleep between the hacking and loss of breath. And I had been glad that the summing didn’t keep me from falling asleep again after my yearning for oxygen had been stilled. But now, early in the morning – before my regular time of waking up during work – they had turned the lamps on again. Once again the room was bathed in that unnerving blue.

I grew more and more tempted to obliterate the UV-lights above my head. All I wanted was a few hours more of non-disturbed sleep without the bur and without the hacking and most of all without the blue color. I knew the first thing I would do after I got out of this hell – if I got out of it at all – would be to ban everything blue from my daily life, including my favorite jeans, that’s for sure. ‘Cause blue is nothing more than a color that could ruin all the faith you have…

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