Title: Beetles and Ladybugs

Author: Michmak

Summary: A Halloween drabble written for Drak's awesome CSI Halloween fanfiction contest.

Disclaimer: The only characters I own are the ones I create for the purpose of this story. All the rest? Not mine. Thanks to everyone who voted for me!

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Beetles and Ladybugs

"Trick or treat."

Grissom smiled when he saw the little beetle in his office door.

"A forensics lab is not the best place to bring someone for treats, Sara."

"He wanted to come," she replied.

"Come here, beetle boy," Grissom reached into his desk drawer, removing a chocolate bar. "I thought you'd stop by - this is a beetle special, instead of rice crisps it's full of yummy ants."

The beetle giggled, "You're silly, daddy."

Grissom smiled at his young son, gently palming the swell of Sara's belly as she moved to his side.

"And how's our little lady bug doing?"