Summary: Post-The Getaway, Jack deals with the consequences of prior actions. Jack angst.

Rating: G

Disclaimer: The characters are not mine; they belong to JJ and Bad Robot.

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Chapter 1

"You must decide now, Jack. Take it or leave it." Irina stood on the other side of the dingy office, in what appeared to be an abandoned warehouse building. She looked relaxed, leaning against the wall with her arms crossed across her chest. Sark stood next to her, fiddling with his gun which, Jack noted, was not pointed in his direction. It didn't really matter. Even if he hadn't been handcuffed, there was nowhere for him to go.

Jack shook his head in frustration. There must be another way. He needed time, dammit. But there was no time left.