Author's Note: I wrote these years ago; if memory serves me right, they were one of my first attempts at fanfiction (after Tangled Threads), so I'm reposting, having found them stashed away in a long-forgotten folder. The prompt for day 1 was 'Chance Encounters'.

Chance Encounters

"Come on, Jack! You've been recalled and you get to work with me. That alone is cause for celebration," laughed Kawalsky.

"Don't flatter yourself," he grinned as they made their way across the parking lot.

A very young – and pretty – blonde slipped through the bar door as the men reached it.

Brown eyes met blue.

Jack tracked the woman's movements as she made her way to an old Volvo.

Charlie glanced at his friend. Seeing the look on his face, he let out a low whistle and clapped a hand on his shoulder. "You'll probably never see her again, buddy."