Title: Returning to Normal
Sam/Jack, post-Shades of Grey, pg
"You really had us going for a while there, Sir."
"Acting always was one of my strong points!" he joked, the atmosphere slightly uncomfortable.
He grinned at her, trying to ease the situation. And she found herself grinning back.
"It's good to have you back, Sir," she whispered, sincerely.
He looked up at her as she made her way towards the door. "I never really left."
She turned, her hand on the door-handle, smiling sadly. "Yes, you did."
And with that she left the room, leaving her confused CO to ponder her words.