Summary: A series of six short stories about the character's lives outside of work.

Disclaimer: I don't own them. Life goes on. The song belongs to Avril Lavigne.

CHAPTER ONE - THE BREAK ROOM

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And I wanna believe you

When you tell me that it'll be okay

And I try to believe you

Not today, today, today, today, today

Tomorrow it may change

Tomorrow it may change

Tomorrow it may change

Tomorrow it may change

-Avril Lavigne -'Tomorrow' -

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They all stood in the break room staring at each other. The silence was so heavy, that it almost seemed like a tangible element that coated them all in a heavy mist. No one dared to even breath, lest they break the spell that had settled itself over the crime lab that night.

It had been a hectic night. Greg had said something about the full moon earlier, but everyone had laughed it off. Now they wished that they had believed him and called in sick. There had been too much death that night.

Grissom finally broke the eerie silence by telling them all to go home and get some rest.

They all nodded absently, shuffling out of the room with their heads hanging low. Even Greg, the normally vivacious lab tech seemed unsettled.

They would deal with their emotions, but not today.

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Author's Note: That was the opener to the actual mini-series. Each chapter will now focus on a particular character's life outside of the crime lab. Enjoy!