I recently became determined to write a drabble. As a writer of epic fanfiction, I have always had respect for writers who can do drabbles, but the skill elludes me. What I ended up with was a body of ficlets mostly too long for drabble-length but shorter than even the usual length of my rare short fics. Some are connected to my Rediscovered Hearts AU and some are just random. So I'm just going to post each one separately because there's no rhyme or reason to them so it doesn't make sense to do a "collection".


Need to Know

He kept the tape on a shelf in his office. Technically, it should have been stored somewhere along with old mission reports and artifacts. Catalogued, classified, and forgotten. No one asked for it, though. Jack wouldn't, and after a while, he realized that Hammond wouldn't either.
He never watched it. He didn't need to. It played itself over and over in his mind whenever his eyes lingered on it.

Cassie came to him about a week before she left for college, and they watched it together. He didn't ask why. He knew. She laid her head on his chest, softly weeping, and he held her.