A/N This is something I wrote a LONG time ago, like before I had seen 'In The Dark'. I had read what had happened at the end of the episode, and just made up my own thing. Now I know just how wrong this paragraph is...oh well.


She walked in and surveyed the room. "How long is this going to take?" she sighed.

He looked up at her from where he worked. "Longer than I thought."

She realized that this was his way of committing. He could be there indefinitely, but at least for a while.

"Any way I can help?" she asked.

He handed her a trowel.

"Right." She sat on the floor next to him and began to work.

He grinned, knowing he had made the right choice. He couldn't help but wonder, though, what would have happened if he had chosen the woman that he had now unknowingly left crying in her office, knowing she was rejected.

A/N Please review!