Disclaimer: I don't own the characters, I don't own the show. It's just for fun, no profit.

Don stared at her as she looked at her hands. She finally lifted her eyes to his and he noted that the tears were flowing freely down her face. He didn't really know what to expect but tears certainly weren't it. He continued to grasp her hands together as if making sure she didn't take flight. His blue eyes continued to probe her watery jade ones praying that he would find some answers lurking in their depths.

"Stell, please come on…this isn't the time to leave me hangin' around ya know" he muttered.

Her lips finally stretched into a smile and before he knew it she jumped into his arms, kissed his neck and whispered the one word Don needed to hear.


A/N. My first CSI:NY Fic. Will I continue? Please please please review.