Supply and Demand

"So..." Jack put his hands in his pockets and smiled brightly "what is it that you need?"


"It's a simple question, Daniel."

"I need..." Daniel stopped. He bowed his head and sighed heavily. "I..."

"What was that?"

Daniel muttered something that was completely unintelligible. Jack's smile spread even wider. He leaned against the door frame casually, his lupine grin matching the mischievous glitter in his eyes. He had been waiting for a moment like this ever since he had met the young archaeologist.

"I'm sorry, Daniel, I didn't hear that."

"I...I need help coming out of the closet."

"I agree." Jack chuckled. "But I don't see how I can help."

"Damn it, Jack!" Daniel roared.

"What?" Jack asked innocently.

"Just get the keys and unlock this goddamn door!!"