Disclaimer : The toys that you recognize are not mine. I just took them out to play with them a bit. I promise to put them back when I'm done.


Tim hitched the bag on his shoulder as right hand slid into his pocket, fiddling with the watch within. As he realized what he was doing, he stilled his hand watching the door to the elevator open. Glancing at his teammates desks, he realized that, with the exception of Gibbs, he was the first person in.

Dropping his bag beneath his desk, he pulled the pocket watch from his pocket and glanced at the inscription on the back. Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it. - da Vinci Opening the desk drawer, he rubbed his thumb across the inscription once before placing the watch within.


Tim looked down at the pocket watch in his hand, "It what?"

"It turns back time."

Tearing his eyes away from the watch, Tim looked at the man sitting across from him, "Dad, its May 12. You missed April Fools Day by about 6 weeks."

Patrick McGee shook his head, "No joke."

Searching for something in his father's eyes, Tim didn't respond for a few moments. Finally, letting out a shaky breath, he dropped his eyes back to the silver trinket in his hand, "How does it work?"

"The how?" Patrick said with a shrug, "I don't know. I just know it does."

Turning the watch over in his hand, Tim's voice was level when he asked, "So you've used it?"

"Three times. That's all it works for any one person."