NCIS Weekly Drabble

Prompt: ncis_drabble challenge #186 - 'Episode Related'
Episode 9.12 – Housekeeping
Original Airdate: January 3, 2012

Title: 'Trust No One'
Characters/Pairings: Tony, Gibbs, Casey Stratton, Clayton Jarvis
Word Count: 100
Rating: G

Summary: Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. Sometimes it's hard to tell them apart.

Beta by Karaokegal

"Jarvis must be one hell of a liar."

There will be time, back in the squad room, for Gibbs to refute Tony's observation. Right now, he'll respond purely for Stratton's benefit (or Cole, or whatever the hell he's calling himself at the moment). The bastard doesn't need to know that his captor himself had to lie in order to put this plan in motion.

Gibbs is no stranger to the art of deception; he's as accomplished as DiNozzo when the need arises. It's sad, though, when you have to use the technique on one of your own.

Loose lips. Or...?