Tentative Beginnings

It was truly bizarre to see the Head of Five-O personally awaiting a status report from the doctor about his second-in-command. Steve's face was carefully blank but the eyes, they couldn't lie. Concern shone bright out of the cobalt blue depths as they gazed at the injured detective beyond the door, instinctively leaning towards his friend. Smiling to himself, Dr Hansen approached the anxious man before he placed a hand on his shoulder.

"Why don't you go inside? You can see him now," the physician suggested softly.

McGarrett fixed him with an inscrutable gaze. With a nod, he was gone.