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"Mmmhhh " The sound of his alarm clock beeping roused Timothy McGee from his sleep, and he groaned tiredly, groping around for the offensive little thing. However, his drowsy brain had trouble coordinating things for him and he didn't find his clock in time for it to auto-snooze, causing him to withdraw his hand under the covers again and sleep on.
When it started blaring again only three seconds later, he sat up, wide awake. That wasn't his alarm clock, it was his cellphone. And that caller ID caused his heart to instantly take on an adrenalin-fed rhythm
"Get your butt over here, McGee, we've got a situation. One hour. *click*" His boss, Jethro Gibbs, was not a man of many words, but the power in the few words he did use was immense. Fifteen minutes later saw an edgy man in his car. He had brushed his teeth in the shower the aftermath of which he'd clean up later, he muse
Figments"Alright, who's in next?" The doctor rubs her temples.More Like This
"Scuito case" The male receptionist hands the psychiatrist the file. The doctor skims through it, her eyes mechanically hitting key words she's been trained to look for in the file.
"I see. Thank you Jimmy. What room is she in?" Dr. Devin asks.
"Room 3" He states, going back to his paperwork. Dr. Devin turns on her heel but then stops as she hears her receptionist sigh.
"How's Breena doing?" She asks, immediately the receptionist lights up at the mention of his wife.
"She's doing well doctor. 5 months along already, it's a boy this time" The receptionist's smile lights up his face.
"Good, tell her I said hi." And with that Dr. Devin disappears down the hallway and into room 3. She opens the door and closes it curtly behind her. In the room with the doctor is a young woman no more than 27 years of age. She sits on the floor, ignoring the couch and playing with various stuffed toys. "Hi Abby" The doctor sits in the chair. The young w