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"I can smell the sawdust you know," Tony said, not bothering to lift his head. " "We've got a missing Marine from Quantico, or a fraud case from the infirmary." "Details," Gibbs said, settling into his seat and checking the new papers.
Since the end of his first year, he straightened up and is considered a fine soldier. The ensuing fight was dirty, full of harsh blows and nasty grips. She said the wedding was a matter of being totally blitzed that night and can still laugh about it. I've got the system flagged to tell me if any more decide to travel." "Ziva, start running down his coworkers. I want to know when his brother was last in town." "On it, boss." Gibbs settled at his desk, frowning. "He can't glare at me." Gibbs smacked a ruler down on the desk. He still wasn't used to loud noises and Gibbs knew that. Really cold." He pouted in the older man's direction and heard the snorted huff. Melissa was well-spoken and had a Master's in Engineering. Gibbs tapped him lightly in the top of the head as he passed by on his way upstairs to change. "No, just waiting on Mc Gee and Ziva's reports," he called back. When they were both home, Tony felt the knot in his shoulders untense. "I'm in the chair nearest the door so if you run into something furry it's the back of my head." "Did you just give me permission to smack you? "He's not a bad guy." "I monitored your background checks, Tony. They have instructions on them." Gibbs chucked Tony under the chin with a finger. Any sort of praise from Gibbs made him feel all tingly. The young man was panting, looking around frantically, even though the action would do him no good. "Director Sheppard will see you now." "Thanks." Tony gave her a smile. She had a lot of chairs in there which he knew were never in the same place. There had never been any intention of firing him, of course, but it had been a bitter pill for the organization to leave him listed as a senior agent as opposed to moving him to clerk status. The doctors thought it would be another three months before you got back to the office." "So, I could have spent three more months as a kept man and you didn't tell me? "I know you don't particularly like me, but I want to build a good working relationship with you." "It's not you I dislike, ma'am." She laughed a little at that, leaning back and making the hydrolics squeak again. The way you use Ziva to spy on us, while pretending to be her friend. Your job is to over-see the operations, not to control them. Then, there'd been the negotiations with HR and occupational rehab services. "He has earned the right to a quiet life." Gibbs looked at the young woman. Nothing that would indicate he was involved in anything shady. She's never been in legal trouble beyond a speeding ticket. That meant he'd have to venture down to talk to the tech geeks. The young man had been escorting a witness to interrogation. Di Nozzo tackled him with perfect form, taking him to the ground. Worth, Allentown to San Antonio, and Miami to Chicago. It's the only one that's close enough for him to have driven to by now. He works the at the pharmacy." "Isn't that interesting. She wasn't a suicidal teenager or a barely literate woman trying to keep a record of her life. I went to college blind and this idiot thinks he can mess with my designs because he can see and I can't. I gues it doesn't matter, since I always catch his interference, but I'm really getting tired of having to triple check my work." Tony continued to read dictating softly into the headset. He was afraid - and no, torture couldn't make him say it out loud - that if Gibbs got hurt, they'd forget to tell him. He misjudged the doorway by a few centimeters, grazing his arm. You're mercenary when it comes to that." "Had to learn something from my father, didn't I? He knew on some level that Gibbs didn't approve of Daddy Di Nozzo, but he'd never really said anything to confirm it before. I want to yell at him for hurting the best thing in his life." "That was my mother. Suze and I set up extra meals for just that occasion. I hate having projects hanging over my head." "Okay. Gibbs blinked awake about an hour later when Tony yelped and woke.
He was written up twice in his first couple years for minor infractions. Probably give Mc Gee a run for his money." "You think she's a hacker? It's possible." "Find out." "Right, boss." Tony grimaced at the assignment. "Im still running searches, but right now, they're coming out clean." Gibbs grunted. After reviewing the tapes of his injury, she couldn't help but be impressed. For some reason, the witness had bolted, moving instantly from witness to suspect. Or maybe Gibbs was being good to his word and trying to treat him normally. "His mom has a brother who just happens to be posted in Quantico. It wasn't the first time he'd had to do it, but this time was a lot more interesting. Can you believe he actually thinks I'm stupid just because I can't see him? He couldn't be with Gibbs in the field and hadn't been for six months. "I'm not dating Suzie." "That's because it's a business deal. Because sometimes I want to drive up to New York, grab him and shake him for throwing away all the love and compassion that flows out of you. " "I mean, that when you start sleeping at your desk, I'll be back to living on take out." "Nah, check out the freezer. Gibbs tightened his grip automatically and the younger man settled with a sigh.
He'd expected Ducky to check up on him for Gibbs, but he'd never expected him to send Palmer. Tony wavered on his feet, putting a hand to his temple.