Little Red (mylittleredgirl) wrote,
Little Red

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first drabble ever!

I hereby eat everything I've ever said about never writing a drabble. My new word processor counts words as I go, so I pretty much had to :)

elly427, consider it an angst down payment.

As always, let me know what you think!

TITLE: "Two Words"
CATEGORY: drabble, Sam/Jack, future, angst, romance
SPOILERS: "Heroes," "In the Line of Duty"
LOVE TO: besyd beta'd, and rules.

SUMMARY: One in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage.

In two words it was over.

"I'm sorry."

The familiar beeps and whirrs of the infirmary faded in and out with the sedative she'd been given. Words barely reached her, hushed and impersonal through the curtain. 'Gate travel. Naquadah. Protein marker.

Jolinar. Sam longed bitterly for Janet, for a doctor who got it.

They were just getting used to the idea.

A man parted the curtain, and her heart choked. He didn't ask.

He already knew.

"I'm sorry," she whispered, like it was her fault.

In two steps Jack reached her, and held her like he would never let go.


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