December 24th, 2016

cat in bows

And last, but not least! Merry Christmas, Chocobell1212

Title: Twelve minutes ticking
Genre: NCIS
Rating: G
Word Count: 1615
Prompt: - NCIS New Year’s Eve

Chocobell1212, I hope you enjoy this. I so appreciate the prompt! This is the final installment in the 12 Fics of Christmas. My thanks to sparky955 and grey853 for the betaing help. I hope that you have enjoyed reading them as much as I have enjoyed writing them and my thanks to everyone who participated and read! Merry Christmas, everyone!

Tim McGee pinched the bridge of his nose and tried to think his headache away. Somewhere there were people celebrating, ringing in the New Year with toasts and promises of a year of wonder and happiness.

The elevator door opened and he steeled himself against the smell. Even though the autopsy room was meticulously clean, the smell of death always hung over it. Tonight was no exception. He knew the drawers were empty at the moment and the bodies of their latest assignment were in the arms of their loved ones.

“A fat lot of good that does,” he muttered as he came through the double glass doors.

“I beg your pardon, young Timothy?” Ducky was sitting at his computer, working, no doubt, on the last bit of paperwork. “There is a perfectly good reason why I should be here on New Year’s Eve, but you? Why are you not in the arms of your young fiancé?”
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