Title: Broken Dreams
The President's long time secretary shook her head sadly. "No"
Leo stopped in his tracks turning to face her. "Where?"He asked even though
Landingham gestured with her head back toward the closed door of the Oval
Leo nodded as he started toward the closed door. "Is Abby with him?"
"No, she's in the residence."Mrs. Landingham replied knowing better than
McGarry knocked once on the office door before a muffled response
After giving his statement to the JAG officers Josh wearily retreated to his
"Donna?"Lyman asked as he recognized his assistant.
The young blonde woman quickly wiped away her tears as she stood. "I'm
Josh stood and gently grasped her shoulders as she rounded the corner of the
Donna shook her head as the tears began to flow once again. Josh wordlessly
After showing her JAG ID, Sarah MacKenzie was quickly ushered through White
Lieutenant Harmon Rabb Jr. sat on the corner of one of the desks
The dark haired man glanced toward the door noticing the Marine Colonel.
Rabb followed the older man's gaze spotting Mac instantly. "Yes, she's my
Zeilger nodded. "I'll be in search of caffeine."The communications director
Harm reached Sarah's side and quickly ushered her into a nearby empty
"I'm sorry I didn't pick up the phone when you called."Sarah commented as
Rabb nodded deciding there wasn't any other way to say it then to say it.
"I know."Sarah replied grimly clearly remembering Sam's haunted expression.
Harm blinked in surprise. "Did the Admiral fill you in?"
Sarah shook her head. "No, Sam Seaborn knocked on my door at three this
"The deputy communications director?"Harm asked as he placed the name.
Mac nodded. "He was pretty shaken up. Do we have any leads at all?"
Harm shook his head grimly. "Not really. We have a handful of white
"So the bomb was meant for her and not the President?"Sarah asked sadly.
Harm shrugged. "All we know for certain is that it was domestic terrorism.
Charlie Young awoke to a world full of pain. Every nerve ending seemed to
The youth's eyes snapped open as the final memory came into focus. What he
A middle aged blonde haired nurse stepped into his line of vision. "We're
The woman leaned forward to check his vitals. "Mr. Young, do you know where
Charlie struggled past the memories to focus on her questions. He knew that
The woman smiled brightly as she straightened. "Good. What's your name?"
"Charlie Young."The personal aide replied his voice gaining strength.
"Excellent."The nurse replied happily. "I'll tell Doctor Bradley that you're
Charlie snagged her elbow as she turned to leave halting her.
At the nurse's hesitation Young's hand instantly dropped away from her arm.
"I'll get Doctor Bradley."The woman replied awkwardly as she turned and
Once he was alone Charlie squeezed his eyes shut drawing the blanket closer
How could he have been so close to the limo and not have seen anything?
end of part 3 TBC