Title: Broken Dreams
White House reporter Danny Concanon was amazed at how easily he had gotten
Even with all of his contacts Danny had found out very little about the limo
"Are you okay?"Danny demanded anxiously as he entered the press secretary's
C.J. glanced up container of fish food in one hand. "I didn't feed Gail
Danny crossed the room stopping a few feet from the front of her desk.
The red haired woman shakily set the container down and gingerly walked
Danny instantly frowned at her limp and reached forward to take her arm.
"Just a sprain...."C.J. replied quietly
"Did you get that looked at?"Kincanin asked worriedly as he tenderly brushed
C.J. nodded as Danny drew her into an embrace.
"You don't know how glad I am that you're okay."Danny replied softly as he
At first Leo thought the Oval office was empty. The room was dark and still
The Chief of Staff quickly knelt next to his old friend noticing for the
"Jed?"Leo asked with concern wondering if the current strain was affecting
"Any news on Charlie?"Bartlet asked in a choked whisper not looking up from
McGarry shook his head grimly. "He's the same."He replied quietly.
"How, Leo?"Jed asked as his hands tightened on the small picture. "How could
Leo placed a hand on his friend's arm. "We will find out who did this, I
Josh Lyman rubbed the back of his neck wearily as he walked down the busy
The Deputy Chief of Staff paused by the nurse's station in the intensive
Charlie's eyes's opened instantly as the door opened. Seeing it was Josh,
Josh immediately placed a gentle hand on the younger man's shoulder's easing
Young closed his eyes as he lay still waiting for the pain to subside.
Josh glanced at him worriedly. "Want me to get a nurse?"
Charlie shook his head tightly. Finally the pain lessened enough so he could
Josh quickly pulled a nearby chair over to the bed and sat down. He nodded
"What about the Davidson case?"Sarah asked as she and Harm stepped into the
"Bud's going to take it."Harm replied as he glanced down at his notes to see
Mac turned to face her friend catching something in his voice. "You think
Rabb smiled grimly. "It's the President's daughter, Mac. This'll be wrapped
"How's Abby?"Leo asked quietly
Bartlet shook his head as he finally looked up from his daughter's picture.
Leo nodded. "If either of you need anything.....anything at all...."
Bartlet was about to reply when there was a quiet knock on the office door.
Leo stood as Mrs. Landingham poked her head into the darkened room.
"I apologize for the interruption, Mr. President."Bartlet's long time
Jed exchanged an anxious glance with Leo before nodding. "Send him in, Mrs.
end of part 4 TBC