"Toby do you realize how many decent nights sleep I've gotten in the past six
Toby blinked in surprise and looked at his watch. With everything that had
"Sorry."Toby apologized and started to back away. "I didn't realize it
It was then that CJ saw his defeated expression and grabbed his elbow."Not
Toby pulled away from her shaking his head. He shouldn't have come here. He
CJ was worried now. She hadn't seen Toby this unsettled since Rosslyn. She
Fifteen minutes later they sat quietly together on the sofa sipping cimmamon
"I think I'm out of a job."
CJ jerked her head back in his direction. Toby had said it so quietly she had
"I'm surprised Leo didn't fire me on the spot."Toby muttered darkly as he
CJ set her mug down on the coffee table and turned to face him. "What
"This is new?"
"In the Oval office."
CJ suppressed a groan. "Please tell me you didn't yell at the President."
Toby opened his mouth to reply but quickly closed it. He figured silence was
CJ placed a hand to her forehead. "You did actually yell at the President? In
Toby avoided meeting her gaze. He knew if he met her gaze he'd crack and tell
Toby shook his head. "It wasn't a Josh....we were both yelling."
"This just gets better."CJ murmured knowing that staff meetings would be
"Doesn't matter now."
"Can we just drop it?"Toby asked as he set his mug down next to hers. He
CJ shook her head as she followed him. "Toby, something's making you
"Some people would say that miserable is my natural state."
"Talk to me, Toby."CJ pleaded as she came to stand next to him. "What
Toby met her concerned gaze. God he wished he could tell her. But he
"I'm okay, CJ."Toby replied as he moved away from the window and grabbed his
"Toby."CJ called as she walked toward the front door.
"Get some sleep, CJ."Toby replied not looking back. "I'll see you tomorrow."
CJ watched him go hoping that whatever was gnawing at him would let him rest.