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Once again, my apologies for not getting this out sooner....writer's block. I
He opened his eyes as quickly as he had ever done before. He hadn't actually
Cj was on the Global News by now, and was startled by the small noise she heard.
He forced a smile and accepted the quick hand she reached out.
"Do you- I mean, do you want something?"
Danny sensed her nervousness around him and nodded.
"What? Water, juice-"
Danny nodded again.
"Sure, hold on."
Cj winced as she reached to get the glass of water that sat at her bedside.
"Here," she handed him the cool glass.
He couldn't yet hold it, and afraid to drop it, motioned her to help him.
"T-Thanks," he finally let out.
"Thank god, I was so scared. You've been here for days."
"B-Besides that, let me just savor this moment. Now, if we took out
Cj smiled, and was glad he was still up to flirtation.
"You know," Cj rubbed her temples before continuing,"I have been praying
Cj waited a moment before beginning to even think about the incident. It was so
"You were taking me home-"
"Don't push your luck."
At that, he grinned more.
"Danny. You were *driving* me home, and we were fine, and then a bus, just, hit
Danny solemny nodded, and remembered the kiss she had left out.
"I'm due to get out of here tomorrow. I don't know when you can get out. You
"I guess that means he likes me better."
To that, C.J. pointed to the dozen yellow roses by her side.
"Ok, maybe not."
"You want to read something? You have a lot to catch up. 3 very eventful days."
"Sure," he received the paper.
Cj reclined on her chair and rubbed the back of her neck as she went through the
Cj smiled at his voice as she looked up.
"Hey back. How are ya holding up?"
Cj pressed her lips for a smile as Danny closed the door.
"You've missed this haven't you," C.J. said.
"What? You in your office alone with me, or my job?"
"Yeah, but I've definitely missed you more."
Danny grinned as he kissed her softly on the cheek.
"You know, we should talk."
"Talking's never good," he said as he sat nect to her on the couch.
"When I was- we were in the hospital, I was thinking a lot about, well, us."
"There's an "us"?"
"Bear with me. Now, I was driving home yesterday, thinking about this, and then
Cj stood as she popped a Cd in her small stereo.
"Listen," she said hitting play.
....I love it when we're cruisin together.
C.J. stood once more as she hit stop.
"See, now, I was thinking that maybe what happened to us, was like, a wake up
"You, thought that?"
"Well, Donna helped me out a little. So, maybe this was just, like, God telling
"That I've thought thoroughly and long about this, but Danny, I'm going to have
"C.J., if I think you're saying what you're saying," Danny grinned.
"Danny, I'm going out with you."
C.J. smiled and continued.
"However, I want you to know, that we will have to be extremely careful. I mean,
"And Leo. And Josh. And Sam, and Carol, and Donna, and the President."
"Yeah. We will."
"Ok. then, where do you want to go for our official first date?"
"How about here?"
Danny moved and hit play again.
...I love it, I love it.