Jack had just sat when Carter walked into the mess, bought her coffee and joined him at the table.

"Hi Sir, it seems lately we always get the chance to have breakfast together. Isn't it a bit early for you?"

"Well Captain, General Hammond ordered me to catch up on all my paperwork. I try to optimize my day. Now eat it up", he replied passing cake and fruit into her tray.

It was only his duty to ensure his 2IC was fit for going off-world again after the debacle with Jolinar.

Breakfast meetings were just chance encounters.

Sort of.