I have decided to rewrite my first ever story 'Truths' because I do not like the original version very much.
I have nothing else to say so please enjoy this guys xx
NCIS Special Agents Leroy Jethro Gibbs and Anthony "Tony" DiNozzo, Mossad Officer Ziva David, NCIS Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee, forensic scientist Abigail "Abby" Sciuto, NCIS Director Jennifer "Jenny" Shepard and Medical Examiner Doctor Donald "Ducky" Mallard all piled into the lounge of one Jennifer "Jenny" Shepard.
"What are we doing here?" McGee asked as he and everyone else sat down on different sofas.
"We're playing Truths" Abby replied and everyone else groaned.
"What is Truths?" Ziva asked.
"It's a game where someone asks a question and then everyone else has to answer that question" Tony informed her.
"Can we get a free pass?" McGee pleaded.
"No Timmy, that brings out the whole point of the game" Abby rolled her eyes at the computer geek.
"Brilliant" Tony said sarcastically. "Truths with no free pass."
"Who wants to go first?" Abby asked.
"I will" Ducky volunteered.
"Ask ahead Duck" Gibbs told the good doctor.
"Last time someone told you they loved you" the Medical Examiner said.
Jenny's eyes flashed with pain as she remembered the last time someone had told her they loved her. It was her Mother who had died three years ago. Gibbs glanced at her and squeezed her hand.
"You OK?" He asked her.
She nodded, her eyes filled with tears.
"Jenny?" Ziva questioned concernedly.
"I'm fine Ziva" Jenny assured the Israeli.
Ziva nodded and turned the other way, still unconvinced.
"I'll go first" Tony volunteered. "It was my frat brother's eight year old daughter Emma and I called her to wish her a happy birthday last month. Before I ended the call she said "I love you Uncle Tony"" Tony stated.
"That's sweet" Abby said. "The last person was my brother Luca. He was visiting me at Christmas and before he got on the plane he told me he loved me."
"Mine was my sister Sarah. She had a really bad cold last week and she was at our Mom's house. I went to see her and I brought her her favorite soup that Mom had made. Sarah and I talked for hours. She told me she loved me as I was just about to leave" McGee told the others.
"My one was my sister Tali. She was six years younger than me and we were incredibly close growing up. She was killed when she was sixteen so in 2004. I was just about to leave for Jerusalem and as I was walking out the door Tali ran to me and said "Ani ohevet otach Ziva"" Ziva wiped a tear from her cheek. "Translated that means "I love you Ziva". Tali was killed the day after in a Hamas suicide bombing" the Israeli said sadly.
"I'm so sorry Ziva" Jenny replied.
"It is not your fault Jenny" Ziva stated as she squeezed the redhead's hand.
"You out of all people don't deserve that again though Zives" Jenny told her.
Gibbs squeezed his ex lover's knee in an attempt to comfort her and she gave him a weak smile in reply.
"I believe someone else must go now" Ziva reminded the others.
"I will" Ducky volunteered and everyone else nodded. "Contessa had walked out of the house and into the garden so obviously I had to go out and look for her. She was hiding in a bush. I picked her up and took her back inside. Mother hugged me and told me she loved me" Ducky stated.
"That is sweet Ducky" Ziva said.
"Mine was when I was in Paris with a girlfriend of mine" Gibbs stated and Jenny avoided catching his eye. "We were on the top of the Eiffel Tower and she kissed me softly and told me she loved me. I said "that'll be the day" and the look on her face is something that still haunts me to this day. She left me the week after and now I understand why: because I looked her in the eye and said that to her without flinching."
Unushed tears glistened in Jenny's eyes and Ducky looked at her concernedly.
"Are you alright my dear?" He asked her.
"Yes" Jenny breathed before she burst into tears and ran into the study.
Gibbs made a move to go after her, but Ziva shook her head before following the redhead.
"She was the one you said that to, wasn't she, boss?" Tony asked and Gibbs nodded.
"Why? Why would you say that?" McGee asked.
"I love her, I really do. It's just after Shannon died I never had proper feelings for anyone else until Jen came along and then I never told her because I was too scared that I would lose her like I lost Shannon and Kelly" Gibbs replied sadly.
"Jethro, she loves you and you clearly love her as well. Ever since she came back and the two of you make conversation, you start off by joking around and then one of you mentions what happened and then the other ends up starting an argument or slamming the door of the room that you're in and ignoring the other for as long as possible" Ducky reminded his friend.
"Gibbs, look me in the eye and promise me verbally you're gonna tell her before the night is over" Abby said.
"I promise Abs" Gibbs told her.
Ziva and Jenny walked into the room straight after that.
With Ziva and Jenny
"Jenny! Jenny!" Ziva called as she ran after the redhead.
Jenny was on the sofa crying into her knees. The Israeli wrapped her arms around her friend and Jenny sobbed into her chest.
"He was the man you talked about when we worked together, yes?" Ziva asked her friend.
"Yes" Jenny confirmed as she looked up.
"Jenny, you need to tell him. He loves you. I have seen how he looks at you and the way you look at him. He loves you, and I know you love him as well" the Mossad officer told the redhead.
"But I left him Zi! He hates me! How could he ever forgive me for something like that?! He gave me all his love and all I gave him was goodbye!" Jenny started sobbing into Ziva's shoulder again.
"Jenny, everything will be alright. He does love you, I know that, we all do. You two only see what you want to see. Just tell him. I know he feels the same about you" the Israeli told the redhead.
Jenny nodded against her friend's chest. After a few minutes, the former partners walked back through to the sitting room.
"Are you alright?" Gibbs asked his ex lover concernedly.
"I'm fine" she nodded.
"Ummmm Director, do you want to answer the question now?" McGee stammered.
"Tim, we're not at work. Just call me Jenny" the Director said.
"OK Jenny" McGee replied a little more confidently.
Jenny took a deep breath and Gibbs squeezed her hand, assuring her he was there. She smiled at him before telling the story.
"Five years ago my Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. A year later my Mom, my sister Heather and I all found out it was terminal. I stayed with my Mom and sister until the day my Mom died. Heather and I still talk, but not as often as we used to" A tear rolled down Jenny's face and she wiped it away.
"Mom's last words were "I love you girls". Even though I was a Daddy's girl growing up, I loved my Mom with all my heart and the day I lost her was one of the worst days of my life" Jenny said sadly.
Gibbs squeezed her knee and just as he was raising his hand to put it back on his knee she caught it with her own and put them back on her knee. The two looked into each others' eyes briefly before turning back to everyone.
"Can I ask a question now?" Tony asked.
I meant to say this at the top but if you guys have any ideas for one of the others to ask then please let me know because I need some ideas for the next few chapters. There should be 7 chapters: one for each character to ask a question. So yeah, just please let me know.
Thank you so so much for reading guys. You know the drill xx