A/N: A little drabble to hold you over until I drop the next chapters of Chaos and Breaking Point. And a big thank you to all the readers who wrote reviews and I wasn't able to respond. Also to SWWoman for being so understanding to a nervous newcomer who contacts her at all hours for encouragement. Thank you.

Here Goes Everything...

He knew he had to tell Joss. John knew he had to tell this beautiful, intelligent, sensual, exotic woman that he loved her and needed her desperately; but how? It didn't matter, he'd figure it out.

He had to. She was his partner, his soulmate, his very breath. Standing on her stoop he raised his fist and knocked hard three times...

Joss paced her living room nervously. John had called and asked if he could come over. He had actually asked. John never asked. He just came over, picked the lock and came in. Yeah, she was nervous. Something was up. Then she heard three loud knocks. She froze. He never knocked.

Smoothing her hands on her jeans, she walked to the door and with a nervous smile opened it.

"Hi John" she said, her voice a little higher than usual. She noticed as she looked in his eyes he was a little nervous but determined.

"Hi Joss " John said after clearing his throat. This was going to be harder than he thought.

"Well, come on in and make your-self comfortable," Joss said, stepping to the side.

She didn't see his eyes slide heavenward as he whispered a small prayer. Nor did she hear him mumble under his breath as he crossed the threshold

"Here goes everything."

Then Joss slowly closed the door...