AUTHOR: Ashleigh Anpilova
PAIRING: Leroy Jethro Gibbs/Donald 'Ducky' Mallard
SUB-GENRE: Established Relationship
SUMMARY: Ducky is forced to retire. He does however manage to find ways to fill his days. One day is in invited to go on a radio show to talk about his time as NCIS's Medical Examiner. On the way home he spots two youths stealing an elderly lady's handbag. It ends with him in hospital and Gibbs coming to a realization.
WORD COUNT: 2,880
DISCLAIMER: I don't own these characters, nor am I making any money from them. I merely borrow them from time to time.