Title: A Taste of Responsibility
Summary: Jack learns that being The Man means sending someone he loves into danger.
Word Count: 1,796
Written For: topazowl
Prompts: #1 - J/D best friends or life partners #2 - Something post series
A Taste of Responsibility
Jack O'Neill preferred living on the shores of some tributary where, even on a clear night, all you could hear was the soothing sounds of water coursing over rocks, or swirling in and around branches and trees caught on slowly eroding banks. For Jack, life was all about peace and quiet, and having a modicum of control over his environment. Leafy and Victorian, was how Paul Davis described Georgetown, Washington D.C., when instead trendy and vibrant was more the case. And somewhere over to the left, past the neatly planned rows of glass-fronted apartment blocks that rose to shelter the cultural center of the city, was the Potomac River and its promise of tranquility.