It’s been three days since ‘the proposal’. She hadn’t even said yes yet but already everything seemed to have changed, and not for the better. She knew for sure when for the second day in a row, Susie came up to the bullpen with lab results for the latest case.
A frustrated sigh escaped her lips at the latest reasoning for Maura’s absence. Though, excuse, was a more appropriate word for it in her eyes. With a tired look on her face she thanked Susie for the file and tossed it on to her desk before making her way to the elevator and punching the down button.
The heavy doors slid open onto the basement level and she could already feel the chill creeping into her bones. She was unsure if it was from the morgue or the feeling of apprehension that was setting in. Taking a slow, bracing breath, Jane stepped out in to the corridor, fingers reflexively kneading her scarred palms.