Category: Drama, Angst, Drabble
Spoilers: Forever in a Day
Pairing/Character: Jack/Daniel (friendship)
Summary: Rage affects even the most compassionate of hearts.
Author's Notes: Written for cyren_2132 who wanted an admission from Daniel to Jack that leaves Daniel feeling vulnerable and Jack feeling understanding, if not a little awkward/uncomfortable.
Disclaimer: Stargate, Stargate SG-1 and all of its characters, titles, names, and back-story are the property of MGM/UA, Double Secret Productions, Gekko Productions, SciFi Channel, and Showtime/Viacom. All other characters, the story idea and the story itself are the sole property of the author. This story cannot be printed anywhere without the sole permission of the author. Realize this is for entertainment purposes only; no financial gain or profit has been gained from this fiction. This story is not meant to be an infringement on the rights of the above-mentioned establishments.
"I wanted to kill him."
Jack nodded. Understandable, given the circumstances.
"No, Jack. You don't understand. I wanted to kill him." Daniel's eyes were pleading to him, searching for exoneration or absolution. "I really wanted to kill him."
Jack said nothing.
"I know he did the right thing. I know. But I still wanted to kill him."
Jack was no stranger to the rage. He knew what it felt like, tasted like….He squirmed in his chair. But for Daniel…
"I wanted to kill him," Daniel whispered, slumping in his seat.
Jack reached over and squeezed his shoulder. "But you didn't."