Some days Emily Prentiss hated her job. This case in Commack, New York had severely impacted two of her fellow team, and when that was added to the already severely compromised Unit Chief they shared, it didn’t make for a great situation. Walking toward Aaron Hotchner’s office, she nearly collided with the bulk that was David Rossi as he walked out his office door.
Reaching out a hand to steady her, Dave mumbled an apology.
“I’m fine, Rossi,” Emily said, waving the near collision off.
“You on your way to check on our boss?” Dave asked tiredly.
“Go home, Hotch,” Emily کہا tiredly, trying to close the door on him. She simply couldn’t deal with this right now. The initial thrill of knowing he’d come to her had faded quickly, the adrenaline ebbing and flowing like the tide. Now, all she felt was an overwhelming sense of impending doom. And quite frankly, it was مزید than she could handle in her present state of mind.
Quickly inserting his foot in the partially open door, Hotch stilled its onward momentum. “No, Emily. Not until we discuss what happened this morning.”...