AUTHOR: Ashleigh Anpilova
PAIRING: Leroy Jethro Gibbs/Donald 'Ducky' Mallard
SUB-GENRE: First Time. AU
SUMMARY: An AU story set in London, England. Ducky is a barman and he meets Jethro, who is from an extremely wealthy American family. Jethro is also a whiz kid with finances and has been sent by his father to see what life in a British finance house is like. The attraction between the two men is instantaneous and intense, however, things are not straightforward, and before there can be a future Ducky has to overcome his instinctual distrust of people.
WORD COUNT: 37,244.
AUTHOR'S NOTE: This story was originally written for periwinkle27's BOLO #02: Gibbs/Ducky zine. The story has now timed out. Also, unlike my other G/D stories, this one was written (with the agreement of Periwinkle) in British English to go with the setting.
DISCLAIMER: I don't own these characters, nor am I making any money from them. I merely borrow them from time to time.
Learning To Trust (The link goes off-LJ to my website)