Summary: Elizabeth's POV; tag for Common Ground.
Disclaimer: So not mine.
A/N:I don't know if drabbles are supposed to be beta'd but this is not cos it's my first.
He would have done it without question. His past action dictated her rationale. In less time it took for threat to leave Kolya’s lips he was offering a propitiatory sacrifice in her stead.
Be it jumper, C-4 or his life, John would take the hit time and again.
She wanted to tell him it wasn’t worth it if he died for her cause. But you cannot tell a soldier that. All they are and do is for someone else’s cause. All to win a victory they would most likely not see.
John Sheppard would. She was sure of it.