Characters: Aaron Hotchner, Team-Centric
Disclaimer: I don't owe Criminal Minds or any of its characters.
Spoilers: Set post 6x18 "Lauren"
Summary: Watching his colleagues and friends in the conference room, Aaron Hotchner cannot help feeling he failed them. Not only as a leader but as a friend. Hotch's POV. Team-centric.
Notes: Thanks to Nebula2 (From FF.Net) for the beta.
"Sorrow you can hold, however desolating, if nobody speaks to you. If they speak, you break down." - Bede Jarrett.