No Exit: A Reimagining - TheseArePeople - The West Wing [Archive of Our Own]

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Summary: A rewrite of the scene in “No Exit” (5.20) in which CJ and Donna are locked in CJ’s office during a White House crash.

Rated: G

The conversation between CJ and Donna in “No Exit” (5.20) is both out of character and toxic. But it didn’t have to be that way. This is what could have been.

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"Firsts" fic meme

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heyyyybrother asked for the first time either Josh or Donna gets sick and the other has to look after them.

‘No,’ Donna says.

Josh, one arm in its corresponding coat sleeve, blinks at the back of her head. It doesn’t seem like she even turned to look at him. Freakish, he thinks. Or maybe he just wasn’t being as covert as he thought.

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Anonymous : JoshxDonna, first hug/first kiss on the cheek

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'Donna?' Josh raps his knuckles gently against his new assistant's hotel room door.

'I'll be there in a minute,' he hears her call.

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Fic: Not So Bad

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A poorly-timed power outage disrupts Donna’s Valentine’s plans.

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‘We have food; we even have candlelight.’

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Fic: The Art of Deception

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Josh and Donna keep a secret. Rated G. A late birthday present for one of the very loveliest people on here! I hope you had a wonderful day!

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‘I think that went well. There was a moment there where the whole thing could have been blown, but I think I covered for us.’

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An advent calendar, fanfic style! (Day 23)

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Donna helps a reluctant Josh make new year’s resolutions.

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‘How about I resolve to keep the government running smoothly?’

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An advent calendar, fanfic style! (Day 22)

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Someone anonymously prompted me to write about what Josh got Donna in Abu El Banat, and I wracked my brains and couldn’t come up with anything that measured up to everything I want that gift to have been. So I hope it’s okay that instead, I wrote about the search for it.

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He’s drawing a blank on the kind of earrings she wears.

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An advent calendar, fanfic style! (Day 21)

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Josh doesn’t adequately appreciate Christmas movies.

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‘Josh,’ Donna says through gritted teeth, ‘you can’t just pause the movie every time you don’t understand something.’

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An advent calendar, fanfic style! (Day 19)

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Josh, Donna, the National Christmas Tree lighting, for anonymous. Rated G.

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He scowls. ‘I feel the cold more than most people.’

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An advent calendar, fanfic style! (Day 18)

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I will get all of these done before next advent, I swear! Josh is a little nervous at just how well his mom gets along with his in-laws, for leftyleo. Rated G.

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He waves a hand toward his mother and Donna’s parents, who are sitting together at the dining table. ‘What do you think they’re talking about?’

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