Summary: Helen never gives up and neither does James.
Spoilers: S1 generally, but this is AU really...
A\N: Written as part of the primeval_canon drabble tree.
On balance, he preferred the silent treatment. Except the problem was it was more useful to keep Helen talking, to get her to accidentally reveal details on maniacal plans out of pure egotistical gloating. There was also the fact that her studying his face, his eyes, his person, tended to put James on edge. She was at the leisure of Her Majesty's Government – shackled, she came and went as he pleased, but still she sat there, leaning back in the chair, smug smile on her face like she knew something he didn't.
Helen leant forward, nothing accidental about it, and muttered one word to capture him.