October 15th, 2020

Strauss

Star Trek: Stranded, part 3/3

Part 2 was here: https://dieastra.livejournal.com/360399.html

Part 1 was here: https://dieastra.livejournal.com/360036.html

"The bananas would taste better if we baked them."

"You know how I am with starting a fire!"


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But later, when Chakotay held her in his arms watching the sunset, he thought that being stranded wasn't so bad after all.


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When the fire went out they went to bed. Moss was their pillow and palm leaves were their blanket.

"Good night, Kathryn."

"Good night, Chakotay."

Both, on cue: "Good night, monkeys!"


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The next morning: "Captain, Commander, are you alright?" the doctor asked. Tuvok just raised an eyebrow.


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"We are well," Kathryn replied. "Just preserving body heat. Thanks for getting us!"

But Chakotay could still feel her lips on his.


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THE END