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House call. [Dec. 22nd, 2006|10:40 pm]


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[music |I'll Stay With You - Goo Goo Dolls]

::strides through the NX Enterprise's launch bay, hypo firmly in hand::

::shrugs at look from crewman, waving to signal that there's no emergency...they should be used to the odd to and fro traffic by now::

::climbs through Delta Flyer hatch, clapping hands briefly over ears to muffle loud clanging that immediately assaults them::

At this rate, there might be an emergency soon, though.

::shores up nerve, moving from aft compartment toward noise::


::narrows eyes at lack of notice::


[User Picture]From: lieutenantkim
2006-12-23 03:50 am (UTC)
::slams hyperspanner down on stubborn coil assembly one last time, jerking in surprise at hiss from behind::


::drops spanner, shaking throbbing hand instead::

::looks over shoulder, glowering::

Do you have to do that?
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2006-12-23 03:53 am (UTC)
::blinks, nearly taking a step back and dropping the hypo::

Goodness, someone's cranky today...

::settles self, pursing lips at him reproachingly::

Did you have to be beating the shuttle components?

Here, let me look.

::bends, taking his hand and prodding gently::

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[User Picture]From: lieutenantkim
2006-12-23 03:59 am (UTC)
It didn't seem like such a bad idea after I'd already exhausted every other one I could think of.

::yanks hand back, muttering under breath::

My hand is fine.

::waves it again, this time at repair target::

That coil assembly is another story. If I had to take a guess, I'd say either Renara or Jenay have been playing amateur engineer on it, and one or both of them has a long way to go before they meet standards.
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2006-12-23 04:04 am (UTC)
Yes, and I'm certain you were never an amateur engineer.

::straightens, shaking head in bemusement::

Why don't you just leave it for tomorrow?
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[User Picture]From: lieutenantkim
2006-12-23 04:09 am (UTC)
Can't. You never know, an emergency might come up and this tin can might need to actually go somewhere. Perish the thought these people should rely on their own technology.

::takes another half-hearted swing, sighing::

::catches stray thought, glancing up again, this time even more warily::

What's the hypo for?
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2006-12-27 02:41 am (UTC)
Oh, really.

::decides to indulge his little game of distraction, loosening the grip again and raising own fingers to touch his heated lips::

::tilts head, dislodging the the caress as well::

Where should I start, then? What's my most recent sin?
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[User Picture]From: lieutenantkim
2006-12-27 02:56 am (UTC)
::puts sulky expression back on, pretending to draw away::

Let's see...a couple of weeks after you went all out cooking soup for and extending dinner invitations to your father, you know what you managed to do?
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2006-12-27 02:59 am (UTC)
::worries lower lip with teeth, contemplating::

I don't pretend to be very good with dates, but I think I usually manage to remember the big stuff...


I'm at a loss.
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[User Picture]From: lieutenantkim
2006-12-27 03:02 am (UTC)

My birthday. You forgot my birthday!

Actually, everyone forgot my birthday, my own son included, but we won't go into that...
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2006-12-27 03:21 am (UTC)
::gasps, widening eyes::

I didn't.
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[User Picture]From: andrewkim
2007-01-04 04:07 am (UTC)
::props against the Delta Flyer's outer hull, banging padd against knee and humming to self::

::shrugs at passing NX engineer, lifting wrist to check chronometer again...any minute now::

::slides another couple feet away from hatch, just in case::

::adds whistle to hum::
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2007-01-05 03:19 am (UTC)
::slips past hatch, pinching bridge of nose and exhaling slowly::

::as if one basket case weren't enough to deal with...honestly, men::


::wheels, dropping fingers and pointing them in pre-emptive warning instead::

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[User Picture]From: andrewkim
2007-01-05 03:26 am (UTC)
What what?

::folds arms::

Why're you looking at me like that? I didn't do anything.

::offers a broad grin::

Nothing like forgetting someone's birthday, at least...
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[User Picture]From: linnis_paris
2007-01-05 03:34 am (UTC)
Don't be ridiculous. I didn't forget his birthday.


::braces hands on hips, tilting head::

How did you know I forgot his birthday?
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[User Picture]From: andrewkim
2007-01-05 03:37 am (UTC)

::won't even comment on her inability to hold a poker face::

Maybe I've rewired my comm badge to tie into the Flyer comm systems and a couple of others so I could stay on top of things.

Or maybe I just crawled inside your head.
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