By Jemima Pereira (
© January 2002
Codes: J/C
Rating: G
Series: Star Trek: Voyager

A hundred words, late for Jade's birthday.

Paramount owns their bodies, but their souls are free.

"Yes, Commander?"

"It seems one of the crew has fallen in love with a superior officer," Chakotay said.

Janeway smiled. She'd noticed the growing attraction between Paris and Torres herself. "A Starfleet brat and a Maquis rebel - who would have imagined it, back when we first arrived in the Delta Quadrant?"

"So you're not concerned about protocol?"

"It's a long way home, Chakotay. As long as it doesn't affect their work, Starfleet can't object."

"I'm glad you see it that way, Captain." He left her ready-room grinning like the Cheshire cat.

Janeway had a nagging feeling she'd overlooked something important.