Chapter 18

-0-0-0- . Jasper waited quietly, watching Bella stir the soup and hum absently to herself. He knew cooking was one of the things she missed about being human. Hearing McCoy curse the elements as he made his way around the cabin, Jasper unfolded his arms, re-crossed his legs, and leaned…

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Chapter 6

-0-0-0- . “Okay, Leonard. I’ve been told I’m good with weird. Before you tell your story, let me get some more wood in here.” “No, let me—” She was back with a huge arm-load, and was placing it in a circular, wrought-iron holder near the stove, before he even had…

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Chapter 2

-0-0-0- . No matter where in the universe they were, weathermen lied. The bastards. The report had been for partly cloudy skies with a pleasant high temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit—20 Celsius. Late spring/early summer in the northern hemisphere of the colony planet Fragileous 9. Stupid name for a planet.…

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Chapter 1

-0-0-0- . “There was a girl … once.” The frail, white-haired patient sighed wistfully. “How did you meet her, Admiral McCoy?” “Call me Leonard, son. Starfleet only made me an Admiral because I got so old, they didn’t know what else to do with me. Guess they thought it was…

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