Ami Ven (ami_ven) wrote,
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[Firefly: Drabble] "Rather Be" [Mal/Inara, G]

Title: Rather Be
Prompt: writerverse challenge #34 quick fic amnesty, prompt “One day I will find the right words and they will be simple.” (Jack Keroac)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Original/Fandom: Firefly (immediately post-Big Damn Movie)
Pairings: Inara Serra/Mal Reynolds
Summary: “Stay, ‘Nara. Just… stay.”
Note(s): originally posted to the writerverse wv_library

Rather Be

After everything was over, when Serenity was spaceworthy again, they moved to a planet near the core, and Inara took her shuttle off to the largest city. She was gone most of the day, and when she returned, she wore a simple dark gown.

“My Companion license lapses in three days,” she said. “And I haven’t renewed it.”

“Any specific plans?” Mal asked.

“I thought I might join a crew,” said Inara. “Know anyone hiring?”

“I…” he began, then stopped. “Stay, ‘Nara. Just… stay, with me. Please.”

She reached for his hand, holding tight. “There’s nowhere else I’d rather be.”

THE END

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Tags: drabble, firefly, inara/mal, writerverse
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