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Canon: Battlestar Galactica
Characters/Pairing: Starbuck/Zak
Prompt: lovers
Rating: G




The dark-haired one held the elevator open. She flashed a grin. "Thanks. Where to, boys?"

"Second floor."

"Let me guess. Basic flight?"

One raised his eyebrows, but the one who'd held the doors grinned back. "How'd you--"

She could always tell. "I teach it."

*

"What's your name, flyboy?" He'd eaten up every word of the day's instruction.

"Zak, sir."

Looking at her clipboard, she smiled. "Adama. Nice. Like the Commander?"

"I'm, uh, his son."

*

"Not even instructors should drink alone."

"Nice of you to volunteer, rookie."

He asked for tequila. Laughing, she told the bartender to make it two.

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in_the_blue
Jun. 19th, 2010 06:13 am (UTC)
I just love this. It's a perfect slice of pre-canon and even in this tiny amount of space, the character voices are so clear. That's so nicely done.
lostinapapercup
Jun. 19th, 2010 06:39 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm glad you like it! They're such a short-lived and tragic relationship, but I've never been able to shake the feeling that Zak and Starbuck were so into each other.

Even after she got almost dangerously sexy with Lee, and maybe even because of it.
ashavah
Jun. 20th, 2010 02:11 am (UTC)
This is really nice. A lovely little insight into how Zak and Starbuck started, and I can so see it being just like that.
erised1810
Jun. 21st, 2010 06:12 pm (UTC)
wow. three scenes in 100 words and it jsut fit and it worked adn there's no need whatsoever for pages of narration for this. thanks!
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