22 Dec 2012
A one-night-stand becomes a whole lot more. If only life were that simple.
“Shut up,” Danny says with a smile. “You’re the worst best friend ever.”
“That would be true if I wasn’t about to give you a Kelly heads-up,” Steve murmurs, and Danny’s eyes fly open. “He’s at your two o’clock.”
Sure enough, the most frustratingly enigmatic and attractive member of the NASA engineering team is pushing open the back gate of Mueller’s yard. He’s wearing khakis and brown leather shoes, but instead of his usual crisp, dark jacket, Chin Ho Kelly is wearing a soft, green polo shirt, sleeves tight around his biceps. Danny’s palms start sweating. He’s going to blame the heat.
It's 1964, and Dr. Danny Williams has a mission to complete. Though, if he's honest with himself, he might actually have two.
Friends let you move in. Chin Ho Kelly invites you in and cooks for you until you can't help yourself.
It's still dark outside when the sound of Danny's ringtone jolts Steve awake.
"Hey, Danny," he mumbles, but it's Grace's small, scared voice he hears.
"Steve, Danno's sick!"
- Part 2 of Mamo's Books and Music
Bookmarked by SirenAlecto
20 Apr 2018