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Tennessee, Earth - Home Sweet Home

Posted June 18, 2021, 1:22 p.m. by Commander Shara Calloway (Chief Intelligence Officer) (Lindsay Bayes)

Posted by Civilian Micah Pikelsimer (Federation Security Agent) in Tennessee, Earth - Home Sweet Home

Posted by Commander Shara Calloway (Chief Intelligence Officer) in Tennessee, Earth - Home Sweet Home

Posted by Civilian Micah Pikelsimer (Federation Security Agent) in Tennessee, Earth - Home Sweet Home

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Micah began peeling off his wet clothes and laying them flat on sunny rocks. “Deep. Fifty, sixty feet. Between the creek sprung and the aquifer, this is the cleanest water for almost two hundred miles. And ain’t nobody know about it but me and few folks the next property over. And we keep it secret, ‘cause this is where we get the water for our ‘shine.”

“Good reason,” Shara said with a nod as she watched him, her demeanour still quiet, pensive.

Fully naked, he looked at her and said “Enjoying the view, perv?” and smiled and then dove in.

Micah

“It’s a good view,” she said with a chuckle as she began to remove her own clothes, knowing that he probably couldn’t hear her by now.

While Shara wasn’t easily afraid of much of anything, she also didn’t know this land very well and caution was the name of the game. Stepping in slightly, she dove into the cold water, the shock of it rolling over her skin. It was so very much needed. Anything to remind her body that all was well. It was like See? Yeah, it’s cold, but it’s all good. You’re fine.

Enveloped in the water, Shara for a moment had no thoughts, no feelings, nothing. It was a momentary and much needed separation. She surfaced after a few metres, her hair now looking almost black and slicked back over her scalp.

~Shara

Micah swam up to her and pulled her to him, smiling. “You know, I don’t think I’ve ever told you this before, but you are the most amazing woman I have ever met. Hands down. So I gotta ask… how good are your lungs? Think you can get to the bottom with me? Something to show you, if you’re up for it.”

Micah

He did that- he dropped heady observances as if they were comments about the weather and then just moved right along. It was rather fascinating. Treading water slightly, Shara smiled. “Well, as you know I have pretty good endurance. Not different there,” she said, slipping into a smirk. “So let’s go see this thing you want to show me. Better be good though if it’s going to take that much effort.”

~Shara


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