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Botanical Garden - Burning the Midnight Oil (Open)

Posted July 21, 2021, 4:25 a.m. by Civilian Luke Wyatt (Military Liason) (J Ridgley)

Posted by Lieutenant Commander Faye Calloway (Counter-Intelligence Officer) in Botanical Garden - Burning the Midnight Oil (Open)

Posted by Civilian Luke Wyatt (Military Liason) in Botanical Garden - Burning the Midnight Oil (Open)

Posted by Lieutenant Commander Faye Calloway (Counter-Intelligence Officer) in Botanical Garden - Burning the Midnight Oil (Open)
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Luke couldn’t lie if he said he was surprised, not because of what they had but because it was Faye. He smiled “Wow it’s beautiful, you really have gone to a better place. Im so happy for you!” Again his words were genuine, what they had before wasn’t real, not really. He had no lingering feelings. Luke had worried about seeing her again, that it might ignite some deep desire and perhaps in other circumstances and if he hadn’t also changed it would have but all he felt now was happiness for her. “They’re a lucky person.”

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For some reason his approval surprised her. But she was glad he wasn’t hurt, and if he was hiding it from her, ah well, that’s just how it was. Faye smiled softly. “We both are. I’m calmer with him in my life and he’s been through different but also similarly painful things, so he gets it. I still have my bad days, and I can still have moments where I dissociate, but it’s been less. And I got a cat!” she said with a laugh. “Approved service animal. An empathic cat. Tess can tell when I’m struggling and is trained to summon help in an emergency.”

~Faye

“Wow soon to be married, a cat woman” Luke mocked looking around as if he had lost something “Where’s the Faye I knew!” He chuckled, “Well I prefer this new one so maybe we can let her be.” He said back over looking the garden, “I’m happy you’re happy faye.” So perhaps he was a little sad, but who was he to upset what was obviously something good for her.

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She chuckled. “Oh, don’t you worry, I’m still me. And my t-shirt collection has grown too!” She leaned in towards him slightly. “And you know the best part about the whole Counter-Intelligence thing? Now instead of people giving me subtle looks of uncertainty, they’re just openly wary. Sooo much better,” she said with a laugh. “But hey, I’m also the Faye Calloway that is doing the Command Training Program, so, the craziest things are possible.”

“What about you, Luke? Where are you at? What’s the deal here?”

~Faye

He shrugged, “Well I’m definitely in a place which is far better than where I was. I cant say I have a cat or a Fiance but I’m settling and I’m hoping that by returning here I can repair some burned bridges and actually have the opportunity to settle here, as much as the Federation will let me I suppose.” Luke didn’t really have much to comment on, since he left he was recruited by FedSec, did his training and returned to the Delta Quadrant. “Nothing really interesting I guess.”

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