Chapter 1: Just Gotta Get Right Out of Here!
Alec threw a plate at Verra. "YOU MISSED A ...ING GREASE SPOT!" he exclaimed as the plate crashed at her feet. Dreading the beatings that were to come, she fled the Response Center.
D&V D&V D&V D&V D&V
Tawaki was away visiting Tadkeeta and the twins in Medical. Five of Six and Dustin were quarreling over Five's behavior on their last mission.
"Five of Six," said Dustin. "Don't think I didn't see you drooling over Harry Sullivan AND the Fourth Doctor AND some of those sciantists."
"You're seeing things," said Five of Six.
"Young master is correct," said K-9.
"You can just bugger off, you sagging old rustbucket. No, I don't mean literally bugger. I think he's rewired you to reinforce his paranoia. Maybe he should check in to FicPsych. Or maybe I should assimilate him."
"Ill-advised," said K-9 "Young master? Recommend your departure for a few hours."
Dustin did just that.
D&V D&V D&V D&V D&V D&V
Verra was in the Lounge when she saw a young man with hair like rubies, eyes like sappires, and wings like carnelian. She was quickly in love.
Chapter 2: So You Think You Can Stone Me and Spit in my Eye
A/N: This fic borrows a line from Ow, Ow, and Ow Again.
"Does Five have a clue about us?" asked Verra. It was three weeks later, and she and Dustin were in a diner on the Rue Fait-des-Choses.
"I doubt it," said Dustin. "K-9 is keeping the secret. What about Alec?"
"Oh, he hasn't a clue, either. Shall we pay the bill and go flying?"
V&D V&D V&D V&D V&D
The number one rule in the PPC is that you don't tempt the Ironic Overpower. Alec and Five happened to bump into each other just as Dustin and Verra came out the door. "Browsing the works of Thespis of Icaria at the Musée my ASS!" screamed Five.
"I'd say Ovid," said Alec. "VERRA! TOUCH HIM AGAIN AND YOU'RE DRAGON STEAK, GOT IT?"
"... off, maned ape," replied Verra. "I know now I was meant for another dragon. In fact, I think I'll eat you right now." She demorphed. Five and Alec bolted. Not fast enough, though. Verra caught up with Alec and ate him.
V&D V&D V&D V&D V&D
Five of Six got back to the Time And Relative Dimensions In Space machine, currently a telephone pole, and shut the door.