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KAYNARA

Just Another Day
Saturday, September 30, 2006

Just another day on Serenity. Preseries. PG-13. Happy September 30th.


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Just Another Day By Kaynara *** Mal stomped onto the bridge, his heavy footsteps echoed by the soft slip-slap of Kaylee’s straw sandals. “But, Cap'n—” “I said no, Kaylee. Not a topic I care to be discussing ad nauseum.” From her position in Wash’s lap, Zoe swirled her eyes before settling back to enjoy the show. That was fine with Kaylee, as she intended to put on a good one. “Ain't fair, Cap'n,” she pressed, looking to Wash for support. Wash joined his hands around Zoe’s middle and bobbed his head in agreement. “Yeah, Mal, it’s not fair. Hey, what are we talking about?" “Nothin’. Cuz there’s nothing to discuss!” He employed his captainy face. It had never actually worked, but he was still hoping. “What we aren’t discussin',” Kaylee informed Wash with a glare, “is the cap'n bein' a hoe-tze duh pee-goo an’ scarin' off my friend back at the bar.” “Oh, ho—just hold on! Kaylee, that man weren't your friend!” "We was on the way to bein’ friends,” she retorted. “He asked me to dance.” "Only dancin' he wanted to do was the kind takes places in your...heart. On your heart.” Mal shrugged, the blush starting to creep up his neck. “As in dancin' on it…stompin’…on....” She watched the tips of his ears fade back to skin-color. Was a rare occasion to get the captain speakin' on the subject of…dancing. Maybe this night wasn’t a total wash. “Don’t need your permission to take a roll, Cap'n.” Wash and Zoe were eyeing the exchange with blatant interest now. “If you're rollin' on my ship, you do!” That was a good argument. His ship, his rules. Right. "But, Cap'n!" "Kaylee?” He leaned back against the console, folding his arms over his chest. “This look like the face of a man who’s like to change his mind?” “No.” She pouted, decided that would get her exactly nowhere and switched tracks. “Ain’t exactly a virgin,” she said brazenly. “Not for a long time now.” Wash and Zoe swiveled their heads back, waiting on Mal’s response. Mal cringed; that was not a topic he cared to be lingering on. Kaylee bit her lip to hide the grin. “Save the confessionals for if'n we ever meet ourselves a preacher,” he said, thinking that was an especially witty comeback. “Now, go on down to your bunk, darlin'. Fella was way too old for ya anyway.” “Did he just send her to bed?” Wash mused. “Sir?” Zoe cleared her throat. “Sir, you can’t send the crew to bed.” "Why not? My boat, ain't she? Speakin’ of bed, thinkin’ on headin’ there my own self.” He forced a yawn. “Oh, no, you don’t, Cap’n! We ain’t quite finished. How come I ain’t allowed to get sexed?” Mal choked on the yawn. “Huh, Cap? I’m a grown woman, you know. Got needs like any other.” “Oh, God, Kaylee, stop!” Wash had his fist half in his mouth and was biting down on the knuckles hard enough to draw blood. He giggled, and Zoe shot him a stern look before snorting out a laugh and burying her face in his shoulder. Mal shot them both death glares. “What’s so wrong about me gettin' sexed?” Kaylee demanded. “Nothing wrong about it. Nothing wrong with waiting till you’re—yeah—married.” Here Zoe raised a brow. “Oh, this is gonna be good,” Wash said excitedly, and Zoe didn’t bother to scold him. "Is that so?" Kaylee leaned against the console, stretching her arms up over her head. She bit the inside of her cheek to keep the grin from spreading. "I gotta be married to get sexed?" “That’s the idea.” "Hmm. You ever been married, Cap'n?" "I—no." Mal frowned. This was taking a fast turn. "So guess that means you're still... you know." Kaylee beamed, pleased with herself. This was almost good as…okay, maybe not *that* good.  "Well, that ain't exactly—” "Aw, it's shiny, Cap’n. Really, it's sweet, you savin' yourself that way." "Who's saving him or herself and from what?" The female voice had them all turning. "Inara!" Mal snorted. "Not likely." Kaylee grinned and wrapped an arm around Inara’s waist. “Missed you,” she said simply. “Missed you back,” Inara answered. "Yay, you’re home. Ooh, look: shiny parts. The pin from the senator? And the earrings? Did you…was he…did you get to take a bath?” “Yes to all of the above.” Inara smiled. “What are you all doing up here? Serenity was so quiet when I docked; I feared Mal had gotten you all bound by law.” “Wei!” Mal put on his best hurt face. “We’re all just shiny, Nara,” Zoe assured. “Course some of us could be shinier.” Kaylee turned to glare at Mal. “If'n the cap'n weren't a cock block.” Mal looked offended. "Hey, now. I ain't a...what’d she call me?" "But it's all for my own good." Kaylee made her eyes go wide. "Cap'n, here, thinks I oughta wait for marriage." "Does he now?" Inara's lips twitched. "Yep. Wants me to save myself...like he's doin'." "Why, Mal." Inara flattened her hand against her chest. "I had no idea. Aren't you a little...well, curious?" "Yeah, Mal, aren’t ya curious?” Wash asked. Zoe clapped a hand over her lips. Mal just shook his head. "You're all goin' to hell, you know that?" "For our wicked, libidinous ways?” Inara asked, laughing. "No. For bein' mean! Y'all done makin' me the fool? Can I go to bed now?" The girls and Wash were laughing outright now, Zoe's face contorted in her effort not to. “Aw, Cap'n, you know we're teasin'.” Kaylee stood on tiptoe to kiss his cheek. “Don't mean no harm.” “I'll try to remember that when I'm cryin' myself to sleep. Night.” Not unrelieved, he watched Inara and Kaylee stroll off arm in arm. Groaning, he collapsed into the co-pilot's seat. “That girl is gonna drive me to an early grave,” he reflected. Zoe smirked. “We got a plan, sir? That is if we ain't gravediggin'.” “Do the job for Badger. That's the plan. There's a salvage op, somewhere in the neighborhood of Persephone. Thinkin' of takin' on passengers when we get to there.” “Earn some extra cash, sir?” “That's the notion. 'Sides, maybe it'll distract a certain boy-crazed mechanic. Give her somethin' to think on other than crushin' over the locals whenever we hit dirt.” “Can't hurt.” “Yeah, passengers. I can regale them with my shadow puppets.” Wash grinned adoringly at his wife. “And extra cash...hey, maybe we can use some of that coin for a room with a bath....” Mal nodded. “Yep. Gonna be smooth sailin' here on in.” *** END

COMMENTS

Saturday, September 30, 2006 6:46 AM

LEIASKY


ROTFL! OMG, I just love you. You give us the best - humor! LOL!

I can't pick a favorite line because they're all just golden.

Yes, smooth sailing until they REACH Persephone, maybe. . . once they pick up that Fed and the Tams nothing is ever smooth again.

Nicely done!

Saturday, September 30, 2006 7:04 AM

TRESTA


Oh God..

This is the FUNNIEST damn thing I've read in a good long while. I could just see our beloved crew filming this.... you have an amazing grasp of the characters and voices.

This belongs in the Firefly Hall of Fame!

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:56 AM

SOFI


squee!! this is just about the funniest fanfic i've read!! it's amazing! well done!

very clever how you linked it to the beginning of the series. oh, the dramatic irony!

you seem to have got the charcters dead on too. awesome!!! =D

-x-

Saturday, September 30, 2006 9:29 AM

TAMSIBLING


This was hi-larious - You have such a great handle on the characters - which I admire.

Can't wait to read your next epic either ... you are working on one, right?

Saturday, September 30, 2006 10:39 AM

BLUEEYEDBRIGADIER


Oh...my...god...that was completely and utterly hilarious! I was struggling alongside Wash and Zoe not to break down and laugh my ass off:)

My favourite part was when Inara joined in on the fun, cuz you know that just adds a spicy moment of "je ne sais quoi" to the mix;D

BEB

P.S. Dunno if the term 'cock-block' existed for "future" use in 2002...but I would really wanna know how that could get translated into a Chinese equivilent. Cuz you know Fox would have soiled their panties if Kaylee had spouted that during an episode unless it was in Mandarin:P

Saturday, September 30, 2006 1:11 PM

DANNIISUPERNOVA


LOL!!! That was awesome!

Saturday, September 30, 2006 2:20 PM

AMDOBELL


I absolutely adored this to pieces! Loved how Kaylee turned it all round and had the Captain blushing and damn near tongue tied. Yep, that man sure is an easy mark for the women on his boat. Ali D :~)
You can't take the sky from me

Saturday, September 30, 2006 6:08 PM

RMMC


*giggle* I think this one needs a spew alert. I just about soaked the monitor with tea on this one, especially when I got to this line: "Aw, it's shiny, Cap’n. Really, it's sweet, you savin' yourself that way."

Bwahahaha!!! Thanks for sharing such a shiny fic. Happy 'Versary Day to ya!

Saturday, September 30, 2006 10:11 PM

BORNTOFLY


Holy Crap! That was gorram genius!
Kaylee can be a mite mean when she wants to be! And Mal should know better, he walked right into that one! And I love it that Wash and Zoe, then finally Inara joined in, they really are a an insubordinate bunch, makin' fun of the Captain!

Oh, and I've never heard the term 'cock block' before, it's very...colourful.

Sunday, October 1, 2006 11:49 AM

MISSKITTEN


LMAO! Brilliant! Just BRILLIANT!!! I love how Kaylee managed to turn the whole thing around... LMAO... Mal ought to be carefull about what he says to his crew :P

Wednesday, October 11, 2006 7:02 PM

EMPIREX


Kaynara, you did it again! Another golden example of fanfic perfection. And soooo funny! I swear, it's like Christmas when she posts!


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