"If Someone Told Me" - Wash
Saturday, December 7, 2002

Why they came to Serenity, why they stay


If someone told me two years ago I'd be married to the most gorgeous woman in the universe, I would have asked them what they smoked and if I could get my hands on some. Me? The ladies man Wash being tied down with 14K handcuffs? No way! Ok, ok. Maybe I wasn't so much the ladies' man. Got a lot of flirting done, though. Pilots tend to be the "love 'em and leave 'em" types, anyway. You go from port to port, you have a chick in each one. Hey, no problem! I've never hurt for work. People have ships, they need a jockey to fly 'em, and I'm one of the best there is for hire. When I took this job, I was excited about the prospect of flying an old Firefly class. These babies are classics - the Alliance can have their fancy-looking, boring cruisers. This ship's got real guts. Of course, I was so unprepared for what else was aboard. Zoë...gorgeous woman, tough as nails. We got into an argument about some modifications I made to the controls and she threatened to kick my ass. Call me weird, but I had never been so turned on by the prospect of getting my ass kicked. I tell her this, and she stops yelling at me. Two seconds later, we are both on the floor laughing. I'm hopelessly hooked. She's like the best drug there is and I can't get enough. I really like making her laugh. She doesn't laugh enough, and it's her best feature. I keep wondering what she'll look like when she's old and hope I live long enough to find out. Better put the soda away. Mal bitches if he catches me with a soda at the helm or my feet on the controls. Ah, he means well. Besides, I have him to thank for the two greatest ladies in my life... Anywhere where there's a ship to fly and Zoë's with me...that's home.


Monday, January 27, 2003 8:25 AM


i've read three of these so far and i'm enjoying your insight. well done!

Tuesday, July 29, 2003 2:50 PM


This reminds me of the song "Wherever I lay my hat, that's my home". Very Wash, wish it had been a bit longer and had shown his thoughts about the other crew members but it was right in keeping with the man himself. Another great piece of insight. Thank you, Ali D :~)
You can't take the sky from me

Sunday, December 14, 2003 5:16 AM


I am enjoying these too. I like how you start each one with "If somebody told me...", like the title.

Wash's and Zoe's are intertwined well.

Keep writin'!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 3:58 PM


love zoe and washs dinamick i love them soooooooo much keep it komin'


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