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06.07.2012 , 01:04 PM |
Draconia, Human Sith Warrior
Spoilers for The-incident-that-shall-not-be-named, the F!SW/Quinn romance, and a few Sith Warrior class story bits.
"The ship's through there."
Vette nodded. "You don't have to tell me twice. I think I'll take a nap, been a while since I've seen any combat." She glanced at Quinn. "Any decent combat, anyway."
Draconia walked down the deserted corridor, mind still reeling from what had transpired only moments ago, heading to her ship. She slowed her pace as Quinn's footsteps grew softer before completely going silent.
"Something else on your mind?" She turned slightly, seeing the perplexed look that had crossed his face.
Quinn's brow knitted together, which Draconia knew meant he was thinking about something very important and very hard. Draconia was about to clear her throat to catch his attention when he suddenly spoke. "Why?"
He squared his shoulders and lifted his head, looking straight into Draconia's eyes. "After everything I've done, betraying you, trying to kill you, why did you choose to forgive me?"
Draconia sighed. She really didn't want to have this conversation right now, but seeing the determination in the way Quinn's shoulders were set, and his steely gaze, she felt she had no other choice. "I would have thought it was obvious," she began, crossing her arms. "We've been together since you joined my crew on Balmorra. You've seen me when I caught that nasty bug a few months ago, and you're with me on every mission I've ever had to go on. Now, why do you THINK I forgave you?"
Quinn rubbed his forehead. "I've known since the day we've met that you weren't like other Sith Lords, but I figured you were just ... eccentric."
"Well, it's my own fault, really," Draconia sighed. "I never told you about my family. It's almost impossible for me to kill anyone for the sheer enjoyment of it. My family raised me and my sisters to be kind, compassionate and merciful. The Sith didn't force me to join them, I chose to join them."
"Because I found the Jedi to be too full of themselves. There comes a time when one must go against their teachings to achieve an end to their means. The Jedi frown on this, the Sith don't." She fidgeted a bit where she stood, trying to decide if she should continue or not.
"That still doesn't explain all--this," he said in confusion, sweeping his arm to indicate where they currently were.
"Malavai, despite your lack luster attempt on my life," she began, ignoring his frown. "I still love you. I think I've loved you since the day I found you threatening a subordinate."
"I was breathtaking, wasn't I?" He preened in Quinn fashion.
Draconia snorted. "Oh yes." She cleared her throat. "Besides, I didn't want our child to grow up resenting me because I killed her father over a minor bump in the road."
Quinn's eyes widened. "Our...child? Are-are you saying...?"
"I didn't want to tell you here, at this moment. I was actually planning to do so when we had an actual break from Baras' demands and I could set the mood. You know, candles, dinner, the crew off the ship so it was just the two of us. Didn't work out quite how I planned though."
"When did you find out?"
"Only yesterday, when we had that stop over on Dromund Kaas for that resupply."
Before she knew what was happening, Quinn grabbed her by the waist and pulled her close to his chest, placing a deep kiss on her lips. "I'm so sorry," he whispered against her lips.
She wrapped her arms around his back. "As I said before, I forgive you. But betray me again, and I will learn to live with the regret I feel for killing you...understand?"
It was a huge shock to Quinn that Draconia, a sith lord, would completely forgive him for his treachery. Without any force choking or jettisoning out of the airlock. The majority of sith he's dealt with were all dark side. Draconia is LS V