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03.08.2013 , 09:11 AM |
: The Morning After (several mornings, actually)
: Rixik, sort of Kaliyo and Mako
Drive-by posting. Too much Kaliyo talk around here recently. No spoilers.
Rixik clawed his way awake and wished he hadn’t. Head pounding, stomach full of irritated snakes, the dim light filtering through his closed eyelids was too bright. Not to mention sore. In all kinds of places. Kaliyo was a decent enough roll, but he had to stop one-upping her in the recreational pharmaceuticals department.
He’d chatted her up on the scruffy transport from Hutta. One thing led to another. Quickly. Had to get creative when they both had other partners occupying their assigned rooms. Fortunately, transports have all kinds of unoccupied spaces. That was half the fun.
Of course she’d given him the bum rush now that they were nearly at Dromund Kaas, so another roll was unlikely. She knew who punched her meal ticket, and it sure as hell wasn’t him. Just as well. She was bad for his health in a variety of ways. Besides, mopey little Mako might figure out he'd been doing more than respecting her privacy, and that would be bad.
He sat up, groped for one of the electrolyte bottles on the nightstand and knocked a datapad clattering to the floor. He winced at the sound and cracked one eye open as the playback started automatically.
“Hey, I know you haven’t been feeling well so I made up some of Jory’s favorite remedy for spacer’s cramp. It’s on the nightstand. Sorry I’ve been such a grump. Back soon!” Mako’s voice. Way too perky.
Rixik found the one remaining electrolyte bottle and drained it. He’d rather have merr-ox, but if he was lucky there were antibiotics in here. He probably needed them after Kaliyo, even if he didn't for spacer’s cramp.
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