Firefly: Crossing PathsTitle: Firefly: Crossing PathsMore Like This
Universe: Serenity/Firefly (pre-movie)
Author's Note: This is for the Flash Fan Fiction theme “Vacation.” I chose to include the word, not necessarily the concept. Word count: 282
“Mal!” Inara grabbed the captain's arm and yanked him across the ballroom floor. She hissed under her breath, “What are you doing here?”
“What?” Bemused, he let her lead him away. They passed multiple party goers, dressed in layers of exotic silks and sipping from crystal champagne flutes. Subtle dance music floated over them, played by a small chamber orchestra with authentic wooden instruments. “Just enjoying the party, like you, s'all.”
“I'm working.” Inara glanced around the crowd.
“For a companion, working and all, shouldn't you be more gentle and friendly like?”
She glared at him. “You're not a client. You don't even belong here. Just look at th