Bones jerked awake and instantly regretted doing so. Every joint in his body ached and his gashed temple throbbed painfully. He forced one eye open and stared up at Nurse Chapel who was looking down on him in concern. Closing his eyes again he scratched behind his ear, jolting in surprise when he felt the point that still adorned it. Taking a moment to get his bearings McCoy realized that he was laying on the floor.
Are you alright, Doctor?
Im fine, Nurse. Bones replied as he sat up. Just a late night.
Perhaps you should let Dr. Niffon take this shift.
No, Im alright. Bones shook his head to clear it.
Bones refused Chapel's hand for help to his feet. He didnt even remember falling asleep. The last thing he could recall was talking to Uhura, but h