1 Work by allapplesfall in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Fandoms: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
24 Jul 2018
Jadzia loved spending time with them. They passed lazy days sprawled on the floor, or quiet days doing homework at the table. Some afternoons, Ben kept them out playing baseball until the sun dimmed and their faces were warm with sweat. She always came away with her sides aching, her cheeks half-bruised from smiling. At Ben's place, they ribbed each other over so much Louisianan food that it was a surprise they hadn't burst.
There were bad days too, of course, when Kira's nails dug into her own palms, her eyes seeing something that wasn't there, and all she wanted to do was fight, bleed, run away; or when Ben didn't get out of bed, angry or despondent or miserable; or when Jadzia felt too old for her body, like she was never meant to be that young. But those days were largely outnumbered, and didn't mean much anyway.
A collection of snapshots from a teenage au.