Just good friends
Summary: Tumblr prompt: “We look at each other a little too long to be just friends."
Characters: Janeway, Chakotay
Disclaimer: Characters are Paramount’s. No infringement intended.
From the corner of my eye, I watch his hands move on the console and picture them playing over my skin.
He leans in, too close, to murmur an observation, and I catch his warm eyes watching me shiver.
Evenings, we curl up on the couch. I wrap my fingers around my coffee cup to stop myself reaching for him. My hand on his chest, his on my shoulder, is the only contact we’re allowed.
I watch the shape of his lips as he smiles and pretend I don’t want to kiss them.
I’m fooling nobody, least of all myself.