May 20, 2376
Summary: He’d encouraged her to have fun with her holo-lover. After all, photons and forcefields meant nothing.
Characters: Chakotay, Janeway
Disclaimer: Characters are Paramount's. No infringement intended.
Notes: Stardate 53382.6, during Fair Haven.
“I never let that stand in my way.”
It was a lie, but a well-intentioned one. He’d never been one for holo-sex.
Teasing her about her holo-boyfriend was for her sake, he assured himself. She was lonely. He wanted to ease that burden.
In any case, Chakotay was the one meeting Kathryn for her birthday dinner tonight. Michael Sullivan was of no consequence.
He finished his reports, showered, chose casual clothing. He activated the comm.
“Chakotay,” came her breathless response. “I’m so sorry – I forgot we had plans. Raincheck?”
In the background, he heard a man’s voice calling her Katie.