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Day 02 [1500 hrs.] Reprieve by the Sea
"REPRIEVE BY THE SEA"

STARDATE 57561.77
MARCH 12, 2381
1500 HRS.

[ CPO Liam Herrold | Aldea Prime Coastline | Azulin Beach Spa | Aldea ] @BZ
[Show/Hide]Using a false identity was something new for Liam, but he could understand the necessity. The Theurgy was still in hiding, after all, and if all it took was learning a new name and occupation, as well as keeping the Aldean communicator close to him, then he didn't mind that at all. The extra lengths they'd been forced to take before they were allowed to beam down was, of course, to don Aldean clothing. That in itself was no problem, and he found his red, black and white chlamys quite nice, but it did seem a bit redundant since the first things Ji and he had done when reaching the beach was to pull them off.

So, in Aldean slippers and with their fancy alien clothing draped over their arms, they stepped into the sand of the Aldean coastline - the beach meeting the sea just a hundred meters ahead. To their left, there was the spa that had been recommended to them, which also had a restaurant and a bar. The Universal Translator had told them it was the Azulin Beach Spa, and after having worked overtime on switching transponders on all the warp fighters in the bay, they had finally been able to leave the alpha shift early, and hand the reins over to the others running the deck teams in the fighter bay.

Liam found himself grinning at the sight of the sea in front of them, not quite able to understand that it wasn't a mere holodeck view, but that they were actually on shore-leave for the rest of the afternoon and the entire evening. He looked over at Ji, smiling, and fastened the communicator against his black bathing trunks. He'd never seen Ji in swimwear before, and he sure hoped it wouldn't be the last time. "So," he said, not finding words adequate enough to encompass all that he felt. "Where to?"
  • Last Edit: June 20, 2019, 11:37:12 PM by Auctor Lucan

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Aldean clothing was weird, not uncomfortable, well.. slightly but only because Ji was mostly used to just wearing her underwear and her work suit most of the time.  When she was off duty on the ship, she usually just wore something comfortable like sweat pants and tank tops, or shorts and tshirts, her wardrobe was extremely simple.  She hadn't been on an actual date that required dressing up as anything other than comfort or work appropriate clothing in longer than she cared to remember.  Not that any of her clothing choices had any bearing on her ability or actual achievement of dates.  She had gone on them, in those clothing, and it hadn't deterred anyone from asking for a second one.  Still, it was different, they fit oddly, hung differently, and in some parts were stiff.  Chafing against skin that wasn't used to the heavy seams and what not. 

It was worth it.  The stupid face name, the stupid clothes, and the weirdly shaped Aldean communicator on her chest.  It was worth the orange sand and the striking ocean.  The way that the waves crashed into the shore.  It was different, this beach, this sound, than the ones back home in Korea.  She longed for those sounds, the way they crashed upon the white sand, or against the large thick rocks of the jetties in the fishing villages.  This though, was it's own kind of paradise.  Different, and yet, beautiful in it's own right.  The warmth of the sun cascaded over the sand making it warm as she kicked off her shoes.  One flew off to the right and the other bounced a couple times straight forward.  Ji didn't even pause to gather them but left them where they fell as she stepped fully onto the warm orange expanse. 

The clasp of the Aldean robes that covered her swim suit was twisted out of place and the robes fell away into a heap on the sand as though it was nothing more than a scrap of cloth.  She rushed forward in her bikini, the scars on her body on display.  Not through any kind of hard child hood or horrors of the past but because of her job and the fact that Sickbay was not always a place she could quickly run to or want to waste her time in.  Liam took his robe off and put the communicator on his swim suit.  She grinned over at him, her eyes sparkling excitedly as he asked her.. where to?

There was the spa.  Spa was great, and would probably be relaxing, and probably lull her into the sleep she actually needed.  There were places to eat, things to see, but all she could think about right now was the sea.  The beach, the sea, and the desperation to feel something real and not something that was created in a holodeck.  When ever they would get this opportunity again?  When would they be able to dive into the sea and swim.  Feel the cool temperatures of the water, and the warmth of the sun on their bodies, the crunch of the sand in between their toes.

No, the spa could wait.

Life needed to be lived at this very moment.

"There." she stated pointing at the ocean that was coming in and out.  The white caps on the top of the sea waves before they crashed into each other and the shore.  Lapping gently at the sand, depositing small shell -like debris and little fish that fought hard with their jumping and their gills to get back to the water before darting back off into the ocean itself glad to live another day. 

Ji waited not another moment as she ran screaming in delight, much like a child, into the ocean.  She slowed down once she got deep enough to get to her knees before she just dove right into one of the waves that was coming up.  She disappeared under the water a streak of her black bikini and her toned olive colored body.  She stayed under water for as long as she could hold her breath before she breached the surface tossing her short her hair out of her face.  She bobbed there at chest level for a moment.  Her body bouncing and landing with every wave that shifted around her slender body.

"Don't be afraid to dive in Liam!  Get your ass out here!  Don't be a chicken!"
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[Show/Hide]Chuckling at Ji when she disposed of her Aldean clothes and ran out into the sea, Liam dropped his own clothes on top of hers, stepping out of his slippers in the sand while looking at her figure in the waves. He crouched down, and put his slippers next to the clothes, and as he did, his blue eyes caught the sand he stood in. He lifted a fistful of it, and watched as it trickled through his fingers. The grain... it might have been of any planet, the motions of the sea rendering the same results, he guessed. The difference, he found, was the lighting of the planet - this warm orange glow that cast everything into bronze. Indoors, the lighting showed the Aldeans in their real colours, but outside...

Liam heard Ji shout for him, and he grinned, picking up her Aldean communicator and bringing it out into the water with him. The initial touch of the waves was cool against his ankles, making him hiss through his teeth and then laugh. It was truly remarkable, not even remembering when the last shoreleave was during the Resolve's voyage home. Soon enough, he stepped out into the waves, heading out to Ji where she floated in the sea.

"Oh, Jini," he mock-admonished her, calling her by her fake name even though there was no one close enough to overhear them, "you forgot your communicator. What if the anti-grav scooter company calls and they are understaffed?" His own false identity was Liama, and he was supposed to work at Dilain Gravity Scooters as well, being both a colleague and boyfriend of Jini's. Supposedly the company made some of the anti-grav scooters that could be seen throughout the city, including the glassed walkways. The pretence wasn't too far from the truth, which made it quite funny.

Liam swam out to Ji the last couple of meters, and when he reached her, he reached down underneath the water to fasten the water-proof communicator to her bikini bottom - letting it ride on her hip. When he was finished, however, he lingered... and wrapped an arm around the small of her back... pulling her in for a deep kiss in the water. The taste of her and the sea mixed in his mouth, and he was reminded of how fortunate he was, that they had both survived the Asurians, the Savi, the Klingons and the Borg. Swimming there on the spot with her, kissing her, it felt like the tensions from the Theurgy were washed away in the embrace of her and the sea. He let her cling to him, keeping their faces over the water with his kicks and his strokes, and just... revelled in the purity of the moment.

He didn't care if anyone watched them from the shore, as he laid his forehead against hers, and looked into her eyes. A small little grin touched his lips. "I must commend the scooter company on their staffing policies. Surely the couldn't find a better mechanic than you. The only problem is the degree of distraction you are... all the time."
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[CPO Eun Sae Ji | Finally Free | Vacations to Lift the Spirit | Sea for the Soul]
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Jini.

When asked to pick out an alias for the Aldean planet she had gone with something as close to her own name as possible so that it would be easier for her to remember.  She knew that her actual first name was Eun Sae, but she had been going by Ji for such a long damn time at this point it was practically the name she went by.  So she figured that Jini was as best as she could come up with on short notice and it worked out well enough.  Liama was actually really easy for her to remember because if she said his name in Korean with the suffixes on it as would be common in her language, it would have added that 'a' sound in the end anyway, so it rolled off her tongue even more easily than Liam.

She could hear him calling to her and she turned in the water, the orange sun casting bronze hues on her olive skin tone.  She gave a bright smile and a wave as he began to make his way out to her.  Once he was there, she could only smile.  "Liama." she grinned as he came over to her.  Ji could feel his fingers underneath the water securing her translator to the rim of her bikini bottoms.  A smile played on her face.  "Didn't want to hit first base in the ocean?" she teased.

"The company can survive for a little while without their star mechanic." she teased with a laugh.  Once he was done pinning the device to her he pulled her in for a long kiss.  Ji didn't break it early, instead, she slow and enjoyed the feel of his lips against her own.  Her body pressing against his, their wet skin pressing into one another, wet suits brushing against one another.  It was just perfect.  She kissed him for a good long time before he broke it and pressed his forehead against her own.  The smile on her face could not be dimmed by anything.  So long as Aldea didn't get attacked today, on their off day, it was going to be a perfect day.  She had told the boys on her deck to call only if it was an emergency and she doubted there would be one.  Jack knew how badly she needed this time, and how badly they all did and they were working hard to make sure that everyone on the Fighter Assault Bay caught some planet side time.  Today was her day.

"You shouldn't be so easily distracted Liama, you should do your work better.  Otherwise the bosses will have to separate us." she reminded him with a chuckle as she stepped back from his arms and rose her own out.  Lifting her face towards the bright warm sun she fell backwards into the ocean and let it carress her in it's cool temperatures for a long moment before she resurface a few feet away from where Liam was still standing. 

She used her hands, pushed together, and outward to send a large splash in Liam's direction.  She laughed at the face that he made and quickly sent another splash in his direction.  Suddenly, a full on splash war was being waged.  She was going to teach him the ways of the beach.  This was what she lived for, these memories were the ones that were going to keep them going when they got back on the Theurgy and had to get back to the death defying daily grind.  These were the things that would keep them warm, keep them stepping forward, and these were the things that they could look back on and enjoy for themselves.

Ji ducked under the water again and swam towards Liam.  When she felt his legs she pulled them out from underneath him pulling him into the water with surprise.  She popped up to the surface and when Liam did the same she was already laughing and pulled him into another fun and heated kiss.  Wrapping her legs around his waist to hold herself against him as much as possible.
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[Show/Hide]Oh, but she was a distraction all right, Liam thought when she swam away from him, only to instigate war with him in that playful way. He splashed water back at her and laughed, the corners of his eyes creased and his teeth catching the sun. In virtually no time at all, his short hair was wet and plastered to his head and he could only rake it back from his eyes when she vanished below the disturbed surface of the water. Correcting his hair had been an untimely effort, however brief, for soon enough, she'd tripped him over in the water, and he fell over like someone had yanked out a carpet beneath his feet.

He'd managed to let out a yelp of surprise before the water was in his mouth and he both laughed and coughed at the same time when he finally reclaimed his bearings and resurfaced. Ji was quickly forgiven, of course, since she was right there with him, and wrapped her legs around his waist so that he could pull her in for another kiss - this one more thorough since the greed for her taste begot swift compensation for his defeat. He'd forgive her much, so her mischief only served for him to love her more. Who wanted a boring partner, who you didn't laugh and play with?

"Ji, I...." he said, with feeling, as if he was about to say something profound... only to whisper in a mischievous way against her pursed lips. "...think it's time for round two."

And he began to tickle her. He used his range to counter her flexibility, and went for her armpits, the back of her knees, her neck and her feet once she tried to get away from him. He knew she kicked harder than most, but it was truly worth it - just to hear her laugh and see her face lit in mirth and joy. He wanted her, dearly, for she made him smile despite all they had been through, before they'd met... and after.

Their own time was one for adventure, distraction and relaxation equally, and to be off the dreary starship and out in the open. Three years on the Resolve, a week on the Theurgy. Sweat blood and tears without end. No, he did not long to return. The small confines of their quarters were hardly interesting any more, not when there was a whole planet to explore. If only they weren't on a public beach, he'd show her how much he wanted to celebrate with her right there - on a real planet.

Perhaps he should tell her about the dream he had?

Too soon. He had a war to win, so that he might enjoy the spoils of victory. "Careful now, I hear the boss at the scooter company has told me she wants a promotion for me, in which case you'll have to call me 'sir'!"

He might as well tell her, since he'd just read it on his computer console before they beamed down. In all honesty, he wasn't even sure how she'd take the news. He realised, too late, that perhaps he'd ruined the moment?

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[CPO Eun Sae Ji | Time for One Another | Harmless Adventures | Playing in the Sea]
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As Ji surfaced, they were both laughing, around a few coughs from the sudden influx of water.  Wrestling underneath the surface was never easy and there was only so much lung capacity.  Still, Ji smiled brightly at him.  It was fun, to play.  They were always surrounded with so much work that there was no way they could have this kind of reprieve.  It was nice to finally be able to breath, lungfuls of air, swim in a real ocean, and enjoy the kind of things they had only, until now, been dreams.  They had talked often of what they wanted to do together when they had the chance.  Mars rovers would probably be something that was a holodeck thing, and she figured they would probably have time for that at some point in time.  Repairs on the fighters wouldn't take forever.  But, there was a lot of work to do and that was going to take a bunch of time.

He pulled her into a long heavy kiss.  Her lips and his dancing, with a slight flavor of salt between them, her body temperature was cool from the water but warming underneath the golden sun.  The sun here almost turned her olive skin tone into some kind of bronze color by picking up the golden undertones and positively running away with it.

The kiss ended, and her eyes opened slowly a soft smile playing on her face as their foreheads matched again.  It was one of Liam's favorite moves.  Looking into her eyes with their foreheads matched together.  He called her by name, only occasionally did he use Eun Sae, and that was fine.  She had been called Ji or Chief Ji for such a long time at this point she didn't really feel like her name was any different.  The smile on her face widened as he said her name and she felt that he was about to confess his love for her again.  She supposed when she was old, and she had been hearing it for fifty years she might not feel as warm and fuzzy that he mentioned it all the time.  But, it still made her stomach clench when he relayed those words to her.

He began to tickle her instead.  Ji squirmed and laughed, head thrown back as she tried to escape him and his adept hand work.  Finally, he stopped, but it took a moment for the sheer nerve stimulus to die down enough and her stomach to quit aching from all the contracting.  Finally, he was still and so was she, breathing a little heavier but still in his arms.  He would likely have a bruise on the backs of his legs for some time after all the kicking and squirming she did.  She had felt a couple of solid hits while she was in the throws of laughter and incapable of controlling her body. 

He told her to be careful, that the boss of the scooter company was thinking about promoting him and she may have to call him sir.  For a moment, she thought about him saying this just as a joke since their incognito identities were all about working for the scooter company.  But, she saw the seriousness in his face, and she remembered that with Sten's job open to the ship it was likely someone would be chosen.  The fact that it was Liam, was a bit of a sting.  She had been on the ship longer, worked harder, and now been passed up for a promotion, twice.

Slowly, Ji climbed down off of Liam so that she could stand on her own.  The joy of the surf now weighed down by this new information.  It wasn't that she was going to get promoted to Liam's old job, which was the one she had been passed over before, and now she wasn't going to be Chief of the deck either, another one passed over.  She was starting to wonder what she lacked on the job that others seemed to have.  It seemed to her, that penises were the prime necessity for advancement on such a male driven deck.

"So you're to be the new Chief?" she said looking over at him with those large dark brown eyes of hers.  She gave a nod.  "You'll be good at it, congrats Li.  You deserve it."

He was good at his job, and he did deserve it.  She just wished that she wasn't so frequently overlooked herself.  She was honestly happy for him and her face showed it though her eyes held some emotions back because she didn't want him to be upset about getting it.  He deserved it and she could call him sir any time they were on the job.  It wouldn't bother her, it had never bothered her with Sten until he became an asshole.  Before then, they got along just fine on the deck despite their escapades. 

"I'm going to go see if they have some shells we can take back with us." she said and began to wade towards the shore.  "Who... is going to take up your old position?" she asked, she hadn't gotten any information or messages that it was her, so, she knew that wasn't the case.  But, someone had to fill it and it would be someone she would be working with more so than Liam now.  He would be less on the deck with his hands in the fighters and more doing the administrative day-to-day scheduling and whatever else the Chief did.

Professional cockblock was a thing, apparently, even in Starfleet.
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[Show/Hide]At that point in their relationship, Liam was beginning to get a sense of Ji's mood, and seeing her face so up-close had told him he'd given her the news in the wrong way. She distanced herself, climbing down from him, putting on a mask of happiness for him. Perhaps she was happy for him at one level, but her body language told all the things that her face didn't. Liam didn't catch on immediately, however, because by the time he'd put the impressions together, Ji had turned around and was wading through the water towards the beach, having said something about seashells. The real question on her mind seemed to come last, he though, in how she enquired about his replacement.

It made Liam's heart drop, seeing Ji hurt and yet trying to hide it. The notion that he'd ruined their evening shook him out of his concerns and forced him to act. He started to wade after her, quickening his pace, until her could catch her - the surface of the water at the height of their thighs.

"Hey, hey, hey..." he said, in an almost soothing voice, and hugged her from behind - his arms around her waist and keeping her from reaching the bronze-coloured sand. He pulled her close to his front, feeling her wet skin against his own, and spoke next to her head. "I think you're missing the point. Don't you see? Come on, please, look at me..."

He hoped she'd turn her head towards him, at least, when he began to explain. "They may have made me the new Chief, likely because Covington picked me as his second-in-command on the flight deck," he said, and smiled, hoping she'd see the boon for them both. "But in doing so, Commander Stark gave me full latitude in picking people for the roles on the deck. That means I pick my own successor as Head of Weapon Systems and Armament. I've decided to put Sithick there, given his aptitude for weapons tech."

He didn't care if he'd dropped the scooter company cover. The waves lapping at the beach and the light breeze surely hid his private words to Ji. He let go of her, hoping she'd see what he was getting at. He waded the steps needed so that he could face her fully, and put his calloused hands on her upper arms - looking into her eyes. "It also means that I get to chose my second in command, and even if I wouldn't have been in love with you - if nothing between us had ever happened - I would still have chosen you."

Liam ran his hands down to hers, and held them - looking into her brown eyes ans smiling. "Please, I know it might not be Sten's shoes you'd be filling, but if we are ever going to succeed in keeping the deck running as it was, I need you by my side. No longer just in private, but whenever we're up there on the ship again. Together, we can do this. I am sure of it."

He chuckled then, realising that it almost sounded like a proposal. "Ji, will you be my Assistant Chief of the Deck?"

Liam could but hope she'd accept, for he had no idea what he'd do without her.

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It wasn't that she was surprised, she figured that he would get it.  He had been higher than her already which meant he would be the first looked at.  And, he would be good at the job.  Excellent even.  He was good at helping command the deck.  Ji had a lot of loyal people at her disposal because she worked hard and earned their respect.  They knew not to mess with her, or when to joke with her, and they all did their work as best as possible.  She was glad for her boys, for the people that she surrounded herself with at work.  She was glad that they hadn't fired her and that Sten wasn't around to kick her off the Theurgy on Aldea Prime and tell her to find a new way home.  But, she had hoped for a little bit of recognition.  She had been working hard for years, and to get passed up two times in a row, was a bit more stinging than the first.  At least then, she could equate it to Sten, now there was no such excuse. 

Just where was she lacking?

His muscular arms came around her from behind, and Ji paused in her walking.  He was in her ear, his lips right there, brushing against the flesh there.  That normally would have twisted her insides and made her want things that weren't kosher for public beaches, but in this instance it didn't.  He told her that she was missing the point, and asked if she would turn to look at him.  She gave a sigh, and a nod, and twisted a bit in his arms so that they were face to face again.  Her eyes flickering up to his blue ones.  She could tell he was worried or concerned for her.  He was a good man and it wasn't like he asked for the promotion of her.  She was actually happy for him, and she knew that internally she was being a really selfish bitch by feeling sorry for herself. 

"Liam I-" she began, trying to apologize for being so selfish.

He said that he was likely made Chief because he had already been second in command.  She didn't speak right away, because she honestly wanted to hear what he had to say.  At the same time, she felt really low for the fact that she still felt like she had been passed up.  She shouldn't feel this way, it wasn't right, definitely not for Liam.  He was good and didn't deserve the guilt for getting the promotion of his career.  He told her that Stark had given him leeway to get the deck staffed as he saw fit.  Thus, Sithick would get his old job of Weapons because he was gifted in that kind of thing.  Ji knew that he was, she couldn't fight that one, because she was good at pushing fighters to their max and fixing shit.  She could work on the weapons systems but she was no where as gifted as Sithick was.

"Right." she said giving a quick nod.

He moved so that he was fully in front of her, and looking down into her eyes.  Their height difference was sometimes very evident.  His hands came up to her arms and held her slightly.  Her eyes searched his as he told her that he couldn't run the deck without her.  And while it wasn't Sten's spot he was hoping that she would be his Second in Command of the Deck.  That, even before they had a relationship he had wanted to work with her in such a capacity if it ever came up.  Truthfully, they were a fantastic team.  They worked well together, they had proved time and time again to each other that they could be professional when they were on the deck and it was necessary.  She knew he was right, to extend that team to the command of the Flight Deck, to make it on and off deck, would be nice.

Liam's hands slid down into her own, and she smiled as he asked her to be his Assistant Chief.  Somehow she felt like he was proposing to her.  The way he asked it, the way he held her hand, and if the water wasn't as deep as it was, she had expected that he would be down on one knee with a shiny new combadge in his hand or something.  She gave a little chuckle.

"Anyone else looking at us would think you just asked me to marry you." she teased softly and gave a sigh.  "Well I want a raise, and I get to use the office too, and ... I want a mug replicated with coffee every shift start that says 'Best Assistant Boss Ever.'" she grinned up at him, totally kidding really, but she might as well.  Finally she jumped up from the water and sprung into his arms forcing him to catch her wet body.  Her arms clinging around his neck and holding him close.

"I would be honored to continue the best team on the Flight Deck.  I'll be your Assistant Chief." and she sealed the deal with a kiss on his lips.
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[ CPO Liam Herrold | Aldea Prime Coastline | Azulin Beach Spa | Aldea ] @BZ
[Show/Hide]The relief Liam felt when Ji took his words the right way, and saw the opportunity in what they had been given rather than the personal disappointment, it made Liam smile all the wider. She began to jest with him about a raise even though Starfleet had no monetary compensation, about using the office and having coffee served in the morning, and it told him she had caught on to the implications of him being the new CoD. Even well enough to crack jokes about it.

If there was any doubt as to that fact that it had dawned on her, Ji showed how well she liked it by leaping up and kissing him - clinging to him like a limber cat seizing prey. Liam kissed her back, wrapping his arms around her, and he couldn't help the small chuckle that bubbled in the back of his throat at her antics. Water dripped off their bodies, while Liam slowly stepped in a spinning pattern, keeping the balance for them while the waves lapped at them.

When their lips finally parted, his mouth a mere inch separated from hers, he had his reply at hand.

"I'll replicate that mug for you," he murmured with a rueful smile, his hands sliding down to her hips one at the time in order to support her where she clung to him - her back towards the sea. "And I have first-hand knowledge of what I might expect of your use of the office, so who am I to complain?"

He spoke of course when they'd used the office for... off-duty frivolities, which may have got them into trouble, but was still totally worth it. Liam kissed her neck then, the taste of her wet skin delightful with the touch of sea salt. He then whispered into her ear, finishing his answer. "As for getting a raise... You know I always rise to the occasion," he said mischievously, private words just for them, "In fact, I think you may have gotten one right now... so why don't we find somewhere private to... celebrate our promotions?"

What did she expect? With a smile like that, and clinging to him so? Surely it had been her intention to tease him? Either way, he needed to cool off in the sea or they simply transported out of there. A walk back unto the beach to get their clothes would be mortifying!

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[CPO Eun Sae Ji | Celebration | Promotions | Finally, A Day Without Stress | Two People in Love]
@Auctor Lucan



He promised the mug, and it made her want to tell him she would prefer it to say 'Assistant Boss Bitch' but she figured that probably wasn't terribly professional.  Ji tried to be more professional on deck.  She wasn't always, and her temper got the better of her from time to time, but overall she was pretty happy with her performance.  As Liam and the other bosses must have been to give her the promotion that she deserved.  Ji wasn't the kind of person that felt that she didn't work hard enough and didn't deserve the promotion she had received.  On the contrary, she knew that she worked her ass off and totally deserved the promotion.  She was rather glad that she was able to get it, actually. 

Liam told her that he knew what to expect of her use of the office, and her brow rose.  "Well, I don't think you know all the work I planned to do in there, but... you know some of the better parts." she grinned at him with a light in her eyes that told him how happy she was.  To finally, not be over looked, though she knew there would likely be rumblings about her being Liam's girl and how that had gotten her a promotion.  Most of the people on the ship knew how hard she worked and many wouldn't doubt the reason she got the new position.

Li wiped all the thoughts from her mind as his lips toyed with her neck.  Tasting her softly as he whispered about raises and how she had gotten a rise out of him.  A blush flooded her cheeks and a confident grin played at the edges of her lips while she listened to his whispers.  About finding a place where they could have some privacy. 

Her dark eyes shifted to the sleek building where the spa was located.  They likely had places the two of them could use on their own.  Maybe a steam room, a large bath, a hot tub, or even just a plain room.  She wasn't picky at this particular moment.  But, the problem was, he was going to be very obvious, with his swim suit the only thing covering him.  There was no pressure to hold him in and that was going to probably embarrass Liam, at least in a public situation like this.  Though there weren't many people around, she understood, a little anyway, the dilemma they found themselves in.

"Is there a way you could go back in the ocean?  Cool off just enough to get to the spa?  I really don't want to leave the planet just yet.  It's too beautiful and if we get back on the ship it'll be back to work and while I appreciate the promotion, I can hold off for a few more hours."
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