Endless long legs. Huge blue eyes, shimmering like the event horizon.

He hadn't lied the first time he had met her. He liked women and nobody could deny she was a stunning woman.

He got to work with her and lust converted in something more. Much more.

Yet he had to treat her only like another officer. Longing for a distant future when they could be more than CO and 2IC.

Then she hummed and his hope started crumbling.

She showed him a ring.

He remained stoic until he reached the security of his empty house then he fell apart.