"I may only be the Quartermaster, but I'm in love with you, Hoshi." It was Sekar Khan, standing at her doorway and looking more than a little nervous.

"I – what?"

"Ever since the Kovaalan particle wake brought us back in time, ever since we became a generational ship, I have thought about you. Here, I made you this."

She took the package from him, and opened it. It was a pink cocktail dress, in an Asian design. "It's beautiful."

At dinner that night, he about dropped his fork when she came in. All eyes stared. She was wearing the dress.