CHAPTER THREE

It was the day of the dead baby bike race and Meredith was currently sewing suturing up a wound in some guy named Viper, who was trying to hit on her.

"Look, you really have to let me take you for some tests, and a CT. You could have internal bleeding." Meredith said.

"No thank you, I've got a race to get back to."

"Why? You can't win now anyway."

"Doesn't mean I can't cross that finish line. There's a party at the finish line. Do you want to meet me there?" Viper asked, smiling at Meredith.

"One test, a CT. I'll have you out of here in an hour."

"Can't do it, I gotta go."

"Okay, well, you realize that you're leaving against medical advice and I strongly urge you to stay."

"The frat guy said I could go." He said, referring to Alex.

"The frat guy is an ass. Okay, well, you have to sign a AMA form."

"Darlin', I will anything you want me to."

"What is it with you guys and your need to dirty everything up?"

"I don't know, maybe its just testosterone, eh?"

"Maybe. You might want to see a doctor about that, too."

Viper smiled and takes the AMA form and signs it. He gets up and starts to leave, but he turns back, grabs Meredith and kisses her. "That was for good luck," he said, leaving. "Don't worry darling, you'll see me again." He called over his shoulder.

"For your sake I hope not!" She yelled back at him. She goes back into his room to clean up.

"So, you make out with patients now?" Addison asked, walking into Vipers room.

"What are you, jealous?"

"I don't get jealous."

"We had sex once."

"And we kissed, in an elevator."

"And we kissed in an elevator once."

"Come on Meredith. Go out with me." Addison said, walking closer to Meredith.

"No"

"You know, I almost died today. Yeah, I came really close when the bikers almost ran me over on my way here. How would you feel if I died? And you didn't get a chance to go out with me?"

"Get over yourself Dr. Montgomery."

"Oh come on." Addison smirked.

"It's the chase, isn't it?" Meredith asked her.

"What?"

"The thrill of the chase. I've been wondering myself, why are you so hell bent on getting me to go out with you? You know you're my boss, you know it's against the rules, you know I keep saying no. It's the chase."

"I don't know if it's the chase, I've never chased a girl before. But it is fun isn't it?"

"This may be your first Lesbian experience, but its not a game Addison, this is my life." Meredith said, walking out on Addison.

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Alex was getting annoying. He was currently talking about a surgery he had just been in to Meredith in the locker room.

"God I smell good. You know what it is? It's the smell of open heart surgery." He talks a deep breath. "It's awesome, you gotta smell me."

"I don't want to smell you."

"I know you do."

Meredith was fed up, she turned around and pushed him into one of the lockers. You have got to be kidding me! I have more important things to deal with that you. I have roommates and girl problems and family problems. You want to act like a little frat boy bitch, that's fine. You want to take credut for your saves, and everybody else's? That's fine too. Just stay out of my face." At that time, Addison walks into the locker room. Meredith grabs Alex by the chin, forcing him to look at her, "and for the record, you smell like crap!"

Meredith turns and sees Addison. She lets go of Alex and goes back to her locker. Addison looks to Alex as if to ask, 'what happened?'

"She attacked me." Alex explained.

Meredith makes a move to really attack him.

"Meredith, Meredith, Meredith!" Addison grabs her arm and Meredith lets her push her back. "Karev, you might want to leave before I change my mind and let her beat you to a pulp."

Alex scoffs and heads out of the locker room.

"What was going on?" Addison asked, concerned.

"Nothing," Meredith answered, turning around to grab her coat out of her locker, "It's just… nothing." She says before leaving again.

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After another long day spent in the pit, Meredith was again alone in the locker room with Addison walks in.

"It's not the chase."

Meredith turns, "What?"

"You and me. Its not the thrill of the chase. It's not a game… It's… your temper, and your hair."

"My hair?"

"Its smells good. And you're very, very bossy. Keeps me in line."

"I am still not going out with you Addison."

"You say that now." Addison says before leaving.

END CHAPTER THREE