Chapter 4: Disbelief

Max: Heya! Sorry about disappearing for so long. Been busy. Well, I have returned to you and I will get started!

Armeria was at a loss for words. She couldn't feel anything, as though she was disconnected from her body.

"Doc…are you sure?" she whispered at last. Doc nodded.

"Without a doubt. You are pregnant." He said calmly.

"" She asked quietly. Doc chuckled.

"Well, this kind of thing only happens when two young people--like you and the captain--meet, they fall in love and they--"

"Okay! Okay, I get it!" Armeria said stopping him as he chuckled again. Armeria felt her heart beat in her chest. She didn't know what to do. She was pregnant, and the child was Skulls'. She didn't know what to do...then...

"Doc, I want my...pregnancy" she whispered the word "to remain a secret between us. I don't know what to do about it right now." she said.

"Armeria, I think that the captain has a right to know--"

"Doc, please! I will tell him...soon...someday...just not now...I can't." Armeria felt close to tears now. She couldn't imagine telling Skulls that he had got her pregnant, she could only imagine what would happen next.


"Please, Doc." she whispered.

It was a moment before he answered;