Okay, so I wrote this entire series while I was working on Hatfield/McCoy world and I was going to wait to post it for awhile, but I figured, what the heck. Why not? So, I'm gonna post two chapters of it a day so that it doesn't all pop up at once. It's a series of nine drabbles...a kind of what if thought...hope you enjoy! :)

He was younger than her. That was true, but she never could be bothered to care what other people thought. Not when he kissed her the first time, not when his eyes sparkled just so as he solved a complicated math problem, and not when his hands shook slightly as he slid the shiny diamond onto her finger.

She smiled to herself as she completed her daily status report in his quarters. Most people mistakenly thought Chekov was shy.

He wasn't shy. He was private so she had felt all the more special when he had welcomed her into his world.

The door swished opened and Chekov practically attacked her.

"What do you think you're doing? I'm trying to work!" Chekov smiled at her and she instantly softened.

"So am I." She laughed the deep throaty laugh he adored so much.

"Ya tebya lyublyu."

She quickly realized Russian was her new favorite language.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ya tebya lyublyu-I love you

Reviews are always appreciated...two more shots tomorrow ;)