Madness in a Silken Thread
Limiculous

Disclaimer: Not mine, none of it. The characters are Joss' and the title is Shakespeare's.

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what genetics kept from her, part i

daughters

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She knew what she wanted, always. Until she met Captain Reynolds.

Malcolm, who admired the smooth lines of the dress she wore— Malcolm, who showed teeth in the parody of a smile and called her a whore— Malcolm, who wore a new face every day—

Malcolm infuriated her.

But Inara wanted to give him children (any daughters—). She wanted to wake up next to him each morning and slide her fingers across each of his cheekbones. She wanted to become a true part of this little family, Mal's crew, even if it meant running from the law for the rest of her short life.

But that first one was the most persistent (any daughters you have—), and the images of children gifted with his warm eyes and smirk and reckless loyalty haunted her dreams at night.

But—

She wanted to kill him for making her feel this way (any daughters you have will be

just

like

you).

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A.N. Questions? Comments? CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM YES PLEASE!