Bridging The Distance

by Kathryn A

Blakes 7 ( 100 words) [2004-07-9] ?Kerr Avon

Drabble on theme of distance.

B7 Friday: Distance
Date: 9 July 2004

He told himself it was purely pragmatic: they couldn't afford to be one man down. The fact that he'd been the first to notice her absence, that was merely superior observation, not personal concern.

How to bring her out of her little self-imposed exile? He was no psychotech, with smart words and slippery phrases. What did he know about comfort, anyway? Alien, she was as far away as Auron was from Earth. All he had was honesty.

How could one bridge the distance? One barrier at a time.

"What is it?"

"Well, it looks like a door, and it's closed."