Spock knows what must be done, but even knowing that his choice will save Jim and countless others, he is struggling to face it. He is drowning in pain, grief, guilt, and exhaustion, until at his lowest point, Christine knocks on his door and asks him for one simple gift.
This story is a missing moment from Li'l Black Dog's shattering story, Six Degrees of Separation. It would help a lot to read that one first. http://www.adastrafanfic.com/viewstory.php?sid=781. It takes place at the end of the five year mission, and explains the distant relationship between Kirk, Spock, and McCoy at the beginning of The Motion Picture.
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Categories: Original Series
Characters: Chapel, Christine, Spock
Completed: Yes Word count: 11322 Read Count: 1866