Title: Red and blonde Time Period: Beyond Genres: Action, mush, Primary Characters: Luke Skywalker, Mara Jade, Character: Luke, Action; making love Place; Yavin Luke Skywalker was baffled. Mara Jade – finally coming to Yavin and agreeing to be trained in the way of the Jedi – had after a training duel with lightsabers cornered and disarmed him with a teasing ‘come and get me farmboy. Taking his lightsaber she had hopped featherlight on one of the balconies in the training salle. “You have to earn it back.” She teased and ignited the lightsaber and started for a closed door. “You have won Mara. Where are you going?” “Use the Force Luke,” Mara teased. “I will,” Luke began to smile. She was headed to his room. He slowed down when he sensed something more. His feelings for Mara – begun during the Thrawn crisis on Myrkr and continued after the great fight on Wayland – had deepened. And he waited and waited before opening his door and saw. Mara smiled. She used the Force. Luke felt clothes stripping from his body and used the Force to jump on his bed and in her arms. The aftermath of the duel had never tasted sweeter when he began to kiss her and felt her responding in mind and body.